Roaring Days

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Roaring Days
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Studio album by Weddings Parties Anything
Released 1988
Genre Rock / Folk rock
Label WEA
Producer Alan Thorne
Weddings Parties Anything chronology
Scorn of the Women
(1987)Scorn of the Women1987
Roaring Days
(1988)
The Big Don't Argue
(1989)The Big Don't Argue1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Roaring Days is the second studio album released by Australian rock band Weddings Parties Anything. The title of the album was based on the poem, "Roaring Days", by Henry Lawson.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mick Thomas, except where noted[3]

  1. "Industrial Town" - 4:06
  2. "Under the Clocks" - 3:29
  3. "Gun" (Dave Steel) - 3:43
  4. "Brunswick" - 2:54
  5. "Tilting at Windmills" - 2:53
  6. "Sergeant Small" (Tex Morton) - 3:13
  7. "Sisters of Mercy" - 4:42
  8. "Roaring Days" - 2:54
  9. "Say the Word" - 3:21
  10. "Missing in Action" - 3:07
  11. "Laughing Boy" (Paul Kelly) - 4:39
  12. "Big River" (Dave Steel) - 4:32
  13. "Summons in the Morning" - 3:17
  14. "Morton (Song for Tex)" - 3:18

Personnel[edit]

Weddings Party Anything[edit]

  • Pete Lawler - bass guitar, vocals
  • Marcus Schintler - drums, vocals
  • Dave Steel - guitar, vocals
  • Mick Thomas - guitar, vocals
  • Mark Wallace - piano accordion, keyboards, vocals

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Michael Barclay - vocals ("Under The Clocks")
  • Barb Waters - vocals (Tilting At Windmills")
  • Anthony Morgan - cello ("Sisters Of Mercy")
  • Dave Docker - trumpet ("Missing In Action")
  • Mick O'Connor - hammond organ ("Titling At Windmills")
  • Ian McKenzie - tin whistle ("Laughing Boy")
  • Jason McDermid - brass ("Industrial Town")
  • James Greening - brass ("Industrial Town")
  • David Basden - brass ("Industrial Town")

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Johnston, Chris (2006-12-18). "Mick Thomas and the Sure Thing". The Age. 
  3. ^ APRA database at the Australasian Performing Right Association website (search each song title)