Hard Band for Dead

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Hard Band for Dead
Studio album by The Toasters
Released 1996
Genre Ska
Label Moon Ska Records
Producer Robert "Bucket" Hingley
The Toasters chronology
Dub 56
Hard Band for Dead
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Hard Band for Dead is the sixth studio album by The Toasters.

The Toasters band that plays punk rock

The Toasters are one of the original American second wave of ska bands. Founded in New York City in 1981, the band has released nine studio albums, primarily through Moon Ska Records.


Track listing

  1. "2-Tone Army" - 3:19
  2. "Talk Is Cheap" - 3:11
  3. "Friends" - 2:56
  4. "Secret Agent Man" - 2:40
  5. "Chuck Berry" - 2:38
  6. "Mouse" - 3:44
  7. "Hard Man Fe Dead" - 3:05
  8. "Don't Come Running" - 3:13
  9. "Properly" - 2:44
  10. "Maxwell Smart" - 1:58
  11. "I Wasn't Going To Call You Anyway" - 3:01
  12. "Speak Your Mind" - 3:11
  13. "Skaternity" - 2:41
  14. "Dave Goes Crazy" - 2:07


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]

AllMusic praised Hard Band for Dead for being a good example of third wave ska while honoring music that came before The Toasters. [1]


Chart (1996)Peak
US Reggae Albums (Billboard) [2] 12

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