Culture Club ‎– Kissing To Be Clever

Virgin ‎– 32VD-1002
CD, Album

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1 White Boy (Dance Mix) 4:40
2 You Know I'm Not Crazy 3:38
3 I'll Tumble 4 Ya 2:35
4 Take Control 3:11
5 Love Twist
Featuring – Captain Crucial
6 Mystery Boy 3:34
7 Boy, Boy (I'm The Boy) 3:51
8 I'm Afraid Of Me (Remix) 3:16
9 White Boys Can't Control It 3:43
10 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Vocals [Additional] – Helen Terry

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  • Artwork By [Cover Design & Typography] – Jik Graham Astd.
  • Artwork By [Culture Club Logo] – Nick Egan And Jik Graham
  • Artwork By [Live Shot] – Andy Phillips
  • Artwork By [Make Up] – Kitty & Boy George
  • Artwork By [Photography] – Mark Lebon
  • Artwork By [Symbols] – Sue Clowes
  • Artwork By [Typesetting] – Montage
  • Backing VocalsColin Campsie, Denise Spooner
  • BassMichael Craig
  • Drums, Percussion, Programmed By [Linn Drum], Mixed ByJon Moss
  • Engineer [Assistant]Gordon Milne
  • Guitar, Keyboards, Piano, Sitar [Electric]Roy Hay
  • Keyboards [Additional], Backing VocalsPhil Pickett
  • Producer, Engineer, Mixed BySteve Levine
  • Saxophone, Flute, HarmonicaNick Payne*
  • Synthesizer [Synclavier Ii], Programmed By [Synclavier Ii]Keith Miller (3)
  • VocalsBoy George
  • Written-ByCulture Club


Engineered at Red Bus Studios.

Includes fold-out lyric insert with lyrics in English & Japanese.

Album title translated to "Mystery Boy" in Japanese Katakana lettering on obi-sash and spine.

Track 6 is a bonus, and is the Japanese 7" single version of "Mystery Boy", not the version released as the "Church Of The Poison Mind" B-side in Europe & America.

Back cover is plain yellow with songs & album title written in Japanese.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (Price): ¥3,200

Other Versions (5 of 102) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V 2232, V2232 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2232, V2232 UK 1982 Sell This Version
UICY-25450 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM) Virgin UICY-25450 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
46 290 3 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(LP, Album, Club) Virgin 46 290 3 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
VJD-28067 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin Japan VJD-28067 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
V 2232, V2232 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2232, V2232 Australia 1982 Sell This Version