Marillion ‎– Clutching At Straws

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EMI ‎– EMD 1002
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Embossed Cover
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A1 Hotel Hobbies 3:38
A2 Warm Wet Circles
Backing Vocals – Tessa Niles
4:24
A3 That Time Of The Night (The Short Straw) 5:55
A4 Just For The Record 3:08
A5 White Russian 6:20
B1 Incommunicado
Backing Vocals – Christopher "Robbin" Kimsey*
5:13
B2 Torch Song
Voice [Dr. Finlay] – John Cavanagh
4:13
B3 Slàinte Mhath 4:34
B4 Sugar Mice 5:45
B5 The Last Straw
Backing Vocals – Tessa Niles
5:40
B6 Happy Ending 0:08

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Notes

Identical version here Marillion - Clutching At Straws without the Side A etching

This album is dedicated to Tony Stratton-Smith.

℗ & © 1987 EMI Records Ltd.

Band name, "Clutching At Straws" and front cover image are embossed.

Some editions contained a Marillion Exclusive Mail Order Offer flyer for album merchandise.

Durations do not appear on this release. Timings via stopwatch.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099924 078511
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched all variants): MICK SAID HE'LL SEE YOU AT WEMBLEY NOV 3ᴿᴰ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched all variants): DAVE LIKES EM' TOO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 1): EMD 1002 A-1-1- 6 A1 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 1): EMD 1002 B-1-1-1-2 DD
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 2): EMD 1002 A-1-1-1- D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 2): EMD 1002 B-1-1-1- DD
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched): SOMETHING FISHY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 3): EMD 1002 A-1-1- D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 3): EMD 1002 B-1-1- 6 – D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 4): EMD 1002 A-1-1-?- D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 4): EMD 1002 B-1-1- 3 – 1 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 5): EMD 1002 A-1-1-2-7 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 5): EMD 1002 B-1-1-3-5 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped variant 6): EMD 1002 A-1-1-2-11 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 6): EMD 1002 B-1-1-2-? D

Other Versions (5 of 117) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Marillion Clutching At Straws(LP, Album, DMM) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
266-2407854 Marillion Clutching At Straws(Cass, Album) EMI 266-2407854 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
SCE 501 650 Marillion Pendiendo De Un Hilo(Cass, Album) EMI SCE 501 650 Uruguay 1987 Sell This Version
MM-0037 Marillion Clutching At Straws(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Mag Magic MM-0037 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
LSEMI 78049 Marillion Clutching At Straws(LP, Album) EMI LSEMI 78049 Europe 1987 Sell This Version

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