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HOWARD JONES

- UK DISCOGRAPHY 1982-1989 -


1982 demo cassette Howard Jones?

  1. Human's Lib (Demo Version)
  2. Love? (Demo Version of "What Is Love?"]
  3. Risk (Unreleased Demo)
  1. Always Asking Questions (Demo Version)
  2. What Can I Say (Unreleased Demo)
17 Sep 1983 7"/12" New Song
    New Song 4.05 / Change the Man 4.27 (7" 19 Aug 1983: WEA, HOW 1)

    New Song (Extended) 5.27 // Change the Man 4.27 / Conditioning 4.06 [1983 Version] (12" 26 Aug 1983: HOW 1T)

Side A produced June 1983 by Colin Thurston, B-sides produced in July 1983 by Howard Jones. A video for New Song was shot on 4 August.

19 or 26 Nov 1983 7"/12"/limited live 7" What Is Love?

    What Is Love? 3.37 [3.40?] / It Just Doesn't Matter 3.36 (7": HOW 2)

    What Is Love? (Extended Version) 6.33//
    It Just Doesn't Matter 3.36 / Hunt the Self (Recorded Live 1983 at The Marquee) 5.36 (12": HOW 2T)

    What Can I Say (Live 1983 at The Marquee) 5.10 / Bounce Right Back (Live 1983 at The Marquee) 5.23 (limited free 7" with 12": WEA, SAM 183)

Side A produced by Rupert Hine, B-side produced by Howard Jones. A video for What Is Love was shot 8-9 Nov 1983 in Paris. He appeared live on Top of the Pops on 22 Nov 1983.

The version of What Is Love? on the 1993 CD "Best Of" clocks in at 3.40, so I assume the single version and the original vinyl LP version are the same.

(1984) fan club live 7" [Live 22 Dec 1983 at High Wycombe Town Hall]

    New Song (Live 22 Dec 1983 at High Wycombe Town Hall) 6.27 / Don't Always Look at the Rain (Live 22 Dec 1983 at High Wycombe Town Hall) 2.34 (WEA, RISK 1)
10 Feb 1984 7"/12"/10" Hide & Seek
    Hide & Seek 4.47 / Tao te Ching 3.48 (7": HOW 3)

    Hide & Seek (Long Version) 8.35 // Tao te Ching 3.48 / China Dance 3.58 (12": HOW 3T)

    Hide & Seek (Concert Version) 3.40 [Live 22 Dec 1983 at High Wycombe Town Hall] //
    Hide & Seek 4.47 / Tao te Ching 3.48 (limited 10": HOW 3L)

Side A produced by Rupert Hine, B-sides produced by Howard Jones. A video for Hide & Seek was shot on 7 Feb.

9 March 1984 LP/MC/CD HUMAN'S LIB

    LP/MC:
  1. Conditioning 4.32
  2. What Is Love? 3.45 [3.40? = Single Version?]
  3. Pearl in the Shell 4.01
  4. Hide and Seek 5.34
  5. Hunt the Self 3.42

