Get Happy!!

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Get Happy!!
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ReleasedFebruary 1980 (UK & US)
April 29, 1994 (UK & US reissue)
July 28, 2003 (UK 2CD reissue)
September 9, 2003 (US 2CD reissue)
RecordedOctober 1979, Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands, and Eden Studios, Acton, London
ProducerNick Lowe (except New Amsterdam produced by Elvis Costello)
LabelF-Beat (UK 1980)
Columbia (US 1980)
Demon (UK 1994)
Rykodisc (US 1994)
Edsel (UK 2003)
Rhino (US 2003)
Length48:21 (original LP)
77:07 (1994 reissue)
48:21 + 79:35 (2003 reissue)
US cover
UK Press Advertisement


Tracks

Side 1
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Love For Tender  Elvis Costello 1:57
2. Opportunity  Elvis Costello 3:11
3. The Imposter  Elvis Costello 1:57
4. Secondary Modern  Elvis Costello 1:56
5. King Horse  Elvis Costello 2:59
6. Possession  Elvis Costello 2:02
7. Men Called Uncle  Elvis Costello 2:16
8. Clowntime Is Over  Elvis Costello 2:57
9. New Amsterdam  Elvis Costello 2:10
10. High Fidelity  Elvis Costello 2:26
Side 2
TitleWriter(s) Length
11. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down  Homer Banks, Alan Jones 2:05
12. Black And White World  Elvis Costello 1:55
13. 5ive Gears In Reverse  Elvis Costello 2:37
14. B Movie  Elvis Costello 2:01
15. Motel Matches  Elvis Costello 2:28
16. Human Touch  Elvis Costello 2:27
17. Beaten To The Punch  Elvis Costello 1:47
18. Temptation  Elvis Costello 2:31
19. I Stand Accused  Tony Colton, Ray Smith 2:18
20. Riot Act  Elvis Costello 3:35


Credits


Get Happy!! (1994 Rykodisc/Demon edition)

TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Love For Tender  Elvis Costello 1:57
2. Opportunity  Elvis Costello 3:12
3. The Imposter  Elvis Costello 1:57
4. Secondary Modern  Elvis Costello 1:57
5. King Horse  Elvis Costello 3:00
6. Possession  Elvis Costello 2:03
7. Men Called Uncle  Elvis Costello 2:17
8. Clowntime Is Over  Elvis Costello 2:59
9. New Amsterdam  Elvis Costello 2:11
10. High Fidelity  Elvis Costello 2:26
11. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down  Homer Banks, Alan Jones 2:05
12. Black And White World  Elvis Costello 1:55
13. 5ive Gears In Reverse  Elvis Costello 2:38
14. B Movie  Elvis Costello 2:02
15. Motel Matches  Elvis Costello 2:29
16. Human Touch  Elvis Costello 2:28
17. Beaten To The Punch  Elvis Costello 1:48
18. Temptation  Elvis Costello 2:32
19. I Stand Accused  Tony Colton, Ray Smith 2:20
20. Riot Act  Elvis Costello 3:35
21. Girls Talk  Elvis Costello 1:55
22. Clowntime Is Over No. 2  Elvis Costello 3:44
23. Getting Mighty Crowded  Van McCoy 2:09
24. So Young  Joe Camilleri, Jeff Burstin, Tony Faehse 3:23
25. Just A Memory  Elvis Costello 2:16
26. Hoover Factory  Elvis Costello 1:43
27. Ghost Train  Elvis Costello 3:05
28. Dr. Luther's Assistant  Elvis Costello 3:27
29. Black And White World (Demo)Elvis Costello 1:50
30. Riot Act (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:48
31. Love For Tender (Demo, hidden track)Elvis Costello 1:39

Get Happy!! (2003 Rhino/Edsel edition)

Disc 1: Get Happy!!
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Love For Tender  Elvis Costello 1:57
2. Opportunity  Elvis Costello 3:11
3. The Imposter  Elvis Costello 1:57
4. Secondary Modern  Elvis Costello 1:56
5. King Horse  Elvis Costello 2:59
6. Possession  Elvis Costello 2:02
7. Men Called Uncle  Elvis Costello 2:16
8. Clowntime Is Over  Elvis Costello 2:57
9. New Amsterdam  Elvis Costello 2:10
10. High Fidelity  Elvis Costello 2:26
11. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down  Homer Banks, Alan Jones 2:05
12. Black And White World  Elvis Costello 1:55
13. 5ive Gears In Reverse  Elvis Costello 2:37
14. B Movie  Elvis Costello 2:01
15. Motel Matches  Elvis Costello 2:28
16. Human Touch  Elvis Costello 2:27
17. Beaten To The Punch  Elvis Costello 1:47
18. Temptation  Elvis Costello 2:31
19. I Stand Accused  Tony Colton, Ray Smith 2:18
20. Riot Act  Elvis Costello 3:35

Disc 2: Bonus Disc
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. I Stand Accused (Alternate Version)Tony Colton, Ray Smith 3:09
2. So Young  Joe Camilleri, Jeff Burstin, Tony Faehse 3:26
3. Girls Talk  Elvis Costello 1:55
4. Human Touch (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:19
5. Temptation (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:27
6. Motel Matches (Alternate Take)Elvis Costello 2:26
7. Clowntime Is Over No. 2  Elvis Costello 3:43
8. B Movie (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:26
9. Girls Talk (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:03
10. Getting Mighty Crowded  Van McCoy 2:07
11. From A Whisper To A Scream (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:29
12. Watch Your Step (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:01
13. Dr. Luther's Assistant  Elvis Costello 3:26
14. Ghost Train  Elvis Costello 3:05
15. New Lace Sleeves (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 3:45
16. Hoover Factory  Elvis Costello 1:44
17. Just A Memory  Elvis Costello 2:15
18. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (Alternate Version)Homer Banks, Alan Jones 2:43
19. New Amsterdam (Alternate Version)Elvis Costello 2:29
20. Black And White World (Demo)Elvis Costello 1:49
21. Riot Act (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:48
22. 5ive Gears In Reverse (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:31
23. Love For Tender (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:05
24. Men Called Uncle (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:04
25. King Horse (Demo)Elvis Costello 2:43
26. Seven O'Clock (Demo)Elvis Costello 1:58
27. High Fidelity (Live)Elvis Costello 3:17
28. Opportunity (Live)Elvis Costello 2:33
29. The Imposter (Live)Elvis Costello 2:11
30. Don't Look Back (Live)
CBS Radio Commercial (hidden track)  
William "Smokey" Robinson, Ronnie White
N/A
3:01
1:30

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