Chinatown by Thin Lizzy (Celtic Rock, 1980)


Side one…
“We Will Be Strong” – 5:11
“Chinatown” (Downey, Gorham, Lynott, White) – 4:43
“Sweetheart” (Lynott) – 3:29
“Sugar Blues” (Downey, Gorham, Lynott, White) – 4:22
“Killer on the Loose” (Lynott) – 3:55

Side two…
“Having a Good Time” (Lynott, White) – 4:38
“Genocide (The Killing of the Buffalo)” (Lynott) – 5:06
“Didn’t I” (Lynott) – 4:28
“Hey You” (Downey, Lynott) – 5:09

Remastered edition (CD2)…
A new remastered and expanded edition of Chinatown was released on 27 June 2011.
This new edition is a 2-CD set, with the original album on disc one, and bonus material on disc two.

“Don’t Play Around” (B-side)
“We Will Be Strong” (Single version)
“Sugar Blues” (City Hall, Cork, 1980)
“Whiskey in the Jar” (traditional) (City Hall, Cork, 1980)
“Are You Ready” (Gorham, Downey, Brian Robertson, Lynott) (City Hall, Cork, 1980)
“Chinatown” (City Hall, Cork, 1980)
“Got to Give It Up” (Lynott, Gorham) (RDS Hall, Dublin, 1980)
“Dear Miss Lonely Hearts” (Jimmy Bain, Lynott) (RDS Hall, Dublin, 1980)
“Killer on the Loose” (Hammersmith Odeon, 1981)
“Chinatown” (Edited version)
“Chinatown” (Soundcheck, Cork, 1980)
“Don’t Play Around” (Soundcheck, Hammersmith, 1980)
“Sweetheart” (Soundcheck, Hammersmith, 1980)
“Didn’t I” (Soundcheck, Cork, 1980)
“Hey You” (Soundcheck, Cork, 1980)

“Chinatown” / “Sugar Blues” (live) – 16 May 1980
“Killer on the Loose” / “Don’t Play Around” (Gorham, Lynott) – 9 September 1980
A double single pack was also released, with the other disc featuring “Got to Give It Up” (live) / “Chinatown” (live).
In the USA, the B-side was “Sugar Blues”.

“We Will Be Strong” / “Sweetheart” (USA only)
“Hey You” / Killer on the Loose” – 6 January 1981 (Germany only)

Phil Lynott – bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
Scott Gorham – guitars, vocals
Snowy White – guitars, vocals
Brian Downey – drums, percussion

Additional musicians…
Darren Wharton – keyboards, backing vocals
Midge Ure – keyboards, Vox organ
Tim Hinkley – electric piano
Fiachra Trench – string arrangement on “Didn’t I”

Kit Woolven – producer, engineer
Gordon Fordyce – assistant engineer
Ian Cooper – mastering