  6. New Song 4.15
  7. Don't Always Look at the Rain 4.13
  8. Equality 4.26
  9. Natural 4.25
  10. Human's Lib 4.03 (WEA, WX 1 / WXC1)
    CD:
  1. Conditioning 4.32
  2. What Is Love? [Extended Version] 6.32 [wikipedia: "identical to the extended mix from the 12-inch single except that the vocal echo at 2:52 is missing"]
  3. Pearl in the Shell 4.01
  4. Hide and Seek 5.34
  5. Hunt the Self 3.42
  6. New Song 4.15
  7. Don't Always Look at the Rain 4.13
  8. Equality 4.26
  9. Natural 4.25
  10. Human's Lib 4.03
  11. China Dance 3.49 [Bonus Track / B-side "Hide & Seek" 12 Inch] (CD June 1984: WEA, 240335-2)
    CD 1 in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. Conditioning 4.32
  2. What Is Love? [Extended Version] 6.32
  3. Pearl in the Shell 4.01
  4. Hide and Seek 5.34
  5. Hunt the Self 3.42
  6. New Song 4.15
  7. Don't Always Look at the Rain 4.13
  8. Equality 4.26
  9. Natural 4.25
  10. Human's Lib 4.03
  11. China Dance 3.49
  12. New Song (Portuguese 7" Single Mix) 4.07
  13. What Is Love? (Rough Mix) 3.59 [previously unreleased]
  14. Don't Put These Curses On Me (Instrumental) 3.23 [previously unreleased]
  15. Human's Lib (Farmyard Mix) 3.54 [previously unreleased]
  16. Pearl in the Shell (Rough Mix) 4.12 [previously unreleased]
  17. New Song (Mix Take 1) 4.21 [previously unreleased]
    CD 2 in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. New Song (Alternative Extended Mix) 6.31 [from 1983; first released on "RISK" digital album/CD 2011]
  2. What Is Love? (Extended Mix) 6.36 [1984] [also on all CD versions of HUMAN'S LIB!]
  3. Hide and Seek (Extended Version) 8.35 [1984]
  4. Pearl in the Shell (US 12" Mix) 8.59 [1984; also released on "RISK" digital album/CD 2011]
  5. Conditioning (Original 1983 Mix) 4.07 [B-side 12" New Song, 1983; also released on "RISK" digital album/CD 2011]
  6. New Song (New Extended Mix) 5.47 [previously unreleased]
  7. Hunt the Self (Live 1983 at The Marquee) 5.30 [B-side 12" What Is Love]
  8. Bounce Right Back (Instrumental) 4.07 [previously unreleased]
  9. Total Conditioning 8.00 [= Extended Remix of Conditioning] [B-side 12" Pearl in the Shell, 1984]
  10. Law of the Jungle 3.18 [B-side Pearl in the Shell, 1984]
  11. Always Asking Questions (Rough Mix) 4.05 [previously unreleased]
  12. Equality (Rough Mix) 4.20 [previously unreleased]
  13. Hide and Seek (Rough Mix) 5.49 [previously unreleased]
    DVD in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. Conditioning (Rehearsal at The Gordon Arms, High Wycombe, 1981)
  2. Human's Lib (Rehearsal at The Gordon Arms, High Wycombe, 1981)
  3. Equality (Rehearsal at The Gordon Arms, High Wycombe, 1981)
  4. Risk (Living Room Demo, 1981)
  5. Dreams of a Better Place (Living Room Demo, 1982)
  6. Love? (Living Room Demo, 1982)
  7. Always Asking Questions (Promo Video, 1983)
  8. New Song (Top of the Pops, 22 Sep 1983)
  9. What Is Love? (Top of the Pops, 8 Dec 1983)
  10. What Is Love? (Oxford Road Show, 6 Jan 1984)
  11. Hide and Seek (Live) (Top of the Pops, 8 March 1984)
  12. Equality (Old Grey Whistle Test, 9 March 1984)
  13. Don't Always Look at the Rain (Old Grey Whistle Test, 9 March 1984)
  14. Pearl in the Shell (Top of the Pops, 7 June 1984)
  15. New Song (Promo Video 1983)
  16. What Is Love? (Promo Video 1983)
  17. Hide and Seek (Promo Video 1984)
  18. Pearl in the Shell (Promo Video 1984)
  19. Like to Get to Know You Well (London Version) (Promo Video 1984) (2CD+DVD 30 Nov 2018: Cherry Red, PCDXRED741)
    CD 3 in 2018 3CD+2DVD: Previously unreleased and remastered tracks
  1. New Song (New Farmyard Mix) 4.28 [previously unreleased]
  2. Always Asking Questions (Farmyard Mix) 3.44 [previously unreleased]
  3. Equality (Farmyard Mix) 4.34 [previously unreleased]
  4. New Song (New Version) 4.46 [previously unreleased]
  5. Love? (Early Version of What Is Love?) 3.38 [from the 1982 "Howard Jones?" cassette]
  6. Tao Te Ching 3.54 [B-side Hide & Seek, 1984]
  7. Change the Man 4.30 [B-side New Song, 1983]
  8. Bounce Right Back (Live 1983 at The Marquee) 7.27 [limited free 7" with 12" What Is Love, 1983]
  9. New Song (Extended) 5.31 [1983]
  10. It Just Doesn't Matter 3.35 [B-side What Is Love, 1983]
  11. Don't Always Look at the Rain (Rough Mix) 4.09 [previously unreleased]
  12. New Song (New Mix Version 2) 3.33 [previously unreleased]
  13. Don't Put These Curses on Me (Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session, 13 March 1983) 3.40 [previously unreleased]
  14. Natural (Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session, 13 March 1983) 4.46 [previously unreleased]
  15. New Song (Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session, 13 March 1983) 4.56 [previously unreleased]
  16. Human's Lib (Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session, 13 March 1983) 4.29 [previously unreleased]
    DVD 2 in 2018 3CD+2DVD: Howard Jones Live At The NHK Hall 23 Sep 1984
  1. New Song 10.19
  2. Tao Te Ching 1.52
  3. Hunt the Self 5.19
  4. Pearl in the Shell 4.47
  5. Bounce Right Back 10.47
  6. Hide and Seek 6.33
  7. Always Asking Questions 3.29
  8. Dreams of a Better Place 5.39
  9. Like to Get to Know You Well 4.55
  10. Equality 5.11
  11. Natural 3.31
  12. Conditioning 7.33
  13. Don't Always Look at the Rain 3.34
  14. What Is Love? 6.45
    Cassette in 2018 3CD+2DVD: "The White Tape Cassette" [missing "What Can I Say"]
    Human's Lib / Love? // Risk / Always Asking Questions (3CD+2DVD+LP 30 Nov 2018: Cherry Red PCRCDBOX65)
Main album recorded over six weeks in Sep/Oct 1983. Mixed in Nov 1983. Produced by Rupert Hine, except New Song produced by Colin Thurston. On 9 March he appeared on Old Grey Whistle Test with two songs: Equality & Don't Always Look at the Rain.

