Sharp (16 Sharp New Rock Acts)

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16 Sharp New Rock Acts
Sharp (16 Sharp New Rock Acts) album cover.jpg
compilation by
various artists

1979 compilation includes "Watching The Detectives" performed by Elvis Costello, "American Squirm" performed by Nick Lowe with Elvis on backing vocals, and Dave Edmunds' recording of "Girls Talk."


Side One
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Girls Talk  Dave Edmunds 3:27
2. Faster And Louder  The Dictators 2:47
3. Watching The Detectives (live)Elvis Costello 3:35
4. She Is Beyond Good And Evil  The Pop Group 3:20
5. The Kid With The Replacable Head  Richard Hell And The Voidoids 2:17
6. I Wanna Be Sedated  Ramones 2:29
7. Jimmy, Jimmy  The Undertones 2:41
8. American Squirm  Nick Lowe 2:29
Side Two
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. My Best Friend's Girl  The Cars 3:44
2. Yachting Types  Yachts 2:50
3. Robber  Bram Tchaikovsky 3:06
4. Not Sensitive  The Spiderz 3:05
5. I'm An Upstart  Angelic Upstarts 2:18
6. Cold Wars  Rezillos 3:09
7. Stop Your Sobbing  The Pretenders 2:34
8. Ain't That Nothing  Television 4:52

Release information

Release date Media Catalog number Comments
1979-__-__ LP WEA-58.080 Netherlands


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