The Monkey Puzzle (The Saints album)

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The Monkey Puzzle
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Studio album by The Saints
Released February 1981
Recorded Polydor Studios London - EMI Studio 301 Sydney, Australia 1980
Genre Punk rock
Alternative rock
Label Lost EMI Music Australia (Australian 2004 Reissue)
Producer Chris Bailey
The Saints chronology
Paralytic Tonight, Dublin Tomorrow (EP)
(1980)
The Monkey Puzzle
(1981)
I Thought This Was Love, But This Ain't Casablanca
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
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The Monkey Puzzle is the fourth album by the Australian music group The Saints released in January 1981. It was the first album to be released after Ed Kuepper left the band.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks C.J Bailey copyright Lost Music\Mushroom Music except Dizzy Miss Lizzy by Larry Williams

  1. "Miss Wonderful" - 3:33
  2. "Always, Always" - 3:50
  3. "Paradise" - 3:44
  4. "Let's Pretend" - 3:27
  5. "Somebody" - 3:55
  6. "Monkeys" - 4:38
  7. "Mystery Dream" - 3:51
  8. "In The Mirror" - 3:48
  9. "Simple Love" - 4:20
  10. "The Ballad" - 4:25
  11. "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" - 3:29

French bonus disk[edit]

The back cover to The Monkey Puzzle.

The Monkey Puzzle was released in France on New Rose label and came with a free live single (ROSE-1),

Track listing[edit]

  1. (I'm) Stranded (live)
  2. Security (live)
  3. This Perfect Day (live)

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Chris Bailey - Vocals, Composer, Producer
  • Barrington Francis - Guitar
  • Janine Hall - Bass
  • Mark Birmingham - Drums

Production[edit]

  • Gerry Nixon Engineer, Mix Engineer, Producer
  • Chris Bailey Producer