T.R.A.S.H. (Tubes Rarities and Smash Hits)

T.R.A.S.H. (Tubes Rarities and Smash Hits)

by The Tubes

CD

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Overview

T.R.A.S.H. (Tubes Rarities and Smash Hits)

The Tubes' reputation (or lack thereof) is built on their uninhibited '70s performances, and, to a much lesser extent, on the non-hits collected on T.R.A.S.H. Before ultra-clean David Foster production pushed the Tubes into the Top 40 in the '80s, this circus of the insane recorded with an eclectic array of talent, delivering bouncy, wavy Americana spit-wads like the immortal "White Punks on Dope" and the materialistic "What Do You Want from Life?" Some funny stuff here ("Slipped my Disco"), but what works onstage, surrounded by naked women, doesn't always require repeat listening. The Tubes were definitely ahead (or outside) of their time, and "Don't Touch Me There" is the kind of looniness Jim Steinman would take to the top and beyond. The Tubes constructed many brilliant singles with wit and depth, but you-had-to-be-there for much of T.R.A.S.H. Still, this collection of their A&M work is easy access to the Tube's overlooked '70s stuff, and worth a few spins.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/1991
Label: A&M
UPC: 0075021324428
catalogNumber: 3244

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tubes   Primary Artist
Deniece Williams   Background Vocals
Fee Waybill   Vocals
Bill Spooner   Guitar,Vocals
Michael Cotten   Synthesizer
Mingo Lewis   Percussion,Drums
Prairie Prince   Drums
Julia Tillman Waters   Background Vocals
Roger Steen   Guitar,Vocals
Maxine Willard Waters   Background Vocals
Vince Welnick   Keyboards
Kenny Ortega   Background Vocals
Leroy Jones   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Kooper   Producer
Todd Rundgren   Producer,Engineer
Tubes   Composer
Fee Waybill   Composer,Contributor
Bill Spooner   Composer,Contributor
Ken Scott   Producer
John Anthony   Producer
Fred Catero   Producer,Engineer
Michael Cotten   Composer,Contributor
Peter Henderson   Producer,Engineer
John Beverly Jones   Engineer,Contributor
Ken Kessie   Producer,Engineer
Lee Kiefer   Engineer
Prairie Prince   Contributor,Composer
Roger Steen   Composer,Contributor
Ed Thacker   Engineer
Vince Welnick   Composer,Contributor
Don Wood   Engineer
Rikki Farr   Producer
Rick Anderson   Composer,Contributor

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