On June 17, 1985.

Marillion - Misplaced Childhood

On June 17, 1985, “EMI” label released “Misplaced Childhood”, the third Marillion studio album..It was recorded March – May 1985, at “Hansa Tonstudio” in  Berlin,  and was produced by Chris Kimsey. “Classic Rock” magazine ranked “Misplaced Childhood” was ranked at number four on a list of the “30 Greatest Concept Albums of all Time”. In the special edition “Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock” of “Q” magazine, the album was ranked number 17 on its list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”. “Misplaced Childhood” was certified Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”.


  • Fish– vocals; cover concept
  • Steve Rothery– guitars
  • Mark Kelly– keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas– bass
  • Ian Mosley– percussion
  • Chris Kimsey– mixing
  • Thomas Stiehler – recording
  • Mark Freegard – mixing engineering
  • Mark Wilkinson– sleeve design, illustration
  • Julie Hazelwood – collage

Track listing:

  1. Pseudo Silk Kimono
  2. Kayleigh
  3. Lavender
  4. Bitter Suite
  • Brief Encounter
  • Lost Weekend
  • Blue Angel
  • Misplaced Rendezvous
  • Windswept Thumb
  1. Heart of Lothia
  • Wide Boy
  • Curtain Call
  1. Waterhole (Expresso Bongo)
  2. Lords of the Backstage
  3. Blind Curve
  • Vocal Under a Bloodlight
  • Passing Strangers
  • Mylo
  • Perimeter Walk
  • Threshold
  1. Childhoods End?
  2. White Feather


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