Barry Adamson ‎– Oedipus Schmoedipus

Mute ‎– CD STUMM 134, Mute ‎– CDStumm134, Mute ‎– 5016025611348
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1 Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis
Arranged By [String Arrangement Collaboration] – Audrey Riley, Billy McGeeBacking Vocals – Beverly Skeet*, Chantel Mapp, Roy Hamilton, Zeitia Massiah*Guitar – Mark De Lane LeaVocals – Jarvis CockerWritten-By – Barry Adamson, Jarvis Cocker
2 Something Wicked This Way Comes
Arranged By [String Arrangement Collaboration] – Audrey Riley, Billy McGeeClarinet – Pete WymanMixed By – Kevin PetrieMixed By [Assisted By] – John PendletonOrgan [Hammond] – Seamus BeaghenWritten-By – Thaws*, Vowles*, Adamson*, Blackwell*, Marshall*, Middlesbrooke*, Datin*, Vidalin*, Shapiro*, Del-Naja*
3 The Vibes Ain't Nothin' But The Vibes
Piano – Seamus BeaghenWritten-By – Barry Adamson
4 It's Business As Usual
Mixed By – Kevin PetrieMixed By [Assisted By] – John PendletonVoice [Voice Overs] – Carla Bozlavich*, John NapierWritten-By – Barry Adamson, Carla Bozlavich*, John Napier
5 Miles
Piano – Seamus BeaghenSaxophone – Pete WymanWritten-By – William Laswell*, Miles Davis, Robert Shakespeare*, Sly Dunbar
6 Dirty Barry
Programmed By [Additional Programming] – Ivor WimborneSounds [Additional] – Kevin PetrieWritten-By – Barry Adamson
7 In A Moment Of Clarity
Flute [Alto] – Ileana RuhemannSaxophone – Pete WymanWritten-By – Barry Adamson
8 Achieved In The Valley Of Dolls
Co-producer – Barry Adamson, Ivor WimborneGuitar [Additional] – Ken LowProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Ivor WimborneVocals – Billy McKenzie*Written-By – Barry Adamson, Billy McKenzie*
9 Vermillion Kisses
Narrator [Storyteller] – Miranda GoochWritten-By – Barry Adamson
10 The Big Bamboozle
Flute [Alto] – Ileana RuhemannWritten-By – Barry Adamson
11 State Of Contraction
Written-By – Barry Adamson
12 The Sweetest Embrace
Guitar [Classical] – Richard HandVocals – Nick CaveWritten-By – Barry Adamson, Nick Cave
13 Set The Controls Again
Written-By – Barry Adamson

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Written, arranged, performed and produced at GT Eden, Wessex and Worldwide recording studios London, England.

Cut at The Townhouse.

Cover photograph - still from Philippe Garrel's 'Le Revelateur'.

Jarvis Cocker appears courtesy of Island Records Ltd. Sample of "Vertigo" taken from "The Vertigo Suite" courtesy of Famous Music Corporation. Sample of "O' Les Temps des Souvenirs" by Françoise Hardy courtesy of BMG Records (UK) Ltd. on behalf of Disques Vogue. Sample of "Blue Lines" by Massive Attack used courtesy of Virgin Records.

Published by Mute Song, except: "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis" published by Mute Song/Island Music Limited; "Something Wicked This Way Comes" published by Mute Song/BMG Music Publishing/EMI Music Publishing/Island Music Ltd.; "It's Business As Usual" published by Mute Song/Copyright Control; "Miles" published by Screen Gems EMI; "Achieved In The Valley Of The Dolls" published by Mute Song/Copyright Control.

Distributed by RTM/DISC
℗ 1996 Mute Records Limited
© 1996 Mute Records Limited

Made in Great Britain [in booklet]
Made E.U. [on disc]

Issued in a Digipak sleeve.

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  • Barcode: 5 016025 611348
  • Label Code: LC 5834
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  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LW04

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9019-2 Barry Adamson Oedipus Schmoedipus(CD, Album) Mute 9019-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
CD STUMM 134, 5016025611348 Barry Adamson Oedipus Schmoedipus(CD, Album) Mute, Mute CD STUMM 134, 5016025611348 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
724384194727, 7243 8419472 7 Barry Adamson Oedipus Schmoedipus(CD, Album, Dig) Mute, Labels, Mute, Labels 724384194727, 7243 8419472 7 France 1996 Sell This Version
IRS 972.067, CDSTUMM134, 7243 4 84276 2 5, INT 845 Barry Adamson Oedipus Schmoedipus(CD, Album) Mute, Mute, Mute, Mute IRS 972.067, CDSTUMM134, 7243 4 84276 2 5, INT 845 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
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