Joni Mitchell’s ‘Wild Things Run Fast’

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Wild Things Run Fast’ is her eleventh studio album released in October 1982 by Geffen Records.

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Track Listing : 1.Chinese Café/Unchained Melody (Joni Mitchell, Alex North, Hy Zaret) – 05:17 . 2.Wild Things Run Fast (Joni Mitchell) – 02:12 . 3.Ladies’ Man (Joni Mitchell) – 02:37 . 4.Moon At The Window (Joni Mitchell) – 03:42 . 5.Solid Love (Joni Mitchell) – 02:57 . 6.Be Cool (Joni Mitchell) – 04:12 . 7.(You’Re So Square) Baby I Don’T Care (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 02:36 . 8.You Dream Flat Tires (Joni Mitchell) – 02:50 . 9.Man To Man (Joni Mitchell) – 03:42 . 10.Underneath The Streetlight (Joni Mitchell) – 02:14 . 11.Love (Joni Mitchell) – 03:46

Musicians : Joni Mitchell – Vocals; Acoustic Guitar On (3 – 5 – 9 – 10 – 11); Electric Guitar On (4 – 6 – 8); Piano On (1; Electric Piano On (10); Whisper Chorus On (6); Backing Vocals On (9) . Larry Klein – Bass . Michael Landau – Electric Guitar On (5 – 7 – 8 – 10) . Steve Lukather – Electric Guitar On (1 – 2 – 9 – 11) . John Guerin – Drums On (1 – 4 – 6 – 9); Whisper Chorus On (6) . Vinnie Colaiuta – Drums On (2 – 3 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 10 – 11) . Larry Williams – Prophet Synthesizer On (1 – 2); Tenor Saxophone On (3 – 7) . Russell Ferrante – Oberheim Synthesizer On (4 – 6 – 9) . Wayne Shorter – Soprano Saxophone On (4 – 6 – 11) . Larry Carlton – Guitar On (3) . Victor Feldman – Percussion On (9) . Kim Hutchcroft – Baritone Saxophone On (7) . Lionel Richie – Backing Vocals On (3 – 8) . Charles Valentino – Backing Vocals On (3) . Howard Kinney – Backing Vocals On (3) . James Taylor – Backing Vocals On (9) . Kenny Rankin – Whisper Chorus On (6) . Robert De La Garza – Whisper Chorus On (6) . Skip Cottrell – Whisper Chorus On (6)

Production : Produced By Joni Mitchell . Skip Cottrell – Engineer . Jerry Hudgins – Engineer . Clyde Kaplan – Assistant Engineer . Henry Lewy – Engineer . Larry Hirsch – Mixing . Chase Williams – Mixing Assistant . John Golden – Mastering

Package : Glen Christensen – Art Direction

Recorded 1981-1982.

Released In October 1982 By Geffen Records.

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Rolling Stone
Mitchell is not saying anything that she hasn’t said before, but she’s changing the context. Finding love’s spark in old pop tunes and older scriptures, she cops to the clichés of romance and, more than ever before, positions the struggle as a spiritual imperative. Dreaming on a dime, she listens to the past with hope for the future. […]

Tone Audio
In the original, where Mitchell’s voice often disappears in the mix, she’s now out front and center, with a creaminess that I’ve never experienced before. There’s just more space everywhere; more bass weight and a huge soundstage in all three dimensions […]

The Gypsy Art Show
We talk about the sources of the culture that surrounds us, the tribal and regional identities expressed in our music say, Europe, Africa, but do we talk enough about our Canadian roots? Probably not. […]

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