Various ‎– Lonely Is An Eyesore

4AD ‎– 70535
Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Colourbox Hot Doggie
Engineer – John Gibbons (7)Guitar – Chris PyeProducer – Martyn YoungWritten By – S. & M. YoungWritten-By – M. Young*, S. Young*
A2 This Mortal Coil Acid, Bitter And Sad
Guitar – Chris PyeProducer, Engineer, Performer [All Music] – John FryerProducer, Performer [All Music] – Ivo*Vocals – Alison LimerickWritten-By – T.M.C.*
A3 The Wolfgang Press Cut The Tree
Engineer, Producer – John FryerProducer – The Wolfgang PressWritten-By – Gray*, Cox*, Allen*
A4 Throwing Muses Fish
Bass – Leslie LangstonDrums, Percussion – David NarcizoEngineer – John FryerLead Guitar, Lead Vocals, Written-By – Kristin HershProducer – Gil NortonVocals, Percussion – Tanya Donelly
A5 Dead Can Dance Frontier
Mixed By – Jonathan DeeProducer – B. Perry*, L. Gerrard*Recorded By – Ron StecherWritten-By – Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
B1 Cocteau Twins Crushed
Performer – Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, Simon RaymondeProducer – Cocteau Twins
B2 Dif Juz No Motion
Bass – Gary BromleyDrums – Richard Thomas (2)Engineer – John FryerGuitar – Alan Curtis, Dave CurtisProducer – Robin GuthrieProducer, Written-By – Dif Juz
B3 Clan Of Xymox Muscoviet Mosquito
Performer – Anke Wolbert, Pieter Nooten, Ronny MooringsProducer – Clan Of XymoxProducer, Engineer – John FryerRecorded By – Keith Mitchell
B4 Dead Can Dance The Protagonist
Producer, Engineer – John A. RiversProducer, Performer, Written-By – Brendan Perry

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All tracks written or recorded specifically for this "Lonely is an eyesore" compilation and its accompanying video, except Dead Can Dance's "Frontier", wich is the original 4 track recording.

Made In France
Imprimé en France
92602 Asnières

Inner sleeve with photos, credits and a full 4AD catalog 1980-1987.
Includes an insert with artwork and commentaries on each band by Arthur Baker.

A1: Recorded at Gooseberry.
A2: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.
A3: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London: November 1985.
A4: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.
A5: Recorded on 4 track in Belgrave, Melbourne 1979. Mixed at Blackwing, London November 1986.
B2: Recorded at Blackwing.
B3: Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh. Mixed at Blackwing Studios, London.
B4: Recorded and mixed at Woodbine Studios, Leamington Spa.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): M9 356684 2 70535 A21
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): M9 356685 2 70535 B21
  • Rights Society: SACEM SDRM SACD SGDL
  • Other (Distribution Code): PM 264
  • Barcode: 3268440705351

Other Versions (5 of 26) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAD 703 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore(LP, Comp) 4AD CAD 703 UK 1987 Sell This Version
CADX 703 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore(CD, Comp + LP, Comp + Cass, Comp + VHS, Comp + Box) 4AD CADX 703 UK 1987 Sell This Version
SONC 74 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore(Cass, Comp) Sonic Records (2), 4AD SONC 74 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
832 619-1 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore(LP, Comp) Vertigo, 4AD 832 619-1 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
DG-214 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore(LP, Comp) DG Discos DG-214 Argentina 1987 Sell This Version



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March 22, 2014
It exist a limited edition box in vinyl with a booklet included with liner notes informations, lyrics and the entire 4AD' catalogue ending in 1987.