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- Discography for UK 1979-1984 -


March 1979 7" Life in a Day
    Life in a Day 4.00 / Special View 4.05 (Zoom Records, ZUM 10)

    Life in a Day 4.00 / Special View 4.00 [fade-out] (Zoom Records, ZUM 10)

1 April 1979 LP (+ CD) LIFE IN A DAY
  1. Someone 3.40
  2. Life in a Day 4.00
  3. Sad Affair 2.45
  4. All for You 2.50
  5. Pleasantly Disturbed 8.00

  6. No Cure 3.38
  7. Chelsea Girl 4.33
  8. Wasteland 3.44
  9. Destiny 3.36
  10. Murder Story 6.18 (LP: Zoom Records ZULP 1)

    Bonus tracks on LIFE IN A DAY in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":

  11. Special View 4.00 [B-side Life in a Day]
  12. Garden of Hate 4.27 [B-side Chelsea Girl] (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
Main album recorded early 1979 at Abbey Road and The Townhouse Studios.

26 June 1979 7" Chelsea Girl

    Chelsea Girl 4.33 / Garden of Hate 4.27 (Zoom Records, ZUM 11)

    Chelsea Girl (Edit) 3.55 / Garden of Hate 4.27 (DJ 7": ZUM 11 DJ)


1 Nov 1979 LP (+ CD) REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY

  1. Real to Real 2.47
  2. Naked Eye 2.21
  3. Citizen (Dance of Youth) 2.53
  4. Carnival (Shelter in a Suitcase) 2.49
  5. Factory 4.13
  6. Cacophony 1.40
  7. Veldt 3.20

  8. Premonition 5.29
  9. Changeling 4.11
  10. Film Theme 2.27
  11. Calling Your Name 5.05
  12. Scar 3.31 (LP: Zoom Records SPART 1109)

    Bonus tracks on REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":

  13. Kaleidoscope 4.15 [from I Travel 2x7" 1980]
  14. Film Theme Dub 1.26 [from I Travel 2x7" 1980]
  15. Premonition (Live 24 Oct 1979 at Hurrah's Club, New York) 5.45 (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
Recorded and mixed September 1979 at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth.

14 Jan 1980 7" Changeling

    Changeling [Single Edit] 3.26 / Premonition (Live 24 Oct 1979 at Hurrah's Club, New York) 5.45 (Arista ARIST 325)


1 Sep 1980 LP (+ CD) EMPIRES AND DANCE

  1. I Travel 3.56
  2. Today I Died Again 4.39
  3. Celebrate 5.03
  4. This Fear of Gods 7.00

  5. Capital City 6.14
  6. Constantinople Line 4.14
  7. Twist / Run / Repulsion 4.38
  8. Thirty Frames a Second 5.14
  9. Kant-Kino 1.50
  10. Room 2.30 (LP: Zoom Records SPART 1140)

    Bonus tracks on EMPIRES AND DANCE in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":

  11. New Warm Skin 4.35 [B-side I Travel]
  12. I Travel (1982 Extended Version) 6.13
  13. Celebrate (Extended Version) 6.44 (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
Main album recorded summer 1980 in Wales.

17 Oct 1980 7" I Travel

    I Travel 3.06 [Single Edit] / New Warm Skin 4.35 (7": Arista, ARIST 372)

    Kaleidoscope 4.15 / Film Theme Dub 1.26 (free 1-sided flexi 7" with first edition of I Travel: ARTIST 372-C)

20 Feb 1981 7"/12" Celebrate
    Celebrate 2.53 [Single Version] / Changeling 4.04 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 1979] (7": Arista, ARIST 394)

    Celebrate 6.44 [Extended Version] // Changeling 4.10 / I Travel 3.47 [seagued into each other] (12": ARIST 12394)


(Jan 1982) reissue 7"/12" I Travel

    I Travel 3.26 [New Edit] / Thirty Frames a Second (Live) 5.10 (7": Arista, ARIST 448)

    I Travel (1982 Extended Version) 6.13 //
    Thirty Frames a Second (Live) 5.09 / I Travel (Live) 5.13 (12": ARIST 12 448)

(1 Feb 1982) coll-LP/MC CELEBRATION [1979-1980]
  1. Life in a Day 4.06 [from LIFE IN A DAY, 4/79]
  2. Chelsea Girl 4.34 [from LIFE IN A DAY, 4/79]
  3. Premonition 5.29 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 11/79]
  4. Factory 4.15 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 11/79]
  5. Calling Your Name 5.07 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 11/79]

