A Victory for Common Sense

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A Victory For Common Sense
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 2009
Length49:49
Label Helium Records
Producer Chris Hughes
Stackridge studio album chronology
The Original Mr. Mick
(2001)
A Victory For Common Sense
(2009)

A Victory For Common Sense is the eighth and final studio album by the British rock group Stackridge. It was released in the UK by Helium Records in 2009.

Contents

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Andy Gill of The Independent said, "The reformed group's new album finds their strengths and weaknesses in full supply, notably their air of whimsical Englishness. Several tracks reflect a wistful sense of lost heritage comparable to The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society ." He noted that the album had more of a 1980s sounds to it, but that the latter half of the album featured "the kind of unfocused meanderings that rendered prog-rock old". [2]

Track listing

  1. "Boots And Shoes" (Andy Davis, James Warren) – 4:06
  2. "The Old Country" (Davis, Warren, Mutter Slater, Crun Walter) – 3:17
  3. "(Waiting For You And) England To Return" (Warren, Davis, Glenn Tommey, Slater) – 4:05
  4. "Red Squirrel" (Davis) – 5:44
  5. "North St Grande" (Slater, Davis) – 3:45
  6. "Long Dark River" (Walter) – 7:15
  7. "Lost And Found" (Davis, Warren, Tommey) – 4:39
  8. "Cheese And Ham" (Davis, Warren, Tommey, Slater) – 5:55
  9. "The Day The World Stopped Turning" (Davis, Warren, Tommey) – 11:05

Personnel

Band
Additional personnel
Production

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References

  1. Paphides, Pete (11 July 2009). "Stackridge: A Victory for Common Sense" . The Times . Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  2. Gill, Andy (10 July 2009). "Album: Stackridge, A Victory for Common Sense (Helium)". The Independent . Retrieved 24 April 2019.