Mail Order Magic

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Mail Order Magic
Studio album by Roger Chapman and The Shortlist
Released 1980
Recorded Portland, Pebble Beach & Matrix Studios
Genre Rock
Length 41:26
Label Kamera
Producer Terry Barham and Paul Smykle
Roger Chapman and The Shortlist chronology
Live in Hamburg
Mail Order Magic
Hyenas Only Laugh For Fun
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Mail Order Magic is the second solo album by singer Roger Chapman and his then band The Shortlist, released in 1980. The production of this album was sort of troublesome and difficult, but at the end a convincing and powerful album was released[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Unknown Soldier"   3:47
2. "He Was, She Was"   4:48
3. "Barman"   5:28
4. "Right to Go"   4:06
5. "Ducking Down"   3:56

Side two[edit]

No. Title Length
6. "Making the Same Mistake"   4:59
7. "Another Little Hurt"   3:54
8. "Mail Order Magic"   4:29
9. "Higher Ground"   4:16
10. "Ground Floor"   1:57
Total length:



  1. ^ Little, Patrick (2011). "Mail Order Magic - Roger Chapman | AllMusic". Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Little, Patrick. "allmusic ((( Mail Order Magic > Review )))". Retrieved 2009-04-19.