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On May 3, 1988.

On May 3, 1988, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut When in Rome album. It was recorded in 1987, and produced by Michael Brauer, Ben Rogan and Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Clive Farrington – vocals
  • Andrew Mann – vocals
  • Michael Floreale – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • J.J. Belle – guitar
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Phil Spalding – bass
  • Richard James Burgess – keyboards
  • Mike Timoney – keyboards
  • David Ervin – keyboards, drum programming
  • Preston Heyman – drums
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Robin Jones – percussion
  • Tony Charles – steel drums
  • Mark Chandler, Richard Edwards, Kevin Robinson – brass
  • Ian Gardiner – brass arrangements
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements
  • Larry Stabbins – saxophone
  • Maxi Anderson – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – backing vocals
  • Chris Fuhrman, Teri Reed – engineer
  • Martin Horenburg, Alex Rodriquez – assistant engineer
  • Michael Bauer – mixing
  • Tom Baker, Dan Hersch – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Farrington, Michael Floreale and Andrew Mann..

  1. The Promise
  2. Heaven Knows
  3. Something Going On
  4. I Can’t Stop
  5. If Only
  6. Sight of Your Tears
  7. Wide, Wide Sea
  8. Child’s Play
  9. Total Devotion
  10. Everything

On July 18, 1980.

Echo_&_the_Bunnymen - Crocodiles

On July 18, 1980, “Korova” label released “Crocodiles”, the debut Echo & the Bunnymen album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Eden Studios” in London and “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Bill Drummond, David Balfe in Ian Broudie. The album cover photograph was by Brian Griffin. In 1993, “NME” ranked “Crocodiles at number 28 on its list of the “50 Greatest Albums of the 1980s”; in 2006, “Uncut” magazine ranked the album at number 69 on its list of the “100 Greatest Debut Albums”

Personnel:

  • Ian McCulloch– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Will Sergeant– lead guitar
  • Les Pattinson– bass
  • Pete de Freitas– drums
  • David Balfe– keyboards
  • Rod Houison– engineer
  • Dan Hersch – remastering
  • Bill Butt – insert photography

Track listing:.

All tracks by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas except where noted.

  1. Going Up
  2. Stars Are Stars
  3. Pride
  4. Monkeys
  5. Crocodiles
  6. Rescue
  7. Villiers Terrace
  8. Pictures on My Wall – Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson
  9. All That Jazz
  10. Happy Death Men