Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Pedra Da Gavea
4:07
2 Front Line
3:41
3 Bombay Duck
3:13
4 Animal Showdown
2:37
5 Big Ben
3:54
6 Rhapsody in Blue
5:21
7 Wooly Willy Tango
3:14
8 The Pulse
5:15
9 Swan Lager
2:42
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
1 March of the Gladiators
4:50
2 Flacons De Neige
4:58
3 The Flasher
5:25
4 The Palais
2:17
5 Stand By
3:28
6 Sea Horses
3:41
7 Half Holiday
2:56
8 Summertime
4:21
9 Credits
2:39

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar:
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–9)
drums (drum set):
Frank Gibson Jr (tracks 1–9)
bass guitar:
Bruce Lynch (tracks 1–9)
electric guitar:
Nico Ramsden (tracks 1–9)
percussion:
Frank Gibson Jr (tracks 1–9)
keyboard:
Rick Wakeman (tracks 1–9)
arranger:
Tony Visconti (track 6)
Rick Wakeman (track 9)
assistant engineer:
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (tracks 1–9)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 9)
Rick Wakeman (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
engineer:
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–9)
writer:
Irving Cohn (track 4)
Frank Silver (track 4)
publisher:
Salabert (track 4)
cover recording of:
is based on:
later translated versions:
recording of:
Big Ben (track 5)
Bombay Duck (track 3)
Front Line (track 2)
Pedra da Gavea (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Rick Wakeman version) (track 6)
Swan Lager (track 9)
The Pulse (track 8)
Wooly Willy Tango (track 7)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 6)

12" Vinyl 2

acoustic guitar:
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–9)
drums (drum set):
Frank Gibson Jr (tracks 1–9)
bass guitar:
Bruce Lynch (tracks 1–9)
electric guitar:
Nico Ramsden (tracks 1–9)
percussion:
Frank Gibson Jr (tracks 1–9)
keyboard:
Rick Wakeman (tracks 1–9)
arranger:
Rick Wakeman (tracks 1, 8)
assistant engineer:
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (tracks 1–9)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 8)
Արամ Խաչատրյան (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (track 1)
Rick Wakeman (tracks 2–7, 9)
engineer:
Tony Visconti (tracks 1–9)
is based on:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 8)
recording of:
Credits (track 9)
Flacons De Neige (track 2)
Half Holiday (track 7)
Sea Horses (track 6)
Stand-by (track 5)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 8)
The Flasher (track 3)
The Palais (track 4)

Release

design/illustration:Michael Ross (worked with photos and art for Sting)
photography:Paul Wakefield (photography)