The Completion Backward Principle

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All Music Guide - Tom Demalon
The Completion Backward Principle was the first release on EMI/Capitol by San Francisco-based the Tubes. It found the outrageous septet working with producer David Foster, who gives the record a high-gloss sheen. It's a pairing that, while possibly surprising to fans of the band's earlier releases, actually works quite nicely. The ballads the Top 40 hit "Don't Want to Wait Anymore" and the Toto-esque "Amnesia" don't suit the band, but most everything else does. There's a pair of catchy new wavish rockers in "Talk to Ya Later" and "Think About Me," the wacky "Sushi Girl," and the R&B-flavored "A Matter of Pride." The Completion Backward Principle rightfully earned the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tom Demalon
The Completion Backward Principle was the first release on EMI/Capitol by San Francisco-based the Tubes. It found the outrageous septet working with producer David Foster, who gives the record a high-gloss sheen. It's a pairing that, while possibly surprising to fans of the band's earlier releases, actually works quite nicely. The ballads the Top 40 hit "Don't Want to Wait Anymore" and the Toto-esque "Amnesia" don't suit the band, but most everything else does. There's a pair of catchy new wavish rockers in "Talk to Ya Later" and "Think About Me," the wacky "Sushi Girl," and the R&B-flavored "A Matter of Pride." The Completion Backward Principle rightfully earned the Tubes new fans and set the table for their commercial breakthrough, Outside/Inside, two years later.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/1998
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261201003
  • Catalog Number: 100
  • Sales rank: 57,710

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Tubes Primary Artist, Primary Artist
David Foster Keyboards
Bill Champlin Vocals
Fee Waybill Vocals
Bill Spooner Guitar, Vocals
Bobby Colomby Vocals
Michael Cotten Synthesizer
Bruce Garfield Vocals
Mingo Lewis Percussion
Steve Lukather Guitar
Keith Olsen Vocals
Stanley Paterson Vocals
Prairie Prince Drums
Roger Steen Guitar, Vocals
Vince Welnick Keyboards, Vocals
Rick Anderson Bass
Technical Credits
The Tubes Composer
David Foster Composer, Producer
Fee Waybill Composer
Bill Spooner Composer
Michael Cotten Composer, Cover Design, Logo, Cover Photo
Humberto Gatica Engineer
Steve Lukather Composer
Prairie Prince Composer
Roger Steen Composer
Vince Welnick Composer, Accounting
Leach Logo, Cover Photo
Roy Kohara Art Direction
Rick Anderson Composer
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