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street fighting years: mc

tracks
1-1. Street Fighting Years(6:26)
1-2. Soul Crying Out(6:07)
1-3. Wall Of Love(5:20)
1-4. This Is Your Land(6:22)
1-5. Take A Step Back(4:23)
2-1. Kick It In(6:11)
2-2. Let It All Come Down(4:56)
2-3. Mandela Day(5:45)
2-4. Belfast Child(6:42)
2-5. Biko(7:34)
2-6. When Spirits Rise(2:01)


catalogue
Virgin MINDSC 1


format
Black cassette with white type with colour inlay.


release date
May 1989


credits
produced by stephen lipson & trevor horn

charles burchill: acoustic & electric guitars
michael macNeil: piano, accordian & electronic keyboards
jim kerr: vocals
mel gaynor: drums
manu katche: drums
john giblin & stephen lipson: bass guitars
lisa germano: violin

special thanks to:
stewart copeland - "the rhythmatist"
lou reed for cameo vocal on this is your land (courtesy of sire/wea records)

additional musicians:
sidney thiam, abdul m'boup & leroy williams: percussion
william lithgow & sheena mckenzie: cellos
maureen kerr: pennywhistle & bodhran
roger sharp: bagpipes
john altman: orchestral arrangements
lorna bannon: backing vocals

managed by bruce findlay, robert white, jimmy devlin and sandra dods at "schoolhouse management", 63 frederick street, edinburgh

technical master: dougie cowan
engineers: heff moraes, robin hancock
assistant engineers: danton supple, martin plant
mastered by bob ludwig, masterdisk
all digitally recorded and mixed analogue - i.e. "dad"
nourishment: ying ho au yeung
logistics: paul kerr
co-ordination: jane ventom
talk and encouragement: willie richardson, simon draper, jon webster, steve ralbovsky & gil friesen, steve lewis, gary wathen and all our many friends at virgin and a&m records (america).

street fighting years song written in memory of victor jara.

made in scotland march '88 - march '89
studio drums provided by tama
photography by guido harari & nasa/science photo library
source of graphic: "the beauty of fractals" by peitgen richter design by assorted images


additional information
The colour inlay folded out to reveal the full album credits and colour photographs of Jim, Charlie and Mick.

A large number were produced so it's still plentiful today.







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