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Meltdown - 1984  (Produced by Jonathan David Brown)
1. Meltdown (At Madame Tussaud's)
2. We Don't Need No Colour Code
3. Am I In Sync?
4. Meat The Press
5. Over My Dead Body
6. Sin For A Season
7. Guilty By Association
8. Hero
9. Jenny
10. Baby Doe

Credits and Indulgent stuff that no one reads:

Written and arranged - Steve Taylor
Produced and engineered - Jonathan David Brown

Some Band:
Kerry Connor - Guitars
Cactus Moser - Drums
Chris Richards - Bass
Dave Thrush - Sax
Woody Waddell - Keyboards (including the Mighty Farsifa)
Steve Taylor - Vocals and anything else that requires no talent

Recorded at Sundberg Studios, Denver
Mixed at Mama Jo's, N. Hollywood
Mastered at Future Disc, Universal City

Cover and Everything Artsy - The Graphics Studio
Photography - Greg Wigler
Cover Coordination - B. Charlyne Hinesley

Management - Proper Management 804-481-3310

Ferret Trainers - James M. Chaffee & Charles "Buzz" Bolte
Thanks to Rob, Rez Band & JPUSA, Tour H, Buzz, Rich & Jim for good counsel, Francis Schaeffer for encouraging words, Some Band for creative input, the entire Sparrow staff, and everyone else on the planet in case I missed somebody.

All songs written by Steve Taylor

Note: one version of the CD (known as "Meltdown and Meltdown Remixes) has some bonus remixes of "Meltdown".  Here is the track listing of that CD
1. Meltdown (At Madame Tussaud's)
(regular version)
2. We Don't Need No Colour Code
3. Am I In Sync?
4. Meat The Press
5. Over My Dead Body
6. Meltdown (At Madame Tussaud's)
(Extended version)
7. Sin For A Season
8. Guilty By Association
9. Hero
10. Jenny
11. Baby Doe
12. Meltdown (At Madame Tussaud's)
(Instrumental Extended remix)
13. Meltdown (At Madame Tussaud's)
(Edited version - remix)


The All Music Guide says:
A stronger release than Taylor's previous EP, this hook-laden record shows much in the way of maturity and growth as an artist. It's still very political, but this time leaning a bit further to the left, discussing such issues as racism in the church ("We Don't Need No Colour Code") and human rights violations worldwide ("Over My Dead Body"). The songwriting is killer overall. The catchy "Meat the Press" calls for solidarity among members of the evangelical church to promote better depiction of Christianity in the media. Dance number "Am I in Sync?" features a catchy keyboard line that slowly goes out of sync with the rest of the instruments. A groundbreaking record for its time.

Billboard Magazine says (review 5/5/84)
This is new wave gospel, and Taylor has an edge and vitality in his songs that is rare for any act. This second album could well emerge as the sleeper of the year in contemporary Christian music.