Shriekback ‎– Tench

Y America ‎– Y USA 4
Vinyl, LP, Mini-Album, Green Center Labels


A1 Sexthinkone 4:20
A2 A Kind Of Fascination 4:31
A3 All The Greek Boys (Do The Handwalk) 4:14
B1 Accretions 4:12
B2 Mothloop 4:40
B3 Here Comes My Hand-Clap 3:15

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US Y America edition in matte sleeve with plain paper inner.
This version has green center labels. US version with silver center labels here: Shriekback - Tench.

Side order is reversed on the Y America versions, with the three tracks that appeared on side B of the UK edition appearing here as side A, and vice-versa. The sleeve, however, still lists the tracks in their original order.

Track B3 appears on the B-side center label as "Here Comes My Hand: Clap".

Sleeve Text (back cover):
All tracks by Shriekback apart from [A1, A2, B2] by Shriekback and Brian Nevill*. Thanks to Carlo Lucius Asciutti, Martin Barker, Emma Burnham, Neneh Cherry, Claire Hirst, Brian Nevill, Andrea Oliver & Richard Wernham. Recorded at K.P.M. Studios by Ian Caple (courtesy of E.M.I. Music - Brian Hopkins & Phil Sharpe) & at Berry St. Studios by Brad Grisdale. ...Produced by David Allen, Barry Andrews & Carl Marsh with Linda Neville.

* The center labels of the UK edition credit Brian Nevill with participation on "Mothloop", "Sexthinkone", and "A Kind Of Fascination" (B2, A1 and A2 here). While track specifications for Mr. Nevill's credit are absent from the Y America versions, the information has been retained for this database entry.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Text, Side A [Etched]): A-1 ⟷ 12"-Y-USA·4·A F/W TC
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Text, Side B [Etched]): A-1 ⟷ 12·Y·USA·4·B

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Y 21 Shriekback Tench(LP, MiniAlbum) Y Records Y 21 UK 1982 Sell This Version
Y USA 4 Shriekback Tench(LP, MiniAlbum, TP) Y America Y USA 4 US 1982 Sell This Version
none Shriekback Tench + Live In Detroit '83(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Not On Label (Shriekback Self-released) none UK 2015 Sell This Version
201 923 Shriekback Tench(LP, MiniAlbum) Virgin 201 923 France 1982 Sell This Version
Y 21 Shriekback Tench(12", EP) Y Records Y 21 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version