Friendly as a Hand Grenade

Friendly as a Hand Grenade is the second album by Tackhead, released in 1989 through TVT Records.

Friendly as a Hand Grenade
Tackhead - Friendly as a Hand Grenade.jpg
Studio album by
Released1989
RecordedUnique Recording, NYC and Matrix and Southern Studios, London
GenreFunk, industrial
Length36:12
LabelTVT, World
ProducerTackhead
Tackhead chronology
Tackhead Tape Time
(1987)
Friendly as a Hand Grenade
(1989)
Strange Things
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Bernard Fowler, Keith LeBlanc, Skip McDonald, Adrian Sherwood and Doug Wimbish, except "Ska Trek" by Prince Buster.

No.TitleLength
1."Ska Trek"0:48
2."Tell Me the Hurt"5:16
3."Mind and Movement"5:23
4."Stealing"6:32
5."Airborne Ranger"5:01
6."Body to Burn"1:04
7."Demolition House"4:08
8."Free South Africa"1:56
9."Ticking Time Bomb"4:23
10."Ska Trek"1:34

PersonnelEdit

Tackhead
Additional musicians and production

ChartsEdit

Charts (1989) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[2] 3

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1989 World CD, LP WR013
United States 1989 TVT CD, LP TVT 4060
Japan 1989 Alfa Records, Inc CD ALCA-553

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Friendly as a Hand Grenade". Allmusic. Retrieved December 4, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Archived from the original on October 6, 2008. Retrieved September 30, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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