Don Henley ‎– Building The Perfect Beast

Geffen Records ‎– GFLD 19267
CD, Album, Repress

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1 The Boys Of Summer
Bass – Larry KleinGuitar, Synthesizer, Percussion – Mike CampbellProducer – Mike CampbellSynthesizer – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer, Guitar – Danny KortchmarWritten-By – Henley*, Campbell*
2 You Can't Make Love
Bass – Pino PalladinoDrums, Harmony Vocals – Don HenleyGuitar – Danny KortchmarGuitar, Harmony Vocals – Lindsey BuckinghamKeyboards – Ben Tench*Written-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*
3 Man With A Mission
Drums – Don HenleyGuitar – Charlie SextonGuitar, Synthesizer, Horns – Danny KortchmarHarmony Vocals – Belinda CarlisleWritten-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*, Souther*
4 You're Not Drinking Enough
Bass – Tim DrummondDrums – Don HenleyHarmony Vocals – Sam MooreOrgan, Synthesizer [Omnichord], Guitar – Danny KortchmarPiano – David PaichSynthesizer – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – Kortchmar*
5 Not Enough Love In The World
Bass – Tim DrummondDrums – Ian WallaceGuitar – Danny KortchmarKeyboards, Percussion, Harmony Vocals – Don HenleyKeyboards, Written-By – Ben Tench*Written-By – Tench*, Kortchmar*, Henley*
6 Building The Perfect Beast
Electric Piano [Synclavier] – Albhy GalutenGuitar, Synthesizer, Percussion – Danny KortchmarHarmony Vocals – Patty SmythPercussion [African Drums] – Kevin McCormickProgrammed By, Sequenced By – Mike Boddicker*Synthesizer, Percussion – Don HenleyWritten-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*
7 All She Wants To Do Is Dance
Drums, Harmony Vocals – Don HenleyGuitar – Danny KortchmarHarmony Vocals – Martha Davis, Patty SmythProgrammed By – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David PaichWritten-By – Kortchmar*
8 A Month Of Sundays
Composed By [Intro And Interlude] – Maren JensenDrums – Don Henley, Jim KeltnerPiano – Ben Tench*Synthesizer, Arranged By [Synthesizer] – David Paich, Randy NewmanWritten-By – Henley*
9 Sunset Grill
Bass – Pino PalladinoGuitar, Synthesizer, Horns [Solo] – Danny KortchmarHarmony Vocals – Patty SmythPiano [Solo] – David PaichSynthesizer, Synthesizer [Emulator] – Mike Boddicker*Synthesizer, Written-By – Ben Tench*Written-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*
10 Drivin' With Your Eyes Closed
Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Percussion – Danny KortchmarPercussion – Don HenleyVoice [The French Girls] – Dominique Mancinelli, Marie Pascale Elfman*Written-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*, Lynch*
11 Land Of The Living
Bass – Pino PalladinoGuitar, Percussion, Arranged By – Danny KortchmarHarmony Vocals – Don Henley, Patty SmythSynthesizer, Percussion, Programmed By – Bill CuomoWritten-By – Kortchmar*, Henley*

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CDD Pre-mastering by the WCI Record Group.
Includes a 4 panel insert, front (a) album cover, (b & c), credits and track listing, (d) inside panel photograph with Geffen catalog number top right.
MCA Records Ltd. are the exclusive licensees for the UK.
Originally released in November 1984 on Vinyl. Track 8 was not included on the original release.
Made in England.
Note that the NIMBUS logo and other text in the runout/text area are printed mirrored so that they are read from the printed face side of the CD. indicates that Nimbus should be used for references that do not include "mastered by".
No Rights society or label codes present.
Very similar but with different manufacturer (Nimbus) to Don Henley - Building The Perfect Beast, also similar to Don Henley - Building The Perfect Beast but that release features no IFPI codes so I assume it predates IFPI codes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scan): 008811926724
  • Barcode (Text): 0 08811 92672 4
  • Matrix / Runout: [NIMBUS logo] B5708 GFLD 19267 1:0
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L123
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2324

Other Versions (5 of 73) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GHS 24026 Don Henley Building The Perfect Beast(LP, Album, All) Geffen Records GHS 24026 US 1984 Sell This Version
XGHS 24026 Don Henley Building The Perfect Beast(LP, Album) Geffen Records XGHS 24026 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
DNW 3046 Don Henley Building The Perfect Beast(LP, Album) Geffen Records DNW 3046 South Africa 1984 Sell This Version
GHSC 24026 Don Henley Building The Perfect Beast(Cass, Album) Geffen Records GHSC 24026 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
9 24026-2 Don Henley Building The Perfect Beast(CD, Album, RE) Geffen Records 9 24026-2 US 1991 Sell This Version