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Various - Diamonds and Porcupines

lp NONPS4 (1988) (excerpt): Pale Saints: She Rides The Waves (demo version) [R BAD910]

Children Break

7 NONPS9 (1988) (excerpt): Children Break

Flexi released by Panic Recordings. Free with some fanzine prior to first 4ad release (summer 1988).

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Barging into The Presence Of God

12ep cd5 BAD910, BAD910CD (1989): Sight Of You [R CAD0002], She Rides The Waves, Mother Might

Pale Saints are Chris Cooper, Ian Masters and Graeme Naysmith. «Sight Of You» and «She Rides The Waves» are produced by Richard Formby and Mike Stout. Additional production and remix of these and production of «Mother Might» by Gil Norton. Engineering on the Gil Norton work by John Fryer. Sleeve by v23 and G. D. Bailey. The run-out grooves read «For Henry the lionheart!» «Mother ripping asunder».

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The Comforts Of Madness

lp cas cd CAD0002, CADC0002, CAD0002CD (1990): Way The World Is, You Tear The World In Two, Sea Of Sound, True Coming Dream, Little Hammer, Insubstantial, A Deep Sleep For Steven, Language Of Flowers, Fell From The Sun, Sight Of You, Time Thief

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10 produced by John Fryer. The rest produced by Gil Norton and engineered by Al Clay. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Christopher Bigg, Sarah Tucker and Bleddyn Butcher. Initial quantities of the LP had postcards included. «Fell From The Sun» appears on the "Early Recordings" album from Opal. «Fell From The Sun» written by Opal.

Various - Red Tape

cas NONRT1 (Oct 1990) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Insubstantial [CAD0002]

Various - Peel Session

cd NONPEE1 (1990) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Time Thief [R CAD0002]

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cd5 BAD0015CD (1990): Half-Life Remembered, Babymaker [PS2CD], Two Sick Sisters, A Revelation

12ep BAD0015 (1990): BAD0015CD, The Colour Of The Sky

«The Colour Of The Sky» is hidden after the last track on side two. The needle hangs and you have to pick it up and put it down on the track yourself. It's mostly a spoken word thing and it wasn't named or mentioned anywhere on the sleeve, but was given this name on the Japanese CD «Mrs. Dolphin». Enter Meriel Barham. Produced by Chris Allison. Engineered by Paul Corkett. Sleeve by v23, Dominic Davies, Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou. The run-out grooves read «Babies in the laughter» «Into the fog» (BAD0015). «Half-Life Remembered» remixed by John Fryer. «A Revelation» remixed by John Fryer.

Various - Gigantic! 2

cas cd NONMM1 (cas), NONMM1 (cd) (1990) (excerpt): Pale Saints: A Deeper Sleep For Steven [R (*A Deep Sleep For Steven*) CAD0002]

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Mrs. Dolphin

cd NONPS5 (1990): BAD910CD, BAD0015, BAD0015CD, Colours And Shapes, A Deeper Sleep For Steven [R NONMM1 (cas)]

Released in Japan only.

Various - Indie Top 20 Vol. VIII

cd lp NONIND8 (cd), NONIND8 (lp) (1990) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Sight of You [BAD910]

Various - Music for the 90's: Vol 2

cd NONRT5 (1990) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Time Thief (edit) [R CAD0002]

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Flesh Balloon

12ep cd5 BAD1009, BAD1009CD (1991): Hunted [CAD2004], Porpoise, Kinky Love, Hair Shoes (demo version) [R CAD2004]

Produced by Hugh Jones. Sleeve by Matt Heslop. «Kinky Love» written by Dave Ellington. «Kinky Love» originally released by Nancy Sinatra.

Kinky Love

7 AD1009 (1991): Kinky Love [BAD1009], Hair Shoes (demo version) [BAD1009]

«Kinky Love» written by Dave Ellington. «Kinky Love» originally released by Nancy Sinatra.


12 PS1 (1991): Porpoise [BAD1009], Porpoise [BAD1009]

Promo release.

Various - Indie Top 20 Vol XI

cd lp NONIND11 (cd), NONIND11 (lp) (1991) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Half-Life, Remembered [BAD0015CD]

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In Ribbons

lp cas cd CAD2004, CADC2004, CAD2004CD (1992): Throwing Back the Apple, Ordeal, Thread of Light, Shell, There is No Day, Hunted, Hair Shoes, Babymaker [R PS2CD], Liquid, Neverending Night, Featherframe, A Thousand Stars Burst Open

The run-out grooves read «scene but not herd». Initial quantities of CAD2004 includes the free 7" single listed below. Coarranged by Hugh Jones. Produced by Hugh Jones. Recorded at Monnow Valley, Palladium Studios, Edinburg, Blackwing, Roundhouse, Ridge Farm, Swanyard Studios, London and Master Rock. Engineered by Hugh Jones, Phil Ault, Alan Branch, Kevin Hurley, Steve Bray, Paul Tipler, Goetz Botzenhardt and John O'Donnell. Featuring Caroline Lavelle. Sleeve by Christopher Bigg, Vaughan Oliver, Kevin Westenberg, Matt Heslop and Pirate Design. Write to Pale Saints, P.O. Box 1880, London N16 0DZ.


