In January 1987.

On January 1987, “Glass” label released “Up for a Bit with The Pastels”, the debut  Pastels album. It was recorded September 1986, at “W.S.R.S.” in Leamington Spa, and was produced by John A. Rivers.


  • Stephen McRobbie (Stephen Pastel) – vocals, guitar
  • Brian Taylor (Brian Superstar) – guitar
  • John A. Rivers – keyboards
  • Martin Hayward – vocals, bass
  • Bernice Simpson – drums
  • Annabel Wright – vocals, percussion, keyboards, artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen McRobbie, except where noted.

  1. Ride
  2. Up for a Bit – Martin Hayward, Bernice Simpson
  3. Crawl Babies – Martin Hayward, Bernice Simpson
  4. Address Book – Stephen McRobbie, Brian Taylor
  5. I’m Alright with You
  6. Hitchin’ a (Ride)
  7. Get ‘Round Town – Stephen McRobbie, Brian Taylor
  8. Automatically Yours
  9. Baby Honey – Stephen McRobbie, Brian Taylor
  10. If I Could Tell You – Martin Hayward, Bernice Simpson

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