Tracklist

CD 1: Armed Forces
# Title Rating Length
1 Accidents Will Happen
4 3:01
2 Senior Service
3.65 2:18
3 Oliver’s Army
4.2 3:00
4 Big Boys
3.65 2:57
5 Green Shirt
3.75 2:43
6 Party Girl
3 3:24
7 Goon Squad
4.35 3:14
8 Busy Bodies
3.35 3:35
9 Sunday’s Best
3.65 3:22
10 Moods for Moderns
3.35 2:50
11 Chemistry Class
3 2:57
12 Two Little Hitlers
4 3:17
13 (What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding?
4.2 3:32
CD 2: Bonus Disc
# Title Rating Length
1 Tiny Steps
3 2:43
2 Busy Bodies (alternate version)
3 3:49
3 Talking in the Dark
4 1:58
4 Big Boys (alternate version)
3 2:56
5 Clean Money
4 2:00
6 Wednesday Week
3 2:07
7 My Funny Valentine
5 1:34
8 Accidents Will Happen (live, Hollywood High)
2 3:19
9 Mystery Dance (live, Hollywood High)
4 2:02
10 Goon Squad (live, Hollywood High)
4 3:42
11 Party Girl (live, Hollywood High)
2 3:20
12 Stranger in the House (live, Hollywood High)
3 3:52
13 Alison (live, Hollywood High)
4 3:09
14 Lipstick Vogue (live, Hollywood High)
3 4:26
15 Watching the Detectives (live, Hollywood High)
4 5:52
16 You Belong to Me (live, Hollywood High)
4 2:39
17 Chemistry Class (live, 1978-02-28: Washington) (solo)
3 2:34

Credits

CD 1: Armed Forces

drums (drum set):
Pete Thomas (drummer) (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
bass guitar:
Bruce Thomas (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
organ, piano and synthesizer:
Steve Nieve (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
guitar:
Elvis Costello (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
composer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 13)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–12)
engineer:
Roger Bechirian (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
lyricist:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 13)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
vocals:
Elvis Costello (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
publisher:
part of:
cover recording of:
recording of:
Sunday’s Best (track 9)
Accidents Will Happen (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 1)
Big Boys (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 4)
Busy Bodies (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 8)
Chemistry Class (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 11)
Goon Squad (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 7)
Green Shirt (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 5)
Moods for Moderns (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Oliver’s Army (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 3)
Party Girl (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 6)
Senior Service (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 2)
Two Little Hitlers (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 12)

CD 2: Bonus Disc

background vocals:
Dave Edmunds (track 5)
composer:
Elvis Costello (tracks 9, 12, 14, 16)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–11, 11, 13, 15, 17)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 7)
lyricist:
Elvis Costello (tracks 9, 12, 14, 16)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–11, 11, 13, 15, 17)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 7)
performer:
phonographic copyright by:
Elvis Costello (1979) (track 8)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 8)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 7)
cover recording of:
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 7)
live recording of:
Alison (track 13)
Chemistry Class (track 17)
Goon Squad (track 10)
Lipstick Vogue (track 14)
Mystery Dance (track 9)
Party Girl (track 11)
You Belong to Me (track 16)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 7)
recording of:
Big Boys (track 4)
Busy Bodies (track 2)
Clean Money (track 5)
Party Girl (track 11)
Tiny Steps (track 1)
Wednesday Week (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN:UK: B000070WRM [info]