On April 7, 1986.

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On April 7, 1986, “RCA / Ariola” label released “Animal Magic”, the second Blow Monkeys album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, and was produced by Peter Wilson, Dr. Robert and Adam Moseley.

Personnel:

  • Dr Robert – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Neville Henry – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Mick Anke – bass, double bass
  • Tony Kiley – drums
  • Peter Wilson – keyboards, honk box, string machine, Hammond organ, barroom piano, background vocals, brass arrangements
  • Joe Brown – slide guitar
  • Luís Jardim – percussion
  • Mickey Finn – bongos
  • Dick Morrissey – soprano saxophone
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • Eek-A-Mouse: vocals
  • Dixie Peach, Morris Michael – backing vocals
  • Sylvia Mason-James – backing vocals
  • Mary Cassidy – backing vocals
  • Bernita Turner – backing vocals
  • Yogi – backing vocals
  • Morris Michael – backing vocals
  • Vicky St. James – backing vocals
  • Morris Micheals – backing vocals
  • The Demon Barbers – backing vocals
  • Axel Kroell – drums programming
  • Peter Wilson – string arrangements
  • John Mealing – string arrangement
  • Michael Baker – mixing, recording
  • Mainartery – art direction, design
  • Ian Thomas – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dr. Robert.

  1. Digging Your Scene
  2. Animal Magic
  3. Wicked Ways
  4. Sweet Murder
  5. Aeroplane City Lovesong
  6. I Nearly Died Laughing
  7. Don’t Be Scared of Me
  8. Burn the Rich
  9. I Backed a Winner (in You)
  10. Forbidden Fruit
  11. Heaven Is a Place I’m Moving To

 

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