Wire - On Returning (1977-1979)

Wire - On Returning (1977-1979)

Original Release Date

1989

Release Information

UK LP 1989 (Harvest/EMI - SHSP 4127)
US LP 1989 (Restless - 7 72358-2)

A1 1.2.X.U.
A2 It's So Obvious
A3 Mr Suit
A4 Three Girl Rhumba
A5 Ex Lion Tamer
A6 Lowdown
A7 Strange
A8 Reuters
A9 Feeling Called Love
A10 I Am The Fly
A11 Practice Makes Perfect
A12 French Film Blurred
B1 I Feel Mysterious Today
B2 Marooned
B3 Sand In My Joints
B4 Outdoor Miner
B5 A Question Of Degree
B6 I Should Have Known Better
B7 The Other Window
B8 40 Versions
B9 A Touching Display
B10 On Returning

A1: From The Roxy London WC2 (Jan-Apr 77) compilation LP, released July 1977
A2-A9: From Pink Flag LP, released November 1977
A10: A-Side of I Am The Fly 7", released February 1978
A11-B3: From Chairs Missing LP, released September 1978
B4: A-Side of Outdoor Miner 7", released January 1979
B5: A-Side of A Question Of Degree 7", released June 1979
B6-B10: From 154 LP, released October 1979

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UK CD 1989 (Harvest/EMI - CDP 7 92535 2)
US CD 1989 (Restless Retro - 7 72358-2)

1 1.2.X.U. 1:56
2 It's So Obvious 0:52
3 Mr Suit 1:25
4 Three Girl Rhumba 1:24
5 Ex Lion Tamer 2:18
6 Lowdown 2:27
7 Straight Line 0:46
8 106 Beats That 1:13
9 Strange 3:58
10 Reuters 3:02
11 Field Day For The Sundays 0:29
12 Champs 1:47
13 Feeling Called Love 1:22
14 I Am The Fly 3:07
15 Dot Dash 2:24
16 Practice Makes Perfect 4:06
17 French Film Blurred 2:35
18 Another The Letter 1:08
19 I Feel Mysterious Today 1:56
20 Men 2nd 1:42
21 Marooned 2:20
22 Sand In My Joints 1:51
23 Outdoor Miner 2:51
24 A Question Of Degree 3:11
25 I Should Have Known Better 3:50
26 Two People In A Room 2:09
27 Blessed State 3:28
28 The Other Window 2:09
29 40 Versions 3:28
30 A Touching Display 6:55
31 On Returning 2:06

1: From The Roxy London WC2 (Jan-Apr 77) compilation LP, released July 1977
2-13: From Pink Flag LP, released November 1977
14: A-Side of I Am The Fly 7", released February 1978
15: A-Side of Dot Dash 7", released June 1978
16-22: From Chairs Missing LP, released September 1978
23: A-Side of Outdoor Miner 7", released January 1979
24: A-Side of A Question Of Degree 7", released June 1979
24-31: From 154 LP, released October 1979

Chart Placings

None

Credits

Lewis - bass, vocals
Robert Gotobed - drums
Colin Newman - vocals, guitars
BC Gilbert - guitars

Compilation and sleeve notes by Jon Savage
Back cover photograph: Annette Green
All tracks produced by Mike Thorne
Sleeve concept: B.C. Gilbert

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UK LP 1989 (Harvest/EMI - SHSP 4127). Click here for more

Wire - On Returning (1977-1979) - US LP 1989 (Restless - 7 72358-2)

US LP 1989 (Restless - 7 72358-2)

Wire - On Returning (1977-1979) - UK CD 1989 (Harvest/EMI	- CDP 7 92535 2)Wire - On Returning (1977-1979) - UK CD 1989 (Harvest/EMI	- CDP 7 92535 2)

UK CD 1989 (Harvest/EMI - CDP 7 92535 2). Click here for more

Wire - On Returning (1977-1979) - US CD 1989 (Restless Retro - 7 72358-2)Wire - On Returning (1977-1979) - US CD 1989 (Restless Retro - 7 72358-2)

US CD 1989 (Restless Retro - 7 72358-2)

 

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