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Discography 1985

1985

I01

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The Best Of Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Side 1:

Alison
Watching The Detectives
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (Lowe)
Oliver's Army
(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes - CD version only
Pump It Up
Accidents Will Happen
Radio, Radio
I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (Banks/Jones)

Side 2:

Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut) - CD version only
Almost Blue
Beyond Belief
Man Out Of Time - CD version only
Clubland
Watch Your Step
Shipbuilding (EC/Langer)
I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins)
Everyday I Write The Book
The Only Flame In Town

1985-__-__; LP; Columbia CK40101 (US. Promo copies were also issued with "For Promotion Only" stamped in gold on the cover)]
1985-__-__; MC; Columbia CK40101 (USA)]
1985-__-__; CD; Columbia CK40101 (USA)]

US: Went gold (500,000 copies) in 1989.


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The Man (The Best Of Elvis Costello)
Elvis Costello
Side 1:

Watching The Detectives (3:47)
Oliver's Army (2:59)
Alison (2:54)
Accidents Will Happen (3:04)
Pump It Up (3:13)
High Fidelity (2:29)
Pills And Soap (3:43)
(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea (3:08)
New Lace Sleeves (3:47)

Side 2:

Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut) (3:09)
I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (Banks/Jones) (2:07)
Clubland (3:44)
Beyond Belief (2:36)
New Amsterdam (2:10)
Green Shirt (2:43)
Everyday I Write The Book (3:56)
I Wanna Be Loved (Farnell Jenkins) (4:45)
Shipbuilding (EC/Langer) (4:50)

(59:10)
1985-04-__; LP; Telstar STAR 2247 (UK)]
1985-04-__; MC; Telstar STAR 2247 (UK)]
1985-04-__; CD; Telstar STAR 2247 (UK)]
1986-05-__; LP; Demon IMP FIEND 52 (UK, different sleeve)]
1986-05-__; MC; Demon IMP FIEND CAS 52 (UK)]
1986-05-__; CD; Demon IMP FIEND CD 52 (UK)]
19__-__-__; LP; Liberation Records LIB 5112 (Australia)]
19__-__-__; MC; Liberation Records TCLIB 5112 (Australia)]

The original Telstar issues were titled The Best Of Elvis Costello - The Man. The cover was an ugly painting of EC, and was replaced with the 'phone box' picture from _Taking Liberties_ by Demon on later releases.
Some covers of the Demon CD have "(p) 1965" instead of "(p) 1985".
Tracks 1-6,8,9,11,12,15 produced by Nick Lowe.
Track 7 produced by Fairley/Imposter.
Track 10 produced by Billy Sherrill.
Track 13 produced by Geoff Emerick.
Track 14 produced by EC.
Tracks 16-18 produced by Langer & Winstanley.
Reached #8 in UK charts.


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Green Shirt single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

Green Shirt
Beyond Belief

1985-04-__; 7"; F-Beat ZB40085 (UK, black vinyl + ps, or limited edition on green vinyl in clear plastic sleeve)]

Reached #68 in UK charts.


I04

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Green Shirt single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Record 1:

Green Shirt
Beyond Belief

Record 2:

Oliver's Army
Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut)

1985-04-__; 2x7"; F-Beat ZB40085/7 (ps, shrinkwrapped double pack)]


I05

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Green Shirt single
Elvis Costello & The Attractions

Green Shirt
Beyond Belief
Green Shirt (extended remix) (3:18)

1985-04-__; 12"; F-Beat ZT 40086 (UK, ps for black vinyl, clear plastic for limited edition on green vinyl)]

The "Green Shirt remix" is produced by Nick Lowe and remixed by Colin Fairley, and consists of emphasis of backbeat, lots of echo, and the phrase 'gonna get it' repeated and echoed.


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Warming Up To The Ice Age
John Hiatt

Living A Little, Laughing A Little (Bell/Creed) (4:03) - John Hiatt & EC

1985-05-__; LP/CAS; Geffen GEF 26309]
1985-__-__; CD; Geffen GED 24055 (Germany)]
1985-__-__; LP; Geffen GHS 24055 (US, Promo copies were also issued with "For Promotion Only" stamped in gold on the cover)]


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Living A Little, Laughing A Little single
John Hiatt

Living A Little, Laughing A Little (Bell/Creed) (3:59) - John Hiatt & EC
I'm A Real Man (John Hiatt) (2:30) - John Hiatt

1985-05-__; 7"; Geffen/CBS A 6121 (ps)]


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Living A Little, Laughing A Little single
John Hiatt

Living A Little, Laughing A Little (Bell/Creed) (3:59) - John Hiatt & EC
I'm A Real Man (John Hiatt) (2:30) - John Hiatt
When We Ran (live) (John Hiatt) - John Hiatt
Everybody's Girl (live) (John Hiatt) - John Hiatt

1985-05-__; 12"; Geffen/CBS TX 6121 (ps)]


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Living A Little, Laughing A Little single
John Hiatt

Living A Little, Laughing A Little (Bell/Creed)

1985-05-__; 12"; Geffen/CBS PRO-A2272 (US promo)]


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The People's Limousine single
The Coward Brothers

The People's Limousine (Henry & Howard Coward)
They'll Never Take Her Love From Me (Leon Payne)

1985-07-20; 7"; IMP 006 (UK, ps)]
1985-__-__; 7"; IMP/RCA RPS-183 (Japan, ps)]

Produced by The Coward Brothers.
The Coward Bros. are EC and T-Bone Burnett.
This record was also given away with copies of the "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" 7" single.


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Less Than Zero single
Elvis Costello

Less Than Zero (3:12)
Radio Sweetheart (single mix) (2:27)
Alison (3:20)
Watching The Detectives (edit) (3:06)

1985-11-__; 12"; Stiff BUYIT 239 (UK, ps)]

The edited version of "WtD" leaves out the last verse.


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Save The Children
various artists

The Only Flame In Town (intro + talkover) (~0:30) - EC+A

1985-__-__; 7"; DWP 970A/B (US promo)]

This single contains public radio service spots for the 'Save The Children' charity. Also doing spots are Dionne Warwick, Peter Falk, Alabama, Air Supply, David Bowie, Ben Kingsley, and many more.


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Be Yourself Tonight
Eurythmics

Adrian (Lennox/Stewart) (4:29) - Eurythmics & EC

1985-__-__; CD; RCA ND 74602]

EC on harmony vocals.