WHY DO BIRDS SING?
Title: Why Do Birds Sing?
Year: 1991
Format: Lp, Cassette, CD
Label: Slash 9 26476-2
Length: 47:43

American Music
Out The Window
Look Like That
Do you really want to hurt me?
Hey Nonny Nonny
Used To Be
Girl Trouble
He Likes Me
Life Is A Scream
Flamingo Baby
Lack Of Knowledge
More Money Tonight
I'm Free

Cassette appearance: Molded clear with white print. Clear cassette case.
Cover (CD & cassette): There is a b/w photo of a man and woman. The woman
has her hands over the man's eyes.
Page 2 & 3 (cassette): There is a red and black photo of the Femmes.
This is almost the same photo as Page 6 of "Debacle..." only its red and
black. This text appears on page 2:
Produced By:
Michael Beinhorn,
Victor DeLorenzo,
Gordon Gano
& Brian Ritchie
Page 4 (cassette): a list of songs appears: AMERICAN MUSIC
Out the Window
LOOK LIKE THAT
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
HEY NONNY NONNY
Use To Be
GIRL TROUBLE
He Likes Me
LIFE IS A SCREAM
Flamingo Baby
LACK OF KNOWLEDGE
More Money Tonight
I'M FREE
Page 5 (cassette): There is a b/w photo of Gordon Gano's face with his name
underneath.
Page 6 (cassette): There is a b/w photo of Victor DeLorenzo's face with his
name underneath.
Page 7 (cassette): There is a b/w photo of Brian Ritchie's face with his
name underneath.
Page 8 (cassette):
Produced By:
Michael Beinhorn, Victor, DeLorenzo, Gordon Gano & Brian Ritchie
Recorded by: Susan Rogers
Mixed by:
E.T. Thorngren, David Vartanian
Assisted By;
Mike Kloster, Tom Fritze, Lori Fumar
Mastered By:
Howie Weinberg
Studios:
Sunste Sound, Hollywood, CA
Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles, CA
Hit Factory, NY
D.V.'s Perversion Room Mach II, Milwaukee, WI
American Recording, Woodland Hills, CA
One On One, North Hollywood, CA
Masterdisk, NY
Project Coordinator:
Catherina Wilhelmina Masters
Guitar Tech: Alex Alvarez
Drum Service:
Dr. Ross Garfield, The Drum Doctor
Design & Photography:
Hanson Graphic
Busking Photo:
Mary Jones, The Milwaukee Journal
(the rest of page 8 starts with lyrics)
Pages 9 - 14 (cassette): the lyrics to the album are on these pages
Page 14 (cassette): This text is on the right side:
Thanks:
A Baldoni Music, Sterling Ball/Ernie Ball, Cascio Music, Trace Elliot, Bill
Faust/Faust Music, Joe's Milwaukee, Dick Boak/Martin, Neville Kitchen/Maton,
Jim Foote/Music Works, Niceman, Sonor, Uncle Bob's Music, Ya German
Communications Oompa
Special Thanks:
Ivo Baldoni, Barry & Mary Baumann, Jim Bartz, Rick Bates, Karin Berg,
Michael Blair, Jerome Brisch, Darren Brown,Warren Bruleigh, Thor Christensen,
Peter Critchley, Carmaig De Forest, Joseph DeLorenzo, Jim Eannelli, Charles
Gaienne,Mark Geiger, Jerry Harrison, John Henderson, Vivian Lees, Caleb
Lentzner, Scott Leonard, Willie MacInnes, Dianne Petashnick, Michael Ramos,
Frank Riley, Alan Skiena, Speedy, Theater X of Milwaukee, Trevor Veitch,
Ken West, Tim Whitten, Peter Wozniak
Lack Of Knowledge - Hosea 4:6
ALL SONGS WRITTEN BY GORDON GANO (C) 1991 Gordon Music ASCAP except
"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" written by O'Dowd/Craig/Hay/Moss
(C) 1982 Virgin Music Inc. ASCAP with Additional Lyrics by Gordon Gano,
Text:16th century poem COLIN by the Shepard Tonie. Lyrics reprinted by
permission. All rights reserved.
Page 14 and a half (cassette): Management:
Linda Clark & Associates
For information send self-addressed stamped envelope to P.O. Box 1861,
Burbank, CA 91507
(C) (P) 1991 Slash Records, Manufactured and distributed by Reprise Records,
A Time Warner Company, Made in U.S.A. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized
duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Slash logo is a registered
trademark of Slash records. Reprise logo is a registered trademark of
Warner Bros. Records Inc.
This tape is mastered to Dolby "B" standards for Noise Reduction. Decrease
treble response when playing on non-Dolby equipment. Dolby and the ?? are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
Cassette back:
American Music Girl Trouble
Out the Window He Likes Me
Look Like That UPC Life Is A Scream
Do You Really Want Flamingo Baby
To Hurt Me Lack Of Knowledge
Hey Nonny Nonny 0 7599-26476-4 9 More Money Tonight
Use To Be I'm Free
Produced by: Michael Beinhorn, Victor DeLorenzo, Gordon Gano & Brian Ritchie
SLASH RECORDS, P.O. BOX 48888, LOS ANGELES, CA 90048-0888
Cassette spine: Black background. "Violent Femmes" is in red print.
"Why Do Birds Sing?" is in green print. The Reprise & Slash logos are white.