Elvis Costello ‎– Spike

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– WPCR-11204~5, Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122-74286-2
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Spike
1-1 ...This Town...
Bass [Rickenbacker] – Paul McCartneyBells – Michael BlairDrums [Extra Snare Drum] – Jim KeltnerElectronic Drums [Electric Drums] – Ralph ForbesGuitar [Rickenbacker 12-string] – Roger McGuinnOrgan, Melodica, Guitar [Rickenbacker 6-string, Gretch & Spider Guitars] – E.C.*
4:31
1-2 Let Him Dangle
Percussion [Chinese Drum], Percussion [Oldsmobile Hubcap] – Michael Blair
4:45
1-3 Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Drums [Snare Drum] – Jim KeltnerPercussion [Parade Drum] – Michael Blair
4:06
1-4 Veronica
Bass [Hofner] – Paul McCartneyElectric Guitar – E.C.*Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Mitchell FroomSpinet [Baldwin] – Benmont TenchTimpani – Michael Blair
3:09
1-5 God's Comic
Bass [Hofner] – E.C.*Double Bass, Cello – Buell Niedlinger*Drums [Snare Drum] – Jim Keltner, Michael BlairGuitar [Spanish], Banjo – Marc RibotHarmonium [Indian] – Mitchell FroomXylophone, Marimba, Percussion [Magic Table] – Michael Blair
5:31
1-6 Chewing Gum
Clavinet [Hohner] – Benmont TenchPercussion [Metal Pipe] – Michael Blair
3:46
1-7 Tramp The Dirt Down
Bouzouki – Donal LunnyDouble Bass – Jerry ScheffFiddle – Steve WickhamHarmonium [Indian] – Mitchell FroomLow Whistle, Uilleann Pipes – Davy SpillaneSounds [Distant Sound] – Marc Ribot
5:41
1-8 Stalin Malone
Bass Drum – Lionel BatisteDrums [Snare Drum] – Jenell Marshall
4:09
1-9 Satellite
Bells, Timpani, Marimba, Vibraphone – Michael BlairDrums [Snare], Tom Tom – Jim KeltnerElectric Guitar, Piano [Bass-piano] – E.C.*Electronic Drums [Electric Drums] – Ralph ForbesHarmony Vocals – Chrissie HyndeOrgan – Mitchell FroomSpinet [Baldwin] – Benmont Tench
5:44
1-10 Pads, Paws And Claws
Bass [Hofner], Guitar [Sub-aqua] – E.C.*Bass [Trigger Bass] – T Bone Burnett*Electric Guitar, Guitar ["alligator"] – Marc RibotMarimba – Michael Blair
2:56
1-11 Baby Plays Around
Bass [Hammond], Bells – E.C.*Organ [Distant] – Mitchell Froom
2:46
1-12 Miss MacBeth
Bouzouki, Bodhrán – Donal LunnyDrums [Snare Drum] – Jerry MarottaDrums [Snare Drum], Percussion [Crash-box], Bells [Temple] – Michael BlairElectric Piano [Wurlitzer], Organ – Mitchell FroomFiddle – Steve WickhamMandolin – E.C.*Uilleann Pipes – Davy Spillane
4:23
1-13 Any King's Shilling
Bodhrán – Christy MooreBouzouki – Donal LunnyDouble Bass – Buell Niedlinger*Fiddle – Frankie Gavin, Steve WickhamHarp [Irish], Performer [Tiompan] – Derek BellLow Whistle, Uilleann Pipes – Davy Spillane
6:06
1-14 Coal-Train Robberies
Bass [Fuzz & Hofner Basses] – Jerry ScheffGuitar [National Resonator] – T Bone Burnett*Spinet [Baldwin], Organ [Vox Continental] – Benmont TenchTimpani, Performer [Whiplash], Percussion [Anvil] – Michael Blair
3:18
1-15 Last Boat Leaving
Accordion – T-Bone WolkBells [Snowbells] – Cait O'RiordanOrgan, Mandolin, Bells [Ship's Bell] – E.C.*
3:31
Bonus Disc
2-1 Miss MacBeth (Demo) 3:50
2-2 ...This Town... (Demo) 3:49
2-3 Deep Dark Truthful Mirror (Demo) 4:07
2-4 Coal Train Robberies (Demo) 2:51
2-5 Satellite (Demo) 4:50
2-6 Pads, Paws And Claws (Demo) 2:07
2-7 Let Him Dangle (Demo) 3:39
2-8 Veronica (Demo) 3:03
2-9 Tramp The Dirt Down (Demo) 5:19
2-10 Baby Plays Around (Demo) 2:42
2-11 Put Your Big Toe In The Milk Of Human Kindness (Demo) 3:16
2-12 Last Boat Leaving (Demo) 3:29
2-13 The Ugly Things 2:55
2-14 You're No Good
Kalimba – E.C.*
2:21
2-15 Point Of No Return 2:33
2-16 The Room Nobody Lives In 4:46
2-17 Stalin Malone (Vocal Version)
Bass Drum – Lionel BatisteDrums [Snare Drum] – Jenell MarshallVoice [Recitation] – E.C.*
3:11

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Made in Germany
Assembled in Japan
Japanese booklet printed in Japan

Identical to the European 2CD Re-issue in 2001, with the addition of a Japanese OBI wrap that extends across the full back face of the CD Case. Also includes an additional Japanese Black and White lyric/info Booklet.

1-1 to 1-15 Recorded at Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood; Southlake Studios, New Orleans; Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin & Air Studios, London. Mixed at Ocean Way Studios. Additional mixing at Air Studios. Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.
2-1 to 2-5 Recorded at Eden Studios, London (2/16/88).
2-6 to 2-9 Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin (5/87).
2-11 Recorded at Eden Studios, London (1/19/88).
2-13 to 2-16 Recorded at Wessex Studios, London.

2-13 First issued as the B-side of "The Other Side Of Summer".
2-14 First issued as the B-side of "Veronica".
2-15 First issued as the B-side of "Baby Plays Around".
2-16 First issued as the B-side of the 12" & CD single of "Veronica".

This Reissue/Compilation ℗ 1989, 1991 & 2001 Warner Bros. Records Inc.
© 1989 & 2001 Warner Bros. Records Inc. & Rhino Entertainment Company.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 943674 032167
  • Rights Society (On OBI ): JASRAC
  • Rights Society (On Discs): GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC02982

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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