Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1: Songs With Words
# Title Rating Length
A1 Hope Against Hope
4:59
A2 Sometimes
3:53
A3 Throne of Blood
3:15
A4 You Were an Optimist
3:19
A5 All the Wrong Reasons
5:26
B1 The Pursuit of Happiness
5:30
B2 Hard Light
4:41
B3 It’s Locked Away
5:10
B4 Birthmark
4:10
B5 Because of You
3:53
12" Vinyl 2: Songs With Words
# Title Rating Length
C1 Now Is Now
4:51
C2 Sermon on Competition, Part 2
5:00
C3 Tilt
5:07
C4 Trouble Follows (1994 remix)
3:53
C5 Ice Age (1994 remix)
5:27
D1 Following My Heart
4:29
D2 Mood Swing
5:06
D3 The Red and the Black
6:24
D4 Pearls of Wisdom
4:01
D5 Blind
3:55
12" Vinyl 3: Songs Without Words
# Title Rating Length
E1 Elliott Abrams in Hell
2:21
E2 Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
5:01
E3 No God
5:00
E4 Thorn in My Side
2:55
E5 Sin Embargo
3:43
E6 Bitter and Twisted
3:13
E7 Paint It Black
4:31
F1 Trash Train
3:58
F2 Out of the Question
2:56
F3 Trollbinders Theme
4:25
F4 The Last Temptation of Susan
2:38
F5 Guitar Trio
13:20

Credits

12" Vinyl 1: Songs With Words

bass guitar:
Susan Stenger (tracks A1–B5)
drums:
Ron Spitzer (tracks A1–B5)
guitar family:
Karen Haglof (tracks B1–B5)
Page Hamilton (tracks B1–B5)
Susan Lyall (tracks A1–A5)
Susan Tallman (tracks A1–A5)
Robert Poss (tracks A1–B5)
assistant engineer:
John Herman (tracks A3–A5)
background vocals:
Alva Rogers (tracks A1–A5)
co-engineer:
Bob Coulter (tracks A1–A2)
Bill Hemy (tracks A1–A2)
Robert Power (tracks A1–A2)
composer:
Susan Stenger (tracks B1–B2, B4)
Robert Poss (tracks A1–A5, B2–B5)
engineer:
Russ Landis (tracks B1–B5)
Jim Klein (tracks A3–A5)
lead vocals:
Page Hamilton (track B3)
Susan Stenger (tracks B1–B2, B4)
Robert Poss (tracks A1–A5, B5)
lyricist:
Susan Stenger (tracks B1–B2, B4)
Robert Poss (tracks A1–A5, B2–B5)
mixer:
Jim Klein (tracks B1–B5)
phonographic copyright by:
Furthur (tracks A1, A3–A5)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (tracks A1–A2, A4)
mixed at:
Platinum Island Studios in New York, New York, United States (1987-05 – 1987-06) (tracks A3–A5)
recorded at:
Platinum Island Studios in New York, New York, United States (1987-05 – 1987-06) (tracks A3–A5)
remixed at:
recording of:
Because of You (track B5)
Birthmark (track B4)
Hard Light (track B2)
Hope Against Hope (track A1)
It's Locked Away (track B3)
Sometimes (track A2)
Throne of Blood (track A3)

12" Vinyl 2: Songs With Words

bass guitar:
Susan Stenger (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
drums:
Ron Spitzer (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
guitar family:
Anne Husick (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
Mark Lonergan (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
Robert Poss (tracks C2–C3, D2, D4)
composer:
Robert Poss (tracks C1–D5)
Susan Stenger (tracks C1–C2, C5–D5)
engineer:
Oz Fritz (tracks C2–C3)
Bryce Goggin (tracks D2, D4)
lead vocals:
Susan Stenger (tracks C2, D2, D4)
lyricist:
Robert Poss (tracks C1–C2, C4–D5)
Susan Stenger (tracks C1–C2, C5–D5)
producer:
Robert Poss (tracks C2–C3, D2)
remix of:
Blind by Band of Susans (track D5)
Ice Age by Band of Susans (track C5)
Now Is Now by Band of Susans (track C1)
remixes:
recording of:
Blind (track D5)
Following My Heart (track D1)
Ice Age (track C5)
Mood Swing (track D2)
Now Is Now (track C1)
Pearls of Wisdom (track D4)
Tilt (track C3)
Trouble Follows (track C4)

12" Vinyl 3: Songs Without Words

bass guitar:
Susan Stenger (tracks E1–F5)
drums:
Ron Spitzer (tracks E1–F5)
guitar family:
Karen Haglof (tracks E4–E5)
Page Hamilton (tracks E4–E5)
Anne Husick (tracks E6–F5)
Mark Lonergan (tracks E6–F5)
Susan Lyall (tracks E1–E3)
Robert Poss (tracks E1–F5)
Susan Tallman (tracks E1–E3)
assistant engineer:
John Herman (tracks E1, E3)
co-engineer:
Bob Coulter (track E2)
Bill Hemy (track E2)
Robert Power (track E2)
composer:
Rhys Chatham (track F5)
Robert Poss (tracks E1–E6, F1–F4)
Susan Stenger (tracks F1–F4)
engineer:
Oz Fritz (tracks E6, F5)
Bryce Goggin (tracks E7–F4)
Russ Landis (tracks E4–E5)
Jim Klein (tracks E1, E3)
mixer:
Jim Klein (tracks E4–E5)
producer:
Robert Poss (tracks E6, F2–F5)
writer:
Mick Jagger (track E7)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist) (track E7)
phonographic copyright by:
Furthur (tracks E1, E3)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track E7)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track E2)
mixed at:
Platinum Island Studios in New York, New York, United States (1987-05 – 1987-06) (tracks E1, E3)
recorded at:
Platinum Island Studios in New York, New York, United States (1987-05 – 1987-06) (tracks E1, E3)
cover recording of:
Guitar Trio (track F5)
instrumental cover recording of:
Paint It Black (track E7)
is the basis for:
Painted Black (track E7)
later translated versions:
Mustaa (track E7)
later versions:
Paint It Black (track E7)
recording of:
Bitter and Twisted (track E6)
No God (track E3)
Out of the Question (track F2)
Sin Embargo (track E5)
Thorn in My Side (track E4)
Trash Train (track F1)
Trollbinders Theme (track F3)