1989 Michael Landau – Tales From The Bulge

Michael Landau (born June 1, 1958) is an American musician, engineer, and record producer. He is a prolific session musician and guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Minoru Niihara, Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, Helen Watson, Richard Marx, Steve Perry, Pink Floyd, Roger Daltrey, Glenn Frey, and Miles Davis. Landau, along with fellow session guitarists Dean Parks, Steve Lukather and Dann Huff, played on many of the major label releases recorded in Los Angeles from the 1980s–1990s.

In addition to his session work, Landau has also fronted several bands including Raging Honkies and Burning Water. In the early 1980s, he was also in the band Maxus that featured future Los Angeles session musicians.

Tracks

1  I’m Buzzed (Mike Landau) 5:48
2  Judy (Mike Landau) 6:15
3  Chynna (Mike Landau) 2:11
4  Johnny Swing (Mike Landau) 6:58
5  Big Bulge (Mike Landau, Steve Tavaglioni) 6:07
6  Roodis Tones (Mike Landau, Steve Tavaglioni) 6:15
7  Eater (Mike Landau) 4:31
8  I Don’t Care (Mike Landau) 6:14
9  My Bulbous Meathead (Mike Landau, Steve Lukather) 4:59
10  I’m Hating (David Garfield, Mike Landau, Ted Landau, Alan Hirshberg) 1:21

Media

Musicians

1 I’m Buzzed

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
PercussionLuis Conte


2 Judy

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsDavid Garfield
SaxWayne Shorter
PercussionLenny Castro


3 Chynna

GuitarMike Landau


4 Johnny Swing

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarMike Landau
SaxSteve Tavaglioni


5 Big Bulge

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarMike Landau
SaxSteve Tavaglioni
PercussionLenny Castro


6 Roodis Tones

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsDavid Garfield
PercussionLenny Castro

 

7 Eater

BassTed Landau
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau


8 I Don’t Care

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsDavid Garfield
SaxLarry Klimas
PercussionLenny Castro


9 My Bulbous Meathead

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsJohn Keane
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarSteve Lukather
KeyboardsSteve Lukather
KeyboardsDavid Garfield


10 I’m Hating

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarMike Landau
VoicesSteve Lukather
VoicesTed Landau

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael Landau, David Garfield, Alan Hirshberg
Assistant Producer – John Creger, Gerrard McCarthy, Phil Sedillos
Assistant Engineer – Robert Read, Julian Stoll
Mastered By – Jon Gastwirt
Mixed By – Alan Hirshberg, David Garfield, Michael Landau
Record Engineer – Alan Hirshberg

Record Company – Creatchy
Recorded At – Roodis Tones Studio
Recorded At – Rumbo Recorders
Recorded At – Mad Hatter Studios
Mixed At – Mad Hatter Studios