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The Cross' last studio album. Only released in Germany on LP, CD and cassette. The cassette sleeve was different with a different rock or the same rock taken from a different angle. The LP issue had a printed innersleeve containing lyrics and photos.
Promo copies were released in Italy (LP) and Japan (CD).

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the German LP issue



above: the sleeve of the German cassette issue

  

above: the front and back sleeves of the German CD issue

Album info
  Side One:
  1. Bad Attitude (Noone/Moss/Edney/Macrae/Taylor) 4:45
  2. New Dark Ages (Taylor) 4:58
  3. Dirty Mind (Edney) 3:30
  4. Baby Itís Alright (Edney) 4:06 * **
  5. Ainít Put Nothin' Down (Moss) 4:30
  Side Two:
  6. The Also Rans (Taylor) 5:27 **
  7. Millionaire (Moss/Edney/Noone/Macrae) 3:43
  8. Put It All Down To Love (Edney) 3:34
  9. Hand Of Fools (Out Of Control) (Noone/Edney) 4:31
10. Life Changes (Moss/Noone/Edney/Macrae) 5:56 *

Liner notes
Produced by Mark Wallis

Publishers: Track 1 Nightjar Productions Ltd./10 Music Ltd./EMI Music
Tracks 2,6 Nightjar Productions Ltd./10 Music Ltd.  Tracks 3-5 and 7-10 EMI Music
Lyrics reproduced by kind permission.

Roger Taylor - lead vocals
Clayton Moss - guitars
Peter Noone - bass
Spike Edney - keyboards
Josh Macrae - drums

Management: Jim Beach and Gerry Stickells

Produced and engineered by Mark Wallis
Assistant engineers Chris Lawson (the floater) and Simon van Zwanenberg
Band co-ordinator: Martin Groves
Recorded at Real World studios
Mixed at Roundhouse studios
Mastered at Townhouse studios by Barry Woodward
Cut by Kevin Metcalfe

Additional musicians:
Geoffrey Richardson - violin / viola *
Helen Liebman - cello *
Candy and Clare Yates - backing vocals **

Design by Richard Gray
Cover photography by Mike Jackson
Photography montage by Graham Temple

Thanks to:
Julie Glover, Jacky Gunn, Sally Temple, Sylvia Stickells, Martin (the chuckler) Groves, Peter Ender, Paul Montague, Kaz Utsinomiya, Simon Gardner and all at Zildjian Music, Jamie Crompton and all at Gibson UK, Dave Green and Roland UK, Mike Hill at Marshall Amplification, Mark Smith at Vox (Rose Morris).
Peter Gabriel, Dave T. 'Mensa tits', and all at Real World. Gerry Bron and all at the Roundhouse.
Special thanks to all at Electrola

The Cross: 46 Pembridge Road, London W11 3HN, England

Single releases
New Dark Ages
Life Changes

Other notes
Thanks to Pim Derks for the German cassette sleeve.

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