Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ‎– Kicking Against The Pricks

Mute ‎– P-13349
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Muddy Water
Organ, Piano [Interior] – Nick*Violin – Dawn CaveWritten-By – Phil Rosenthal
A2 I'm Gonna Kill That Woman
Bass – Mick*Written-By – John Lee Hooker
A3 Sleeping Annaleah
Acoustic Guitar – Mick*Slide Guitar – Blixa*Written By – Newbury/FolgerWritten-By – Folger*, Newbury*
A4 Long Black Veil
Acoustic Guitar, Snare – Mick*Percussion – Thomas*Slide Guitar, Backing Vocals – Blixa*Written By – Danny Del/Marjohn WilkinsWritten-By – Danny Del*, Marjohn Wilkins*
A5 Hey Joe
Bass – Tracy PewOrgan – Nick*Written-By – William Roberts*
A6 The Singer
Guitar [Guitars] – Mick*Written By – Cash/DanielsWritten-By – Daniels*, Cash*
B1 All Tomorrow's Parties
Guitar – Mick*Lead Vocals – Nick*Vocals – Blixa*, Mick*, Rowland S. HowardWritten-By – Lou Reed
B2 By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Guitar [Harmonics] – Blixa*Organ, Guitar – Rowland S. HowardWritten-By – Jim Webb*
B3 The Hammer Song
Organ, Snare [Extra] – Mick*Written-By – A. Harvey*
B4 Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart
Vibraphone [Vibes] – Mick*Written-By – Greenaway/Cooke*
B5 Jesus Met The Woman At The Well
Arranged By [Arr.] – The Alabama SingersGuitar, Vocals – Mick*Lead Vocals – Nick*Vocals – Barry*, Blixa*Written-By – Trad.*
B6 The Carnival Is Over
Lead Vocals – Nick*Vocals – Barry*, Blixa*, Mick*Written-By – Frank Farian, T. Springfield*

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Title is intentionally written on the front and back covers as '"Kicking Against The Pricks"', as it is a quote from the bible.

Released with obi and 2 inserts in english/japanese containing photos and credits.

All backing tracks engineered at AAV Studios, Melbourne, Australia, Nov/Dec 1985.
Mixes engineered at Hansa Tonstudios, Berlin in March 1986.

Time & money wasted at Richmond Recorders, Melbourne.

Bible quote from Acts 26:14.

Track A3 written as "Sleeping Anleah" on the inner sleeve.
Track A3 written as "Weeping Annaleah" on the label

Track A1 published by Cayman Music Inc.
Track A2 published by Boogie One Music.
Track A3 published by Acuff Rose Music Ltd.
Track A4 published by Southern Music Co. Ltd.
Tracks A5, A6, B2 published by Carlin Music Corp.
Track B1 published by RCA Music Ltd.
Track B3 published by Chrysalis Music.
Track B4 published by Dick James Music.
Track B5 Cop. Con.
Track B6 published by Chapell Music Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One runouts): T4988014425315
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (Price): ¥2,800