Duty Now for the Future

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Duty Now for the Future
Studio album by Devo
Released July 1979 (1979-07)
Recorded September 1978-Early 1979
Genre Punk Rock, Post-Punk
Length 38:56
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Ken Scott
Devo chronology
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
(1978)
Duty Now for the Future
(1979)
Freedom of Choice
(1980)
Singles from Duty Now For the Future
  1. "The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprize"
    Released: 1979
  2. "Secret Agent Man"
    Released: 1979

Duty Now For the Future is a 1979 album by Devo. It was their second album.

Songs on the album[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by Gerald Casale/Mark Mothersbaugh, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Devo Corporate Anthem" (Mark Mothersbaugh) 1:16
2. "Clockout" (Gerald Casale) 2:48
3. "Timing X" (Mark Mothersbaugh) 1:13
4. "Wiggly World" (Bob Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale) 2:45
5. "Blockhead" (Bob Mothersbaugh, Mark Mothersbaugh) 3:00
6. "Strange Pursuit"   2:45
7. "S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain)" (Mark Mothersbaugh) 4:27
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Triumph of the Will"   2:19
2. "The Day My Baby Gave Me a Surprize" (Mark Mothersbaugh) 2:42
3. "Pink Pussycat" (Mark Mothersbaugh, Bob Mothersbaugh) 3:12
4. "Secret Agent Man" (P. F. Sloan, Steve Barri, arr. M. Mothersbaugh) 3:37
5. "Smart Patrol"/"Mr DNA"   6:06
6. "Red Eye"   2:50

Note: The song "Red Eye" is named "Redeye Express" on most releases by the record company Virgin.[1]

Notes[change | change source]