Nobody's Heroes (album)

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Nobody's Heroes
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Studio album by Stiff Little Fingers
Released March 7, 1980
Recorded January 21, 1980 – February 1, 1980
Genre Punk rock
Length 38:06
Label Chrysalis
Producer Doug Bennett
Stiff Little Fingers chronology
Inflammable Material
(1979)
Nobody's Heroes
(1980)
Go for It
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Smash Hits 8/10[2]

Nobody's Heroes is the second album by the band Stiff Little Fingers, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music).

"Doesn't Make It All Right" is a cover of a song from The Specials' debut album Specials.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gotta Gettaway" (Fingers, Gordon Ogilvie) – 3:37
  2. "Wait and See" (Jake Burns, Ogilvie) – 4:28
  3. "Fly the Flag" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 3:46
  4. "At the Edge" (Fingers) – 2:59
  5. "Nobody's Hero" (Burns, Ogilvie) – 4:11
  6. "Bloody Dub" (Fingers) – 3:47
  7. "Doesn't Make It All Right" (Dave Goldberg, Jerry Dammers) – 5:50
  8. "I Don't Like You" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 2:44
  9. "No Change" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 1:56
  10. "Tin Soldiers" (Fingers, Ogilvie) – 4:46

The 2001 EMI CD reissue added the following tracks:

  1. "Bloody Sunday" – 3:24
  2. "Straw Dogs" – 3:30
  3. "You Can't Say Crap On The Radio" – 2:50

The reissue also includes the second part of an interview of Jake Burns by Alan Parker (the first part is included in the reissue of Inflammable Material).

Chart Position[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
United Kingdom
8
Song Singles Chart (1979/80) Peak
position
"Straw Dogs"
United Kingdom
44
"At the Edge"
United Kingdom
15
"Nobody's Hero/Tin Soldiers"
United Kingdom
36

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Doug Bennett – producer
  • Laurence Burrage – engineer
  • Nigel Brooke-Harte – engineer
  • Andi Banks – tour manager
  • Shaun Bradley – equipment
  • Agency – cowbell
  • Geoff Halpin – cover lettering
  • Brian Cooke – photography
  • Chris Gabrin – photography
  • Mats Lundgren – photography
  • Barry Plummer – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ link
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Stiff Little Fingers: Nobody's Heroes". Smash Hits (March 20 – April 2): 31.