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|1||–The Birthday Party||Mr. Clarinet||3:47|
|2||–The Birthday Party||Happy Birthday||3:50|
|3||–The Birthday Party||Hats On Wrong||2:40|
|4||–The Birthday Party||Guilt Parade||2:52|
|5||–The Birthday Party||The Friend Catcher||4:22|
|6||–The Birthday Party||Waving My Arms||2:15|
|7||–The Birthday Party||Catman||2:27|
|8||–The Birthday Party||Riddle House||2:42|
|9||–The Boys Next Door||A Catholic Skin||2:25|
|10||–The Boys Next Door||The Red Clock||2:47|
|11||–The Boys Next Door||Faint Heart||2:51|
|12||–The Boys Next Door||Death By Drowning
Bass – Mick Harvey
|13||–The Boys Next Door||The Hair Shirt||4:05|
Published by Dying Arts Ltd., except 1 & 2 by Complete Music, 5 & 6 by Beggars Banquet Music, and 7 by Music Sales.
A compilation of early recordings comprising the first 2 U.K. singles and songs previously only issued in Australia, including the whole of the 'Hee-Haw E.P.'
Tracks 1, 2: previously released as 'Mr. Clarinet' 7" (AD 114).
Tracks 5 to 7: previously released as 'The Friend Catcher' 7" (AD 12).
Tracks 3, 4, 8: previously released on 'The Birthday Party' album (compilation album on Missing Link: LINK 7).
Tracks 9 to 13: previously released on 'Hee Haw' 12" (as The Boys Next Door on Missing Link: ING 008).
Engineered at Richmond Recorders, Australia between August 1979 and January 1980.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5 014436 307027
- Matrix / Runout: ||CD||GAD307CD||04075-6286||
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI LU31
- Mould SID Code: IFPI RZ17
- Other (SPARS Code): AAD
Other Versions (5 of 17) View All
|CAD 307 CD||The Birthday Party||Hee-Haw (CD, Comp)||4AD||CAD 307 CD||UK||1989||Sell This Version|
|VOZCD 2037||The Birthday Party||Hee-Haw (CD, Comp)||Missing Link, Virgin, Shock (2)||VOZCD 2037||Australia||1990||Sell This Version|
|DPRLP31||The Birthday Party||Hee-Haw (LP, Comp, Num, RE, RM, Opa)||Drastic Plastic Records||DPRLP31||US||2016||Sell This Version|
|CAD 307 CD, GAD 307 CD||The Birthday Party||Hee-Haw (CD, Comp, RE)||4AD, 4AD||CAD 307 CD, GAD 307 CD||UK||2007||Sell This Version|
|CAKE1||The Birthday Party||Hee-Haw (CD, Comp, RE)||Shock (2)||CAKE1||Australia||1996||Sell This Version|