Tracklist

10" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Absolutely Cuckoo
5 1:34
A2 I Don’t Believe in the Sun
4.5 4:16
A3 All My Little Words
5 2:46
A4 A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off
4.5 2:41
A5 Reno Dakota
4 1:05
A6 I Don’t Want to Get Over You
5 2:22
B1 Come Back From San Francisco
4.5 2:48
B2 The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side
3.5 3:43
B3 Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits
4 2:25
B4 The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be
4 1:11
B5 I Think I Need a New Heart
4 2:32
B6 The Book of Love
4 2:42
10" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long
4 2:33
C2 How Fucking Romantic
3.5 0:58
C3 The One You Really Love
4 2:53
C4 Punk Love
4 0:58
C5 Parades Go By
3.5 2:56
C6 Boa Constrictor
3.5 0:58
D1 A Pretty Girl Is Like…
3.5 1:50
D2 My Sentimental Melody
5 3:07
D3 Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing
4 2:27
D4 Sweet‐Lovin’ Man
5 4:59
D5 The Things We Did and Didn’t Do
4.5 2:11
10" Vinyl 3
# Title Rating Length
E1 Roses
3 0:27
E2 Love Is Like Jazz
3 2:56
E3 When My Boy Walks Down the Street
3.5 2:38
E4 Time Enough for Rocking When We’re Old
3.5 2:03
E5 Very Funny
4 1:26
E6 Grand Canyon
3.5 2:28
E7 No One Will Ever Love You
4 3:14
F1 If You Don’t Cry
5 3:07
F2 You’re My Only Home
3.5 2:17
F3 (Crazy for You but) Not That Crazy
3.5 2:18
F4 My Only Friend
4 2:01
F5 Promises of Eternity
4 3:46
10" Vinyl 4
# Title Rating Length
G1 World Love
4.5 3:07
G2 Washington, D.C.
4 1:53
G3 Long‐Forgotten Fairytale
4 3:37
G4 Kiss Me Like You Mean It
4 2:01
G5 Papa Was a Rodeo
3.5 5:01
H1 Epitaph for My Heart
3.5 2:50
H2 Asleep and Dreaming
4 1:53
H3 The Sun Goes Down and the World Goes Dancing
5 2:46
H4 The Way You Say Good‐Night
5 2:44
H5 Abigail, Belle of Kilronan
3.5 2:00
H6 I Shatter
5 3:09
10" Vinyl 5
# Title Rating Length
I1 Underwear
4 2:49
I2 It’s a Crime
5 3:54
I3 Busby Berkeley Dreams
3.5 3:36
I4 I’m Sorry I Love You
3.5 3:06
I5 Acoustic Guitar
3.5 2:37
J1 The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure
4.5 3:11
J2 Love in the Shadows
4 2:54
J3 Bitter Tears
4 2:51
J4 Wi’ Nae Wee Bairn Ye’ll Me Beget
3.5 1:55
J5 Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
4.5 2:19
J6 Experimental Music Love
3 0:29
10" Vinyl 6
# Title Rating Length
K1 Meaningless
4 2:08
K2 Love Is Like a Bottle of Gin
4.5 1:46
K3 Queen of the Savages
3.5 2:12
K4 Blue You
3.5 3:03
K5 I Can’t Touch You Anymore
4.5 3:05
K6 Two Kinds of People
4 1:10
L1 How to Say Goodbye
3.5 2:48
L2 The Night You Can’t Remember
4.35 2:17
L3 For We Are the King of the Boudoir
3.5 1:14
L4 Strange Eyes
4 2:01
L5 Xylophone Track
3.5 2:47
L6 Zebra
3.5 2:15

Credits

10" Vinyl 1

composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks A1–B6)
guest violin:
Ida Pearle (violinist) (track B2)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track A3)
Dudley Kludt (track B2)
Shirley Simms (track B1)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track A5)
Stephin Merritt (tracks A1–A2, A4, A6, B3–B6)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks A1–B6)
later translated versions:
El libro del amor (track B6)
Todas mis palabras (track A3)
recording of:
Absolutely Cuckoo (track A1)
All My Little Words (track A3)
Reno Dakota (track A5)
The Book of Love (track B6)

10" Vinyl 2

composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks C1–D5)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track D2)
Dudley Kludt (track C2)
Shirley Simms (track C6)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track D4)
Stephin Merritt (tracks C1, C3–C5, D1, D3, D5)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks C1–D5)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Boa Constrictor (track C6)
Parades Go By (track C5)
Punk Love (track C4)
Sweet-Lovin’ Man (track D4)

10" Vinyl 3

bass:
John Woo (track E4)
arranger:
Chris Ewen (track F5)
Claudia Gonson (track E5)
composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks E1–F5)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track E1)
Dudley Kludt (track E5)
Shirley Simms (track E7)
guest performer:
Chris Ewen (track F5)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track F1)
Stephin Merritt (tracks E2–E4, E6, F2–F5)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks E1–F5)
later translated versions:
Qué gracioso (track E5)
recording of:
Grand Canyon (track E6)
If You Don’t Cry (track F1)
Love Is Like Jazz (track E2)
My Only Friend (track F4)
Roses (track E1)
Very Funny (track E5)

10" Vinyl 4

arranger:
Claudia Gonson (track G1)
Daniel Handler (track H2)
composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks G1–H6)
guest keyboard:
Daniel Handler (track H2)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track H4)
Dudley Kludt (track G3)
Shirley Simms (tracks G4–G5)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track G2)
Stephin Merritt (tracks G1, G5–H3, H5–H6)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks G1–H6)
later translated versions:
Bésame con ganas (track G4)
recording of:
Asleep and Dreaming (track H2)
I Shatter (track H6)
Papa Was a Rodeo (track G5)
Washington, D.C. (track G2)
World Love (track G1)

10" Vinyl 5

guitar:
Claudia Gonson (track J5)
arranger:
Chris Ewen (track I2)
Claudia Gonson (track I3)
composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks I1–J6)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track J3)
Dudley Kludt (track I2)
Shirley Simms (track I4)
guest performer:
Chris Ewen (track I2)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (tracks I5, J5)
Stephin Merritt (tracks I1, I3, J1–J2, J4–J6)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks I1–J6)
later translated versions:
Ropa interior (track I1)
Sí, oh sí (track J5)
recording of:
Acoustic Guitar (track I5)
Bitter Tears (track J3)
It’s a Crime (track I2)
Love in the Shadows (track J2)
Underwear (track I1)
Yeah! Oh, Yeah! (track J5)

10" Vinyl 6

composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks K1–L6)
guest theremin:
Chris Ewen (track K4)
guest accordion:
Daniel Handler (track L6)
guest harmonium:
LD Beghtol (track L5)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (track L3)
Dudley Kludt (track K4)
Shirley Simms (track L4)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track L6)
Stephin Merritt (tracks K1–K3, K5–L2, L5)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks K1–L6)
other vocals:
Claudia Gonson (track K4)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Blue You (track K4)
How to Say Goodbye (track L1)
Meaningless (track K1)
Strange Eyes (track L4)
Two Kinds of People (track K6)
Xylophone Track (track L5)
Zebra (track L6)

Release

ASIN: UK: B01I5ZJYQ2 [info]