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In May 1989.

In May 1989, “Fontana” label released “Cloudland”, the seventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Paul Hamann, Stephen Hague and Daniel Miller.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas – vocals
  • Jim Jones – guitar, backing vocals
  • Allen Ravenstine – EML synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Tony Maimone – bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Cutler – drums
  • Scott Krauss – drums
  • Stephen Hague – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Breath
  2. Race the Sun
  3. Cry
  4. Why Go It Alone?
  5. Waiting for Mary
  6. Ice Cream Truck
  7. Bus Called Happiness
  8. Monday Night
  9. Love Love Love
  10. Lost Nation Road
  11. Fire
  12. Nevada!
  13. The Wire
  14. Flat
  15. The Waltz
  16. Pushin’

On August 19, 1995.

On August 19, 1995, “Tim/Kerr” label released “Ray Gun Suitcase”, the tenth Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1995 and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas- vocals, melodeon, musette, auto-cans, ray gun
  • Jim Jones- guitar, keyboard bass, keyboards, spike, sleigh bells, backing vocals
  • Robert Wheeler – EML synthesizers, Ensoniq EPS, theremin
  • Michele Temple – bass guitar, slide bass, guitar, lute
  • Scott Benedict – drums
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • Garo Yellin – electric cello
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar, swirl bells

 Track listing:

  1. Folly of Youth – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  2. Electricity – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  3. Beach Boys – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, Garo Yellin
  4. Turquoise Fins – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  5. Vacuum in My Head – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  6. Memphis – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, Garo Yellin
  7. Three Things – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  8. Horse – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  9. Don’t Worry – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  10. Ray Gun Suitcase – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  11. Surfer Girl – Brian Wilson
  12. Red Sky – Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Robert Wheeler
  13. Montana – Wayne Johnson, Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Garo Yellin
  14. My Friend Is a Stooge for the Media Priests – Paul Hamann, Jim Jones, Michele Temple, David Thomas
  15. Down by the River LL – Jim Jones, Scott Krauss, Michele Temple, David Thomas, Garo Yellin

On May 13, 1983.

On May 13, 1983, “Rough Trade” label released “Variations on a Theme”, the second David Thomas studio album. It was recorded in March 1983, at “Suma Recording” in Painesville, OH, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas – vocals
  • Jim Jones– guitar
  • Jack Monck– guitar
  • Richard Thompson– guitar
  • Paul Hamann – bass guitar, engineering
  • Anton Fier– drums
  • Chris Cutler– drums
  • Lindsay Cooper– bassoon
  • Ken Hamann – engineering
  • Adam Kidron– engineering
  • Robert Vogel – engineering
  • Mary Thomas – cover art, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Thomas.

  1. A Day at the Botanical Gardens – mucis by David Thomas
  2. Pedestrian Walk – music by David Thomas, Eddie Thorton
  3. Bird Town – music by Richard Thompson
  4. The Egg & I – Anton Fier
  5. Who Is It – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler
  6. Song of Hoe – David Thomas
  7. Hurry Back – Jim Jones
  8. The Rain – Chris Cutler, Anton Fier
  9. Semaphore – Lindsay Cooper, Chris Cutler, Jack Monck

 

In January 1978.

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In January 1978, “Blank” label released “The Modern Dance”, debut Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded October 1976; January 1977; November 1977, at “Cleveland Recording” and “Suma Studios” in Cleveland, Ohio, and was produced by David Thomas, Tom Herman, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone, Scott Krauss, Tim Wrightand Ken Hamann.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, musette, percussion
  • Tom Herman – guitar, backing vocals
  • Allen Ravenstine– EML 101 & 200 analog synthesizers, saxophone, tapes
  • Tony Maimone– bass, piano, backing vocals
  • Scott Krauss– drums
  • Tim Wright– bass guitar
  • W. Taylor – sleeve artwork
  • Ken Hamann – engineering
  • Mike Bishop – engineering assistance
  • Paul Hamann – engineering assistance
  • Mik Mellen – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Thomas, Tom Herman, Allen Ravenstine, Tony Maimone and Scott Krauss, except where noted.

  1. Non-Alignment Pact
  2. The Modern Dance
  3. Laughing
  4. Street Waves
  5. Chinese Radiation
  6. Life Stinks – Peter Laughner
  7. Real World
  8. Over My Head
  9. Sentimental Journey
  10. Humor Me