THE WONDER STUFF

Albums recorded by The Wonder Stuff, with release dates and UK CD availability.

 

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The Eight Legged Groove Machine

08/88

New

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Hup

10/89

New

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Never Loved Elvis

06/91

New

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Construction For The Modern Idiot

10/93

New or Used

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If The Beatles Had Read Hunter...The Singles [compilation]

09/94

New

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Live In Manchester

07/95

New or Used

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Love Bites & Bruises [rarities, B-sides, live tracks & demos]

11/00

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Cursed With Insincerity [live]

06/01

New

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Welcome To The Cheap Seats - The Greatest Hits Live

06/04

New

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Escape From Rubbish Island

09/04

New

11

Suspended By Stars

02/06

New

12

Live At The BBC

07/07

New

13

Live

02/08

New


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1) THE EIGHT LEGGED GROOVE MACHINE

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Red Berry Joy Town
No, For The 13th Time
It's Yer Money I'm After, Baby
Rue The Day
Give Give Give Me More More More
Like A Merry Go Round
The Animals And Me
A Wish Away
Grin
Mother And I
Some Sad Someone
Ruby Horse
Unbearable
Poison
Times Will Change [unlisted track]


Martin Gilks
Miles Hunt

(aka The Bass Thing)
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Bass

Guitar, Vocals

Pat Collier

2) HUP

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30 Years In The Bathroom
Radio Ass Kiss
Golden Green
Let's Be Other People
Piece Of Sky
Can't Shape Up
Don't Let Me Down, Gently
Cartoon Boyfriend
Good Night Though
Unfaithful
Them, Big Oak Trees
Room 410

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CD Issue

Martin Bell
Martin Gilks
Miles Hunt
Rob Jones
(aka The Bass Thing)
James Taylor
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

Banjo, Fiddle
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Bass

Organ
Guitar, Vocals

Pat Collier

3) NEVER LOVED ELVIS

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Mission Drive
Play
False Start
Welcome To The Cheap Seats
The Size Of A Cow
Sleep Alone
Donation
Inertia
Maybe
Grotesque
Here Comes Everyone
Caught In My Shadow
38 Line Poem


Martin Bell

Paul Clifford
Judith Fleet
Alison Gabriel
Martin Gilks
Miles Hunt
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Piano, Accordion, Programming
Bass
Cello
Violin
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals

Mick Glossop

4) CONSTRUCTION FOR THE MODERN IDIOT

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Change Every Light Bulb
I Wish Them All Dead
Cabin Fever
Hot Love Now!
Full Of Life (Happy Now)
Storm Drain
On The Ropes
Your Big Assed Mother
Swell
A Great Drinker
Hush
Sing The Absurd
Something For Sammy
[unlisted track, cassette & CD only]


Martin Bell

Paul Clifford
Martin Gilks
Nigel Hitchcock
Miles Hunt
Paul Pritchard
J Neil Sidwell
Steve Sidwell
Malcolm Treece
Pete Whittaker

Producer:

Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Accordion, Keyboards, Sitar
Bass
Drums, Percussion
Saxophone
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
French Horn
Trombone
Trumpet
Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards

Pat Collier, Mick Glossop

5) IF THE BEATLES HAD READ HUNTER...THE SINGLES

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Welcome To The Cheap Seats
A Wish Away
Caught In My Shadow
Don't Let Me Down, Gently
The Size Of A Cow
Hot Love Now!
Dizzy
Unbearable
Circlesquare
Who Wants To Be The Disco King?
Golden Green
Give Give Give Me More More More
Coz I Luv You
Sleep Alone
Full Of Life (Happy Now)
It's Yer Money I'm After, Baby
On The Ropes
It's Not True


Martin Bell
Paul Clifford
Wilfred Gibson
Martin Gilks
Nigel Hitchcock
Miles Hunt
Rob Jones
(aka The Bass Thing)
Kirsty MacColl
Anthony Pleeth
Paul Pritchard
Vic Reeves
J Neil Sidwell
Steve Sidwell
Bob Smissen
James Taylor
Malcolm Treece
Gavyn Wright

Producer:

Fiddle
Bass
Violin
Drums
Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Bass

Vocals
Cello
French Horn
Vocals
Trombone
Trumpet
Viola
Organ
Guitar, Vocals
Violin

Pat Collier, Mick Glossop, David Morris, Richard Willis

6) LIVE IN MANCHESTER

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Red Berry Joy Town
Cartoon Boyfriend
Inertia
Caught In My Shadow
Circle Square
Golden Green
Sleep Alone
Piece Of Sky
Welcome To The Cheap Seats
Size Of A Cow
Ruby Horse
That's Entertainment
Maybe
Mission Drive
Don't Let Me Down, Gently
Dizzy

Recorded live at The G-Mex Centre, Manchester,
England for BBC Radio 1's Evening Session on
11 December 1991


Martin Bell
Paul Clifford
Martin Gilks
Miles Hunt
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

Banjo, Fiddle, Keyboards
Bass
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar

7) LOVE BITES AND BRUISES

 
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Disc One
Down Here
I Am A Monster
Frank
How High?
Oh Dear, Dear Dierdre, Oh Deary
Meaner Than Mean
Sell The Free World
Jealousy
Happy:Sad
A Rave From The Grave
A Wonderful Day
Unbearable
Can't Shape Up, Again
Circle Square
Our New Song
Hit By A Car
Maybe [acoustic radio session]
Sing The Absurd [acoustic radio session]

