Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Axe Victim
5:16
2 Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape
3:27
3 Stage Whispers
3:07
4 Maid in Heaven
2:28
5 Sister Seagull
3:39
6 Jean Cocteau
2:50
7 Fair Exchange
4:49
8 Ships in the Night
4:11
9 Blazing Apostles
5 4:31
10 Kiss of Light
3:14
11 Modern Music
3:47
12 Twilight Capers
4:32
13 Electrical Language
3:39
14 Possession
2:37
15 Island of the Dead
3:47
16 Life in the Air Age (live)
4:24
17 Teenage Archangel
3:32
18 Jets at Dawn (Smile Records version)
6:51

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, afuche / cabasa, electric guitar, marimba and tambourine:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (track 15)
bass guitar:
Charles Tumahai (tracks 14–15)
membranophone:
Simon Fox (tracks 14–15)
membranophone and percussion:
Simon Fox (tracks 3–6)
Minimoog and Moog:
Andy Clark (UK keyboard and synthesizer player) (track 14)
guitar, keyboard and percussion:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (tracks 3–6)
bass and percussion:
Charles Tumahai (tracks 3–6)
electric guitar and tambourine:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (track 14)
Rhodes piano:
Andy Clark (UK keyboard and synthesizer player) (track 15)
arranger:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (track 1)
background vocals:
Charles Tumahai (tracks 3–6)
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (track 15)
composer:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (tracks 1–18)
engineer:
John Leckie (tracks 14–15)
lead vocals:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (tracks 1, 3–6, 14–15)
lyricist:
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (tracks 1–18)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (Producer) (tracks 3–6)
John Leckie (tracks 7–11, 14–15)
Ian McLintock (track 1)
Bill Nelson (English experimental musician) (tracks 7–11, 14–15)
recording engineer:
Haydn Bendall (producer and engineer) (tracks 14–15)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (tracks 1, 4–5, 10, 14–15)
publisher:
Arnakata Music Ltd (tracks 13–15)
B. Feldman & Co. Ltd. (tracks 1–12, 16, 18)
Complete Music Ltd. (tracks 13–15)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 8, 11, 13–15)
Glenwood Music Corp. (tracks 1–2)
Henrees Music co. (tracks 2, 8)
Nelsongs Ltd (tracks 17–18)
recorded at:
Rolling Stones Mobile Studio in United Kingdom (1977) (tracks 14–15)
sampled by:
Modern Music by Be Bop Deluxe (tracks 5, 9)
samples:
live recording of:
Life in the Air Age (track 16)
recording of:
Axe Victim (track 1)
Blazing Apostles (track 9)
Electrical Language (track 13)
Fair Exchange (track 7)
Jean Cocteau (track 6)
Jets at Dawn (track 18)
Kiss of Light (track 10)
Maid in Heaven (track 4)
Modern Music (track 11)
Ships in the Night (track 8)
Sister Seagull (track 5)
Stage Whispers (track 3)
Teenage Archangel (track 17)
Twilight Capers (track 12)
Islands of the Dead (1977) (track 15)
Possession (1977) (track 14)