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Lightning to the Nations

Diamond Head

Release date:
October 3rd, 1980
Catalog ID:
Version desc.:
Limited edition
Happy Face Records
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
2000 copies
13 reviews (avg. 89%)
Side A
1. Lightning to the Nations 04:14   Show lyrics
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2. The Prince 06:13   Show lyrics
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3. Sucking My Love 09:32   Show lyrics
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Side B
4. Am I Evil? 07:44   Show lyrics
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5. Sweet and Innocent 03:13   Show lyrics
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6. It's Electric 03:37   Show lyrics
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7. Helpless 06:48   Show lyrics
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Band members
Sean Harris Vocals
Brian Tatler Guitars
Colin Kimberley Bass
Duncan Scott Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Paul Robbins Engineering
Reg Fellows Producer
Paul Robbins Engineering
Reg Fellows Producer
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Limited to 1000 copies, the album came in a plain white sleeve with no track listing and no title, therefore known as "The White Album". A further 1000 copies were pressed, again in a plain white sleeve, but this time with a label on the vinyl with the Happy Face logo and a "DH" logo. Each copy was signed by one member of the band, each member signs 250 copies.

Sold at gigs and via an ad in Sounds magazine, for £3.50.

Recording information:

Recorded at the Old Smithy Recording Studio.


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