Animalism (album)

Animalism is the fifth American album by the Animals, released in November 1966. The album includes a collaboration with Frank Zappa ("All Night Long"), with covers of B.B. King and Sam Cooke. It was issued only in the US.

Animalism
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Studio album by
Released21 November 1966
Recorded9 January, 13 April, and 4 July 1966
StudioLansdowne Recording Studio, London, England and T.T.G, Hollywood, California
GenreR&B[1]
Length42:52
LabelMGM
ProducerTom Wilson
The Animals US chronology
Animalization
(1966)
Animalism
(1966)
Eric Is Here
(1967)

Animalism peaked at number 33 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart. It was their last Top 40 album, as well as the last recording made by the original incarnation of the Animals prior to their breakup. A remastered bootlegged CD edition was issued by Flawed Gems[2][3] in 2014 that included 11 bonus tracks.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[4]

Track listingEdit

Side 1Edit

  1. "All Night Long" (Frank Zappa) - 2:46
  2. "Shake" (Sam Cooke) - 3:11
  3. "The Other Side of This Life" (Fred Neil) - 3:30
  4. "Rock Me Baby" (B.B. King, Joe Josea) - 5:23
  5. "Lucille" (Albert Collins, Richard Penniman) - 2:19
  6. "Smokestack Lightning" (Chester Burnett) - 5:19

Side 2Edit

  1. "Hey Gyp" (Donovan Leitch) - 3:46
  2. "Hit the Road, Jack" (Percy Mayfield) - 3:16
  3. "Outcast" (Ernie Johnson, Edgar Campbell) (Album version) - 2:35
  4. "Louisiana Blues" (McKinley Morganfield) - 2:37
  5. "That's All I Am to You" (Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott) - 2:08
  6. "Going Down Slow" (Jimmy Oden) - 6:12[4]

2014 CD reissue with bonus tracks

  1. "All Night Long" (Frank Zappa) - 2:46
  2. "Shake" (Sam Cooke) - 3:11
  3. "The Other Side of This Life" (Fred Neil) - 3:30
  4. "Rock Me Baby" (B.B. King, Joe Josea) - 5:23
  5. "Lucille" (Albert Collins, Richard Penniman) - 2:19
  6. "Smokestack Lightning" (Chester Burnett) - 5:19
  7. "Hey Gyp" (Donovan Leitch) - 3:46
  8. "Hit the Road, Jack" (Percy Mayfield) - 3:16
  9. "Outcast" (Ernie Johnson, Edgar Campbell) (Album version) - 2:35
  10. "Louisiana Blues" (McKinley Morganfield) - 2:37
  11. "That's All I Am to You" (Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott) - 2:08
  12. "Going Down Slow" (Jimmy Oden) - 6:12
  13. (live in Germany, January 1967)
  14. "C. C. Ryder" (Ma Rainey, Lena Arant) - 3:56
  15. "A Love Like Yours" (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. - 3:00
  16. "Shake, Rattle, and Roll" (Charles F. Calhoun) - 3:06
  17. "Tobacco Road" (John D. Loudermilk) - 4:27
  18. "Roadrunner (Ellas McDaniel) - 2:48
  19. (BBC session, January 30, 1967)
  20. "When I Was Young" (Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, and Danny McCulloch) - 3:03
  21. "A Love Like Yours" (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. - 2:44
  22. "Connection" (Mick Jagger and Keith Richards) - 2:23
  23. (BBC session, August 15, 1967)
  24. "It's All Meat" - 2:09
  25. "San Franciscan Nights (Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, and Danny McCulloch) - 3:03
  26. "All Night Long" (Frank Zappa) - 2:40

PersonnelEdit

Album credited only Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler, Dave Rowberry, Hilton Valentine, Barry Jenkins, and John Steel; Globalia.net credits others listed below for tracks 1 and 3 (LP and CD).[5] The 2014 CD reissue has asterisks for tracks 1 and 3, but no explanation of them, so Globalia.net may be correct.

The Animals

with:

2014 CD reissue bonus tracks (13-23)

The Animals
Technical
  • Producer: Tom Wilson
  • Engineers: Mack Emerman, David Greene, Ami Hadani, Adrian Kerridge, Val Valentin
  • Arranger: Dave Rowberry
  • Liner notes: Chas Chandler

ChartsEdit

AlbumEdit

Year Chart Position
1967 Billboard Pop Albums 33

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Animals: Animalism". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Animalism (1966 US Mono Album) & 11 Bonus Tracks". Amazon.com. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Flawed Gems". Discogs.com. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Animalism - The Animals | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "FZ chronology". Globalia.net. Retrieved 27 June 2014.