1978 Rod Stewart – Blondes Have More Fun

Blondes Have More Fun is Rod Stewart‘s ninth album, released in November 1978. As was the popular musical trend at the time, it is Stewart’s foray into disco music, which although commercially successful, was critically divisive. The lead single “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” became one of Stewart’s biggest hits, peaking at No.1 in both the UK and US. The album has sold more than 14 million copies worldwide.

Tracks

Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? (Rod Stewart; Carmine Appice; Duane Hitchings) 5:31
2  Dirty Weekend (Rod Stewart; Gary Grainger) 2:36
3  Ain’t Love A Bitch (Rod Stewart; Gary Grainger) 4:39
4  The Best Day Of My Life (Rod Stewart; Jim Cregan) 4:21
5  Is That The Thanks I Get? (Rod Stewart; Jim Cregan) 4:31
6  Attractive Female Wanted (Rod Stewart; Gary Grainger) 4:17
Blondes (Have More Fun) (Rod Stewart; Jim Cregan) 3:46
8  Last Summer (Rod Stewart; Phil Chen) 4:05
9  Standin’ In The Shadows Of Love (Lamont Dozier; Edward Holland; Brian Holland) 4:27
10  Scarred And Scared (Rod Stewart; Gary Grainger) 4:54

Musicians

BassPhil Chen
DrumsCarmine Appice
DrumsRoger Bethelmy
GuitarBilly Peek
GuitarGary Grainger
GuitarJim Cregan
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsDuane Hitchings
PianoNicky Hopkins
SynthesizerDuane Hitchings
FluteGary Herbig
HornsPhil Kenzie
HornsTom Scott
HornsSteve Madaio
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionTommy Vig
Background VocalsCarmine Appice
Background VocalsMax Carl
Background VocalsMike Finnigan
VocalsRod Stewart

Liner Notes

Producer – Tom Dowd
Arranged By (Strings) – Del Newman
Engineer – Andy Johns
Engineer (Assistant) – David Gertz, George Tutko
Mastered By – Arun Chakraverty
Mixed By – Andy Johns, Tom Dowd

Art Direction – John Cabalka
Design – Rod Stewart
Photography By – Claude Mougin
Typography (Lettering) – Michael Manoogian

Mixed At – Smoke Tree Studios
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles
Made By – Warner Bros. Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA Records
Copyright (c) – WEA Records

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