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Performer: Thomas Dolby
Genre: Electronic
Title: The Best Of Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle
Country: UK
Released: 1994
Style: Synth-pop
Label: EMI
Catalog Number: 7243 8 27642 2 9, CDEMC 3659
FLAC version ZIP size: 2241 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1021 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2696 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 208

Tracklist

1She Blinded Me With Science
Backing Vocals – Miriam Stockley, Mutt LangeBass [Moog] – Matthew SeligmanDrum Programming, Computer [Wave] – Thomas DolbyGuitar – Kevin ArmstrongProducer – Thomas Dolby, Tim Friese-GreeneViolin – Simon HouseVoice [Voiceovers] – Dr. Magnus PykeWritten-By – Jo Kerr
3:41
2I Love You Goodbye
Accordion [Cajun] – Wayne ToupsBacking Vocals – Al Tharp, Cynthia Moliere, Michael Doucet, Suzanne Malline, Teresita Alsander, Wayne ToupsBanjo [Cajun] – Al TharpFiddle [Cajun] – Michael DoucetGuitar – Larry TreadwellProducer – Thomas DolbyVocals, Piano, Keyboards – Thomas Dolby
5:58
3Pulp Culture
Backing Vocals – Rose Banks StoneBass – Terry JacksonCongas – Arno LucasDrums – David OwensProducer – Bill Bottrell, Thomas DolbySynthesizer – Mike KapitanVocals, Keyboards – Thomas DolbyVocals, Percussion – Laura Creamer
5:36
4The Flat Earth
Backing Vocals – Adele Bertei, Lesley FairbairnBass – Matthew SeligmanGuitar, Backing Vocals – Kevin ArmstrongPercussion, Drums [Computer] – Clif BrigdenProducer, Piano, Effects, Vocals – Thomas Dolby
6:35
5Close But No Cigar
Backing Vocals – Jill ColucciBass – Matthew SeligmanGuitar – Eddie Van Halen, Larry TreadwellProducer – Thomas DolbyVocals [Commentator] – Mike KapitanVocals, Keyboards – Thomas Dolby
4:27
6Urges
Drums – Andy PartridgeKeyboards – Thomas DolbyProducer – Andy Partridge, Thomas Dolby
3:40
7Screen Kiss
Backing Vocals – Lesley FairbairnBass – Matthew SeligmanGuitar, Backing Vocals – Kevin ArmstrongPercussion, Drums [Computer] – Clif BrigdenPiano, Effects, Vocals, Producer – Thomas Dolby
5:29
8Hyperactive!
Backing Vocals – Adele BerteiDrum [Samples] – Justin HildrethGuitar, Backing Vocals – Kevin ArmstrongPercussion [Tins, Thundersheet] – Matthew SaltProducer, Piano, Effects, Vocals – Thomas DolbyTrombone – Peter Thoms
4:13
9Europa And The Pirate Twins
Backing Vocals – Les Chappell, Thomas DolbyBass Guitar – Mark Heyward-ChaplinDrums – Justin HildrethGuitar – Kevin ArmstrongHarmonica – Andy PartridgeProducer – Thomas Dolby
3:21
10I Scare Myself
Backing Vocals – Lesley FairbairnBass – Matthew SeligmanGuitar, Trumpet, Backing Vocals – Kevin ArmstrongPercussion, Drums [Computer] – Clif BrigdenPiano, Effects, Vocals, Producer – Thomas DolbyTrombone – Peter ThomsWritten-By – Dan Hicks
5:41
11One Of Our Submarines
Bass [Moog] – Matthew SeligmanDrum Programming, Computer [Wave] – Thomas DolbyGuitar, Backing Vocals – Kevin ArmstrongProducer – Thomas Dolby, Tim Friese-Greene
5:08
12Airwaves (7'' Version)
Backing Vocals – Bruce WoolleyBacking Vocals, Producer, Synthesizer, Piano – Thomas DolbyDrums – Justin HildrethGuitar – Kevin Armstrong
3:36
13Budapest By Blimp
Backing Vocals – Lesley FairbairnBass – Terry JacksonDrums – David OwensProducer – Bill Bottrell, Thomas DolbySynthesizer – Mike KapitanVocals [Hungarian aria] – Csilla KecskesiVocals, Keyboards – Thomas DolbyVocals, Percussion – Laura Creamer
8:40
14Leipzig
Drums – Andy PartridgeKeyboards – Thomas DolbyProducer – Andy Partridge, Thomas DolbyViolin – Tim Kerr
3:54
15Cruel
Bass [Fretless] – Matthew SeligmanGuest [vocal] – Eddi ReaderProducer – Thomas DolbyVocals, Keyboards – Thomas Dolby
3:09
16Windpower
Brass [Leadline], Flute – Simon LloydDrum Programming – Thomas DolbyVocals [Shipping Forecast] – John Marsh
4:19

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CDP 7243 8 27642 2 9Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle (The Best Of Thomas Dolby) ‎(CD, Comp)Capitol RecordsCDP 7243 8 27642 2 9US1994
CDEMC 3659, 7243 8 27642 2 9, 8276422Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle The Best Of Thomas Dolby ‎(CD, Comp, RM)EMI, EMI, EMICDEMC 3659, 7243 8 27642 2 9, 8276422Australia1994
noneThomas Dolby The Best Of Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle ‎(CD, Comp, RE, RM, Unofficial)CD Media RecordsnoneRussia1997
TC-EMC 3659, 7243 8 27642 4 3Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle - The Best Of Thomas Dolby ‎(Cass, Album, Comp)EMI, EMITC-EMC 3659, 7243 8 27642 4 3UK1994
7243 8 27642 4 3Thomas Dolby Retrospectacle (The Best Of Thomas Dolby) ‎(Cass, Comp, Promo)EMI7243 8 27642 4 3Europe1994

Credits

  • DesignBill Smith Studio
  • Liner NotesGiles Smith
  • ManagementAndy Ferguson , Mary Coller, Nancy Phillips
  • Photography ByAndrew Douglas, Jill Furmanovsky, Lesley Burke, Shelly Gazin
  • ProducerThomas Dolby
  • Remastered ByChris Blair
  • Synthesizer, Percussion [Electronic], Computer [Wave]Thomas Dolby
  • Translated By [Hungarian aria]Erica Kiss (tracks: 13)
  • Written-ByThomas Dolby (tracks: 1 to 9, 11 to 16)

Notes

EMI Swindon pressing.
"MADE IN THE UK" on disc face.

Printed in the UK.

Andy Partridge appears courtesy of XTC and Virgin Records,
John Marsh appears courtesy of the BBC,
Eddi Reader appears courtesy of BMG Records (UK) Ltd.
Eddie Van Halen appears courtesy of Warner Brothers Records Inc.
Michael Doucet appears courtesy of Beausoleil & Rhino Records Inc.

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 7 24382 76422 9
  • Label Code: LC 0542
  • Matrix / Runout: 827642 2 .2 -1-1 EMI SWINDON
  • Distribution Code (France): PM 520
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Companies

  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – EMI Swindon
  • Remastered At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Published By – LTP Inc.
  • Published By – Smash Ltd.
  • Published By – Westminster Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Warner Chappell Music Ltd.

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