Wednesday 11/4/2020 11:30 pm ET : Feature LP: J. Geils Band – Love Stinks (1980)

Love Stinks is the ninth studio album by American rock band The J. Geils Band. The album was released on January 28, 1980, by EMI Records.

The title song, “Love Stinks” is a rant against unrequited love. It has been covered by industrial metal band Bile, by Andru Branch in the film Love Stinks, Joan Jett in the film Mr. Wrong and Adam Sandler in the film The Wedding Singer.

1. “Just Can’t Wait” 3:24
2. “Come Back” 5:11
3. “Takin’ You Down” 4:05
4. “Night Time” 4:31
5. “No Anchovies, Please” 2:41
6. “Love Stinks” 3:44
7. “Tryin’ Not to Think About It” 6:22
8. “Desire (Please Don’t Turn Away)” 3:35
9. “Till the Walls Come Tumblin’ Down” 4:01

Peter Wolf – lead vocals
J. Geils – guitar
Magic Dick – harmonica
Seth Justman – keyboards, backing vocals
Danny Klein – bass
Stephen Bladd – drums