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That's Too Bad
Tubeway
Army

 

I look up and the camera eye is
Searching my room
The TV screen is calling me
But for what or whom?
Please, mister, do be careful
I'm so fragile
Maybe they'll let me down to
Speedy's place for a while

Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad

I talk a lot, a sign of fear
I thought you should know
I can see pictures of me
Well they're so-so
I'll come on to the leader
Like I'm some hero
He'll laugh and raise his dying eyes
And then tell me to go

Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad

1920 flashbacks
For an hour or more
Of crazy actors hiding
In the doorways top floor
Machines scream in anger
From a thousand dead ends
I turn my face, I crawl away
I look for a friend

Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad
Oh, well that's too bad

 

Total Number of Plays 32
Taken from the original album - The Plan
First played in concert on - Venue Unknown 1978
Most recently played on - 03rd June 2012 at Brighton, The Dome, England
 
Years Song Plays for year.
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
14 
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
12 
2013
2014
2015
  Thats Too Bad UK Singles Chart

      Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

         
         
         
         
         
         
  Beggars Banquet Records | BEG 5        
  Released 10th February 1978        
  Failed to chart        
  Spent 0 weeks in the charts        
  Sales |        
           

That's Too Bad Live Performances in 1978 - 1

 

21 February 1978 - London, The Rock Garden, England

 

Thats Too Bad Live Performances in 1993 - 14

 

23 October 1993 - Brentwood Centre, England

24 October 1993 - York Barbican Centre, England

25 October 1993 - Leicester De Montfort Hall, England

26 October 1993 - Corby Festival Hall, England

27 October 1993 - Birmingham Town Hall, England

28 October 1993 - London Marquee, England

29 October 1993 - Mansfield Leisure Centre, England

30 October 1993 - Oxford Apollo Theatre, England

31 October 1993 - Manchester Apollo Theatre, England

01 November 1993 - Bristol Colston Hall, England

02 November 1993 - Guildford Civic Hall, England

04 November 1993 - Portsmouth Guildhall, England

05 November 1993 - Cambridge Corn Exchange, England

06 November 1993 - London Labatts Apollo, England

 

 

Thats Too Bad Live Performances in 1999 - 1

 

13 November 1999 - Manchester Academy, England

 

Thats Too Bad Live Performances in 2003 - 2

 

08 February 2003 - Bristol Colston Hall, England

09 February 2003 - London, Shepherds Bush Empire, England

Thats Too Bad Live Performances in 2011 - 2

 

01 April 2011 - Manchester, 02 Academy, England

02 April 2011 - London Troxy, England

Thats Too Bad Live Performances in 2012 - 12

 

22 May 2012 - Leicester, 02 Academy, England

23 May 2012 - Glasgow 02 ABC, Scotland

24 May 2012 - Newcastle 02 Academy, England

25 May 2012 - Sheffield 02 Academy, England

26 May 2012 - Dublin, Button factory, Ireland

28 May 2012 - Bournemouth 02 Academy, England

29 May 2012 - Bristol 02 Academy, England

30 May 2012 - Cambridge, The Junction, England

31 May 2012 - Birmingham HMV Institute, England

01 June 2012 - London, The Forum, England

02 June 2012 - Cardiff Coal Exchange, Wales

03 June 2012 - Brighton, The Dome, England

 

 

Main Song Listing

 

Year - 1979

7" Single Release

Song Length - 3.20

Written by - Gary Numan

Data Last Updated
07 April 2015

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