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XTCBlack Sea

Label:Virgin – 202 836, Virgin – 202 836-320, Virgin – 202 836/96 844
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Green Paper Bag
Country:Germany
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:New Wave, Pop Rock

Tracklist

A1Respectable Street
Written-ByA. Partridge*
3:37
A2Generals And Majors
Written-ByC. Moulding*
4:04
A3Living Through Another Cuba
Written-ByA. Partridge*
4:45
A4Love At First Sight
Written-ByC. Moulding*
3:06
A5Rocket From A Bottle
Written-ByA. Partridge*
3:30
A6No Language In Our Lungs
Written-ByA. Partridge*
4:52
B1Towers Of London
Written-ByA. Partridge*
5:24
B2Paper And Iron (Notes And Coins)
Written-ByA. Partridge*
4:14
B3Burning With Optimism's Flames
Written-ByA. Partridge*
4:15
B4Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me)
Written-ByA. Partridge*
3:56
B5Travels In Nihilon
Written-ByA. Partridge*
6:56
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Credits

Notes

First German release incl. green paper bag with title printed in black on it.
Includes a sheet with the lyrics

℗ 1980 Virgin Music (Publishers) Limited
Lyrics used by permission. All rights reserved.
℗ 1980 Virgin Records Limited

On labels: ℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd

This album was recorded at the Townhouse Studios, London, England, Summer 1980.

Credits as per inner sleeve:
Terry Chambers 'Tama drums, Snyper Drum Synth and free form voice'
Dave Gregory 'Guitars, synth, piano and the odd vox humana or two'.
Colin Moulding 'Sings his songs and plays his Epiphone Newport'.
Andy Partridge 'His own voice, a guitar he thinks he owns, a synth he's not sure who owns and other noises that could have been anybody's'.

202 836 appears on labels
202 836-320 appears on back cover and spine
202 836/96 844 appears on inner insert

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on A side label): S 202 836 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on B side label): S 202 836 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): 202836 A-1/80S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): 202836 B-1/80S
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped in both sides): Made in Germany
  • Price Code: -320

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Black Sea (LP, Album, PRC Compton Pressing)Virgin America, Virgin America, RSO Records, Inc.VA 13147 (on the cover), VR-1-1000 (on the labels), 2394 291US1980
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Black Sea (Cassette, Album, Stereo, Polygram)RSO, Virgin3216 291, CT-1-1000US1980
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Black Sea (LP, Album, Stereo, Presswell)Virgin, Virgin, RSO, RSOVR-1-1000, VA 13147US1980
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Black Sea (LP, Album)VirginVV-33.060YPortugal1980
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Black Sea (LP, Album)Virgin202836France1980

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