Tracks from this album included the previously released single "Beautiful People", the title track (written by Reyne and Mark Hudson); "Indisposed" (Brad Robinson, James Robinson, Reyne, Bill McDonough) and "Downhearted" (Sean Higgins, Guy McDonough, Bill McDonough) (from The Flatheads).
The Boys Light Up" is the second single and title track released by Australian rock band Australian Crawl from their debut album The Boys Light Up (1980). The song was written by lead singer James Reyne. Australian Crawl's producer David Briggs was the Little River Band's guitarist, and had helped them to a recording contract with EMI. "The Boys Light Up" peaked at on the Australian Singles Chart. The song contains the neologism "dorseted", to rhyme with "corseted".
Features Song Lyrics for Australian Crawl's The Boys Light Up album. Australian Crawl - The Boys Light Up Album Lyrics. 1. The Boys Light Up Lyrics. 2. Red Guitar Lyrics.
The Boys Light Up is the debut album from Australian pub rock band Australian Crawl which was released in 1980 and contains the title track, "The Boys Light Up", "Indisposed", "Downhearted" and their previously released debut single "Beautiful People". The album reached on the Australian album charts and remained in the charts for an unbroken 101 weeks, eventually selling over 280 000 copies (five times platinum). The title track was written by James Reyne. The album was re-released in 1992 in CD format (see cover right below), and as a 2-CD set with follow-up album Sirocco in 1996 The Boys Light Up.
The Boys Light Up. This song is by Australian Crawl and appears on the album The Boys Light Up (1980) and on the album Semantics (1984). I want to tell you about my mountain homeWhere all the ladies' names are JoanWhere husband works back late at nightHopes are up for trousers down with a hostess on a business flight. Taxi in a Mercedes driveI hope that driver's coming out aliveThe garden it is Dorseted, that lady she's so corsetedShe's got fifteen ways to lead that boy astray.
Lyrics to "The Boys Light Up" song by Australian Crawl: Let me tell you about my mountain home Where all the ladies names are Joan Where husbands work ba. .Let me tell you about my mountain home Where all the ladies names are Joan Where husbands work back late at night Hopes are up for trousers down With hostess on a business flight Taxi in a Mercedes drive I hope that driver's coming out alive The garden is a dorsetted That lady - she's so corseted She's got 15 ways. to lead that boy astray He thinks he's one and only But that lovely she's so lonely She pumps him full of breakfast and she sends him on his way What a sing song dance What a performance What a cheap tent show Oh no no no no no.
|1||My Coffee's Gone Cold||3:29|
|3||Way I've Been||2:18|
|8||Walk My Way||2:44|
|9||The Boys Light Up||4:41|
|12||Hoochie Gucci Fiorucci Mama||2:30|
|EMX 102, EMX-102, EMX.102||Australian Crawl||The Boys Light Up (LP, Album)||EMI, EMI, EMI||EMX 102, EMX-102, EMX.102||Australia||1980|
|EMX 102||Australian Crawl||The Boys Light Up (LP, Album)||EMI||EMX 102||New Zealand||1980|
|EMC 170||Australian Crawl||The Boys Light Up (LP, Album)||EMI||EMC 170||New Zealand||1980|
|780198 2||Australian Crawl||The Boys Light Up (CD, Album, RE)||EMI||780198 2||Australia||Unknown|
|780198 2, 7801982||Australian Crawl||The Boys Light Up (CD, Album, RE)||EMI, EMI||780198 2, 7801982||Australia||Unknown|