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MODERN MAN / MESSENGERS

- Discography -


7 Aug 1980 7" Modern Man: All the Little Idiots
    All the Little Idiots 3.05 / Advance 4.05 (MAM, MAMS 204)
Produced by Midge Ure.

Oct 1980 7" Modern Man: Body Music

    Body Music 3.40 / I Couldn't Stop 4.15 (MAM, MAMS 206)
Produced by Midge Ure.

Nov/Dec 1980 LP MODERN MAN: CONCRETE SCHEME

  1. Good Time Idealogy 1.56
  2. Wonderful World Segue 3.33
  3. Cosmetics 2.15
  4. All the Little Idiots 3.05
  5. Little White Boys 3.42
  6. Wastelands 6.07
  1. I Think You'd Better Go Home 4.47
  2. Body Music 3.40
  3. I Couldn't Stop 4.15
  4. Advance 4.05
  5. War 5.00 (MAM, MAMLP 5001)
Written by Danny Mitchell. Recorded at Cava Studios, Glasgow. Produced by Midge Ure. Danny Mitchell: guitar and synth. Jim Cook: lead vocals. Ali Mcleod: lead guitar. Colin King: guitar. Mike Moran: bass.

15 Nov 1980 various artists LP 101 - BEYOND THE GROOVE

Produced by Midge Ure.

Feb 1981 non-album 7"/12" Modern Man: Things Could Be Better

    Things Could Be Better (Jim Cook) / Wastelands (7": MAM, MAMS 207)

    Things Could Be Better (Extended) 5.00 / Wastelands 6.07 (12": MAML 207)

Produced by Midge Ure.

July (?) 1981 non-album 7" Modern Man: War Drums

    War Drums 3.31 (Danny Mitchell) / Tell Us Lies 3.15 (Danny Mitchell) (MAM, MAMS 211)
Produced by Bob Sargeant.


Nov (?) 1982 non-album 7"/12" Messengers: I Turn In (To You)

    I Turn In (To You) 4.28 (Daniel Mitchell) / The Semi-Professionals (Theme No. 1) 5.20 (Daniel Mitchell/Colin King) (7": Chrysalis, CHS 2663)

    I Turn In (To You) [Extended 5.30?] / The Semi-Professionals (Theme No. 1) 5.20 (12": CHS12 2663)

Side A produced by Midge Ure, side B produced by Messengers.

June 1984 non-album 7"/12" Messengers: Great Institutions

    Great Institutions 3.33 (Daniel Mitchell/Colin King) / Here Come the Heroes 3.00 (Daniel Mitchell/Colin King) (7": Musicfest/Chrysalis, MUST 1)

    Great Institutions (MF Mix) 7.42 // Here Come the Heroes 3.00 / Strawboy (Live Dec 1982 at Hammersmith Odeon) 3.04 (12": MUST X1)

Produced by Midge Ure.

later 1984 non-album 7"/12" Messengers: Frontiers

    Frontiers / Plains of Siberia (7": Musicfest/Chrysalis, MUST 2)

    Frontiers (Extended Version) // Plains of Siberia / Andy Warhol (12": MUST X2)


2004 CD-R MESSENGERS: IT'S BEEN TWENTY YEARS, LET'S TRY TURNING UP THE VOLUME

  1. Woman in the Dunes
  2. (Did You) Take Me for a Ride [New Track]
  3. Strawboy [Live Dec 1982 at Hammersmith Odeon?]
  4. Art
  5. You'd Better Go
  6. The Dancing Bear
  7. Departure
  8. Send That Letter Home [New Track]
  9. The Three D Men
  10. T.D.P.
  11. The Scars
  12. A Song from a Cage
  13. The Reformation Waltz [New Track]
All tracks are from ca 1982-84, previously unreleased, intended at the time for an LP. I'm not sure where or how this was sold, but this great interview explains some: https://palebloomsandbeyond.wordpress.com/2010/05/16/interview-with-danny-mitchell-of-messengers/


Copyright (c) 2014-04-04 Jonas Wårstad.

Last update 2014-04-04.


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