Thursday 5/5/22 6pm ET: Feature LP: Supertramp – Crisis? What Crisis? (1975)

Crisis? What Crisis? is the fourth album by the English rock band Supertramp, released November 29, 1975. It was recorded in Los Angeles and London – Supertramp’s first album to have recording done in the US.

A remastered CD version of the album was released on June 11, 2002 on A&M Records. The remaster features the original artwork and credits plus lyrics to all of the songs, which the original release lacked.

Record Mirror included Crisis? What Crisis? on its end-of-year list for 1975, recognising the best albums of the year.

  1. “Easy Does It” 2:19
  2. “Sister Moonshine” 5:15
  3. “Ain’t Nobody but Me” 5:14
  4. “A Soapbox Opera” 4:54
  5. “Another Man’s Woman” 6:15
  6. “Lady” 5:26
  7. “Poor Boy” 5:07
  8. “Just a Normal Day” 4:02
  9. “The Meaning” 5:23
  10. “Two of Us” 3:26

Rick Davies – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano (tracks 3, 5, 7, 8), Wurlitzer piano (track 7), harmonica (track 2), organ (tracks 2, 3, 6, 10), harpsichord (tracks 4, 6, 10), synthesizers (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9)
Roger Hodgson – lead and backing vocals, electric guitar (tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9) 12-string guitar (tracks 1, 2, 9, 10), acoustic piano (track 4), Wurlitzer piano (track 6), flageolet (track 2), cello (track 7), pump organ (track 10), marimba (track 6), electric sitar (tracks 1, 2)
John Anthony Helliwell – saxophones, clarinet and bass clarinet (tracks 7, 10), backing vocals (tracks 3, 6, 7, 10)
Dougie Thomson – bass guitar
Bob Siebenberg (credited as Bob C. Benberg) – drums, percussion