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COLOURED BALLS
Heavy Metal Kid
Label: Aztec (Australia)
Catalogue No: (AVSCD018)
Format: CD (digipak)
Released: Oct 2006
Price: $ 30.00
 
Coloured Balls - Heavy Metal Kid
Also from Coloured Balls:  Ball Power
One one of the most misunderstood bands of the early 1970s. Fortunately, they left behind another great album in Heavy Metal Kid. Like Ball Power, this album retains a power and strength of purpose to this day, displaying an adventurous spirit and further reaffirmation of the band's status as a pioneering progressive / hard rock outfit.

The band managed one more single Bama Lama Baby / Be Your Lover before disbanding. This single was thought to be their last recording, until a master tape of an unreleased single ?Flying / Around and Around? was discovered. Recorded live in the studio in 1975 with engineer / producer Gil Matthews, these 2 tracks represent the final studio offering from one of Australia's greatest bands.
Tracklisting:
  1. Heavy Metal Kid
  2. Do It
  3. Just Because
  4. (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care
  5. Private Eye
  6. See What I Mean
  7. Dance to the Music
  8. Yes and No
  9. Back to You
  10. Need Your Love
  11. Sitting Bull
  12. Custer's Last Stand
  13. Metal Feathers
  14. Tin Tango
  15. Summation
  16. Dave the Rave (Single B-side)
  17. Love You Babe (Single A-side)
  18. Shake Me Babe (Single B-side)
  19. Bama Lama Baby (Single A-side)
  20. Be Your Lover (Single B-side)
  21. Flying
  22. Around & Around
Tracks 16 - 20: Bonus Tracks: Singles, 1973-1974
Tracks 21 - 22: Previously unreleased 1975 single