Wednesday, November 10, 2021

The Jam - Sound Affects (1980)


The Jam - Sound Affects (1980)


Tracklist front / back album covers


Side one

1. "Pretty Green"   2:37

2. "Monday"   3:02

3. "But I'm Different Now"   1:52

4. "Set the House Ablaze"   5:03

5. "Start!"   2:33

6. "That's Entertainment"   3:38


Side two

1. "Dream Time"   3:54

2. "Man in the Corner Shop"   3:12

3. "Music for the Last Couple" (Rick Buckler, Bruce Foxton, Paul Weller)   3:45

4. "Boy About Town"   2:00

5. "Scrape Away"   3:59




The Jam Band Members / Musicians

Paul Weller – guitar, vocals, keyboards, sitar

Bruce Foxton – bass guitar, vocals

Rick Buckler – drums, percussion


The Jam – production, sleeve design

Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – production

George Chambers – engineering

Alan Douglas – engineering

Bill Smith – sleeve design

Andrew Douglas – photography

Martyn Goddard – photography

Andrew Rosen – photography

Pennie Smith – photography



Sound Affects is the 5th studio album by English rock band the Jam. The album was released on 28 November 1980 by Polydor Records. It is the only Jam album to be co-produced by the band themselves, and contains the only album track co-written by the entire band, "Music for the Last Couple".

The cover art is a pastiche of the artwork used on various Sound Effects records produced by the BBC during the 1970s.

Jam frontman Paul Weller has opined Sound Affects to be the Jam's best album.

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