The Other Side of the Road

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The Other Side of the Road
Studio album by Smokie
Released 1979
Genre Rock, Pop rock
Label Rak Records
Producer Smokie for Score Music Production
Smokie chronology
The Montreux Album
The Other Side of the Road
Solid Ground

The Other Side of the Road is the sixth studio album by British rock band Smokie, released in 1979. When the album was released on CD in the 2000s, it was taken from a vinyl source.

Track listing[edit]

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Other Side Of The Road" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 3:51
2. "Do To Me" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 3:18
3. "Belinda" Terry Uttley, Alan Silson 2:57
4. "Big Fat Momma" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 2:47
5. "Don't Take Your Love Away This Time" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 3:12
6. "London Is Burning" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 5:10
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "Baby It's Up To You" Gloria Macari, Roger Ferris 3:43
8. "You Don't Care" Terry Uttley, Alan Silson 3:17
9. "All Alone" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 3:55
10. "I Can't Stop Loving You" Terry Uttley, Alan Silson 3:34
11. "Too Many Pennies In Hell" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 1:17
12. "Samantha Elizabeth" Terry Uttley, Alan Silson 4:00
13. "San Francisco Bay" Chris Norman, Pete Spencer 3:15
Total length: 38:07


  • "Baby It's Up To You" (1979)
  • "San Francisco Bay" (1980)



  • Chris Norman: lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards, synthesizer, banjo, percussion
  • Terry Uttley : bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Pete Spencer : drums, percussion, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Alan Silson : lead guitar, acoustic guitar,guitar synth, lead and backing vocals