Rip It Up (Orange Juice album)

Rip It Up is the second album released by Scottish post-punk band Orange Juice. It was released in 1982. This album contains their hit song of the same name, which reached the Top 10. The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[4]

Rip It Up
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1982
StudioBerwick Street Studios, London
GenrePost-punk, new wave[1]
Length42:16
LabelPolydor
ProducerMartin Hayles
Orange Juice chronology
You Can't Hide Your Love Forever
(1982)
Rip It Up
(1982)
Texas Fever
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Rip It Up" – 5:19 (Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika)
  2. "A Million Pleading Faces" – 3:14 (Manyika)
  3. "Mud in Your Eye" – 3:56 (Collins)
  4. "Turn Away" – 3:19 (Ross)
  5. "Breakfast Time" – 5:10 (Collins)
  6. "I Can't Help Myself" – 5:05 (Collins, McClymont)
  7. "Flesh of My Flesh" – 3:15 (Collins)
  8. "Louise Louise" – 2:51 (Collins)
  9. "Hokoyo" – 5:06 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika, Zop Cormorant)
  10. "Tenterhook" – 5:01 (Collins)

1998 Reissue Bonus Tracks

  1. "Tongues Begin to Wag" - 4:14 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika)
  2. "Barbecue" - 4:48 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika)
  3. "Flesh of My Flesh" (7" version) - 3:16 (Collins)

PersonnelEdit

Orange Juice

with:

  • Dick Morrissey - saxophone
  • Martin Drover - flugelhorn
  • Martin Hayles - piano, synthesizer
  • Mel Gaynor - percussion
  • Louise Waddle - handclaps
  • Gavyn Wright - violin
  • Paul Quinn - vocals
  • Danny Cummings - percussion on "Flesh of My Flesh"
Technical
  • Gwyn Mathias - additional engineering
  • Orange Juice - sleeve design
  • Eric Watson - photography

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 50 Best New Wave Albums". Paste Magazine. 30 August 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r587267
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0195313734.
  4. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (7 February 2006). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 0-7893-1371-5.