1991 Dweezil Zappa – Confessions

Confessions is the third album by Dweezil Zappa, released in 1991 on Food For Thought for Barking Pumpkin Records .
It was recorded at Paramount Studios between April and May 1990, except vocals and guitar solos recorded at the Devon, Preferred Sound and Courtlen studios of Hanson, Massachusetts.  The album was released in double vinyl with eleven tracks, including two covers, Anytime at All of the Beatles and Stayin ‘Alive of the Bee Gees.

Tracks

1  Earth (Dweezil Zappa) 5:51
2  Bad Girl (Dweezil Zappa) 5:28
3  F.W.A.K. (Dweezil Zappa; Scott Thunes) 5:55
4  The Kiss (Dweezil Zappa) 4:41
5  Anytime At All (John Lennon; Paul McCartney) 1:51
6  Vanity (Dweezil Zappa; Moon Zappa; Steve Greisemer) 3:41
7  Helpless (Dweezil Zappa) 4:23
8  Shoogagoogagunga (Dweezil Zappa) 4:35
9  Stayin’ Alive (Barry Gibb; Robin Gibb; Maurice Gibb) 4:41
10  Maybe Tonight (Dweezil Zappa) 4:06
11  Confessions Of A Deprived Youth (Dweezil Zappa) 3:16
12  Gotta Get To You (Dweezil Zappa) 5:34
13  Pain Of Love (Dweezil Zappa; Elisa Fiorillo) 5:23
14  Obviously Influenced By The Devil (Dweezil Zappa) 6:38
15  Return Of The Son Of Shoogagoogagunga (Dweezil Zappa) 6:40

Media

Musicians

1 Earth

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarDweezil Zappa
GuitarMike Keneally


2 Bad Girl

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarDweezil Zappa
Background VocalsGary Cherone
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt
Background VocalsPat Badger


3 F.W.A.K.

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarDweezil Zappa
CelloNuno Bettencourt
VocalsAhmet Zappa
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt


4 The Kiss

DrumsJohn Stamos
DrumsJosh Freese
BassScott Thunes
GuitarDweezil Zappa
PianoMike Keneally
VocalsNuno Bettencourt


5 Anytime At All

BassMike Keneally
DrumsMike Keneally
GuitarMike Keneally
GuitarPhil Beasley
12 String GuitarPhil Beasley
Background VocalsAhmet Zappa


6 Vanity

DrumsScott Thunes
GuitarDweezil Zappa
Background VocalsGary Cherone
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt
Background VocalsPat Badger


7 Helpless

BassScott Thunes
Drums (programming)Josh Freese
GuitarZakk Wylde
GuitarWarren de Martini
GuitarDweezil Zappa
PianoScott Joplin
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt
Background VocalsPat Badger


8 Shoogagoogagunga

GuitarDweezil Zappa
GuitarNuno Bettencourt


9 Stayin’ Alive

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarMike Keneally
Guitar (solo)Dweezil Zappa
Guitar (solo)Zakk Wylde
Guitar (solo)Steve Lukather
Guitar (solo)Warren de Martini
Guitar (solo)Nuno Bettencourt
Guitar (solo)Tim Pierce
VocalsAhmet Zappa


10 Maybe Tonight

GuitarDweezil Zappa


11 Confessions Of A Deprived Youth

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarDweezil Zappa
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt
Background VocalsAhmet Zappa


12 Gotta Get To You

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarDweezil Zappa
Background VocalsGary Cherone
Background VocalsNuno Bettencourt
Background VocalsPat Badger


13 Pain Of Love

DrumsJosh Freese
Guitar (solo)Tim Pierce


14 Obviously Influenced By The Devil

BassScott Thunes
DrumsJosh Freese
GuitarNuno Bettencourt
GuitarDweezil Zappa


15 Return Of The Son Of Shoogagoogagunga

GuitarDweezil Zappa

Liner Notes

Producer – Dweezil Zappa, Nuno Bettencourt
Engineer – Gary McGachan, Bob St. John
Engineer (Additional) – Bob Stone
Mastered By – Bob Stone, Phfil Beasley, Stephen Marcussen
Mixed By – Dweezil Zappa, Nuno Bettencourt, Bob St. John

Photography – Greg Gorman, Mollye Moore, Oki Doke

Mastered At – Precision Mastering