• 1. shut 'um down
  • 2. alien (hold on to your dreams)
  • 3. willing
  • 4. corners
  • 5. 1980
  • 6. push comes to shove
  • 7. shah mot (the shah is dead/checkmate)
  • 8. late last night

Gil Scott-Heron enters the 80's with a solid slab of conscious soul from the anti-nuclear anthem "Shut 'Um Down" to the plight of illegal immigrants crossing the Mexican border in "Alien".