Elvis Costello And The Attractions - Armed Forces
Elvis Costello And The Attractions - Armed Forces Singer: Elvis Costello And The Attractions
Title: Armed Forces
Label: Edsel Records ‎– MANUS 103, MSI (Music Scene Incorporated) ‎– none
Type: CD, Album, Remastered CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country: Japan
Date of released: 2002
Category: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, Rock & Roll, New Wave
Size MP3 zip: 1274 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1776 mb
Rating: 4.4✭
Format: MP3 DTS TTA ASF MP4 MIDI DXD RA FLAC


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

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elvis Costello
  • Copyright (c) – Demon Music Group Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Demon Records
  • Recorded At – Eden Studios
  • Recorded At – Hollywood High School
  • Recorded At – Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Greg Allen
  • Bass – Bruce Thomas (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6, 2-8 to 2-16)
  • Coordinator [Liner Notes Coordination] – Tim Scanlin
  • Drums – Pete Thomas (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6, 2-8 to 2-16)
  • Engineer – Roger Bechirian (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6)
  • Guitar, Vocals – Elvis Costello (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6, 2-8 to 2-16)
  • Keyboards – Steve Nieve (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6, 2-8 to 2-16)
  • Photography By – Chalkie Davies, Keith Morris
  • Producer – Nick Lowe (tracks: 1-1 to 2-6)
  • Producer [Sound] – Andrew Sandoval, Bill Inglot
  • Product Manager – Jimmy Edwards
  • Product Manager [Project Assistance] – Amy Utstein, Bob Carlton, Brian Kehew, David Gorman, Lori Carfora, Patrick Milligan, Randy Perry, Steve Woolard
  • Reissue Producer – Gary Stewart , Val Jennings
  • Remastered By [Remastering] – Dan Hersch
  • Research [Research Assistance] – Ginger Dettman
  • Supervised By [Editorial Supervision] – Julee Stover
  • Written-By – Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe (tracks: 1-13), Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart* (tracks: 2-7)

Notes

With Japanese MSI Distribution OBI
Includes Japanese Black & White Fold-out lyric/info insert
With original Manus 103 English Booklet

1-1 to 1-13 Recorded at Eden Studios, London (August-September 1978).
2-2 Recorded at Eden Studios, London (August 1978).
2-4 Recorded at Eden Studios, London (September 1978).
2-8 to 2-16 Recorded live at Hollywood High School, Hollywood, CA (4 June 1978).
2-17 Recorded live at The Warner Theatre, Washington, DC (28 February 1978).

"Armed Forces" first issued as Radar [UK] #RAD 14 & Columbia [US] #35709 (January 1979).
1-13 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.
2-1 First issued as the B-side of "Radio, Radio".
2-3 & 2-6 First issued as Radar [UK] single #RG 1, given away at London Dominion Theatre concerts, December 1978.
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, 2-13 & 2-15 First issued as a give-away EP with initial copies of "Armed Forces".

This reissue/compilation ℗ 1978, 1979, 1993 & 2002 Elvis Costello.
© 2002 Demon Music Group Ltd. Marketed by Demon Records, a division of the Demon Music Group Ltd., London, W1T 1JU.
Manufactured in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 938167 011361
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): E5397 MANUS 103 DISC 1 01 1:0 Technicolor IFPI L126
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): E5398 MANUS 103 DISC 2 02 Technicolor IFPI L122

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RAD 14 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces ‎(LP, Album, Fol + 7", EP) Radar Records RAD 14 UK 1979
208767, RAD 14 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces ‎(LP, Album) WEA, Radar Records 208767, RAD 14 Argentina 1979
RCD 20273 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Club) Rykodisc RCD 20273 US 1993
S 90.110 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Armed Forces ‎(LP, Album) Radar Records S 90.110 Spain 1979
1R1 6944 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Armed Forces ‎(Reel, Album, 4 T) Columbia 1R1 6944 US 1979

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