Deadstar – Somewhere Over The Radio

Deadstar - Somewhere Over the Radio (cover)

Deadstar – Somewhere Over the Radio (cover)

 

Deadstar’s excellent final album (1999).

Released In: [Australia / NZ].

Release Date: 20 September 1999.

Australian Chart Position: 66 (ARIA).

Availability: Moderately common. Available new in digital form.

Value: A$8-A$25.

 

 

Track Listing(s)

Legend:

 Highly recommended track.
 Commercial single.
 Promotional single.

 

Version: Mushroom Records Australian CD album.

Album length: 53 minutes, 25 seconds.

ReplayGain loudness: -9.03dB (1999).

  1. Run Baby Run 
  2. Deeper Water 
  3. Lights Go Down 
  4. Drivin’
  5. Highway 31
  6. Satellite
  7. Texas 
  8. Here You Come
  9. Over The Radio 
  10. Don’t Leave
  11. Salon Baby
  12. Not For Money

 

 

Review

Note: Deadstar was formed by Hunters and Collectors guitarist Barry Palmer.

 

Liner Notes

Run Baby Run

Produced by: Deadstar and Mark Opitz.

Engineered by: Stewart Day.

Mixed by: Mark Opitz and Michael Letho.

 

Deeper Water

Produced by: Deadstar & Mark Opitz.

Engineered by: Stewart Day and Mark Opitz.

Mixed by: Chris Lord-Alge.

 

Lights Go Down

Produced by: Deadstar and Kalju Tonuma.

Engineered by: Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Mark Opitz and Michael Letho.

 

Drivin’

Produced by: Deadstar and Kalju Tonuma.

Engineered by: Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Michael Letho.

 

Highway 31

Produced by: Deadstar.

Engineered by: Stewart Day.

Mixed by: Michael Letho.

 

Satellite

Produced by: Deadstar.

Engineered by: Chris Dickie & Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Michael Letho.

 

Texas

Produced by: Deadstar and Kalju Tonuma.

Engineered by: Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Mark Opitz and Michael Letho.

 

Here You Come

Produced by: Deadstar.

Engineered by: Stewart Day & Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Mark Opitz and Michael Letho.

 

Over The Radio

Produced by: Deadstar and Kalju Tonuma.

Engineered by: Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Michael Letho.

 

Don’t Leave

Produced by: Mark Opitz.

Engineered by: Mark Opitz & Stewart Day.

Mixed by: Mark Opitz.

 

Salon Baby

Produced by: Deadstar.

Engineered by: Chris Dickie & Kalju Tonuma.

Mixed by: Michael Letho.

 

Not For Money

Produced by: Deadstar.

Engineered by: Stewart Day.

Mixed by: Kalju Tonuma.

 

1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 – B. Palmer / C. Kennedy (Festival Music/Mushroom Music).

3 – B. Palmer / C. Kennedy / M. den Elzen (Festival Music/Mushroom Music/Control).

11 – C. Kennedy (Mushroom Music).

 

Credits

All tracks recorded and mixed at Sing Sing, Melbourne. Assistant Engineer – Richard Stolz.

Deeper Water mixed at Image Studio’s Los Angeles.

 

All tracks mastered by Howie Weinberg at Masterdisc New York.

 

Deadstar are:

Barry Palmer, Guitars.

Peter Jones, Drums and Percussion.

Peter McKracken, Bass and Backing Vocals.

Michael den Elzen, Guitars and Backing Vocals.

Caroline Kennedy, Vocals and Backing Vocals.

 

Guest Musicians: Kalju Tonuma – Guitar, Keyboards and Backing Vocals.

Bruce Haymes – Keyboards, Peter Luscombe – Percussion.

Anna Burley and Andy Baldwin – Backing Vocals.

 

Cover Photography – Lynton Crabb.

Band Portrait – Anthony Geernaert.

Booklet Snaps – Peter Jones.

Cover designed by Peter Barrett, Peter Jones and Michael den Elzen.

 

Thanks

Special thanks to all those involved: Mark Opitz, Stewart Day, Kalju Tonuma, Michael Letho, Andy “Chop Chop” Baldwin, Chris Corby, the unstoppable Richard Stolz and Phil, Kaj and Alicia at Sing Sing. Also Janet, Sue, Mark, Michael, Warren, Dean, Vanessa, Rachel, Kate, Valerie, Peter B, Peter K, and Paul Dickson at Mushroom. Kelly Wood – the web page queen and finally out unflappable manager Sarah Pearson.

Our live crew for T.C.B.: Stan Armstrong, Dylan Hughes, Bruce Johnston, Teddy Cleaver.

Deadstar family and friends:

Bazz: Jodie for her never ending support, Meaghan, Declan, Gideon, Hariett, Ewan, Cathy Palmer and the entire Palmer gang, Michael Lynch, Roger Grierson, Brendan “Mr. Guitar” Mason and Jezza for the “buff stuff”.

Peter J: Would like to thank the Jones’, the Bilgers, Jen, The Alan B’s, Sabian, Pearl, DiannaKiss, Katy C, Cass, Ange, Kev, Phil.

Caroline and Peter McK: Keith, Karen, Gaby, Elliot and Barry Cohen… for the rubber… didn’t that track get erased?

Michael: Would like to thank Myriam and Col.