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The Wedding Present - Discography

Albums

These are the British Releases, all other releases will be available soon... Sources: "Orange Slices" and "Thank Yer, Very Glad".


 

 

 

George BestOct 1987 - UK LP (Reception Records LEEDS 1)
Oct 1987 - UK MC (Reception Records LEEDS 1C)
Oct 1987 - UK CD (Reception Records LEEDS 1CD)

1 Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft (4.07) 2 What Did Your Last Servant Die Of? (2.44) 3 Don't Be So Hard (2.42) 4 A Million Miles (3.32) 5 All This And More (2.23) 6 Getting Nowhere Fast * (1.42) 7 My Favourite Dress (4.14) 8 Shatner (2.06) 9 Something And Nothing (3.49) 10 It's What You Want That Matters (3.23) 11 Give My Love To Kevin (2.45) 12 Anyone Can Make A Mistake (3.18) 13 You Can't Moan Can You (3.18) 14 All About Eve * (2.10)
Total Time: 42.51 (* MC & CD only)

The first 3000 copies came in a "Wedding Present/George Best" carrier bag. Copies of the white 7", black 7" and 12" of 'My Favourite Dress' were also given away with early copies. 'My Favourite Dress' is a new version, 'It's What You Want That Matters' is a new version of 'What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?'. This was the first CD ever played by John Peel.

Tommy Jul 1988 - UK LP (Reception Records LEEDS 2)
Jul 1988 - UK MC (Reception Records LEEDS 2C)
Jul 1988 - UK CD (Reception Records LEEDS 2CD)

1 Go Out And Get 'Em Boy! (4.09) 2 (The Moment Before) Everything's Spoiled Again (3.19) 3 Once More (3.14) 4 At The Edge Of The Sea (2.39) 5 Living And Learning (2.52) 6 This Boy Can Wait (4.01) 7 You Should Always Keep In Touch With Your Friends (3.01) 8 Felicity (2.18) 9 What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted? (3.46) 10 Never Said (2.36) 11 Every Mother's Son (1.36) 12 My Favourite Dress (4.12)
Total Time: 37.53

1000 copies were signed by the band and sold exclusively by The Chain With No Name. 10,000 copies included a poster of the band's original line-up taken in Belgium. 'You Should Always...', 'Felicity' and 'What Becomes Of The...' are from 'Peel Sessions' EP, 'Living And Learning' from an Andy Kershaw radio session (November 28, 1985), the other tracks from singles. A. (Alan?) Middleton plays "feedback guitar" on "Living And Learning".

Ukrainski Vistupi V Johna Peela Feb 1989 - UK LP (RCA PL74104)
Feb 1989 - UK MC (RCA PK74104)
Feb 1989 - UK CD (RCA PD74104)

1 Davni Chasy (2.57) 2 Yikhav Kozak Za Dunai (2.23) 3 Tiutiunyk (1.24) 4 Zadumav Didochok (2.09) 5 Svitit Misyats (2.30) 6 Katrusya (2.32) 7 Vasya Vasyl'ok (2.51) 8 Hude Dnipro Hude (2.30) 9 Verkhovyno (7.18)
Total Time: 26.37

The 10" mini-LP was also given the catalogue number REC 010 when it was due for release through Red Rhino. Some copies left Red Rhino's warehouse. A booklet by Solowka was given away with the LP.

BizarroOct 1989 - UK LP (RCA PL74302)
Oct 1989 - UK MC (RCA PK74302)
Oct 1989 - UK CD (RCA PD74302)

1 Brassneck (4.50) 2 Crushed (2.44) 3 No (4.12) 4 Thanks (2.22) 5 Kennedy (4.21) 6 What Have I Said Now? (5.18) 7 Granadaland (4.49) 8 Bewitched (6.42) 9 Take Me! (9.16) 10 Be Honest (2.36)
Total Time: 47.29

'No' was originally titled 'Why Didn't You Just Say No?' and 'Take Me!' was originally titled 'Take Me, I'm Yours'.

