Thomas Dolby ‎– Astronauts & Heretics

Giant Records ‎– 9 24478-2, Reprise Records ‎– 9 24478-2
CD, Album, Club Edition

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1 I Love You Goodbye
Accordion [Cajun] – Wayne ToupsBacking Vocals [Bg Vocals] – Al Tharp, Cynthia Moliere, Michael Doucet, Suzanne Malline, Teresita Alsander, Wayne ToupsBanjo [Cajun] – Al TharpBass – Terry JacksonFiddle [Cajun] – Michael DoucetGuitar – Larry TreadwellPiano, Keyboards – Thomas Dolby
2 Cruel
Bass [Fretless] – Matthew SeligmanKeyboards – Thomas DolbyVocals [Guest] – Eddi Reader
3 Silk Pyjamas
Accordion [Cajun] – Jimmy BreauxBacking Vocals [Bg Vocals] – Laura Creamer, Loz Netto, Marcus Wallis, Mr. PitsBass – Matthew SeligmanFiddle [Cajun] – Michael DoucetGuitar – Larry TreadwellPiano, Organ – Thomas Dolby
4 I Live In A Suitcase
Bass – Terry JacksonLead Guitar – Jon E. LovePiano, Programmed By [Programs] – Thomas DolbyRhythm Guitar – Larry Treadwell, Thomas Dolby
5 Eastern Bloc (Sequel To Europa And The Pirate Twins, 1981)
Backing Vocals [Bg Vocals] – Laura Creamer, Loz Netto, Marcus Wallis, Mr. PitsBass – Matthew SeligmanKeyboards – Thomas DolbyLead Guitar – Eddie Van HalenRhythm Guitar, Guitar [Slide] – Larry Treadwell
6 Close But No Cigar
Backing Vocals [Bg Vocals] – Jill ColucciBass – Matthew SeligmanGuitar – Eddie Van Halen, Larry TreadwellKeyboards – Thomas DolbyVoice [Commentator] – Mike Kapitan
7 That's Why People Fall In Love
Bass – Terry JacksonGuitar – Tommy Gutman Sanchez*Keyboards – Thomas DolbyPercussion – Rafael PadillaProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Mike KapitanSaxophone [Sax] – Jimmy Z*Vocals [Guest] – Ofra Haza
8 Neon Sisters
Bass – Matthew SeligmanDrums – Budgie (2), David OwensEngineer [Uk] – Paul Gomarsall*Engineer [Us] – Charles Paakkari*Guitar – Jon Klein, Larry TreadwellMixed By – Jay BaumgardnerOrgan, Synthesizer – Thomas Dolby
9 Beauty Of A Dream
Bass – Leland SklarDrums – David OwensLead Guitar – Jerry GarciaPiano – Thomas DolbyRhythm Guitar – Bob Weir

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Recorded in Los Angeles, London and Louisiana.

All songs: Lost Toy People administered by Wb Music Corp. except NEON SISTERS by Thomas Dolby and Matthew Seligman; Lost Toy People administered by Wb Music Corp. and peermusic

©℗ 1992 Giant Records
Mfd. for BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. under license
Made in U.S.A.

Eddie Van Halen appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Michael Doucet & Jimmy Breaux appear courtesy of Beausoleil and Rhino Records Inc.
Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir appears courtesy of Arista Records
Ofra Haza appears courtesy of EastWest Records GmbH
Jon E. Love appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Eddi Reader appears courtesy of l82835
Budgie (2) appears courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (UK)
Thomas Guz Sanchez appears courtesy of Zoo Entertainment

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 1 24478-2 SRC=07 M1S10
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V 2701 Thomas Dolby Astronauts & Heretics(LP, Album) Virgin V 2701 UK 1992 Sell This Version
COL-CD-6762 Thomas Dolby Astronauts & Heretics(CD, Album, RE) Collectables COL-CD-6762 US 2006 Sell This Version
CDV 2701 Thomas Dolby Astronauts & Heretics(CD, Album) Virgin CDV 2701 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
CDVDJ 2701, 262 848 Thomas Dolby Astronauts & Heretics(CD, Album, Promo) Virgin, Virgin CDVDJ 2701, 262 848 UK & Europe 1992 Sell This Version
CDVNC 5224 Thomas Dolby Astronauts & Heretics(CD, Album) Virgin CDVNC 5224 South Africa 1992 Sell This Version