Propaganda ‎– A Secret Wish

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ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT ZTTIQ 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
610 540, 610 540-222, 90 288-2, 90288-2, CID 126 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records 610 540, 610 540-222, 90 288-2, 90288-2, CID 126 UK, Europe & US 1985 Sell This Version
610 540, CID126, 90 288-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) Island Records, Island Records, Island Records 610 540, CID126, 90 288-2 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
CID 126, 90288 - 2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) ZTT, ZTT CID 126, 90288 - 2 UK 1985 Sell This Version
610 540, 610 540-222, 90 288-2, 90288-2, CID 126 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records 610 540, 610 540-222, 90 288-2, 90288-2, CID 126 UK, Europe & US 1985 Sell This Version
CID126, OCID 126, 826 010-2, 90288-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) Island Records, ZTT, Island Records, Island Records CID126, OCID 126, 826 010-2, 90288-2 France 1985 Sell This Version
D 407.027 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Island Records D 407.027 Spain 1985 Sell This Version
X25D-2006 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) ZTT X25D-2006 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
826 010-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) ZTT, Island Records 826 010-4 France 1985 Sell This Version
262 VG 71406 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Virgin, Island Records 262 VG 71406 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTC 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) ZTT ZTTC 3 Philippines 1985 Sell This Version
826 010-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Island Records 826 010-4 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIK 73 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) ZTT ZTTIK 73 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
ISLC-1048 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Island Records, ZTT ISLC-1048 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
KCT/MI/8172 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Telediscos KCT/MI/8172 Mexico 1985 Sell This Version
C 38451 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) Festival Records, Island Records, ZTT C 38451 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3, ZCIQ-3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album) ZTT, ZTT, Island Records ZCIQ 3, ZCIQ-3 Scandinavia 1985 Sell This Version
7 90288-4, 90288-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, AR,) Island Records, ZTT 7 90288-4, 90288-4 US 1985 Sell This Version
407 027-652, 407 027 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Bla) ZTT, Island Records 407 027-652, 407 027 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Bla) ZTT ZCIQ 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Gre) ZTT ZCIQ 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Gre) ZTT ZCIQ 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Pap) ZTT ZCIQ 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
407 027/65 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Promo) Island Records, ZTT 407 027/65 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
7 90288-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, SR,) Island Records 7 90288-4 US 1985 Sell This Version
407 027-652, 407 027 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Whi) ZTT, Island Records 407 027-652, 407 027 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
826 010-1, 826010-1 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records 826 010-1, 826010-1 France 1985 Sell This Version
VG 71406, 062-VG 71406 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Virgin, Island Records, Virgin VG 71406, 062-VG 71406 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
207 027 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT 207 027 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
L 38451, ZRRIQ 3, ZZTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Festival Records, Island Records, ZTT, ZTT L 38451, ZRRIQ 3, ZZTIQ 3 Australia & New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Sweden 1985 Sell This Version
R25D-2006, ZTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Polystar, Island Records, ZTT R25D-2006, ZTIQ 3 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
ISL-1048, ISL 1048 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT ISL-1048, ISL 1048 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Sweden 1985 Sell This Version
I-207.027, ZTT IQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT I-207.027, ZTT IQ 3 Spain 1985 Sell This Version
L 38451, ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Festival Records, Island Records, ZTT L 38451, ZTTIQ 3 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
ISL 1048 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records ISL 1048 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
207 027, 207 027-620 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records, ZTT, ZTT 207 027, 207 027-620 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
ILPC 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT ILPC 3 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
BAN ZTTIQ3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) ZTT BAN ZTTIQ3 Israel 1985 Sell This Version
LSI 11126 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Jugoton LSI 11126 Yugoslavia 1985 Sell This Version
90288-1, 7 90288-1 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, ARC) Island Records, Island Records 90288-1, 7 90288-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
ISL-1048, ISL 1048 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, Clu) Island Records, ZTT ISL-1048, ISL 1048 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
42 791 4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, Club) Island Records 42 791 4 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
R25D-2006, ZTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, Promo) Polystar, Island Records, ZTT R25D-2006, ZTIQ 3 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
