BE BOP DELUXE

 

Albums recorded by Be Bop Deluxe, including release dates and UK & US
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TITLE

RELEASED

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Axe Victim

06/74

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Futurama

05/75

3

Sunburst Finish

02/76

4

Modern Music

09/76

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Live In The Air Age

07/77

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Drastic Plastic

02/78

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Radioland - BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert [aka Tremulous Antenna]

--/94

8

Tramcar To Tomorrow [John Peel Radio 1 Sessions]

08/98

9

Be Bop Deluxe At The BBC 1974-1978 [3CD & DVD box set]

09/13


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1) AXE VICTIM

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Axe Victim
Love Is Swift Arrows
Jet Silver And The Dolls Of Venus
Third Floor Heaven
Night Creatures

Rocket Cathedrals
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Jets At Dawn
No Trains To Heaven
Darkness (L'Immoraliste)






Robert Bryan
Nicholas Chatterton-Drew
Bill Nelson
Ian Parkin

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Drums, Percussion

Vocals, Guitar, Grand Piano
Guitar, Organ (Track 6)

Ian McLintock

2) FUTURAMA

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Stage Whispers
Love With The Madman
Maid In Heaven
Sister Seagull
Sound Track

Music In Dreamland
Jean Cocteau
Between The Worlds
Swan Song






Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion
Vocals, Bass, Percussion

Roy Thomas Baker

3) SUNBURST FINISH

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Fair Exchange
Heavenly Homes
Ships In The Night
Crying To The Sky
Sleep That Burns

Beauty Secrets
Life In The Air Age
Like An Old Blues
Crystal Gazing
Blazing Apostles






Andy Clark
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson

Ian Nelson
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Keyboards
Drums, Percussion
Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Tubular Bells
Alto Saxophone (Track 3)
Vocals, Bass, Percussion

John Leckie, Bill Nelson

4) MODERN MUSIC

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Orphans Of Babylon
Twilight Capers
Kiss Of Light
The Bird Charmers Destiny
The Gold At The End Of The Rainbow
Bring Back The Spark

Modern Music
Dancing In The Moonlight (All Alone)
Honeymoon On Mars
Lost In The Neon World
Dance Of The Uncle Sam Humanoids
Modern Music (Reprise)
Forbidden Lovers
Down On Terminal Street
Make The Music Magic






Andy Clark
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Keyboards, Percussion
Drums, Percussion
Vocals, Guitar, Percussion
Vocals, Bass, Percussion

John Leckie, Bill Nelson

5) LIVE IN THE AIR AGE

 
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Life In The Air Age
Ships In The Night
Piece Of Mine
Fair Exchange

Mill Street Junction
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Blazing Apostles

EP
Shine

Sister Seagull
Maid In Heaven






Andy Clark
Cabasa el Dubova
(aka Charlie Tumahai)
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Keyboards, Vocals
Cabasa (Overdub, Track 8)

Drums
Vocals, Guitar
Vocals, Bass, Percussion

John Leckie, Bill Nelson

6) DRASTIC PLASTIC

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Electrical Language
New Precision
New Mysteries
Surreal Estate
Love In Flames

Panic In The World
Dangerous Stranger
Superenigmatix (Lethal Appliances For The Home With Everything)
Visions Of Endless Hopes
Possession
Islands Of The Dead






Andy Clark


Simon Fox



Bill Nelson











Charlie Tumahai



Producer:

Synthesiser (Tracks 1-6,9,10),
Grand Piano (Track 4), Piano (Tracks 6-8),
Electric Piano (Tracks 8,11)
Drums (Tracks 3,5-8,10,11),
Drum Loops (Tracks 1,2),
Percussion (Tracks 2,4),
Whistling (Track 4), Noises (Track 5)
Vocals (Tracks 1-8,10,11), Guitar,
Synthesiser (Tracks 1,8),
Noises (Tracks 2-4,8), Piano (Tracks 3,4),
Cowbell (Track 3),
Tambourine (Tracks 3,6,10,11),
Mandolin (Tracks 4,9),
Drums & Bells (Track 4),
Cabasa (Tracks 4,11),
Train Whistle & Whistling (Track 4),
Percussion (Track 6),
Finger Cymbals (Track 9),
Marimba (Track 11)
Bass (Tracks 1-8,10,11),
Noises (Track 2),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1-3,8)

John Leckie, Bill Nelson

7) RADIOLAND - BBC RADIO 1 LIVE IN CONCERT (aka TREMULOUS ANTENNA)

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Life In The Air Age
Sister Seagull
Third Floor Heaven
Blazing Apostles
Maid In Heaven
Kiss Of Light
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Fair Exchange
Ships In The Night
Modern Music/Dancing In The Moonlight/
Honeymoon On Mars/Lost In The Neon World/
Modern Music (Reprise)
New Precision
Superenigmatix (Lethal Appliances For The Home With Everything)
Possession
Dangerous Stranger
Island Of The Dead
Panic In The World

Radioland...


