1986 Animotion – Strange Behavior

Strange Behavior is an album by Animotion released by Casablanca Records. It was the last album to be released by Casablanca before the record label folded.

The single “I Engineer” hit #2 in Germany and #6 in Switzerland in 1986. The single “I Want You” hit #27 in Germany and #84 in the United States. The album went to #21 in Switzerland and reached #71 on the Billboard 200 chart.


1  I Want You (Rick Neigher; Bill Wadhams) 04:36
2  I Engineer (Mike Chapman; Holly Knight; Bernie Taupin) 04:13
3  Strange Behavior (Don Kirkpatrick; Randy Sharp) 03:57
4  Stealing Time (Sue Shifrin; Bill Wadhams) 03:55
5  Anxiety (John Davis; Don Kirkpatrick; Dennis Morgan) 04:15
6  Out Of Control (Greg Smith; Louie Stone) 03:30
7  Stranded (Greg Smith; Louie Stone) 03:21
8  The Essence (Bill Wadhams) 04:07
9  One Step Ahead (Greg Smith; Louie Stone) 03:35
10 Staring Down the Demons (Don Kirkpatrick; Randy Sharp) 04:14



BassCharles Ottavio
BassTad Wadhams
DrumsJim Blair
DrumsMike Baird
GuitarDon Kirkpatrick
GuitarBill Wadhams
KeyboardsGreg Smith
KeyboardsBill Wadhams
SynthesizerGary Chang
PercussionJim Blair
VocalsAstrid Plane
VocalsCharles Ottavio
VocalsDon Kirkpatrick
VocalsGreg Smith
VocalsBill Wadhams

Liner Notes

Producer – Richie Zito
Arranged By – Animotion, Richie Zito
Engineer – Brian Reeves, David Leonard
Engineer – Michael Frondelli (Track 1)
Engineer (Mixing) – David Leonard
Mastered By – Howie Weinberg
Recorded By (Additional) – Dave Concors, Peggy McLeonard

Art Direction – Vigon Seireeni
Creative Director – Bill Levy
Photography By – Matthew Rolston

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polygram Records
Copyright (c) – Polygram Records
Manufactured By – Polygram Records
Marketed By – Polygram Records
Made By – PolyGram
Recorded At – Oasis Recording Studios
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Mixed At – Oasis Recording Studios
Mixed At – Encore Studios
Mastered At – Masterdisk