26 May 1984 7"/12" Pearl in the Shell

    Pearl in the Shell 4.01 / Law of the Jungle 3.19 (7": HOW 4)

    Pearl in the Shell 4.01 / Law of the Jungle 3.16 // Total Conditioning (Remix by Rupert Hine) 8.01 (12": HOW T4)

Side A produced by Rupert Hine, 'Law of the Jungle' produced by Howard Jones.

1984 US promo 12" Pearl in the Shell

    Pearl in the Shell 4.01 / Pearl in the Shell (Remix Version) 8.55 [remixed by Stephen W. Tayler] (Elektra, ED 4992)


11 Aug 1984 non-LP 7"/12" Like To Get To Know You Well

    Like To Get To Know You Well 4.00 / Bounce Right Back 4.35 (7": HOW 5)

    Like To Get To Know You Well (International Remix) 7.42 // Bounce Right Back (Cause and Effect Remix) 7.29 (12": HOW 5T)

Side A produced by Rupert Hine, B-side produced by Howard Jones.

various artists charity LP (+ CD) SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION

8 Dec 1984 coll/remix-LP (+ CD/digital album) THE 12" ALBUM
  1. Always Asking Questions 4.27 (previously unreleased)
  2. New Song (New Version) 5.23
  3. What Is Love? (Extended Mix - Edit) 6.34

  4. Like To Get To Know You Well (International Mix) 7.35
  5. Pearl in the Shell (US Extended Remix - Edit) 6.44
  6. Total Conditioning 6.58 [Edit] (LP: WX 14; CD 1 April 2011: Dtox Records DTOXCD25)


9 Feb 1985 7"/12" Things Can Only Get Better

    Things Can Only Get Better 4.05 / Why Look for the Key? 3.38 (7": HOW 6)

    Things Can Only Get Better (Extended Mix) 7.26 // Why Look for the Key? 3.38 / You Jazzy Nork! 4.57 [instrumental version of "Why Look for the Key"] (12": HOW 6T)

Produced by Rupert Hine.

