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league of nations


composers
Lyrics: Kerr
Music: Simple Minds


publisher
© EMI Music Publishing


background
League Of Nations was hurriedly recorded as the B-side for The American. It was never really completely finished, really only being a melodic idea and a fragment of an instrumental.

It was fleshed out more during their live shows, and a recording from Hammersmith Odeon became a bonus track on the Sweat In Bullet single.

The live version included extra lyrics (which can be heard on the Sweat In Bullet single). Unfortunately it's very difficult to make them out.


"I can remember playing this song at Glasgow Apollo in years gone by. A great early Minds track and no mistake."

Derek Forbes
www.derekforbesmusic.com
June 2016




lyrics
League Of Nations.
League Of Nations.
Relief.
Relief.
League Of Nations.
League Of Nations.
Relief.
Relief.
Relief.

Relief.
Relief.
Relief.
Relief.
League Of Nations.



discography
Album Version (4:55)
Producer: Steve Hillage
Engineer: Hugh Jones


The American 12" single Sons And Fascination/Sister Feelings Call Limited Edition LP Sister Feelings Call LP Sons And Fascination MC Sons And Fascination Canadian LP Sister Feelings Call MC Sons And Fascination MC (Virgin Budget Reissue) Themes Volume One Theme Two: The American CD Theme Two: The American MC Sons And Fascination Remaster Promo CD Sons And Fascination Remaster Limited Edition CD Sons And Fascination Remaster CD Themes 1-4 Promo CDR Themes Volume One - Five X5 Sister Feelings Call Promo CD X5 Five Album Set The Vinyl Collection (79,84)

Live Version (25th September 1981) (6:14)
Recorded: Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK
Engineer: Chris Porter

Sweat In Bullet 7" double-pack single Sweat In Bullet 12" single Themes Volume One Theme Four: Sweat In Bullet CD Theme Four: Sweat In Bullet MC Themes 1-4 Promo CDR Themes Volume One - Five X5 Sister Feelings Call Promo CD X5




live history
Sons And Fascination Tour: 1981