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Tall DwarfsHello Cruel World

Label:Sheep Music (2) – FNE 15 CD, Flying Nun Records – FNE 15 CD, Flying Nun Europe – FNE 15 CD
Format:
CD, Compilation
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Lo-Fi, Indie Rock

Tracklist

Three Songs
1Nothing's Going To Happen3:52
2Luck Or Loveliness2:20
3All My Hollowness To You2:16
Louis Likes His Daily Dip
4Louis The First1:48
5Maybe3:02
6Pictures On The Floor2:25
7Paul's Place2:50
8Clover2:03
9Song Of The Silents3:54
10Louis The Second3:02
Canned Music
11Canopener3:27
12Beauty2:12
13This Room Is Wrong3:20
14Walking Home2:17
15Turning Brown + Torn In Two4:38
16Woman3:05
17Shade For Today1:48
Slugbuckethairybreathmonster
18The Brain That Wouldn't Die3:18
19I've Left Memories Behind2:49
20Phil's Disease (Day 1)1:35
21Phil's Disease (Day 4)1:17
22Crush!5:58
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Credits

  • Artwork ['Canned Music' & 'Slugbuckethairybreathmonster' Cover By, 'Hello Cruel World' Back By]Chris*
  • Artwork ['Louis' Front Cover By]Barbara Ward
  • Artwork ['Three Songs' Cover By, 'Louis' Back Cover By, 'Hello Cruel World' Front By]Alec Bathgate (tracks: Alec)
  • Artwork [Incidental Doodles By]T. D.*
  • Music By [Songs]Alec Bathgate, Chris Knox

Notes

A compilation: the first 4 e.p.s 1981-1984

From: Three Songs - 1981 / Louis Likes His Daily Dip - 1982 / Canned Music - 1983 / Slugbuckethairybreathmonster - 1984

tracks 1, 15, 18, 20, 21 - these songs are also on video

© Sheep Music and Harlington Straker

All recording: done on TEAC 33405 4 track ¼" tape deck and mixed through a nutty little TEAC AX-20 mix-down panel (no E.Q. + hard left, hard right or dead centre switchblade stereo positioning) onto a TEAC 32-28 ¼" half-track mastering deck.
(Except 1, 2 + 3 - mixed down at Auckland's Mandrill Studio) + everything was done in bedrooms + living rooms.

Made in W. Germany

Distributed in the U.K. by Rough Trade / Cartel, in Germany by Rough Trade Rec. GmbH

Jewel case packaging with 16-page booklet

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 7992
  • Matrix / Runout: CDP-BERLIN FNE 15 CD 04
  • Rights Society: GEMA

Other Versions (5 of 10)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Hello Cruel World (LP, Compilation)Flying Nun EuropeFNE 15UK & Europe1987
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Hello Cruel World (LP, Compilation)Flying Nun RecordsFN113New Zealand1988
New Submission
Hello Cruel World (LP, Compilation)Homestead RecordsHMS 113-1US1988
New Submission
Hello Cruel World (LP, Compilation)Flying Nun UKFNUK 8New Zealand1988
New Submission
Hello Cruel World (Cassette, Compilation)Homestead RecordsHMS113-4US1988

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