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Record Details

Artist: Adrian Belew
Title: Lone Rhino
Format: 12"
Label: Island Records
Cat No: IL 9751
Released: 1982
Genres: DowntempoAvantgardeArena RockSynth-pop
Status Have
Added To List 9th March 2020
Disc 1 | 12"
Specialty Pressing 
A Matrix:
B Matrix:

Additional Information

Comments Specialty pressing denoted by "SP" suffix in label matrices, metal parts supplied by Europadisk.

Recorded at Compass Point Studios
Nassau, Bahamas in August/September 1981

Includes printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

The rhino guitar and The Adidas High School Band were recorded at Cwazy Wabbit Studio in Springfield, Illinois
The fretless guitar in A1, and parts of B1, A5, and A4 were recorded at Broken Prairie Studio in Champaign, Illinois
Remixed at Kendun Recorders in Los Angeles, CA.
Mixed to JVC Digital
Mastered at the JVC Cutting Center in Los Angeles, CA

All songs © 1981 Saiko Music Co. (ASCAP) [insert]

℗ © 1982 Island Records, Inc. [jacket spine]

A4 "...about the death of my father...it took 11 years and one surreal evening to put words on my feelings..."
A5 performed on Roland guitar synthesizer, wave guitar, and two cymbals
B1 performed on Fender Stratocaster
B6 "...one night in the Bahamas, while my amazed foot held down the sustain pedal, Audie Belew (age 4) played this very adult piano piece which I fell in love with...late I added the guitar, effectively producing our first father/daughter duet..."
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