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|A1||America Is Waiting
Arranged By – Brian Eno, David Byrne, David Van Tieghem, Tim Wright (2)Arranged By, Bass – Bill LaswellBass [Click] – Tim Wright (2)Drums, Percussion – David Van Tieghem
Drums [Bodhran] – Dennis Keeley
Arranged By – Brian Eno, Busta Jones, Chris Frantz, David Byrne, Robert FrippBass – Busta JonesDrums – Chris Frantz, David Van TieghemOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Dunya YusinPercussion – David Van Tieghem
|A4||Help Me Somebody
Congas, Percussion [Metals] – Steve ScalesDrums – John CookseyOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Reverend Paul Morton
|A5||The Jezebel Spirit
Drums [Bass Drum], Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceDrums [Bata], Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo Lewis
Drums – John Cooksey
|B2||Moonlight In Glory
Congas, Percussion [Agong-gong] – Jose RossyOther [Vocal Sample Source] – The Moving Star Hall Singers
Drums [Bass Drum], Percussion [Can] – Prairie PrinceDrums [Bata], Percussion [Sticks] – Mingo LewisOther [Vocal Sample Source] – Dunya Yusin
|B4||A Secret Life
Other [Vocal Sample Source] – Samira Tewfik*
|B5||Come With Us||2:38|
|B6||Mountain Of Needles||2:35|
- Copyright (c) – Sire Records Company
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sire Records Company
- Marketed By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
- Recorded At – RPM Studios
- Recorded At – Blue Rock Studio
- Recorded At – Eldorado Recording Studios
- Recorded At – Different Fur Studios
- Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios, New York
- Mastered At – Sterling Sound
- Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
- Cover – Brian Eno
- Engineer – Dave Jerden, Eddie Korvin, John Potoker, Neal Teeman, Stacy Baird
- Engineer [Assistant] – Don Mack, George Sloane, Howard Johnston, Hugh Dwyer*, Michael Ewasko
- Guitar, Bass, Synthesizer, Drums, Percussion, Other [Found Objects], Producer – Brian Eno, David Byrne
- Mastered By – Greg Calbi
- Typography – Peter Saville (2)
Made in U.S.A.
Title from a novel by Amos Tutuola.
A1. Unidentified indignant radio host, San Francisco, April 1980.
A2. Inflamed caller and smooth politician replying, both unidentified. Radio call-in show, New York, July 1979.
A3. Dunya Yusin, Lebanese mountain singer (from 'The Human Voice in the World of Islam' Tangent Records TGS 131).
A4. Reverend Paul Morton, broadcast sermon, New Orleans, June 1980.
A5. Unidentified exorcist, New York, September 1980.
B1. Algerian Muslims chanting Qu'ran (same source as A3).
B2. The Moving Star Hall Singers, Sea Islands, Georgia (from 'The Moving Star Hall Singers' Folkways FS 3841).
B3. Dunya Yusin (see A3).
B4. Samira Tewfik, Egyptian popular singer (from 'Les Plus Grandes Artistes du Monde Arabe' EMI Records).
B5. Unidentified radio evangelist, San Francisco, April 1980.
On later editions of this album the track "Qu'ran" was omitted for religious reasons.
Matrix Run-out Side 1: MX197901, SRK6093-1
Matrix Run-out Side 2: MX197902, SRK6093-2
Label on the record is different from other versions:
-Sire in the small red font is on the upper right side
-Side 1/2 are on the right side, replaced by the STEREO tag on the left
-MRX197901/2 is under the SRK6093 code on the corresponding side of the media
-on the bottom part of the label it says: Manufactured & Distributed by WEA Records PTY. Limited
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1): MX197901, SRK6093-1
- Matrix / Runout (Side 2): MX197902, SRK6093-2
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|SRK 6093||Brian Eno - David Byrne||Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (LP, Album)||Sire||SRK 6093||US||1981||Sell This Version|
|PRO 301705||Brian Eno & David Byrne||Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (CD, Album, RM, Promo)||Nonesuch||PRO 301705||US||2006||Sell This Version|
|2302 100||Brian Eno & David Byrne||Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (LP, Album)||EG, Polydor||2302 100||Germany||1981||Sell This Version|
|XM5S-6093||Brian Eno - David Byrne||Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (Cass, Album, Dol)||Sire||XM5S-6093||Canada||1981||Sell This Version|
|EGLP 48||Brian Eno - David Byrne||Brian Eno - David Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (LP, Album, RE)||EG||EGLP 48||UK||1981||Sell This Version|