Annotation

Label: RSO (UK)- Catalog #: RSO 2658 145 (LP)

Annotation last modified on 2005-11-05 11:09 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock Hard Suzi Quatro 3:24
2 Talk of the Town The Pretenders 3:19
3 Same Old Scene Roxy Music 3:58
4 Down in the Park Gary Numan 4.5 4:22
5 Help Me! Marcy Levy 3:30
6 Life During War Time Talking Heads 3:41
7 Pretty Boys Joe Jackson 3:28
8 Take This Town XTC 4:09
9 I Wanna Be Sedated Ramones 2:31
10 Damn Dog Robin Johnson 2:45
11 Your Daughter Is One Robin Johnson 2:03
12 Babylon's Burning The Ruts 2:40
13 You Can't Hurry Love D. L. Byron 3:10
14 Walk on the Wild Side Lou Reed 4.15 4:12
15 The Night Was Not Desmond Child 3:07
16 Innocent, Not Guilty Garland Jeffreys 2:17
17 Grinding Halt The Cure 2:48
18 Pissing in the River Patti Smith Group 4:41
19 Flowers of the City Robin Johnson 3:07
20 Damn Dog (reprise) Robin Johnson 2:55

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 14)
drums (drum set):
Jess Lidyard (track 4)
bass guitar:
Paul Gardiner (track 4)
strings arranger:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 14)
membranophone:
John Halsey (1972-08) (track 14)
guitar:
Gary Numan (track 4)
double bass:
Herbie Flowers (1972-08) (track 14)
brass arranger:
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 14)
keyboard:
Gary Numan (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Ronnie Ross (1972-08) (track 14)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 14)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 14)
Lou Reed (track 14)
assistant engineer:
Harvey Ishiki (track 4)
background vocals:
The Thunder Thighs (70s UK vocal group) (1972-08) (track 14)
composer:
Michael Dempsey (track 17)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 17)
Bryan Ferry (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
Gary Numan (track 4)
Lou Reed (track 14)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 17)
engineer:
Jon Caffery (producer and engineer) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Gary Numan (track 4)
Lou Reed (1972-08) (track 14)
lyricist:
Bryan Ferry (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
Gary Numan (track 4)
Lou Reed (track 14)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 17)
mixer:
Gary Numan (track 4)
Jon Caffery (producer and engineer) (track 4)
Rikki Sylvan (track 4)
producer:
David Bowie (track 14)
Jack Douglas (track 18)
Mick Ronson (British guitarist) (track 14)
Gary Numan (track 4)
Lou Reed (track 14)
writer:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (track 6)
John Cummings (Johnny Ramone) (track 9)
Paul Fox (of The Ruts) (track 12)
Chris Frantz (track 6)
Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) (track 6)
Jeffrey Hyman (Joey Ramone) (track 9)
John Jennings (The Ruts) (track 12)
Ivan Král (Czech-American composer, filmmaker, musician) (track 18)
Malcolm Owen (track 12)
Dave Ruffy (track 12)
Patti Smith (track 18)
Tina Weymouth (track 6)
publisher:
Fiction Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 9)
mixed at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (track 14)
recorded at:
Trident Studios (London, UK) in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08) (track 14)
sampled by:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 75) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 221) (track 14)
arrangements:
Stüverhoff (translated) (track 14)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Sex on the Seafront (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Neigschbeit (track 14)
Rheinsehn (track 14)
later translated versions:
Miltä meno maistuu (track 14)
Schicksal (track 14)
Seisovaa ilmaa (track 14)
recording of:
Babylon’s Burning (track 12)
Down in the Park (track 4)
Grinding Halt (track 17)
I Wanna Be Sedated (track 9)
Pissing in a River (track 18)
Same Old Scene (track 3)
Talk of the Town (track 2)
Walk on the Wild Side (1972-08) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Life During Exodus (track 6)