Various - The Enigma Variations

Various - The Enigma Variations

Original Release Date

1985

Release Information

US 2xLP 1985 (Enigma - 72001-1)

1 Screamin' Sirens - Maniac 2:38
2 The Jet Black Berries - Shadowdrive 4:41
3 Naked Prey - Flesh On The Wall 2:34
4 Tex And The Horseheads - Oh Mother 2:55
5 Greg Sage - Straight Ahead 4:10
6 Chris D. / Divine Horsemen - Time Stands Still 4:08
7 John Trubee - A Blind Man's Penis 1:41
8 Rain Parade - No Easy Way Down 6:58
9 Plasticland - Disengaged From The World 2:36
10 The Pandoras - Worm Boy 2:10
11 Get Smart! - Just For The Moment 2:20
12 The Leaving Trains - Leaving Trains 2:28
13 Green On Red - Sixteen Ways II 2:23
14 Game Theory - 24 3:05
15 45 Grave - Insurance From God 5:03
16 The Effigies - Blue Funk 4:50
17 Kraut - Juvenile Justice 1:54
18 Redd Kross - Citadel 2:52
19 TSOL - Flowers By The Door 3:32
20 Channel 3 - True West 2:59
21 Cathedral Of Tears - A Situation Of 3:25
22 Passionnel - The Yellow Boat 3:41
23 The Untouchables - Lebanon 3:42
24 The Pool - Where Did We Go Wrong 3:46
25 Scott Goddard - Cowpunk 4:51
26 SSQ - Playback 4:51

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US CD 1987 (Enigma - 72001-2)

1 The Jet Black Berries - Shadowdrive 4:41
2 Naked Prey - Flesh On The Wall 2:34
3 Tex And The Horseheads - Oh Mother 2:55
4 Greg Sage - Straight Ahead 4:10
5 Chris D. / Divine Horsemen - Time Stands Still 4:08
6 Green On Red - Sixteen Ways II 2:23
7 Game Theory - 24 3:05
8 Rain Parade - No Easy Way Down 6:58
9 Plasticland - Disengaged From The World 2:36
10 The Pandoras - Worm Boy 2:10
11 Get Smart! - Just For The Moment 2:20
12 The Leaving Trains - Leaving Trains 2:28
13 45 Grave - Insurance From God 5:03
14 Redd Kross - Citadel 2:52
15 John Trubee - A Blind Man's Penis 1:41
16 Screamin' Sirens - Maniac 2:38
17 TSOL - Flowers By The Door 3:32
18 Passionnel - The Yellow Boat 3:41
19 The Untouchables - Lebanon 3:42
20 SSQ - Playback 4:51

Chart Placings

None

Credits

LP:

1 From the Enigma LP "Fiesta"
2 From the casette version of the Enigma/Pink Dust LP "Sundown On Venus"
3 From the Enigma/Down There mini-LP "Naked Prey"
4 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain LP "Tex And The Horseheads"
5 From the Enigma LP "Straight Ahead"
6 From the Enigma LP "Time Stands Still"
7 From the Enigma single "A Blind Man's Penis"
8 From the Enigma mini-LP Explosions In The Glass Palace"
9 From the Enigma/Pink Dust LP "Plasticland"
10 From the Enigma mini-LP
11 From the Enigma/Fever LP "Action Reaction"
12 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain LP "Well Down Blue Highway"
13 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma LP "Gas Food Lighting"
14 From the Enigma/Rational LP "Real Nighttime"
15 From the Enigma LP "Sleep In Safety"
16 From the Enigma/Fever LP "Fly On A Wire"
17 From the Enigma/Cabbage LP "Whetting The Scythe"
18 From the Enigma/Gastanka mini-LP "Teen Babes From Monsanto"
19 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma LP "Change Today"
20 From the Enigma mini-LP "Airborne"
21 From the Enigma mini-LP "Cathedral Of Tears"
22 From the Enigma mini-LP "The Apostle"
23 From the Enigma/Twist mini-LP "Live And Let Dance"
24 From the Enigma/Moment LP "333"
25 From the Enigma/818 mini-LP "Your Fool"
26 Previously unreleased

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CD:

1 From the casette version of the Enigma/Pink Dust album "Sundown On Venus"
2 From the Enigma/Down There mini-album "Naked Prey"
3 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain album "Tex And The Horseheads"
4 From the Enigma album "Straight Ahead"
5 From the Enigma album "Time Stands Still"
6 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma album "GasFood Lighting"
7 From the Enigma album "Real Nighttime"
8 From the Enigma mini-album "Explosions In The Glass Palace"
9 From the Enigma album "Plasticland"
10 From the never released Enigma mini-album and unavailable elsewhere
11 From the Enigma/Fever album "Action Reaction"
12 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain album "Well Down Blue Highway"
13 From the Restless album "Sleep In Safety"
14 From the Enigma/Gastanka mini-album "Teen Babes From Monsanto"
15 From the Enigma single "A Blind Man's Penis"
16 From the Enigma album "!Fiesta"
17 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma album "Change Today"
18 From the Enigma mini-album "The Apostle"
19 From the Enigma/Twist mini-album "Live And Let Dance"
20 Previously unreleased

Compiled by Steve Pross and William Hein
Distilled by Scott Vanderbilt

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Additional Notes

A sampler for those interested in this label. In addition to the CD omitting six tracks, the track information differs slightly. Followed by a second volume (The Enigma Variations 2) in 1987.

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US 2xLP 1985 (Enigma - 72001-1). Click here for more

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US CD 1987 (Enigma - 72001-2). Comes in gatefold cardboard sleeve. Click here for more

 

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