Crawl File

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Crawl File
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Compilation album by
ReleasedJanuary, 1984
16 October 1994
LabelEMI Music Australia
ProducerDavid Briggs, Peter Dawkins, Mike Chapman, Mark Opitz
Australian Crawl chronology
Crawl File
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Crawl File is the first compilation album of songs released by Australian rock band Australian Crawl.[2] The songs were taken from their first three studio albums The Boys Light Up, Sirocco and Sons of Beaches together with their EP, Semantics. The album was released on vinyl in 1984 and then re-released on CD in 1994.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Beautiful People" (Reyne) - 2:56
  2. "Indisposed" (McDonough, Reyne, Robinson) - 4:04
  3. "Errol" (Guy McDonough, Reyne) - 3:30
  4. "Shutdown" (Bill McDonough) - 4:11
  5. "Oh No Not You Again" (Guy McDonough) - 5:08
  6. "Lakeside" (Reyne) - 4:49
  7. "Downhearted" (Guy McDonough, Bill McDonough, Sean Higgins) - 3:09
  8. "Things Don't Seem" (Guy McDonough, Sean Higgins) - 4:00
  9. "Unpublished Critics" (Reyne, Williams) - 5:20
  10. "White Limbo" (Binks) - 4:07
  11. "Letter from Zimbabwe" (Reyne) - 2:49
  12. "Reckless (Don't You Be So...)" (Reyne) - 5:27
  13. "Hoochie Gucci Fiorucci Mama" (Reyne, Briggs) - 2:33
  14. "The Boys Light Up" (Reyne) - 4:41


  • "Beautiful People", "Indisposed", "The Boys Light Up", "Hoochie Gucci Fiorucci Mama" and "Downhearted" were all taken from the band's debut album, The Boys Light Up (which was produced by David Briggs at AAV studios in Melbourne).
  • "Errol", "Oh No Not You Again", "Lakeside", "Unpublished Critics" and "Things Don't Seem", were taken from Sirocco (which was produced by Peter Dawkins at Studio 301 in Sydney).
  • "Shutdown" and "Letter From Zimbabwe" were both taken from Sons of Beaches (which was produced by Mike Chapman in Hawaii).
  • "White Limbo" and "Reckless (Don't Be So)" were taken from the EP, Semantics (which was produced by Mark Opitz at Rhionoceros Studios in Sydney and AAV studios in Melbourne).


Format Country Label Catalogue No. Year
LP AUS EMI EMC245 1984
CD AUS EMI CD430022 1985
CD AUS EMI 7964542 1994


  1. ^ Crawl File at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus; Warnqvist, Stefan; Draper, Oliver; McDonough, Bill. "Australian Crawl". Australian Rock Database. (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2014.