Elvis Costello ‎– Spike

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9 25848-2, Warner Bros. Records ‎– W2 25848
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1 ...This Town...
Acoustic Guitar – T Bone Burnett*Bass [Rickenbacker] – Paul McCartneyElectronic Drums [Electric Drums] – Ralph ForbesGlockenspiel, Bells – Micheal Blair*Guitar [Rickenbacker 6-string], Guitar [Gretsch], Guitar [Spider], Acoustic Guitar, Organ, Piano, Melodica, Tambourine, Vocals – D.P.A. MacManus*Maracas [Lunge] – Cait O'RiordanSnare [Extra Snare Drum] – Jim KeltnerTwelve-String Guitar [Rickenbacker 12-string] – Roger McGuinn
4:26
2 Let Him Dangle
Bass – Jerry ScheffDrums – Jerry MarottaDrums [Chinese Drum], Percussion [Oldsmobile Hubcap] – Micheal Blair*Electric Guitar – Marc RibotPiano – Benmont Tench
4:44
3 Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Baritone Saxophone – Roger Lewis (2)Cymbal [Chinese], Snare – Jim KeltnerDrums [Parade Drum], Tambourine – Micheal Blair*Grand Piano – Allen ToussaintSousaphone – Kirk JosephTenor Saxophone – Kevin Harris (4)Trumpet – Efrem Towns, Gregory Davis
4:03
4 Veronica
Acoustic Guitar – T Bone Burnett*Bass [Hofner] – Paul McCartneyDrums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar – E.C.*Electric Piano, Chamberlin – Mitchell FroomPiano, Spinet [Baldwin] – Benmont TenchTimpani [Tympani], Glockenspiel – Micheal Blair*
3:10
5 God's Comic
Acoustic Guitar [Spanish], Banjo – Marc RibotBass [Hofner] – E.C.*Double Bass, Cello – Buell Niedlinger*Harmonium [Indian], Chamberlin – Mitchell FroomSnare – Jim KeltnerXylophone, Marimba, Performer [Magic Table], Snare – Micheal Blair*
5:27
6 Chewing Gum
Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Roger Lewis (2)Clavinet [Hohner] – Benmont TenchDrums – Willie Green (2)Guitar – E.C.*, Marc RibotPercussion [Metal Pipe] – Micheal Blair*Sousaphone – Kirk JosephTenor Saxophone – Kevin Harris (4)Trumpet – Efrem Towns, Gregory Davis
3:43
7 Tramp The Dirt Down
Bouzouki, Acoustic Guitar – Donal LunnyDouble Bass – Jerry ScheffDrums – Pete ThomasFiddle – Steve WickhamHarmonium [Indian] – Mitchell FroomLow Whistle, Uilleann Pipes – Davy SpillaneSounds [Distant Sound] – Marc RibotTambourine, Glockenspiel – Micheal Blair*
5:40
8 Stalin Malone
Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Roger Lewis (2)Bass Drum – Lionel BatisteSnare – Jenell MarshallSousaphone – Kirk JosephTenor Saxophone – Kevin Harris (4)Trombone – Charles JosephTrumpet – Efrem Towns, Gregory Davis
4:04
9 Satellite
Bass – T-Bone WolkElectronic Drums [Electric Drums] – Ralph ForbesGuitar, Piano [Bass-Piano] – E.C.*Harmony Vocals – Chrissie HyndeOrgan, Chamberlin – Mitchell FroomPiano, Spinet [Baldwin] – Benmont TenchTom Tom, Snare – Jim KeltnerVibraphone, Marimba, Timpani [Tympani], Glockenspiel, Bells – Micheal Blair*
5:42
10 Pads, Paws And Claws
Bass – Jerry ScheffBass [Trigger] – T Bone Burnett*Drums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar, Guitar ["alligator"] – Marc RibotGuitar [Sub-aqua], Acoustic Guitar, Bass [Hofner], Piano – E.C.*Marimba, Performer [Martian-dog Bark] – Micheal Blair*
2:54
11 Baby Plays Around
Acoustic Guitar, Organ [Hammond Bass Pedals], Bells – E.C.*Organ [Distant] – Mitchell Froom
2:48
12 Miss MacBeth
Baritone Saxophone – Roger Lewis (2)Bouzouki, Bouzouki [Electric], Bodhrán – Donal LunnyDrums – Pete ThomasElectric Piano [Wurlitzer], Organ, Chamberlin – Mitchell FroomFiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – E.C.*Percussion [Crash-box], Glockenspiel, Tambourine, Temple Bells, Snare – Micheal Blair*Snare – Jerry MarottaSousaphone – Kirk JosephTenor Saxophone – Kevin Harris (4)Trombone – Charles JosephTrumpet – Efrem Towns, Gregory DavisUilleann Pipes – Davy Spillane
4:22
13 Any King's Shilling
Acoustic Guitar – E.C.*Bodhrán – Christy MooreBouzouki – Donal LunnyDouble Bass – Buell Niedlinger*Fiddle – Frankie Gavin, Steve WickhamHarp [Irish], Cymbal [Tiompan] – Derek BellLow Whistle, Uilleann Pipes – Davy Spillane
6:03
14 Coal-Train Robberies
Bass [Fuzz, Hofner] – Jerry ScheffDrums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano – E.C.*Organ [Vox Continental, Spinet [Baldwin] – Benmont TenchResonator Guitar [National Resonator Guitar] – T Bone Burnett*Timpani [Tympani], Tambourine, Percussion [Whiplash, Anvil] – Micheal Blair*
3:15
15 Last Boat Leaving
Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Piano, Organ, Bells [Ship's Bell] – E.C.*Bass, Accordion – T-Bone WolkBells [Snowbells] – Cait O'RiordanDrums – Jim Keltner
3:29

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Recorded at Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood; Southlake Studios, New Orleans; Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin and AIR Studios, London.
Mixed at Ocean Way Studios.
Additional Mixing at AIR Studios.
Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.

Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Warner Communications Company, (c) 1989 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the US. Printed in the U.S.A.

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The music on this Compact Digital Disc was originally recorded on analog equipment. We have attempted to preserve, as closely as possible, the sound of the original recording. Because of its high resoultion, however, the Compact Disc can reveal limitations of the source tape.

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  • Matrix / Runout: MADE IN USA BY PDO 25848 03! BP
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 35) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
925 848-1, WX 238 Elvis Costello Spike(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 925 848-1, WX 238 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
W2 25848 Elvis Costello Spike(CD, Album, Club) Warner Bros. Records W2 25848 US 1989 Sell This Version
9 25848-2 Elvis Costello Spike(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records 9 25848-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
R2 25848 Elvis Costello Spike(CD, Album) Rhino Records (2) R2 25848 US 2009 Sell This Version
W1-25848 Elvis Costello Spike(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records W1-25848 US 1989 Sell This Version

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