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A Pagan Place(2002)

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A PAGAN PLACE

1. CHURCH NOT MADE WITH HANDS 6.01
Vocal, Acoustic Guitars, Lead Guitar, Bellzouki, Piano : Mike Scott
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Trumpet : Roddy Lorimer
Sax, Bass : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Recorded at Island, Autumn 1983 and Advision, Spring 1984
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in St Mark's Road, London

2. ALL THE THINGS SHE GAVE ME 5.31
Vocal, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Piano : Mike Scott
Bass : Nick Linden
Sax : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Violin : Tim Blanthorn
Trumpet : Barbara Snow
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Backing Vocals : TV Smith, Ingrid Schroeder, Karl Wallinger
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982 and Farmyard, Spring 1984
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Aldridge Road Villas, London

3. THE THRILL IS GONE 5.28
Vocal, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhodes Piano, Bass : Mike Scott
Violin : Tim Blanthorn
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Aldridge Road Villas, London

4. RAGS 5.19
Vocal, Bellzouki Rhythm Guitars, Lead Guitars, Bass : Mike Scott
Sax, Bass : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Trumpet : Roddy Lorimer
Hammond Organ : Karl Wallinger
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Rockfield and Farmyard, Autumn 1983 and Maison Rouge, Spring 1984
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Aldridge Road Villas, London

5. SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE TRAINS 6.02
Vocal, Electric Guitars, Bellzouki Rhythm Guitars : Mike Scott
Sax : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Bass : Nick Linden
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Backing Vocals ; Ingrid Schroeder
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982.
Produced by Mike Scott
Mixed December 2001 by Mark Smith and Mike Scott
Previously Unreleased
Written in Aldridge Road Villas, London

6. SOMEBODY MIGHT WAVE BACK 2.43
Vocal, Acoustic Guitars, Mandolin Guitars, Vibra-slap : Mike Scott
Piano, Congas : Karl Wallinger
Recorded at Redshop early 1984.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written on Ledbury Road, London

7. THE BIG MUSIC 4.45
Vocal, Bellzouki Rhthym Guitars, Lead Guitars : Mike Scott
Sax, Bass : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Trumpet : Roddy Lorimer
Backing Vocals : Eddi Reader
Piano : Karl Wallinger
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Rockfield and Farmyard, Autumn 1983.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Aldridge Road Villas

8. RED ARMY BLUES 8.03
Vocal, Acoustic Guitars, Lead Guitar, Piano, Bass : Mike Scott
Sax, Mandolins : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Backing Vocals ; Ingrid Schroeder
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Wembley

9. A PAGAN PLACE 5.12
Vocal, Bellzoukis, Acoustic Guitars : Mike Scott
Piano : Karl Wallinger
Trumpet : Roddy Lorimer
Sax : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Rockfield and Farmyard, Autumn 1983.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written on overnight train London - Ayr

10. THE LATE TRAIN TO HEAVEN 3.20
Vocal, Acoustic Guitars, Lead Guitar, Harmonicas : Mike Scott
Bass : Nick Linden
Piano : Karl Wallinger
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982 and Rockfield, Autumn 1983
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Aldridge Road Villas
Previously Unreleased Rockfield Mix
A different mix of this song was released on the 7" single of "A Girl Called Johnny", 1983

11. LOVE THAT KILLS (instrumental) 6.20
Piano, Hammond Organ : Karl Wallinger
Sax, Bass : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Trumpet : Roddy Lorimer
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Rockfield and Farmyard, Autumn 1983.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Ayr
Previously Unreleased Instrumental Mix
A vocal mix of this song was released on "The Secret Life Of The Waterboys", 1994

12. THE MADNESS IS HERE AGAIN 3.58
Vocal, Rhythm and Lead Guitars : Mike Scott
Bass : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Piano : Karl Wallinger
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Rockfield and Farmyard, Autumn 1983.
Produced by Mike Scott
Written in Ayr
Previously Unreleased
This song later evolved into "Be My Enemy", from the album "This Is The Sea", 1985

13. CATHY 2.33
Vocal : Mike Scott
Sax, Bass, Backing Vocals : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Piano, Backing Vocals : John Rivers
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Backing Vocals : Max Edie
Recorded at WSRS, Summer 1982. Produced by Nikki Sudden and John Rivers
Vocal recorded at Redshop, November 1982. Produced by Mike Scott
Previously Unreleased
Nikki Sudden's original version of this recording is on his 1982 album "The Bible Belt"

14. DOWN THROUGH THE DARK STREETS 9.03
Vocal, Piano, Rhodes Piano, Bass : Mike Scott
Violin : Tim Blanthorn
Mandolin, Sax : Anthony Thistlethwaite
Drums : Kevin Wilkinson
Recorded at Redshop, November 1982. Produced by Mike Scott
Previously Unreleased
Written in New York

Remastered by Mike Scott and Chris Blair at Abbey Road, London
Original recording engineers, 1982-1984 :
Jim Preen at Redshop
Steven W. Tayler at Farmyard
Ted Sharp at Rockfield
Richard Digby-Smith at Island
John Brand at Maison Rouge and Advision

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