Housemartins

London 0 Hull 4 (vinyl)

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LP, 2018

16 tracks, 2 sides

Rock

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London 0 Hull 4 is a 1986 album by The Housemartins. It was their first album and contains the singles "Flag Day" (#124 in the UK), "Sheep" (#54 in the UK), "Happy Hour" (#3 in the UK) and "Think for a Minute" (#18 in the UK). -- The title refers to the band's home town of Kingston upon Hull and is in the format of a sports result. It also refers to Paul Heaton's assertion that the Housemartins were only the fourth best band in Hull. In other words, Hull had four great bands, compared to none from London. The other three Hull bands in question were Red Guitars, Everything but the Girl and The Gargoyles. The liner notes and lyrics reflect singer Paul Heaton's interest at that time in Christianity and Marxism. For example, the back cover of the album contains the message, "Take Jesus - Take Marx - Take Hope". One VINYL LP

2018
Polydor

16 tracks, 2 sides

Side 1

  1. Happy Hour 2:17
  2. Get Up Off Our Knees 3:19
  3. Flag Day 5:21
  4. Anxious 2:18
  5. Reverends Revenge 1:25
  6. Sitting On A Fence 2:52
  7. I'll Be Your Shelter (Just Like A Shelter)
  8. People Get Ready
  9. The Mighty Ship
  10. He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother

Side 2

  1. Sheep 2:16
  2. Over There 2:56
  3. Think For A Minute 3:28
  4. We're Not Deep 2:12
  5. Lean On Me 4:19
  6. Freedom 3:16
Details
  • Artist Housemartins
  • Format LP
  • Released 2018
  • Label Polydor
  • Genre Rock
  • UPC 602557442359
  • Website ID 602557442359
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