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Cats & Dogs
Studio album by Mental As Anything
Released September 1981
(see release history)
Recorded Albert Studios, Sydney, Australia
Genre Pop
Length 39:24
Label Regular Records
Producer Russell Dunlop, Bruce Brown
Professional reviews
Mental As Anything chronology
Espresso Bongo
(1980)
Cats & Dogs
(1981)
Creatures of Leisure
(1983)
Singles from Cats & Dogs
  1. "If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?"
    Released: May 1981
  2. "Too Many Times"
    Released: September 1981
  3. "Berserk Warriors"
    Released: December 1981

Cats & Dogs is the third studio album released by Mental As Anything. It was released in September 1981, produced by Bruce Brown and Russell Dunlop,[1] and peaked at #3 on the Australian Album charts.[2] The first single, "If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?", written by Martin Plaza [3] was released in May 1981 and peaked at #4 on the Australian Singles charts.[2] The next single, "Two Many Times", written by Andrew Smith and released in September 1981 reached #6, whilst the third single, "Beserk Warriors",which was released in December 1981, only peaked at #30.[2]

Contents

Track listing

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Australian and New Zealand edition

Cats & Dogs [Australian & New Zealand release]
# Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Too Many Times"   Andrew 'Greedy' Smith[4] 2:52
2. "Walking On Rails"   Reg Mombassa[4] 2:34
3. "If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?"   Martin Plaza[4] 3:12
4. "Berserk Warriors"   Peter O'Doherty[4] 3:51
5. "Let's Cook"   Martin Plaza[4] 2:30
6. "Got Hit"   Peter O'Doherty[4] 3:14
7. "Ready For You Now"   Martin Plaza[4] 2:42
8. "Looking For Bird"   Wayne Delisle , Reg Mombassa, Martin Plaza[4] 3:41
9. "Chemical Travel"   Reg Mombassa[4] 2:57
10. "Catalina's Reward"   Martin Plaza[4] 3:10
11. "Psychedelic Peace Lamp"   Reg Mombassa[4] 3:05
12. "Sad Poetry"   Andrew Smith[4] 2:50
13. "Hararei I Akarana"     1:56

Canadian edition

The Canadian edition of Cats & Dogs dropped the album's final five tracks ("Chemical Travel", "Catalina's Reward", "Psychedelic Peace Lamp", "Sad Poetry", and "Hararei I Akarana"), and added two earlier singles ("The Nips Are Getting Bigger", and "Egypt", both of which had originally appeared on Get Wet.)

Cats & Dogs [Canadian release]
# Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Too Many Times"   Andrew 'Greedy' Smith[4] 2:52
2. "Let's Cook"   Martin Plaza[4] 2:30
3. "If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?"   Martin Plaza[4] 3:12
4. "Berserk Warriors"   Peter O'Doherty[4] 3:51
5. "Got Hit"   Peter O'Doherty[4] 3:14
6. "The Nips Are Getting Bigger" (Produced by Cameron Allen from Get Wet) Martin Plaza[4] 3:19
7. "Walking On Rails"   Reg Mombassa[4] 2:34
8. "Ready For You Now"   Martin Plaza[4] 2:42
9. "Looking For Bird"   Wayne Delisle , Reg Mombassa, Martin Plaza[4] 3:41
10. "Egypt" (Produced by Cameron Allen from Get Wet) Reg Mombassa[4] 2:42

Release history

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia September 1981 Regular Records Vinyl LP L37646
Canada 1982 A&M Records Vinyl LP SGR1009
Australia 27 April 1999 Regular Records CD D19562

Chart positions

Year Chart Peak Position[2]
1981 ARIA Album Chart 3

Personnel

Musicians

Recording details

  • Bruce Brown — Producer, Engineer
  • Russell Dunlop — Producer, Engineer

References

  1. ^ "Mental As Anything". Australian Rock Database. Magnus Holmgren. http://hem.passagen.se/honga/database/m/mentalasanything.html. Retrieved 18 July 2009.  
  2. ^ a b c d Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0646119176.   NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  3. ^ ""Close Again" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). http://www.apra-amcos.com.au/worksearch.axd?q=Close%20Again. Retrieved 19 July 2009.  
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). http://www.apra.com.au/cms/worksearch/worksearch.srvlt?action=workSearch. Retrieved 16 July 2009.  

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