 Disc Two
Professional Disturber Of The Peace
Whites
A Curious, Weird & Ugly Scene
Burger Standing
Flour Babies
Unrest Song
Just Helicopters
Trim Your Sails
Mission Drive [live]
On The Ropes [live]
Golden Green [live]
Fisherman's Blues [live]
Red Berry Joy Town [live]
No, For The 13th Time [live]
Ten Trenches Deep [live]
Ruby Horse [live]
Dizzy [live]


Martin Bell

Paul Clifford
Martin Gilks
Dugald Guthrie
Miles Hunt
Rob Jones
(aka The Bass Thing)
Vic Reeves
Malcolm Treece
Pete Whitaker

Producer:

Fiddle, Mandolin, Accordion, Keyboards
Bass
Drums
Mandolin
Guitar, Vocals
Bass, Melodica

Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards

8) CURSED WITH INSINCERITY

 
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Disc One
Canít Shape Up
A Wish Away
Unbearable
Full Of Life (Happy Now?)
Caught In My Shadow
Cartoon Boyfriend
Here Comes Everyone
Circlesquare
Golden Green
Welcome To The Cheap Seats
The Size Of A Cow
Red Berry Joy Town
Ruby Horse

Disc Two
Sleep Alone
Donation
Room 512, All The News Thatís Fit To Print
One The Ropes
Who Wants To Be The Disco King?
Ten Trenches Deep
Mission Drive
Give, Give, Give Me More, More, More
Itís Yer Money Iím After, Baby
No, For The 13th Time
Donít Let Me Down, Gently
A Song Without An End
Good Night Though

Recorded live at The Forum, Kentish Town,
London, England on 9-16 December 2000


Martin Bell
Martin Gilks
Miles Hunt
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

Banjo, Fiddle, Keyboards
Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar

9) WELCOME TO THE CHEAP SEATS - THE GREATEST HITS LIVE

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A Wish Away
Unbearable
Full Of Life (Happy Now)
Caught In My Shadow
Cartoon Boyfriend
Circle Square
Golden Green
Welcome To The Cheap Seats
The Size Of A Cow
Red Berry Joy Town
Ruby Horse
Sleep Alone
Who Wants To Be The Disco King
Ten Trenches Deep
On The Ropes
Give Give Give Me More More More
It's Your Money I'm After, Baby
Don't Let Me Down, Gently
Good Night Though

Recorded live at The Forum, Kentish Town,
London, England on 9-16 December 2000




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10) ESCAPE FROM RUBBISH ISLAND

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Escape From Rubbish Island
Bile Chant
Better Get Ready For A Fist Fight
Another Comic Tragedy
Was I Meant To Be Sorry?
Head Count
You Don't Know Who....
Back To Work
One Step At A Time
Loves Ltd


James Edwards
Bill Hunt
Miles Hunt

Luke Johnson
Geoff Kelly
Mark McCarthy
Matt Terry
Malc Treece

Producer:

Guitar
Organ
Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, Keyboards, Programming
Drums
Flute, Whistling
Bass
Backing Vocals
Guitar, Vocals

Matt Terry

11) SUSPENDED BY STARS

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Tricks Of The Trade
Last Second Of The Minute
We Hold Each Other Up
Blah Blah Lah Di Dah
Say It Ain't So
Angelica Maybe
Sun Goes Down On Manor Road
Long Time No See
Popular Choice
Give Us What We Want (And We'll Go Away)
Someone Tell Me What To Think
No One Tells 'Em Like You Do


Miles Hunt
Andres Karu
Mark McCarthy
Erica Nockalls
Malcolm Treece

Producer:

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

12) LIVE AT THE BBC

 
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Disc One
Mother And I
Poison
Ooh She Said
Rue The Day
Caught In My Shadow
Unbearable
Sing The Absurd
Red Berry Joy Town
Who Wants To Be The Disco King
Radio Ass Kiss
Mission Drive
Cartoon Boyfriend
Donation
Play
Circle Square
Cabin Fever
Room 410
A Wish Away
Piece Of Sky
Give Give Give Me More More More

Tracks 1-4: recorded for Janice Long
on 28 October 1987
Tracks 5-7: recorded for Mark Goodier
on 27 August 1991
Tracks 8-20: recorded live by the BBC at
the Reading Festival on 28 August 1992


 
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Disc Two
Change Every Light Bulb
Cabin Fever
On The Ropes
Mission Drive
Piece Of Sky
The Size Of A Cow
Donation
Here Comes Everyone
Who Wants To Be The Disco King?
Hot Love Now
Full Of Life (Happy Now)
Caught In My Shadow
I Wish Them All Dead
Welcome To The Cheap Seats
Golden Green
Don't Let Me Down Gently
It's Yer Money I'm After Baby
Unbearable
Good Night Though

Tracks 1-16: recorded live at The Granby Hall,
Leicester, England on 17 March 1994
Tracks 17-19: recorded live by the BBC at
The Phoenix Festival on 15 July 1994,
the band's last show before splitting

13) LIVE

 
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Disc One
Tricks Of The Trade
On The Ropes
Radio Ass Kiss
Blah Blah Lah Di Dah
Here Comes Everyone
Golden Green
Sun Goes Down On Manor Road
Donation
Last Second Of The Minute
Was I Meant To Be Sorry
Who Wants To Be The Disco King

Disc Two
Mission Drive
Angelica Maybe
Circlesquare
Don't Let Me Down Gently
Escape From Rubbish Island
Another Comic Tragedy
Great Drinker
The Size Of A Cow
Red Berry Joy Town
Unbearable
Poison

Recorded live at various festivals
around the UK during 2006




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