Smart Alex

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Smart Alex
Smartalex1.jpg
Studio album by The Adicts
Released September 1985
Recorded 1983 - 1984
Genre Punk rock
Label Razor Records
The Adicts chronology
Sound of Music
(1983)Sound of Music1983
Smart Alex
(1985)
Bar Room Bop
(1985)Bar Room Bop1985
Alternative cover
Alternative cover
Alternative cover

Smart Alex is the third studio album by punk band the Adicts. It was released in September 1985 by Razor Records.[1] It was re-released by Captain Oi! Records in 2002 and by SOS Records in 2006, each with bonus tracks including the "Falling in Love Again" EP. In 2002, Taang! Records reissued the album along with Sound of Music and bonus tracks as The Collection. The same Smart Alex disc with bonus tracks was released individually in 2004.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ode to Joy"
  2. "Smart Alex"
  3. "Troubador"
  4. "Tokyo"
  5. "California"
  6. "Crazy"
  7. "Bad Boy"
  8. "Jelly Baby"
  9. "Maybe or Maybe Not"
  10. "Rockin Wrecker"
  11. "Runaway"
  12. "You're All Fools"
2002 Captain Oi! CD bonus tracks
  1. "Tokyo"
  2. "A.D.X. Medley"
  3. "The Odd Couple"
  4. "Falling In Love Again"
  5. "Come Along"
  6. "It's a Laugh"
  7. "Saturday Night"
  8. "Falling in Love Again (12" Mix)"
2002 Taang! CD bonus tracks
  1. "Saturday Night"
  2. "Falling in Love Again"
  3. "A.D.X. Medley"
2006 SOS CD bonus tracks
  1. "Odd Couple"
  2. "Falling in Love Again"
  3. "Come Along"
  4. "It's a Laugh"
  5. "Saturday Night"
  6. "Falling in Love Again (12" Mix)"

Personnel[edit]

The Adicts[edit]

  • Keith "Monkey" Warren - Vocals
  • Pete "Pete Dee" Davison - Guitar
  • Mel "Spider" Ellis - Bass
  • Michael "Kid Dee" Davison - Drums

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Notes
UK 1985 Razor Records LP RAZ 15
US 1993 Cleopatra Records CD CLEO 3262-2
UK 1998 Captain Oi! Records CD AHOY CD 088 Release with Sound of Music on one CD
UK 2002 Captain Oi! Records CD AHOY CD 196 Features eight bonus tracks
US 2002 Taang! Records CD TAANG! 139 The Collection, features Sound of Music and Smart Alex with bonus tracks
US 2004 Taang! Records CD TAANG! 172 Features three bonus tracks
US 2006 SOS Records CD SOSR 6049 Features six bonus tracks
US 2008 Taang! Records LP TAANG! 172

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smart Alex (Media notes). The Adicts. Captain Oi! Records. 2002.