Personnel: Trevor Steel (vocals, guitar); John Holliday (guitar, harmonica, background vocals); Dave Plews, Brian Brummit, Benny Parks, Jim Patterson (horns); Steve Pigott, Jon Carin, Alan Clark (keyboards); Milan Zekavica (drums, percussion); Andy Duncan, Steve Scales (percussion); Johnnie Christo, Plum, Tessa Niles (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: John Luongo.
Recording information: AIR Recording Studios, London, England; Maison Rouge Studios, London, England; Westside Studios, London, England.
Photographer: Nels Israelson.
Escape Club's debut album is also its most notable. It contains not only the full-length version of the title track (the band's only real hit), but also a group of songs which were unfairly overlooked and forgotten. Tunes like "Walking Through Walls," "Who Do You Love?," "Goodbye Joey Rae," and "Working for the Fatman" are catchy, solid pop songs. While these songs may not be as exciting or topical as the title track, they don't deserve to be dismissed as filler either. In retrospect, Escape Club's music had a bit more substance than a lot of late-'80s pop, and the band deserved a better fate than to be cast off as one-hit wonders. The members wrote their own material, and one can tell it came from their souls. Here, that music is presented at its best. ~ Steven Jacobetz