Nobody's Heroes (album)

Nobody's Heroes is the second album by the band Stiff Little Fingers, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music).

Nobody's Heroes
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 7, 1980
RecordedJanuary 21, 1980 – February 1, 1980
GenrePunk rock
Length38:06
LabelChrysalis
ProducerDoug Bennett
Stiff Little Fingers chronology
Inflammable Material
(1979)
Nobody's Heroes
(1980)
Go for It
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Smash Hits8/10[2]

"Doesn't Make It All Right" is a cover of a song from The Specials' debut album Specials.

Track listing

  1. "Gotta Gettaway" (Fingers, Gordon Ogilvie) – 3:37
  2. "Wait and See" (Jake Burns, Ogilvie) – 4:28
  3. "Fly the Flag" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 3:46
  4. "At the Edge" (Fingers) – 2:59
  5. "Nobody's Hero" (Burns, Ogilvie) – 4:11
  6. "Bloody Dub" (Fingers) – 3:47
  7. "Doesn't Make It All Right" (Dave Goldberg, Jerry Dammers) – 5:50
  8. "I Don't Like You" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 2:44
  9. "No Change" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 1:56
  10. "Tin Soldiers" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 4:46

The 2001 EMI CD reissue added the following tracks:

  1. "Bloody Sunday" – 3:24
  2. "Straw Dogs" – 3:30
  3. "You Can't Say Crap On The Radio" – 2:50

The reissue also includes the second part of an interview of Jake Burns by Alan Parker (the first part is included in the reissue of Inflammable Material).

Charts

Chart (1980) Peak
position
United Kingdom
8
Song Singles Chart (1979/80) Peak
position
"Straw Dogs"
United Kingdom
44
"At the Edge"
United Kingdom
15
"Nobody's Hero/Tin Soldiers"
United Kingdom
36

Personnel

Stiff Little Fingers
Technical
  • Doug Bennett – producer
  • Laurence Burrage – engineer
  • Nigel Brooke-Harte – engineer
  • Andi Banks – tour manager
  • Shaun Bradley – equipment
  • Agency – cowbell
  • Geoff Halpin – cover lettering
  • Brian Cooke – photography
  • Chris Gabrin – photography
  • Mats Lundgren – photography
  • Barry Plummer – photography

References

  1. link
  2. Starr, Red. "Stiff Little Fingers: Nobody's Heroes". Smash Hits (March 20 – April 2): 31.
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