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• 5CD CLAMSHELL BOXED SET FEATURING THE CLASSIC ROGER CHAPMAN ALBUMS ‘HYENAS ONLY LAUGH FOR FUN’, ‘HE WAS…SHE WAS…YOU WAS…WE WAS’, ‘MANGO CRAZY’ AND ‘THE SHADOW KNOWS’.

• WITH AN ADDITIONAL EIGHT BONUS TRACKS DRAWN FROM LIVE RECORDINGS AND SINGLES.

• ALL NEWLY REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES.

• INCLUDING AN ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET WITH NEW ESSAY.

Roger Chapman first came to public attention as the vocalist with the legendary British band Family who recorded a series of acclaimed albums between 1968 and 1973. With Family, Chapman gained a reputation as a fine and unique vocalist. This reputation was enhanced further through a series of albums and live performances with the band Streetwalkers which Chapman formed with ex-Family guitarist John “Charlie” Whitney in 1974.

Upon the demise of Streetwalkers, Roger embarked on a solo career which continues to this day. His first solo album, ‘Chappo’, was released in 1979 and gained critical acclaim in the UK and brought Roger considerable commercial success in Germany, where he would continue to enjoy popularity over the ensuing decades. By 1981 he had become a major artist in his own right, thanks to his energetic albums and live performances with his band The Shortlist. Between 1981 and 1985 he released the live double album ‘He Was…She Was…You Was…We Was’ (1982) and three excellent studio works, ‘Hyenas Only Laugh For Fun’ (1981), ‘Mango Crazy’ (1983) and ‘The Shadow Knows’ (1984). He had also gained attention thanks to his collaboration with Mike Oldfield on the track “Shadow On The Wall’ which was a worldwide hit single.

This 5CD clamshell boxed set has been newly remastered from the master tapes and gathers these albums along with a further eight bonus tracks drawn from the EP ‘Live In Berlin’ (1985) and singles. The set also includes an illustrated booklet with new essay and exclusive interview.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
HYENAS ONLY LAUGH FOR FUN
(RE-MASTERED EDITION)
1 Prisoner
2 Hyenas Only Laugh For Fun
3 Killing Time
4 Wants Nothing Chained
5 The Long Goodbye
6 Blood And Sand
7 Common Touch
8 Goodbye Reprise
9 Hearts On The Floor
10 Step Up – Take A Bow
11 Jukebox Mama

DISC TWO
“HE WAS…SHE WAS…YOU WAS…WE WAS”
1. Higher Ground
2. Ducking Down
3. Making the Same Mistake
4. Blood and Sand
5. King Bee
That Same Thing
Face of Stone
6. Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun
7. Night Down No. 2 (A La Z. Z.)

DISC THREE
“HE WAS…SHE WAS…YOU WAS…WE WAS”

1. Prisoner
2. Slow Down
Common Touch
3. Juke Box Mama No. 3
4. He Was, She Was
5. Stone Free / Bitches Brew
6. Unknown Soldier (reprise)

Bonus track:
7. I Just Wanna Make Love to You

DISC FOUR
MANGO CRAZY (REMASTERED EDITION)
1 Mango Crazy
2 Toys: Do You?
3 I Read Your File
4 Los Dos Bailadores
5 Bluesbreaker
6 Turn it Up Loud
7 Let Me Down
8 Hunt the Man
9 Rivers Run Dry
10 I Really Can’t Go Straight
11 Room Service
12 Hegoshegoyougoamigo
Bonus track
13 Shot in the Dark

DISC FIVE
THE SHADOW KNOWS
1 Busted Loose
2 Leader of Men
3 Ready to Roll
4 I Think of You Now
5 Sitting Up Pretty
6 How How How
7 Only Love is in the Red
8 Sweet Vanilla
9 I’m a Good Boy Now Bonus tracks
10 Hold That Tide Back
11 How How How (Single Edit)
12 Shadow on the Wall (live in Berlin)
13 Let Me Down (live in Berlin)
14 How How How (live in Berlin)
15 Mango Crazy (live in Berlin)

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Genre

DISC ONE
HYENAS ONLY LAUGH FOR FUN
(RE-MASTERED EDITION)
1 Prisoner
2 Hyenas Only Laugh For Fun
3 Killing Time
4 Wants Nothing Chained
5 The Long Goodbye
6 Blood And Sand
7 Common Touch
8 Goodbye Reprise
9 Hearts On The Floor
10 Step Up – Take A Bow
11 Jukebox Mama

DISC TWO
“HE WAS…SHE WAS…YOU WAS…WE WAS”
1. Higher Ground
2. Ducking Down
3. Making the Same Mistake
4. Blood and Sand
5. King Bee
That Same Thing
Face of Stone
6. Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun
7. Night Down No. 2 (A La Z. Z.)


DISC THREE
“HE WAS…SHE WAS…YOU WAS…WE WAS”

1. Prisoner
2. Slow Down
Common Touch
3. Juke Box Mama No. 3
4. He Was, She Was
5. Stone Free / Bitches Brew
6. Unknown Soldier (reprise)

Bonus track:
7. I Just Wanna Make Love to You

DISC FOUR
MANGO CRAZY (REMASTERED EDITION)
1 Mango Crazy
2 Toys: Do You?
3 I Read Your File
4 Los Dos Bailadores
5 Bluesbreaker
6 Turn it Up Loud
7 Let Me Down
8 Hunt the Man
9 Rivers Run Dry
10 I Really Can’t Go Straight
11 Room Service
12 Hegoshegoyougoamigo
Bonus track
13 Shot in the Dark


DISC FIVE
THE SHADOW KNOWS
1 Busted Loose
2 Leader of Men
3 Ready to Roll
4 I Think of You Now
5 Sitting Up Pretty
6 How How How
7 Only Love is in the Red
8 Sweet Vanilla
9 I’m a Good Boy Now Bonus tracks
10 Hold That Tide Back
11 How How How (Single Edit)
12 Shadow on the Wall (live in Berlin)
13 Let Me Down (live in Berlin)
14 How How How (live in Berlin)
15 Mango Crazy (live in Berlin)

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