Stiff Little Fingers Hanx 1980

Hanx is a live album by Irish punk band Stiff Little Fingers and was recorded at concerts in July 1980.

Stiff Little Fingers Hanx

Stiff Little Fingers Hanx album cover

Set List

  1. Nobody’s Hero – 4:03 (originally on the album Nobody’s Heroes)
  2. Gotta Gettaway – 3:25 (Nobody’s Heroes)
  3. Wait And See – 4:20 (Nobody’s Heroes)
  4. Barbed Wire Love – 3:25 (Inflammable Material)
  5. Fly The Flag – 3:27 (Nobody’s Heroes)
  6. Alternative Ulster – 3:01 (Inflammable Material)
  7. Johnny Was – 10:09 (Inflammable Material)
  8. At The Edge – 2:38 (Nobody’s Heroes)
  9. Wasted Life – 3:29  (Inflammable Material)
  10. Tin Soldiers – 5:02 (Nobody’s Heroes)
  11. Suspect Device – 2:23 (Inflammable Material)
  12. Running Bear – 3:09 (cover of the Big Bopper song)
  13. White Christmas – 2:29 (yes really)

At this stage, Stiff Little Fingers had only released two studio albums but both were well received.

There’s plenty of energy and enthusiasm in these performances with the guitar chords crunching into your brain.

Singer Jake Burns has a rough voice and he shouts rather than sings the lyrics in true punk style.

Hanx is one of those albums that can’t help but give you more energy while you’re listening to it – unless you’re pogo-ing around the room like crazy.

Highly recommended and I’ll be writing a full review.

What Others Say About Hanx

I haven’t seen it listed in any of the best live albums ever lists.

Amazon reviewers love it.


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