The Monochrome Set ‎– Volume, Contrast, Brilliance... (Sessions & Singles Vol. 1)

Cherry Red ‎– MRED 47, Cherry Red ‎– M RED 47
Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Eine Symphonie Des Grauens
Written-By – Bid (3)
A2 The Jet Set Junta
Written-By – Warren*, Bid (3), Square*
A3 Love Zombies
Written-By – Bid (3), Haney*, Square*
A4 Silicon Carne
Written-By – Bid (3), Square*
A5 The Ruling Class
Written-By – Bid (3)
A6 Viva Death Row
Written-By – Harrington*
A7 The Man With The Black Moustache
Written-By – Warren*, Bid (3), Haney*, Square*
B1 He's Frank (Slight Return)
Written-By – Bid (3), Square*
B2 Fun For All The Family
Written-By – Warren*, Bid (3), Haney*, Square*
B3 Lester Leaps In
Written-By – Square*
B4 Ici Les Enfants
Written-By – Bid (3), Haney*
B5 Fat Fun
Written-By – Bid (3), Square*
B6 Alphaville
Written-By – Bid (3)
B7 Avanti (Ten Don'ts For Honeymooners)
Written-By – Bid (3), Square*

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Issued with a semi-laminated picture sleeve.

℗ 1983 Cherry Red Records Ltd.
Distributed by Pinnacle
Made in France

Catalog# appears as M RED 47 on the labels

Tracks A1, B3 taken from Eine Symphonie Des Grauens / Lester Leaps In single (1979)
Tracks A4, B1 taken from He's Frank (Slight Return) single (1979)
Track B6 taken from He's Frank / Alphaville single (1979)
Radio session material:
Tracks B4 and B5 recorded for BBC Radio 1 on 14 Feb 1979 (first transmission 22 Feb 1979, John Peel Show)
Track A6 recorded for BBC Radio 1 on 21 Aug 1979 (first transmission 6 Sep 1979, John Peel Show)
Track B2 recorded for Capital Radio in June 1980 (transmission on Nicky Horne Show)
Track A3 recorded for BBC Radio 1 on 15 April 1980 (first transmission 23 April 1980, John Peel Show)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): [SNA logo] MRED 47 A BID'S BAG META PHYSICS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): [SNA logo] MRED 47 B HARPER'S SHORTS B̷I̷D̷'̷S̷ ̷B̷A̷G̷ ̷M̷E̷T̷A̷ ̷P̷H̷Y̷S̷I̷C̷S̷



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February 6, 2010
This is a truly superb collection of assorted recordings by one of the best U.K. groups of the 1970s/80s.
If you are just getting into The Monochrome Set this L.P. is an absolute must!