Propaganda ‎– Wishful Thinking

Island Records ‎– 10.207439.50, ZTT ‎– ZAS 20
Vinyl, LP, Album

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Here: Disturbdances Of Songs By Propaganda 20:07
A1 Abuse
Written-By – Thein*, Mertens*, Dorper*
A2 Machined 6:54
A3 Laughed
Written-By [A Piece Originally Written By] – Malcolm Ross, Paul Haig
A4 Loving 0:46
There: Disturbdances Of Songs By Propaganda 21:22
B1 Jewelled 7:48
B2 Loved 6:43
B3 Abuse
Written-By – Thein*, Mertens*, Dorper*
B4 Thought 2:42

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[sleeve notes front cover]

(for the footsteps and heartbeats of the connoisseur)
'Wishful Thinking'
is disturbdances of five songs

[sleeve notes back cover]

Zas twenty: "Wishful Thinking": sarm studio disturbdances of 5 Propaganda songs.

39 studio hours of bending, repeating, arranging and editing by Robert Kraushaar and Paul Morley from original material produced by S.J. Lipson T.C. Horn for the long player 'A Secret Wish'. Tape operator: Paul Wright.

Produced in a limited edition by Z.T.T. Records and Japes for Island Records U.S.A. and released in Europe as a souvenir of Propaganda's Autumn 1985 outside world "Tour". Propaganda performed by Claudia Brücken (vocals) Susanne Freytag (vocals) and Michael Mertens (percussion) with the assistance of Derek Forbes (bass) Brian McGee (drums) Kevin Armstrong (Guitar). Not in performance: Ralf Dorper.

[this is the line-up of the Outside World tour, not the credits for the Wishful Thinking recordings]

There is a poem of Goethe in which these lines occur:
"Und umzuschaffen das Gesschaffene
Dass sich's nicht zum Starren waffne
Wikt ewiges lebendiges Thun"

Which can be roughly translated:
"And refashioning the fashioned
lest it stiffen into iron
is work of endless vital activity"

℗ + © 1985 ZTT on rear sleeve

(P) 1984/5 ZTT on labels
(C) 1985/ ZTT on labels

Individual tracks durations not listed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SPA
  • Matrix / Runout (A [Etched]): 10.207439.50 - A BgF
  • Matrix / Runout (B [Etched]): 10.207439.50 - B BgF

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ZAS 20 Propaganda Wishful Thinking(LP, Album) ZTT ZAS 20 UK 1985 Sell This Version
L 18005 Propaganda Wishful Thinking(LP, Album) Island Records L 18005 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
I 207.408 Propaganda Wishful Thinking(LP, Album) Island Records I 207.408 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
CZAS 20 Propaganda Wishful Thinking(Cass, Album, Whi) ZTT CZAS 20 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZTT 119 CD Propaganda Wishful Thinking(CD, Album, RE, RP) ZTT ZTT 119 CD UK 1999 Sell This Version