That's Life (Sham 69 album)

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That's Life
Studio album by Sham 69
Released 1978
Genre Punk rock, Oi!
Length 38:14
Label Polydor
Producer Jimmy Pursey, Peter Wilson
Sham 69 chronology
Tell Us The Truth
That's Life
The Adventures of the Hersham Boys
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

That's Life is a concept album released in 1978 by English punk rock band, Sham 69. The album had two hit singles, "Hurry Up Harry" reaching chart position 10 in UK and "Angels With Dirty Faces", reaching 19 the same year. The album reached position 27, bettering the previous album Tell Us The Truth by 2 positions. In 1989 That's Life was re-released as a double-LP, That's Life as the other side, the other being their first album Tell Us The Truth.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Jimmy Pursey and Dave Parsons; except where indicated

  1. "Leave Me Alone"
  2. "Who Gives a Damn"
  3. "Everybody's Right Everybody's Wrong"
  4. "That's Life"
  5. "Win or Lose"
  6. "Hurry Up Harry"
  7. "Evil Way"
  8. "Reggae Pick Up Part 1" (Pursey)
  9. "Sunday Morning Nightmare"
  10. "Reggae Pick Up Part 2" (Pursey)
  11. "Angels with Dirty Faces"
  12. "Is This Me or Is This You" (Parsons, Dave Treganna, Mark Cain)
    CD reissue bonus tracks
  13. "The Cockney Kids Are Innocent"
  14. "No Entry"


Sham 69
  • Jimmy Pursey - vocals, producer, cover design, photography, liner notes
  • Dave Parsons - guitars, liner notes
  • Dave Treganna - bass
  • Mark "Dodie" Cain - drums
  • Peter Wilson - producer, engineer
  • Grant Fleming - voice between tracks
  • Brian Burrows - remixing
  • Steve Hammonds - project coordinator
  • Alwyn Clayden - package design
  • Shane Baldwin - liner notes
  • Barry Plummer - photography