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empires and dance: lp (reissue)

tracks
A1. I Travel(3:56)
A2. Today I Died Again(4:39)
A3. Celebrate(5:03)
A4. This Fear Of Gods(7:00)
B1. Capital City(6:14)
B2. Constantinople Line(4:44)
B3. Twist/Run/Repulsion(4:38)
B4. Thirty Frames A Second(5:14)
B5. Kant-Kino(1:50)
B6. Room(2:30)


catalogue
Virgin V 2247
V2247 A1 TOWNHOUSE//V2247 B1 TOWNHOUSE



format
LP with red and green labels, with plain inner sleeve, in a full colour picture sleeve.


release date
October 1982


credits
Guitars And Saxophones: Burchill
Keyboards: MacNeil
Voices: Kerr
Drums And Percussion: McGee
Bass Fret: Forbes

Recorded by Leckie
Engineered by Jones
Photography: Coward
Front Photography: Ruetz
Artwork: The Artifex Studio

Management: Findlay, 45 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RG
Recorded: Summer '80


additional information
Virgin reissued the album themselves in September 1982. The catalogue numbers were changed and Virgin's generic red-and-green design was used for the labels. The inner sleeve was also reproduced and erroneously still includes A Zoom Records Production credit.








empires and dance: mc (reissue)

tracks
1-1. I Travel(3:56)
1-2. Today I Died Again(4:39)
1-3. Celebrate(5:03)
1-4. This Fear Of Gods(7:00)
2-1. Capital City(6:14)
2-2. Constantinople Line(4:44)
2-3. Twist/Run/Repulsion(4:38)
2-4. Thirty Frames A Second(5:14)
2-5. Kant-Kino(1:50)
2-6. Room(2:30)




catalogue
Virgin TCV 2247


format
Grey plastic cassette with black type with colour sleeve insert.


release date
October 1982


credits
none


additional information
The reissue kept the original sleeve insert, simply changing catalogue numbers and record company logos.








empires and dance: budget reissue lp

tracks
A1. I Travel(3:56)
A2. Today I Died Again(4:39)
A3. Celebrate(5:03)
A4. This Fear Of Gods(7:00)
B1. Capital City(6:14)
B2. Constantinople Line(4:44)
B3. Twist/Run/Repulsion(4:38)
B4. Thirty Frames A Second(5:14)
B5. Kant-Kino(1:50)
B6. Room(2:30)


catalogue
Virgin OVED 211
V2247 A1 OVED 211 A-1U-1 TOWNHOUSE//V2247 B1 OVED 211 B-1U-1 TOWNHOUSE



format
LP with black and white labels, with plain inner sleeve, in a full colour picture sleeve.


release date
June 1988


credits
Guitars And Saxophones: Burchill
Keyboards: MacNeil
Voices: Kerr
Drums And Percussion: McGee
Bass Fret: Forbes

Recorded by Leckie
Engineered by Jones
Photography: Coward
Front Photography: Ruetz
Artwork: The Artifex Studio

Management: Findlay, 45 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RG
Recorded: Summer '80


additional information
This reissue was released in June 1988. The pressing itself was simply the previous Virgin pressing with the original catalogue number scratched out. The lyric sheet wasn't reproduced and the LP was simply inserted in a plain white sleeve. The glossy outer sleeve was the first Virgin issued with a OVED 211 sticker hiding the original catalogue number.








empires and dance: budget reissue mc

tracks
1-1. I Travel(3:56)
1-2. Today I Died Again(4:39)
1-3. Celebrate(5:03)
1-4. This Fear Of Gods(7:00)
2-1. Capital City(6:14)
2-2. Constantinople Line(4:44)
2-3. Twist/Run/Repulsion(4:38)
2-4. Thirty Frames A Second(5:14)
2-5. Kant-Kino(1:50)
2-6. Room(2:30)




catalogue
Virgin OVEDC 211


format
Black cassette with white labels in plastic case with colour insert.


release date
June 1988


credits
none


additional information
This release used new cassettes (now black with white text) with the original Virgin TCV V2247 inlay. A sticker with the new catalogue number was stuck to the spine artwork.








empires and dance: reissue cd

tracks
1. I Travel(3:56)
2. Today I Died Again(4:39)
3. Celebrate(5:03)
4. This Fear Of Gods(7:00)
5. Capital City(6:14)
6. Constantinople Line(4:44)
7. Twist/Run/Repulsion(4:38)
8. Thirty Frames A Second(5:14)
9. Kant-Kino(1:50)
10. Room(2:30)




catalogue
Virgin 0777 863832 2 CDV 2247
CDV 2247 51129D



format
CD in jewel case with 4 page booklet.


release date
May 1988


credits
All compositions published by EMI Publishing Ltd
All Lyrics: Kerr
Music: Simple Minds
Producer: John Leckie
Engineer: Jones


additional information
The artwork was the same as the original Virgin pressing (complete with the Side One and Side Two labels on the back of the sleeve). The only other addition to the artwork was the inclusion of a bar-code.