Thursday, March 8, 2012

In Color - Cheap Trick



In Color

In Color is the second studio album by Cheap Trick, released in 1977. It was produced by Tom Werman.

This album is considered a classic of the power pop genre as well as one of the best rock albums ever recorded. The album was ranked No. 4 on Shake Some Action: The Ultimate Power Pop Guide. In 2003, the album was also ranked number 448 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

All songs written by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.
Side One

1. "Hello There" – 1:41
2. "Big Eyes" – 3:10
3. "Downed" – 4:12
4. "I Want You to Want Me" – 3:11
5. "You're All Talk" (Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson) – 3:36

Side Two

1. "Oh Caroline" – 2:59
2. "Clock Strikes Ten" – 2:59
3. "Southern Girls" (Nielsen, Petersson) – 3:44
4. "Come On, Come On" – 2:41
5. "So Good to See You" – 3:37

The 1998 reissue of In Color featured five bonus tracks, including "Oh Boy," which was the b-side to "I Want You to Want Me," and "Goodnight," the live show-closing variation on "Hello There."

11. "Oh Boy" (Instrumental version) – 3:09
12. "Southern Girls" (Demo) (Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson) – 3:03
13. "Come On, Come On" (Demo) – 2:04
14. "You're All Talk" (Live) (Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson) – 3:41
15. "Goodnight" (Live) – 2:19

* Robin Zander - lead vocals, rhythm guitar
* Rick Nielsen - lead guitars, vocals
* Tom Petersson - bass, vocals
* Bun E. Carlos - drums

Additional personnel
* Tom Werman - producer
* Antonino Reale - engineer
* George Marino - mastering

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