Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Accidents Will Happen
4 3:01
2 Senior Service
3.65 2:19
3 Oliver’s Army
4.2 3:01
4 Big Boys
3.65 2:56
5 Green Shirt
3.75 2:43
6 Party Girl
3 3:23
7 Goon Squad
4.35 3:17
8 Busy Bodies
3.35 3:35
9 Sunday’s Best
3.65 3:23
10 Moods for Moderns
2:49
11 Chemistry Class
3 2:57
12 Two Little Hitlers
4 3:15
13 (What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding?
3:46
14 My Funny Valentine
1:29
15 Tiny Steps
3 2:43
16 Clean Money
4 2:00
17 Talking in the Dark
4 1:56
18 Wednesday Week
2:17
19 Accidents Will Happen (live)
3:23
20 Alison (live)
3:08
21 Watching the Detectives (live)
6:08

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Pete Thomas (drummer) (tracks 1–8, 11–12)
bass guitar:
Bruce Thomas (tracks 1–8, 11–12)
organ, piano and synthesizer:
Steve Nieve (tracks 1–8, 11–12)
guitar:
Elvis Costello (tracks 1–8, 11–12)
background vocals:
Dave Edmunds (track 16)
composer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 13)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–12, 15–21)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 14)
engineer:
Roger Bechirian (tracks 1–8, 10–12)
lyricist:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 13)
Declan Patrick MacManus (tracks 1–12, 15–21)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 14)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (tracks 1–8, 10–12)
vocals:
Elvis Costello (tracks 1–8, 11–12)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 14)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 14)
cover recording of:
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 14)
live recording of:
Alison (track 20)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 14)
recording of:
Clean Money (track 16)
Moods for Moderns (track 10)
Sunday’s Best (track 9)
Talking in the Dark (track 17)
Tiny Steps (track 15)
Wednesday Week (track 18)
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)
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)
referred to in medleys:

Release

remaster of:Armed Forces
Armed Forces
ASIN:UK: B000024AUZ [info]