React (The Fixx album)

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React
Live album by The Fixx
Released 1987
Recorded 1986-1987 in Canada
Genre New Wave, progressive rock
Length 55:18
Label MCA
Producer Hugh Padgham
The Fixx chronology
Walkabout
(1986)
React
(1987)
Calm Animals
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

React is the first official live album, and fifth overall, by British new wave band The Fixx, released in 1987. It was recorded during two concerts in Canada in 1986 in the band's tour in support of their album Walkabout. The album contains three new studio tracks: "Big Wall", "Rules and Schemes", and "Don't Be Scared", which was released as a single. Also included is a re-recorded studio version of "Red Skies".

Track listing[edit]

All songs are written by Dan K. Brown, Cy Curnin, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram, and Adams Woods, except where noted.

  1. "Red Skies" (Carlton "Carlie" Barrett, Curnin, Greenall, West-Oram, Woods) – 4:33
  2. "Big Wall" – 4:15
  3. "Don't Be Scared" – 5:00
  4. "Rules and Schemes" – 3:43
  5. "Deeper and Deeper" – 4:20
  6. "Stand or Fall" (Barrett, Curnin, Greenall, West-Oram, Woods) – 4:25
  7. "Built for the Future" – 4:04
  8. "Saved by Zero" (Alfie Agius, Curnin, Greenall, West-Oram, Woods) – 3:26
  9. "Are We Ourselves?" – 2:44
  10. "One Thing Leads to Another" (Agius, Curnin, Greenall, West-Oram, Woods) – 4:11
  11. "Less Cities, More Moving People" – 4:12
  12. "Chase the Fire" – 5:29
  13. "Secret Separation" (Brown, Curnin, Greenall, Jeannette Obstoj, West-Oram, Woods) – 4:56

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Hugh Padgham
  • Engineers: Guillame Bengle, Scott Litt, Doug McClenet, Hugh Padgham
  • Mixing: Hugh Padgham
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Art direction: Michael Ross
  • Design: Michael Ross
  • Photography: Peter Mountain

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1987 The Billboard 200 110

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1987 "Don't Be Scared" Mainstream Rock 32