Billy Bragg ‎– Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy

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Utility ‎– UTIL 1, Go! Discs ‎– UTIL 1
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Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Album
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Tracklist

A1 The Milkman Of Human Kindness 2:46
A2 To Have And To Have Not 2:29
A3 Richard 2:48
B1 A New England 2:10
B2 The Man In The Iron Mask 2:11
B3 The Busy Girl Buys Beauty 1:56
B4 Lovers Town Revisited 1:16

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Credits

Notes

Rear of sleeve states "Beware The Squander Bug"; the labels state "A Ration of Passion".
Recorded 2nd - 4th February 1983 Chappell Music, Park Street, London, WI. [uncredited].
Some versions came with a black round sticker glued to the front cover: Includes the original version of the hit song "A NEW ENGLAND"

Note: The track times are not printed on labels or sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped variant 1): 1 9 UTIL 1 A-1U-1- 1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped variant 1): 1 0 UTIL 1 B-1U-1- 1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped variant 2): UTIL 1 A-1U-1- 1- 5 14
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped variant 2): UTIL 1 B-1U-1- 1- 2U
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped variant 3): UTIL 1 A-1U-1- 1- 14 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped variant 3): UTIL 1 B-1U-1- 1- 14

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
L 19082, UTIL 1 Billy Bragg Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy(12", Album) Chrysalis, Go! Discs L 19082, UTIL 1 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
UTIL 1 Billy Bragg Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy(12", Album, RP) Utility, Go! Discs UTIL 1 UK 1983 Sell This Version
YEP 2601 Billy Bragg Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy(2xCD, Album, RE) Yep Roc Records YEP 2601 US 2006 Sell This Version
UTIL 1, 812 565-1 Billy Bragg Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy(12", Album) Utility, Chappell Music Ltd. UTIL 1, 812 565-1 UK 1983 Sell This Version
UTIL 1 Billy Bragg Life's A Riot With Spy Vs Spy(12", Album, M/Print, 33 ) Utility, Go! Discs UTIL 1 UK 1983 Sell This Version

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jrsmusic

jrsmusic

April 18, 2019
My original UK "black sticker" 12" sounds great. I think I paid $7 for it NM. Billy made the 80's a pleasure to listen to....
tomscotland

tomscotland

November 8, 2015
where is the original Charisma release of Life's A Riot?