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The Ruts - The Crack mp3
Rock / Reggae
Performer: The Ruts
Title: The Crack
Style: Dub, Punk
Year 1990
Country UK
Label Virgin
Catalog Number CDV 2132, 719 401
Genre: Rock / Reggae
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 356
MP3 size: 2896 mb
Record From: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

The Ruts - The Crack mp3


1It Was Cold
Synthesizer – Mick Glossop
2I Ain't Sofisticated2:16
3Babylon's Burning2:35
4Something That I Said3:53
5Savage Circle3:05
6Human Punk4:34
7Criminal Mind
Backing Vocals – Mannah
8Out Of Order1:50
Backing Vocals, Composed By – Mannah
10The Crack
Composed By – The RutsEngineer – Prestage
11Jah War
Piano – Segs
12Give Youth A Chance
Engineer – Mike RobinsonProducer – Bob Sargeant
13Dope For Guns2:11
14You're Just A...2:55


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
V 2132Ruts The Crack ‎(LP, Album)VirginV 2132UK1979
2933 791The Ruts The Crack ‎(LP, Album)Virgin2933 791France1979
CAROL 1818-2Ruts The Crack ‎(CD, Album, RE)Caroline Records, Inc.CAROL 1818-2US1995
2933 791The Ruts The Crack ‎(LP, Album, Red)Virgin2933 791France1979
400988, 3222 797The Ruts The Crack ‎(Cass, Album)Virgin, Virgin400988, 3222 797France1980


  • BassSegs
  • Composed ByRuffy (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B5, B7), Jennings (tracks: A1 to B7), Owen (tracks: A1 to B7), Fox (tracks: A1 to B7)
  • DrumsDave Ruffy
  • Guitar, OrganPaul Fox
  • Producer, Arranged ByMick Glossop (tracks: A1 to B5, B7), The Ruts (tracks: A1 to B5, B6, B7)
  • SaxophoneGary Barnacle
  • TrumpetLuke Tunney
  • VocalsMalcolm Owen


LP release of the 1979 album with 3 single 'B-sides' as bonus tracks (tracks B6 to B8).
'Human Punk' was recorded live at The Marquee, London, 19th July 1979.

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd. ℗ 1979 BBC Enterprises Ltd. /© 1979 Virgin Records Ltd.


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