Fun Boy Three (album)
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|The Fun Boy Three|
|Studio album by The Fun Boy Three|
Aug 10, 1999 (re-release)
|Recorded||The Bridge Studios, London|
Fun Boy Three
|The Fun Boy Three chronology|
The Fun Boy Three is the debut album by The Fun Boy Three, a band consisting of three ex-members of the UK ska band The Specials: Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding. It was released in 1982 and was re-released in 1999 as Fame. Several songs on the album feature backing vocals by the female pop trio Bananarama. Three singles were released from the album: "The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)", "T'ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)", and a remix (with overdubbed horns) of "The Telephone Always Rings".
All songs by Golding/Hall/Staple unless otherwise indicated.
- "Sanctuary" (with Bananarama)
- "Way on Down"
- "The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum)"
- "Life in General (Lewe in Algemeen)"
- "Faith, Hope & Charity"
- "Funrama 2" (with Bananarama)
- "Best of Luck Mate"
- "T'ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)" (with Bananarama) (Melvin "Sy" Oliver, James "Trummy" Young)
- "The Telephone Always Rings"
- "I Don't Believe It"
- "Alone" (with Bananarama)
- Terry Hall - vocals
- Neville Staple - percussion, vocals
- Lynval Golding - guitar, vocals
- Keren Woodward, Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey (as Bananarama) - backing vocals