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  • Disc one: Digitally remastered by Tim Young
  • Disc two: Digitally remastered by Duncan Cowell
  • Disc one: Recorded February - June 1996 at Cathouse Studio, Pavilion Studios & Chiswick Reach, London
Annotation last modified on 2014-11-23 03:22 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Original Album
# Title Rating Length
1 From Red to Blue
3:20
2 Upfield
4 4:06
3 Everybody Loves You Babe
3:10
4 Sugardaddy
4:37
5 A Pict Song
4:56
6 Brickbat
3:14
7 The Space Race Is Over
4:26
8 Northern Industrial Town
2:58
9 The Fourteenth of February
3:27
10 King James Version
3:22
11 Goalhanger
3:43
CD 2: Bonus CD: Extra Tracks
# Title Rating Length
1 As Long as You Hold (demo)
3:26
2 Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet? (demo)
1:42
3 Sugar Daddy (demo)
4:07
4 The Space Race Is Over (demo)
5:10
5 Goalhanger (demo)
2:43
6 Upfield (demo)
5:03
7 The Fourteenth of February (demo)
3:26
8 Qualifications
1:48
9 Never Had No One Ever
3:40
10 Thatcherites
4:13
11 All Fall Down
3:34

Credits

CD 1: Original Album

electric bass guitar:
Nigel Frydman (track 11)
cello:
Diedre Cooper (tracks 6, 9)
Hammond organ:
Terry Disley (track 1)
bass guitar:
Fionn Ó Lochlainn (tracks 2, 4)
trumpet:
Dave Woodhead (trumpeter) (tracks 2, 11)
strings:
Terry Disley (tracks 6, 9)
mandolin:
Ashley Drees (track 10)
membranophone:
J.F.T. Hood (tracks 2, 4, 9)
membranophone and percussion:
J.F.T. Hood (tracks 7, 11)
organ and piano:
Cara Tivey (tracks 2, 4)
guitar:
Billy Bragg (tracks 1–2, 4–11)
double bass:
Chucho Merchán (track 9)
Chris Morgan (US guitarist for Canned Heat) (tracks 7, 10)
keyboard:
Cara Tivey (tracks 7, 11)
keyboard and piano:
Cara Tivey (track 9)
alto saxophone:
Terry Edwards (saxophonist/guitarist/horn player/member of the Higsons) (track 11)
alto saxophone and baritone saxophone:
Terry Edwards (saxophonist/guitarist/horn player/member of the Higsons) (track 2)
piano:
Cara Tivey (track 3)
trombone:
Caroline Hall (multi-instrumentalist performer: trombone, bass-clarinet, clarinet, flute, piano, vibraphone, accordion, percussion) (tracks 2, 11)
flugelhorn:
Dave Woodhead (trumpeter) (track 4)
composer:
Billy Bragg (tracks 1–11)
engineer:
Andy Peak (tracks 1–11)
lyricist:
Billy Bragg (tracks 1–4, 6–11)
Rudyard Kipling (track 5)
producer:
Grant Showbiz (tracks 1–11)
vocals:
Billy Bragg (tracks 1–11)
mixed at:
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996) (tracks 2, 6–7, 9)
recorded at:
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996) (tracks 2, 6–7, 9)
recording of:
A Pict Song (track 5)
Brickbat (track 6)
From Red to Blue (track 1)
Goalhanger (track 11)
King James Version (track 10)
Sugardaddy (track 4)
Upfield (track 2)

CD 2: Bonus CD: Extra Tracks

acoustic guitar:
Billy Bragg (1996-02) (track 7)
violin:
Elliet Mackrell (1996) (track 10)
Eliza Carthy (1997-02-27) (track 11)
bodhrán:
Rory Campbell (1996) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Nigel Frydman (1996-08-22) (track 9)
trumpet:
Dave Woodhead (trumpeter) (1996-08-22) (track 9)
mandolin:
Ashley Drees (1996) (track 10)
membranophone:
J.F.T. Hood (1996-08-22) (track 9)
guitar:
Billy Bragg (1995-10-31) (tracks 4, 6)
Billy Bragg (1996) (track 10)
Billy Bragg (1996-08-22) (track 9)
Billy Bragg (1997-02-27) (track 11)
banjo:
Billy Bragg (1997-02-27) (track 11)
keyboard:
Cara Tivey (1995-10-31) (track 4)
Billy Bragg (1996-02) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Terry Edwards (saxophonist/guitarist/horn player/member of the Higsons) (1996-08-22) (track 9)
piano:
Cara Tivey (1995-10-31) (tracks 4, 6)
baritone saxophone:
Terry Edwards (saxophonist/guitarist/horn player/member of the Higsons) (1996-08-22) (track 9)
trombone:
Caroline Hall (multi-instrumentalist performer: trombone, bass-clarinet, clarinet, flute, piano, vibraphone, accordion, percussion) (1996-08-22) (track 9)
additional composer:
Woody Guthrie (track 2)
additional lyricist:
Woody Guthrie (track 2)
arranger:
Billy Bragg (track 10)
background vocals:
The Mint Juleps (1995-10-31) (track 6)
composer:
Johnny Marr (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 10)
Billy Bragg (tracks 1, 3–8)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
Billy Bragg (tracks 1, 3–8, 10)
Morrissey (track 9)
producer:
Grant Showbiz (tracks 8–11)
recording engineer:
Wiggy (1995-08) (track 2)
vocals:
Billy Bragg (1995-10-31) (tracks 4, 6)
Billy Bragg (1996) (track 10)
Billy Bragg (1996-08-22) (track 9)
Billy Bragg (1997-02-27) (track 11)
Eliza Carthy (1997-02-27) (track 11)
recorded at:
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1994-11) (track 1)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1995-10-31) (tracks 3–6)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996) (track 10)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996-02) (track 7)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996-06-14) (track 8)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996-08-22) (track 9)
Cathouse Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1997-02-27) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Never Had No One Ever (1996-08-22) (track 9)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Little Red Shoes (track 2)
recording of:
As Long as You Hold Me (1994-11) (track 1)
Goalhanger (1995-10-31) (track 5)
Sugardaddy (1995-10-31) (track 3)
The Space Race Is Over (1995-10-31) (track 4)
Upfield (1995-10-31) (track 6)
Thatcherites (1996) (track 10)
The Fourteenth of February (1996-02) (track 7)
Qualifications (1996-06-14) (track 8)

Release

mastering: Duncan Cowell
Tim Young (mastering engineer)
producer: Grant Showbiz
mastered at: Metropolis (London) in London, England, United Kingdom
Sound Mastering in London, England, United Kingdom
ASIN: US: B000I2J7E0 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/68353 [info]
Wikidata: Q8005642 [info]