Discography 1984

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1984

H01

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Peace In Our Time single
The Imposter

Peace In Our Time
Withered And Died (Richard Thompson)

[1984-04-__; 7"; Imposter TRUCE 1 (no ps)]

"WAD" produced by Fairley/Imposter.
EC intended to have Richard Thompson play on Goodbye Cruel World. Richard was on standby, but was never called into the studio. "WAD" was recorded as an apology for this.
Reached #48 in UK charts.


H02

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I Wanna Be Loved single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Loved (radio version) (Farnell Jenkins)
Turning The Town Red

[1984-06-__; 7"; F-Beat XX35 (ps)]
[1984-06-__; 7"; F-Beat XX35DJ (UK promo, plain black sl)]
[1984-__-__; 7"; F-Beat/RCA ZB-68187 (Holland, ps)]
[1984-__-__; 7"; F-Beat/RCA RPS-155 (Japan, ps)]

"IWBL" produced by Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley.
"TTTR" is from the Goodbye Cruel World sessions & was used as the theme tune to Channel 4's 'Scully' program. It is produced by The Mono-Kings.
Reached #25 in UK charts.


H03

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I Wanna Be Loved single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Loved (radio version) (Farnell Jenkins)
Turning The Town Red
I Wanna Be Loved (extended smooch 'n' runny version) (Farnell Jenkins) (5:41)

[1984-06-__; 12"; F-Beat XX35T (ps)]

"IWBL(esnrv)" produced by Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley, & remixed by Colin Fairley.


H04

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I Wanna Be Loved single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Loved (radio version) (Farnell Jenkins)
Turning The Town Red
I Wanna Be Loved (version discotheque) (Farnell Jenkins) (7:04)

[1984-06-__; 12"; F-Beat XX35Z (UK, plain black sl /w red & white sticker saying "Elvis Costello and the Attractions I Wanna Be Loved Brand New Mix F-Beat XX35Z")]


H05

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I Wanna Be Loved single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins) (3:50)
Love Field (3:28)

[1984-__-__; 7"; Columbia 38-04625 (USA)]


H06

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I Wanna Be Loved single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins) (3:50)
I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins) (3:50)

[1984-__-__; 7"; Columbia 38-04625 (US white label promo)]


H07

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Goodbye Cruel World
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Side 1:

The Only Flame In Town (4:02) - with Daryl Hall
Home Truth (3:13)
Room With No Number (4:13)
Inch By Inch (2:29)
Worthless Thing (3:04)
Love Field (3:26))

Side 2:

I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins) (4:48)
The Comedians (2:36)
Joe Porterhouse (3:30)
Sour Milk Cow Blues (2:50)
The Great Unknown (EC/Clive Langer) (3:00)
The Deportees Club (2:54)
Peace In Our Time (4:05)

(44:18)
[1984-06-18; LP; F-Beat ZL 70317 (UK)]
[1984-06-__; LP; Columbia 39429 (US. Promo copies were also issued with "For Promotion Only" stamped in gold on the cover)]
[1984-__-__; CD; Columbia CK 39429 (Japan)]
[19__-__-__; LP; F-Beat/RCA RPL-8251 (Japan)]
[1984-08-05; MC; F-Beat/RCA RPT-8251 (Japan)]
[1986-05-15; CD; F-Beat R32-1032 (Japan)]
[1984-__-__; LP; Starcall SFL1 0100 (Australia)]
[19__-__-__; CD; F-Beat/RCA ZD 70317]
[1987-03-__; LP; Demon IMP FIEND 75]
[1987-03-__; CD; Demon IMP FIEND CD 75]
[1987-__-__; LP; Liberation Records LIB 5109 (Australia)]
[1987-__-__; MC; Liberation Records TCLIB 5109 (Australia)]

Reached #10 in UK charts, & #35 in the US.
UK: Went silver (60,000 copies) (date unknown).


H08

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L.A.F.S. (Love At First Sight) single
Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit

L.A.F.S. (Love At First Sight) (Lowe)
Hey Big Mouth (Stand Up And Say That) (Lowe)
Baby It's You (Bacharach/David/Williams) - Nick Lowe & EC

[1984-07-__; 12"; F-Beat XX36T]
[1984-__-__; 12"; F-Beat/RCA RPS1007 (Japan)]

"LAFS" is produced by EC with Colin Fairley, and "BIY" by Lowe/EC/Bassman.
"BIY" was recorded at AmPro, Shepherds Bush.
In Japan this was released as "Baby It's You/Nick Lowe,Elvis Costello".


H09

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town
The Comedians

[1984-08-__; 7"; F-Beat XX37 (ps)]

Reached #71 in UK charts & #56 in the US.


H10

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (version discotheque)
The Comedians

[1984-08-__; 12"; F-Beat XX37T (ps)]
[1984-12-16; 12"; F-Beat/RCA RPS1008(xx-37) (Japan, lyrics on sleeve)]

On the Japanese release this version of "The Only Flame In Town" is simply called 'long version'.


H11

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (version discotheque) (4:35)
Pump It Up (dance mix) (3:27)
The Comedians (2:33)

[1984-08-__; 12"; F-Beat XX37Z (ps)]

"TOFIT" & "TC" produced by Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley.
"PIU" produced by Nick Lowe & remixed by Nick Lowe & Colin Fairley, and has an accentuated beat and is slightly faster than normal.


H12

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (special mix) (4:40)
Baby It's You (3:10) - Nick Lowe & EC
Pump It Up (1984 monster mix) (3:28)

[1984-__-__; 12"; Columbia 44 05081 (US, ps, 33rpm. Also issued with promo stamp on cover)]

"TOFIT" produced by Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley.
"BIY" produced by Lowe/Costello/Bassman.
"PIU" produced by Nick Lowe, and is the same as the 'dance mix'.


H13

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (special mix) (4:40)
The Only Flame In Town (special mix) (4:40)

[1984-__-__; 12"; Columbia 44-05081 (US 'demonstration' copy, ps)]


H14

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (3:55)
The Only Flame In Town (3:55)

[1984-__-__; 7"; Columbia 38-04502 (US 'demonstration' copy)]


H15

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town (edit) (3:35)
Turning The Town Red (mono)

[1984-__-__; 7"; Columbia 38-04502]
[1984-__-__; 7"; (Spain, ps)]

Maybe all versions of "Turning The Town Red" are mono because production is credited to 'The Mono Kings', and it was recorded for a TV theme in the days before stereo broadcasting.


H16

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Peace In Our Time single

Peace In Our Time
The Comedians

[1984-__-__; 7"; (French promo)]


H17

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Every Man Has A Woman
various artists

Walking On Thin Ice (Yoko Ono)

[1984-09-__; LP; Polydor POLH 13]
[19__-__-__; LP; Polydor 823 490-1-Y-1 (USA)]

Tribute to Yoko Ono.
This track was produced by Allen Toussaint at Sea Saint Studios, New Orleans during the Punch The Clock US Tour (Aug/Sep-83).


H18

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Sometimes A Great Notion
various artists

Really Mystified (Crane/Gustafson])

[1984-11-__; LP; EMI TOPCAT-1 or SP8410RS (UK)]

Charity LP for the British Deaf Assoc. compiled by Rupert Hines.
Recorded at Matrix, London, Feb-82 ('From Head To Toe' session).


H19

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The Only Flame In Town single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Only Flame In Town
The Deportees Club

[1984-__-__; 7"; F-Beat/RCA RPS-147 (Japan, ps)]


H20

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Australian Rock Talent Part 2
various artists

Everyday I Write The Book

[1984-__-__; LP; (Australia)]