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Download links and information about Outside Inside by The Tubes. This album was released in 1983 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 36:34 minutes.

Artist: The Tubes
Release date: 1983
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 36:34
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. She's a Beauty 4:00
2. No Not Again 3:27
3. Out of the Business 3:29
4. The Monkey Time 3:53
5. Glass House 3:30
6. Wild Women of Wongo 3:56
7. Tip of My Tongue 3:57
8. Fantastic Delusion 3:54
9. Drums 2:20
10. Theme Park 3:12
11. Outside Lookin' Inside 0:56

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Another bit of clever packaging outside (the record label featured an iris that appeared through a cutout on the sleeve) and inside, where producer David Foster and even more members of Toto help the Tubes punch up their new radio-ready sound with added energy. If their last record showed a newfound dancefloor sensibility, Outside Inside is absolutely funky. There are plenty of over-the-top arena pop numbers on here, including the hit "She's a Beauty," "No Not Again," and "Tip of My Tongue." Yet with so many cooks in the kitchen, the record is peppered with some strange entries, like "Wild Women of Wongo," "Drums," and "Outside Looking Inside." Maybe the Tubes were trying to exorcise their own artistic demons, the better to play a song like "Fantastic Delusion" or "The Monkey Time" with a clear conscience. Outside Inside is definitely a party record, which is fine, except that the Tubes were never a party band (after all, their most radio-friendly album to date, The Completion Backward Principle, was still pretty dark). The change in direction will probably alienate old fans, just as it clearly attracted new ones (the record reached the U.S. Top 20). If you enjoyed their hits from the '80s (e.g., "Talk to You Later," "She's a Beauty"), this is the album to own.