SeamonstersMay 1991 - UK LP (RCA PL75012)
May 1991 - UK MC (RCA PK75012)
May 1991 - UK CD (RCA PD75012)

1 Dalliance (4.24) 2 Dare (3.43) 3 Suck (3.57) 4 Blonde (5.06) 5 Rotterdam (3.14) 6 Lovenest (5.11) 7 Corduroy (3.29) 8 Carolyn (3.36) 9 Heather (3.31) 10 Octopussy (6.17)
Total Time: 42.46

'Corduroy' is a new version.

Hit Parade 1Jun 1992 - UK LP (RCA PL75343)
Jun 1992 - UK MC (RCA PK75343)
Jun 1992 - UK CD (RCA PD75343)

1 Blue Eyes (2.52) 2 Go-Go Dancer (2.44) 3 Three (2.28) 4 Silver Shorts (3.21) 5 Come Play With Me (4.31) 6 California (3.09) 7 Cattle And Cane (3.02) 8 Don't Cry No Tears (2.29) 9 Think That It Might (2.39) 10 Falling (5.54) 11 Pleasant Valley Sunday (4.41) 12 Let's Make Some Plans (3.32)
Total Time: 41.49

This is a compilation of the first six singles of 1992.

Hit Parade 2Jan 1993 - UK LP (RCA 74321 1277 51)
Jan 1993 - UK MC (RCA 74321 1277 54)
Jan 1993 - UK CD (RCA 74321 1277 52)

1 Flying Saucer (4.49) 2 Boing! (3.32) 3 Love Slave (3.10) 4 Sticky (3.01) 5 The Queen Of Outer Space (2.53) 6 No Christmas (4.32) 7 Rocket (3.26) 8 Theme From Shaft (3.16) 9 Chant Of The Ever Circling Skeletal Family (2.25) 10 Go Wild In The Country (2.26) 11 U.F.O. (0.59) 12 Step Into Christmas (4.45)
Total Time: 39.45

The first 30,000 copies of this album came with an extra disc that has BBC-radio session versions of all the A-sides of the 1992 singles.

John Peel Sessions 1987-19901993 - UK LP (Strange Fruit SFRLP122)
1993 - UK CD (Strange Fruit SFRCD122)

1 Give My Love To Kevin (2.35) 2 Getting Nowhere Fast (1.55) 3 A Million Miles (3.15) 4 Something And Nothing (3.05) 5 Take Me I'm Yours (8.05) 6 Unfaithful (3.10) 7 Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now? (2.35) 8 Happy Birthday (3.15) 9 Dalliance (3.52) 10 Heather (3.48) 11 Blonde (4.07) 12 Niagara (4.23)
Total Time: 44.54

"Happy Birthday" is an Altered Images cover that has appeared 1988 on the "Kindness of Strangers" charity compilation (Give For Life GFL 1).

WatusiSep 1994 - UK LP (Island ILPS 8014/524 044-1)
Sep 1994 - UK MC (Island ICT 8014/524 044-4)
Sep 1994 - UK CD (Island CID 8014/524 044-2)
Sep 1994 - NL CD (Island 74321 23545 2)

1 So Long, Baby (2.24) 2 Click Click (4.25) 3 Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah (3.12) 4 Let Him Have It (2.55) 5 Gazebo (3.04) 6 Shake It (2.58) 7 Spangle (3.12) 8 It's A Gas (3.28) 9 Swimming Pools, Movie Stars (3.07) 10 Big Rat (3.33) 11 Catwoman (6.55) 12 Hot Pants (2.02)
Total Time: 41.47

MiniJan 1996 - UK LP (Cooking Vinyl COOK 094)
Jan 1996 - UK CD (Cooking Vinyl COOK 094 CD)
Jan 1996 - NL CD (Cooking Vinyl COOK 094X)

