Ad

ColourboxThe Official Colourbox World Cup Theme

Label:4AD – BAD 605
Format:
Vinyl, 12", Single, 45 RPM
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Leftfield, Synth-pop, Ambient

Tracklist

AThe Official Colourbox World Cup Theme
EngineerTania Hayward
RemixUnknown Artist
5:27
B1Philip Glass3:29
B2The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme3:06
Ad

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

Remix location and engineering credit miscredited to the B side.
A: Remixed at Guerilla

Recorded at Palladium
℗ & © 1986 4AD
M'n'S. Music 1986

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): BAD 605 A¹ TOWNHOUSE MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): BAD 605 B¹ TOWNHOUSE MPO

Other Versions (5)

View All
Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (7", 45 RPM)4ADAD 605UK1986
Recently Edited
The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (12", 45 RPM, Stereo)Virgin, Virgin, 4AD608 247-213, 608 247Europe1986
New Submission
The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (12", 45 RPM)Virgin, 4ADF 608 247Spain1986
New Submission
The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (12", 45 RPM, Single, Test Pressing)4ADBAD 605UK1986
New Submission
The Official Colourbox World Cup Theme (12", 45 RPM, Test Pressing)Virgin608 247Europe1986

Recommendations

Reviews

  • PandaBegs2Differ's avatar
    Philip Glass into OWCT has been my early morning alarm call since the eighties. Just brilliant and the perfect way to get up and face the world with attitude 😂
    • Clear-Sounds's avatar
      Clear-Sounds
      Just a note on the sleeve art for this release. The sleeve features the pictures of 2 well known figures of English football: Jimmy Hill & Bobby Robson.
      • Joju's avatar
        Joju
        Edited 18 years ago
        A truly great record. It still baffles me, every four years, why this STILL is not the world cup theme on telly. It just sounds exactly like the title suggests. It is basically a huge horn riff, but the the bombastic overall effect belies a very neat arrangement. It has a fine guitar solo, and a gorgeous synth vox interlude.
        The b-side 'Philip Glass' suggests where the composers were taking some of their inspiration at this time. It is a synth exploration of the minimal, trance like beauty of the famous composer's work, segued back into a reprise of the a-side.
        This record is a glimpse into electronic studio music in the UK in the time before techno changed everything.

        Release

        For sale on Discogs

        Sell a copy

        Statistics


        Ad

        Videos (4)

        Edit
        Ad
        Ad