Blondie ‎– AutoAmerican

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Chrysalis ‎– CHE 1290
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Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Europa
Written-By – C. Stein*
3:32
A2 Live It Up
Backing Vocals – B-Girls*Guitar – Wa Wa Watson*Percussion – Scott LesserWritten-By – C. Stein*
4:10
A3 Here's Looking At You
Written-By – C. Stein*, D. Harry*
2:58
A4 The Tide Is High
Percussion – Alex Acuna*, Emil Richards, Ollie BrownWritten-By – D. Reid*
4:42
A5 Angels On The Balcony
Written-By – J. Destri*, L. Davis*
3:36
A6 Go Through It
Written-By – C. Stein*, D. Harry*
2:40
B1 Do The Dark
Synthesizer [Lyricon] – Tom ScottWritten-By – J. Destri*
3:53
B2 Rapture
Saxophone – Tom ScottWritten-By – C. Stein*, D. Harry*
6:33
B3 Faces
Bass – Ray BrownPiano – Steve GoldsteinSaxophone – Tom ScottWritten-By – D. Harry*
3:51
B4 T-Birds
Vocals – Howard Kaylan, Mark VolmanWritten-By – D. Harry*, N. Harrison*
3:58
B5 Walk Like Me
Written-By – Jimmy Destri
3:46
B6 Follow Me
Synthesizer – Steve GoldsteinWritten-By – Lerner & Lowe*
3:00

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Release includes original Credits Sleeve. Credits Sleeve designed to appear like an new automobile sales slip.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7558-51290-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix/runout (etched)): CHE-1290-AS-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix/runout (stamped)): CHE 1290BS-1K
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix/runout (etched) (Variation 1)): CHE-1290-AS-1F
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix/runout (stamped) (Variation 1)): CHE-1290-BS-1J
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix/runout (etched) (Variation 2)): CHE-1290AS-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix/runout (etched) (Variation 2)): CHE-1290AS-1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped (Variation 3)): CHE 1290AS-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Stamped (Variation 3)): CHE 1290BS-1B

Other Versions (5 of 102) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDL 1290, L-37335 Blondie AutoAmerican(LP, Album) Chrysalis, Festival Records CDL 1290, L-37335 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
CHE 1290 Blondie Autoamerican(LP, Album) Chrysalis CHE 1290 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
CDL 1290 Blondie AutoAmerican(LP, Album) Chrysalis CDL 1290 Iceland 1980 Sell This Version
1088 Blondie AutoAmerican(LP, Album) BLAM 1088 Turkey 1980 Sell This Version
S 1561A Blondie Autoamerican(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Foot Print S 1561A Asia 1981 Sell This Version

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PatronSaintofScratch

July 5, 2017
Autoamerican came out when I was 12. It was the first serious album I bought. I had three colorful disco lights in my room and this music was the soundtrack to my entrance into teenagedom.

More than that, the album exhibits different genres of muisc... calypso (Tide is High), rap (Rapture), jazz (Faces and Here's Looking at You), new age (Europa, Follow Me), disco (Do the Dark), and country-rock (T-birds). It is a world tour of music genres set into one album.

Still brings back memories of those disco lights...