Recorded at Hybrid Studio and Brian Eno's studio. Mastered by Tony Cousins. Featuring Hahn
Rowe, James Pinker
(Heavenly Bodies), Nell Catchpole, Brian Eno, Roger Eno, Ben
Arion, Daniel Lanois, Richard Henderson and Jo Burgess. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Chris Bigg, Russell Mills, Simon Larbalestier,
Douglas Brothers and Pirate
Design. «Slow Breakdown» cowritten by Brian Eno.
Promotional release for the box set from Capitol. It has the same
cover as the bonus CD in the box set.
Promo released in the US by Capitol (DPRO-79354). «Plain Tiger»
written by Fraser/Guthrie/Hinnigan.
MAD315CD (1983): MAD315, BAD604, AD604, Breakdown, The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (12")
Featuring Steve Wright, Michael Smith and Bunny McKenzie. Produced by
Paul «Graucho» Smykle. Copostproduced by John Fryer. «Keep On Pushing»
cowritten by Ian Robbins.
«Nation» written by Ian
Robbins. «Justice» written by Ian Robbins.
CAD508CD (1985): CAD508, Edit the Dragon, Hipnition, We Walk Around The Streets, Arena II [R (*Arena*) NONVS1]
CADC508 (1985): CAD508, MAD509
Featuring Chris Karan,
William Orbit and Tony Parsons. Engineered by Jon Turner, John Madden and Rico. Sleeve
by 23 Envelope
and The Duvet Bros. The first 10000 copies of CAD508 included MAD509.
It is rumoured that CAD C 508 has MAD509 on side two. «Say You»
written by U. Roy. «Punch»
produced by Bob Carter.
«You Keep Me Hanging On» written by Holland, Dozier,
Holland (Motown). «You Keep Me Hanging On» originally recorded by
the Supremes. «Arena» mixed by Hugh Jones. «Hipnition»
written by Ian Robbins.
Released in Japan by Columbia with a different sleeve, similar to
inside cover of the UK release (YQ-7046 (lp) and 30CY-1654 (cd)).
Included free with the first 10000 copies of CAD508. Released in
Australia by Virgin with a different sleeve. «Hipnition» written by
This was released by PolyGram (Canada), LP834 221-1, MC834 221-4. It
is essentially the same as MAD315CD, except that the versions of
«Breakdown» and «The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme» are the 7"
mixes here and the 12" mixes on MAD315CD. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver and Christopher Bigg.
Might have been released by Virgin in France (SA 1082).
Pixies are Black
Lovering, Kim Deal and Joey Santiago. Kim Deal is
listed as «Mrs. John Murphy» on MAD709 and CAD803, but she later
divorced the guy and dropped the name. Released in the US by Rough
Trade as «Rough US 43». Produced by Gary Smith. Engineered by Paul Kolderie. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver and Simon Larbalestier.
Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10 produced by John Fryer. The rest produced by
Gil Norton and engineered by Al Clay. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Christopher Bigg, Sarah Tucker and Bleddyn Butcher. Initial
quantities of the LP had postcards included. «Fell From The Sun»
appears on the "Early Recordings" album from Opal. «Fell From The
Sun» written by Opal.
Promo interview disc released by Elektra (PRCD-8829-2).
Released in Japan (COCY-78365).
BAD1001, BAD1001CD (1991): AD1001, Amazing Grace [R TAD5017CD], Cottonmouth [R TAD2019CD]
Exit Leslie Langston.
Enter Fred Abong. Sleeve by
Vaughan Oliver, Archer,
Quinell and Dave Coppenhall. Engineered by Paul Kolderie. «Counting
Backwards» engineered by John Beverly Jones.
«Counting Backwards» produced by Dennis Herring.
Released in the US.
Promo released in the US (PRO-CD-8651). In a card sleeve designed by
v23. `The Beech Boys Story' is an interview.