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XTCThe Big Express

Label:Geffen Goldline – 9 24054-2, Geffen Goldline – 2-24054
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock, Pop
Style:New Wave, Pop Rock

Tracklist

1Wake Up
ChoirAnnie Huchrak
Written-ByColin Moulding
4:40
2All You Pretty Girls
Written-ByAndy Partridge
3:40
3Shake You Donkey Up
Written-ByAndy Partridge
4:19
4Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her, Kiss Her
EuphoniumSteve Saunders*
Written-ByAndy Partridge
3:50
5This World Over
Written-ByAndy Partridge
5:35
6Red Brick Dream
Written-ByAndy Partridge
2:01
7Washaway
Written-ByColin Moulding
3:01
8Blue Overall
Written-ByAndy Partridge
4:26
9The Everyday Story Of Smalltown
Written-ByAndy Partridge
3:54
10I Bought Myself A Liarbird
Written-ByAndy Partridge
2:49
11Reign Of Blows
Written-ByAndy Partridge
3:31
12You're The Wish You Are I Had
Written-ByAndy Partridge
3:13
13I Remember The Sun
Written-ByColin Moulding
3:10
14Train Running Low On Soul Coal
Written-ByAndy Partridge
5:08
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Notes

Originally released 1984 (11 tracks) / 1988 (14 tracks). This was released by the Geffen Goldline budget reissue label. It has a different UPC than the earlier U.S. CD release. The catalog number "2-24054" appears printed on the disc; "9 24054-2" appears everywhere else.

Songs 6-8 are bonus tracks, not featured on The Big Express album or cassette.

Tracks 6-8 are CD bonus tracks originally released as single B-sides to singles from The Big Express.
Tracks 6 and 7, "Washaway" and "Red Brick Dream" were released on the European 12" single "All You Pretty Girls" in 1984.
Track 8, "Blue Overall" was released on the 7" single "This World Over" in 1984.

Recorded at Crescent Studios, Bath, Spring 1984.
Mixed at RAK Studios, London, July 1984 [except 1, 4, and 5].
Digital mastering at Tape One.
Cut at The Townhouse.

[Songs] © 1984 Nymph Music, Inc. (BMI)
[Packaging] © 1984 Virgin Records Ltd.
℗ 1984 Geffen Records, Inc.

Manufactured and Distributed in the United States by Uni Distribution Corp.
Made in USA.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 2064-24054-2 0
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L771
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2A08
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 2-24054 A60320Gb MFG BY UNI
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 2-24054 A60212Qa MFG BY UNI

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The Big Express (CD, Album, Stereo)VirginCDV 2325UK1984
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The Big Express (LP, Album)Virgin, Virgin206 613, 206 613-620Europe1984
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The Big Express (LP, Album, Die-cut)VirginV2325UK1984
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The Big Express (LP, Album)VirginV2325Italy1984
The Big Express (LP, Album)Virgin, VirginVL2305Canada1984

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