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City Boy - Book Early

  • Performer: City Boy
  • Title: Book Early
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album
  • Released: 1978
  • Style: Art Rock, Pop Rock
  • Label: Vertigo
  • Cat#: 6360 163
  • MP3 album: 1021 mb
  • FLAC album: 1293 mb
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Votes: 192
City Boy - Book Early


Lyrics By – Lol MasonMusic By – Broughton
2Moving In Circles
Music By, Lyrics By – Broughton
Lyrics By – Lol MasonMusic By – Mike Slamer, Broughton
4Goodbye Laurelie
Music By, Lyrics By – Lol Mason, Max Thomas
5Raise Your Glass (To Foolish Me)
Music By, Lyrics By – Broughton
Double Bass – Roy BabbingtonGuitar [Country Guitar] – 'Doc' Merle Anger And His City PickersLyrics By – Lol MasonMusic By – Broughton
7What A Night
Written-By – Broughton
8Summer In The School Yard
Bass – Mike SlamerLyrics By – Lol MasonMusic By – Mike Slamer, Broughton
9Do What You Do, Do Well
Lyrics By – Lol Mason, Roy Ward Music By – Mike Slamer, Roy Ward
10The World Loves A Dancer
Music By, Lyrics By – Lol Mason, Max Thomas
11Dangerous Ground
Music By, Lyrics By – Lol Mason, Max Thomas


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
9102 026City Boy Book Early ‎(LP, Album)Vertigo9102 026UK1978
6360 163City Boy Book Early ‎(LP, Album, M/Print)Vertigo6360 163Netherlands1978
L 36719City Boy Book Early ‎(LP, Album)MushroomL 36719Australia1978
SRM-1-3737City Boy Book Early ‎(LP, Album)MercurySRM-1-3737US1978
BU(L)546City Boy Book Early ‎(LP, Album)Bullet BU(L)546South Africa1978


  • Acoustic GuitarRobert John Lange
  • Arranged ByCity Boy, Robert John Lange
  • Arranged By, Conductor [Orchestra]Lou Clark
  • Bass GuitarChris Dunn (The Duck)
  • Concept By [Album]Fred Pontin
  • Design [Logo]Hothouse
  • Design, Art DirectionSchmidt, Walden, Bailey
  • Drums, Percussion, Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsRoy Ward
  • Electric GuitarMike Slamer (The Duke)
  • Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic], SynthesizerMax Thomas
  • Engineer [Rockfield Studios]Robert John Lange, Ted Sharp
  • Engineer [Trident Studios]Neil Ross
  • Engineer [Wessex Studios]Gary Edwards
  • Keyboards [Additional]Greg Mathieson
  • Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsLol Mason
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Acoustic GuitarStephen Broughton
  • Mastered ByBernie Grundman
  • Mixed ByGary Ladinsky
  • Mixed By [Assistant]Mike Beiriger
  • Photography By [Cover]Richard Haughton
  • ProducerRobert John Lange


℗ 1978 Phonogram Ltd.

marketed by phonogram [logo]

Issued with printed inner sleeve including credits & lyrics.

The lyrics of track A6 are missing on the inner sleeve.


  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 6360 163.1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 6360 163.2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): AA 6360 163 1Y 2 ℗ 1978 670 03 11 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): AA 6360 163 2Y 1 ℗ 1978 670 11 1 03
  • Rights Society: STEMRA


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd.
  • Published By – Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Phonogram
  • Recorded At – Rockfield Studios
  • Recorded At – Trident Studios
  • Recorded At – Wessex Sound Studios
  • Mixed At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
  • Mastered At – A&M Mastering Studios
  • Lacquer Cut At – Phonodisc B.V.


City Boy is the debut album from the English rock band City Boy. Lol Mason - lead vocals, percussion. Mike Slamer - lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals. Steve Broughton - rhythm and 12-string guitars, lead vocals, mandolin, percussion. Max Thomas - keyboards, backing vocals, 12-string guitar. Chris Dunn - bass, backing vocals, acoustic guitar. Roger Kent - drums, percussion. Mick Glossop - Engineer. Robert John Mutt Lange - Producer. Album 1977 11 Songs. Book Early. City Boy. Released 1978. Book Early Tracklist. 5-7-0-5 Early. City Boy - Book Early 1978. To favorites 3 Download album. Listen album. Classic Rock. Songs in album City Boy - Book Early 1978. City Boy - . City Boy - Summer In The School. City Boy - Goodbye Laurelie. City Boy - Raise Your Glass To Foolish Me. City Boy - Cigarettes. City Boy - What A Night. City Boy - Do What You Do, Do Well. City Boy - The World Loves A Dancer. Book Early, 2011. Summer In the School Yard, 03:54. Raise Your Glass To Foolish Me, 02:59. Cigarettes, 05:31. What a Night, 03:02. Do What You Do, Do Well, 03:27. Book Early starts with , a QueenELO hybrid, and the rest of the album follows suit pretty closely - but this time City Boy adds more pop elements to their sound and drops the soft rock feel that was prevalent on much of Young Men Gone West. The result is quite enjoyable, especially on tracks like Raise Your Glass To Foolish Me, Cigarettes and Dangerous Ground. Book Early is City Boy's most energetic, if not their best. Track Listing. Listen free to City Boy Book Early . Summer In the School Yard and more. 11 tracks 40:13. A new version of is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Play album. Get album. Book Early is a music album by City Boy released in 1978. Book Early is ranked 53,038th in the overall chart, 5,340th in the 1970s, and 532nd in the year 1978. City Boy: Book Early CD re-issue, 2008 Condition: Very Good. Time left: 6h 3m 5s Ships to: Worldwide. English rock group City Boy release this Book Early album in 1978 and helping it to reach the dizzy heights of the bottom end of the album charts is , their catchy single 5-7-0-5 which climbed to UK 8 and US 27. obviously the band toured the US and found interest but it was nt lasting. City Boy is a very underrated band and Book Early is their most commercial album. The vinyl LP, although used, was in very good condition. Read more


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