5B 207027, ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, RP) Island Records, ZTT 5B 207027, ZTTIQ 3 Spain 1985 Sell This Version
90288-1, 7 90288-1 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, SRC) Island Records, Island Records 90288-1, 7 90288-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
90288 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, TP) Island Records 90288 US 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, TP) Island Records, ZTT ZTTIQ 3 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
ZTTIQ 3B-14 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl) ZTT ZTTIQ 3B-14 UK 1985 Sell This Version
TLP-70018 Propaganda Un Secreto Deseo (A Secret Wish)(LP, Album) RCA Victor TLP-70018 Argentina 1985 Sell This Version
MI/8172 Propaganda A Secret Wish (Maquinaria)(LP, Album) Telediscos MI/8172 Mexico 1986 Sell This Version
P35D-20007, P35D 20007 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) ZTT, ZTT P35D-20007, P35D 20007 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
610.7060, 33.504, 33504 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT, Island Records, Island Records 610.7060, 33.504, 33504 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
7 90288-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) Island Records 7 90288-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
CID 126, 90288-2, CID126 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RP) ZTT, ZTT, ZTT CID 126, 90288-2, CID126 UK 1987 Sell This Version
422-842 496-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 496-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
PSCD-1175 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT, Island Records, Polystar PSCD-1175 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
WPCR-20 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT WPCR-20 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
4509-94749-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT 4509-94749-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
4509-94749-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, RE) ZTT 4509-94749-4 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
UD-53207 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) Universal Records UD-53207 US 1998 Sell This Version
ZTT 118 CD Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT ZTT 118 CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
UBD-53207 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT UBD-53207 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
3052842 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE, RM) Wagram Music, ZTT 3052842 France 1999 Sell This Version
REP 4900 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, Dig) Repertoire Records REP 4900 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
ZTT163CD Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, Dig) ZTT ZTT163CD UK 2000 Sell This Version
REP 4900 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) Repertoire Records REP 4900 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
ZTT118CD Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT ZTT118CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
ZTT118CD Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT ZTT118CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
REP 5003 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE, 20t + DVD, Multichannel, NTSC) Repertoire Records REP 5003 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
ZTT183SACD Propaganda A Secret Wish(SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album, RE, RM) ZTT ZTT183SACD UK 2004 Sell This Version
ZTT118CD Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) ZTT ZTT118CD US 2005 Sell This Version
SALVOMDCD14, Element 11 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + Dlx, RM, Dig) Salvo, ZTT SALVOMDCD14, Element 11 UK 2010 Sell This Version
MOVLP187 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, RE + LP, Comp + RM, Exp) Music On Vinyl, Salvo, ZTT MOVLP187 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
MOVLP187 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, RE, Blu + LP, Comp, Blu + Ltd, RM, Exp) Music On Vinyl, Salvo, ZTT MOVLP187 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
BMGAA05CD, ZCID Q3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM) BMG, ZTT BMGAA05CD, ZCID Q3 UK 2018 Sell This Version
BMGAA05LP, ZTTIQ3 Propaganda A Secret Wish(LP, Album, Dlx, RE) BMG, ZTT BMGAA05LP, ZTTIQ3 UK 2018 Sell This Version
none Propaganda A Secret Wish(10xFile, AAC, Album, 256) ZTT none UK Unknown
CID 126, 90288 - 2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album) ZTT, ZTT CID 126, 90288 - 2 UK Unknown Sell This Version
610 540, CID126, 90 288-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Records, Island Records 610 540, CID126, 90 288-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
4509-94749-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) ZTT 4509-94749-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
422-842 496-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-842 496-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
422-842 496-2 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE, RP) Island Records 422-842 496-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
SALVOMDCD14, Element 11 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, RE, RP + CD, Comp + Dlx, RM, Dig) Salvo, ZTT SALVOMDCD14, Element 11 UK Unknown Sell This Version
MTL-058 Propaganda A Secret Wish(CD, Album, Unofficial) Music For The People MTL-058 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
7 90288-4, 90288-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, AR,) Island Records, ZTT 7 90288-4, 90288-4 US Unknown Sell This Version
ZCIQ 3, 842 496-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, RE, Cle) ZTT, Island Records ZCIQ 3, 842 496-4 UK Unknown Sell This Version
7 90288-4, 842 496-4 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, RE, Cle) ZTT, Island Records 7 90288-4, 842 496-4 US Unknown Sell This Version
0136 Propaganda A Secret Wish(Cass, Album, Unofficial) TomZo 0136 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

