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Pigs on Purpose

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Released  1982
Artist  The Nightingales
Producer  Richard Strange
Genre  Post-punk
Pigs on Purpose (1982)  Hysterics (1983)
Release date  1982
Label  Cherry Red Records
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Recorded  6–8 September 1982 in Outlaw Studios, Birmingham
Length  40:37 (original UK release 59:26 (2004 re-release)
People also search for  Hysterics, Out of True

Pigs on Purpose is the first studio album released by British post-punk band The Nightingales. It was released in 1982 through the Cherry Red record label and was distributed by Pinnacle. The album reached #15 in the UK Indie Chart.

Contents

James Robert wrote that the album was "a summation of their live set", but "let down by a flat production that didn't do justice to the duelling guitar thrust".

Track listing

  1. Blood For Dirt - 2:59
  2. Start From Scratch - 2:24
  3. One Mistake - 2:40
  4. Well Done, Underdog - 1:47
  5. The Crunch - 4:51
  6. The Hedonists Sigh - 2:25
  7. It Lives Again! - 3:01
  8. Make Good - 2:24
  9. Don't Blink - 3:58
  10. Joking Apart - 2:17
  11. Yeah, It's O.K. - 5:15
  12. Use Your Loaf - 2:07
  13. Blisters - 4:29

The album was re-released in 2004, and included the band's 2nd, 3rd and 4th singles plus their respective b-sides. The debut single, "Idiot Strength", was not included. The additional tracks are:

  1. Inside Out - 3:01 (b-side to Use Your Loaf)
  2. Under The Lash - 2:15 (b-side to Use Your Loaf)
  3. Paraffin Brain - 2:57 (3rd single)
  4. Elvis The Last Ten Days - 2:50 (b-side to Paraffin Brain)
  5. Urban Ospreys - 4:26 (4th single)
  6. Cakehole - 3:20 (b-side to Urban Ospreys)

Personnel

  • Paul Apperley - drums
  • Steve Hawkins - bass/vocal
  • Andy Lloyd - guitars/vocals
  • Nick Beales - guitars/vocals
  • Robert Lloyd - vocals/mouth organ
  • Songs

    1Blood for Dirt2:55
    2Start From Scratch2:20
    3One Mistake2:35

    References

    Pigs on Purpose Wikipedia


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