Nervous Night

Nervous Night

by The Hooters
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Nervous Night

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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Release Date: 02/01/2008
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886972397924
catalogNumber: 723979
Rank: 32136

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Nervous Night 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Susie_EB More than 1 year ago
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!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago