999 (album)

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999
Studio album by 999
Released March 1978 (1978-03)
Recorded Winter 1977, Olympic Studios
Genre Punk
Length 35:30
Label United Artists
Producer Andy Arthurs
999 chronology
999
(1978)
Separates
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

999 is the debut album from the band 999, released during the punk era. It contained such singles as September 1977's "I'm Alive"/"Quite Disappointing" and October 1977's "Nasty Nasty"/"No Pity". The album also contained "Emergency", which was the start of the band's more distinctive approach to their previous punk sound.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Nick Cash/Guy Days, except where noted. 

Side One
No. Title Length
1. "Me and My Desire"   3:48
2. "Chicane Destination"   2:43
3. "Crazy"   3:39
4. "Your Number Is My Number"   2:59
5. "Hit Me"   2:56
6. "I'm Alive" (Cash/Days/Jon Watson) 2:35
Side Two
No. Title Length
1. "Titanic (My Over) Reaction"   3:34
2. "Pick It Up"   2:44
3. "Emergency"   2:53
4. "No Pity"   2:00
5. "Direct Action Briefing"   2:21
6. "Nobody Knows" (Cash/Days/Pablo Labritain/Watson) 3:14
2000 CD reissue bonus tracks
No. Title Length
13. "Quite Disappointing"   2:11
14. "Nasty Nasty"   2:03
15. "My Street Stinks"   1:44

Personnel[edit]

  • Nick Cash – Guitar, Vocals
  • Guy Days – Guitar, Vocals
  • Pablo Labritain – Drums
  • Jon Watson – Bass, Vocals
  • Alan Winstanley, Doug Bennett, Steve Nye – engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "999 Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 April 2011.