  6. I Travel 4.02 [from EMPIRES AND DANCE, 9/80]
  7. Changeling 4.13 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 11/79]
  8. Celebrate 5.10 [from EMPIRES AND DANCE, 9/80]
  9. Thirty Frames a Second / Kant-Kino 6.54 [from EMPIRES AND DANCE, 9/80]
  10. Kaleidoscope 4.17 [from I Travel 2x7" 10/80] (LP: Arista SPART 1183 / Virgin V 2248; MC: TCV2248; CD 1989: CDV 2248)
(April 1983) reissue 12" I Travel
    I Travel (1982 Extended Version) 6.13 / Film Theme 2.25 [from REAL TO REAL CACOPHONY, 11/79] (Virgin ?VS 578-12)


6 May 1981 7"/12" The American

    The American 3.34 / League of Nations 4.55 (7": Virgin, VS 410)

    The American [12" Version] 6.58 / League of Nations 4.58 (12": VS 410-12)

6 Aug 1981 7"/12" Love Song
    Love Song 3.54 / This Earth That You Walk Upon [Instrumental] 4.15 (7": Virgin, VS 434)

    Love Song 5.04 / This Earth That You Walk Upon [Instrumental] 5.28 (12": VS 434-12)

1 Sep 1981 LP (+ CD) SONS AND FASCINATION / SISTER FEELINGS CALL
    SONS AND FASCINATION:
  1. In Trance As Mission 6.50
  2. Sweat in Bullet 4.29
  3. 70 Cities as Love Brings the Fall 4.48
  4. Boys from Brazil 5.29

  5. Love Song 5.03
  6. This Earth That You Walk Upon 5.26
  7. Sons and Fascination 5.23
  8. Seeing Out the Angel 6.10 (LP: Virgin, V 2207)
    Free LP "SISTER FEELINGS CALL" with first 10,000 copies of SONS AND FASCINATION:
  1. Theme for Great Cities 5.50
  2. The American 3.50
  3. 20th Century Promised Land 4.53

  4. Wonderful in Young Life 5.20
  5. League of Nations 4.56
  6. Careful in Career 5.08
  7. Sound in 70 Cities 5.04 (LP: Virgin, OVED 2)
    1985 & 1996 CD "SONS AND FASCINATION - includes SISTER FEELINGS CALL":
  1. In Trance As Mission 6.50
  2. Sweat in Bullet 4.29
  3. 70 Cities as Love Brings the Fall 4.48
  4. Boys from Brazil 5.29
  5. Love Song 5.03
  6. This Earth That You Walk Upon 5.26
  7. Sons and Fascination 5.23
  8. Seeing Out the Angel 6.10
  9. Theme for Great Cities 5.50
  10. The American 3.50
  11. 20th Century Promised Land 4.53
  12. Wonderful in Young Life 5.20
  13. Careful in Career 5.08 (1985 CD: CDV 2207; 1996 CD: CDV 2207)
    2002/2003 CD "SONS AND FASCINATION / SISTER FEELINGS CALL":
  1. In Trance As Mission 6.50
  2. Sweat in Bullet 4.29
  3. 70 Cities as Love Brings the Fall 4.48
  4. Boys from Brazil 5.29
  5. Love Song 5.03
  6. This Earth That You Walk Upon 5.26
  7. Sons and Fascination 5.23
  8. Seeing Out the Angel 6.10
  9. Theme for Great Cities 5.50
  10. The American 3.50
  11. 20th Century Promised Land 4.53
  12. Wonderful in Young Life 5.20
  13. League of Nations 4.56
  14. Careful in Career 5.08
  15. Sound in 70 Cities 5.04 (2002 CD: SIMCDX4; 2003 CD: SIMCD4)
    SONS AND FASCINATION in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":
  1. In Trance As Mission 6.50
  2. Sweat in Bullet 4.29
  3. 70 Cities as Love Brings the Fall 4.48
  4. Boys from Brazil 5.29
  5. Love Song 5.03
  6. This Earth That You Walk Upon 5.26
  7. Sons and Fascination 5.23
  8. Seeing Out the Angel 6.10
  9. Sweat in Bullet (Extended Remix) 7.22
  10. In Trance as Mission (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 7.17 [B-side 12" Sweat in Bullet]
  11. This Earth That You Walk Upon (Instrumental) 5.26 [B-side 12" Love Song] (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
    SISTER FEELINGS CALL in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":
  1. Theme for Great Cities 5.50
  2. The American 3.50
  3. 20th Century Promised Land 4.53
  4. Wonderful in Young Life 5.20
  5. League of Nations 4.56
  6. Careful in Career 5.08
  7. Sound in 70 Cities 5.04
  8. The American (Extended) 6.55
  9. League of Nations (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 6.10 [B-side 2x7"/12" Sweat in Bullet] (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
27 Oct 1981 7"/2x7"/12" Sweat in Bullet
    Sweat in Bullet (Single Remix) 3.00 / 20th Century Promised Land 4.55 (7": Virgin, VS 451)

