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Track listing[]

All songs written and composed by Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale, except where noted. 

Side one
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Shout"    3:15
2. "The Satisfied Mind"    3:07
3. "Don't Rescue Me"  M. Mothersbaugh 3:07
4. "The 4th Dimension"    4:24
5. "C'mon"    3:15
Side two
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
6. "Here To Go"    3:18
7. "Jurisdiction Of Love"  M. Mothersbaugh 3:00
8. "Puppet Boy"    3:10
9. "Please Please"    3:04
10. "Are You Experienced?"  Jimi Hendrix 3:08
Total length:
32:48
1996 Infinite Zero CD reissue adds:
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
11. "Growing Pains"    3:45
12. "Shout" (EZ Listening Muzak Version 1)  4:12

Personnel[]

DEVO[]

Production[]

Album Art and Design[]

  • Elliot Roberts and Bill Gerber (Lookout Management, Los Angeles, CA) - Career Direction
  • Neal Levin, C.P.A. - Special Mention

Tour[]

Due to total lack of financial support from Warner Brothers, there was no tour for this album. On the tours of 1988 through 1991, however, Shout did appear during the Somewhere With DEVO suite and Here To Go was played at a charity concert in 1991.

Promotional video[]

- video available to buy, LaserDisc only. Commentary track also on DVD.

RU Experienced?[]

DEVO & TELEMUSIC CORP. [1] [2]
present
R U EXPERIENCED
LENGTH 3:26
Director – Gerald V. Casale
Tech. Director/Producer
Graeme Whifler [3] [4]
Producer – Susan Fitzgerald
c1984 Warner Bros. Records
Extra info -
Production photos – DEVO: Unmasked/DEVO: The Brand and Graeme Whifler “Devo & Elfman Shoots,” flicker.com.g
“...We did it on a VAX computer at NYIT when there was no such thing as morphing. We just used an interpolation pattern and matted in the mouth - the moving singing Mark's mouth…" - Jerry (1993 video commentary track)[1]

Promotional ads[]

Honda Motors[]

Elite Scooters TV spot - Dailymotion.com. Uploaded by Timmy_Ramone.
Directed by Jerry, Edited by Larry Bridges for ad agency Dailey & Associates.
Poster - [5][6]
Bob Stevens photographed Devo for the Honda poster. The same Bob Stevens has also been credited with running Telemusic at the time of the “R U Experienced” video.[7]
DEVO: The Brand says this was done in 1983. The TV spot premiered in spring 1984 and was aired for a few years.
See: 1984 - Outfits

Coca-Cola[]

Diet Coke TV spot
DEVO’s segment directed by Jerry
DEVO wear an all-white outfit with an Energy Dome. The shirt/pant combo is the same as in the scooter advertising – including a black cinch waist belt and a red and black “DEVO” ball logo opposite the “Shout” white on black patch.
The TV spot was aired for a few years.
See: Carbonated beverage promotion (TV commercial outfits)

Trivia[]

The Fairlight CMI sampling synthesizer was used extensively by Mark on this album.

Zach was the stepson and then adopted son of Timothy Leary. [2]

Unlike oh, no! it's DEVO and Total Devo, Shout was not issued by Virgin Records.

The IZ CD had liner notes by Kim Thayil.

Notes and References[]

  1. Hardware likely included a VAX-11/780 or VAX-11/750 at the NYIT Computer Graphics Lab founded in 1974 by Dr. Alexander Schure, who hired Ed Catmull to head “The Lab.” Source: https://history.siggraph.org/animation-video-pod/nyit-demo-by-new-york-institute-of-technology-nyit/
  2. archive.nytimes.com. NYT Obituary and correction. by Laura Mansnerus. June 1st and 7th, 1996. Timothy Leary, Pied Piper Of Psychedelic 60's, Dies at 75. "Formerly a stepson, Zachary was adopted by Mr. Leary. He is Zachary Leary, not Chase."

External Links[]

Shout (Master release) -- Discogs
Shout (Release group) -- MusicBrainz
Shout (Overview) -- AllMusic
Shout (Devo album) -- Wikipedia
Shout (Devo album lyrics) -- Genius Lyrics
Shout (BPM Profile) -- GetSongbpm
Shout (Harmonic Profile) – GetSongkey


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