Walk Under Ladders

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Walk Under Ladders
Studio album by Joan Armatrading
Released September 1981
Recorded July 1981
Genre Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock
Length 35:16
Label A&M
Producer Steve Lillywhite
Joan Armatrading chronology
Me Myself I
Walk Under Ladders
The Key
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Walk Under Ladders is an album by Joan Armatrading, produced by Steve Lillywhite. It spawned the hit "The Weakness in Me", and it was a top ten UK album (#6), although it did not do as well in the US (#88). It was certified gold by the BPI.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Joan Armatrading

  1. "I'm Lucky" 3:05
  2. "When I Get It Right" 3:03
  3. "Romancers" 3:48
  4. "I Wanna Hold You" 3:46
  5. "The Weakness in Me" 3:33
  6. "No Love" 3:58
  7. "At the Hop" 3:26
  8. "I Can't Lie to Myself" 3:23
  9. "Eating the Bear" 2:59
  10. "Only One" 4:15



  • Recorded at: The Town House, London, July 1981[1]
  • Producer: Steve Lillywhite
  • Recording engineer: Steve Brown
  • Assistant engineer: George Chambers
  • Album cover art direction: Michael Ross
  • Album cover design: Michael Ross & Simon Ryan
  • Front cover & inner sleeve photography: Tony McGee
  • Back cover & inner sleeve portrait: Graham Hughes


  1. ^ Album cover information