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Rush Street (album)

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Rush Street is the third studio album by singer and songwriter Richard Marx. Released in late 1991, it sold over two million copies in the United States alone. It was Richard's third consecutive multi-million seller in the U. S.

Rush Street
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 1991
StudioA&M Studios, Lion Share Studios, Right Track Studios, Sunset Sound Studios, Frantic Studio, Westlake Studios, Capitol Studios, Bill Champlin Studio, The Village Recorder, Elumba Studios, Can-Am Studios, The Enterprise
GenreRock, R&B
Length65:35
LabelCapitol
ProducerRichard Marx, Fee Waybill
Richard Marx chronology
Repeat Offender
(1989)
Rush Street
(1991)
Live In USA 1988/92
(1992)
Singles from Richard Marx
  1. "Keep Coming Back"
    Released: October 1991
  2. "Hazard"
    Released: January 1992
  3. "Take This Heart"
    Released: June 1992
  4. "Chains Around My Heart"
    Released: October 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Its first single, "Keep Coming Back," was #1 on the American Adult Contemporary chart for four consecutive weeks. It reached #5 in Cashbox while peaking at #12 in Billboard. The follow-up single, "Hazard", also hit #1 Adult Contemporary. It reached #6 in Cashbox and #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Subsequent single releases included "Take This Heart" and "Chains Around My Heart", which were Top Ten hits on the US Adult Contemporary charts. All four hits boasted popular music videos as well. Toto members Steve Lukather and Jeff Porcaro were among the session musicians employed on the album, although they play on separate tracks.

Marx admitted in 2001 that the track "Superstar" is about Madonna[2] The album was dedicated to son Brandon Marx and grandmother Lois.

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Playing with Fire" (Richard Marx, Steve Lukather) – 4:29
  2. "Love Unemotional" (Marx) – 5:06
  3. "Keep Coming Back" (Marx) – 6:51
  4. "Take This Heart" (Marx) – 4:10
  5. "Hazard" (Marx) – 5:17
  6. "Hands in Your Pocket" (Marx) – 3:54
  7. "Calling You" (Marx, Bruce Gaitsch) – 4:42
  8. "Superstar" (Marx) – 4:42
  9. "Streets of Pain" (Marx, Fee Waybill) – 5:10
  10. "I Get No Sleep" (Marx) – 3:44
  11. "Big Boy Now" (Marx, Waybill) – 5:38
  12. "Chains Around My Heart" (Marx, Waybill) – 5:42
  13. "Your World" (Marx) – 5:54

Bonus Tracks on Japanese release

  • "Ride with the Idol" – 3:46

Bonus Tracks on Latin America release

  • "Regresa A Mi [Keep Coming Back]" – 5:22

PersonnelEdit

Musicians
Background vocals
Production
  • Brad Aldredge – assistant engineer
  • Bryant Arnett – assistant engineer
  • Ray Blair – engineer (6)
  • Rick Caughron – assistant engineer
  • Lavant Coppock – assistant engineer
  • Peter Doell – engineer (5, 7, 12)
  • Michael Douglas – assistant engineer
  • Bill Drescher – engineer (1-4, 6, 8, 10, 11), mixing (1-7, 10, 12), additional engineer (5)
  • Susanne Edgren – production coordination
  • Ross Garfield – technician
  • Lolly Grodner – assistant engineer
  • Mick Guzauski – mixing (8)
  • Mark Hagen – assistant engineer
  • Nels Israelson – photography
  • Brian Jackson – design
  • Leslie Ann Jones – assistant engineer
  • Jesse Kanner – assistant engineer
  • Brian Malouf – mixing (11, 13)
  • Pat McDougal – assistant engineer
  • Tom Nellen – assistant engineer
  • Rick Norman – assistant engineer
  • Charles Paakkari – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Reeves – assistant engineer
  • Mark Stebbeds – assistant engineer
  • Wally Traugott – mastering
  • Larry Vigon – art direction, design
  • Fee Waybill – co-producer (lead vocals; 1, 10)
  • Randy Wine – assistant engineer
  • Dave Wittman – engineer (Billy Joel; 10)

Chart positionsEdit

Year Song US Hot 100 US A.C. UK Singles US Hot R&B
1991 "Keep Coming Back" 12 1 55 71
1992 "Hazard" 9 1 3 -
"Take This Heart" 20 4 13 -
"Chains Around My Heart" 44 9 29 -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Ask Richard: August 2001". richardmarxonline.com. Archived from the original on 2007-01-07. Retrieved 2007-06-13.