1983 Rick Springfield – Living In Oz

Living in Oz is an album released by rock musician Rick Springfield in 1983. The album was quickly certified Platinum in America.

In 1984, Springfield was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for the “Affair of the Heart” single, which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and #10 on the Cash Box Top 100.


Human Touch (Rick Springfield) 5:07
2  Alyson (Rick Springfield) 3:48
Affair Of The Heart (Rick Springfield; Danny Tate; Blaise Tosti) 4:33
4  Living In Oz (Rick Springfield) 3:48
5  Me & Johnny (Rick Springfield) 4:26
6  Motel Eyes (Rick Springfield) 3:12
Souls (Rick Springfield) 4:14
8  Tiger By The Tail (Rick Springfield) 3:25
9  I Can’t Stop Hurting You (Rick Springfield) 3:47
10  Like Father, Like Son (Rick Springfield) 2:57


BassDennis Belfield
BassMike Seifrit
BassRick Springfield
DrumsMike Baird
Electric DrumsJack White
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarRick Springfield
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsBrett Tuggle
KeyboardsGabriel Katona
KeyboardsPhil Shenale
KeyboardsMitchell Froom
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsTom Kelly
VocalsRick Springfield

Other Musicians

1 Human Touch

SaxRichard Elliot

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Drescher, Rick Springfield
Engineer – Bill Drescher
Mastered By – Greg Fulginiti
Arranged By (Strings) – Phil Shenale, Rick Springfield, Tom Scott (Track 10)
Conductor – Tom Scott (Track 10)

Art Direction, Design – Ria Lewerke
Photography By – Leon Lecash

Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Copyright (c) – RCA Records
Produced For – Carman Productions
Produced For – Famous Dog Productions
Recorded At – Sound City Studio
Recorded At – Soundcastle
Mixed At – Sound City Studio
Mastered At – Artisan Sound Recorders