On March 14, 1988.

Langley Park

On March 14, 1988, “Kitchenware” label released “From Langley Park to Memphis” the third Prefab Sprout studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Thomas Dolby, Jon Kelly, Paddy McAloon and Andy Richards.

Personnel:

  • Paddy McAloon– vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming, piano, harmonica, bass guitar
  • Wendy Smith – vocals, guitars, keyboards, piano, tambourine
  • Martin McAloon – bass guitar
  • Neil Conti– drums, percussion
  • Pete Townshend – guitar
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Thomas Dolby, Gary Moberley, Andy Richards – keyboards
  • Gloria Augustus, Rose Banks, Ricky Barber, Andraé Crouch, Sandra Crouch, Vonciele Faggette, Von Foggett, Richard Hollywood, Jean Johnson, Verdine Johnson, Sabrina Johnstom, Geary Lanier, Janet Mims, Bert Noriega, Alfie Silas – backing vocals
  • Lenny Castro, Louis Jardim, Wendy Smith – percussion
  • John Altman, Robin Smith – arranger, conductor
  • Mike Ross, John Timperly – string engineer
  • Mike Shipley – mixing
  • David Leonard, Richard Moakes, Tony Phillips – engineer, mixing
  • Michael J. Ade, Michael Brauer, Cliff Brigden, Geoff Bruckner, Dave Conors, Gonzales Espinoza, Tim Hunt, Peter Jones, Jon Kelly, Karl Lever, Steve Lyon, Mark O’Donoughue, Gary Olazabal, Mickey Sweeney, Steve Van Day, Terence Wilson – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Stephen Male – design
  • Nick Knight – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paddy McAloon

  1. The King of Rock ‘N’ Roll
  2. Cars and Girls
  3. I Remember That
  4. Enchanted
  5. Nightingales
  6. Hey Manhattan!
  7. Knock On Wood
  8. The Golden Calf
  9. Nancy (Let Your Hair Down For Me)
  10. The Venus of the Soup Kitchen

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