Studio LPs

This page covers SLF's studio recordings. To order a CD, just click on the link that says, "Buy this CD now!" Click a song title to view the lyrics. 

Released 1979.
Suspect Device / State of Emergency / Here We Are Nowhere / Wasted Life / No More of That / Barbed Wire Love /White Noise/ Breakout / Law and Order / Rough Trade / Johnny Was/ Alternative Ulster/ Closed Groove

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Released 1980. The U.S. cover is different than the U.K. version, shown.
Gotta Gettaway/ Wait and See/ Fly the Flag/ At the Edge/ Nobody's Hero/ Bloody Dub/ Doesn't Make it All Right/ I Don't Like You/ No Change/ Tin Soldiers

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Released 1981. The U.S. version adds the song Back to Frontand the songs are ordered differently. Also, the U.S. and U.K picture sleeves are slightly different.
Roots, Radicals, Rockers and Reggae/ Just Fade Away/ Go For It/ The Only One/ Hits and Misses/ Kicking Up a Racket/ Safe As Houses/ Gate 49/ Silver Lining/ Piccadilly Circus

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Released 1982.
Falling Down/ Won't Be Told/ Love of the Common People/ The Price of Admission/ Touch and Go/ Stands To Reason/ Bits of Kids/ Welcome to the Whole Week/ Big City Night/ Talkback/ Is That What You Fought the War For?

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At the Edge/Running Bear/White Christmas/ Nobody's Hero/ Tin Soldiers/ Back To Front/ Mr. Fire Coal Man/ Just Fade Away/Go For It/ Doesn't Make It All Right (live)/ Silver Lining/ Safe As Houses/Sad-Eyed People/Two Guitars Clash/ Listen/That's When Your Blood Bumps/Good For Nothing/ Talkback/ Stands To Reason/ Bits of Kids/ Touch and Go/ The Price of Admission

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Released 1989. There are two different cd picture sleeves.
Johnny Was/Law and Order/Barbed Wire Love/Suspect Device/Wait and See/At the Edge/Nobody's Hero (with different lyrics than the album version)/Straw Dogs/No Change/I Don't Like You/Fly the Flag/Doesn't Make it All Right

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Released 1991. There are two slightly different versions of the cd picture sleeve, and the album was also released as a picture disc.
(It's a) Long Way to Paradise (From Here)/ Stand Up and Shout /Each Dollar a Bullet/ The 'Cosh'/ Beirut Moon/The Game of Life/ Human Shield/Johnny 7/ Die and Burn/ No Surrender

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Released 1994 in the UK. The 1995 U.S. release (shown) adds unplugged versions of Silver Lining, Listen, and Wasted Life, and live versions of Smithers-Jones and Alternative Ulster from SLF's March 17, 1993 show in Glasgow; it also has different artwork than the U.K. release.
Get a Life/ Can't Believe in You/ The Road to Kingdom Come/ Walk Away/ No Laughing Matter/ Harp/ Forensic Evidence/ Baby Blue (What Have They Been Telling You?)/ I Want You/ The Night That the Wall Came Down/ Cold/ When the Stars Fall From the Sky/ What If I Want More?

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Released June 1997 in the UK, September 1997 in the US. Also check out "Tinderbox Stories" by Jake Burns, about the making of the album.
You Never Hear the One that Hits You/ / Tinderbox/ Dead of Night/ The Message/ My Ever Changing Moral Stance/ Hurricane/ You Can Move Mountains/ A River Flowing/ You Don't Believe in Me/ In Your Hand/ Dust in My Eye/No Barriers/ Roaring Boys (Part One)/ Roaring Boys (Part Two)

AND BEST OF ALL...HOPE STREET (U.K. release) Buy this CD now!
Released 1999 in the UK. Includes bonus CD with classic SLF tracks.
Hope Street/ Tantalise/ What Does It Take/ Last Train From the Wasteland/ All the Rest/ Honeyed Words/ You Can Get It (If You Really Want)/ Bulletproof/ Be Seeing You/ Half a Life Away/ No Faith/ All I Need/Suspect Device/Alternative Ulster/Barbed Wire Love/Johnny Was/At The Edge/Fly The Flag/Tin Soldiers/Roots, Radics, Rockers & Reggae/Safe As Houses/Piccadilly Circus/Falling Down/Love Of the Common People/Is that What You Fought The War For?

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Released 1999 in the US. Includes bonus CD with live recordings from September and December '98. from fans.
Bulletproof/ All I Need/ Be Seeing You/ You Can Get It (If You Really Want)/ Half a Life Away/ No Faith/ Tantalise/ Hope Street/ Last Train From the Wasteland/ What Does It Take/ All the Rest/ Honeyed Words/ Suspect Device/Alternative Ulster/Johnny Was/At the Edge/Fly the Flag/Tin Soldiers/Roots/Silver Lining/Wasted Life/No Laughing Matter/Barbed Wire Love/Straw Dogs

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Released 2002, Digital Remaster. 56 tracks on 3 CDs!

Suspect Device/ Wasted Life/ Alternative Ulster/ 78 Rpm/ Gotta Getaway/ Bloody Sunday/ Straw Dogs/ You Can't Say Crap On The Radio/ At The Edge/ Running Bear (Live)/ White Christmas (Live) / Nobody's Hero/ Tin Soldiers/ Back To Front/ Mr Coal Fire Man/ Just Fade Away/ Go For It/ Doesn't Make It Alright (Live)/ Silver Lining/ Safe As Houses/Sad Eyed People/ Two Guitar Clash/ Listen/ That's When Your Blood Bumps/ Talkback/ Good For Nothing/ Bits Of Kids/ Stands To Reason/ Price Of Admission/ Touch And Go/ Beirut Moon/ Stand Up And Shout/ Jake Interview/ Can't Believe In You/ Alternative Ulster (Live W/ Ricky Warwick)/ Smithers Jones (Live)/ Harp/ Shake It Off/ Not What We Were/ Intro: Go For It (Live)/ Alternative Ulster (Live)/ Silver Lining (Live)/ Love Of The Common People (Live)/ Gotta Gettaway (Live)/ Just Fade Away (Live)/ Piccadilly Circus(Live)/ Gate 49 (Live)/ Wasted Life (Live)/At The Edge (Live)/ Listen (Live)/ Barbed Wire Love (Live)/Fly The Flag (Live)/Tin Soldiers (Live)/ Wild Rover (Live)/ Suspect Device (Live)/ Johnny Was (Live)

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Released 2003. Read Jack Rabid's review of Guitar and Drum from the The Big Takeover.
Guitar & Drum/ Strummerville/ Can't Get Away With That/ Still Burning/ Walkin Dynamite/ Dead Man Walking/ Empty Sky/ Be True to Yourself/ Best of Fools/ I Waited/ Achilles Heart/ Who Died and Made You Elvis/ High & Low/ Protect & Serve/

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Released 2004.