Tag: Missing Persons

Thursday 11/24/22 10pm ET: Feature LP: Missing Persons – Spring Session M (1982)

Spring Session M is the debut studio album by American new wave band Missing Persons. It was released on October 8, 1982 by Capitol Records. The title of the album is an anagram of the band’s name. Produced by Ken Scott with the songs written by Terry Bozzio, Dale Bozzio and Warren Cuccurullo, Spring Session M is a new wave rock album with elements of synthpop.

Upon its release, the album received generally positive reviews from music critics and also noted commercial success, peaking at number 17 on the Billboard 200. Spring Session M was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Four singles were released from the album: “Words”, “Windows”, “Destination Unknown”, and “Walking in L.A.” All singles charted on the Billboard Hot 100, with “Words” and “Destination Unknown” both reaching #42, and the music videos also received regular airplay on MTV.

  1. “Noticeable One” 3:22
  2. “Windows” 4:59
  3. “It Ain’t None of Your Business” 2:55
  4. “Destination Unknown” 3:34
  5. “Walking in L.A.” 3:59
  6. “U.S. Drag” 3:36
  7. “Tears” 4:22
  8. “Here and Now” 3:26
  9. “Words” 4:25
  10. “Bad Streets” 3:41
  11. “Rock and Roll Suspension” 2:34
  12. “No Way Out” 2:45
  13. “Hello, I Love You” 2:18
  14. “Mental Hopscotch” 3:14

Dale Bozzio – vocals
Terry Bozzio – vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, drums, percussion
Warren Cuccurullo – guitar, vocals
Patrick O’Hearn – electric & synthesized bass, keyboards, synthesizers
Chuck Wild – synthesizer, keyboard

Thursday 7/21/22 7pm ET: Feature LP: Missing Persons – Best Of (1987)

The Best of Missing Persons is a greatest hits album by the American new wave band Missing Persons, released in 1987. The first four tracks make up the entire Missing Persons EP, released in 1982 (Capitol Records DLP-15001), while the remaining songs are from their first three studio albums and a non-album recording, their cover of “Hello, I Love You” originally by The Doors, which was included in the first pressing of the Missing Persons EP (1980), later included as a B-side to the “Words” single.

  1. “Words” 4:29
  2. “Destination Unknown” 3:35
  3. “I Like Boys” 2:39
  4. “Mental Hopscotch” 3:16
  5. “Hello, I Love You” 2:19
  6. “Windows” 5:02
  7. “It Ain’t None of Your Business” 2:57
  8. “Walking In L.A.” 4:00
  9. “Tears” 4:22
  10. “Bad Streets” 3:43
  11. “Give” 4:56
  12. “Right Now” 3:31
  13. “Color in Your Life” 4:59
  14. “I Can’t Think About Dancin'” 5:43
  15. “No Secrets” 4:28

Dale Bozzio – vocals
Terry Bozzio – vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, drums, percussion
Warren Cuccurullo – guitar, vocals
Patrick O’Hearn – electric & synthesized bass, keyboards, synthesizers
Chuck Wild – synthesizer, keyboard (except for Color in Your Life tracks)

Tuesday 2pm: Sounds of The 80’s

Today on Sounds of The 80’s we feature:  Christopher Cross, Pointer Sisters, Missing Persons, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Van Halen, Barry Manilow, Warren Zevon, Gregory Abbott, Blue Oyster Cult, Four Tops and more . . .