The Flying Lizards (album)

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The Flying Lizards (album)
Studio album by The Flying Lizards
Released 1980
Recorded Berry Street and Brixton, London. Additional recordings made in New York, Munich, Maidstone and in transit.
Genre Rock
Label Virgin Records
Producer David Cunningham
The Flying Lizards chronology
The Flying Lizards
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Smash Hits 7½/10[2]

The Flying Lizards is the 1980 self-titled debut album by The Flying Lizards and was released on the Virgin Records label.

Track listing[edit]

1980 Original record

  1. "Der Song von Mandelay" (UK releases are titled "Mandelay Song") (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) — 2:27
  2. "Her Story" (Dave Solomon, David Cunningham, General-Strike, Vivien Goldman) — 4:37
  3. "TV" (David Cunningham, Deborah Evans-Stickland, General-Strike) — 3:51
  4. "Russia" (David Cunningham) — 6:11
  5. "Summertime Blues" (Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart) — 3:09
  6. "Money (That's What I Want)" (Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford) — 5:52
  7. "The Flood" (David Cunningham) — 4:57
  8. "Trouble" (David Cunningham) — 2:46
  9. "Events During Flood" (David Cunningham) — 3:25
  10. "The Window" (Vivien Goldman) — 4:52

General Strike are: David Toop and Steve Beresford who also made the album Danger In Paradise with David Cunningham in the years 1979-1982 [3]

1995 Japanese reissue on CD

  1. "Mandelay Song" [From Happy End]
  2. "Her Story"
  3. "TV"
  4. "Russia"
  5. "Summertime Blues"
  6. "Money (That's What I Want)"
  7. "Flood"
  8. "Trouble"
  9. "Events During Flood"
  10. "Window"
  11. "All Guitars"
  12. "Tube"
  13. "Money (That's What I Want)" [Single Edit]

1995 Japanese reissue on Virgin of the group's debut album on CD for the first time ever & as a 20 bit remaster with three bonus tracks: "All Guitars", "Tube" and "Money" (Single Edit). 13 tracks total, also featuring the cult hit/ cover of the classic "Money".



  • "The Flying Lizards" album cover