Geffen Records publish Don Henley’s second solo album : ‘Building the Perfect Beast’ featuring ‘The Boys of Summer’ (1984)

Don Henley’s ‘Building the Perfect Beast’ is his second solo studio album featuring ‘The Boys of Summer,’ co-produced with Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi and Mike Campbell and released on November 19, 1984 by Geffen Records

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Don Henley's 'Building the Perfect Beast' is his second solo studio album featuring 'The Boys of Summer,' co-produced with Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi and Mike Campbell and released on November 19, 1984 by Geffen RecordsTrack Listing : 1.The Boys Of Summer (Don Henley, Mike Campbell) - 04:45 . 2.Y

Track Listing : 1.The Boys Of Summer (Don Henley, Mike Campbell) – 04:45 . 2.You Can’T Make Love (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar) – 03:34 . 3.Man With A Mission (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, J. D. Souther) – 02:43 . 4.You’Re Not Drinking Enough (Danny Kortchmar) – 04:40 . 5.Not Enough Love In The World (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench) – 03:54 . 6.Building The Perfect Beast (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar) – 04:59 . 7.All She Wants To Do Is Dance (Danny Kortchmar) – 04:28 . 8.A Month Of Sundays (Don Henley) – 04:30 . 9.Sunset Grill (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench) – 06:22 . 10.Drivin’ With Your Eyes Closed (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch) – 03:41 . 11.Land Of The Living (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar) – 03:24


Jean-Baptiste Mondino

Musicians : Don Henley – Vocals, Drums On (2 – 3 – 4 – 7 – 8), Keyboards On (5), Percussion On (5 – 6 – 10), Synthesizers On (6) . Danny Kortchmar – Synthesizers On (1 – 3 – 6), Guitar On (1-7 – 9 – 10 – 11), Horns On (3), Organ On (4), Omnichord On (4) Percussion On (6 – 10 – 11), Chant Voices On (6), Guitar Synthesizer On (9), Horn Solo On (9), Keyboards On (10), Bass On (10) . Mike Campbell – Synthesizers On (1), Guitar On (1), Percussion On (1) . Steve Porcaro – Synthesizers On (1 – 4), Programming On (7) . Benmont Tench – Keyboards On (2 – 5), Acoustic Piano On (8), Synthesizers On (9) . David Paich – Acoustic Piano On (4), Synthesizers On (7 – 8), Acoustic Piano Solo On (9) . Michael Boddicker – Programming On (6), Sequencing On (6), Synthesizers On (8 – 9), E-Mu Emulator On (9) . Albhy Galuten – Synclavier On (6) . Randy Newman – Synthesizers On (8) . Bill Cuomo – Synthesizers On (11), Programming On (11), Percussion On (11) . Lindsey Buckingham – Guitar On (2), Harmony Vocals On (2) . Charlie Sexton – Guitar On (3) . Larry Klein – Bass On (1) . Pino Palladino – Bass On (2 – 9 – 11) . Tim Drummond – Bass On (4 – 5) . Ian Wallace – Drums On (5) . Kevin Mccormick – African Drums On (6) . Jim Keltner – Drums On (8) . Belinda Carlisle – Harmony Vocals On (3) . Sam Moore – Harmony Vocals On (4) . Martha Davis – Chant On (6), Harmony Vocals On (7) . Michael O’Donahue – Chant On (6) . Carla Olson – Chant On (6) . Patty Smyth – Chant On (6), Harmony Vocals On (6 – 7 – 9 – 11) . J. D. Souther – Chant On (6) . Waddy Wachtel – Chant On (6) . Marie-Pascale Elfman – The French Girls Ensemble On (10) . Dominique Mancinelli – The French Girls Ensemble On (10)


Herb Ritts

Production : Produced By Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi, Mike Campbell .

Arrangements : Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench, David Paich, Michael Boddicker, Randy Newman, Jerry Hey

Package : Don Henley – Art Direction . Maren Jensen – Art Direction . Jeri Mcmanus – Art Direction . Herb Ritts asterisques RVM – Photography

Video Director(S) : Jean-Baptiste Mondino asterisques RVM For “The Boys Of Summer” . Timothy Hutton For “Not Enough Love In The World”

Recorded 1983-1984 At Record One, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles; Bill Schnee Studio, Universal City, Ca; The Villa, North Hollywood, Los Angeles

Released November 19, 1984 By Geffen

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