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Benefactor (album)

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Released  August 6, 1982
Benefactor (1982)  Instincts (1984)
Release date  6 August 1982
Genre  New wave
Recorded  1981-1982
Artist  Romeo Void
Label  Columbia Records
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Length  38:04 (Benefactor) 20:23 (Never Say Never) 58:27 (total)
Producer  Ian Taylor Ric Ocasek on "Never Say Never"
Similar  Romeo Void albums, New wave albums

Benefactor is the second studio album by American new wave band Romeo Void, released in 1982. It was released on CD in 2006 by Wounded Bird Records, with their Never Say Never EP as four bonus tracks. The first version of the song "Never Say Never" is a shorter, "clean" edit suitable for general radio broadcast.

Contents

Track listing

All songs written by Benjamin Bossi, Larry Carter, Debora Iyall, Peter Woods, and Frank Zincavage, except where noted.

  1. "Never Say Never" – 3:27
  2. "Wrap It Up" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 3:15
  3. "Flashflood" – 4:55
  4. "Undercover Kept" – 6:05
  5. "Ventilation" – 3:55
  6. "Chinatown" – 3:18
  7. "Orange" – 4:15
  8. "Shake the Hands of Time" – 3:19
  9. "S.O.S." – 5:30

Bonus tracks (2006 reissue; taken from "Never Say Never EP")

  1. "Never Say Never" – 6:06
  2. "In the Dark" – 4:33
  3. "Present Tense" – 5:47
  4. "Not Safe" – 3:57

Personnel

  • Debora Iyall – vocals
  • Peter Woods – guitar
  • Benjamin Bossi – saxophone
  • Frank Zincavage – bass
  • Larry Carter – drums, percussion
  • Additional personnel

  • Walter Turbitt – guitar on 9
  • Marybeth O'Hara – backing vocals on 7
  • Norman Salant – saxophone on 7
  • Charts

    Album

    Songs

    1Never Say Never3:27
    2Wrap It Up3:16
    3Flashflood4:57

    References

    Benefactor (album) Wikipedia


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