Madness ‎– The Business (The Definitive Singles Collection)

Label:
Virgin ‎– MADBOX 1, Virgin ‎– 7243 8 39286 2 0
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3 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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1-1 Intro: Rick Rodgers, Specials Manager 0:44
1-2 The Prince
Written-By – Thompson*
2:27
1-3.1 Madness
Written-By – Campbell*
2:45
1-3.2 Rick Rodgers Speaks Again
1-4.1 One Step Beyond
Written-By – Campbell*
2:44
1-4.2 John Eichler, Publican, Hope & Anchor, London
1-5 Mistakes
Written-By – Hasler*, Barson*
2:39
1-6.1 Nutty Theme
Written-By – McPherson*, Thompson*
2:48
1-6.2 'Wandsworth Harry', Longtime Fan
1-7.1 My Girl
Written-By – Barson*
2:57
1-7.2 John Hasler Ex-Drummer, Singer, Manager
1-8 Stepping Into Line
Written-By – McPherson*, Bedford*
2:16
1-9.1 In The Rain
Written-By – McPherson*, Thompson*, Madness
3:06
1-9.2 Dave Robinson, Ex-Manager Of Stiff Records
1-10.1 Night Boat To Cairo
Written-By – McPherson*, Barson*
3:42
1-10.2 John Hasler Speaks Again
1-11 Deceives The Eye
Written-By – Foreman*, Bedford*
1:58
1-12.1 The Young And The Old
Written-By – McPherson*, Barson*
2:43
1-12.2 Rick Rogders Yet Again
1-13 Don't Quote Me On That
Written-By – Madness
4:31
1-14.1 Baggy Trousers
Written-By – Foreman*, McPherson*
3:19
1-14.2 Kellog's, Madness Manager 1980-81
1-15.1 The Business
Written-By – Barson*
6:19
1-15.2 Kellog's Speaks Again
1-16.1 Embarrassment
Written-By – Thompson*, Barson*
3:02
1-16.2 Chalky, Friend/Roadie, Talks About Woody
1-17.1 Crying Shame
Written-By – Barson*
2:38
1-17.2 Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley
1-18.1 The Return Of The Los Palmas 7
Written-By – Woodgate*, Bedford*, Barson*
2:50
1-18.2 Langer & Winstaley Speak Again
1-19 That's The Way To Do It
Written-By – Foreman*
2:51
1-20 My Girl (Demo Version)
Written-By – Barson*
2:27
1-21.1 Swan Lake (Live)
Arranged By – Barson*Written-By – Trad.*
3:48
1-21.2 Chalky& Toks, Friends Of The Band
1-22.1 Grey Day
Written-By – Barson*
4:35
1-22.2 Chalky & Toks On The Future Of The Band
1-23.1 Memories
Written-By – Foreman*
3:19
1-23.2 Kellog's On Chalky & Toks
1-24 Shut Up
Written-By – Foreman*, McPherson*
4:05
1-25 A Town With No Name
Written-By – Foreman*
2:52
2-1.1 Never Ask Twice
Written-By – McPherson*, Barson*
3:52
2-1.2 Elvis Costello & Clive Langer On 'Fame'
2-2 It Must Be Love
Written-By – Labi Siffre
3:17
2-3.1 Shadow On The House
Written-By – Foreman*
4:50
2-3.2 Sonny From Stiff Promotions
2-4 Cardiac Arrest
Written-By – Smash*, Foreman*
2:50
2-5.1 In The City
Written-By – Crutchfield*, Smash*, Foreman*, Inoue*, McPherson*, Barson*
3:25
2-5.2 Paul Conroy Speaks
2-6 House Of Fun
Written-By – Thompson*, Barson*
2:47
2-7.1 Don't Look Back
Producer – The Hip Young ProducersWritten-By – Foreman*
4:51
2-7.2 Neil Ferris From Ferret & Spanner
2-8 Driving In My Car
Written-By – Barson*
3:16
2-9 Terry Wogan Jingle
Producer, Written-By – Madness
0:25
2-10 Animal Farm
Written-By – Madness
4:02
2-11.1 Riding On My Bike
Written-By – Thompson*, Barson*
5:37
2-11.2 John Kalodner From Geffen Records
2-12.1 Our House (Stretch Mix)
Written-By – Smyth*, Foreman*
5:50
2-12.2 Pauline Black From The Selecter
2-13 Walking With Mr Wheeze
Written-By – Barson*
3:31
2-14.1 Tomorrow's (Just Another Day)
Written-By – Smyth*, Barson*
3:46
2-14.2 Nigel Dick From Stiff Records
2-15.1 Madness (Is All In The Mind)
Written-By – Foreman*
3:07
2-15.2 Lionel Martin - Accountant
2-16 Wings Of A Dove
Written-By – Smyth*, McPherson*
