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National Pastime - Built To Break flac album Performer: National Pastime
Title: Built To Break
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
Released: 1985
Country: Japan
MP3 album: 1385 mb
FLAC album: 1826 mb
Rating: 4.9
Other formats: TTA RA VOX MP1 AA ASF MPC
Genre: Electronic / Rock

Upon release, the album only managed to reach number 152 on the Billboard Top LPs chart and failed to break into the UK Albums Chart altogether. A single taken from the album, "America's Great National Pastime", was released on November 29, 1971, but failed to chart in the United States or in the United Kingdom. Farther Along has the dubious honor of tying with Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde as the Byrds' album to have spent the least amount of time on the Billboard album chart

Mr. Matt Good (From First To Last, . S) sent me this little snippet last night from the new A Fall To Break record. He is doing fine work and the record is inches away from being done. Enjoy this little teaser my friends. April 18th is the due date. Tucson Az get your tickets for the show! 10. 5.

Featuring Megan Hilty. The National Pastime (SMASH Cast Version) Lyrics.

POPM 25. National Pastime. Pictures On Your Wall ‎(12", Maxi). Pop Eye. POPM 25. Scandinavia. Pictures On Your Wall, Close Your Eyes And See ‎(7", Promo).

It is even responsible for that oldest of sports jokes: "What are the last two words of the national anthem? Play ball!" But then, baseball itself was at least somewhat responsible for helping Francis Scott Key's stirring song to officially be ordained as our anthem in 1931. Indeed, "The Star-Spangled Banner" had been played at baseball games as early as 1862. But what really gave it prominence was when it was performed during the first world war, at the opener of the 1918 World Series, Red Sox vs. Cubs.

The term "national pastime" was first given to baseball in the 1850s, according to John Thorn, the author of "Total Baseball," to connect baseball to the public's health and well-being. There were propagandists for baseball becoming the American equivalent of cricket, to provide for rugged constitutions and ruddy cheeks," Thorn said. But perhaps the national pastime argument is best left to the sports leagues to debate. I don't think the fans give a hoot," says David Neft, the author of encyclopedias on pro football and baseball. Because, in the end, the only comparative metric fans really care about - whether they're at the Super Bowl, the World Series, or a water polo match - will be what's on the scoreboard.


A1 It's All A Game 3:58
A2 Camouflage 2:28
A3 Shades Of Evening 3:54
A4 Close Your Eyes And See 4:33
A5 Lunacy
B1 No Goodbyes 4:26
B2 Modern Man 4:09
B3 Idle Threats 5:13
B4 Built To Break 6:50

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Spellbound Records
  • Manufactured By – Victor Musical Industries, Inc.


  • Bass, Vocals – Oliver Sheen
  • Drums – Mark Knott
  • Guitar – Steve Broomhead
  • Keyboards, Vocals – Rupert Sheen
  • Producer – Alice Spring, Michael Howard , Nigel Wright
  • Vocals – Andy Daly
  • Written-By – Andy Daly , Rupert Sheen


"Lunacy" does not exists on the Holland press.Produced by Michael Howard and Christopher Heaton

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VDP-1006 National Pastime Built To Break ‎(CD, Album) Victor VDP-1006 Japan 1985
ST 33 825 825-1 National Pastime Built To Break ‎(LP, Album) Polydor ST 33 825 825-1 Australasia 1985
VIL-6153 National Pastime Built To Break ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Victor VIL-6153 Japan 1985
POPLP 1004 National Pastime Built To Break ‎(LP, Album) Pop Eye POPLP 1004 Scandinavia 1986
656.082 National Pastime Built To Break ‎(LP, Album) CNR 656.082 Netherlands 1986