Mr. Bad Example

Mr. Bad Example is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Warren Zevon. The album was released on October 15, 1991.

Mr. Bad Example
Warren Zevon - Mr. Bad Example
Studio album by Warren Zevon
Released October 15, 1991
Recorded Early 1991
Genre Rock, alternative rock, hard rock, country
Length 40:15
Label Giant
Producer Waddy Wachtel
Warren Zevon chronology
Transverse City
Mr. Bad Example
Learning to Flinch
Singles from Mr. Bad Example
  1. "Finishing Touches"
    Released: 1991
  2. "Searching for a Heart"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All tracks composed by Warren Zevon, except where indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Finishing Touches"   4:05
2. "Suzie Lightning"   4:04
3. "Model Citizen" LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon 4:39
4. "Angel Dressed in Black" Julia Mueller, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon 4:24
5. "Mr. Bad Example" Jorge Calderón, Zevon 3:22
6. "Renegade"   4:51
7. "Heartache Spoken Here"   3:48
8. "Quite Ugly One Morning"   3:53
9. "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon 2:53
10. "Searching for a Heart"   4:16



  • Producer: Waddy Wachtel
  • Engineer: Marc DeSisto
  • Assistant engineers: Andrew Ballard, Scott Blockland, Jeffrey Shannon, Brian Soucy
  • Mixing: Niko Bolas, John Beverly Jones
  • Mastering: Dave Collins
  • Technical assistance: Peggy McAfee, Tom Smyth
  • Art Direction and design: Jeri Heiden
  • Photography: Diego Uchitel, Jimmy Wachtel


  1. ^ Mark Deming (1991-10-15). "Mr. Bad Example - Warren Zevon | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  2. ^ "Warren Zevon: Mr. Bad Example : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". 1991-11-28. Archived from the original on May 22, 2008. Retrieved 2015-10-23.

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