Label: MCA Records - MCA-2116 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock
Caribou is the eighth studio album by Elton John, released in It was his fourth chart-topping album in the United States and his third in the United Kingdom. In the liner notes to the CD re-release, John described the album as being quickly recorded in Januarywith only about 9 days to get everything recorded, as he and the band "were under enormous pressure" to finish the album and then immediately embark on a Japanese tour.
Producer Gus Dudgeon would later add additional backing vocals, horns and other overdubs after John and the band had finished their work. Dudgeon later called the album "a piece of crap The Grimsby - Elton John - Caribou was named for the Caribou Ranch recording studio in Coloradowhere part of the album was recorded.
In addition to the singles, John has over the years played several other songs from this album in concert, including "Grimsby", "You're So Static", "Ticking" and "Dixie Lily". The CD reissue contains four songs from the general period in and around the "Caribou" release, though only two of them, the b-sides "Sick City" and "Cold Highway", were recorded during the album's sessions. All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupinexcept where noted.
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