Various - Cross Current: Rough Trade Greatest Hits

Various - Cross Current: Rough Trade Greatest Hits

Original Release Date

1983

Release Information

Italy LP 1983 (Base/Rough Trade - RT 0010)

1 The Fall - Totally Wired 3:25
2 The Nightingales - Idiot Strength 3:06
3 Girls at Our Best - Politics 3:15
4 The Prats - General Davis 3:05
5 Zounds - Demystification 3:40
6 The Panther Burns - Train Kept A Rollin' 4:32
7 Red Crayola - Born In Flames 3:32
8 Blue Orchids - Work 4:01
9 This Heat - Health And Efficiency 4:00
10 Wire - Our Swimmer 3:30
11 Pere Ubu - Not Happy 3:39
12 Television Personalities - I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives 2:33

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Credits

1: Totally Wired
Recorded at: Cargo Studios, Rochdale
Produced by: G. Travis & The Fall
The Fall are: Craig Scanlan (guitar), Marc Riley (guitar), keyboards), Steve Hanley (bass), Paul Hanley (drums), Mark Smith (vocals)

2: Idiot Strength
Recorded at: Berry St. Studios, London
Produced by: G. Travis & A Kidron
The Nightingales are: Eamonn Duffy (bass), Robert Lloyd (vocals), John Crow (piano/guitar), Paul Apperley (drums)

3: Politics
Produced by: Laurence Diana & Paul Simon
Recorded at: Cargo Studios & Matrix Studios
GAOB are: Judy Evans (vocals), James Alan (guitar), Gerard Swift (bass), Paul Simon (drums)

4:General Davis
Recorded at: Berry St. Studios
Produced and Engineered by: Mel Jefferson, Alan Riggs & The Prats
The Prats are: Paul McLaughlin (vocals, guitar), Jeff Maguire (bass), David Maguire (drums), Elspeth (guitar)

5: Demystification
Recorded at: Berry St. Studios
Produced & Engineered by: Adam Kidron
Zounds are: Lawrence Wood (bass), Stephen Lake (vocals , guitar), Gary Hatcher (drums)

6: Train Kept A Rollin'
Recorded live in Memphis, Tennessee by Doug Easely
The Panther Burns are: Tev Falco (vocals, Silvertone guitar), L.X. Chilton (electric guitar), Ross Johnson (traps), Ron Miller (bull fiddle)

7: Born In Flames
Produced by: G. Travis, A. Kidron & Red Crayola
Recorded at: Berry St. Studios
Red Crayola are: Epic Soundtracks (drums), Gina Birch (bass), Lora Logic (sax, vocals), Mayo Thompson (piano)

8: Work
Produced by: G. Travis, M. Thompson, B. Orchids
Recorded at: Berry St. Studios with A. Kidron
Blue Orchids are: Martin Bramah (guitar, vocals), Una Baines (keys), Rock Goldstraw (bass), Ian Rogers (drums)

9: Health And Efficiency
Composition & Production: This Heat
Recorded at: Cold Storage and Sorry Sound
This Heat are: Charles Bullen (voice, guitar, clarinet, drums & tapes), Charles Hayward (voice, drums, keyboards, guitars & tapes), Gareth Williams (voice, keyboards & tapes)

10: Our Swimmer
Composition & Production: C. Newman, R. Gotobed, G. Lewis, B. Gilbert
Wire are: C. Newman, R. Gotobed, G. Lewis, B. Gilbert

11: Not Happy
Recorded at: Suma Studios, Ohio, by Harryman
Mixed at: Matrix Studios by A. Kidron, G. Travis, M. Thompson
Pere Ubu are: David Thomas (vocals), Scott Krauss (drums), Allen Ravenstein (keyboards, synthesiser), Tony Maimone (bass), Mayo Thompson (guitar)

12: I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives
Produced by: Morgan Whittacker
TV Personalities are: Dan (guitar, vocals), Mark (funny voices)
Recorded in: A little hut near the edge of the wood

Licensed from Rough Trade Records

Additional Credits

A1: A-Side of Totally Wired (RT 056) released 1981
A2: A-Side of Idiot Strength RT 075 released 1981
A3: A-Side of Politics (RT 055) released 1980
A4: A-Side of General Davis RT 080) released 1981
A5: A-Side of Demystification (RT0 69) released 1981
A6: A-Side of Train Kept A Rollin' (RT 077/FRENZI 3000) released 1981
B1: A-Side of Born In Flames (RT 056) released 1980
B2: A-Side of Work (RT 067) released 1981
B3: A-Side of Health And Efficiency (this 12 01) released 1980
B4: A-Side of Our Swimmer (RT 079) released 1981
B5: A-Side of Not Happy (RT 066) released 1981
B6: A-Side of I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives (RT 063) released 1981

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