Sons of Beaches
|Sons Of Beaches|
|Studio album by Australian Crawl|
|Australian Crawl chronology|
|Singles from Sons of Beaches|
Sons of Beaches is the third album from Australian rock band Australian Crawl and their second #1 in the Australian albums charts (for 5 weeks). The album released in 1982 on EMI was recorded in Hawaii with ex-pat Mike Chapman, who had also produced Blondie and The Knack.
The other singles, "Daughters of the Northern Coast" and "Runaway Girls" / "Santa Claus is Back in Town" charted poorly at #76 and #88 respectively.
- "Runaway Girls" (Guy McDonough)
- "Daughters of the Northern Coast" (James Reyne, G McDonough)
- "Mid-Life Crisis" (Reyne)
- "Shut Down" (William "Bill" McDonough)
- "King Sap (and Princess Sag)" (Reyne)
- "Letter From Zimbabwe" (Reyne)
- "Downhearted" (Sean Higgins, G McDonough, W McDonough)
- "Live Now, Pay Later" (Reyne)
- "Dianne" (G McDonough)
- "Grinning Bellhops" (Reyne)
- "Waiting" (Brad Robinson, G McDonough)
- "(Not So) Happy Song For Problem Children" (Reyne)
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- James Reyne – lead vocals, piano
- Simon Binks – lead guitar
- Guy McDonough – co-lead vocals, rhythm guitar
- Bill McDonough – drums, percussion
- Paul Williams – bass guitar
- Brad Robinson – rhythm guitar
- Producer — Mike Chapman
- Allmusic review
- Holmgren, Magnus; Warnqvist, Stefan; Draper, Oliver; McDonough, Bill. "Australian Crawl". Australian Rock Database. Passagen.se (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
- Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
- McFarlane, Ian (1999). Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop (doc). Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86448-768-2. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
- "Australasian Performing Right Association". APRA. Archived from the original on 24 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-07.
- "MSN entry on Sons of Beaches". MSN. Retrieved 2008-03-05.
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|Australian Kent Music Report number-one album
2 August - 5 September 1982
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