1 Drive (2.29) 2 Love Machine (3.52) 3 Go, Man, Go (2.23) 4 Mercury (4.19) 5 Convertible (2.14) 6 Sports Car (4.02) 7 Sucker * (1.43) 8 Waiting On The Guns * (3.20) 9 Jet Girl * (2.24)
Total Time: 26.50 (* COOK 094X only)

The first 5,000 copies contained a prize draw entry form, with which purchasers could enter a competition to win the 1968 Austin Mini Countryman Mk II (Registration Number BWA 504G) which was photographed for the sleeve artwork.
The draw was made live on Radio One by John Peel at Sound City 1996 in Leeds, and the winner was Simon Roberts of Shropshire.

SaturnaliaSep 1996 - UK LP (Cooking Vinyl COOK 099)
Sep 1996 - UK CD (Cooking Vinyl COOK CD 099)

1 Venus (1.53) 2 Real Thing (2.09) 3 Dreamworld (4.23) 4 2, 3, Go (5.13) 5 Snake Eyes (2.03) 6 Hula Doll (2.47) 7 Big Boots (3.45) 8 Montreal (3.06) 9 Skin Diving (3.10) 10 Jet Girl (2.21) 11 Kansas (2.53) 12 50s (4.58)
Total Time: 38.48

Evening Sessions 1986-1994Jun 1997 - UK CD (Strange Fruit Records SFRSCD029)

1 Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft (3.40) 2 Shatner (2.01) 3 My Favourite Dress (4.10) 4 I Found That Essence Rare (2.33) 5 Sticky (3.08) 6 No Christmas (3.25) 7 Loveslave (3.11) 8 The Queen Of Outer Space (2.54) 9 Click Click (4.13) 10 It's A Gas (3.31) 11 Hot Pants (2.12) 12 Catwoman (6.39)
Total Time: 41.41

John Peel Sessions 1992-1995Apr 1998 - UK CD (Cooking Vinyl COOK CD 146)

1 California (3.04) 2 Come Play With Me (4.27) 3 Flying Saucer (4.49) 4 Softly Softly (3.18) 5 Spangle (3.14) 6 So Long, Baby (2.38) 7 Gazebo (3.28) 8 Him Or Me (What's It Gonna Be?) (2.44) 9 Love Machine (3.45) 10 Go, Man, Go (2.22) 11 Drive (2.11) 12 Sports Car (3.18)
Total Time: 39.22

Take FountainFeb 2005 - UK CD (Scopitones TONE CD020)

1 On Ramp (2.03) 2 Interstate 5 (Extended Version) (8.06) 3Always The Quiet One (3.20) 4 I'm From Further North Than You (3.29) 5 Mars Sparkles Down On Me (4.14) 6 Ringway To Seatac (2.41) 7 Don't Touch That Dial (Pacific Northwest Version) (6.18) 8 It's For You (3.16) 9 Larry's (3.39) 10 Queen Anne (4.05) 11 Perfect Blue (5.31)
Total Time: 46.46

Search For ParadiseMay 2006 - UK CD (Scopitones TONE CD023)

1 Interstate 5 (2.03) 2 Bad Thing (8.06) 3 Snapshots (3.20) 4 I'm From Further North Than You (3.29) 5 Rekindling (4.14) 6 The Girl With The Curious Smile (2.41) 7 Nickels And Dimes (6.18) 8 I'm From Further North Than You (Klee Remix) (3.16) 9 Ringway To Seatac (3.39) 10 Shivers (4.05) 11 American Tan (5.31) 12 Interstate 5 (Acoustic Version) (2.44) 13 I'm From Further North Than You (Acoustic Version) (2.17) 14 Ringway To Seatac (Acoustic Version) (2.32)
Total Time: 46.46

DVD
Promotional videos of: Interstate 5, I'm From Further North Than You, Ringway To Seatac, Don't Touch That Dial. Perfect Blue [Three Minute Film]. Behind The Scenes.

©2005 Chester Severien ([email protected])