Nothing to Do with Us

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Nothing to Do with Us
Studio album by The Goodies
Released November 1976 (1976-11)
Genre Pop, Rock, Blues, Novelty
Label Island Records
Producer Dave MacRae, Bill Oddie
The Goodies chronology
The New Goodies LP Nothing to Do with Us Beastly Record

Nothing to Do with Us was the third LP record released by The Goodies.[1] All songs were written by Bill Oddie. As with their previous albums, the music was performed mainly by session musicians. For this album, The Goodies were signed to Island Records which had worldwide distribution rights except for the United States.[2]

"She Wouldn't Understand" was recorded at Morgan Studios. Other rhythm tracks were recorded at Roundhouse and all other tracks recorded at Island Studios.

"Cactus In My Y-fronts" had originally been written for I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again and used in "The Goodies – Almost Live". "Elizabeth Rules UK" was released as a single.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "The Policeman's Opera" (A major Work in four parts-with a few bits inbetween)
Overture-"Pig's Lament..."
Dreadcop's Comin'
Third Bit
Photofit Love
Aria-"She Does Not Exist"
Rhapsody In Blue
2. "Cactus In My Y-fronts"   2:59
3. "Elizabeth Rules-U.K."   5:53
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Blowing Off"   3:26
2. "I Wish I Could Get High"   4:06
3. "Synthesizer Man"   4:08
4. "She Wouldn't Understand"   5:40
5. "I Wish I Had Something To Say"   3:24


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Colin Larkin (1995). The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music, Volume 3. Guinness Publications. p. 1696. ISBN 1561591769. 
  2. ^ "From The Music Capitals Of The World". Billboard 88 (46): 64. 13 November 1976.