23 March 1985 LP/MC/CD DREAM INTO ACTION

    LP/MC:
  1. Things Can Only Get Better 3.56
  2. Life in One Day 3.40
  3. Dream into Action 3.46
  4. No One Is To Blame 3.29
  5. Look Mama 4.03
  6. Assault and Battery 4.52
  1. Automation 4.04
  2. Is There a Difference? 3.33
  3. Elegy 4.22
  4. Specialty 3.58
  5. Why Look for the Key? 3.23
  6. Hunger for the Flesh 3.59 (WEA, WX 15 / WX 15C)
    CD:
  1. Things Can Only Get Better 3.56
  2. Life in One Day 3.40
  3. Dream into Action 3.46
  4. No One Is To Blame 3.29
  5. Look Mama 4.03
  6. Assault and Battery 4.52
  7. Automation 4.04
  8. Is There a Difference? 3.33
  9. Elegy 4.22
  10. Specialty 3.58
  11. Why Look for the Key? 3.23
  12. Hunger for the Flesh 3.59
  13. Like To Get To Know You Well 4.00 [CD Bonus track - Single 1984]
  14. Bounce Right Back 4.45 [CD Bonus track - B-side Like To Get To Know You Well] (WEA 240 632-2)
    CD 1 in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. Things Can Only Get Better 3.56
  2. Life in One Day 3.39
  3. Dream into Action 3.47
  4. No One Is To Blame 3.28
  5. Look Mama 4.04
  6. Assault and Battery 4.53
  7. Automation 4.06
  8. Is There a Difference? 3.34
  9. Elegy 4.25
  10. Specialty 4.02
  11. Why Look for the Key? 3.23
  12. Hunger for the Flesh 4.01
  13. Bounce Right Back 4.33 [B-side Like To Get To Know You Well, 1984]
  14. Like to Get to Know You Well 4.01 [Single 1984]
  15. No One Is to Blame (Remake) 4.09 [previously unreleased]
  16. Like to Get to Know You Well (Demo recorded in Howard's front room) 3.25 [previously unreleased]
  17. No One Is to Blame (The Long Mix) (Janice Long BBC Radio 1 Session 27 Jan 1985) 3.09 [from 12" No One Is To Blame, 1986]
    CD 2 in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. No One Is to Blame (Single Mix) 4.17 [1986]
  2. Like to Get to Know You Well (International Remix) 7.40 [1984]
  3. Things Can Only Get Better (Extended Mix) 7.28 [1985]
  4. Look Mama (UK Extended Mix) 9.05 [= "Megamamamix"] [1985]
  5. Life in One Day (Part 1) 6.51 [1985]
  6. Life in One Day (Part 2) 7.15 [1985]
  7. No One Is to Blame (Extended Mix) 5.21 [1986]
  8. Learning How to Love (Edit) 4.07 [unknown source]
  9. Boom Bap Respite 2.50 [B-side Life in One Day, 1985]
  10. The Chase 2.50 [B-side No One Is to Blame, 1986]
  11. No One Is to Blame (Lambs and Planes Mix) 7.39 [previously unreleased]
  12. Bounce Right Back (Cause and Effect Remix) 7.28 [B-side 12" Like To Get To Know You Well, 1984]
    DVD in 2018 2CD+DVD & 3CD+2DVD
  1. No One Is to Blame (Old Grey Whistle Test 29 Jan 1985)
  2. Things Can Only Get Better (Old Grey Whistle Test 29 Jan 1985)
  3. Look Mama (Old Grey Whistle Test 29 Jan 1985)
  4. Things Can Only Get Better (Top of the Pops 21 Feb 1985)
  5. Look Mama (Wogan 24 April 1985)
  6. No One Is to Blame (Live) (Wogan 7 March 1986)
  7. Like to Get to Know You Well (US Promo Video Version 1984)
  8. Things Can Only Get Better (Promo Video 1985)
  9. Look Mama (Promo Video 1985)
  10. Life in One Day (Promo Video 1985)
  11. No One Is to Blame (Promo Video 1986)
  12. Life in One Day (Alternate Broadcast Promo Video 1985) (2CD+DVD 30 Nov 2018: Cherry Red, PCDXRED751)
    CD 3 in 2018 3CD+2DVD: The Farmyard sessions plus other unreleased and remastered tracks
  1. Things Can Only Get Better (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 4.04 [previously unreleased]
  2. Dream into Action (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 4.07 [previously unreleased]
  3. No One Is to Blame (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.42 [previously unreleased]
  4. Look Mama (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.04 [previously unreleased]
  5. Assault and Battery (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 4.55 [previously unreleased]
  6. Automaton (Robot Man) (Instrumental) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.42 [previously unreleased]
  7. Is There a Difference? (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.30 [previously unreleased]
  8. Elegy (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 4.24 [previously unreleased]
  9. Specialty (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 4.08 [previously unreleased]
  10. Why Look for the Key? (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.55 [previously unreleased]
  11. Hunger for the Flesh (Early Version) (Farmyard Sessions) 3.53 [previously unreleased]
  12. Like to Get to Know You Well (Alternative Mix) 3.44 [from 1984 various artists compilation "Sometimes a Great Notion"]
  13. Things Can Only Get Better (Remixed) 3.52 [previously unreleased]
  14. No One Is to Blame (TV Mix) 4.16 [previously unreleased]
  15. Things Can Only Get Better (Radio Mix) 4.08 [previously unreleased]
  16. You Jazzy Nork! 4.52 [B-side 12" Things Can Only Get Better, 1985]
    DVD 2 in 2018 3CD+2DVD: Last World Dream - Live in Concert 1986 [live 20 Dec 1985 at The N.E.C. Birmingham, UK]
  1. Pearl in the Shell 5.04
  2. You Know I Love You... Don't You? 3.05
  3. Like to Get to Know You Well 4.34
  4. No One Is to Blame 4.24
  5. Life in One Day 5.02
  6. Look Mama 3.36
  7. Will You Still Be There? 4.58
  8. Always Asking Questions 6.10
  9. Hide and Seek 4.04
  10. Dream into Action 3.36
  11. What Is Love? 4.48
  12. New Song 3.55
  13. Things Can Only Get Better 6.20 (3CD+2DVD+LP 30 Nov 2018: Cherry Red PCRCDBOX66)
Main album recorded and mixed over 12 weeks in late 1984/early 1985. Produced by Rupert Hine.

20 or 27 April 1985 7"/12" Look Mama

    Look Mama 4.00 / Learning How To Love 5.18 (7": HOW 7)

    Look Mama (Extended Mix) 6.23 // Learning How To Love 5.20 / Dream into Action (Live 15 March 1985 at the Manchester Apollo) 4.44 (12": HOW 7T)

    Look Mama (Megamamamix) 9.15 // Learning How To Love 5.20 / Dream into Action (Live 15 March 1985 at the Manchester Apollo) 4.44 (12": HOW 7TE)

Side A produced by Rupert Hine, B-side produced by Howard Jones.

