Virgin SACDV 2364
50849153/5932322 01 50849153/5932322 D 01
Picture SACD with colour 8 page booklet in SACD jewel case.
Michael MacNeil piano and synthesisers
Charles Burchill guitars
Mel Gaynor drums and vocals
John Giblin bass guitars
Jim Kerr lead vocals
additional lead singer Robin Clark
backing vocals Michael Been of The Call, The Simms Brothers, Carlos Alomar
extra percussion on All The Things She Said Sue Hadjopoulos
produced by Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
engineered by Moria Marquis and Mark McKenna
assisted by Martin White
technical assistance Bob Schwall Judy Reeves and Bob Tis
studio crew Dougie Cowan and Paul Kerr
coordination Gemma Corfield and Debbi Caponetta
recorded at Townhouse Studios, London
mixed at Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York and Right Track Studios, New York City Summer '85
mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, New York City
nourishment Dora Carllyn, Randy Michaels and Albert Grossman
art by Mick Haggerty
photography by Anton Corbijn
thanks to Simon Draper, Jordan Harris, Ian Flooks Ian Copleland,
Dave Hill and The Pretenders, Alfred Bos,
Keith Forsey, Anton Corbijn, Barwell Court Rehearsal Studios and all
at Virgin Records Britain, Europe, Canada, New Zealand
and Australia and to Everyone at A&M Records USA
special thanks to Gemma Corfield, Mark Harvey and Steve Bramberg
very special thanks to Big Dan Yer Man and to
Robert White and
Jane Alison and all at Schoolhouse Management.
Mastered at Super Audio Mastering by Simon Heyworth.
The SACD version of Once Upon A Time was prepared using the
stereo remaster. Therefore there's little difference between the SACD mix and
that of the remaster.
The packaging is based on the mini-vinyl artwork of the
limited edition remaster. The credit and album information on the sleeve is
in many cases too difficult to read.