This Mortal Coil ‎– It'll End In Tears

4AD ‎– CAD 411, Virgin ‎– CAD 411
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Kangaroo
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Synthesizer [Dx7] – Simon RaymondeCello – Martin McGarrick*Vocals – Gordon SharpWritten-By – Alex Chilton
A2 Song To The Siren
Guitar – Robin GuthrieVocals – Elizabeth FraserWritten-By – Tim Buckley
A3 Holocaust
Cello – Martin McGarrick*Piano – Steven YoungViola, Violin – Gini BallVocals – Howard DevotoWritten-By – Alex Chilton
A4 Fyt
Organ – Mark CoxSynthesizer – Martyn YoungWritten-By – This Mortal Coil
A5 Fond Affections
Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer – Martyn YoungSynthesizer [Dx7] – Mark CoxVocals – Gordon SharpWritten-By – Rema-Rema
A6 The Last Ray
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12-string, E-bow] – Simon RaymondeGuitar – Robin GuthrieWritten-By – Ivo*, R. Guthrie*, S. Raymonde*
B1 Another Day
Cello, Arranged By [Strings] – Martin McGarrick*Viola, Violin – Gini BallVocals – Elizabeth FraserWritten-By – Roy Harper
B2 Waves Become Wings
Accordion, Vocals, Written-By – Lisa Gerrard
B3 Barramundi
Accordion [Looped] – Lisa GerrardGuitar, Synthesizer [Dx7] – Simon RaymondeWritten-By – S. Raymonde*
B4 Dreams Made Flesh
Percussion [Bass Drone], Drums [Drum] – Brendan PerryVocals, Yang T'Chin, Written-By – Lisa Gerrard
B5 Not Me
Bass – Simon RaymondeGuitar – Manuela Rickers, Robin GuthrieVocals – Robbie GreyWritten-By – Colin Newman
B6 A Single Wish
Piano – Steven YoungSynthesizer [Dx7], Performer [Gizmo] – Simon RaymondeVocals – Gordon SharpWritten-By – G. Sharp*, S. Raymonde*, S. Young*

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  • Artwork [Sleeves]23 Envelope
  • Co-producer, Performer [Additional Loops, Instruments, Incidentals], EngineerJohn Fryer
  • Producer, Performer [Additional Loops, Instruments, Incidentals]Ivo*


Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.
Sleeve artwork dedicated "for ivo and for lucy".
Printed Inner Sleeve

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAD 411 This Mortal Coil It'll End In Tears(LP, Album) 4AD CAD 411 UK 1984 Sell This Version
AN99-0416 This Mortal Coil It'll End In Tears(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) ArsNova AN99-0416 Russia 1999 Sell This Version
628505 This Mortal Coil It'll End In Tears(LP, Album) Edisom, Lda. 628505 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
70 291 This Mortal Coil It'll End In Tears(LP, Album) 4AD, Virgin 70 291 France 1984 Sell This Version
none This Mortal Coil It'll End In Tears(CD, Album, RE) 4AD none US Unknown Sell This Version