The Associates ‎– The Affectionate Punch

Fiction Records ‎– 2383 585
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 The Affectionate Punch 3:30
A2 Amused As Always 4:18
A3 Logan Time 4:10
A4 Paper House 4:53
A5 Transport To Central 5:03
B1 A Matter Of Gender 4:29
B2 Even Dogs In The Wild 3:21
B3 Would I… Bounce Back 3:57
B4 Deeply Concerned 3:39
B5 A 3:51

Companies, etc.



"Thanks to Nigel Glockler: drums
Special thanks to Robert Smith: backing vocals.
Martyn Webster, Andrew Warwick, Mark Freegard.
Graham & Flood: strong tea.
Recorded at: Morgan Studio One"

All tracks published by APB Music Co. Ltd. except track A3 published by Sparta Florida Music Group Ltd.
Track B5 is written as A. on back sleeve and 'A' on label.
Durations are not listed on the release.

Inner sleeve with lyrics

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side, stamped): 2383585 A//2∇E TH 12 3 TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side, stamped): 2383585 B//2∇E TH 11 1 TOWNHOUSE

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
3170 579 The Associates The Affectionate Punch(Cass, Album, Dol) Fiction Records 3170 579 UK 1980 Sell This Version
FIXCD5, 537211-2 Associates* The Affectionate Punch(CD, Album, RE, Rem) Fiction Records, Fiction Records FIXCD5, 537211-2 UK 1997 Sell This Version
0060.331 The Associates The Affectionate Punch(LP, Album) Fiction Records 0060.331 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
2383 585 Associates* The Affectionate Punch(LP, Album, RE) Polydor, Fiction Records 2383 585 France 1982 Sell This Version
SPELP 33, 2383 585 Associates* The Affectionate Punch(LP, Album, RE) Fiction Records, Fiction Records SPELP 33, 2383 585 UK 1983 Sell This Version