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Astronauts and Heretics

Thomas Dolby

Initial release : July 1992

Giant 24478

Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir play on one track of this album.

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Tracks

  • I Love You Goodbye (Lost Toy People)
  • Cruel (Lost Toy People)
  • Silk Pyjamas (Lost Toy People)
  • I Live In A Suitcase (Lost Toy People)
  • Eastern Bloc (Lost Toy People)
  • Close But No Cigar (Lost Toy People)
  • That's Why People Fall In Love (Lost Toy People)
  • Neon Sisters (Dolby/Seligman)
  • Beauty of a Dream (Lost Toy People)

Musicians

  • Thomas Dolby - piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, rhythm guitar, programs, vocals

  • Teresita Alesandra - backing vocals
  • Jimmy Breaux - Cajun accordion
  • Budgie - drums
  • Jill Colucci - backing vocals
  • Laura Creamer - backing vocals
  • Michael Doucet - Cajun fiddle, backing vocals
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar
  • Ofra Haza - guest vocals
  • Terry Jackson - bass
  • Mike Kapitan - commentator, additional programming
  • Jon Klein - guitar
  • John E. Love - lead guitar
  • Suzanne Malline - backing vocals
  • Cynthia Moliere - backing vocals
  • Loz Netto - backing vocals
  • David Owens - drums
  • Rafael Padilla - percussion
  • Mr. Pitts - backing vocals
  • Eddi Reader - guest vocals
  • Tommy Gutman Sanchez - guitar
  • Matthew Seligman - fretless bass
  • Leland Sklar - bass
  • Al Tharp - Cajun, banjo, backing vocals
  • Wayne Toups - Cajun accordion, backing vocals
  • Larry Treadwell - guitar, slide guitar
  • Eddie Van Halen - lead guitar
  • Marcus Wallis - backing vocals
  • Bob Weir - rhythm guitar
  • Jimmy Z - saxophone

The CD booklet provide musician listings for each track. For the track that features Garcia and Bob Weir, Beauty Of A Dream, the musicians are;

  • Thomas Dolby - piano, vocals
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar
  • David Owens - drums
  • Leland Sklar - bass
  • Bob Weir - rhythm guitar
Credits

  • Producer - Thomas Dolby
  • Executive prodicer - Mary Coller
  • Engineer - Thomas Dolby
  • Engineer (Neon Sisters) - Paul Gomarsall, Charles Paakkari
  • Mixing (Neon Sisters) - Jay Baumgardner
  • Assistant engineer - Greg Marchant, Jay Baumgardner, Phil Reynolds, Steve Himilfarb, Doug Michael, Elaine Anderson, Squeak Stone, Chuck Fedko, Robert read, John Cutler
  • Art director - Larry Vigon
  • Design - Larry Vigon, Brian Jackson
  • Photography - Joyce Tenneson

  • Management - Andrew Ferguson, Nancy Phillips (Crack 90 Ltd, London), Mary Coller Management (Los Angeles)

  • Thank you - Mary, Nancy, Andy, Greg, Lawrence, Jay Cooper, Grant, Paul De Benedictis, Peter Gotcher, Lilian Harper Robertson and Sweet Kathleen and to Matthew and Bill for keeping me plugged into the source
  • Additional thanks - Miles Tackett, Studio Referrals, Opcode and Digidesign

  • Recorded in Los Angeles and Louisiana

  • "In memory of Terry Nelson Jackson, 1963-1991"

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