Now That's What I Call Quite Good

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Now That's What I Call Quite Good
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Greatest hits album by The Housemartins
Released 1988
Recorded Various
Genre Indie rock
Length 78:39
Label Go! Discs
Producer Various
The Housemartins chronology
The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death
(1987)The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death1987
Now That's What I Call Quite Good
(1988)
Live at the BBC
(2006)Live at the BBC2006
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Now That's What I Call Quite Good was the post-breakup greatest hits album from The Housemartins. It was released in 1988. As well as singles, the compilation includes various album tracks, B-sides and radio session recordings. It includes many humorous liner notes from the band, including New Zealand sales and charts stats, and the song "Caravan of Love".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Smell Winter" – 3:23 B-side of the "Think for a Minute" 12" single.
  2. "Bow Down" – 3:01 From The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  3. "Think for a Minute!" – 3:29 Single version.
  4. "There is Always Something There to Remind Me" – 3:30 John Peel Session 4/11/87. Released as a single.
  5. "The Mighty Ship" – 1:50 B-side of the "Happy Hour" single/12".
  6. "Sheep" – 2:16 From London 0 Hull 4.
  7. "I'll Be Your Shelter (Just Like a Shelter)" – 4:46 Luther Ingram cover. B-side of the "Sheep" 12".
  8. "Five Get Over Excited" – 2:41 from The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  9. "Everyday's the Same" – 2:56 1987 outtake.
  10. "Build" – 4:48 from The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  11. "Step Outside" – 4:13 B-side of the "Me and the Farmer" 12".
  12. "Flag Day" – 3:32 Original single version.
  13. "Happy Hour" – 2:22 From London 0 Hull 4.
  14. "You've Got a Friend" – 3:30 Carole King cover. Previously unreleased demo.
  15. "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" – 2:47 Kelly Gordon/The Hollies cover. Capital Radio Session 13/3/86.
  16. "Freedom" – 3:27 Janice Long Session 6/11/85.
  17. "The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death" – 3:30 From The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  18. "Caravan of Love" – 3:39 Isley-Jasper-Isley cover. Non-album single.
  19. "The Light is Always Green" – 3:58 from The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  20. "We're Not Deep" – 2:15 From London 0 Hull 4.
  21. "Me and the Farmer" – 2:54 From The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death.
  22. "Lean on Me" – 4:27 From London 0 Hull 4.
  23. "Drop Down Dead" – 3:01 John Peel Session 21/7/85.
  24. "Hopelessly Devoted to Them" – 2:10 B-side of the "Five Get Over Excited" 12".