Various - The Enigma Variations

Various - The Enigma Variations

Original Release Date

1985

Release Information

US 2xLP 1985 (Enigma - 72001-1)

A1 Screamin' Sirens - Maniac 2:38
A2 The Jet Black Berries - Shadowdrive 4:41
A3 Naked Prey - Flesh On The Wall 2:34
A4 Tex And The Horseheads - Oh Mother 2:55
A5 Greg Sage - Straight Ahead 4:10
A6 Chris D. / Divine Horsemen - Time Stands Still 4:08
A7 John Trubee - A Blind Man's Penis 1:41
B1 Rain Parade - No Easy Way Down 6:58
B2 Plasticland - Disengaged From The World 2:36
B3 The Pandoras - Worm Boy 2:10
B4 Get Smart! - Just For The Moment 2:20
B5 The Leaving Trains - Leaving Trains 2:28
B6 Green On Red - Sixteen Ways II 2:23
B7 Game Theory - 24 3:05
C1 45 Grave - Insurance From God 5:03
C2 The Effigies - Blue Funk 4:50
C3 Kraut - Juvenile Justice 1:54
C4 Redd Kross - Citadel 2:52
C5 TSOL - Flowers By The Door 3:32
C6 Channel 3 - True West 2:59
D1 Cathedral Of Tears - A Situation Of 3:25
D2 Passionnel - The Yellow Boat 3:41
D3 The Untouchables - Lebanon 3:42
D4 The Pool - Where Did We Go Wrong 3:46
D5 Scott Goddard - Cowpunk 4:51
D6 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:

A1 From the Enigma LP "Fiesta"
A2 From the casette version of the Enigma/Pink Dust LP "Sundown On Venus"
A3 From the Enigma/Down There mini-LP "Naked Prey"
A4 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain LP "Tex And The Horseheads"
A5 From the Enigma LP "Straight Ahead"
A6 From the Enigma LP "Time Stands Still"
A7 From the Enigma single "A Blind Man's Penis"
B1 From the Enigma mini-LP Explosions In The Glass Palace"
B2 From the Enigma/Pink Dust LP "Plasticland"
B3 From the Enigma mini-LP
B4 From the Enigma/Fever LP "Action Reaction"
B5 From the Enigma/Bemisbrain LP "Well Down Blue Highway"
B6 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma LP "Gas Food Lighting"
B7 From the Enigma/Rational LP "Real Nighttime"
C1 From the Enigma LP "Sleep In Safety"
C2 From the Enigma/Fever LP "Fly On A Wire"
C3 From the Enigma/Cabbage LP "Whetting The Scythe"
C4 From the Enigma/Gastanka mini-LP "Teen Babes From Monsanto"
C5 Previously unreleased version of a track from the Enigma LP "Change Today"
C6 From the Enigma mini-LP "Airborne"
D1 From the Enigma mini-LP "Cathedral Of Tears"
D2 From the Enigma mini-LP "The Apostle"
D From the Enigma/Twist mini-LP "Live And Let Dance"
D4 From the Enigma/Moment LP "333"
D5 From the Enigma/818 mini-LP "Your Fool"
D6 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
Cover dsign by Wendy Sherman
Cover photography by Scarpati

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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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