Sound Affects is the fifth studio album by British I Allegro Non Troppo Ma Passionato - Jascha Heifetz - The Complete Stereo Collection (Remastered) band the Jam.
The cover art is a pastiche of the artwork used on various Sound Effects records produced by the BBC during the s. It is their only album co-produced by the band, and contains the only album track co-written by the entire band, "Music for the Last Couple". The album was released on 28 November Paul Weller is known to have opined Sound Affects as the best album the Jam released throughout their career;  freely admitting the Beatles' Revolver had been a major influence upon much of the material from the album.
Frontman Paul Weller said at the time that he considered the album a cross between Off the Wall and Revolver. The album features the group's second UK number one single, " Start! Polydor pushed for "Pretty Start - The Jam - 4 Side Affects to be the first single released, but Weller insisted on "Start!
This involved consulting a few of the band's friends as to what they thought the best release would be. Given the choice, they chose "Start! The decision was vindicated when "Start! InQ magazine placed the album at No. Sound Affects spent 19 weeks on the UK album charts, rising to No. The rerelease also charted in the UK, reaching No. All tracks are written by Paul Weller except where noted.
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