Picture This

Plenty of Lines But Nothing to Say

26-08-2022 • 1 hr 30 mins

With a leap in production and songwriting quality, Huey Lewis & The News’ second album Picture This, was nonetheless a natural progression from their first effort. Still lacking hits though, one was brought in from Clover contact Robert John “Mutt” Lange and proved to be the magic bullet to get them on the radio.

Join us, Nadine (she doesn’t have a tattoo on her tummy) & Dylan (his mummy doesn’t play gin rummy), as we run through the second album from Huey Lewis & The News. A lifelong fan and a fellow traveller, we discuss each Huey Lewis & The News album track by track, our impressions, thoughts and memories. Now the feeling is beginning to grow!

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Full album playlist on the official Huey Lewis & The News Youtube channel - revisit or discover the album for yourself!

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Album on Official Huey Lewis & The News site. Apple Music, Amazon & Spotify links.

Useful Links / Resources mentioned

Picture This on Discogs

Huey Lewis Breaks Down His Albums

MTV Saturday Night Concert 1982 Eight tracks from Picture This feature in this early MTV live show.

Phil Lynott - Tattoo (giving it all up for love)The original recording from his 1980 ‘Solo in Soho’ album. ‘Tattoo’ can be heard in the chorus backing vocals, omitted from the HLN arrangement.

Live at Slims, 23rd May 1989 Giving it All Up For Love is the second song in the set, beginning at 5:10

Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do - Official Video

Mike Duke - Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do

Workin’ For A Livin’ - Official Video

Hard At Play Tour in Japan, 10th April 1992 Nadine’s pick for best Huey harmonica intro to Workin’ for a Livin’ beginningat 1:45:45, and just a great show.

Do You Believe In Love - Official Video

Supercharge - We Both Believe In Love Mutt Lange’s original song, recorded by British band Supercharge in 1979.

The Hollywood Flames - Buzz Buzz Buzz From 1957, this was the Hollywood Flames biggest hit, reaching No. 11. on the Billboard Pop Chart.

Huey & the boys on American Bandstand in 1982, performing ‘Buzz Buzz Buzz’

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