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StrangelySatisfying

StrangelySatisfying

May 15, 2019
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, ZTTIQ 3
I notice a bunch of interesting artists on this one, does Steve Howe play live on this or is he sampled?
cntuccitto

cntuccitto

November 28, 2018
edited 5 months ago
referencing A Secret Wish, CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM, BMGAA05CD, ZCID Q3
Disk is fine, and so is the booklet. The problem comes with the terrible sleeve that holds the CD. No room to pull out the disk without pressing it against the walls of the sleeve, causing scratches on either side of the disk. I've had to use a separate paper sleeve to hold the disk to prevent further damage of both the disc and the cover.
NEMOSIX

NEMOSIX

September 14, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, ZTTIQ 3
One of the best Synth-pop records of the 80's, definitly... "ABBA from hell" as Ralf Dörper used to say ... ;-)
baward

baward

July 13, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + Dlx, RM, Dig, SALVOMDCD14, Element 11
I wish (a secret wish perhaps?) that people were able to hear Propaganda's original demos which were like hearing Propaganda as done by The Fall or someone. The bore no resemblance at all to what became their first album. Working for Sarm in 1983 was my first job in a UK recording studio (Sarm West studio 2). I wish I would have had an idea how big they'd become, and that I could listen to those demos now. Even though demos can and do frequently change shape on the journey to their finished form, the early demos (I believe that they were Ralf Dörper's early experimental recordings from Dusseldorf) sounded so different as to be unrecognisable.

It's my opinion that a bit like Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Propaganda was really an experimental platform for Horn and Lipson to indulge their pop and prog rock sensibilities (hence the participation of musicians such as Steve Howe and Ian Mosely & Horn and Lipson's own affinity with pop, rock, and prog), as well as becoming acknowledged experts of the Fairlight and Synclavier. Michael Merten's was the member with the musical training.
CtheB

CtheB

July 6, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM, BMGAA05CD, ZCID Q3
Why does this exist?

In 2010 "A secret wish" was remastered from the original tapes, and reissued on CD with both the September 1985 CD and July 1985 vinyl mixes, plus a second disc of extra tracks and variants, and notes by Ian Peel, and relayout by Philip Marshall.

In 2018 the album is again remastered from the original tapes, and reissued with the CD mixes only, and no extras, and more notes from Ian Peel, and, again, relayout by Philip Marshall. Why? Didn't Peel say what he needed to say in the 2010 booklet? If not, why not? Marshall's new creased spine cover format is ugly, and the 2010 extras are gone.

Perhaps the 2018 vinyl edition can be justified on the grounds that the album wasn't reissued on vinyl in 2010. But this new CD seems utterly pointless, except as yet another means of squeezing revenue from a 33-year-old recording.
alphagrade

alphagrade

March 22, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, ZTTIQ 3

Surprised by some of the comments below to be honest. I've always held the view that this is one of the most ambitious and sonically brilliant albums of the 80s - few can touch it in terms of technical brilliance. Superb orchestral arrangements flow beautifully with the sequenced electronic elements - all very filmic and very clever pop music. The Pet Shop Boys did their own tribute to the Propaganda/ZTT blueprint with 1989's 'Left To My Own Devices' - high praise too and another superb track. This album is highly recommended if you love the 80's output of Mode, New Order, PSB etc.
fluxkit

fluxkit

February 4, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM, BMGAA05CD, ZCID Q3
While I prefer the new vinyl remaster right now, the cd remaster sounds very good in its own right. I have listened to it next to the 2010 issue, and feel like it sounds better in places, though both sound fine. The new booklet and presentation are a step up here. Very attractive. And of course, the cd tracks are a bit different than the vinyl on this album, so both are good to have. I prefer the cd for the book, as it is easier to flip and read than the vinyl insert.
fluxkit

fluxkit

February 4, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, Dlx, RE, BMGAA05LP, ZTTIQ3
The remastered vinyl sounds beautiful. Mind you, I never owned this on vinyl before... but I love the sound here. The presentation is lovely. I hear a fuller, balanced sound than the 2010 cd mixes here, which were not bad. This is an excellent vinyl reissue of the proper album.
alphagrade

alphagrade

February 4, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, Dlx, RE, BMGAA05LP, ZTTIQ3

A surprisingly decent remaster for a repress and some definitive album production notes from Ian Peel. Highly recommended.
martin3801

martin3801

January 27, 2018
referencing A Secret Wish, LP, Album, Dlx, RE, BMGAA05LP, ZTTIQ3
I guess a fairly pointless reissue although I'd like to know if the vinyl remastering is significantly different/improved. can't think how it could be improved though. probably stick with the deluxe cd.