Tyranny (Stabilizers album)

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Studio album by Stabilizers
Released December 1, 1986
Recorded Conway Studios, Hollywood
Genre Pop
Length 38:19
Label Columbia
Producer Denny Diante
Singles from Tyranny
  1. "One Simple Thing"
    Released: 1986
  2. "Tyranny"
    Released: 1986

Tyranny is the debut studio album of the American pop/rock duo The Stabilizers, released on Columbia Records in 1986.


The first single released from the Tyranny album was called "One Simple Thing," which peaked at #21 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in 1986 and charted at #93 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Track listing[edit]

"All songs written by Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens.
1986 Still Life Music and Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)"
No. Title Length
1. "Tyranny" 4:29
2. "(If I) Found Rome" 4:38
3. "I Don't Need the Pain" 4:03
4. "Now I Hear You" 4:44
5. "One Simple Thing" 4:07
6. "Underground" 4:47
7. "Does Your Love Lie Open?" 4:31
8. "A Place to Hide" 3:41
9. "You Pull Me Down" 4:03


The Stabilizers[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

Robbie Buchanan: Keyboards, Keyboard Programming
Casey Young: Keyboard Programming, Keyboard solo on track 4
John "J.R." Robinson: Drums (tracks 3, 5, 6, and 7), Drum overdubs (all other tracks, except 8)
Tom Scott: Saxophone
Nathan East: Bass (track 3)
Neil Stubenhaus: Bass (track 5)


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p14367
  2. ^ The Stabilizers- Tyranny vinyl album liner notes. Accessed 8-18-2010.