Indescipherabe calendar released on the occation of 4AD's tenth
anniversary. Featuring work by Ian Walton, Diana Grandi, Beverley
Carruthers, Christopher Bigg, Jim Friedman, Nigel Grierson, Robin
Grierson, Shinro Ohtake, Vaughan Oliver, Russell Mills, Terry
Dowling, Simon Larbalestier, Tamar Cohen.
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.
Produced by Robin
Guthrie (Cocteau Twins).
Engineered by Lincoln
Fong. Sleeve by Vaughan
Bigg and Jim
Friedman. The run-out grooves read «hey hey Howard...» «what are
BAD0004, BADC0004, BAD0004CD (1990): AD0004, Crash [R CAD809], Something Better
Enter Richard Close, Byron Guthrie and Kristin Kramer. Engineered
by Hugh Jones and Malt
Lane. Featuring Joy Roy. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver. «Staring
At The Sun» produced by Hugh
Jones. «Something Better» written by Goffen and Mann.
Initial quantities of CAD0005 includes a fold-out triptych. Featuring
B. J. Cole, Kim Deal (Pixies), Caroline Lavelle, Rob
McKahey, Nick Muir and Margaret Thorby. Produced by Hugh Jones. Engineered by Guy Fixsen. Mixed by Hugh Jones and Helen Woodward. Sleeve by
0006 (postcard) (1990)
The Breeders are Kim Deal (Pixies), Tanya Donelly (Throwing Muses), Josephine Wiggs (The
Perfect Disaster) and Shannon Doughton.
Featuring Michael Allen
(The Wolfgang Press).
Engineered by Steve
Albini (Big Black). Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver and Kevin Westenberg.
«Glorious» cowritten by R.
Halliday. «Doe» cowritten by R. Halliday. «Happiness Is A
Warm Gun» written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Featuring John Bonnar, David Navarro Sust, Robert Perry, Andrew
Robinson, Lucy Robinson, Anne Robinson and Honor Carmody. Sleeve by
0008 (poster) (1990)
His Name Is Alive are Warren Defever, Karin Oliver and Angie Carozzo. Featuring Damian Lang, Jymn Auge and Tracy. Mixed by
Ivo (This Mortal Coil) and John Fryer. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Beverley Carruthers
and Christopher Bigg.
They have released several cassettes in the US. The original mixes of
this album is available on cassette from Warren.
BAD0009, BAD0009CD, BADC0009 (1990): ADC0009, Make Believe [GAD2103CD], The Thing [RR (*The Happening*)]
Featuring Robert F.
Brunner. Engineered by Alistair Clay and Steve Haigler. Produced by
Gil Norton. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Simon Larbalestier and
Original quantities of the 12" included a poster. Released in the US
by Elektra (9 66616). «I've Been Waiting For You» written by Neil Young.
Featuring Robert F.
Brunner. Produced by Gil
Norton. Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver, Simon Larbalestier, Kevin Westenberg, Christopher Bigg, Pirate Design and Anne Garrigues. Engineered
by Alistair Clay and Steve Haigler. CAD D 0010
included a booklet. Released in the US by Elektra (9 60963).
BAD0011, BADC0011, BAD0011CD (1990): ADC0011, Watchlar
Sleeve by Paul West and Andy Rumball. Original
quantities of the 12" included a poster. BAD0011 released in the US
on cassette (4JM-44618) and 12". Also released as a 3" CD in Germany
by Rough Trade (RTD 120.1087.3). Also released as a 1-track promo CD
in the US by Capitol (DPRO-79686).
Sleeve by Paul West and Andy Rumball. Released in
the US on LP (c1-93669), CD (c2-93669), advance cassette and cassette
(c4-93669). This is the last release from Cocteau Twins on 4AD. They
have now signed to Polygram Records outside America, and to Capitol
in the US.
BAD0013, BAD0013CD (1990): ADC0013, Sunbathing (3:09)
Produced by Tim Friese-Green (Talk Talk). Engineered by Ed Buller.
Featuring Phil Overhead. Recorded at The Greenhouse and Wessex
Studio. Sleeve by Vaughan
Bigg and Jim
Friedman. The run-out grooves read «cool, fresh, milk float». The
run-out grooves read «what's hiding under the sheets?».
BAD0014, BAD0014CD (1990): ADC0014, Velvety Instrumental Version [GAD2103CD], Santo [GAD2103CD]
Sleeve by Vaughan
Larbalestier, Christopher Bigg and Pirate Design. Released in
the US by Elektra (9 66596). «Dig For Fire» produced by Gil Norton. «Velvety
Instrumental Version» produced by Gil Norton.
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.
BAD0016, BAD0016CD (1990): Special One [CAD0005], Lightning (72 b.p.m / 4 a.m.) [R CAD0005], Kind Of A Drag [AD0016], A Smile And A Death Wish
The seven inch did not have a picture sleeve. Engineered by Guy Fixsen. Featuring Guy Fixsen and Kim Deal (Pixies). Sleeve by Vaughan Oliver. Also
released as a promo. «Special One» produced by Hugh Jones.
0017 (postcard) (1990)
The initial printing of the LP and CD has an extra outer sleeve with
images both on the inside and outside. Released in the US by Reprise
(9 26463-1,2,4 (lp, cd, cas)). «Hey Hey Helen» produced by Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins). «Hey Hey Helen»
written by Benny
Andersson (Abba) and Björn Ulvaeus.