Complete List Of The Hooters Albums And Discography

The Hooters Albums

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This Complete List Of The Hooters Albums And Songs presents the full discography of  The Hooters studio albums. The band, The Hooters, was first formed in 1980. The group The Hooters hails from the area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  All these exciting albums by The Hooters have been presented below chronologically. We have also included all original release dates with each album by The Hooters as well as all original album covers. Every album by The Hooters listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

THE HOOTERS STUDIO ALBUMS

Amore (1983)

Released December 1983

Amore is the debut album by The Hooters, originally released independently on Antenna Records. This album introduced the band’s unique blend of rock, ska, and reggae influences, featuring the distinctive use of the Hohner Melodica, which became a signature sound for the band. Amore showcases the early raw energy and songwriting prowess of Rob Hyman and Eric Bazilian, with tracks like “All You Zombies” and “Hanging on a Heartbeat” that would later be re-recorded for their major label releases. The album captures the band’s grassroots beginnings and their emergence in the Philadelphia music scene.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Blood from a Stone” – 4:12
  2. “Hanging on a Heartbeat” – 4:20
  3. “Birdman” – 3:56
  4. “Don’t Take My Car Out Tonight” – 4:00
  5. “Nervous Night” – 3:57
  6. “All You Zombies” – 5:58
  7. “Hanging on a Heartbeat” (Live) – 5:08
  8. “Birdman” (Live) – 4:14

Nervous Night (1985)

Released April 26, 1985

Nervous Night is The Hooters’ second album and their major label debut under Columbia Records. This album propelled the band to international fame, fueled by the success of hits like “And We Danced” and “Day by Day.” Produced by Rick Chertoff, Nervous Night is characterized by its catchy melodies, anthemic choruses, and the fusion of rock with elements of ska and reggae. The album’s energetic sound, combined with thoughtful lyrics, captured the spirit of the mid-1980s and earned the band critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “And We Danced” – 3:48
  2. “Day by Day” – 3:25
  3. “All You Zombies” – 5:58
  4. “Don’t Take My Car Out Tonight” – 3:52
  5. “Nervous Night” – 3:57
  6. “Hanging on a Heartbeat” – 4:22
  7. “Where Do the Children Go” – 5:29
  8. “South Ferry Road” – 3:43
  9. “She Comes in Colors” – 4:11
  10. “Blood from a Stone” – 4:14

One Way Home (1987)

Released 1987

One Way Home is the third studio album by The Hooters, continuing the band’s exploration of their distinctive sound that blends rock, reggae, and folk influences. Produced by Rick Chertoff, the album features the hit “Satellite” and the introspective title track “One Way Home,” which showcases the band’s adeptness at storytelling and melody. Recorded at various studios, including the iconic Record Plant in New York, the album captures the band’s evolving sound.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Satellite” – 4:18
  2. “Karla with a K” – 4:41
  3. “Johnny B” – 4:01
  4. “Graveyard Waltz” – 6:34
  5. “Fightin’ on the Same Side” – 4:08
  6. “One Way Home” – 5:55
  7. “Washington’s Day” – 5:53
  8. “Hard Rockin Summer” – 3:03
  9. “Engine 999” – 4:14

Zig Zag (1989)

Released 1989

Zig Zag is the fourth studio album by The Hooters, showcasing the band’s continued musical experimentation and growth. Produced by Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman along with Rick Chertoff, the album features a more diverse range of songs, including “Brother, Don’t You Walk Away” and the poignant “500 Miles,” which includes guest vocals by Peter, Paul, and Mary. Recorded at various locations, including Studio 4 in Philadelphia, Zig Zag delves into social and political themes, reflecting the band’s engagement with the world around them while maintaining their signature sound.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Brother, Don’t You Walk Away” – 4:28
  2. “Deliver Me” – 4:06
  3. “500 Miles” – 4:25
  4. “You Never Know Who Your Friends Are” – 4:05
  5. “Heaven Laughs” – 4:18
  6. “Don’t Knock It ‘Til You Try It” – 4:16
  7. “Give the Music Back” – 5:14
  8. “Always a Place” – 4:02
  9. “Mr. Big Baboon” – 3:53
  10. “Beat Up Guitar” – 4:08

Out of Body (1993)

Released 1993

Out of Body is the fifth studio album by The Hooters, released after a four-year hiatus, marking a period of change and experimentation for the band. The album, produced by Joe Hardy and The Hooters, features a blend of the band’s signature rock sound with more introspective lyrics and mature songwriting. Recorded at various studios, including Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, Out of Body includes tracks like “Boys Will Be Boys,” co-written with Cyndi Lauper, and “Twenty-Five Hours a Day.”

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Twenty-Five Hours a Day” – 3:51
  2. “Boys Will Be Boys” – 4:40
  3. “Shadow of Jesus” – 5:35
  4. “Great Big American Car” – 4:29
  5. “Private Emotion” – 3:59
  6. “Driftin’ Away” – 4:10
  7. “Dancing on the Edge” – 3:40
  8. “All Around the Place” – 3:45
  9. “One Too Many Nights” – 4:35
  10. “Nobody But You” – 4:40

Time Stand Still (2007)

Released 2007

Time Stand Still is The Hooters’ sixth studio album, released after a significant hiatus, during which the band members pursued individual projects. The album, produced by Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman of The Hooters, showcases a return to the band’s roots with a contemporary twist, blending rock, ska, and folk elements. Recorded primarily at Elm Street Studios, Time Stand Still features thoughtful lyrics and melodic compositions, including “I’m Alive” and “Time Stand Still,” reflecting the band’s journey and the passage of time.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I’m Alive” – 3:26
  2. “Time Stand Still” – 4:00
  3. “The Boys of Summer” – 4:58
  4. “Until You Dare” – 3:44
  5. “Where the Wind May Blow” – 3:52
  6. “Catch of the Day” – 3:56
  7. “Until I Find You Again” – 3:30
  8. “Morning Buzz” – 4:22
  9. “Free Again” – 3:12
  10. “Ordinary Lives” – 4:06
  11. “She Comes in Waves” – 3:58
  12. “White Jeans” – 3:36

Five by Five: EP (2010)

Released 2010

Five by Five, a reference to the phrase “five by five” meaning “loud and clear,” is an EP by The Hooters, featuring five new tracks.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I’m Alive” – 3:26
  2. “Time Stand Still” – 4:00
  3. “Morning Buzz” – 4:22
  4. “Until I Find You Again” – 3:30
  5. “Where the Wind May Blow” – 3:52

Rocking & Swing

Released 2023

CD Track Listing:

  1. Guava Jive
  2. Engine 999
  3. Why Won’t You Call Me Back
  4. Brother, Don’t You Walk Away
  5. Pete Rose
  6. Connection
  7. Splice Up The Dance
  8. Goodnight
  9. Man In The Street

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