Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Keys of Life
2:28
A2 Lightning Strikes
2:59
A3 The Twist
3:10
A4 Nomi Song
2:48
A5 You Don't Own Me
3:41
B1 The Cold Song
4:05
B2 Wasting My Time
4:16
B3 Total Eclipse
3:32
B4 Nomi Chant
1:53
B5 Samson and Delilah (Aria)
3:47

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

bass guitar:
Rick Pascual (tracks A2–A5, B2–B3)
membranophone:
Daniel Elfassy (tracks A2–A5, B2–B3)
guitar:
Scott Woody (tracks A2–A5, B2–B3)
keyboard:
Jon Cobert (tracks A1–B4)
additional recording engineer:
Jack LeTourneau (track B5)
Andy Waterman (track B5)
arranger:
Jon Cobert (track B1)
assistant recording engineer:
Robert Saccomanno (tracks A1–B4)
composer:
Hank Ballard (track A3)
Kristian Hoffman (tracks A4, B3)
Man Parrish (track B4)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (track B1)
lead vocals:
Klaus Nomi (tracks A1–B3, B5)
lyricist:
Hank Ballard (track A3)
Kristian Hoffman (tracks A4, B3)
John Dryden (English poet) (track B1)
producer:
Ron Johnsen (tracks A1–B5)
recording engineer:
Michael Frondelli (tracks A1–B4)
writer:
Lou Christie (track A2)
Twyla Herbert (track A2)
Man Parrish (track A1)
Scott Woody (track B2)
Klaus Nomi (tracks A1, B2)
John Madara (1963) (track A5)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (1963) (track A5)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA S.A. (1981) (tracks A1–B5)
publisher:
Adra Music (tracks A4, B3)
Girlfriend Music (tracks A1, B4)
Gothic Novelty Music (tracks A4, B3)
Largo Music Inc. (tracks B2, B4)
Merjoda Music Inc. (track A5)
Spindizzy Music (tracks A1, B1–B2, B4)
Spirit One Music (track A2)
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (track A3)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Merlyn’s in Madison, Wisconsin, United States (1980-09-20) (track B5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
"Mon cœur s'ouvre a ta voix" (Samson et Dalila) (catch-all for arrangements) (track B5)
Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix (for cello and piano, Papin) (track B5)
cover recording of:
Lightnin’ Strikes (track A2)
The Twist (track A3)
You Don’t Own Me (track A5)
is the basis for:
[untitled] (track A5)
later translated parody versions:
Twist (parody by Abstürzende Brieftauben) (track A3)
later translated versions:
恋と涙の17才 (track A5)
later versions:
You Don't Own Me (2015, Grace Sewell version) (track A5)
live recording of:
part of:
recording of:
Keys of Life (track A1)
Nomi Chant (track B4)
Nomi Song (track A4)
The Cold Song (track B1)
Total Eclipse (track B3)
Wasting My Time (track B2)

Release

mastering: Jack Skinner
recording engineer: Man Parrish
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2332813 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/67685 [info]
Wikidata: Q3460120 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Klaus Nomi (album) [info]