1984 John Parr – John Parr

John Parr is the self-titled debut album by John Parr, released in 1984. It contains 3 Billboard Top 100 songs, the hit “Naughty Naughty” #23, “Magical” #73 and “Love Grammar” #89.

“St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” is included on the 1985 London Records issue of the album (#LONLP 12) in the UK. It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 7, 1985, remaining there for two weeks. It was the main theme for the Joel Schumacher’s 1985 film St. Elmo’s Fire. The song also peaked at number six in the UK, Parr’s home country and became a number-one hit for John Parr around the world and provided many awards and a Grammy nomination.

Tracks

1  Magical (John Parr; Meat Loaf) 3:55
2  Naughty Naughty (John Parr) 3:41
Love Grammar (John Parr) 4:21
4  Treat Me Like An Animal (John Parr) 4:27
5  She’s Gonna Love You To Death (John Parr; Betsy Durkin Mathers) 3:45
6  Revenge (John Parr) 4:41
7  Heartbreaker (John Parr; Julia Downes) 5:21
8  Somebody Stole My Thunder (John Parr) 4:50
9  Don’t Leave Your Mark On Me (John Parr; Julia Downes) 4:21

Musicians

BassBrad Lang
DrumsGraham Broad
Guitar (solo)John Parr
GuitarChris Marra
KeyboardsJohn Cooke
OrganPeter Solley
SynthesizerJJ Jeczalik
PercussionGraham Broad
Background VocalsChuck Kirkpatrick
Background VocalsJohn Sambatero
VocalsJohn Parr

Other Musicians

3 Love Grammar

BassColin Farley
DrumsSimon Phillips
KeyboardsRichard Cottle


4 Treat Me Like An Animal

KeyboardsRichard Cottle


6 Revenge

KeyboardsRichard Cottle


8 Somebody Stole My Thunder

BassColin Farley
DrumsSimon Phillips
HornsThe Kick Horns

Liner Notes

Producer – John Parr, Peter Solley
Engineer – David Thoener, Femi Jiya, Geoff Lyth, Ian Morais, Jim Sessody, John Verity, Mark Dodson, Peter Solley
Mastered By – Tony Bridge
Remix – David Thoener, John Parr

Art Direction – Bob Defrin
Photography By – Gary Heery

Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation