Pelican West

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Pelican West
Pelican West.jpg
Studio album by Haircut One Hundred
Released February 1982
Recorded 1981-82 Roundhouse Studios, London
Genre New wave, pop rock
Length 45:36
Label Arista Records
Producer Bob Sargeant
Haircut One Hundred chronology
Pelican West
(1982)
Paint and Paint
(1984)
Singles from Pelican West
  1. "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)
    Released: October 1981"
  2. "Love Plus One
    Released: January 1982"
  3. "Fantastic Day
    Released: April 1982"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Pelican West is the 1982 debut album by British new wave band Haircut One Hundred. It peaked at No. 2 in the UK Album Chart[2] and No. 31 in the Billboard 200,[1] and was certified platinum by the BPI.[citation needed]

The album featured three hit singles: "Love Plus One", "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)" and "Fantastic Day".[1] It was reissued on CD in 1992, retitled as Pelican West Plus and included five bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

Original album[edit]

All tracks written by Nick Heyward, except "Love's Got Me in Triangles" by Nick Heyward and Les Nemes.

No. Title Length
1. "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)" 3:06
2. "Love Plus One" 3:34
3. "Lemon Firebrigade" 3:56
4. "Marine Boy" 3:33
5. "Milk Film" 2:55
6. "Kingsize (You're My Little Steam Whistle)" 4:25
7. "Fantastic Day" 3:14
8. "Baked Bean" 4:03
9. "Snow Girl" 2:56
10. "Love's Got Me in Triangles" 3:38
11. "Surprise Me Again" 3:19
12. "Calling Captain Autumn" 4:06
Total length: 45:36

Double CD reissue (2016)[edit]

Disc 1
No. Title Length
1. "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)" 3:06
2. "Love Plus One" 3:34
3. "Lemon Firebrigade" 3:56
4. "Marine Boy" 3:33
5. "Milk Film" 2:55
6. "Kingsize (You're My Little Steam Whistle)" 4:25
7. "Fantastic Day" 3:14
8. "Baked Bean" 4:03
9. "Snow Girl" 2:56
10. "Love's Got Me in Triangles" 3:38
11. "Surprise Me Again" 3:19
12. "Calling Captain Autumn" 4:06
13. "Boat Party" 3:54
14. "Ski Club" 4:40
15. "October Is Orange (Day 1 & 2)"  
16. "Nobody's Fool (7" single)"  
Disc 2
No. Title Length
1. "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) (12" Version)"  
2. "Love Plus One (12" Version)"  
3. "Fantastic Day (12" Version)"  
4. "Nobody's Fool (12" Version)"  
5. "Calling Captain Autumn (Special Extended Version)"  
6. "Boat Party (12" Version)"  
7. "October Is Orange (Day 1& ) (12" Version)"  
8. "Ski Club of Great Britain"  
9. "Marine Boy (12" Version)"  
10. "Love's Got Me in Triangles (Special Extended Version)"  
11. "Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) (Extended Version)"  
12. "Fantastic Day (Live)"  
13. "Calling Captain Autumn (12" Version)"  

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[3]

Haircut 100
Additional performers
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Pelican West - Haircut 100 at AllMusic. Retrieved 9 Jul 2015.
  2. ^ "HAIRCUT 100: Full official chart history". The UK Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 Jul 2015. 
  3. ^ "Haircut 100 - Pelican West". Discogs.com. Retrieved 9 Jul 2015. 

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