Folk of the 80s (Part III)

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Folk Of the 80s (Part III)
Studio album by Men Without Hats
Released 1984
Recorded 1982-1984
Genre Synthpop
Length 34:34
Label MCA
Producer Marc Durand
Men Without Hats chronology
Rhythm of Youth
(1982)
Folk of the 80s (Part III)
(1984)
Freeways
(1985)
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Folk of the 80s (Part III) is the second studio album by Canadian synth-pop group Men Without Hats, released in 1984. The album reached #127 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart.

This album was re-released on CD in Canada in 1997 by Oglio Records as part of a "two-fer" including Rhythm of Youth.

It was also re-mastered and re-released in Canada in 2010 by Bulldog Brothers/Unidisc. In addition to the tracks on the LP, it also contains an extended version of "Where Do The Boys Go?".

Track listing[edit]

For all songs: lyrics by Ivan Doroschuk, music by Ivan Doroschuk/Colin Doroschuk/Stefan Doroschuk/Allan McCarthy

  1. "No Dancing"
  2. "Unsatisfaction"
  3. "Where Do the Boys Go?"
  4. "Mother's Opinion"
  5. "Eurotheme"
  6. "Messiahs Die Young"
  7. "I Know Their Name"
  8. "Folk of the 80's"
  9. "I Sing Last/Not for Tears"

Personnel[edit]

  • Ivan Doroschuk - voice, electronics, guitars, percussion, piano
  • Allan McCarthy - electronics, percussion, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Stefan Doroschuk - guitars, electronics, backing vocals
  • Colin Doroschuk - electronics, voices

with:

  • Dixon Van Winkle - snare drum on "No Dancing"
  • Anne Dussault - backing vocals on "Where Do the Boys Go?"