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Moving Targets (Penetration album)

Moving Targets is the debut studio album by English band Penetration, released in 1978 by record label Virgin.

Moving Targets
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1978 (October 1978)
StudioMatrix Studios, London; The Manor Studios, London
GenrePunk rock
LabelVirgin V2109
ProducerMick Glossop, Mike Howlett
Penetration chronology
Moving Targets
Coming Up for Air



Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic     [1]
Trouser Pressfavourable[2]

AllMusic wrote: "Penetration's debut album stands among the very last true greats of the first wave of British punk offerings."[1] Trouser Press wrote: "Penetration's debut LP mixes expansive creations and direct punk-outs, all done with flair and originality. Unlike other LPs by young bands of this era, Moving Targets still sounds surprisingly fresh."[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Future Daze" (Neale Floyd, Pauline Murray)
  2. "Life's a Gamble" (Gary Chaplin, Pauline Murray)
  3. "Lovers of Outrage" (Gary Chaplin, Pauline Murray)
  4. "Vision" (Robert Blamire, Pauline Murray)
  5. "Silent Community" (Gary Chaplin, Pauline Murray)
  6. "Stone Heroes" (Neale Floyd, Robert Blamire, Pauline Murray)
  7. "Movement" (Robert Blamire, Pauline Murray)
  8. "Too Many Friends" (Neale Floyd, Robert Blamire, Pauline Murray)
  9. "Reunion" (Neale Floyd, Pauline Murray)
  10. "Nostalgia" (Pete Shelley)
  11. "Freemoney" (Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye)


  • Pauline Murray - vocals
  • Fred Purser - lead guitar; keyboards on "Reunion"
  • Neale Floyd - guitar
  • Robert Blamire - bass
  • Gary Smallman - drums, percussion
  • Mick Glossop - engineer
  • Robert Mason, Russell Mills - sleeve artwork
  • Paul Nugent - sleeve photography


  1. ^ a b Thompson, Dave. "Moving Targets – Penetration | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved May 12, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Robbins, Ira; Grant, Steven; Rabid, Jack. " :: Penetration". Retrieved May 12, 2016.

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