Trouble in Paradise is the seventh album by American composer Randy Newman. It spawned local anthem "I Love . and minor hit, "The Blues," a duet with Paul Simon. Trouble in Paradise was ranked as number 67 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s list. A cover version of "Real Emotional Girl" by the Canadian singer Patricia O'Callaghan appears on her 2001 album Real Emotional Girl. All songs written by Randy Newman. Christmas in Capetown" - 4:21.
Recorded using the 3M Digital Mastering Process Recorded, mixed and originally mastered at Warner Bros.
Randy Newman began the slow process of transforming himself into a polished . song-crafter on the album Little Criminals, and with Trouble in Paradise the metamorphosis was complete; by this time, Newman could make a record just as ear-pleasing as anything Paul Simon, Don Henley, or Lindsey Buckingham could come up with, and proved it by persuading all three to. appear on the sessions.
Trouble in Paradise is the seventh album by American composer Randy Newman. Released four years after his last commercial album, 1979's Born Again, and two years after he composed the original score for the 1981 film Ragtime, it was well-received as a return to form. It spawned the hit "I Love . and included a duet with Paul Simon on "The Blues.
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Trouble in Paradise" is the seventh album by American composer Randy Newman. Released four years after his last commercial album, 1979's "Born Again", and two years after he composed the original score for the 1981 film "Ragtime", it was well-received as a return to form. It spawned the smash hit "I Love . in addition to a duet with Paul Simon on "The Blues".
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|A1||I Love L.A.
Backing Vocals – Christine McVieRhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals – Waddy Wachtel
|A2||Christmas In Capetown
Backing Vocals – Bob Seger, Don Henley, Jennifer Warnes, Linda Ronstadt, Wendy WaldmanPercussion [Additional] – Paulinho Da Costa
Guitar [Solo] – Dean ParksLead Vocals – Randy NewmanLead Vocals, Vocals [Background] – Paul SimonPercussion [Additional] – Paulinho Da CostaPiano [Solo] – Neil Larsen
Piano – Ralph Grierson
Horns [Section] – Jim Horn, Jon Smith Piano – Michael Boddicker
|A6||My Life Is Good
Saxophone [Solo] – Ernie Watts
Backing Vocals – Arno Lucas, Leslie Smith, Rickie Lee JonesMandolin, Guitar [Additional] – Dean ParksOrgan – Michael Boddicker
|B2||Real Emotional Girl
Piano – Ralph Grierson
|B3||Take Me Back
Backing Vocals – Bob Seger, Don HenleyHorns [Section] – Ernie Watts, Larry Williams, Steve MadaioPercussion [Additional] – Paulinho Da Costa
|B4||There's A Party At My House
Horns [Section] – Jerry Hey, Jim Horn, Jon Smith
Backing Vocals – Jennifer Warnes, Linda Ronstadt, Wendy WaldmanGuitar – Dean Parks
|B6||Song For The Dead|
- Art Direction, Cover, Design – Jim Swan
- Bass – Nathan East
- Coordinator [Production] – Gail Pierson, Kimberly Boyle, Vicki Fortson
- Drums – Jeff Porcaro
- Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Fernandez*
- Engineer, Mixed By – Mark Linett
- Guitar – Steve Lukather
- Mastered By – Bobby Hata
- Organ [Farfisa], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – David Paich
- Percussion – Lenny Castro
- Photography By – Tim Newman
- Producer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
- Recorded By – Lee Herschberg (tracks: A4, B2)
- Synthesizer – Michael Boddicker
- Vocals, Piano, Synthesizer, Written By, Arranged By, Conductor – Randy Newman
NotesRecorded using the 3M Digital Mastering Process
Recorded, mixed and originally mastered at
Warner Bros. Recording Studios, North Hollywood
Strings recorded at The Burbank Studios
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 7599-23755-4
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|92 37551||Randy Newman||Trouble In Paradise (LP, Album)||Warner Bros. Records||92 37551||Canada||1983|
|9 23755 -2||Randy Newman||Trouble In Paradise (CD, Album, Tar)||Warner Bros. Records||9 23755 -2||Germany||1983|