May 25, 2022

Howard The Duck (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Released in 1986
MCA Records
Produced by Thomas Dolby (tracks 1-5)

Howard The Duck (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) includes a number of tracks by Cherry Bomb.

Tracklist

  1. Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Hunger City” (Allee Willis / Thomas Dolby)
  2. Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Howard The Duck” (Allee Willis / Thomas Dolby / George Clinton)
  3. Thomas Dolby: “Don’t Turn Away” (Willis / Dolby)
  4. Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “It Don’t Come Cheap” (Willis / Dolby)
  5. Dolby’s Cube featuring Tata Vega: “I’m On My Way” (Traditional, adapted and arranged by Dolby)
  6. John Barry: “Lullaby Of Duckland” (John Barry)
  7. John Barry: “Journey To Earth” (Barry)
  8. John Barry: “You’re The Duckiest” (Barry)
  9. John Barry: “Ultralight Flight” (Barry)
  10. John Barry: “Beddy-Bye For Howard” (Barry)
  11. John Barry: “Dark Overlord” (Barry)
Additional Cherry Bomb tracks on 2019 Intrada Release
  • Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Hunger City – With Extended Intro” (Allee Willis / Thomas Dolby)
  • Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “It Don’t Come Cheap” (Willis / Dolby)
  • Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Don’t Turn Away – Version 2” (Willis / Dolby)
  • Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Howard The Duck – Extended” (Allee Willis / Thomas Dolby / George Clinton)
  • Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb: “Howard The Duck – Alternate” (Willis / Dolby / Clinton)

Personnel

Cherry Bomb are:

Lea Thompson: Lead vocals
Holly Robinson: Backing vocals
Dominique Davalos: Backing vocals
Liz Sagal: Backing vocals

George Clinton: Backing vocals (“Howard the Duck”)
Joe Walsh: Guitar (“Howard the Duck,” “It Don’t Come Cheap”)
Stevie Wonder: Harmonica (“Don’t Turn Away”)

Personnel Notes

Dolby’s Cube was the loose collaboration of artists behind the singles “Get Out of My Mix” (1983) and “May the Cube Be With You” (1985) as well as the Howard the Duck soundtrack. Dolby’s co-conspirators in the group included George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic and DJ, producer and remixer François Kevorkian.

Singles

“Howard the Duck”
Released in 1986

“Hunger City” (promo only)
Released in 1986

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