Bee Gees ‎– Idea

ATCO Records ‎– SD 33-253, ATCO Records ‎– SD33-253
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo


A1 Let There Be Love 3:32
A2 Kitty Can 2:35
A3 In The Summer Of His Years 3:06
A4 Indian Gin And Whisky Dry 1:55
A5 Down To Earth 2:31
A6 I've Gotta Get A Message To You 2:59
B1 Idea 2:52
B2 When The Swallows Fly 2:24
B3 I Have Decided To Join The Air Force 2:07
B4 I Started A Joke 3:04
B5 Kilburn Towers 2:13
B6 Swan Song 2:51

Companies, etc.



This version has the coloured wheel logo and Broadway adress on label rim, so it must have been released between 1968 and 1974.
Bee Gees - Idea has the same label layout, but was pressed by Pitman.
Bee Gees - Idea has the older purple/brown label layout and was pressed by Monarch.
Bee Gees - Idea also has that layout, but was pressed by Pitman.

Cat # SD 33-253 appears on the label and rear cover, top-right.
Cat # SD33-253 appears on the spine and front cover, bottom-right.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Label): ST-C-681333
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Label): ST-C-681334
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Stamped): S T C681333-2B CT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Stamped): ST C681334-1B CT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Etched): T A6
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Etched): T A7
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 82) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
583036, 583 036 Bee Gees Idea(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor 583036, 583 036 UK 1968 Sell This Version
20.355 Bee Gees Idea(LP, Album, Mono) Polydor 20.355 Uruguay 1974 Sell This Version
SD33-253 Bee Gees Idea(LP, Album, Ter) ATCO Records SD33-253 US 1968 Sell This Version
SD 33-253 Bee Gees Idea(LP, Album) Atco Records SD 33-253 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
1184169 Bee Gees Idea(LP, Album) Polydor 1184169 Argentina Unknown Sell This Version


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June 30, 2020
my copy has TX on side a and D1
it also has a backward C to start the runout
side b has O T and V 25 at the end


November 17, 2012
Shouldn' this entry be added to the master release instead of being a stand-alone entry?