Thrill Me Up

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Thrill Me Up
Studio album by The Toasters
Released 1988
CD: January 1, 1996
Genre Ska
Label Skaloid (original)
Moon Ska Records (1996 re-release)
The Toasters chronology
Thrill Me Up
This Gun for Hire
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Track listing

  1. Go Girl 3:26
  2. Don't Blame Me 3:31
  3. Haitian Frustration 3:46
  4. Decision at Midnight 3:39
  5. Frankenska 2:50
  6. Thrill Me Up 3:03
  7. Ska Killers 3:08
  8. Johnny Go Ska 3:02
  9. Keep on Going 3:21
  10. Rhapsody in Bluebeat 1:57
  11. Haitian Frustration 3:49
  12. Brixton Beat 3:23
  13. The Beat 4:16
  14. No Respect 3:26

Tracks 11-14 were not included on the original 1988 release

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