29 June 1985 7"/12"/2x7" Life in One Day

    Life in One Day / Boom Bap Respite 2.45 (7": HOW 8)

    Life in One Day (Part One) 6.45 // Life in One Day (Part Two) 7.15 / Boom Bap Respite 2.45 (12": HOW 8T)

    Life in One Day / Boom Bap Respite 2.45 //
    Always Asking Questions (Live 15 March 1985 at the Manchester Apollo) 6.57 / New Song (Live 15 March 1985 at the Manchester Apollo) 6.43 (2x7": HOW 8F)

'Boom Bap Respite' produced by Howard Jones.

(2004) various artists live 4-DVD LIVE AID [Live 13 July 1985]

Recorded live 13 July 1985 at Wembley Stadium, London.

28 Nov 1985 Japanese coll-LP/MC 12"ERS VOL. 2

  1. Things Can Only Get Better (Extended Mix) 7.22 [2/85]
  2. You Jazzy Nork! 4.52 [instrumental version of "Why Look for the Key"] [B-side 12" Things Can Only Get Better]
  3. Life in One Day (Part 2) 7.12 [6/85]

  4. Look Mama (R.H. Version) 9.04 [= "Megamamamix"] [4/85]
  5. Bounce Right Back 4.33 [B-side Like To Get To Know You Well, 8/84] [was supposed to be the longer "Cause and Effect Remix"]
  6. Hide and Seek (Extended Mix) 8.34 [2/84] (WEA, P-6220 / PFK-1035)
15 March 1986 remix 7"/12" No One Is To Blame [Remix]
    No One Is To Blame 4.14 [single remix] / The Chase 2.52 (7": HOW 9)

    No One Is To Blame (Extended Mix) 5.14 // The Chase 2.52 / No One Is To Blame (The Long Mix) [Janice Long BBC Radio 1 Session 27 Jan 1985] (12": HOW 9T)

Remix produced by Phil Collins. 'The Chase' produced by Howard Jones. 'The Long Mix' produced by Barry Andrews for BBC Radio 1 Janice Long Show. The LP was reissued in 1986 with this single remix of "No One Is To Blame" replacing the original album version.

28 March 1986 US/Canadian mini-LP/MC (+ CD/digital album) ACTION REPLAY

  1. No One Is To Blame [Single Remix] 4.09 [1986]
  2. Look Mama (Extended Mix) 6.20 [1985]
  3. Hide & Seek (Long Version) 8.32 [1984]

  4. Always Asking Questions 4.27 [1984]
  5. Bounce Right Back (Cause and Effect Remix) 7.25 [1984]
  6. Specialty 3.52 [from DREAM INTO ACTION] (US mini-LP: Elektra 9 60466-1-Y; UK CD 1 April 2011: Dtox Records DTOXCD26)


(1 April 2011) coll-CD / digital album RISK - SPECIALLY SELECTED 12" REMIXES REMASTERED [1983-1986]

  1. Look Mama (Megamamamix) 9.15 [1985]
  2. New Song (Extended Version) 5.35 [1983]
  3. Things Can Only Get Better (Extended Mix) 7.27 [1985]
  4. Pearl in the Shell (US 12" Promo Mix) 8.57 [full length] [1984]
  5. Like to Get to Know You Well (International Remix) 7.40 [1984]
  6. Life in One Day (Part 1) 6.49 [1985]
  7. Life in One Day (Part 2) 7.15 [1985]
  8. You Jazzy Nork! 4.52 [B-side 12" Things Can Only Get Better, 1985]
  9. Conditioning (Original 1983 Mix) 4.07 [B-side 12" New Song, 1983]
  10. No One Is to Blame (Extended Version) 5.14 [1986]
  11. New Song (Alternative Extended Mix) 6.31 [previously unreleased from 1983] (Dtox Records, DTOXCD27)
"Has numerous track marker issues causing a second of the begining of tracks 3-6 to 3-11 to play at the end of the previous track, and the beginning of those tracks to be shortened by that amount."

(6 Nov 2011) 3-CD HUMAN'S LIB / DREAM INTO ACTION

    HUMAN'S LIB (1984)
  1. Conditioning 4.32
  2. What Is Love? [Extended Version] 6.32
  3. Pearl in the Shell 4.01
  4. Hide and Seek 5.34
  5. Hunt the Self 3.42
  6. New Song 4.15
  7. Don't Always Look at the Rain 4.13
  8. Equality 4.26
  9. Natural 4.25
  10. Human's Lib 4.03
  11. China Dance 3.49
    DREAM INTO ACTION (1985)
  1. Things Can Only Get Better 3.56
  2. Life in One Day 3.40
  3. Dream into Action 3.46
  4. No One Is To Blame 3.29
  5. Look Mama 4.03
  6. Assault and Battery 4.52
  7. Automation 4.04
  8. Is There a Difference? 3.33
  9. Elegy 4.22
  10. Specialty 3.58
  11. Why Look for the Key? 3.23
  12. Hunger for the Flesh 3.59
  13. Bounce Right Back 4.45
  14. Like To Get To Know You Well 4.00
    Specially Selected Live Tracks
  1. Automaton (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 4.36 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  2. Pearl in the Shell (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 4.28 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  3. Look Mama (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 4.12 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  4. Hunger for the Flesh (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 5.15 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  5. Hunt the Self (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 4.26 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  6. New Song (Live from The Oxford Road Show, Manchester) 6.21 [Season 5 Episode 10, aired 15 March 1985]
  7. Don't Always Look at the Rain (Live Live 22 Dec 1983 at High Wycombe Town Hall) 2.32
  8. What Can I Say? (Live 1983 from The Marquee Club, London) 5.21 (Dtox Records, DTOXSET1)
"This box set was available on November 6th 2011 at the indigO2 show where both albums were performed in their entirety. Limited to 1000 numbered copies, it contains an exclusive bonus disc with a selection of early live recordings. A later tour edition was released in 2011 without the bonus disc."

