For the military meaning, see Armed forces. For the Soviet sports society, see Armed Forces
Armed Forces (1979) was Elvis Costello's third album, his second with the Attractions, and the first to officially credit the Attractions on the cover. The album originally had the working title Emotional Fascism. It was produced by Nick Lowe at Eden Studios in West London.Initial pressings of the album in the UK & US included a promotional three-song 7" 33? rpm EP, Live at Hollywood High, recorded on June 4 1978. The live tracks, also produced by Nick Lowe, are "Accidents Will Happen," "Alison," and "Watching the Detectives," which are included on the Rykodisc reissue and on the Rhino bonus disk along with six more songs from the Hollywood High gig. The UK edition also included 4 postcards featuring pictures of the band.In 2000 Q magazine placed Armed Forces at number 45 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever.
Original LP track listing
All songs written by Elvis Costello
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