Pet Rock (album)

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Pet Rock
Studio album by The Sinceros
Released 1981
Genre New wave, power pop
Label Epic
Producer Gus Dudgeon
The Sinceros
Paul Riley
The Sinceros chronology
2nd Debut
(1980)2nd Debut1980
Pet Rock
(1981)

Pet Rock is the second and final album from English new wave/power pop band The Sinceros. The album was released worldwide and achieved moderate commercial success. The album has been released on CD by Wounded Bird. Originally intended to be released under the title 2nd Debut in 1980, the album reached the test pressing stage but was recalled by Epic Records and reworked into Pet Rock under the guidance of producer Gus Dudgeon.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Disappearing" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  2. "Memory Lane" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  3. "Socially" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  4. "Down Down" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  5. "Barcelona" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  6. "Falling In and Out of Love" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  7. "Sleight of Hand" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)
  8. "Nothing Changes" (Lyrics and music by Ron François)
  9. "Girl I Realise" (Lyrics and music by Ron François)
  10. "As the World Turns" (Lyrics and music by Ron François)
  11. "Midsong" (Lyrics and music by Mark Kjeldsen)

Personnel[edit]

Production credits[edit]

(Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 11)

  • Produced by Gus Dudgeon
  • Engineered by Graham Dickson
  • Assisted by Mark Chamberlain
  • Recorded at CBS Studios, London

(Tracks 6, 8, 10)

(Tracks 3, 7)

  • Produced & engineered by Paul Riley for Riviera Global Productions Ltd.
  • Assisted by Rob Keyloch
  • Recorded at AM-Pro Studios, London
  • Remixed by Gus Dudgeon

Management[edit]

Management Three

Mediation[edit]

Muff Winwood, James Rubenstein, Kip Krones