Syd Straw ‎– Surprise

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Virgin ‎– VJD-32242, Virgin Japan ‎– VJD-32242
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1 Think Too Hard
Acoustic Guitar – Marshall CrenshawBass – Tony LevinDrums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar – Eric Ambel, Jody HarrisEngineer – Dave CookProducer – Anthony Moore, S.S.*Vocals – S.S.*Written-By – Peter Holsapple
3:04
2 Heart Of Darkness
Acoustic Guitar – Peter BlegvadBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar [Eclectic] – Richard ThompsonEngineer – Julian WheatleyGuitar [Additional Bridge] – Peter HolsappleOrgan – Matt IrvingProducer – Anthony Moore, S.S.*Sounds [Miscellaneous] – Anthony MooreWritten-By – Anthony Moore, Syd Straw
4:23
3 Chasing Vapor Trails (His Turn To Cry)
Acoustic Guitar – Willie AronBass – Don WasDrums – Michael BlairEngineer – Ed CherneyGuitar [Amazing] – Marc RibotProducer – S.S.*Vocals – S.S.*Written-By – Frank Fuchs, Syd Straw
4:13
4 Almost Magic
Acoustic Guitar – John JorgensonElectric Guitar – Dave AlvinEngineer – Mark Linnett*Percussion [Elegant] – Bobbye HallPiano – Benmont TenchProducer – S.S.*Steel Guitar [Pedal] – Greg LeiszWritten-By – Matthew Auerbach, Syd Straw
4:14
5 Crazy American
Chapman Stick – Tony LevinDrums – Jerry MarottaElectric Guitar [Whale] – Jody HarrisEngineer – Dave CookGuitar [Rad] – Eric AmbelKeyboards – Bernie WorrellProducer – Anthony Moore, S.S.*Sounds [Miscellaneous] – Anthony MooreWritten-By – Anthony Moore, Syd Straw
4:01
6 Hard Times
Acoustic Guitar – Ry CooderBass – Jorge Calderon*Drums – Jim KeltnerEngineer – Larry HirschHarmonica – Tommy MorganPiano – Van Dyke ParksProducer – S.S.*, Van Dyke ParksViolin – Sid PageVocals – John Doe (2), S.S.*Written-By – Stephen Foster
6:59
7 Future 40's (String Of Pearls)
Acoustic Guitar [12 String] – Peter BlegvadBass – Chris StameyDrums – Anton FierElectric Guitar – Jody HarrisEngineer – Don Christenson*Producer – S.S.*Vocals – Michael Stipe, S.S.*Written-By – Jody Harris, Michael Stipe, Syd Straw
4:30
8 The Unanswered Question
Bass – Chris StameyDrums – Anton FierElectric Guitar – Jody HarrisEngineer – Don Christenson*Guitar [12 String] – Peter BlegvadProducer – S.S.*Vocals – S.S.*Written-By – Peter Blegvad, Syd Straw
4:33
9 Sphinx
Acoustic Guitar – Peter BlegvadBass – Pino PalladinoDrums – Neil Conte*Electric Guitar [Lead] – Richard ThompsonEngineer – Julian WheatleyOrgan, Accordion [Happy-go-lucky] – Matt IrvingPiano – Van Dyke ParksProducer – Anthony Moore, S.S.*Written-By – Peter Blegvad, Syd Straw
6:16
10 Racing To The Ruins
Bass – J.D. Foster*Drums – Davis McLartyElectric Guitar [Wildman], Acoustic Guitar – David GrissomEngineer – James TuttleProducer – S.S.*Vocals – S.S.*Written-By – Brook Meggs, Syd Straw
3:49
11 Golden Dreams
Performer [Musicians] – Brian Eno, Daniel LanoisProducer – Daniel LanoisVocals – S.S.*Written-By – Daniel Lanois, Syd Straw
2:57

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Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7 91266-4 Syd Straw Surprise(Cass, Album, Dol) Virgin 7 91266-4 US Unknown Sell This Version
VUSLP 6 Syd Straw Surprise(LP, Album) Virgin VUSLP 6 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
VUSLP6 Syd Straw Surprise(LP, Album) Virgin VUSLP6 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
1-91266, 91266-1 Syd Straw Surprise(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin 1-91266, 91266-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
VUSLP 6 Syd Straw Surprise(LP, Album) Virgin VUSLP 6 UK 1989 Sell This Version

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December 21, 2014
Surprise (CD, Album, Koch Records, KOC-CD-8038) (has 2 bonus tracks!)