Ruts* ‎– The Crack

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Label:
Virgin ‎– OVED 80
Series:
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Country:
UK
Released:
1982
Genre:
Rock, Reggae
Style:
Punk, Dub

Tracklist

A1 Babylon's Burning 2:34
A2 Dope For Guns 2:11
A3 S.U.S.
Backing Vocals – Mannah*
3:48
A4 Something That I Said 3:52
A5 You're Just A ... 2:54
A6 It Was Cold
Synthesizer [Special Synthesizer Effects] – Mick Glossop
6:49
B1 Savage Circle 3:05
B2 Jah War
Backing Vocals – Bertie (5), Pocky, Rocky (10)Organ – Paul Fox (7)Piano [Skanking Steinway] – Segs
6:54
B3 Criminal Mind
Backing Vocals – Mannah*
1:35
B4 Back Biter 3:02
B5 Out Of Order 1:58
B6 Human Punk 4:26

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd
© 1979 Virgin Records Ltd

Manufactured in the UK

"Human Punk" recorded live at The Marquee, 19th July 1979.

The front cover of the LP shows caricatures of many well known personalities from the 1970s. The 4 Ruts sit on a lounge in the centre of the painting - other identifiable characters include Jimmy Pursey (at 4 o'clock) Astronomer Patrick Moore (at 8 o'clock) John Peel (with a girl on his lap, at 9 o'clock), Peter Cook and Dudley Moore (at 11 o'clock), Keith Richards (at 1 o'clock), Rat Scabies and Captain Sensible (at 2 o'clock) and Jimi Hendrix (at 3 o'clock).

Some differences in tracklist between back cover and labels:
A3 is written "S.U.S" on back cover, "S.U.S." on label.
A5 is written "You're Just A" on back cover, "You're Just A ..." on label.
B4 is written "Back Biter" on back cover, "Backbiter" on label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, stamped and crossed out): V 2132 A-7U-1-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, stamped): OVED 80 A-7U-1-1-1 TOWN HOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, etched and crossed out): V-2132-B_6
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, stamped): OVED 80 B-6U-1-2-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, etched): TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): OVED 80-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): OVED 80-B

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