7 rib1 (1992): A Thousand Stars Burst Open [Re CAD2004], A Revelation [Re BAD0015CD]

Free single included with initial copies of CAD 2004. Played by the Tintwhistle Brass Band directed by Graham Hethrington and Geoff Bradley. After «A Revelation» there's a track of general weirdness and noise (perhaps from a sound check) that might be called «The Hell Continues». Or not. Recorded at Clapton's Club.

In Ribbons

lp cas cd NONPS7 (lp), NONPS7 (cas), NONPS7 (cd) (1992): CAD2004CD, Blue Flower [BAD2008]

Released in the US. «Blue Flower» was originally released by Slapp Happy/Henry Cow, and has since been released by Mazzy Star. «Blue Flower» written by Peter Blegvad and Anthony Moore.

Extracts from In Ribbons

cas NONPS10 (1992): Throwing Back The Apple [CAD2004], Featherframe [CAD2004], Babymaker [PS2CD], A Thousand Stars Burst Open [CAD2004]

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Throwing Back The Apple

12ep cd5 BAD2008, BAD2008CD (1992): Throwing Back The Apple [CAD2004], Blue Flower, Half-Life Remembered [R BAD0015CD], Reflections From A Watery World

Produced by Hugh Jones. Mixed by Hugh Jones. Recorded at Monnow Valley and Rik Rak. Featuring Fedja Franklin. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver and Paul McMenamin. «Blue Flower» written by Peter Blegvad and Anthony Moore.

Throwing Back The Apple

cd PS2CD (1992): Throwing Back the Apple [CAD2004], Featherframe [CAD2004], Babymaker, A Thousand Stars Burst Open [CAD2004]

Promo release.

Various - Lilliput

cd Lilliput1&2 (1992) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Throwing Back The Apple [CAD2004], Pale Saints: Featherframe [CAD2004], Pale Saints: A Thousand Stars Burst Open [rib1]

Various - ...and dog bones, too

cas cd 21512 (cas), 21512 (cd) (1992) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Neverending Night [CAD2004]

Various - Precious

cd NONVAR9 (1992) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Kinky Love [BAD1009]

Various - HMV Video Sampler

video NONHMV1 (1993) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Blue Flower [BAD2008]

Various - 4AD Presents The 13 Year Itch

cd (shuffle) (cd) (1993) (excerpt): Pale Saints: One Blue Hill (demo) [R CAD4014]

video (shuffle) (video) (1993) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Blue Flower [BAD2008]

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Fine Friend

12ep cd5 BAD4013, BAD4013CD (1994): Fine Friend (4:05) [CAD4014], Special Present (7:07), Marimba (6:54), Reprise (1:52)

Exit Ian Masters. Enter Colleen Browne. Featuring Roddy Lorimer, Simon Clarke and Caroline Lavelle. Produced by Hugh Jones. Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh. Engineered by Hugh Jones, James Brown and David Browne. Sleeve by Paul McMenamin and Dominic Davies. «Fine Friend» cowritten by J. Watson.

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Slow Buildings

lp cas cd lp CAD4014, CADC4014, CAD4014CD, CADP40144014 (Aug 30 1994): King Fade (4:17), Angel (will you be my) (3:03), One Blue Hill (5:05), Henry (10:47), Under Your Nose (2:52), Little Gesture (2:37), Song of Solomon (6:23), Fine Friend (4:05), Gesture of a Fear (6:48), Always I (3:45), Suggestion (7:48)

Produced by Hugh Jones. Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh. Featuring Roddy Lorimer, Simon Clarke, Caroline Lavelle, Jon Turner and Hugh Jones. Mixed by Hugh Jones and Helen Woodward. Sleeve by Paul McMenamin and Dominic Davies. «Song of Solomon» produced by Mark Freegard. «Song of Solomon» engineered by Dave Buchanan. «Song of Solomon» recorded at Parr Street Studios, Liverpool.

From the 4AD/Reprise album SLOW BUILDINGS

cd5 NONPS13 (1994): Henry (10:48) [CAD4014], One Blue Hill (5:25) [CAD4014]

Promo released by Reprise in the US (PRO-CD-7131). It's an orange disc with blue/purple writing; no cover (it came that way), in a jewel case with the 4AD squigles on the back in orange and white on a white and blue background with a Los Angeles, CA address.

Angel (Will You Be My)

cd5 NONPS8 (1994)

Promo released in the US.

Various - All Virgos Are Mad

cd 45789 (cd) (1994) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Fine Friend (5:44) [R CAD4014]

video 45789 (video) (1994) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Blue Flower [BAD2008]

Various - No Balls

cd 7300 (1995) (excerpt): Pale Saints: One Blue Hill [CAD4014]

Various - Step Right Up: The Songs Of Tom Waits

cd NONVAR21 (1995) (excerpt): Pale Saints: Jersey Girl

Various - Buddha on the Moon

7 NONVAR23 (1995) (excerpt): Pale Saints: A Deep Sleep For Steven [CAD0002]

Various - Shoe Pie

cd unknown (1997) (excerpt): Pale Saints: A Thousand Stars Burst Open [CAD2004]

Various - Joyride

cd NONJOY1 (Nov 18 1997) (excerpt): Pale Saints: A Thousand Stars Burst Open [CAD2004]

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