Beauty and Sadness

Beauty and Sadness

Beauty and Sadness
Original “Little Ricky” vinyl release date: June 1983
Reissued in 1988 by Enigma (last track deleted)
Reissued again: March 30, 1992 by Capitol on CD with all tracks included

  1. Tracey’s World
  2. Much Too Much
  3. Some Other Guy
  4. Beauty And Sadness
  5. Beauty And Sadness (Instrumental Mix)

Produced by Alan Betrock

Smithereens in the studio during the recording of Beauty and Sadness

“The title of the song ‘Beauty and Sadness’ was taken from a novel by the Nobel prizewinning Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata. The title was so evocative that it simply dictated the style of the lyric. It was definitely influenced by my reading a lot of Japanese novels at the time.” -Pat DiNizio