Boys Will Be Boys (Rabbitt album)

Boys Will Be Boys is the debut album from the band Rabbitt, the South African rock quartet led by Trevor Rabin. It was released in 1975 on Jo'Burg Records in South Africa, and promptly went gold faster than any other disc released in the country. The band would go on to win the Sarie Award (South Africa's equivalent to the Grammy) for "Best Contemporary Pop".

Boys Will Be Boys
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Studio album by
Released1975
Recorded1974-1975
GenreRock
LabelJo'Burg Records (South Africa, South Rhodesia)
Capricorn (United States)
ProducerTrevor Rabin, Julian Laxton, Patrick van Blerk
Rabbitt chronology
Boys Will Be Boys
(1975)
A Croak and a Grunt in the Night
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link

Boys Will Be Boys would later be re-issued in 1989, both in Germany (on Line Music) and in the States (on Jet).

Track listingEdit

  1. "Something's Going Wrong with My Baby" (Trevor Rabin) — 4:45
  2. "Savage" (Rabin) — 4:43
  3. "Lifeline" (Patrick van Blerk, Rabin) — 6:00
  4. "Locomotive Breath" (Ian Anderson) — 3:35
  5. "Hard Ride" (Rabin) — 4:05
  6. "Baby's Leaving" (Rabin) — 2:20
  7. "Eventides" (Rabin) — 2:34
  8. "Looking for the Man" (Van Blerk, Rabin) — 4:00
  9. "Death of Tulio" (Rabin) — 0:22
  10. "Charlie" (Van Blerk, Rabin) — 2:35
  11. "Brand New Love"* (Rabin) — 3:38
  12. "Auld Lang Syne"* (Traditional) — 1:18
  • Bonus tracks on 2006 CD re-issue (Fresh Music)

PersonnelEdit

RabbittEdit

  • Trevor Rabin: Lead vocal, electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and synthesizers
  • Duncan Faure: Keyboards, synthesizers and lead vocal on track 5
  • Ronnie Robot: Bass
  • Neil Cloud: Drums and percussion

Additional personnelEdit

  • Godfrey Rabin: Violin solo on track 5
  • Strings arranged by Pro Arte; conducted by Bram Verhoef

ProductionEdit

  • Arranged by Trevor Rabin
  • Produced by Trevor Rabin, Julian Laxton and Patrick van Blerk
  • Engineered and mixed by Julian Laxton

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