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Huey Lewis And The News - Walking On A Thin Line Album

Performer: Huey Lewis And The News
Genre: Rock
Title: Walking On A Thin Line
Country: US
Released: 1984
Style: Pop Rock
Label: Chrysalis
Catalog Number: VS4 42825, VS4-42825
FLAC version ZIP size: 1183 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1001 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2506 mb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 801


1Walking On A Thin Line
Written-By – A. Pessis, K. Wells
2The Only One
Written-By – B. Gibson, C. Hayes, H. Lewis, J. Colla, M. Cipollina, S. Hopper


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
WWS-17505ヒューイ・ルイス・アンド・ザ・ニュース = Huey Lewis And The News ヒューイ・ルイス・アンド・ザ・ニュース = Huey Lewis And The News - Walking On A Thin Line = ウォーキング・オン・ア・シン・ライン ‎(7", Single, Promo)ChrysalisWWS-17505Japan1984
X 14163Huey Lewis And The News Walking On A Thin Line ‎(12", Maxi, Ltd)ChrysalisX 14163Australia1984
AS 1825Huey Lewis And The News Walking On A Thin Line ‎(12", Promo)ChrysalisAS 1825US1984
VS4 42825Huey Lewis And The News Walking On A Thin Line ‎(7", Single, Promo)ChrysalisVS4 42825US1984
VS4 42825, VS4-42825Huey Lewis And The News Walking On A Thin Line ‎(7", Single, Car)Chrysalis, ChrysalisVS4 42825, VS4-42825US1984


  • ProducerHuey Lewis And The News


Identical to the Carrollton pressing Walking On A Thin Line - differences are the pressing plant identifiers.

Side A
Publisher: Endless Frogs Music (ASCAP) admin. by Bug Music/Slimey Limey Music (BMI)/McNoodle Music (BMI)
℗ 1983 Chrysalis Records Inc.

Side B
Publisher: Hulex Music admin. by Red Admiral Music (BMI)
℗ 1982 Chrysalis Records Inc.

Chrysalis Records • 645 Madison Avenue • New York • New York • 10022 • Made in U.S.A.
℗ & © 1984 Chrysalis Records


  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Pressing Plant ID: P
  • Matrix / Runout (A side label): VS4 42825 AS
  • Matrix / Runout (B side label): VS4 42825 BS
  • Matrix / Runout (A side runout): P VS 4 42825 AS RE2 D STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (B side runout): P VS 4 42825 B C2 STERLING


  • Record Company – Chrysalis Records
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records
  • Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records
  • Published By – Endless Frogs Music
  • Published By – Bug Music
  • Published By – Slimey Limey Music
  • Published By – McNoodle Music
  • Published By – Hulex Music
  • Published By – Red Admiral Music


Walking On a Thin Line is a song performed by Huey Lewis and the News, released in 1984 as the fifth and final single from their 1983 album, Sports. Considered one of the band's more serious songs, Walking on a Thin Line was written by Andre Pessis and Kevin Wells of Clover, then 5000 Volts. The Sacramento Bee thought the song was about a veteran's post-war stress. However, the song is really about the thoughts of serving Vietnam War soldiers and veterans in the midst of the war. Huey Lewis and the News is the debut album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released in 1980. In 1979, the band's name was Huey Lewis and the American Express. Under this name they released a single and secured their recording contract with Chrysalis Records at the end of the year. The album was recorded within three weeks and the producer was Bill Schnee, who had produced for Boz Scaggs and Pablo Cruise. I do not own this song, on for viewing only All Rights go to Huey on a Thin Line is the third studio album by Guano Apes. It was released on 3 February 2003 by BMG. Title of the album comes from a line in the song Kiss the Dawn. The album reached 1 on the German album charts and was certified gold for shipping 100,000 copies. Lead single You Can't Stop Me peaked at 10 in Germany. Recording Walking on a Thin Line went slow and was delayed multiple times. In the documentary Planet of the Apes, Dennis Poschwatta said that the band made the mistake of. Walking on a Thin Line. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Global HitMakers: Huey Lewis & The News Vol. The Global HitMakers. In the late '60s, Pessis paid a young Huey Lewis 20 to record a demo of Walking on a Thin Line, which he wrote for a documentary of that name about the Vietnam War. The song wasn't used in the movie, but many years later became a hit for Lewis when he recorded it for his Sports album. This was the last of five US singles from the Sports album, which was released in September 1983. The band was a constant presence on radio throughout 1984, with the hit singles released about three months apart. Walking On A Thin Line reached its chart peak on December 8, 1984. Artist: Huey Lewis and the news Song: Walking on a thin line Album: Sports Intro A Fm D Sometimes in my bed at night I curse the dark and a pray for light And sometimes, the light's no cons. Walking on a thin line Straight off the front line Labeled as freaks loose on the streets of the city Walking on a thin line Straight off the front line Take a look at my face, see what it's doing to me. By helping UG you make the world better. and earn IQ. Suggest correction. Please rate this tab. Picture This found Huey Lewis and the News developing a signature sound, but they truly came into their own on their third album, Sports. It's true that the record holds together better than its predecessors because it has a clear, professional production, but the real key is the songs. There's a reason why well over half of the album The Heart of Rock & Roll, Heart and Soul, I Want a New Drug, Walking on a Thin Line, If This Is It were huge American hit singles - they have instantly memorable hooks, driven home with economical precision by a tight bar band, who are given just. enough polish to make them sound like superstars. And that's just what Sports made them. Watch the video for Walking on a Thin Line from Huey Lewis & The News's Sports for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Their greatest success was with their number-one album, 'Sports'. Their worldwide fame expanded when their recording of The Power of Love was featured as a key track in the 1985 movie Back to the Future in which Huey Lewis made a cameo appearance. The song bec read more. Huey Lewis & the News is an Academy Award-nominated American rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, scoring a tota read more. 2020 Rhapsody International Inc. Rhapsody International Inc. Get app. Have the app. Music Apps & Devices Pricing