The Postal Service ‎– Give Up

Sub Pop ‎– SP 595
Vinyl, LP, Album
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Compilation
All Media, Repress

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Give Up
A1 The Postal Service The District Sleeps Alone Tonight 4:41
A2 The Postal Service Such Great Heights
Backing Vocals – Jen WoodKeyboards [Additional] – Benjamin Gibbard*
A3 The Postal Service Sleeping In 4:21
A4 The Postal Service Nothing Better
Piano – Chris WallaRecorded By [Vocals & Piano] – Chris WallaVocals – Jen Wood
A5 The Postal Service Recycled Air 4:24
B1 The Postal Service Clark Gable
Recorded By [Drums] – Chris Walla
B2 The Postal Service We Will Become Silhouettes
Keyboards [Additional] – Benjamin Gibbard*
B3 The Postal Service This Place Is A Prison
Accordion, Keyboards [Additional] – Jimmy TamborelloElectric Piano – Benjamin Gibbard*
B4 The Postal Service Brand New Colony 4:12
B5 The Postal Service Natural Anthem 5:06
Give Up: The B-Sides
C1 The Postal Service There's Never Enough Time
Recorded By [Guitars] – Chris WallaRecorded By, Producer – The Postal Service
C2 The Shins We Will Become Silhouettes
Recorded By, Producer – James Mercer
C3 Iron And Wine Such Great Heights
Recorded By, Producer – Sam Beam
D1 The Postal Service Suddenly Everything Has Changed
Written-By – Michael Ivins, Steven Drozd, Wayne Coyne
D2 The Postal Service The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (DJ Downfall Persistent Beat Remix)
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – DJ Downfall
D3 The Postal Service Such Great Heights (John Tejada Remix)
Backing Vocals – Jen WoodRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – John Tejada

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Third Pressing on Black Vinyl.
Comes in a gatefold sleeve. Includes a 12"x24" poster and 16 page booklet with artwork, lyrics, and credits.

© ℗ 2004 Sub Pop Records

The name POSTAL SERVICE is used with permission of the United States Postal Service

Jimmy Tamborello (Dying Songs, BMI), Benjamin Gibbard (Fake Songs, BMI)
Written, recorded, and mixed at Dying Songs (L.A.) and Computerworld (Seattle) by The Postal Service.
Additional recording by Chris Walla at The Hall of Justice, Spring 2002.

all songs Dying Songs/Fake Songs (BMI)
D1 EMI Blackwood Music, Inc / Lovely Sorts of Death Music (BMI)

C1 recorded and produced at Dying Songs (L.A.) and Computer World (Seattle) guitars recorded at the Hall of Justice, Spring 2002
C2 recorded and produced 12/2002, Portland, OR
C3 recorded and produced 11/2002, Miami, FL
D2 additional production and remix at Black Cat Fireworks, London E2
guitars on D1 recorded at the Hall of Justice, Spring 2003

[from hype sticker on front cover shrink wrap:]
★ Bonus 12" featuring all B-sides and remixes from the singles
★ 16-page booklet
★ 2-sided poster of EP art

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 098787059519
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): SP595-1A 13626.1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): SP595-1B 13626.2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): SP595-1C 13626.3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): SP595-1D 13626.4
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 25) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SPCD 595 The Postal Service Give Up(CD, Album) Sub Pop SPCD 595 US 2003 Sell This Version
SP 1045 The Postal Service Give Up (LP, Album, RE, RM + 2xLP, Comp + Dlx, 10t) Sub Pop SP 1045 US 2013 Sell This Version
HPR 070 The Postal Service Give Up(CD, Album) Houston Party Records HPR 070 Spain 2003 Sell This Version
none The Postal Service Give Up(CDr, Album, RE, RM + CDr, Comp + Dlx, Promo, 10t) Sub Pop none UK 2013 Sell This Version
SP 595 The Postal Service Give Up(LP, Album, Red + LP, Comp, Red) Sub Pop SP 595 US 2004 Sell This Version


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August 18, 2012
Does anyone else have a pressing on clear red vinyl?