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In May 1983.

In May 1983,”Zomba Records” label released “Listen”, the second A Flock of Seagulls album. It was recorded 1982-1983, and was produced by Mike Howlett and Bill Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Mike Score– lead vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Paul Reynolds– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Maudsley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ali Score – drums
  • Dave Hutchins – engineer, recorded by

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds.

  1. Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)
  2. Nightmares
  3. Transfer Affection
  4. What Am I Supposed to Do
  5. Electrics
  6. The Traveller
  7. 2:30
  8. Over the Border
  9. The Fall
  10. (It’s Not Me) Talking
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On February 12, 2007.

reformation-post-tlc

On February 12, 2007, “Slogan” label released “Reformation Post TLC”, the twenty-fifth Fall studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Tim “Gracielands” Baxter and Mark E. Smith.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith- vocals
  • Tim Presley- lead guitar
  • Robert Barbato -bass guitar
  • Dave Spurr -bass guitar
  • Elena Poulou -keyboards; lead vocal
  • Orpheo McCord- drums, vocals
  • Peter Greenway -rhythm and lead guitar
  • Gary Bennett – rhythm guitar
  • Eitel – “presence”

Track listing:

  1. Over! Over! – Mark E. Smith
  2. Reformation! – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato
  3. Fall Sound – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato,Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  4. White Line Fever – Merle Haggard
  5. Insult Song – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  6. My Door Is Never – Mark E. Smith
  7. Coach and Horses – Mark E. Smith, Orpheo McCord
  8. The Usher – Mark E. Smith, Elena Poulou, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  9. The Wright Stuff – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou
  10. Scenario – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  11. Das Boat – Mark e. Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  12. The Bad Stuff – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  13. Systematic Abuse – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  14. Outro – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Time Presley, Orpheo McCord

 

On October 26, 1979.

dragnet

On October 26, 1979, “Step-Forward” label released “Dragnet”, the second Fall studio album. It was recorded 2–4 August 1979, at “Cargo Studios” in Rochdale, UK, and was produced by The Fall and Grant Showbiz.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals, electric piano, kazoo, tape, co-production
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar, backing vocals, co-production
  • Marc Riley– guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, co-production
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar, electric piano, kazoo, tape, co-production
  • Mike Leigh – drums, co-production
  • Kay Carroll – backing vocals (credited as Mrs. Horace Sullivan)
  • Yvonne Pawlett – keyboards
  • Grant Showbiz– co-production
  • John Brierley – engineering
  • Oz McCormick – co-production
  • Geoff Travis, Mayo Thompson– co-production

Track listing:

  1. Psykick Dancehall – Mark E. Smith, Marc Riley
  2. A Figure Walks – Mark E. Smith
  3. Printhead – Mark E. Smith
  4. Dice Man – Mark E. Smith, Marc Riley, Craig Scanion
  5. Before the Moon Falls – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Marc Riley, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  6. Your Heart Out – The Fall
  7. Muzorewi’s Daughter – Kay Carroll, Mark E. Smith
  8. Flat of Angels – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Marc Riley, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  9. Choc-Stock – The Fall
  10. Spectre Vs Rector – Mike Leigh, Craig Scanlon, Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  11. Put Away – Mark E. Smith

On September 27, 1982.

room_to_live

On September 27, 1982, “Kamera” label released “Room to Live” (subtitled  Undilutable Slang Truth!), the fifth Fall studio. It was recorded in 1982, at “Cargo Studios” in Rochdale, England, and was produced by Mark E. Smith, Kay O’Sullivan and John Brierley.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals, violin, guitar, tapes
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar
  • Karl Burns– bass guitar, drums, guitar, percussion
  • Paul Hanley– drums
  • Marc Riley– guitar, keyboards
  • Arthur Kadmon– guitar
  • Adrian Niman – saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Joker Hysterical Face – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Marc Riley
  2. Marquis Cha-Cha – Mark E. Smith, Karl Burns
  3. Hard Life in Country – Mark E. Smith, Arthur Kadmon
  4. Room to Live – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanion
  5. Detective Instinct – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Karl Burns
  6. Solicitor in Studio – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanion, Karl Burns
  7. Papal Visit – Mark E. Smith

