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One Bad Habit is a vocal album by Michael Franks, released in 1980 by Warner Bros. Records.[3] It was Franks' sixth studio album and the first to receive significant radio play in the United States.

One Bad Habit
Michael Franks One Bad Habit CD.jpg
Studio album by
Released
  • 1980 (1980) on vinyl
  • 1988 (1988) on CD
Recorded
GenreJazz
Length38:08
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerTommy LiPuma
Michael Franks chronology
Tiger in the Rain
(1979)
One Bad Habit
(1980)
Michael Franks with Crossfire Live
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Michael Franks, unless otherwise noted.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Baseball"3:50
2."Inside You"4:11
3."All Dressed Up with Nowhere to Go"3:47
4."Lotus Blossom" (Michael Franks, Don Grolnick)4:15
5."On My Way Home to You"4:52
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."One Bad Habit"4:06
2."Loving You More and More"3:44
3."Still Life"4:12
4."He Tells Himself He's Happy"4:15

PersonnelEdit

MusiciansEdit

SupportEdit

  • Art direction – Peter Whorf
  • Photography – Fred Valentine
  • Recording and mixing – Al Schmitt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AllMusic review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 79. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ "Discography in Order of Release". MichaelFranks.com. Retrieved 2012-01-28.

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