Culture Club ‎– Kissing To Be Clever

Epic ‎– FE 38398, Epic ‎– ARE 38398, Epic ‎– 38398, Virgin ‎– FE 38398, Virgin ‎– ARE 38398, Virgin ‎– 38398
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Pitman Pressing, No "Time" On Inner Sleeve

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Vocals [Additional Vocals] – Helen Terry
A2 I'm Afraid Of Me (Remix) 3:14
A3 You Know I'm Not Crazy 3:35
A4 I'll Tumble 4 Ya 2:34
A5 Love Twist
Featuring, Vocals [Talkover Dub Star] – Captain Crucial
B1 Time (Clock Of The Heart) 3:41
B2 White Boy (Dance Mix) 4:40
B3 Boy, Boy (I'm The Boy) 3:46
B4 White Boys Can't Control It 3:42
B5 Take Control 3:10

Companies, etc.



1st reissue - does not contain lyrics to "Time" on inner sleeve.
"P" in runouts denotes a Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman pressing with a connection to Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA pressing plant as indicated by GI etched in runouts.

Produced & Engineered for Do Not Erase Productions
Assistant Engineer at Red Bus Studios

© 1982 Virgin Records, Ltd./℗ 1982 Virgin Records, Ltd./
Manufactured by Epic Records/CBS Inc./New York City

Copyright © 1982 by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Published in the U.S.A. by Virgin Music, Inc. (ASCAP) (Chappell Music, Inc. Administrator)
International Copyright Secured.

Also on Cassette
Inner sleeve with lyrics.

Catalog # on spine: FE 38398
Catalog # on labels: ARE 38398
Catalog # on inner sleeve: 38398

Phil Pickett (Courtesy of Caribou Records)
Colin Campsie (Courtesy of CBS Records)
Jon Moss uses Simmons Drums
Original US first edition issued with 9 songs.
This same catalog# US release later issued with 10 songs, includes "Time (Clock Of The Heart)" not included on the original issue.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7464-38398-1
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): AL 38398
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): BL 38398
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side A, variant 1): P AL 38398-2E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side B, variant 1): P BL 38398-2A P COLUMBIA NY
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etched side A, variant 1): A 1 (resembles large upside down Y)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etched side B, variant 1): B G1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side A, GI & A etched, variant 2): GI P P AL 38398-2D COLUMBIA NY A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side B, GI & C etched, variant 2): GI P P BL 38398-2D COLUMBIA NY C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped except for F5 and G1 etched, variant 3): P AL 38398 2A COLUMBIA NY F5 o G\
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped except for A24 and G\, variant 3): BL 38398-2AG COLUMBIA NY A24 o G\

Other Versions (5 of 121) 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
VIL 12232 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(LP, Album) Virgin VIL 12232 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
V 2232 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(LP, Album) Virgin V 2232 Finland 1982 Sell This Version
50086, 50 086 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(Cass, Album, RE) Virgin, Virgin 50086, 50 086 France Unknown Sell This Version
135143 Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever(Cass, Album) RCA 135143 Chile 1983 Sell This Version