Rockmelons* ‎– Tales Of The City

Truetone Records ‎– TLP 790297
Vinyl, LP, Album

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 New Groove
A2 What's It Gonna Be?
A3 Jump
Lead Vocals [Guest Lead Vocals] – Wendy MatthewsWritten-By – Curtis Mayfield
A4 Thief
A5 Dreams In The Empty City
B1 Get Back On The Groove
B2 Rhymes
Written-By – Al Green
B3 Boogie Tron
B4 Money Talks
Mixed By – Adrian Bolland, The Rockmelons

Companies, etc.



Released in an outer sleeve, and an inner sleeve with credits on one side. Inner sleeve has cartoon panels drawn by Matthew Martin: side with credits has a panel for each song; the other side has a series of three panels titled "A Rockmelon...", with a bird wearing a hat and glasses and holding a cane which breaks out of a rockmelon.
Side A label is orange with the True Tone logo on top of this. True Tone logo comprises the label name in silver over a green diamond. The label name has a black shadow, and the green diamond has a light green "shadow". The side A label has the tracklisting, writing credits and matrix no.s for both sides A and B.
Side B label has a stylised drawing of a rockmelon with a slice cut out of it. There is no text on it.
In the runout matrix no.s, "LEON" is underlined on both sides. In the runout matrix no. on side A, "MASTERED BY STUDIOS 301" is stamped, all other characters are hand-etched.

Outer and inner sleeves:
Manufactured and distributed by the EMI Music Group Australasia
℗ & © 1988 TRUE TONE

Side A label:
(P) & (C) 1988 True Tone
(P) & (C) 1988 True Tone
Recorded at 301 Studios, Sydney, Australia

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text On Rear Sleeve): 0 77779 02971 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): TLP 790297A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): TLP 790297B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout Groove Hand-Etched And Stamped): TLP790297-A-2 LEON MASTERED BY STUDIOS 301
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout Groove Hand-Etched): TLP790297-B-2 LEON

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
81949-2 The Rockmelons Tales Of The City(CD, Album) Atlantic 81949-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
7 81949-4, 81949-4 The Rockmelons Tales Of The City(Cass, Album) Atlantic, Atlantic 7 81949-4, 81949-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
7 81949-4 The Rockmelons Tales Of The City(Cass, Album) WEA 7 81949-4 Indonesia 1988 Sell This Version
D19567 The Rockmelons Tales Of The City(CD, Album) Mushroom D19567 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
TC TLP 790297 The Rockmelons Tales Of The City(Cass, Album) EMI, True Tone TC TLP 790297 Australia 1988 Sell This Version