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Welcome to the Real World (Mr. Mister album)

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Released  November 27, 1985
Welcome to the Real World (1985)  Go On... (1987)
Release date  27 November 1985
Length  43:35
Artist  Mr. Mister
Producer  Paul DeVilliers
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Recorded  October 1984 - April 1985
Label  BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.
Genres  Rock music, Pop music, Pop rock, New wave, Rock and roll
Similar  I Wear the Face, The Best of Mr Mister, Pull, Go On, Broken Wings: The Encore C

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Welcome to the Real World is the second album by American pop rock band Mr. Mister. Released in 1985, it climbed to #1 on the Billboard album charts during early 1986.


Two singles from the album, "Broken Wings" and "Kyrie" both went to #1 on the US singles chart. Another single from the album, "Is It Love," was another top 10 hit for the band, peaking at #8 on the Billboard chart.

A remastered 25th-anniversary edition of the album was released as a Digipak on April 20, 2010.

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AllMusic's retrospective review said simply "Here are the major pop hits 'Broken Wings,' 'Kyrie,' and 'Is It Love' from this band of session musicians and songwriters."

Track listing

All songs by Richard Page, Steve George and John Lang. (Copyright 1985 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Entente Music/Poppy-One Music/Stemwa Famo Music)

  1. "Black/White" – 4:18
  2. "Uniform of Youth" – 4:26
  3. "Don't Slow Down" – 4:30
  4. "Run to Her" – 3:37
  5. "Into My Own Hands" – 5:12
  6. "Is It Love" – 3:34
  7. "Kyrie" – 4:26
  8. "Broken Wings" – 5:46
  9. "Tangent Tears" – 3:20
  10. "Welcome to the Real World" – 4:19


Mr. Mister
  • Richard Page – lead vocals, bass
  • Steve George – keyboards, vocals
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, acoustic & electronic percussion
  • Steve Farris – guitars
  • Additional personnel
  • John Lang - lyrics
  • Jack Manning, Casey Young – additional keyboards & programming
  • Joe Stelmach – art direction
  • Jonathan Owen MA(RCA) – cover illustration
  • Rob Page – graphics
  • Four Eyes – photography
  • George Ghiz – management
  • Production

  • Produced by Mr. Mister & Paul De Villiers
  • Production Coordinator – Marge Meoli
  • Recorded & Engineered by Paul De Villiers & Lois Oki
  • Additional Engineers – Bill Freesh & Tony Peluso
  • Assistant Engineers – T'Chad Blake, Judy Clapp, Carolyn Collins, Eddie Delena, Dave Egerton, Stuart Furusho, Heidi Hanscher, Coke Johnson, Stan Katayama, Daren Klein, Steve MacMillan, Richard Mekernan & Sebastian Thorer.
  • Mixed by Mick Guzauski & Mike Shipley
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound (New York, NY).
  • Songs

    1Black / White4:19
    2Uniform of Youth4:26
    3Don't Slow Down4:30


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