(18 March 2022) 2-CD THE 12" ALBUM + 12"ERS VOL. 2

    THE 12" ALBUM (8 Dec 1984)
  1. Always Asking Questions 4.27
  2. New Song (New Version) 5.23
  3. What Is Love? (Extended Mix - Edit) 6.34
  4. Like To Get To Know You Well (International Mix) 7.34
  5. Pearl in the Shell (US Extended Remix - Edit) 6.39
  6. Total Conditioning 6.58 [Edit]
    12"ERS VOL. 2 (28 Nov 1985)
  1. Things Can Only Get Better (Extended Mix) 7.22
  2. You Jazzy Nork! 4.52
  3. Life in One Day (Part 2) 7.12
  4. Look Mama (R.H. Version) 9.04 [= "Megamamamix"]
  5. Bounce Right Back (Cause and Effect Remix) 7.27
  6. Hide and Seek (Extended Mix) 8.34 (Cherry Red, PCDBRED852)


4 Oct 1986 7"/12" All I Want

    All I Want 4.38 / Roll Right Up 4.48 (7": HOW 10)

    All I Want (Extended Version) 6.23 // Roll Right Up 4.47 / Don't Want To Fight Anymore 4.34 (12": HOW 10T)

Produced by Arif Mardin, except 'Roll Right Up' produced by Howard Jones.

25 Oct 1986 LP/CD ONE TO ONE

  1. You Know That I Love You... Don't You? 4.04
  2. The Balance of Love (Give and Take) 4.24
  3. All I Want 4.36
  4. Where Are We Going? 5.00
  5. Don't Want To Fight Anymore 4.32

  6. Step into These Shoes 4.19
  7. Will You Still Be There? 4.41
  8. Good Luck, Bad Luck 4.12
  9. Give Me the Strength 5.02
  10. Little Bit of Snow 4.25 (LP: WX68)

    CD bonus track:

