So Far Away (album)

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So Far Away
Studio album by The Chords
Released 15 May 1980
Recorded Dec–Jan 1980
Genre Mod revival, power pop
Label Polydor POLS 1019, cass POLSC 1019
Captain Mod (reissue)
Producer Andy Arthurs
The Chords chronology
So Far Away
No One Is Listening Anymore
(1986)No One Is Listening Anymore1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Smash Hits 5/10[2]

So Far Away is The Chords debut album. It reached a peak of number 30 on the U.K. albums chart in a three-week chart run. The cover was inspired by the second LP by The Spencer Davis Group.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written & composed by Chris Pope except as noted.

Side One
  1. "Maybe Tomorrow"
  2. "Happy Families"
  3. "Breaks My Heart"
  4. "Tumbling Down"
  5. "Hold On, I'm Coming" (Hayes/Porter)
  6. "I'm Not Sure"
Side Two
  1. "Something's Missing"
  2. "It's No Use"
  3. "What Are We Gonna Do Now" (Billy Hassett)
  4. "She Said, She Said" (Lennon–McCartney)
  5. "Dreamdolls" (Chris Pope/Billy Hassett)
  6. "So Far Away"


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  2. ^ Hepworth, David. "Albums". Smash Hits (29 May – 11 June 1980): 30.