Tremulous...




Andrew Clark
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Keyboards, Percussion
Drums, Percussion
Vocals, Guitar, Percussion
Bass, Vocals, Percussion

Jeff Griffin

 

Tracks 1-4: recorded at The Paris Theatre, London, England on 15 January 1976
Tracks 5-10 recorded at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, England on 20 October 1976
Tracks 11-16 recorded at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, England on 19 January 1978

8) TRAMCAR TO TOMORROW

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Third Floor Heaven
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Mill Street Junction
15th Of July (Invisibles)
Maid In Heaven
Stage Whispers
Sister Seagull
Blazing Apostles
Crying To The Sky
Peace Of Mind
Panic In The World
Love In Flames






Robert Bryan
Nicholas Chatterton-Drew
Andrew Clark
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Ian Parkin
Charlie Tumahai

Producer:

Bass (Tracks 1-4,8-12)
Drums

Keyboards (Tracks 5-7)
Drums (Tracks 5-7)
Vocals, Guitar
Guitar (Tracks 1-4,8-12)
Bass & Vocals (Tracks 5-7)

Tony Wilson

 

Tracks recorded for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show:
Tracks 1-4: recorded at Studio 1, Langham, London, England on 9 May 1974 and first broadcast on 23 May 1974
Tracks 5-7: recorded at Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 11 March 1975 and first broadcast on 17 March 1975
Tracks 8-10: recorded at Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 10 February 1976 and first broadcast on 23 February 1976
Tracks 11,12: recorded at Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 30 January 1978 and first broadcast on 6 February 1978

9) BE BOP DELUXE AT THE BBC 1974-1978

 
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CD One
Third Floor Heaven
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Mill Street Junction
15th Of July
Maid In Heaven
Stage Whispers
Sister Seagull
Lights
Life In The Air Age
Sister Seagull
Ships In The Night
Maid In Heaven
Third Floor Heaven
Blazing Apostles

CD Two
Maid In Heaven
Bring Back The Spark
Kiss Of Light
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Fair Exchange
Ships In The Night
Twilight Capers
Modern Music [medley]
Blazing Apostles

CD Three
Mill Street Junction
Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
Still Shining
New Precision
Superenigmatix
Possession
Dangerous Stranger
Islands Of The Dead
Panic In The World
Lovers Are Mortal
Love In Flames
Blazing Apostles
Superenigmatix
Panic In The World
Possession
Love In Flames

DVD
Maid In Heaven
Sister Seagull
Ships In The Night
Fair Exchange
Forbidden Lovers
Down On Terminal Street
New Precision
Superenigmatix
Possession
Dangerous Stranger
Islands Of The Dead
Lovers Are Mortal
Panic In The World






Robert Bryan
Andrew Clark
Nick Drew
Simon Fox
Bill Nelson
Ian Parkin
Charlie Tumahai


Producer:

Bass (CD Tracks 1-4)
Keyboards (CD Tracks 5-39, DVD 1-13)
Drums (CD Tracks1-4)
Drums (CD Tracks 5-39, DVD 1-13)
Vocals, Guitar
Guitar (CD Tracks 1-4)
Bass & Vocals (CD Tracks 5-39, DVD 1-13)

Michael Appleton (DVD Tracks 1-13),
Pete Dauncey (CD Tracks 15-23),
Jeff Griffin (CD Tracks 9-14, 27-35),
Tony Wilson (CD Tracks 1-8, 24-26, 36-39)

 

CD Tracks recorded live for the BBC:
Tracks 1-4: Studio 1, Langham, London, England on 9 May 1974 for John Peel's Radio 1 show and first broadcast on 23 May 1974
Tracks 5-8: Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 11 March 1975 for John Peel's Radio 1 show and first broadcast on 17 March 1975
Tracks 9-14: In Concert recorded at The Paris Theatre, London, England on 15 January 1976
Tracks 15-23: In Concert recorded at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, England on 20 October 1976
Tracks 24-26: Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 17 January 1977 for John Peel's Radio 1 show and first broadcast on 25 January 1977
Tracks 27-35: In Concert recorded at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, England on 19 January 1978
Tracks 36-39: Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, England on 30 January 1978 for John Peel's Radio 1 show and first broadcast on 6 February 1978
DVD Tracks recorded live for the BBC's:
Tracks 1,2: The Old Grey Whistle Test, broadcast on 19 July 1975
Tracks 3,4: The Old Grey Whistle Test, broadcast on 13 January 1976
Tracks 5,6: The Old Grey Whistle Test, broadcast on 16 November 1976
Tracks 7-13: Sight And Sound In Concert recorded at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, England on 19 January 1978 & broadcast on
4 February 1978