Band: The Adverts
Album: Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts
Release Date: October 1981
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Label: Bright Records
Release Country: United Kingdom
Record Type: 12 Tracks Vinyl Album LP Reissue
The Adverts were an English punk band who formed in 1976 and broke up in late 1979. They were one of the first punk bands to enjoy chart success in the UK; their 1977 single "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" reached No. 18 in the UK Singles Chart. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 70s Music described bassist Gaye Advert as the "first female punk star".
|A1||One Chord Wonders|
|A4||On The Roof|
|B1||No Time To Be 21|
|B2||Safety In Numbers|
|B5||Great British Mistake|
|B6||Gary Gilmore's Eyes|
1981 reissue on black vinyl with the additional track "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" not included in the 1978 original release. A red vinyl edition of this reissue exists as well.
- On cover's spine: BUTT/BRIGHT ALSO 002/(BRL 201). Both catalogue numbers also appear on back cover and on labels.
- Red 'Bright Records' labels on disc.
- White round sticker on the front cover reads: "Includes Gary Gilmore's Eye hit single".
- Comes with printed inner sleeve with Butt Records catalogue.
Licensed by BUTT for the United Kingdom.
Manufactured in England.
All tracks published by Adverse Noise / Bright Music Ltd. except A1 published by Street Music Co.
℗ 1981 Butt