Scandal is a self-titled debut EP by American rock band Scandal, released in 1982 by Columbia Records. Although the EP was never released on CD, all five of the EP's songs along with the "Goodbye to You" B-side "All My Life" are found on the VH1 Scandal compilation album We Are the '80s (2006).[2] An alternate photo from the same photoshoot of the EP was used for the VH1 compilation cover as well as Playlist: The Very Best of Scandal (2008), with the track listing for Playlist being identical to We Are the '80s.[3] All five of the EP's songs can also be found on the remastered and expanded 2014 Rock Candy Records version of Scandal's 1984 album Warrior.[4]

Scandal
Scandal EP.jpg
EP by
Released1982
GenreRock, pop rock
Length18:53
LabelColumbia
ProducerVini Poncia, Rick Chertoff
Scandal chronology
Scandal
(1982)
Warrior
(1984)
Singles from Scandal
  1. "Goodbye to You"
    Released: 1982
  2. "Love's Got a Line on You"
    Released: 1983
  3. "Win Some, Lose Some"
    Released: 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The song "Win Some, Lose Some" was written in 1979 and first recorded by Bryan Adams on his 1980 self-titled debut album.[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Goodbye to You"Zack Smith3:46
2."Love's Got a Line on You"Smith, Kathe Green3:24
3."Win Some, Lose Some"Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Eric Kagna, Paul Dean3:47
4."She Can't Say No"Smith, Patty Smyth4:21
5."Another Bad Love"Smith, Smyth3:35

PersonnelEdit

  • Patty Smyth - vocals
  • Zack Smith - guitar, background vocals
  • Keith Mack - guitar, background vocals
  • Ray Gomez - guitar, background vocals
  • Ivan Elias - bass guitar
  • Frankie LaRocka - drums
  • Benjy King - keyboards, background vocals
  • Paul Shaffer - keyboards
  • Liz Smyth - background vocals
  • Rahni Kugel - background vocals

ProductionEdit

  • Produced by Vini Poncia (tracks 1, 2, 4, and 5) and Vini Poncia and Rick Chertoff (track 3)
  • Associate producer, engineer: Bob Schaper
  • Additional engineering: Harry Spiridakis, Michael Christopher, Nicky Kalliongis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "We Are the '80s - Scandal | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  3. ^ "Playlist: The Very Best of Scandal - Scandal | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  4. ^ "Rock Candy Records New Releases - KROKUS & SCANDAL". MelodicRock.com. August 22, 2014.
  5. ^ "Win Some Lose Some (Adams)". Archived from the original on 2009-09-28. Retrieved 2009-04-03.

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