'Cos Life Hurts

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'Cos Life Hurts
'Cos Life Hurts by Uncanny X men.jpg
Studio album by Uncanny X-Men
Released June 1985
Studio Trafalgar Studios, Platinum Studios, Production Workshop
Genre Pop rock, synthpop, pop
Label Mushroom Records
  • Red Sims
  • Chuck Hargreaves
  • Alan Mansfield
Uncanny X-Men chronology
Beach Party
'Cos Life Hurts
What You Give Is What You Get
Singles from 'Cos Life Hurts
  1. "The Party"
    Released: February 1985
  2. "50 Years"
    Released: May 1985
  3. "Still Waiting"
    Released: August 1985

'Cos Life Hurts is the debut studio album by Australian pop-rock group Uncanny X-Men. 'Cos Life Hurts was released in June 1985 and sold over 100,000 copies in Australia. The album peaked at No. 3 in Australia and was certified platinum.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Still Waiting" Chuck Hargreaves 3:54
2. "Work" Brian Mannix 3:13
3. "Boy (She Said)" Mannix, Steve Harrison 3:10
4. "Yoko" Mannix 3:30
5. "My Girl" Hargreaves, Ron Thiessen 4:59
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Say That" Hargreaves, Thiessen 3:41
2. "Used to Know" Mannix, Thiessen 3:33
3. "The Party" Mannix 3:05
4. "50 Years" Mannix, Thiessen 4:06
5. "Best Looking Guy" Mannix 2:47


Chart (1985) Peak
Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart[2] 3


  1. ^ "Albums & Singles". Uncanny X Men. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  2. ^ David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"