Pet Shop Boys ‎– Before

Atlantic ‎– 87049-2
CD, Single, Enhanced

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1 Before (Single Edit)
Drum Programming – Danny Tenaglia, Louie 'Balo' Guzman*Engineer [Assistant] – Rob RivesEngineer [Recording & Mix] – Dana Vicek*Keyboards – Peter DaouProducer – Danny Tenaglia, Pet Shop BoysProgrammed By – Phil PaganoVocals [Additional] – Barbara Tucker, Carole Sylvan, Karen Bernard*
2 The Truck Driver And His Mate
Engineer, Mixed By – Bob KraushaarProducer – Pet Shop BoysProgrammed By – Pete GleadallVocals [Additional] – Sylvia Mason-James
3 Hit And Miss
Engineer – Bob Kraushaar, Pete GleadallMixed By – Bob KraushaarProducer – Pet Shop BoysProgrammed By – Pete Gleadall
Video Before

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Enhanced section includes the "Before" video clip. Enhanced section only accessible on computers which were current at the time of release. On newer Windows and Mac computers the enhanced section can't be played or isn't visible at all.

Sticker has cat no. 2-87049 but this is not printed on the packaging itself.

"Before" Recorded at Bass Hit & Axis Studios, Mixed at Axis Studios.
"The Truck Driver And His Mate" Recorded at Sarm Hook End & BJG Studios.
"Hit And Miss" Recorded at The Strongroom & BJG Studios.

"Before" listed as (Album Version) but it is actually a single edit (Album version is 4:33).

There is another pressing of this single without the cream colour in the artwork (See Pet Shop Boys - Before).

℗© 1996 Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd.

Made in U.S.A. by WEA Manufacturing Inc.

Card sleeve with a sliding tray, color print exterior.
Disc tray: gray.
CD: black print.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned, UPC-A): 075678704925
  • Barcode (Text): 0 7567-87049-2 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, Etched: M1S1): [SRC logo] 3 87049 RE-1 OLYR##01 M1S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, Etched: M1S2): [SRC logo] 3 87049 RE-1 OLYR##01 M1S2
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U2R
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U2R
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 2U2S
  • Barcode (Matrix area, Code 39): R02645

Other Versions (5 of 33) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDRS 6431, 7243 8 82809 2 1 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, EP, CD1) Parlophone, Parlophone CDRS 6431, 7243 8 82809 2 1 UK 1996 Sell This Version
12RDJD 6431 Pet Shop Boys Before(2x12", Promo) Parlophone 12RDJD 6431 UK 1996 Sell This Version
85489-2 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, Maxi) Atlantic 85489-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
CDRDJ 6431 Pet Shop Boys Before(CD, Maxi, Unofficial) Parlophone (2) CDRDJ 6431 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
12RDJ 6431 Pet Shop Boys Before(12", MP, Promo) Parlophone 12RDJ 6431 UK 1996 Sell This Version