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Out On The Fringes
March 8, 2009, 11:30 am
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‘Circling The Circumference’ 2-track 7-inch UK release.

I like the images on this release although I’m not sure where they were shot.

Update: The images are outtakes from the ‘Only Tongue Can Tell’ video shoot. The front picture is of George McDaid on a diving board in Arran. Thanks to majorfilmgeek for the info.

circum7_02circum7_04circum7_05circum7_03circum7_011990 Go! Discs Ltd GOD46 (UK) 869176-7



No Bad…
March 7, 2009, 9:18 am
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…is how I would describe the condition of this 7-inch version of debut single ‘Obscurity Knocks’. Apart from a few crackles it still plays perfectly. You can’t beat vinyl!

Still one of my favourite TCS tracks which sadly, is played live all too often.

obscurity7_02obscurity7_05obscurity7_03obscurity7_041obscurity7_011990 Go! Records Ltd/Go! Discs GOD34 (UK)



Missed A Sitter
February 13, 2009, 3:11 pm
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This CD was the third single from debut album ‘Cake’.

‘Circling The Circumference’ was backed with ‘My Mistake’ and ‘White Horses’ – an interpretation of the 1960’s ‘The White Horses’ TV series theme tune.

The solo on the title track is a cracker.

circling_cd_04circling_cd_01circling_cd_02circling_cd_031990 Go! Discs Ltd GODCD46 / 869 177-2 (UK)



Obscure Obscurity
February 12, 2009, 4:37 pm
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Rare 2-track US promo of debut single ‘Obscurity Knocks’. This release included both the single edit and the much longer album version.

Can’t say I’m a fan of the design on the actual CD – very cluttered don’t you think.

obscurity_uspro_03obscurity_uspro_02obscurity_uspro_04obscurity_uspro_0111991 London Go! Discs Ltd CDP392 (USA)



Obscure-ity Knocks
February 12, 2009, 4:24 pm
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Here’s the European (German) release of debut single ‘Obscurity Knocks’.

All tracks are the same but the CD was released in a jewel case, rather than the card sleeve of the regular version.

obscurity_ger_02obscurity_ger_03obscurity_ger_011990 London Go! Discs Ltd GODCD34 / 876075-2 (Germany)




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