X-Ray Spex - Let's Submerge: The Anthology

X-Ray Spex - Let's Submerge: The Anthology

Original Release Date

2006

Release Information

UK 2xCD 2006 (Castle Music - CMEDD1378)
US 2xCD 2006 (Castle Music - 02182-36271-2)

Disc One

1 Oh! Bondage, Up Yours! 2:50
2 I Am A Cliché 1:54
3 The Day The World Turned Day-Glo 2:51
4 I Am A Poseur 2:33
5 Identity 2:25
6 Let's Submerge 3:25
7 Germ Free Adolescents 3:13
8 Age 2:39
9 Art-I-Ficial 3:23
10 Obsessed With You 2:28
11 Warrior In Woolworths 3:05
12 I Can't Do Anything 2:56
13 Genetic Engineering 2:48
14 I Live Off You 2:09
15 Plastic Bag 4:53
16 Highly Inflammable 2:33
17 Prefabricated Icon (Backing Track) 3:33
18 I Can't Do Anything (Backing Track) 3:03
19 Warrior In Woolworths (Backing Track) 3:09
20 Genetic Engineering (John Peel Session) 2:56
21 Art-I-Ficial (John Peel Session) 3:29
22 I Am A Poseur (John Peel Session) 2:33
23 Identity (John Peel Session) 2:34
24 Germ Free Adolescents (John Peel Session) 3:19
25 Warrior In Woolworths (John Peel Session) 3:05
26 Age (John Peel Session) 2:39
Disc Two
1 Mari Elliott - Silly Billy 3:00
2 Mari Elliott - What A Way 3:02
3 Oh! Bondage, Up Yours! (Live At The Roxy) 2:42
4 Identity (Live At The Roxy) 2:25
5 Let's Submerge (Live At The Roxy) 3:05
6 Plastic Bag (Live At The Roxy) 4:12
7 I Live Off You (Live At The Roxy) 2:18
8 I Am A Cliché (Live At The Roxy) 1:47
9 I Can't Do Anything (Live At The Roxy) 3:00
10 Oh! Bondage, Up Yours! (Live At The Roxy) 2:59
11 Obsessed With You (Early Demo) 1:53
12 Let's Submerge (Early Demo) 2:58
13 Plastic Bag (Early Demo)
14 I Live Off You (Early Demo) 2:14
15 I Am A Cliché (Early Demo) 1:48
16 I Can't Do Anything (Early Demo) 2:41
17 The Day The World Turned Day-Glo (Early Demo) 2:46
18 Oh! Bondage, Up Yours! (Early Demo) 2:41
19 Genetic Engineering (Studio Demo) 2:58
20 Art-I-Ficial (Studio Demo) 3:47
21 Germ Free Adolescents (Studio Demo) 3:24
22 Age (Studio Demo) 2:45
23 Warrior In Woolworths (Studio Demo) 3:03
24 Obsessed With You (Alt Mix) 2:35
25 The Day The World Turned Day-Glo (Alt Mix) 2:48
26 Poly Styrene - Age 3:14

Chart Placings

None

Credits

Disc One:
1: A-Side, Virgin VS 189, October 1977
2: B-Side of Virgin VS 189
3-4: EMI Int. 553, April 1978, also Germfree Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023, November 1978
5-6: EMI Int. 563, July 1978, also Germfree Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023
7: A-Side, EMI Int. 573, released October 1978, also Germfree Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023
8: B-Side of EMI Int. 573
9-10: Germfree Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023
11: B-Side of EMI Int. 583, also Germ Free Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023
12-15: Germfree Adolescents LP, EMI Int. INS 3023, 1978
16: EMI Int. 583, April 1979
17-19: Unreleased backing track, Germ Free Adolescents sessions
20-23: John Peel Session, recorded February 20th 1978; broadcast March 6th 1978
24-26: John Peel Session, recorded November 6th 1978; broadcast November 13th 1978

Disc Two:
1-2: Mari Elliott - GTO GT 58, 1976
3-10: Live At The Roxy, April 2nd 1977
11-18: Pre-signing studio demo
19-23: Studio demo
24: Rough mix with spoken intro
25: Rough mix with extra guitar
26: Poly Styrene - Translucence LP, United Artists UAG 30320, 1980

Compiled and annotated by Kieron Tyler
Coordinated by Roger Dopson for Mighty Bullo Productions
Design & artwork by Paul Bevoir for Love Melody
Sound restoration & digital remastering by Masterpiece
Photographs courtesy of Barry Plummer

Tracks 3-10 Side two: Previously issued as Live At The Roxy Club

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