At the Chelsea Nightclub

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At the Chelsea Nightclub
Members - At The Chelsea Nightclub album cover.jpg
Studio album by The Members
Released 1979
Recorded December 1978 - January 1979 at "The Town House" and "The Music Centre"
Genre Punk rock
Length 42:04 (original)
73:47 (2005 reissue)
Label Virgin
Producer Steve Lillywhite
The Members chronology
At the Chelsea Nightclub
1980 - The Choice Is Yours
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Smash Hits 7/10[2]

At the Chelsea Nightclub was The Members' first album, released in 1979.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Electricity" (Jean-Marie Carroll)
  2. "Sally" (Gary Baker)
  3. "Soho-A-Go-Go" (Chris Payne, Nicky Tesco)
  4. "Don't Push" (Adrian Lillywhite, Nicky Tesco, Steve Morley)
  5. "Solitary Confinement" (Jean-Marie Carroll, Nicky Tesco)
  6. "Frustrated, Bagshot" (Jean-Marie Carroll, Nicky Tesco)
  7. "Stand Up and Spit" (Jean-Marie Carroll, Nicky Tesco)
  8. "The Sound of the Suburbs" (Jean-Marie Carroll, Nicky Tesco)
  9. "Phone-in Show" (Jean-Marie Carroll, Nicky Tesco)
  10. "Love in a Lift" (Chris Payne, Nicky Tesco)
  11. "Chelsea Nightclub" (Jean-Marie Carroll)

2005 CD bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Fear on the Streets"
  2. "Solitary Confinement" (Stiff single version)
  3. "Rat up a Drainpipe" (Stiff single version)
  4. "The Sound of the Suburbs" (single version)
  5. "Handling the Big Jets"
  6. "Offshore Banking Business" (7" single version)
  7. "Solitary Confinement" (Virgin single version)
  8. "Offshore Banking Business/Pennies in the Pound" (12" version)


  • Nicky Tesco - vocals
  • Nigel Bennett - guitar
  • Jean-Marie Carroll - guitar
  • Chris Payne - bass
  • Adrian Lillywhite - drums, percussion
  • Steve "Rudi" Thompson - saxophone


  1. ^ Thompson. At the Chelsea Nightclub at AllMusic
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (April 19 - May 2 1979): 25.