The Up Escalator

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The Up Escalator
The up escalator.jpg
Studio album by Graham Parker
Released 1980 May 23
Genre Rock
Label UK Stiff Records
USA Arista
Producer Jimmy Iovine
Graham Parker chronology
Squeezing Out Sparks
The Up Escalator
Another Grey Area
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Smash Hits 9/10[1]

The Up Escalator is an album by Graham Parker and The Rumour and was released on May 23, 1980 by Stiff Records as LP (SEEZ 23) and as cassette (ZSEEZ 23).[2] In the USA distributed by Arista.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Graham Parker

Up (Side 1)[edit]

  1. "No Holding Back"
  2. "Devil's Sidewalk"
  3. "Stupefaction"
  4. "Empty Lives"
  5. "The Beating of Another Heart"

Down (Side 2)[edit]

  1. "Endless Night"
  2. "Paralyzed"
  3. "Maneuvers"
  4. "Jolie Jolie"
  5. "Love Without Greed"



Canada-Gold [3]


  • The Up Escalator album cover


  1. ^ Hepworth, David. "Albums". Smash Hits (June 12–25, 1980): 31. 
  2. ^ "Stiff - Home". Retrieved 2015-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Gold/Platinum". Music Canada. Retrieved 2015-07-14.