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This was a "6- or 7-flight album", this being the number of times Bruce's Fender bass was thrown at Pete Thomas. The rowing continued and Nick Lowe advised the group to "Pullover onto the hard shoulder". Elvis described this "dissolute record" the result of the band being "at a physical low". The singles released from this album made absolutely no impression on the charts.

"Good manners and bad breath will get you nowhere"
(New Lace Sleeves).



Initial UK release:

Side 1:
   Lover's Walk
   You'll Never Be A Man
   Pretty Words
   Strict Time
   Watch Your Step
Side 2:
   New Lace Sleeves
   From A Whisper To A Scream
   Different Finger
   White Knuckles
   Shot With His Own Gun
   Fish 'N' Chip Paper
   Big Sister's Clothes

Bonus tracks on Demon/Rykodisc CD reissue:
  Black Sails In The Sunset
  Big Sister
  Sad About Girls
  Twenty-Five To Twelve
  Love For Sale
  Weeper's Dream
  Gloomy Sunday
  Boy With A Problem (demo)
  Seconds Of Pleasure


Release information:


  1981-01-__  Trust
  1994-04-29  Trust (reissue)
 2003-09-__  Punch The Clock, Trust & Get Happy!! Sampler


  1980-12-__  Clubland
                / Clean Money
                ; Hoover Factory
  1981-01-__  4 Tracks From The Trust LP:
                You'll Never Be A Man
                ; Pretty Words
                / From A Whisper To A Scream
                ; New Lace Sleeves
  1981-__-__  Texas radio promo: [US promo]
                New Lace Sleeves
  1981-02-__  From A Whisper To A Scream
                / Luxembourg
  1981-__-__  From A Whisper To A Scream
                / Different Finger
  1981-__-__  From A Whisper To A Scream [Spainish promo]
                / ???
  1981-04-__  Watch Your Step
                / Luxembourg
  1981-__-__  Watch Your Step [US promo]
                / Watch Your Step
  1981-05-__  The Elvis Costello Interview With Tom Snyder: Tomorrow Coast To Coast [US promo]
                / Watch Your Step
  1981-__-__  Different Finger [Canadian promo]
                / Different Finger
  1981-__-__  Strict Time [Canadian promo]
                / Fish 'N' Chip Paper
  19__-__-__  Big Sister