    Sweat in Bullet [7" Remix] 3.00 / 20th Century Promised Land 4.55
    Premonition (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 5.58 / League of Nations (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 6.10 (2x7": VS 451)

    Sweat in Bullet [12" Remix] 7.23 / 20th Century Promised Land 4.52 //
    League of Nations (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 6.10 / In Trance as Mission (Live 25 Sep 1981 at Hammersmith Odeon, London) 7.17 (12" Nov 1981: VS 451-12)


31 March 1982 7"/12" Promised You a Miracle

    Promised You a Miracle 3.59 / Theme for Great Cities 5.50 [from SISTER FEELINGS CALL, 1981] (7": Virgin, VS 488)

    Promised You a Miracle 4.49 [Extended] //
    Theme for Great Cities 5.50 [from SISTER FEELINGS CALL, 1981] / Seeing Out the Angel (1982 Instrumental Remix) 6.32 (12": VS 488-12)

20 Aug 1982 7"/12" Glittering Prize
    Glittering Prize 3.58 / Glittering Prize (Theme) 4.03 (7": Virgin, VS 511)

    Glittering Prize (Club Mix) 4.57 / Glittering Prize (Extended Theme) 4.57 (12": VS 511-12)

1 Sep 1982 LP/MC (+ CD) NEW GOLD DREAM (81-82-83-84)
  1. Someone Somewhere in Summertime 4.35
  2. Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel 3.49
  3. Promised You a Miracle 4.26 [same as 12" but shorter outro]
  4. Big Sleep 4.59
  5. Somebody Up There Likes You 4.58

  6. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) 5.40
  7. Glittering Prize 4.33
  8. Hunter and the Hunted 5.54
  9. King Is White and in the Crowd 6.57 (Virgin V 2230 / TCV 2230; CD: CDV2230)

    Bonus tracks on NEW GOLD DREAM in 2012 6-CD Box "X5":

