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Stan Ridgway - The Big Heat FLAC album

Album · 1985 · 16 Songs.

Stan Ridgway's first solo album released in 1986  .

The Big Heat has Stan Ridgway's love of film noir and Jim Thompson-style stories splashed gaudily all over it.

The Big Heat is the 1986 debut solo album by former Wall of Voodoo vocalist Stan Ridgway, named after the 1953 film noir of the same name.

B4), Stan Ridgway (tracks: A3 to A5, B3, B4). Engineer, Technician, Other – Mark Lewis (2).

Mosquitos is the second album by Stan Ridgway. Tori Amos provided background vocals for three songs on this album before becoming known as a solo artist. Amos was brought in by producer Joe Chiccarelli, who had worked with her former band Y Kant Tori Read. Heat Takes a Walk" - 2:43. Goin' Southbound" - 4:42. Can't Complain" - 3:49. Peg and Pete and Me" - 4:41. Calling Out to Carol" - 4:04. The Last Honest Man" - 4:01.

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The Big Heat Stan Ridgway. This album has an average beat per minute of 123 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 90/177 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Big Heat
Drums – Bruce ZelesnikKeyboards – Bill Noland, Hugh Jones, John DentinoMixed By – Hugh JonesViolin, Cello – Mr. Christopher
A2 Pick It Up (And Put It In Your Pocket)
Keyboards – Mitchell FroomPercussion – Hugo BurnhamPiano – Bill NolandViolin – Richard Greene
A3 Can't Stop The Show
Bass – Mark Terlizzi, Mike WattKeyboards – Louis Van Den Berg
A4 Pile Driver
Guitar, Drum Programming – Joe RamirezKeyboards – Louis Van Den BergVocals [Additional] – Joe Ramirez, Pietra Wexstun
A5 Walkin' Home Alone
Drums – Joe Berardi*Keyboards – Louis Van Den BergTrombone – Bruce Fowler
B1 Drive She Said
Drums – KK Barett*Keyboards – Bill NolandPercussion – Tom Rechoin*
B2 Salesman
Bass – Louis Cabasa*Guitar [Feedback] – Eric Williams Keyboards – Bill NolandMixed By – Joe ChiccarelliPercussion – Steve Reid Performer [Emulator] – Richard Gibbs
B3 Twisted
Keyboards – Louis Van Den Berg
B4 Camouflage
Banjo, Mandolin – Mark Cohen Drums – Chris BecerraKeyboards – Louis Van Den BergVocals [Ghost Platoon] – Mark Lewis , Mark Morris

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – International Record Syndicate, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – International Record Syndicate, Inc.
  • Recorded At – J.C. Studios
  • Recorded At – The Lighthouse
  • Recorded At – Fiddler Studio
  • Mastered At – A&M Mastering Studios
  • Published By – Mondo Spartacus Music
  • Published By – Illegal Songs
  • Published By – Criterion Music Corp.
  • Pressed By – MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville


  • Art Direction – Carl Grasso
  • Booking – Frontier Booking International
  • Cover [Concept], Photography By – Scott Lindgren
  • Engineer – Hugh Jones (tracks: A1, B1), Jim Hill, Joe Chiccarelli (tracks: B2), Louis Van Den Berg (tracks: A3 to A5, B3, B4), Stan Ridgway (tracks: A3 to A5, B3, B4)
  • Engineer [Assistance], Technician [Studio], Other [Interesting Facts] – Mark Lewis
  • Management – Chris Lamson, Los Angeles Personal Direction, Miles Copeland
  • Mastered By – Frank DeLuna, Marv Bornstein
  • Mixed By – Andy Watermann*, Andy Waterman (tracks: A2 to B1, B3, B4), Hugh Jones (tracks: A1), Joe Chiccarelli (tracks: B2)
  • Producer – Bill Noland (tracks: B2), Joe Chiccarelli (tracks: B2), Louis Van Den Berg (tracks: A1, A3 to B1, B3, B4), Mitchell Froom (tracks: A2), Stan Ridgway (tracks: A3 to A5, B2 to B4)
  • Technician [General Assistance, Construction, Smoke Signals] – Mark Morris
  • Vocals, Harmonica, Keyboards, Banjo, Guitar, Bass – Stan Ridgway
  • Written-By – Stanard Ridgway*


Label variation of Stan Ridgway - The Big Heat, pressed at MCA Gloversville

© 1986 International Record Syndicate, Inc.
Printed in the U.S. of A.

[spine] ℗ 1986 irs inc.

Recorded at J.C. Studios, The Lighthouse, and Fiddler's Studio, Los Angeles
All songs Published by Mondo Spartacus/Illegal Songs (BMI). Administered in the U.S. and Canada by Criterion Music.
Special thanks to Pietra, Louis Van den Berg, Chris Lamson, Jay Boberg and the I.R.S. staff, Miles Copeland, Mark Cohen and Fostex, Bill Noland, Wazmo Nariz, Wires and Pliers, a twenty dollar bill on the Santa Monica Pier, and all the very talented people who contributed to this recording.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 76732-5637-1
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): IRS5118
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): IRS5119
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): IRS 5118 AM2..
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): IRS 5118 AM1.
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides runout, stamped): ▣-G-▣

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
IRS-5637 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records IRS-5637 US 1986
DMIRG 1008 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat ‎(CD, Album) I.R.S. Records DMIRG 1008 UK 1986
ILP 26874 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 26874 Greece 1986
ILP 26874, 26874 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records ILP 26874, 26874 Europe 1986
28AP 3227 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records 28AP 3227 Japan 1986

Stan Ridgway - The Big Heat FLAC album

Performer: Stan Ridgway

Title: The Big Heat

Country: US

Date of release: 1986

Style: Alternative Rock, New Wave

Genre: Electronic / Rock

Size MP3: 1900 mb

Size FLAC: 1828 mb

Rating: 4.9 / 5

Votes: 154


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