Elvis Costello And The Attractions* ‎– Armed Forces

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Armed Forces
1-1 Accidents Will Happen 3:00
1-2 Senior Service 2:18
1-3 Oliver's Army 2:59
1-4 Big Boys 2:56
1-5 Green Shirt 2:43
1-6 Party Girl 3:24
1-7 Goon Squad 3:14
1-8 Busy Bodies 3:35
1-9 Sunday's Best 3:22
1-10 Moods For Moderns 2:50
1-11 Chemistry Class 2:56
1-12 Two Little Hitlers 3:16
1-13 (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?
Written-By – Nick Lowe
3:32
Bonus Disc
2-1 Tiny Steps 2:43
2-2 Busy Bodies (Alternative Version) 3:48
2-3 Talking In The Dark 1:58
2-4 Big Boys (Alternative Version) 2:56
2-5 Clean Money
Backing Vocals – Dave Edmunds, The Attractions
1:59
2-6 Wednesday Week 2:06
2-7 My Funny Valentine
Vocals, Guitar – E.C.*Written-By – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
1:33
2-8 Accidents Will Happen (Live) 3:18
2-9 Mystery Dance (Live) 2:01
2-10 Goon Squad (Live) 3:42
2-11 Party Girl (Live) 3:19
2-12 Stranger In The House (Live) 3:52
2-13 Alison (Live) 3:08
2-14 Lipstick Vogue (Live) 4:26
2-15 Watching The Detectives (Live) 5:51
2-16 You Belong To Me (Live) 2:39
2-17 Chemistry Class (Solo Live)
Vocals, Guitar – E.C.*
2:34

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Notes

Armed Forces was first issued as Radar [UK] #RAD 14 & Columbia [US] #35709 (January 1979)
Track 1-13 was first issued as the B-side of the Nick Lowe single American Squirm Radar [UK] #ADA 26, credited to Nick Lowe & His Sound. The track did not appear on the UK release of the album.

Original album recorded at Eden Studios, London (August-September 1978)

Bonus Disc:

2-1: First issued as the B-side of Radio, Radio
2-2: Recorded at Eden Studios, London (August 1978) [previously unreleased]
2-3 & 2-6: First issued as Radar [UK] single #RG 1, given away at London Dominion Theatre concerts, December 1978
2-4: Recorded at Eden Studios, London (September 1978) [previously unreleased]
2-5: First issued on Taking Liberties [US] and Ten Bloody Marys & Ten How's Your Fathers [UK]
2-7: First issued as the B-Side of Oliver's Army
2-8 to 2-16: Recorded live at Hollywood High School, Hollywood, CA (4 June 1978) [2-8, 2-13 & 2-15 were first issued as a give-away EP with initial copies of Armed Forces; the others are previously unreleased]
2-17: Recorded live at The Warner Theatre, Washington, DC (28 February 1978) [previously unreleased]

This Reissue/Compilation ℗ 1978, 1979, 1993 & 2002 Elvis Costello & © 1979 & 2002 Elvis Costello & Rhino Entertainment Company.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 8122-78190-2 6
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): [WEA Mfg. Olyphant logo] Y20500 3 R2 78190-2.1 03 M1S6 CI
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): [WEA Mfg. Olyphant logo] Y20495 3 R2 78190-2.2 01 M1S2 CI
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L903
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 2U7M
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 2U4E

Other Versions (5 of 113) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RAD 14 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces(LP, Album, Fol + 7", EP) Radar Records (5) RAD 14 UK 1979 Sell This Version
208767, RAD 14 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces(LP, Album) WEA, Radar Records (5) 208767, RAD 14 Argentina 1979 Sell This Version
RCD 20273 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces(CD, Album, RE, RM, Club) Rykodisc RCD 20273 US 1993 Sell This Version
S 90.110 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Armed Forces(LP, Album) Radar Records (5) S 90.110 Spain 1979 Sell This Version
RAD 14 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces(LP, Album + 7", Ltd) Radar Records (5) RAD 14 Australia 1979 Sell This Version

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