  10. Promised You a Miracle (Extended) 4.49
  11. Glittering Prize (Club Mix) 4.57
  12. Someone Somewhere in Summertime (Extended) 6.02
  13. Soundtrack for Every Heaven 4.55 [B-side 12" Someone Somewhere]
  14. New Gold Dream (German 12" Remix) 6.52 [I only see evidence of an Italian 12" !]
  15. In Every Heaven 4.55 [previously unreleased] (6-CD Box 2012: Virgin SMBOX2 / 50999 956473 2 6)
    CD 2 in 2016 2-CD - Extended Versions:
  1. Promised You a Miracle (Extended) 4.49
  2. Seeing Out the Angel (1982 Instrumental Remix) 6.32
  3. Promised You a Miracle (US Remix by Steve Thompson) 5.56
  4. Promised You a Miracle (US Dub by Steve Thompson) 5.28
  5. Promised You a Miracle (US Special Extended Version) 6.11
  6. Glittering Prize (Club Mix) 4.57
  7. Glittering Prize (Extended Theme) 4.57
  8. Someone Somewhere in Summertime (Extended) 6.02
  9. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (German 12" Mix) 6.52
  10. King Is White and in the Crowd (Instrumental) 8.46 [previously unreleased?]
  11. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (German 12" Mix with Drums) 6.56 [previously unreleased?]
  12. In Every Heaven 4.24 [from 2012 6-CD Box "X5"] (2-CD 2016: Universal Music Catalogue 4766615)
    CD 3 in 2016 5CD+DVD - Edits and B-Sides:
  1. Promised You a Miracle (Single Edit) 3.59
  2. Theme for Great Cities 5.42 [B-side Promised You a Miracle; BUT first released 1981 on SISTER FEELINGS CALL - why release it here to??]
  3. Glittering Prize (Single Edit) 3.58
  4. Glittering Prize (Theme) 4.06 [B-side Glittering Prize]
  5. Someone Somewhere in Summertime (US promo 7" Version) 3.55 [same as LP but fades out!]
  6. Soundtrack for Every Heaven 4.56 [B-side 12" Someone Somewhere]
  7. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (Italian 7" Version) 4.46
    CD 4 in 2016 5CD+DVD - Radio Sessions:
  1. Promised You a Miracle (David Jensen Session 11 Feb 1982) 4.27
  2. In Trance as Mission (David Jensen Session 11 Feb 1982) 4.30
  3. King Is White and in the Crowd (David Jensen Session 11 Feb 1982) 5.18
  4. Promised You a Miracle (John Peel Session 15 Feb 1982) 4.38
  5. Love Song (John Peel Session 15 Feb 1982) 5.48
  6. Sons and Fascination (John Peel Session 15 Feb 1982) 6.42
  7. King Is White and in the Crowd (John Peel Session 15 Feb 1982) 6.05
  8. Someone Somewhere in Summertime (David Jensen Session 13 Aug 1982) 5.09
  9. Glittering Prize (David Jensen Session 13 Aug 1982) 4.19
  10. Hunter and the Hunted (David Jensen Session 13 Aug 1982) 5.55
    CD 5 in 2016 5CD+DVD - Alternative Mixes, Roughs and Demos:
  1. Someone Somewhere in Summertime (Full Duration) 5.43
  2. Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel (Full Duration Instrumental) 4.37
  3. Promised You a Miracle (Remix for Album: Long) 4.50
  4. Big Sleep (Instrumental) 5.09
  5. In Every Heaven (Full Duration) 5.37
  6. Somebody Up There Likes You (Full Duration Instrumental) 5.11
  7. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (Full Duration) 7.01
  8. Hunter and the Hunted (Alternative Take) 5.14
  9. King Is White and in the Crowd (Monitor Mix) 7.13
  10. In Every Heaven (Early Version) 4.35
    DVD in 2016 5CD+DVD - Alternative Mixes, Roughs and Demos:
  1. NEW GOLD DREAM (5.1 Mix) (Nine LP tracks + In Every Heaven)
  2. Promised You a Miracle 4.03 (Promo Video)
  3. Glittering Prize 4.03 (Promo Video)
  4. Promised You a Miracle (Top of the Pops Performance 17 April 1982) 3.33
  5. Glittering Prize (Top of the Pops Performance 2 Sep 1982) 3.39 (2016 5CD+DVD: Universal Music Catalogue 4766622)
Main album recorded in summer 1982.

6 Nov 1982 7"/12" Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)

    Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 4.35 / King Is White and in the Crowd (BBC Version 11 Feb 1982) 5.18 (7": Virgin, VS 538)

    Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 6.02 [Extended] //
    King Is White and in the Crowd (BBC Version 11 Feb 1982) 5.18 / Soundtrack for Every Heaven 4.55 (12": VS 538-12)

late 1982 Italian 7"/12" New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
    New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) 4.46 / Somebody Up There Likes You 4.58 (7": Virgin VIN 45064)

    New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) 6.52 / Somebody Up There Likes You 4.58 (Virgin VINX 1)

Feb (?) 1983 US remix 7"/12" Promised You a Miracle
    Promised You a Miracle 3.58 / The American 3.32 [from 1981] (7": A&M Records, AM-2523)

    Promised You a Miracle (Remix Version by Steve Thompson) 5.56 //
    Promised You a Miracle (Dub by Steve Thompson) 5.28 / The American [1981 12" Version] 7.01 (12": A&M Records SP-12057)

    Promised You a Miracle (Album Version) 4.26 / Promised You a Miracle (Special Extended Version) 6.17 (promo 12": A&M Records SP-17223)


Nov 1983 7"/12" Waterfront

    Waterfront 4.42 [Single Version] / Hunter and the Hunted (Live 20 Nov 1982 in Newcastle City Hall) 5.57 (7": Virgin, VS636)

    Waterfront 4.03 [Edit] / Hunter and the Hunted (Live 20 Nov 1982 in Newcastle City Hall) 5.57 (promo 7": VDJ636)

    Waterfront 5.53 [Extended] / Hunter and the Hunted (Live 20 Nov 1982 in Newcastle City Hall) 5.57 (12": VS636-12)

From discogs.com: "Single mix of Waterfront is almost the same as the album version, except instead of the sequenced keyboard intro you hear the drummer counting before the drums crash in".

