Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves album)

Infobox Album | Name = Walking on Sunshine
Type = Album
Artist = Katrina and the Waves


Released = 1983
Recorded = ???
Genre = New Wave
Length = 29:21
Label = Attic
Producer = ???
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kekxikcjbb69 link]
Last album =
This album = "Walking on Sunshine"
(1983)
Next album = "Katrina and the Waves 2"
(1984) |

"Walking on Sunshine" is the debut album by new wave band Katrina and the Waves, released in 1983.

The album was only released in Canada, but now appears worldwide on the compilation "Original Recordings 1983-1984".

The song "Walking on Sunshine" has been used by Telefónica to announce the takeover of BellSouth's Latin America division. It is used during establishing shots in the movies American Psycho and The Secret of My Success. It is also the favorite song of Philip J. Fry, fictional character from the Futurama TV Show. The single was covered by Aly & AJ in 2005.

Track listing

All songs written by Kimberley Rew.

#"Dancing Street" – 2:24
#"Spiderman" – 3:12
#"Going Down to Liverpool" – 3:45
#"Machine Gun Smith" – 2:55
#"Walking on Sunshine" – 3:15
#"Brown Eyed Son" – 2:03
#"Que Te Quiero" – 3:17
#"Don't Take Her Out of My World" – 2:53
#"I Really Taught Me to Watusi" – 3:02
#"Ain't No Money (Buy You Love)" – 2:35

Credits

*Alex Cooper - drums, vocals
*Vince de la Cruz - bass, vocals
*Kevin Flanagan - saxophone
*Nick Glennie-Smith - organ
*Katrina Leskanich - guitar, vocals
*Kimberley Rew - guitar, vocals
*Eamon Fitzpatrick - brass arrangement "Walking on Sunshine"

Note: The image on the upper right corresponds to the 1985 single "Walking on Sunshine," not the 1983 full-length album by the band described in this entry.


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