Frank Tovey ‎– The Fad Gadget Singles

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Sire ‎– 1-25549, Sire ‎– 9 25549-1, Mute ‎– none
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Back To Nature
Producer – Daniel MillerWritten-By, Producer – Frank Tovey
5:45
A2 The Box
Synthesizer, Producer – Daniel MillerWritten-By, Synthesizer, Voice, Electric Piano, Drum Programming [Rhythm Generator], Producer – Frank Tovey
4:14
A3 Ricky's Hand
Other [Choir Girl Effect] – B. J. Frost*Written-By, Synthesizer – Daniel MillerWritten-By, Synthesizer, Voice, Tape [Tapes], Other [Black & Decker V.8 Double Speed Electric Drill] – Frank Tovey
4:05
A4 Fireside Favourite
Bass Guitar, Banjo, Producer – Eric RadcliffeProducer – John FryerWritten-By, Synthesizer, Voice, Drum Machine, Producer – Frank Tovey
4:12
A5 Lady Shave
Producer, Recorded By – Eric Radcliffe, John FryerSynthesizer, Drum Machine – David SimmondsWritten-By, Producer, Recorded By – Daniel MillerWritten-By, Voice, Effects, Producer, Recorded By – Frank Tovey
5:44
B1 Saturday Night Special
Bass Guitar – Pete Balmer*Drums – Nick CashVoice – Anne CliftWritten-By, Voice – B. J. Frost*Written-By, Voice, Effects, Producer, Recorded By – Frank Tovey
4:29
B2 King Of The Flies
Piano, Synthesizer – David SimmondsProducer, Recorded By – Eric Radcliffe, John FryerWritten-By, Bass Guitar – Peter BalmerWritten-By, Drums – Nick CashWritten-By, Voice, Synthesizer, Producer, Recorded By – Frank Tovey
3:04
B3 Life On The Line
Chorus – Alison Moyet, B. J. Frost*, Jill TippingEngineer – John FryerGrand Piano, Synthesizer – David SimmondsWritten-By, Computer, Synthesizer, Drum Machine, Voice – Frank Tovey
3:52
B4 For Whom The Bells Toll
Chorus – Alison Moyet, Andrew Kay, Anne Clift, B. J. Frost*, Jill Tipping, Yvette AnnaEngineer, Producer – John FryerSynthesizer – David SimmondsVibraphone – Nick CashWritten-By, Voice, Computer, Synthesizer, Drum Machine, Producer – Frank Tovey
3:31
B5 I Discover Love
Brass – Daryl Williams, Eddie Carnihan, Simmon Gardener*Double Bass – David RogersDrums – Nick CashEngineer – Gareth JonesGuitar – Rowland S. HowardPiano – David SimmondsVoice – Joni Sacket*Written-By, Voice, Producer – Frank Tovey
3:48
B6 Collapsing New People
Producer – Daniel MillerProducer, Engineer [Tonmeister] – Gareth JonesWritten-By – B. J. Frost*Written-By, Double Bass, Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer], Slide Guitar – David RogersWritten-By, Drums – Nick CashWritten-By, Piano, Synthesizer, Other [Tuned Bottles] – David SimmondsWritten-By, Voice, Producer – Frank Tovey
4:15

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Compilation of tracks released between 1979 and 1984.

A1: Originally released as MUTE 002 • September 1979
A2: B Side of MUTE 002 • on Fireside Favourites, STUMM 3
A3: MUTE 006 • February 1980
A4: MUTE 009 • June 1980 • on Fireside Favourites, STUMM 3
A5: MUTE 12 • March 1981
B1: MUTE 017 • February 1982 • on Incontinent, STUMM 6
B2: MUTE 021 • April 1982 • on Incontinent, STUMM 6
B3: MUTE 024 • December 1982 • on Under The Flag, STUMM 8
B4: MUTE 026 • on Under The Flag, STUMM 8
B5: MUTE 028 • September 1983
B6: MUTE 030 • January 1984 • on Gag, STUMM 15

Sleeve designed by Paul White, from the work of designers and typographers:
Simone Grant, Jill Tipping, Savage Leisurcenter Prods., Andrew Kay.

Photographers: Anton Corbijn, B. J. Frost, Neil Waving, Max Kisman, George Bekker.

the "❍" in the matrices represents a stamp made up of a lower case "a" (without an ascending tail) with a Warners-style "W" in the center.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): 1 25549 A SH2 ❍ B-26228-SH2 Δ15120 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Etched): 1 25549 B SH2 ❍ B-26229-SH2 Δ15120-X 1-1
  • Barcode: 0 7599-25549-1
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STUMM 37 Frank Tovey The Fad Gadget Singles(LP, Comp) Mute STUMM 37 UK 1986 Sell This Version
9 25549-4 Frank Tovey The Fad Gadget Singles(Cass, Comp) Sire 9 25549-4 US 1987 Sell This Version
C STUMM 37 Frank Tovey The Fad Gadget Singles(Cass, Comp) Mute C STUMM 37 UK 1987 Sell This Version
STUMM 37 Frank Tovey The Fad Gadget Singles(LP, Comp) Mute STUMM 37 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
70482 Frank Tovey The Fad Gadget Singles(LP, Comp) Virgin 70482 France 1987 Sell This Version

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