Release Date: April 4, 2006

Original Release Date August 2, 1978

Length:
Label: SONY LEGACY
Selection #: 682241 (1EK682241 )

UPC: 828768224120

RIAA Certified 7 Million Copies
   
This was an unauthorized production that was in limited release in Canada before being pulled by SONY Legacy. This led to the new remaster produced by Tom Scholz in 2006.

Remastered from original masters and will also come with new 12-page booklets that contains new photos, new liner notes, and other goodies. The sets are packaged in Digipaks.

 
Track Title Length Play
1 Don't Look Back (Scholz) 4:45

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2 The Journey (Scholz) 5:03

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3 It's Easy (Scholz) 7:47

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4 A Man I'll Never Be (Scholz) 2:59

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5 Feelin' Satisfied (Scholz) 4:21

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6 Party (Delp/Scholz) 4:11

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7 Used to Bad News (Delp) 3:47

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8 Don't Be Afraid (Scholz) 4:46

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9 Help Me (Live) 3:51

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Personnel
Bradley Delp - acoustic guitar, guitar, percussion, rhythm guitar, vocals, 12 string guitar, harmony vocals, 12 string acoustic guitar
Tom Scholz - organ, acoustic guitar, bass, guitar, percussion, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboard, clavinet
Barry Goudreau - guitar, percussion, rhythm guitar
Sib Hashian - percussion, drums
Jim Masdea - drums
Fran Sheehan - bass, percussion
Production

PRODUCED, ENGINEERED AND ARRANGED BY TOM SCHOLZ

Recorded and Mixed at Tom Scholz's Hideaway Studio, except piano on "A Man I'll Never Be" recorded at Northern Studio, Maynard, MA, Engineered by Dave Butler

All songs written by Tom Scholz, except "Party" written by Tom Scholz and Brad Delp, and "Used To Bad News" written by Brad Delp

Charts
ChartsAlbum - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Pop Albums 1
1987 The Billboard 200 146

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1978 "Don't Look Back" Pop Singles 4
1979 "Feelin' Satisfied" Pop Singles 46
1979 "A Man I'll Never Be" Pop Singles 31

 

Original liner notes:

TOM SCHOLZ - lead guitar, acoustic and electric rhythm guitar, 12 string guitar, bass, piano, organs, special effects guitar
BRAD DELP - vocals
BARRY GOUDREAU - lead and slide guitar, percussion
SIB HASHIAN - drums, percussion
FRAN SHEEHAN - bass, percussion

Cindy, Gloria, Rob and Tom - hands in cans

No synthesizers used
No computers used

PRODUCED, ENGINEERED, AND ARRANGED BY TOM SCHOLZ

Assistant Engineers: Rob Rosati, Dennis Coscia, and Eric Carr
Mastered at Capitol Studios by Wally Traugott

All songs recorded and mixed at Tom Scholz' Hideaway Studio, except piano on "A Man I'll Never Be" recorded at Northern Studio, Maynard, Mass., and engineered by Dave Butler

Special thanks to Cindy whose unfailing support made this album possible, to John Boylan and Putney for their expert advice, to everyone who helped assemble and bail out the Hideaway Studio, and to everyone at Epic for being so patient.

Art direction: Tony ebony porn Lane
Cover concept: Tom Scholz
Cover Artist: Gary Norman
Photographs © 1978 Ron Pownall
Management: Paul Ahern, Left Lane, Inc