Bob Geldof: The Vegetarians of Love

In July 1990, “Mercury” label released “The Vegetarians of Love”, the second Bob Geldof studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, at “Maison Rouge Studios” in London, and was produced by Rupert Hine.


  • Bob Geldof – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Phil Palmer – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Geoff Richardson – viola, electric and acoustic guitar, clarinet, saxophone, recorders, penny whistles, ukulele, assorted kitchen utensils
  • Rupert Hine – piano, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Steve Fletcher – piano, organ
  • Alan Dunn – accordion, organ
  • Pete Briquette – bass guitar, keyboard
  • Bob Loveday – violin, penny whistle, bass guitar
  • Gerry Moffet – electric guitar
  • Gordon Bonnar – guitar
  • David A. Stewart – guitar
  • Paul Carrack – organ
  • Geoff Dugmore – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Godley – backing vocals
  • Cameron Jenkins – saxophone
  • Stephen W Tayler – recording, mixing
  • Andrew Scarth – recording
  • Emmanuel Taylor – recording assistant
  • Cameron Jenkins – mixing
  • Arun Chakraverty – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Geldof, except where noted.

  1. A Gospel Song
  2. Love or Something – Bob Geldof, David A. Stewart
  3. The Great Song of Indifference
  4. Thinking Voyager 2 Type Things – Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette
  5. Big Romantic Stuff
  6. Crucified Me
  7. The Chains of Pain – Bob Geldof, Danny Mitchell
  8. A Rose at Night
  9. No Small Wonder – Bob Geldof, Danny Mitchell
  10. Walking Back to Happiness
  11. Let It Go
  12. The End of the World

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