The Residents ‎– Commercial Album

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Torso ‎– TORSO CD 413
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1 Easter Woman 1:06
2 Perfect Love 1:05
3 Picnic Boy
Featuring [Uncredited] – Lene Lovich
1:03
4 End Of Home 1:06
5 Amber 1:04
6 Japanese Watercolor 1:04
7 Secrets 1:05
8 Die In Terror 1:05
9 Red Rider 1:04
10 My Second Wife 1:04
11 Floyd 1:05
12 Suburban Bathers 1:05
13 Dimples And Toes 1:06
14 The Nameless Souls 1:06
15 Love Leaks Out 1:05
16 Act Of Being Polite 1:05
17 Medicine Man 1:06
18 Tragic Bells 1:05
19 Loss Of Innocence 1:06
20 The Simple Song 1:04
21 Ups And Downs 1:06
22 Possessions 1:06
23 Give It To Someone Else 1:05
24 Phantom 1:06
25 Less Not More 1:05
26 My Work Is So Behind 1:06
27 Birds In The Trees 1:06
28 Handful Of Desire 1:06
29 Moisture 1:06
30 Love Is… 1:05
31 Troubled Man 1:06
32 La La 1:06
33 Loneliness 1:06
34 Nice Old Man 1:06
35 The Talk Of Creatures 1:05
36 Fingertips 1:06
37 In Between Dreams 1:06
38 Margaret Freeman
Featuring [Uncredited] – Andy Partridge
1:05
39 The Coming Of The Crow 1:06
40 When We Were Young 1:03
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41 Shut Up Shut Up 1:04
42 And I Was Alone 1:04
43 Theme For An American TV Show 1:27
44 We're A Happy Family
Written-By – The Ramones*
1:11
45 The Sleeper 2:58
46 Boy In Love 2:56
47 Diskomo 4:34
48 Jailhouse Rock
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
3:08
49 This Is A Man's Man's Man's World
Written-By – J. Brown*
3:44
50 Hit The Road Jack
Arranged By [Vocals] – J. Roul Brody*Vocals [Singer] – Jeanette Sartain, Laurie Amat, Olan JonesWritten-By – P. Mayfield*
4:03

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This version has the CD made by PDO, Germany.
A similar version made by DADC Austria can be found here: Commercial Album.

Tracks 1 to 40 were originally released as the Commercial Album on vinyl in 1980 (Ralph Records). Tracks 41 to 50 were recorded between the years 1979-1987 and appeared on several different compilations and singles:

- track 41-42: were extra tracks from the "Commercial Album" sessions, they ended up on singles in England (Commercial Single) and France,
- track 43: was composed for a weekly comedy TV show. Producers rejected it as too strange. Touch included it on Ritual: Magnetic North,
- track 44: was recorded for Morgan Fisher's Miniatures (A Sequence Of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited By Morgan-Fisher) project,
- track 45: was written in 1979 and is included on the Residue Of The Residents collection,
- track 46: is from 1980 and is on Residue Of The Residents,
- track 47: was recorded in 1980, the same time as the "Commercial Album", and released as a 12" dance record. This particular shorter version appeared on Residue Of The Residents,
- track 48: was recorded in 1982 and appeared on Residue Of The Residents,
- track 49: from The White Single released in 1984,
- track 50: was recorded in 1987 and release only as a single Hit The Road Jack.

(c)(p) 1980, 1988, The Cryptic Corp.
Printed in West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: TORSO CD 413 2898 010 01 * MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
  • Other (SPARS code): AAD

Other Versions (5 of 27) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RZ-8052-L The Residents Commercial Album(LP, Album, 1st) Ralph Records RZ-8052-L US 1980 Sell This Version
ESD 80202 The Residents Commercial Album(CD, Album, RE, 2nd) East Side Digital ESD 80202 US Unknown Sell This Version
TORSO CD 413 The Residents Commercial Album(CD, Album, RE, DAD) Torso TORSO CD 413 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
LINC 9 The Residents Commercial Album(Cass, Album) Missing Link, 7 Records & Tapes LINC 9 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
BOM22041 The Residents Commercial Album(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Bomba Records (4) BOM22041 Japan 1997 Sell This Version

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