Up for a Bit with The Pastels

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Up for a Bit with The Pastels
Up for a bit cover.jpg
Studio album by The Pastels
Released January 1987
Recorded September 1986, W.S.R.S. Leamington Spa
Genre Indie pop
Length 31:47
Label Glass Records
Producer John A. Rivers
The Pastels chronology
Up for a Bit with The Pastels
Sittin' Pretty
(1989)Sittin' Pretty1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Up for a Bit with The Pastels is the debut album by the Scottish band The Pastels, released in 1987. It was named the 37th best Scottish album by The Scotsman.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Stephen McRobbie, except where noted.

  1. "Ride" – 2:24
  2. "Up for a Bit" (Martin Hayward, Bernice Simpson) – 3:36
  3. "Crawl Babies" (Hayward, Simpson) – 2:45
  4. "Address Book" (McRobbie, Brian Taylor) – 4:02
  5. "I'm Alright with You" – 3:22
  6. "Hitchin' a (Ride)" – 2:02
  7. "Get 'Round Town" (McRobbie, Taylor)– 2:17
  8. "Automatically Yours" – 2:43
  9. "Baby Honey" (McRobbie, Taylor) – 5:52
  10. "If I Could Tell You" (Hayward, Simpson) – 2:44


  • Stephen McRobbie (or Stephen Pastel) – guitar, vocals
  • Brian Taylor (or Brian Superstar) – guitar
  • Martin Hayward – bass, vocals
  • Bernice Simpson – drums
  • Annabel Wright - vocals, percussion, keyboards, artwork
  • John A. Rivers - producer, keyboards