Feel the Heat (album)

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Feel the Heat
Feel the Heat by The Radiators.jpg
Studio album by The Radiators
Released March 1980[1]
Studio Music Farm Studios, Trafalgar Studios; NSW Australia
Genre Pop/Rock[2]
Label WEA Records[1]
Producer Charles Fisher, The Radiators[1]
The Radiators chronology
Feel the Heat
(1980)
You Have the Right to Remain Silent
(1981)
Singles from Feel the Heat
  1. "Comin' Home"
    Released: September 1979
  2. "Fess' Song"/"Gimme Head"
    Released: February 1980
  3. "Hit and Run"
    Released: May 1980

Feel the Heat is the debut studio album by Australian band The Radiators. The album as released in March 1980 and peaked at number 22 on the Australian Albums Chart and was certified platinum[3], selling 90,000 copies.[4] A limited edition featured a bonus disc with the tracks "Fess' Song" and "Gimme Head".

The Radiators became the first Australian band to have advance/pre-sales on a début album with 6,000 copies being shifted before its release.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Summer Holiday"Brian Nichol4:29
2."All of Your Love"Nichol, Geoff Turner3:16
3."Reason"Nichol, Fess Parker2:58
4."Comin' Home"Turner3:06
5."Numbers"Turner3:02
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."(I Wish I Was) 17"Nichol5:13
2."Nancy Can't Dance"Turner2:50
3."Hit and Run"Nichol, Turner4:19
4."It's Easy"Turner3:16
5."Radiation"Turner4:38
Side C (Limited Edition)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Fess' Song"Nichol4:25
Side D (Limited Edition)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Gimme Head"Turner2:40

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Position
Australian Chart (Kent Music Report)[5] 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Feel The Heat (booklet). The Radiators. Warner Bros. Records. 1980. 
  2. ^ "Feel the Heat - The Radiators | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 
  3. ^ Ryan (bulion), Gary (8 April 2012). "Albums Pre 1989 Part 2 – Radiators". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Mark Gibson (2007-02-18). "The Radiators — Australian Music History". Australianmusichistory.com. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 
  5. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. p. 245. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.