  11. No One Is To Blame 4.14 [single remix] (CD: 242 011-2)
    CD 1 in 2020 2CD & 3CD+DVD
  1. You Know That I Love You... Don't You? 4.05
  2. The Balance of Love (Give and Take) 4.30
  3. All I Want 4.37
  4. Where Are We Going? 5.00
  5. Don't Want To Fight Anymore 4.36
  6. Step into These Shoes 4.19
  7. Will You Still Be There? 4.43
  8. Good Luck, Bad Luck 4.13
  9. Give Me the Strength 5.01
  10. Little Bit of Snow 4.28
  11. No One Is to Blame (Single Mix) 4.17
  12. Roll Right Up 4.48 [B-side All I Want]
  13. Dig This Well Deep 4.33 [B-side You Know That I Love You... Don't You?]
  14. Let It Flow 3.47 [B-side Little Bit of Snow]
  15. Will You Still Be There? (New Version) 4.46 [B-side 12" Little Bit of Snow]
  16. Don't Want to Fight Anymore (12" Mix) 5.05 [previously unreleased]
    CD 2 in 2020 2CD & 3CD+DVD
  1. All I Want (Extended Version) 6.25
  2. You Know I Love You… Don't You? (Dance in the Field Mix) 7.23
  3. Hunger for the Flesh (Orchestral Version) 5.03 [B-side 12" Little Bit of Snow]
  4. Hide & Seek (Orchestral Version) 7.08 [bonus single with limited editions of You Know I Love You... Don't You?]
  5. Assault & Battery (Live at the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia) 5.47 [previously unreleased]
  6. Conditioning (Live at the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia) 5.17 [from German CD-single Everlasting Love, 1989]
  7. You Know I Love You… Don't You? (Live at the NEC, Birmingham) 3.09 [from video "Last World Dream - Live in Concert 1986"]
  8. All I Want (Edit of LP Version) 4.09 [unknown origin]
  9. Little Bit of Snow (Piano and Vocal Version) 4.27 [previously unreleased]
  10. Will You Still Be There? (Alternative Short Version) 5.04 [previously unreleased]
  11. The Balance of Love (Give & Take) [Ruff Mix] 4.18 [previously unreleased]
  12. Don't Want to Fight Anymore (Early Mix) 5.06 [previously unreleased]
  13. Good Luck, Bad Luck (Early Version) 4.29 [previously unreleased]
  14. You Know I Love You… Don't You? (Instrumental) 5.58 (2-CD Jan 2020: Cherry Red PCDBRED796)
    CD 3 in 2020 3CD+DVD
  1. You Know I Love You… Don't You? (Instrumental Demo) 4.37 [previously unreleased]
  2. The Balance of Love (Give & Take) (Instrumental) 4.28 [previously unreleased]
  3. All I Want (Demo) 4.49 [previously unreleased]
  4. Where Are We Going? (Early Instrumental Version) 6.36 [previously unreleased]
  5. Don't Want to Fight Anymore (Ruff Mix) 4.58 [previously unreleased]
  6. Step into These Shoes (Early Version) 4.34 [previously unreleased]
  7. Will You Still Be There? (Alternative Long Version) 6.41 [previously unreleased]
  8. Good Luck, Bad Luck (Demo) 4.22 [previously unreleased]
  9. Give Me Strength (Early Vocal Version) 5.05 [previously unreleased]
  10. Roll Right Up (Early Version) 4.53 [previously unreleased]
  11. Will You Still Be There? (Instrumental) 4.55 [previously unreleased]
  12. All I Want (Instrumental Version) 4.32 [previously unreleased]
  13. Step into These Shoes (Instrumental) 4.34 [previously unreleased]
  14. Good Luck, Bad Luck (Instrumental Demo) 4.19
    DVD in 2020 3CD+DVD
  1. All I Want (Wogan 24/09/1986)
  2. All I Want (Top of the Pops 09/10/1986)
  3. Interview Part 1, Including 'You Know I Love You... Don't You?' Promo Video (Saturday Superstore 18/10/1986)
  4. Interview Part 2 (Saturday Superstore 18/10/1986)
  5. All I Want (Roland Rat Show 18/10/1986)
  6. All I Want (Short Version) (Promo Video)
  7. All I Want (Long Version) (Promo Video)
  8. You Know I Love You... Don't You? (Promo Video) (3CD+DVD 31 Jan 2020: Cherry Red PCDEXRED796)
29 Nov 1986 7"/12" You Know I Love You... Don't You?
    You Know I Love You... Don't You? 4.04 / Dig This Well Deep 4.33 (7": HOW 11)

    You Know I Love You... Don't You? (Dance in the Field Mix) [remix by John Potoker] //
    Dig This Well Deep 4.33 / You Know I Love You... Don't You? (Instrumental) [remix by John Potoker] (12": HOW 11T)

    Hide and Seek (Orchestral) (limited bonus 7" with HOW 11: HOW 11F; limited bonus 12" with HOW 11T: HOW 11TF)

21 March 1987 7"/12"/MC Little Bit of Snow
    Little Bit of Snow 4.25 / Let It Flow 3.47 (7": HOW 12)

    Little Bit of Snow 4.25 / Let It Flow 3.47 / Will You Still Be There? (New Version) 4.37 //
    Hunger for the Flesh (Orchestral) 4.57 / Hide and Seek (Orchestral) 7.10 (12": HOW 12T; cassette: HOW 12C)

'Let It Flow' produced by Howard Jones. 'Hunger for the Flesh (Orchestral)'& 'Hide and Seek (Orchestral)' recorded at Abbey Road Studios with The Philharmonia Orchestra.


4 March 1989 7"/12"/3" CDM Everlasting Love

    Everlasting Love 4.17 / The Brutality of Fact 4.24 (7": HOW 13)

    Everlasting Love (808 Mix) 6.31 // Everlasting Love 4.17 / The Brutality of Fact 4.24 / Power of the Media 4.44 (12": HOW 13T)

  1. Everlasting Love 4.17
  2. The Brutality of Fact 4.24
  3. Power of the Media 4.44
  4. No One Is To Blame 4.14 [single remix] (3" CD-maxi: HOW 13 CD)
  1. Everlasting Love (The Institute Mix) 4.45
  2. Hide and Seek (Orchestral) 7.09
  3. Conditioning (Live in Philadelphia) 5.26 (limited 3" CD-maxi: HOW 13 CDX)
1 April 1989 LP/CD CROSS THAT LINE
  1. The Prisoner 4.38
  2. Everlasting Love 4.16
  3. Powerhouse 3.26
  4. Last Supper 5.18
  5. Cross That Line 4.42

  6. Out of Thin Air 3.07
  7. Guardians of the Breath 7.34
  8. Fresh Air Waltz 3.59
  9. Wanders To You 5.08
  10. Those Who Move Clouds 5.46 (LP: WX225; CD: 244 176-2)
22 May 1989 7"/12"/5" CDM The Prisoner
    The Prisoner 4.38 / Rubber Morals 4.18 (7": HOW 14)

