Reason Why?

Reason Why? is Angelic Upstarts's fifth album, released in 1983.[1]

Reason Why?
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Studio album by
GenrePunk rock, Oi!
LabelAnagram Records
ProducerMond (Ray Cowie)
Angelic Upstarts chronology
Still from the Heart
Reason Why?
Last Tango in Moscow

Track listing[1]Edit

All songs written by Thomas Mensforth and Ray Cowie, except where noted.

Side A

  1. "Woman in Disguise"
  2. "Never Give Up" (Mensforth, Cowie, Paul Thompson)
  3. "Waiting, Hating"
  4. "Reason Why" (Mensforth, Cowie, Paul Thompson)
  5. "Nobody Was Saved"
  6. "Geordies Wife" (Mensforth)
  7. "Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"

Side B

  1. "42nd Street" (Mensforth, Tony Morrison)
  2. "The Burglar" (Mensforth, Brian Hayes)
  3. "Solidarity"
  4. "As The Passion" (Mensforth, Brian Hayes)
  5. "A Young Punk" (Mensforth, Brian Hayes)
  6. "Where We Started"


  • Mensi - vocals
  • Mond - guitar, vocals
  • Brian Hayes - guitar
  • Tony Feedback - bass
  • Paul Thompson - guest drummer
  • Peter Lambert - drums on "The Burglar" and "Where We Started"
  • Robbie Garrette - keyboards
  • Simon Lloyd - saxophone
  • Kenny Mountain, Terry Sharpe, Terry Wilson-Slesser - backing vocals


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