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25 O'Clock
(EP 1985)

01. 25 O'Clock
02. Bike Ride to the Moon
03. My Love Explodes
04. What in the World??...  (*)
05. Your Gold Dress
06. The Mole From the Ministry

- bonus tracks of 2009 reissue (APE House - APECD023):

Demos:
07. 25 O'Clock
08. Bike Ride to the Moon
09. My Love Explodes
10. What in the World??...  (*)
11. Nicely, Nicely Jane
12. Susan Revolving

Extra recordings:
13. Black Jewelled Serpent Of Sound (Radio Caroline Edit)
14. Open A Can Of Human Beans
15. Tin Toy Clockwork Train

Video:
The Mole From the Ministry

 

First vinyl pressing April 1 1985 - Virgin Records (WOW 1 - EP)
Writings around the vinyl's label: "To be taken twice dali" and "I can see four moles".

Sir John Johns - singing, guitar, brain buds
The Red Curtain - electric bass, song stuff
Lord Cornelius Plum - mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-tone guitar
E.I.E.I. Owen - drum set

Produced by John Leckie, Swami Anand Nagara, and The Dukes
Captured gently at Chapel Lane Studios, Hereford
Sleeve art - Sir John Johns
Ink - The Technicolor Prophet Of Mars
Trouble and Type - The Serif Of Knotting'em
Spit and Polish - The Fontfinder General

All tracks written by Sir John Johns, except (*) by The Red Curtain

 

   
         
     

 

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A) The Mole From the Ministry (edit)

B) My Love Explodes

 

1985 - 7" Virgin ‎UK - VS 763

 

Producer - The Dukes and John Leckie and Swami Anand Nagara
Written by Sir John Johns

   
         
     

 

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A) You're a Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel)

B) Vanishing Girl  (*)

1987 - 7" Virgin UK - VS 982
1987 - 7" Virgin UK - VSY 982 Limited edition - coloured vinyl

 

A) You're a Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel)
     Vanishing Girl  (*)

B) The Mole From the Ministry
     My Love Explodes

1987 - 12" Virgin UK - VS 98212

Written by Sir John Johns except (*) by The Red Curtain

Producer - The Dukes and John Leckie
Artwork By - Neon Paisley, Psycho Delia, Sir John Johns

 

   
         
   

 

 

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Psonic Psunspot
(LP 1987)

01. Vanishing Girl  (*)
02. Have You Seen Jackie?
03. Little Lighthouse
04. You're A Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel)
05. Collideascope
06. You're My Drug
07. Shiny Cage  (*)
08. Brainiac's Daughter
09. The Affiliated  (*)
10. Pale and Precious

- bonus tracks of 2009 reissue (APE House APECD024):

Demos:
11. No One At Home (Vanishing Girl)  (*)
12. Little Lighthouse
13. Collideascope
14. Shiny Cage  (*)
15. Brainiac's Daughter
16. The Affiliated  (*)

Video:
You're a Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel)

 

1987 - Virgin Records (first vinyl pressing) - V2440

Sir John Johns - singing, guitar, brain buds
The Red Curtain - electric bass, song stuff
Lord Cornelius Plum - mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-tone guitar
E.I.E.I. Owen - drum set
Lily and Lila Fraser - voices

Produced by John Leckie and The Dukes
Photograph - Moke Prior and from the private collectios
of The Dukes
Original cover art by Sir John Johns, The Irriverent Neon Paisley
and Psycho Derek
Reconstruction and new staff by The Fontfinder General with
tanks to The Oxfordshire Seagull

Written by Sir John Johns except (*) by The Red Curtain

 

   
         
   

 

 

 

A+B) Vanishing Girl

 

1987 - promotional 12"

Virgin/Geffen Records US - PRO-A-2840

 

Producer - The Dukes and John Leckie
Written by The Red Curtain

   
         
   

 

 

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Chips From The Chocolate Fireball
(an anthology)
 

01. 25 O'Clock (5'01)
02. Bike Ride to the Moon (2'24)
03. My Love Explodes (3'54)
04. What in the World??... (5'01)
05. Your Gold Dress (4'38)
06. The Mole From the Ministry (5'50)
07. Vanishing Girl (2'30)
08. Have You Seen Jackie? (3'17)
09. Little Lighthouse (4'24)
10. You're a Good Man Albert Brown (Curse You Red Barrel) (3'04)
11. Collideascope (3'21)
12. You're My Drug (3'16)
13. Shiny Cage (3'15)
14. Brainiac's Daughter (3'38)
15. The Affiliated (2'17)
16. Pale and Precious (4'55)

 

1987 - Geffen Records/Virgin  CD  9 24169-2
2001 - Virgin CD  COMCDX11 - Remastered

(featuring ALL of Psonic Psunspot and 25 O'Clock)

 

   
         
     

 

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see also:

Andrew Swainson Design

 

 

XTC As The Dukes Of Stratosphear
The Complete & Utter Dukes

This Box Set Contains:

Remastered 180g heavyweight vinyl pressings of 25 O'Clock and Psonic Psunspot repackaged with new gatefold sleeve and inner bag artwork.

Remastered compact disc editions in hardback book format of 25 O'Clock and Psonic Psunspot expanded with demos and new recordings - a total of 15 extra tracks plus 2 promo videos, each CD contains lyrics and specially written sleeve notes by Sir John Johns, Lord Cornelius Plum and The Red Curtain (aka Andy Partridge, Dave Gregory and Colin Moulding).

An exclusive 7 inch single - Tin Toy Clockwork Train/The Affiliated

500 piece jigsaw

A wad of "Dukes Dollars", one of which can be exchanged for a free exclusive Dukes of Stratosphear T-shirt in the size of your choice.

 

Ape House APEBOX002
Box Set, Compilation, Remastered

Vinyl, 12", 33 RPM, EP, Remastered, Gatefold, 180g
Vinyl, LP, Album, Remastered, Gatefold, 180g
CD, EP, Enhanced, Remastered
CD, Album, Enhanced, Remastered
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Promo

UK & US - 2010

 

Matrix / Runout (Record 1, Side A): AN OBSCENE ABOMINATION LOUD - JONZ APE LP 023 A-1
Matrix / Runout (Record 1, Side B): THE MOLE WAS COLIN LOUD - APE LP 023 B-1 JONZ
Matrix / Runout (Record 2, Side A): LOUD - HAVE YOU BEEN WALTER? - - - - HE'S BEEN! APELP 024 A-1 JONZ
Matrix / Runout (Record 2, Side B): LOUD - KNOTES FROM THE KNOBSTICK KNEBULA APELP 024 B-1 JONZ
Matrix / Runout (CD 1): V42975 APECD023
Matrix / Runout (CD 2): V42976 APECD024
Matrix / Runout (7" Side A): LOUD - FOR GEORGE AND QUEENIE APE 032 A-1 JONZ
Matrix / Runout (7" Side B): LOUD - FOR CHARLIE AND VERA APE 032 B-1 JONZ

(from Discogs.com)

 

 

   
         
   

   
         
   


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