2:58
2-17.1 Behind The Eight Ball
Producer, Written-By – Madness
3:35
2-17.2 Lee's Uncle Jack
2-18 One's Second Thoughtlessness
Written-By – Woodgate*, Thompson*
3:24
2-19.1 The Sun And The Rain
Written-By – Barson*
3:37
2-19.2 Gary Dovey - Early Madness Drummer
2-20 Fireball XL5
Producer – Ian Horne, Lee Thompson*Written-By – Thompson*
1:44
2-21 Visit To Dracstein Castle
Producer, Written-By – Madness
1:55
2-22 Michael Caine
Written-By – Smyth*, Woodgate*
3:44
3-1 If You Think There's Something
Written-By – Barson*
3:08
3-2.1 One Better Day
Written-By – McPherson*, Bedford*
4:33
3-2.2 Paul Wolfe - Early Madness Lawyer
3-3 Guns
Written-By – McPherson*
3:14
3-4.1 Victoria Gardens
Written-By – Smyth*, Barson*
4:06
3-4.2 Sound Engineer & Guru
3-5 Sarah
Producer – Ian Horne, Lee Thompson*Written-By – Thompson*
3:43
3-6 Yesterday's Men (Harmonica Version)
Written-By – Foreman*, McPherson*
4:30
3-7 All I Knew
Producer – Liquidator ProductionsWritten-By – McPherson*
3:07
3-8 It Must Be Love (Live)
Remix – Liquidator ProductionsWritten-By – Labi Siffre
3:32
3-9 Uncle Sam
Written-By – Foreman*, Thompson*
3:04
3-10 David Hamilton Jingle
Written-By – Madness
0:34
3-11 Inanity Over Christmas
Written-By – Woodgate*, Thompson*
3:50
3-12.1 Please Don't Go
Producer – Liquidator ProductionsWritten-By – Foreman*
3:24
3-12.2 Hector Walker - Madness' Valet
3-13 Sweetest Girl (Extended Version)
Written-By – Green*
5:44
3-14 Jennie (A Portrait Of)
Written-By – Woodgate*, Thompson*
3:24
3-15 Tears You Can't Hide
Written-By – Smyth*
3:08
3-16 Call Me
Written-By – Smyth*, McPherson*
3:56
3-17 (Waiting For The) Ghost Train
Written-By – McPherson*
3:41
3-18 One Step Beyond (Italian Version)
Written-By – Campbell*
2:21
3-19 Maybe In Another Life
Written By – NealWritten-By – Woodgate*, Thompson*, Bedford*
3:00
3-20 Seven Year Scratch (Edited Version)
Written-By – Campbell*, Madness
5:52
3-21 Release Me
Producer – MadnessWritten-By – Williams*, Miller*, Harris*, Young*
1:55
3-22 Carols On 45
Arranged By – MadnessWritten-By – Trad.*
1:12
3-23 The National Anthem
Arranged By – MadnessWritten-By – Trad.*
1:13

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Notes

℗ & © 1993 Virgin Records Ltd.

Edited and Re-mastered at Chop Em Out.

Short interviews / commentaries are at the end of many tracks, hence the longer track times; Some are even faded into the music.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24383 9286 2 0
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, Variant 1): 839287 2 . 3 :1:1 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, Variant 1): 839288 2 . 2 :1:3.EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, Variant 1): 839289 2 . 3 :1:1 . EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, Variant 2): 839287 2 . 4 :2:10 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, Variant 2): 839288 2 . 3 :1:5 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, Variant 2): 839289 2 . 1 :1:41 EMI SWINDON
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Other (Distribution Code [France]): PM 539
  • Other (Catalog Number Disc 1): 7243 8 39286 2 9
  • Other (Catalog Number Disc 2): 7243 8 39286 2 8
  • Other (Catalog Number Disc 3): 7243 8 39286 2 7
  • Mould SID Code (Inner Ring Disc 1, Variant 2): IFPI 1450
  • Mould SID Code (Inner Ring Disc 2): IFPI 1449
  • Mould SID Code (Inner Ring Disc 3): IFPI 1441
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2, Variants 1 & 2): IFPI L042

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