Howard Jones ‎– Dream Into Action

Elektra ‎– 60390-1, Elektra ‎– 9 60390-1
Vinyl, LP, Album, Specialty Pressing

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Things Can Only Get Better
Backing Vocals – AfrodiziakBrass – TKO Horns
A2 Life In One Day
Backing Vocals – Afrodiziak
A3 No One Is To Blame 3:28
A4 Dream Into Action 3:45
A5 Like To Get To Know You Well 3:59
A6 Assault And Battery
Vocals [Girl's Voices] – The Effervescents
B1 Look Mama 3:53
B2 Bounce Right Back 3:55
B3 Elegy
Cello – Helen Liebman*
B4 Is There A Difference? 3:33
B5 Automaton 4:04
B6 Hunger For The Flesh 3:54

Companies, etc.



Cat # 60390-1 appears on the label.
Cat # 9 60390-1 appears on the spine.

U.S. release of the album with an alternate track listing to the original UK version.
Specialty & Why Look For The Key have been replaced by "Like To Get To Know You Well" & "Bounce Right Back".
Why Look For The Key was available in the U.S. on the 7" Single of "Things Can Only Get Better".
Specialty was later released on the U.S./Canada only EP "Action Replay"
These versions of Like To Get To Know You Well & Bounce Right Back were released as a 7" single in the UK 7 months before Dream Into Action was released.

Includes custom black & white lyrics / credits inner sleeve.

Produced for Gestalt.
Recorded and mixed at Farmyard Studios, England.

Tracks A1 to A4, A6, B1, B3 to B6 © 1985
Tracks A5 & B2 © 1984
All tracks published by Howard Jones Music Ltd., all rights for the world controlled by Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
All rights for the Western Hemisphere administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., (BMI)
Manufactured and distributed by Elektra/Asylum Records.
A division of Warner Communications Inc.
℗© 1985 WEA Records Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.

Pressing Plant Variation: Specialty Records Corporation.

"Is There A Difference?" is based on Chapter 20 of the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

Thanks to David Stopps, my manager, and to all those great people who do help me and believe in what I do.
And love to you Jan.

Howard Jones Fan Club
P.O. Box 185
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2E2
England. Send stamped addressed
envelope if you live in the U.K., send self
addressed envelope with international
reply coupon (available from post
offices) if you live outside the U.K.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7559-60390-1 7
  • Barcode (Scanned): 0075596039017
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-E-60390-1-A-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-E-60390-1-B-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 Side A Etched): STE 60390A-2 1-6 Ⓗ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 Side B Etched): STE 60390B-1 1-4 -1 Ⓧ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side A Etched): STE 60390 A 3 1 - 3 Ⓗ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side B Etched): STE 60390 B - 1 1-2 SM1-4 -̶̷̸1̶̷̸ Ⓧ
  • Matrix / Runout (All Variants Side A & B Stamped): STERLING SRC
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 52) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WX 15, 240 632-1 Howard Jones Dream Into Action(LP, Album) WEA, WEA WX 15, 240 632-1 UK 1985 Sell This Version
240632-1 Howard Jones Dream Into Action(LP, Album) WEA 240632-1 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
240 632-1, WX 15 Howard Jones Dream Into Action(LP, Album) WEA, WEA 240 632-1, WX 15 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
3084 Howard Jones Dream Into Action(LP, Album) WEA 3084 Venezuela 1985 Sell This Version
IMD 5888 Howard Jones Dream Into Action(Cass, Album, Unofficial) IMD (2) IMD 5888 Saudi Arabia 1985 Sell This Version