The Game (Sham 69 album)

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The Game
Studio album by Sham 69
Released 1980
Genre Punk rock, Oi!
Label Polydor
Producer Jimmy Pursey, Peter Wilson
Sham 69 chronology
The Adventures of the Hersham Boys
(1979)
The Game
(1980)
The First, the Best and the Last
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Smash Hits 1/10[1]

The Game is an album by Oi! band Sham 69, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music).

Tracklisting[edit]

All songs by Jimmy Pursey and Dave Parsons unless noted

  1. "The Game" – 3:00
  2. "Human Zoo" – 2:50
  3. "Lord of the Flies" – 3:09 (Dave Treganna)
  4. "Give a Dog a Bone" – 3:02 (Rick Goldstein/Parsons/Pursey/Treganna)
  5. "In and Out" – 2:59
  6. "Tell The Children" – 3:39
  7. "Spray It on the Wall" – 2:29 (Goldstein/Treganna)
  8. "Dead or Alive" – 2:53
  9. "Simon" – 2:52 (Parsons)
  10. "Déjà Vu" – 3:25
  11. "Poor Cow" – 3:23
  12. "Run Wild Run Free" – 2:47
    CD reissue bonus tracks
  13. "Jack" – 3:28
  14. "Unite and Win" – 3:41
  15. "I'm a Man, I'm a Boy" – 1:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Jimmy Pursey – vocals, producer, design, cover design, liner notes
  • Dave Guy Parsons – guitar
  • Dave Treganna – bass, liner notes
  • Ricky Goldstein- drums
  • Pete Wilson – keyboards, producer, engineer
  • Brian Burrows – remixing, sleeve remix
  • Alwyn Clayden – package design
  • Jo Mirowski – art direction
  • Rob O'Connor – artwork
  • Bob Smithers – illustrations
  • Shane Baldwin – liner notes
  • Barry Plummer – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (June 12–25 1980): 31.