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The Who - Face Dances

The Who - Face Dances
Performer: The Who
Genre: Rock
Title: Face Dances
MP3 album size: 2140 mb
FLAC album size: 2399 mb
Style: Hard Rock, Classic Rock
Country: Spain
Released: 1981
Catalog number: 52316
Label: Polydor


1Don't Let Go The Coat
Written-By – Townshend
Written-By – Entwistle
3Did You Steal My Money
Written-By – Townshend
4How Can You Do It Alone
Written-By – Townshend
5The Quiet One
Written-By – Entwistle
6Another Tricky Day
Written-By – Townshend
7Cache Cache
Written-By – Townshend
8You Better You Bet
Written-By – Townshend
9Daily Records
Written-By – Townshend


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
WHOD 5037The Who Face Dances ‎(LP, Album)PolydorWHOD 5037UK1981
LP-75178The Who Face Dances ‎(LP, Album)PolydorLP-75178Ecuador1981
2302 106The Who Face Dances ‎(LP, Album, W/Lbl)Polydor2302 106Greece1981
W8 3516The Who Face Dances ‎(8-Trk, Album, Club)Warner Bros. RecordsW8 3516US1981
2302 106The Who Face Dances ‎(LP, Album, Aus)Polydor2302 106Australasia1981


  • Design [Graphics]Richard Evans
  • Design [Sleeve Concept], DesignPeter Blake
  • Engineer [Assistant]Jimmy Lee "The Burner" Patterso, Teri Reid
  • Other [Paint Box] – Clive Barker
  • Photography [Back Sleeve And Reference For Portraits] – Brian Aris Design, Gavin Cochrane
  • Photography [Rostrum Camera] – Paul Hutchings
  • Producer, Engineer"Wild" Bill Szymczyk


Recorded at Odyssey Recording Studios, London.
Portraits of The Who on the cover are drawn by 16 different artists.
Special Edition for "Círculo de Lectores".


  • Rights Society: S.G.A.E.
  • Other (Depósito Legal): M,13642-1982
  • Other (Permiso): 6421
  • Other (Written on one side): Made in Spain
  • Other (Written on back cover): 23 02 106
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): 850 2302106A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): 850 2302106B1


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor Ltd. (UK)
  • Manufactured By – COFASA
  • Distributed By – Polydor, S.A.
  • Recorded At – Odyssey Studios



Face Dances is the ninth studio album by English rock band the Who. It was released in 1981 by Warner Bros. in the United States it was the band's first release on that label and on Polydor in the United Kingdom. It was one of two Who studio albums with drummer Kenney Jones, who joined the band after Keith Moon's death three years earlier. 4 on the US Billboard 200 and No. 2 on the UK Albums Chart. Face Dances was originally released in the UK on 16 March 1981 Polydor 2302 106 WHOD 5037 and as a remastered CD in 1997 Polydor 537 695-2. It was reissued on heavyweight vinyl in 2012 Polydor 3715712. It was released simultaneously in the US by Warner Bros WB HS 3516 and as a CD WB 3516-2, later reissued by MCA MCAD 25-25987, MFSL 1-115. After the death of Keith Moon, The Who re-grouped with Kenney Jones on drums and, initially, concentrated on live work. The new look Who launched themselves in a barrage of publicity, playing their first concert at Londons Rainbow Theatre on 2 May 1979. The Who - Face Dances 1981. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Face Dances. To favorites 5 Download album. Listen album. Classic Rock. The Who. Songs in album The Who - Face Dances 1981. The Who - You Better You Bet. The Who - Don't Let Go The Coat. The Who - Cache Cache. The Who - The Quiet One. The Who - Did You Steal My Money. The Who - How Can You Do It Alone. The Who - Daily Records. The Who - You. As an album, Face Dances is neither triumph nor failure. Like every Who LP from Quadrophenia on, it makes the most sense as Episode 442 in the bands continuing story. On its own, its winsomely slight at best, bafflingly circumlocutory at worst. Like The Who by Numbers and Who Are You, Face Dances is another transitional record whose subject, once again, is transition. But where The Who by Numbers was bitter and introverted, and Who Are You lashed out furiously and publicly at fate, Face Dances is exceptionally calm about the facts of age and change accepting, in effect, the condition of fl. Roger Daltrey Vocals John Entwistle Bass Guitar & Vocals Keith Moon Drums Pete Townshend Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals. Produced by Bill Szymczyk for Pandora Productions Engineered by Bill Szymczyk and Allan Blazek Recording Assistant Engineer Teri Reed Mixing Assistant Engineer Jimmy Patterson Recorded and mixed using MCI consoles and tape machines Sleeve Concept and design by Peter Blake Blake's most famous album cover was for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It was his idea to commission portraits of The Who from the top British painters. Francis Bacon was. Listen free to The Who Face Dances You Better You Bet, Don't Let Go The Coat and more. 9 tracks 37:22. Face Dances is an unjustly neglected album in my book as I consider it stronger than the more highly regarded It's Hard that followed. Although not 'proggy' in any conventional sense, of some interest to PA visitors has to be Rabbit Bundrick's keyboards which in the absence of the usual swathes of Townshend guitar, provide much of the internal detail and flesh out the arrangements accordingly. Complete your The Who collection
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