Hoodoo Gurus ‎– Mars Needs Guitars!

Big Time ‎– BT 7053, Big Time ‎– BT-7053
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A1 Bittersweet 3:44
A2 Poison Pen 4:09
A3 In The Wild 3:07
A4 Death Defying 3:21
A5 Like Wow-Wipeout 3:09
B1 Hayride To Hell 3:15
B2 Show Some Emotion 2:56
B3 The Other Side Of Paradise 3:31
B4 Mars Needs Guitars!
Lead Vocals – Brad ShepherdWritten-By – B. Shepherd*, C. Bramley*, D. Faulkner*, J. Baker*, M. Kingsmill*
B5 She 3:28

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On Insert:
Recorded at Studio 301 & Trafalgar Studio, Sydney
Mixed at Studio 301, May 1985
Dedicated To: Johnathon Harris
℗ 1985 Big Time Records. Distributed by EMI Group of Companies

On Labels:
All songs published by Bestall Reynolds Music
℗Big Time Records

On Sleeve:
Manufactured by Bigtime Records • Distributed by EMI. © Big Time Records

This version has green Big Time logo on the labels. Also available with a blue Big Time logo on the labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): BT 7053 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): BT 7053 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, hand-etched): BT 7053-A DB HALLO MICK [seven-point star]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, hand-etched): BT 7053-B DB HOORAY FOR HAZEL !
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides runout, stamped): MASTERED BY STUDIOS 301

Other Versions (5 of 44) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BT 7053 Hoodoo Gurus Mars Needs Guitars!(LP, Album) Big Time BT 7053 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
BTLP002 Hoodoo Gurus Mars Needs Guitars!(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gre) Big Time, Universal Music BTLP002 Australia 2018 Sell This Version
D91043 Hoodoo Gurus Mars Needs Guitars!(CD, Album, RE) Mushroom D91043 Australia 1996 Sell This Version
ACAM 8103 Hoodoo Gurus Mars Needs Guitars!(CD, Album, RE, RM) Acadia ACAM 8103 UK 2005 Sell This Version
PU2 Hoodoo Gurus Mars Needs Guitars!(CD, Album, RE) Limburger Records PU2 Australia 2001 Sell This Version