No Man's Land (Lene Lovich album)

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No Man's Land
Studio album by Lene Lovich
Released 1982
Genre New wave
Length 36:49
Label Stiff
Producer Lene Lovich, Les Chappell
Lene Lovich chronology
Flex
(1979)
No Man's Land
(1982)
Shadows and Dust
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

No Man's Land was the third full-length album by Lene Lovich and was released in 1982. A single from the album, "It's You, Only You (Mein Schmerz)", reached No.68 in the UK and No. 51 in the US. The album featured Thomas Dolby on synthesizer on the closing track, "Rocky Road".


Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Lene Lovich and Les Chappell, except where indicated

Side One[edit]

  1. "It's You, Only You (Mein Schmerz)" (Eric De Zwaan, Ferdinand Bakker, Hugo Sinzheimer, Jan Voster, Job Tarenskeen, Åke Danielson) — 3:42
  2. "Blue Hotel" (Mauro Goldsand, Lovich, Chappell) — 3:43
  3. "Faces" 3:32
  4. "Walking Low" — 3:16
  5. "Special Star" — 4:31

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Sister Video" (Jimmie O'Neil) — 4:45
  2. "Maria" — 3:02
  3. "Savages" — 3:47
  4. "Rocky Road" — 6:31

1993 reissue[edit]

The 1993 Stiff Records CD release added several bonus tracks including songs (marked with ***) taken from the "New Toy" Stiff/Epic US 12" EP (1981):

10. "New Toy***" (Thomas Dolby) — 3:17
11. "Cats Away***" — 3:40
12. "Details***" — 3:10
13. "Blue Hotel (Special Version)" (Mauro Goldsand, Lene Lovich, Les Chappell) — 3:08
14. "Special Star (Special Version)" — 3:11
15. "Never Never Land***" (Jimme O'Neill) — 3:11

Personnel[edit]

  • Lene Lovich – vocals, saxophone, trumpet
  • Les Chappell – guitar, synthesizer, vocals
  • Jeff Smith – synthesizer
  • Mark Hayward-Chaplin – bass
  • Bogdan Wiczling – drums
  • Justin Hildreth – drums
  • Dean Klevatt – piano
  • Nick Plytas – keyboards
  • Thomas Dolby – synthesizer ("Rocky Road")
  • Jimmie O'Neil – rhythm synthesizer, vocals ("Sister Video")

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Lene Lovich, Les Chappell
  • Remixed by Bob Clearmountain with Lene Lovich, Les Chappell and Dick Wingate