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Skids Vinyl LP Album Releases


1. SCARED TO DANCE:23RD FEB 79

2. DAYS IN EUROPA:12TH OCT 79

3. DAYS IN EUROPA (RE MIXED) 7TH MAR 80

4. THE ABSOLUTE GAME:19TH SEPT 80

5. JOY :20TH NOV 81


the-skids-fanfare——
Fanfare (compilation album)
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© 1982 Virgin Records Ltd

Side 1:
Into The Valley, Working For The Yankee Dollar, Sweet Suburbia,
A Woman in Winter, Masquerade, The Saints Are Coming

Side 2:
Animation, Out Of Town, T.V. Stars, Of One Skin, Charade, Circus Games



the-skids-joy-album——
Joy
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© November 1981 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.

Side 1:
Blood & Soil (3:58), A Challenge (The Wanderer) (6:10), Men Of Mercy (1:11), A Memory (5:05), Iona (7:15)

Side 2:
In Fear Of Fire (0:42), Brothers (3:11), And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda (5:30), The Men Of The Fall (6:04), The Sound Of Retreat (Instrumental) (3:13), Fields (4:32)

All compositions by Richard Jobson/Russell Webb except Blood and Soil (Jobson/Adamson) and Waltzing Matilda (traditional).



the-skids-the-absolute-game-vinyl-album——
The Absolute Game
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© September 1980 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd/Arnakata Music Ltd.

Side 1:
Circus Games (4:10), Out Of Town (4:08), Goodbye Civilian (4:15)), The Children Saw The Shame (3:40), A Woman in Winter (5:40)

Side 2:
Hurry On Boys (3:42), Happy To Be With You (3:36), The Devils Decade (5:42), One Decree (3:23), Arena (5:10)


the-skids-strength-through-joy-vinyl-album——
Strength Through Joy (free Album with The Absolute Game)
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© September 1980 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd/Arnakata Music Ltd.

Side 1:
An Incident In Algiers (3:55), Grievance (2:58), Strength Through Joy (1:59), Filming Africa (3:39)

Side 2:
A Man For All Seasons (1:50), Shakes And Ladders (4:01), Surgical Triumph (2:13), The Bell Jar (2:33)


the-skids-the-absolute-game-with-free-album-vinyl——
The Absolute Game (20,000 copies contains free album ‘Strength Through Joy’)
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© September 1980 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd/Arnakata Music Ltd.

Side 1:
Circus Games (4:10), Out Of Town (4:08), Goodbye Civilian (4:15)), The Children Saw The Shame (3:40), A Woman in Winter (5:40)

Side 2:
Hurry On Boys (3:42), Happy To Be With You (3:36), The Devils Decade (5:42), One Decree (3:23), Arena (5:10)


the-skids-scared-to-dance-vinyl-album——
Scared To Dance (re-released 1980)
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© 1979 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Side 1:
Into The Valley (3:17), Scared To Dance (3:17), Of One Skin (2:25), Dossier (Of Faliability) (3:30), Melancholy Soldiers (3:01), Hope And Glory (3:16)

Side 2:
The Saints Are Coming (2:37), Six Times (2:08), Calling The Tune (4:00), Integral Plot (2:38), Charles (2:46), Scale (4:42)


the-skids-days-in-europa-rerelease-album-vinyl——
Days In Europa (re-released 1980)
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© 1979 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.

Side 1:
Animation (4:27), Charade (4:0), “Dulce et Decorum Est (Pro Patria Mori)” (4:34), The Olympian (3:22), Home of the Saved (4:26)

Side 2: Working for the Yankee Dollar (3:52), Thantos (4:02), Masquerade (2:44), A Day in Europa (2:56), Peaceful Times (5:00)

Produced by Bill Nelson; WFTYD Remixed by Mick Glossop, Masquerade remixed by Bill Nelson & John Leckie, additional production and remix (except WFTYD) by Bruce Fairbairn


the-skids-days-in-europa-original-release-vynil-album——
Days In Europa released October 1979 (Withdrawn)
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© 1979 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.

Side 1:
Animation (4:51), Charade (3:53), “Dulce et Decorum Est (Pro Patria Mori)” (4:08), Pros and Cons (3:19), Home of the Saved (5:05)

Side 2:
Working for the Yankee Dollar (4:53), The Olympian (3:32), Thantos (4:06), A Day in Europa (3:01), Peaceful Times (5:05)

All titles by Jobson/Adamson except “Home of the Saved” by Adamson; Produced by Bill Nelson


the-skids-scared-to-dance-blue-vinyl——
Scared To Dance released 1979 (Special Blue Vinyl, only 20 copies pressed)
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© 1979 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Side 1:
The Saints Are Coming (2:37), Scared To Dance (3:17), Contusion (2:42), Into The Valley (3:15), Integral Plot (2:35), Six Times (2:10)

Side 2:
Sweet Suburbia (2:30), Charles (2:45), Melancholy Soldiers (3:01), Calling The Tune (3:58), Of One Skin (2:24), Hope And Glory (3:16)


the-skids-scared-to-dance-vinyl-album——
Scared To Dance released March 1979
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© February 1979 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Side 1:
The Saints Are Coming (2:37), Scared To Dance (3:17), Contusion (2:42), Into The Valley (3:15), Integral Plot (2:35), Six Times (2:10)

Side 2:
Sweet Suburbia (2:30), Charles (2:45), Melancholy Soldiers (3:01), Calling The Tune (3:58), Of One Skin (2:24), Hope And Glory (3:16)