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Nervous Night

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Other albums by The Hooters

  1. One Way Home
  2. Zig Zag
  3. Amore
  4. Nervous Night
  5. Hooterization
The Hooters 8/2/1985

Review

Often overlooked, the Hooters' Nervous Night was a defining record not only for the band, but for 1985 itself. Filled to the brim with fun, danceable new wave-ish rock, the album is a wonderful representation of a lighthearted era. The peppy vocals of keyboardist Rob Hyman and guitarist Eric Bazilian give the band an assured, happy energy, while the sporadic use of the mandolin and melodica (a combination harmonica/keyboard) gives the group its distinctive sound. "And We Danced" and "Day by Day" became instant pop hits, but the remainder of Nervous Night is almost as strong. "All You Zombies," which refers to stories in the Bible, is the band's most powerful moment; along with "Where Do the Children Go," the track showed that the Hooters could be serious and dramatic as well as upbeat. Although the band wasn't able to maintain its momentum with subsequent records, Nervous Night remains a noteworthy contribution to mid-'80s rock and doesn't sound quite as dated as the work of some of the band's contemporaries. ~ Kenyon Hopkin
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  1. # Track Artist Length
  2. 1 And We Danced The Hooters 3:44
  3. 2 Day by Day The Hooters 3:23
  4. 3 All You Zombies The Hooters 5:55
  5. 4 Don't Take My Car Out Tonight The Hooters 3:51
  6. 5 Nervous Night The Hooters 3:58
  7. 6 Hanging on a Heartbeat The Hooters 4:21
  8. 7 Where Do the Children Go The Hooters 5:23
  9. 8 South Ferry Road The Hooters 3:43
  10. 9 She Comes in Colors The Hooters 4:14
  11. 10 Blood from a Stone The Hooters 3:58

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