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Do It Yourself

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Download links and information about Do It Yourself by Ian Dury. This album was released in 1979 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, New Wave, Punk, Disco, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 40:46 minutes.

Artist: Ian Dury
Release date: 1979
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, New Wave, Punk, Disco, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 40:46
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Inbetweenies (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 5:18
2. Quiet (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 3:32
3. Don’t Ask Me (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 3:17
4. Sink My Boats (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 4:12
5. Waiting for Your Taxi (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 2:52
6. This Is What We Find (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 4:10
7. Uneasy Sunny Day Hotsy Totsy (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 2:10
8. Mischief (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 3:33
9. Dance of the Screamers (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 6:39
10. Lullaby for Franci/es (featuring Ian Dury And The Blockheads) 5:03

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Ian Dury's music always bordered on the functional, since it was used as a backdrop for his wry vignettes and stories, but on his second album, Do It Yourself, that aspect came to the fore. Largely abandoning the punk inflections that were scattered throughout New Boots and Panties!, Do It Yourself is a record of midtempo pub rock disco — competently played, but rarely engaging. Dury's stories are all wonderful, filled with humor and penetrating detail, but only a handful of tracks, such as the terrific "Inbetweenies," are married to actual hooks, and by the end of the record, the steady disco throb has become a little numbing. Even with these faults, Do It Yourself remains one of Dury's very best records, since his lyrical facility throughout the album is simply amazing.