The Fool Circle

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The Fool Circle
Studio album by Nazareth
Released February 1981
Genre Hard Rock
Length 36:23
Label NEMS Records (UK)
A&M (USA)
Vertigo (Southeast Asia)
Producer Jeff Baxter
Nazareth chronology
Malice in Wonderland
(1980)
The Fool Circle
(1980)
Snaz
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

The Fool Circle is the twelfth studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in February 1981. "Cocaine" was a live cover of the song written by J. J. Cale and recorded in 1977 by Eric Clapton. A remastered CD was released in 2002 that included seven bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dressed to Kill"   Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty 3:30
2. "Another Year"   Manny Charlton 3:28
3. "Moonlight Eyes"   McCafferty 3:33
4. "Pop the Silo"   Agnew, McCafferty 3:18
5. "Let Me Be Your Leader"   Charlton 3:49
6. "We Are the People"   Agnew, McCafferty 3:33
7. "Every Young Man’s Dream"   Darrell Sweet 3:16
8. "Little Part of You"   Charlton 3:28
9. "Cocaine" (live) J.J. Cale 4:34
10. "Victoria"   Sweet 3:19

Remaster Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Every Young Man's Dream"   Darrell Sweet  
12. "Big Boy"   Zal Cleminson  
13. "Juicy Lucy"   Agnew, Charlton, McCafferty, Sweet 4:17
14. "Morning Dew"   Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose 3:55

30th Anniversary Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Morning Dew" (1981 version) Dobson, Rose 3:56
12. "Dressed To Kill" (single edit) McCafferty, Agnew 3:47
13. "Pop The Silo" (single edit. B-side of Dressed To Kill) McCafferty, Agnew 3:18
14. "Let Me Be Your Leader" (live) Manny Charlton 4:16
15. "Dressed To Kill" (live) McCafferty, Agnew 3:32
16. "Pop The Silo" (live) McCafferty, Agnew 1:15
17. "Morgentau" (German language version of Morning Dew) unknown 4:03

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Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[2] 29
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 33
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 60
US Billboard 200[5] 70

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic
  2. ^ "Nazareth – The Fool Circle". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "Nazareth – The Fool Circle". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Nazareth | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
  5. ^ Nazareth - The Fool Circle. Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 17, 2013.