Lindisfarne - The News

The News (1979)


  1. Call of the Wild (Alan Hull)
  2. People Say (Rod Clements)
  3. 1983 (Alan Hull)
  4. Log On Your Fire (Alan Hull)
  5. Evening (Alan Hull)
  6. Easy and Free (Alan Hull)
  7. Miracles (Alan Hull)
  8. When Friday Comes Along (Rod Clements)
  9. Dedicated Hound (Simon Cowe)
  10. This Has Got to End (Ray Jackson / Charlie Harcourt)
  11. Good to Be Here? (Alan Hull)


  • Alan Hull: Lead Vocals, Electric and Acoustic guitars, pianos
  • Simon Cowe: Electric & acoustic guitars, vocals
  • Rod Clements: Bass, fiddle, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Ray Laidlaw: Drums
  • Ray Jackson: Lead Vocals, mandolin, harmonica

Assisted by

  • Frank Ricotti - percussion, Pete Wingfield - additional keyboards
  • Nick Rowley - brass arrangements on 'Miracles'
  • Graham Preskett - string arrangements on 'Easy and Free', 'Evening' and 'Good to be here?'


Produced by Hugh Murphy and Lindisfarne

Recorded at Chipping North Studio, Oxfordshire and Regents Park Studio, London May-June 1979

Engineers - Barry Hammond and Steve Lipson