Shock Troops (album)

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Shock Troops
Studio album by Cock Sparrer
Released 1983
Genre Punk rock
Length 37:32 (1993 CD reissue)
Label Razor Records
Producer Cock Sparrer
Cock Sparrer chronology
Cock Sparrer
(1978)
Shock Troops
(1982)
Running Riot in '84
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Shock Troops is the second album, and the first widely distributed, by punk rock band Cock Sparrer. It was released in 1982 on Razor Records.

Track listing[edit]

All titles written by Cock Sparrer

Original release[edit]

Side A[edit]

  1. "Where Are They Now"
  2. "Riot Squad"
  3. "Working"
  4. "Take 'em All"
  5. "We're Coming Back"

Side B[edit]

  1. "Watch Your Back"
  2. "I Got Your Number"
  3. "Secret Army"
  4. "Droogs Don't Run"
  5. "Out on an Island"

Subsequent releases[edit]

  1. "Where Are They Now"
  2. "Riot Squad"
  3. "Working"
  4. "Take 'em All"
  5. "We're Coming Back"
  6. "England Belongs to Me"
  7. "Watch Your Back"
  8. "I Got Your Number"
  9. "Secret Army"
  10. "Droogs Don't Run"
  11. "Out on an Island"
  12. "Argy Bargy"

1993 bonus track[edit]

  1. "Colonel Bogey"

2001 bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "I Need A Witness"
  2. "Platinum Blonde"
  3. "What's It Like To Be Old?"
  4. "Teenage Heart"
  5. "Run For Cover"

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Notes
UK 1983 Razor Records LP RAZ 009 10-track
UK 1991 Link Records LP LINK LP 141 12-track
UK 1993 Captain Oi! Records CD/LP AHOY 004 13-track
UK 1993 Step-1 Music CD STEP CD 028 13-track + Running Riot in '84
US 2001 Taang! Records CD/LP TAANG! 152 Deluxe Edition, 18-track
UK 2009 Captain Oi Records LP AHOY PD4 13-track picture disc

In entertainment[edit]

The song England Belongs To Me is the entrance song for UFC fighter Dan Hardy.

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