    The Prisoner (The Portmeirion Mix) 6.59 // Rubber Morals 4.18 / Have You Heard The News? 3.55 (12": HOW 14T)

  1. The Prisoner 4.38
  2. Rubber Morals 4.18
  3. What Is Love? 3.59
  4. The Prisoner (The Portmeirion Mix) 6.59 (5" CD-maxi: HOW 14 CD)


26 Nov 2021 5-CD LIVE AT BBC [1983- 1987]

    Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session (Broadcast 13 March 1983)
  1. New Song 4.57
  2. Don't Put These Curses On Me 3.41
  3. Natural 4.46
  4. Human's Lib 4.30
    Kid Jensen BBC Radio 1 Session (Broadcast 27 May 1983) [= same as the 1982 demo cassette]
  5. Human's Lib 4.28
  6. Love? 3.18
  7. Risk 3.41
  8. Always Asking Questions 3.14
  9. What Can I Say? 5.12 [previously unreleased]
    Janice Long BBC Radio 1 Session (Broadcast 27 Jan 1985)
  10. Things Can Only Get Better 4.37 [previously unreleased]
  11. Look Mama 3.51 [previously unreleased]
  12. Dream into Action 4.09 [previously unreleased]
  13. No One Is to Blame 3.11
    Janice Long BBC Radio 1 Session (Broadcast 30 March 1987) [previously unreleased]
  1. The Balance of Love 7.00
  2. Conditioning 5.08
  3. Little Bit of Snow 4.21
  4. Don't Want to Fight Anymore 5.06
  5. Give Me Strength 5.16
  6. I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World) 5.31
    Live 5 Oct 1983 at The Paris Theatre, London (Broadcast 15 Oct 1983) [previously unreleased]
  7. New Song 5.02
  8. Conditioning 3.52
  9. Dreams of a Better Place 4.27
  10. What Is Love? 3.40
  11. Equality 5.38
  12. Don't Always Look at the Rain 2.57
    Live 7 April 1984 at Friars, Aylesbury, England (Broadcast 12 May 1984) [previously unreleased]
  1. Hunt the Self 6.05
  2. Pearl in the Shell 5.46
  3. Always Asking Questions 4.39
  4. Don't Always Look at the Rain 3.45
  5. Change the Man 4.29
  6. Like to Get to Know You Well 4.48
  7. Equality 6.25
  8. Hide & Seek 8.15
  9. Dreams of a Better Place 5.14
  10. New Song 7.04
  11. What Is Love? 5.03
    Live 17 Dec 1984 at The Royal Albert Hall, London (Broadcast 6 April 1985 & 28 Dec 1985) [previously unreleased]
  1. Like to Get to Know You Well 6.12
  2. Look Mama 4.48
  3. Hunger for the Flesh 5.18
  4. Natural 5.04
  5. Hide & Seek 4.40
  6. Always Asking Questions 5.02
  7. No One Is to Blame 3.36
  8. Equality 5.44
  9. What Is Love? 5.28
  10. New Song 6.42
  11. Hunt the Self 5.39
    Live 15 March 1985 at The Manchester Apollo Theatre for The Oxford Road Show
  1. Things Can Only Get Better 6.40 [previously unreleased]
  2. Automaton 4.43
  3. Pearl in the Shell 4.29
  4. Hide & Seek 4.36 [previously unreleased]
  5. Like to Get to Know You Well 5.02 [previously unreleased]
  6. Look Mama 4.08
  7. Dream into Action 4.26
  8. Hunger for the Flesh 5.12
  9. Hunt the Self 4.29
  10. What Is Love? 4.42 [previously unreleased]
  11. No One Is to Blame 4.47 [previously unreleased]
  12. Always Asking Questions 7.28
  13. New Song 6.23
  14. Don't Always Look at the Rain / Things Can Only Get Better 5.46 [previously unreleased] (Cherry Red, CRCDBOX118)
"This 5CD box set contains all 19 of these Session tracks including the complete 'White Tape' demo recordings that Howard gave to the BBC to broadcast as his second Session in May of 1983.
The box set also includes three 'In Concert' live performances and the previously unheard complete Oxford Road Show performance that was simulcast on BBC Radio 1 and BBC2 on 15th March 1985.
- Nine of the BBC Session tracks are previously unreleased and What Can I Say? is remastered from the original mastertape for the first time.
- All the live performance tracks (bar two from the Oxford Road Show broadcast) are previously unreleased.
- The Oxford Road Show live performance includes the following four songs by Howard that were not broadcast at the time and are previously unheard as well as unreleased: Pearl In The Shell, Like To Get To Know You Well, No One Is To Blame and Don't Always Look At The Rain/Things Can Only Get Better."


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