Gavin Bryars ‎– The Sinking Of The Titanic

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Obscure (2) ‎– obscure no.1, Island Records ‎– obscure no.1
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Vinyl, LP, Grey labels
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A The Sinking Of The Titanic
Conductor, Piano – Gavin BryarsDirected By [Director] – Howard Davidson, Howard ReesDouble Bass – Sandra HillMusical Box [Music Box] – Angela BryarsStrings – The Cockpit EnsembleViolin – John Nash (2)Voice [Spoken] – Miss Eva Hart*
B Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Conductor – Gavin BryarsDirected By [Director] – Howard Davidson, Howard ReesDouble Bass – Sandra HillGuitar – Derek BaileyOrchestra – The Cockpit EnsembleOrgan – Michael NymanTuba – John WhiteViolin – John Nash (2)

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Artwork by John Bonis of CCS

on labels:
['obscure' logo]
['island records' logo]
℗ 1975 Island Records Ltd

on jacket, rear:
obscure no.1
['obscure' logo]
Manufactured and distributed by Island Records Ltd.

on spine:
obscure no. 1
℗1975 Island Records Ltd.


1975 first press (grey label Island edition).
Printed on white inner sleeve: "PATENT Nos. 1,125,555" and "MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): OBSCURE 1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): OBSCURE 1-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped): OBSCURE NO·I·AI GM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped): K̶·̶4̶0̶I̶3̶4̶·̶B̶I̶ GM OBSCURE NO·I·BI
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped, rotated through 90° clockwise): ∴
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped, rotated through 90° clockwise): B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, hand-etched): 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, hand-etched): 3

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
OBS 1 BRYARS, obscure no.1 Gavin Bryars The Sinking Of The Titanic(LP, RE) Obscure (2), Obscure (2) OBS 1 BRYARS, obscure no.1 UK 1978 Sell This Version
EGED 21 Gavin Bryars The Sinking Of The Titanic(LP, RE) Editions EG, Virgin EGED 21 UK 1987 Sell This Version
25MM 0155 Gavin Bryars The Sinking Of The Titanic(LP, Promo) Editions EG, Polydor 25MM 0155 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
obscure no.1 Gavin Bryars The Sinking Of The Titanic(LP, RP, Red) Obscure (2), Island Records obscure no.1 UK 1976 Sell This Version
D 108359 Gavin Bryars The Sinking Of The Titanic(CD, Album, Club) Point Music D 108359 US 1994 Sell This Version

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chrispucher

chrispucher

November 19, 2018
I would love to see this get the same half-speed mastering treatment that Discreet Music just received...
walkerbooks

walkerbooks

September 28, 2017
One of those records where the B side achieves immortality. "Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet" is a genuine classic.