Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Too Hot to Move, Too Hot to Think
4:02
2 American Sailors
0:49
3 Falling Over You
3:41
4 Goodbye Little Boy
3:26
5 Bottle of Love
2:53
6 Go Home Eddie
2:36
7 The Spinning Top Song
3:34
8 Butterflies Into Worms
3:19
9 Can't Help Falling in Love
3:10
10 New Year's Greetings
5:43
11 Good Fortune Rose
3:32
12 Shell of the Man
4:00
13 One Mechanic Town
3:10
14 Jack's Hole
2:57
15 Blackeyed Susan
4:01
16 You Minus Me
2:40
17 The Clown Prince
4:36
18 Fairytale Love
4:00
19 How Could I Help but Love You
3:53
CD 2: demos
# Title Rating Length
1 Too Hot to Move, Too Hot to Think
4:23
2 American Sailors
1:07
3 Why Don't You Leave for Good This Time
1:57
4 Bottle of Love
3:36
5 The Spinning Top Song
3:31
6 Butterflies Into Worms
2:50
7 New Year's Greetings
6:24
8 Good Fortune Rose
3:28
9 One Mechanic Town
3:25
10 Jack's Hole
3:00
11 Blackeyed Susan
3:55
12 You Minus Me
2:42
13 The Clown Prince
5:20
14 Fairytale Love
4:51
15 (You've Got) a Funny Way of Showing You Love Me
2:13
16 No More After You
3:10
17 In the Dark
2:40

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (tracks 7, 10)
David McComb (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10, 17)
violin:
Louisa Fuller (violinist) (track 10)
Rob McComb (track 17)
Katherine Shave (track 10)
shakers:
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
Stephen Street (track 17)
cello:
Rachel Maguire (track 10)
Robert Woollard (track 10)
cymbal:
Alsy MacDonald (track 15)
afoxé:
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
strings arranger:
John Metcalfe (UK-based composer, arranger and violist) (track 10)
glockenspiel:
David McComb (track 5)
viola:
Helen Kamminga (track 10)
John Metcalfe (UK-based composer, arranger and violist) (track 10)
drums:
Alsy MacDonald (tracks 13, 17)
drums programming:
Alsy MacDonald (tracks 7, 11)
Stephen Street (track 8)
classical guitar:
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (track 3)
tambourine:
Phillip Kakulas (track 17)
Alsy MacDonald (track 7)
claves:
Alsy MacDonald (track 17)
synthesizer:
David McComb (track 15)
flute [happy whistler]:
David McComb (track 5)
organ:
Adam Peters (track 5)
Jill Birt (track 7)
David McComb (tracks 5, 17)
electric cello:
Adam Peters (tracks 4, 7)
guitar [fuzz]:
Rob McComb (track 13)
guitar [picked]:
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (track 13)
guitar [reverse]:
David McComb (track 15)
guitar [tremolo]:
Rob McComb (track 8)
harmonica:
Rob McComb (tracks 10–11)
bass:
Martyn P. Casey (tracks 4, 10–11, 13)
bass [monster bass]:
Adam Peters (track 7)
maracas:
Rita Menendez (track 17)
double bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (track 10)
Phillip Kakulas (tracks 5, 8, 15, 17)
electric guitar:
Phillip Kakulas (track 17)
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (tracks 5, 8)
Rob McComb (tracks 4, 7)
David McComb (tracks 5, 10, 13, 15, 17)
electric guitar [gated electric]:
David McComb (track 11)
lap steel guitar:
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (tracks 4, 10)
brushes:
Alsy MacDonald (tracks 4, 10)
percussion:
Phillip Kakulas (track 5)
percussion [wood sticks]:
Alsy MacDonald (track 7)
snare drum:
Phillip Kakulas (track 17)
keyboard:
Jill Birt (tracks 4, 7, 10–11)
David McComb (track 10)
keyboard [casio, korg]:
Jill Birt (track 8)
piano:
Adam Peters (tracks 8, 10, 17)
David McComb (track 13)
accordion:
Jack Embow (track 17)
accordion arranger:
Ross Bolleter (track 17)
güiro:
Phillip Kakulas (track 17)
sampler:
Alsy MacDonald (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Giles Adams (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
assistant mixer:
Ed Butler (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
Ingmar Kiang (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
background vocals:
Martyn P. Casey (tracks 7, 13)
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (track 5)
Alsy MacDonald (tracks 5, 13)
Rob McComb (track 13)
Rita Menendez (tracks 8, 15)
David McComb (track 5)
co-producer:
David McComb (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
composer:
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
Adam Peters (tracks 3–4)
David McComb (tracks 1, 3–4, 10, 15, 18)
engineer:
Stephen Street (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
instruments:
"Evil" Graham Lee (Australian rock musician) (track 11)
lyricist:
Phillip Kakulas (track 15)
Adam Peters (tracks 3–4)
David McComb (tracks 1, 3–4, 10, 15, 18)
producer:
Stephen Street (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
programming:
Alsy MacDonald (tracks 4–5)
Adam Peters (track 3)
Jill Birt (tracks 7, 11)
vocals:
Phillip Kakulas (track 5)
Rita Menendez (tracks 5, 17)
Jill Birt (tracks 4, 11)
David McComb (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 10, 13, 15, 17)
writer:
Luigi Creatore (track 9)
Hugo Peretti (track 9)
George David Weiss (track 9)
publisher:
Intersong (German publisher) (track 9)
mixed at:
Fallout Shelter in London, England, United Kingdom (1988-11) (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
recorded at:
The Justice Room in Somerset, England, United Kingdom (1988-09 – 1988-10) (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Wise Men Still (track 9)
later translated versions:
Comment ne pas être amoureux de vous ? (French translation transl) (track 9)
Todo irá bien (Spanish translation) (track 9)
好きにならずにいられない (“Can’t Help Falling in Love” Japanese version) (track 9)
recording of:
American Sailors (track 2)
Blackeyed Susan (track 15)
Bottle of Love (track 5)
Fairytale Love (track 18)
Falling Over You (track 3)
Go Home Eddie (track 6)
Good Fortune Rose (track 11)
Goodbye Little Boy (track 4)
Jack's Hole (track 14)
One Mechanic Town (track 13)
Shell of the Man (track 12)
The Clown Prince (track 17)
You Minus Me (track 16)

CD 2: demos

composer:
Phil Kakulas (track 11)
David McComb (tracks 1, 7, 11, 14)
lyricist:
Phil Kakulas (track 11)
David McComb (tracks 1, 7, 11, 14)
recording of:
American Sailors (track 2)
Blackeyed Susan (track 11)
Bottle of Love (track 4)
Fairytale Love (track 14)
Good Fortune Rose (track 8)
In the Dark (track 17)
Jack's Hole (track 10)
No More After You (track 16)
One Mechanic Town (track 9)
The Clown Prince (track 13)
You Minus Me (track 12)