Nervous Night

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kenyon Hopkin
Often overlooked, the Hooters' Nervous Night was a defining record not only for the band, but for 1985 itself. Filled to the brim with fun, danceable new wave-ish rock, the album is a wonderful representation of a lighthearted era. The peppy vocals of keyboardist Rob Hyman and guitarist Eric Bazilian give the band an assured, happy energy, while the sporadic use of the mandolin and melodica a combination harmonica/keyboard gives the group its distinctive sound. "And We Danced" and "Day by Day" became instant pop hits, but the remainder of Nervous Night is almost as strong. "All You Zombies," which refers to stories in the Bible, is the band's most powerful moment; along ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kenyon Hopkin
Often overlooked, the Hooters' Nervous Night was a defining record not only for the band, but for 1985 itself. Filled to the brim with fun, danceable new wave-ish rock, the album is a wonderful representation of a lighthearted era. The peppy vocals of keyboardist Rob Hyman and guitarist Eric Bazilian give the band an assured, happy energy, while the sporadic use of the mandolin and melodica a combination harmonica/keyboard gives the group its distinctive sound. "And We Danced" and "Day by Day" became instant pop hits, but the remainder of Nervous Night is almost as strong. "All You Zombies," which refers to stories in the Bible, is the band's most powerful moment; along with "Where Do the Children Go," the track showed that the Hooters could be serious and dramatic as well as upbeat. Although the band wasn't able to maintain its momentum with subsequent records, Nervous Night remains a noteworthy contribution to mid-'80s rock and doesn't sound quite as dated as the work of some of the band's contemporaries.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972397924
  • Catalog Number: 723979
  • Sales rank: 35,101

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Hooters Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Patty Smyth Vocals
Eric Bazilian Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Saxophone, Vocals
Rob Hyman Keyboards, Vocals
John Lilley Guitar
Patti Smith Vocals
Björn Ulvaeus Guitar, Vocals
David Uosikkinen Drums
Andy King Bass, Vocals
Andrew King Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
John Agnello Engineer
Jonatha Brooke Composer
Rick Chertoff Producer
George Marino Mastering
William Wittman Engineer
Joel Zimmerman Art Direction
Barbara Blair Production Design
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Love the Hooters!!!

    I was so happy to find the Hooters CDs on B&N!! I have the original casset tape and have played it so much it is just about worn through!

    The music is great! Brings me back to my college days!

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