The Official Secrets Act (album)

The Official Secrets Act (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = The Official Secrets Act
Type = Album
Artist = M


Released = 1980
Recorded =
Genre = New Wave
Length = 40:02
Label = MCA
Producer = Robin Scott
Reviews =
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:1sq6g4httv5z~T1 link]
Last album = "New York • London • Paris • Munich"
(1979)
This album = "The Official Secrets Act"
(1980)
Next album = "Famous Last Words (M album)"
(1981)

The Official Secrets Act is M's second album, released in 1980 on MCA Records.. The track "Official Secrets" was released as a single and charted in the UK at No. 64 in November 1980. The follow up single was "Keep It To Yourself".

Track listing

LP: MCF 3085

ide one

# "Transmission (the world is at your fingertips)" – 4:30
# "Join the Party" – 3:39
# "Working for the Corporation" – 3:35
# "Your Country Needs You" – 3:20
# "M'aider" – 5:26

ide two

# "Relax" – 3:42
# "Maniac" – 3:22
# "Keep it to Yourself" – 3:34
# "Abracadabra" – 2:51
# "Official Secrets" – 6:03

1997 Westside CD Reissue: WESM 502

# "Transmission" – 4:30
# "Join the Party" – 3:39
# "Working for the Corporation" – 3:35
# "Your Country Needs You" – 3:20
# "Mayday" – 5:26
# "Relax" – 3:42
# "Maniac" – 3:22
# "Keep it to Yourself" – 3:34
# "Abracadabra" – 2:51 (1)
# "Official Secrets" – 6:03
# "Abracadabra (Sunset–Sunrise Mix) – 2:51
# "Danube" – 3:33 (1)
# "The Wedding Dance" – 3:37 (1)
# "Mambo La" – 2:29 (2)
# "Don't Believe What the Papers Say" – 1:12
# "The Bride of Fortune" – 4:20 (3)

All tracks written by Robin Scott except,
(1) "Abracadabra", "Danube" & "The Wedding Dance" written by Scott/Novik
(2) "Mambo La" written by Unknown
(3) "The Bride of Fortune" written by Scott/Westwood


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