On September 23, 1985.

this_nations_saving_grace

On September 23, 1985, “Beggars Banquet” label released “This Nation’s Saving Grace”, the eighth Fall studio album. It was recorded 1985, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals, violin, guitar; harmonica
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar, backing vocals
  • Brix Smith– guitar, vocals
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Rogers– keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, drum machine, backing vocals
  • Karl Burns– drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Mansion – Mark E. Smith
  2. Bombast – Steve Hanley, Mark E. Smith
  3. Barmy – Mark E. Smith
  4. What You Need – Craig Scanion, Mark E. Smith
  5. Spoilt Victorian Child – Simon Rogers, Mark E. Smith
  6. A. – Brix Smith, Mark E. Smith
  7. Gut of the Quantifier – Karl Burns, Mark E. Smith
  8. My New House – Mark E. Smith
  9. Paint Work – Simon Rogers, Craig Scanion, Mark E. Smith
  10. I Am Damo Suzuki – Simon Rogers, Craig Scanion, Mark E. Smith
  11. To Nk Roachment: Yarbles – Brix Smith, Mark E. Smith

On May 12, 2007.

Reformation posttlc

On May 12, 2007, “Slogan” label released “Reformation Post TLC”, the twenty fifth Fall studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Tim “Gracielands” Baxter and Mark E. Smith.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith- vocals
  • Tim Presley- lead guitar
  • Robert Barbato -bass guitar
  • Dave Spurr -bass guitar
  • Elena Poulou -keyboards; vocal
  • Orpheo McCord -drums, vocals
  • Peter Greenway -rhythm and lead guitar
  • Gary Bennett – rhythm guitar
  • Eitel – “presence”

Track listing:

  1. Over! Over! – Mark E. Smith
  2. Reformation! – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato
  3. Fall Sound – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato,Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  4. White Line Fever – Merle Haggard
  5. Insult Song – Mark E.Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  6. My Door Is Never – Mark E. Smith
  7. Coach and Horses – Mark E. Smith, Orpheo McCord
  8. The Usher – Mark E. Smith, Elena Poulou, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  9. The Wright Stuff – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou
  10. Scenario – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  11. Das Boat – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  12. The Bad Stuff – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  13. Systematic Abuse Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord
  14. Outro – Mark E. Smith, Robert Barbato, Elena Poulou, Tim Presley, Orpheo McCord

On April 28, 2008.

imperial wax solvent

On April 28, 2008, “Castle” label released “Imperial Wax Solvent”, the twenty sixth Fall studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Grant Showbiz, Mark E. Smith, Andi Toma and Tim Baxter.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith- vocals, production
  • Eleni Poulou – keyboards, vocals
  • Peter Greenway – guitar
  • David Spurr – bass guitar
  • Keiron Melling – drums
  • Anthony Frost- cover art

Track listing:

  1. Alton Towers – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr
  2. Wolf Kidult Man – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr, Eleni Poulou
  3. 50 Year Old Man – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr
  4. I’ve Been Duped – Mark E. Smith
  5. Strangetown – S. McPhee)
  6. Taurig – Eleni Poulou
  7. Can Can Summer – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr, Eleni Polou, Keiron Melling, Peter Greenway
  8. Tommy Shooter – Mark E. Smith
  9. Latch Key Kid – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr, Eleni Poulou
  10. Is This New – Mark E. Smith,Andi Toma
  11. Senior Twilight Stock Replacer – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr
  12. Exploding Chimney – Mark E. Smith, David Spurr, Keiron Melling, Eleni Poulou, Peter Greenway