1986 Glen Burtnick – Talking In Code

Talking In Code is the first solo album by Glen Burtnick, released in 1986.

Glen Burtnik (born Glenn Burtnick; April 8, 1955) is a singer, songwriter, entertainer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a former member of Styx. Burtnik is originally from North Brunswick, New Jersey, in the Middlesex County part of the Raritan Bayshore, of the larger Jersey Shore and lives in Asbury Park, New Jersey, both popular Jersey Shore towns. Burtnik has written hit songs for Randy Travis, Patty Smyth and Don Henley.


1  Crank It Up (Glen Burtnick) 04:24
2  Talking In Code (Glen Burtnick, Reed Nielsen) 04:20
3  Little Red House (Glen Burtnick, Reed Nielsen) 03:51
4  Perfect World (Glen Burtnick, Steve Krikorian) 04:10
5  Hole In My Pocket (Bob Miller, Glen Burtnick) 03:55
6  Brave Hearts (Bob Miller, Glen Burtnick) 04:00
7  Hold Back The Night (Glen Burtnick, Reed Nielsen) 03:40
8  Talk That Talk (Glen Burtnick) 03:38
9  Heart On The Line (Glen Burtnick, Reed Nielsen) 03:38
10  We’re Alright (David Prater, Glen Burtnick) 03:56



BassGlen Burtnick
BassDave Larue
BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsDavid Prater
DrumsSteve Smith
Drums (programming)Glen Burtnick
Drums (programming)Jon Vigran
Drums (programming)Reed Nielsen
Drums (programming)Savron Hudson
GuitarGlen Burtnick
GuitarBobby Messano
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsGlen Burtnick
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsDusty Micale
KeyboardsJim Lang
KeyboardsReed Nielsen
PercussionGlen Burtnick
VocalsGlen Burtnick
PercussionAnthony Galante
PercussionRichard Landis

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Landis
Producer (Executive)– Jay Senter
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey
Engineer – Alan Douches, Csaba Petocz, Ed Thacker, Jon Vigran
Engineer (Assistant) – Jay Healy, Joe Flamingo, Peter Lewis, Stan Katayama
Mixed By – Ed Thacker

Art Direction – Chuck Beeson
Design – Donald Krieger
Photography By – Rocky Schenck

Engineered At The Grey Room
Engineered At Grand Slam Studios
Engineered At One On One Studios
Mastered At Precision Mastering
Mixed At Can-Am Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) A&M Records, Inc
Copyright (c) A&M Records, Inc