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The Smithereens - Blow Up Album

Performer: The Smithereens
Genre: Rock
Title: Blow Up
Country: US
Released: 1991
Style: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Label: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: CDP 594963
FLAC version ZIP size: 1217 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 2167 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2274 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 159


1Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong2:22
2It's Alright3:45
3Anywhere You Are3:44
4Girl In Room 123:22
5Top Of The Pops4:32
6Get A Hold Of My Heart4:22
7Over And Over Again3:17
8Indigo Blues4:58
9Now And Then3:50
10Too Much Passion4:35
11Evening Dress3:12
12If You Want The Sun To Shine5:58


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
064-79 4963 1, 064 7 94963 1, EST 2151The Smithereens Blow Up ‎(LP, Album)Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records064-79 4963 1, 064 7 94963 1, EST 2151Europe1991
CDP 594963The Smithereens Blow Up ‎(CD, Album, Club)Capitol RecordsCDP 594963US1991
TCEST 2151, 264-7949634, 7949634The Smithereens Blow Up ‎(Cass, Album)Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol RecordsTCEST 2151, 264-7949634, 7949634France1991
MOCCD 13597The Smithereens Blow Up ‎(CD, Album)Music On CDMOCCD 13597Europe2018
C2 94963The Smithereens Blow Up ‎(CD, Album)Capitol RecordsC2 94963Canada1991


  • Art DirectionThe Smithereens, Tommy Steele
  • Artwork [Cover]Saul Bass
  • Bass, VocalsMike Mesaros
  • BookingJane Geraghty, Premier Talent
  • Coordinator [Band]Tone
  • DesignPietro Alfieri
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsDennis Diken
  • Edited By [Digital Editing]Dave Collins
  • EngineerPaul Hamingson
  • Engineer [Assistant]John Aguto, Lori Fumar, Randy Wine, Scott Stillman
  • Guest, Backing VocalsDiana Graselli (tracks: 1, 2), Maria Vidal (tracks: 1), Max Babjak (tracks: 6), The Cowsills (tracks: 7)
  • Guest, Backing Vocals [The Cowsills]Bob (tracks: 7), John (tracks: 7), Paul (tracks: 7), Susan (tracks: 7)
  • Guest, Guitar [Additional], Keyboards, MellotronMichael Hamilton
  • Guest, KeyboardsKevin Savigar (tracks: 5, 12)
  • Guest, Organ [Hammond], Piano, KeyboardsKenny Margolis
  • Guest, PercussionAlex Acuna (tracks: 2)
  • Guest, Percussion, Backing VocalsEd Stasium
  • Guest, SaxophoneSteve Berlin (tracks: 6)
  • Guest, Strings [String Section], Arranged By, ConductorDavid Campbell (tracks: 2, 5, 12)
  • Guest, Strings [String Section], CelloLarry Corbett (tracks: 2, 5, 12), Melissa Hasin (tracks: 2, 5, 12), Suzie Katayama (tracks: 2, 5, 12)
  • Guest, Strings [String Section], ViolinBerj Garabedian (tracks: 2, 5, 12), Joel Derouin (tracks: 2, 5, 12), Michele Richards (tracks: 2, 5, 12), Sid Page (tracks: 2, 5, 12)
  • Guest, VocalsCarlene Carter (tracks: 5)
  • Guitar, VocalsJim Babjak
  • LegalRobert Flax
  • Management [Business]Bert Padell
  • Management [Personal, Assistant]John Schillaci, Steve Sapuppo
  • Management [Personal]Burt Stein, The DeMann Entertainment Company, Freddy DeMann
  • Mastered ByGreg Calbi
  • Mixed ByEd Stasium
  • Mixed By [Assisted]Paul Hamingson
  • Photography ByDewey Nicks
  • ProducerEd Stasium
  • Technician [Drum]Tony Moon
  • Vocals, Guitar, HarmonicaPat DiNizio
  • Written-ByD. Warren (tracks: 5), Jim Babjak (tracks: 7), J. Lennon (tracks: 12), Pat DiNizio (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 12)


Recorded at:
A&M Studios, Brooklyn Recording Studios

Mixed at:
A&M Studios, One On One Recording - The Grey Room

Assistant Engineers:
Randy Wine, John Aguto at A&M
Scott Stillman at Brooklyn
Lori Fumar at One On One - The Grey Room

Printed in U.S.A.

In memory of Jorge Quevedo & Tommy Sherwood


  • Barcode: 0 20831-4288-2 54
  • Matrix / Runout: 1ACDP94963 03 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Hub Stamp): CMU P 95
  • Other (SPARS Code): ADD


  • Licensed From – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Columbia House – CDP 594963
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
  • Recorded At – A&M Studios
  • Recorded At – Brooklyn Recording Studio
  • Mixed At – A&M Studios
  • Mixed At – One On One Studios
  • Mixed At – The Grey Room
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


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