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On August 29, 1987.

On August 29, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Sentimental Hygiene”, the sixth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Record One” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Cheshire Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Warren Zevon, Niko Bolas, and Andrew Slater.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, emulator
  • Bob Dylan– harmonica
  • Neil Young– lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Peter Buck– guitar
  • Rick Richards– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– acoustic guitar
  • Brian Setzer– lead guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar
  • Jorge Calderón– bass guitar, harmony
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Darius Degher – sitar
  • Amp Fiddler– keyboards
  • DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight– guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar, bowed saz
  • Stan Lynch– harmony
  • Don Henley– harmony
  • Michael Stipe– harmony
  • Jennifer Warnes– harmony
  • Bill Berry– drums
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Will Alexander, Brian Bell – computer programming
  • Niko Bolas, George Clinton, Larry Ferguson – arranger
  • Willie Alexander, Brian Bell – programming, computers
  • Duncan Aldrich, Niko Bolas, Richard Bosworth – engineer
  • Richard Cottrell, Richard Landers, Bob Levy, Mark McKenna, Dan Nash, Bob Vogt – assistant engineer
  • Niko Bolas, Larry Ferguson, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Margo Chase – art direction
  • Herb Ritts – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Sentimental Hygiene
  2. Boom Boom Mancini
  3. The Factory
  4. Trouble Waiting to Happen – J. D. Southe, Warren Zevon
  5. Reconsider Me
  6. Detox Mansion – Jorge Calderon, Warren Zevon
  7. Bad Karma
  8. Even a Dog Can Shake Hands – Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Warren Zevon
  9. The Heartache
  10. Leave My Monkey Alone