Jan 1984 7"/12" Speed Your Love to Me

    Speed Your Love to Me 3.59 [LP version fade-out] / Bass Line 4.35 [Instumental version of "White Hot Day"] (7": Virgin, VS 649)

    Speed Your Love to Me (Extended Mix) 7.29 //
    Speed Your Love to Me 3.59 [LP version fade-out] / Bass Line 4.35 [Instumental version of "White Hot Day"] (12": VS 649-12)

6 Feb 1984 LP/MC (+ CD) SPARKLE IN THE RAIN
  1. Up on the Catwalk 4.45
  2. Book of Brilliant Things 4.20
  3. Speed Your Love to Me 4.25
  4. Waterfront 4.49
  5. East at Easter 3.30

  6. Street Hassle 5.15
  7. White Hot Day 4.33
  8. "C" Moon Cry Like a Baby 4.21
  9. The Kick inside of Me 4.45
  10. Shake off the Ghosts 3.58 (LP/MC: Virgin V2300/TCV 2300; CD 1985: CDV 2300)
    CD 2 in 2015 2-CD - B-Sides & Rarities:
  1. Waterfront (Single Edit) 4.42
  2. Hunter and the Hunted (Live 20 Nov 1982 in Newcastle City Hall) 5.55 [B-side Waterfront]
  3. Waterfront (Extended) 5.52
  4. Speed Your Love to Me (7" Fade-out) 3.59
  5. Bass Line 4.35 [B-side Speed Your Love to Me]
  6. Speed Your Love To Me (Extended) 7.18
  7. Up on the Catwalk (Single Edit) 4.04
  8. A Brass Band in Africa 5.01 [B-side Up on the Catwalk]
  9. Up on the Catwalk (Extended Mix) 7.34
  10. A Brass Band in African Chimes 9.20 [B-side 12" Up on the Catwalk]
  11. Waterfront (Promo Single Edit) 3.59 (2-CD 2015: Universal Music Group 00602537973507)
    CD 3 in 2015 4CD+DVD - Live 28 Feb 1984 at Barrowland, Glasgow 28.02.84:
  1. Shake off the Ghosts (Intro) 1.21
  2. Waterfront 8.09
  3. Up on the Catwalk 5.47
  4. Book of Brilliant Things 8.07
  5. Glittering Prize 6.06
  6. The American 7.14
  7. King Is White and in the Crowd 7.19
  8. Speed Your Love to Me 5.36
  9. Someone Somewhere in Summertime 6.05
    CD 4 in 2015 4CD+DVD
    Live 28 Feb 1984 at Barrowland, Glasgow 28.02.84 (continued):
  1. Promised You a Miracle 7.10
  2. Big Sleep 7.38
  3. New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) / Take Me to the River / Light My Fire 12.41
  4. Love Song / Glory 9.12
    Radio One Session, London, 1983:
  5. Waterfront 4.40
  6. The Kick inside of Me 5.39
  7. New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) 5.06
    DVD in 2015 4CD+DVD:
  1. SPARKLE IN THE RAIN (5.1 Surround Mix) (Ten LP tracks)
  2. Waterfront 4.49 (Promo Video)
  3. Speed Your Love to Me 4.24 (Promo Video)
  4. Up on the Catwalk 4.47 (Promo Video)
  5. Waterfront (Top of the Pops) 4.04
  6. Speed Your Love to Me (Live, Oxford Road Show) 5.02
  7. Up on the Catwalk (Live, Oxford Road Show) 3.32 (2015 4CD+DVD: Universal Music Group 3793491)
Main album recorded autumn 1983 in the United Kingdom.

later 1984 7"/12" Up on the Catwalk

    Up on the Catwalk 4.04 [Single Edit] / A Brass Band in Africa 5.10 (7": Virgin, VS 661)

    Up on the Catwalk (Extended Mix) 7.34 / A Brass Band in African Chimes 9.22 (12": VS661-12)

From discogs.com: "B is divided into three parts, where #2 is the 7" version "A Brass Band In Africa"."


April 1985 soundtrack 7"/12" Don't You (Forget about Me)

    Don't You (Forget about Me) 4.20 / A Brass Band in Africa 5.10 [from 1984] (7": Virgin, VS 749)

    Don't You (Forget bbout Me) 6.32 / A Brass Band in African Chimes 9.22 [from 1984] (12": VS 749-12)

Side A from the soundtrack to the movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB.


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