The Communards

The Communards

Profile:
Synthpop duo, active from 1985 to 1988, comprising ex-Bronski Beat singer Jimi (also spelt Jimmy) Somerville (b. June 22, 1961, Glasgow, UK) and keyboard player Richard Coles (b. June 23, 1962, Northampton, UK), often with additional vocals by Sarah Jane Morris. They enjoyed a string of UK club and chart successes during the mid-to-late 80s, including the number one hit "Don't Leave Me This Way".
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The Communards Discography

Albums

MCAD-5794 The Communards Communards (Album) London Records MCAD-5794 UK, Europe & US 1986 Sell This Version
LONC 39 The Communards Red (Album) MCA Records LONC 39 UK 1987 Sell This Version
CN 5111/S The Communards In Concert-429(LP) BBC Transcription Services CN 5111/S UK 1988 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

886 000-7 The Communards You Are My World (Single) London Records, London Records 886 000-7 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
LONCS 110, 886 110-4 The Communards So Cold The Night (Maxi, Single, EP) Metronome LONCS 110, 886 110-4 UK 1986 Sell This Version
886 047-7 Communards* Disenchanted (Single, Maxi) London Records 886 047-7 France 1986 Sell This Version
886 077-7 The Communards With Sarah Jane Morris The Communards With Sarah Jane Morris - Don't Leave Me This Way (Single, Maxi, EP) London Records, London Records 886 077-7 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
886 077-7 The Communards Don't Leave Me This Way(7", Single) London Records 886 077-7 Portugal 1986 Sell This Version
AS 5000 735 The Communards / Dire Straits The Communards / Dire Straits - On Every Street / Laid So Low (Tears Roll Down)(7", Jukebox) PolyGram AS 5000 735 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
886 192-7 The Communards Tomorrow (Comp, Single, Maxi) Metronome, London Records 886 192-7 France 1987 Sell This Version
886 206-1 The Communards Never Can Say Goodbye (Single, EP, Maxi) London Records 886 206-1 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
LON 123, 886 132-7 The Communards You Are My World (Single, Maxi, EP) London Records, London Records LON 123, 886 132-7 UK 1987 Sell This Version
886 112-1 Communards* The Multimix(12", Maxi) London Records 886 112-1 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
AS 5000 760 The Communards / ABC The Communards / ABC - Tomorrow / When Smokey Sings (7", Promo) PolyGram AS 5000 760 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
886 112-1, 888 198-1 Communards* / Status Quo Communards* / Status Quo - The Multimix / The Quo Christmas Cake Mix(12", Maxi, Promo) London Records, Vertigo 886 112-1, 888 198-1 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
886 047-1, 888 380-1 The Communards / Kool & The Gang The Communards / Kool & The Gang - Disenchanted / The Throwdown Mix(12", Maxi, Promo, Spl) London Records, Mercury 886 047-1, 888 380-1 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
886 132-2 The Communards, Dan McCafferty The Communards, Dan McCafferty - You Are My World(CD, Maxi, MP) Metronome 886 132-2 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
LON 173, 886 273-7 The Communards There's More To Love (Single, EP, Maxi) London Records, London Records LON 173, 886 273-7 UK 1988 Sell This Version
LONY 166 The Communards For A Friend (Single, Maxi) London Records, London Records LONY 166 UK 1988 Sell This Version
LONP 287 Jimmy Somerville with Bronski Beat / The Communards Jimmy Somerville with Bronski Beat / The Communards - Smalltown Boy(7", Shape, Pic) London Records LONP 287 UK 1991 Sell This Version
none Blu Mar Ten / NuTone* vs Communards* Blu Mar Ten / NuTone* vs Communards* - Untitled / Untitled(Acetate, 12") Heathmans Mastering none UK 2006 Sell This Version

Compilations

MIX 1 The Communards The 12" Singles / An Interview With Jimmy Somerville and Richard Coles(Cass, Comp, Promo, QC-) London Records, PolyGram MIX 1 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
828226-2 Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat And The Communards Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat And The Communards - The Singles Collection 1984/1990 (Comp) London Records 828226-2 Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
550 093-2 The Communards Heaven (Comp) Spectrum Music (2), London Records 550 093-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
4670001545587 Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat & The Communards Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat & The Communards - The Very Best Of Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat & The Communards (Comp) Warner Strategic Marketing, London Records 4670001545587 Russia 2001 Sell This Version