Discography of Gun Club releases featuring
Kid Congo Powers

by Andy Sztehlo

a.sztehlo@agora.stm.it

Latest update: 5-2-1999

Note: Only first vinyl/cassette releases and first CD releases/reissues are included in detail, for other issues record labels only are shown.

SINGLES (7", 10", 12", CD) - LONG PLAYERS (LP, CD, CA) - VARIOUS ARTISTS COMPILATIONS - VIDEO

SINGLES (7", 10", 12", CD)

THE BREAKING HANDS
UK          7"    RED RHINO    RED89        03/1988
  1 sided promo handwritten sleeve
THE BREAKING HANDS/CRABDANCE/NOBODY'S CITY
UK          12"   RED RHINO    REDT89       03/1988
USA         12"   Fundamental
Germany     12"   WSFA
  Breaking Hands remixed
  The b-sides were reissued on 2/13/62 CD reissue of Mother Juno
THE GREAT DIVIDE/CRABDANCE/ST. JOHNS DIVINE PT 2 (INSTR. REMIX)
France	    7"    NEW ROSE     NEW142       1990
UK          12"   FIRE         BLAZE47T     10/09/1990
France      12"   NEW ROSE
Germany     12"   WSFA
France      CD    NEW ROSE     NEW 143      1990
Germany     CD    WSFA
  2nd version of Crabdance
PASTORAL HIDE + SEEK/BLACK HOLE
France	    7"    NEW ROSE     NEW162       1991
PASTORAL HIDE + SEEK/BLACK HOLE/EMILY'S CHANGED(LIVE)
France	    3"CD  NEW ROSE     NEWCD162     1991
Germany  5"/3"CD  WSFA         CDSF118      1991  Different artwork!
CRY TO ME/GIVE UP THE SUN
USA         7"    SFTRI        SFRI 261     06/1993
  on black or clear red vinyl
  Kid features on b-side, recorded live at Pandora's Box festival 22/09/84

LONG PLAYERS (LP, CD, CA)

BIRTH DEATH GHOST
UK          LP    ABC          ABCLP1       02/02/1984
UK          CD    ABC/REVOLVER ABCD1        04/89
  Pre dates Gun Club, Creeping Ritual live in LA in 1981.  
  Kid plays guitar on all tracks.
FIRE OF LOVE
USA         LP    RUBY         ?            1982     Yellow/white sleeve
FRANCE      CD    NEW ROSE     ROSE8CD      01/1986  Incl. picture booklet
  Kid cowrote "For The Love Of Ivy" with Jeffrey Lee Pierce, but
  does not appear on any tracks
  LP also issued on Beggars Banquet (UK), New Rose (France), 
  Slash/Warners (USA) and Big Time/EMI (Australia)
  CD also reissued on Slash/Warners (USA)
DESTROY THE COUNTRY
USA         LP    NOT JAZZ     GCL 331/2    1984
  Live semi official bootleg, recorded in Florence, Italy, 26/11/83. 
THE LAS VEGAS STORY
USA         LP    ANIMAL       APE 6006     1984     With lyric sleeve
USA         CD    ANIMAL/IRS   X213064      06/1990  Digitally remastered
USA         CA   ANIMAL        APEC 6006    1984
  Cassette includes "Secret Fires", not on LP/CD.
  LP also issued on Animal/Chrysalis (UK, Germany) and Passport/Chrysalis(Canada)
MOONLIGHT MOTEL
FRANCE      LP    SUPERB       229174       1985
  Live Bootleg recorded at various TV shows/ gigs during 1983 and 1984.  
  Kid features on Bad Indian, Eternally is Here, Bad America, The Stranger 
  in our Town, Gila Monster New Mexico, Preaching The Blues, 
  The Fire of Love and She's like Heroin to me recorded at 
  The Pandoras Box festival, De Doelen, Holland 22/09/84 and 
  broadcast by VPRO radio Holland.  He also is present on 
  Eternally is Here and Moonlight Motel recorded live on the 
  Channel 4 Tube TV show, Newcastle, England on 19/10/84.
TWO SIDES OF THE BEAST
UK          LP    CASTLE  COMM DOJOLP8      13/07/1985
  Compilation LP. Kid is on Walking with the beast, Eternally is here 
  and The Las Vegas Story, all from that LP, and 6 tracks from the 
  Birth, Death, Ghost LP. 
DANSE KALINDA BOOM
HOLLAND     LP    MEGADISC     MD7979       12/1985 with two different covers 
HOLLAND     CD    SOLID        527500120    01/1993 sleeve is different from LP
  Official live LP recorded at the Pandoras Box festival 22/09/84 and 
  recorded by VPRO Radio, Holland.  Feautres 3 tracks not on Moonlight 
  Motel LP, which in turn features 3 tracks not featured on this LP.
  CD also reissued on Triple X (USA) and Whats so funny about ? (Germany).
LIVE
ITALY       CD    OBLIVION     ORCD9106     1991
  Live Bootleg of Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland 1/5/87 show.
MOTHER JUNO
UK          LP    RED RHINO    REDLP84      19/10/1987 Picture inner sleeve
UK          CD    RED RHINO    REDCD84      19/10/1987
  LP also issued/reissued on Fundamental (USA), Danceteria (France) and 
  Whats so funny about? (Germany).
  CD also reissued on Solid (UK and Holland), Whats so funny about? (Germany) 
  and 2/13/61/Thirsty Ear (USA).
PASTORAL HIDE & SEEK
UK          LP    RED RHINO    REDLP84      19/10/1987 Picture inner sleeve
UK          LP    FIRE         FIRE28       10/1990
UK          CD    FIRE         FIRECD28     10/1990 Includes "Eskimo Blue Day" not on LP. 
  LP also issued on Solid (Holland), New Rose (France) and 
  Whats so funny about (Germany).
  CD also issued/reissued on Solid (UK and Holland), New Rose (France), 
  Whats so funny about (Germany) and 2/13/61/Thirsty Ear (USA).
DIVINITY
HOLLAND     2x12" SOLID       527900910     06/1991 in single sleeve
HOLLAND     CD    SOLID       527900920     06/1991 includes "St John's Divine" remix
  4 studio tracks, one remix from Pastoral and three live tracks recorded in Paris.
  LP also issued on New Rose (France) and Whats so funny about ? (Germany). 
  CD also issued/reissued on Solid (UK), New Rose (France), 
  Whats so funny about ? (Germany) and 2/13/61/Thirsty Ear (USA)
IN EXILE
USA         CD    TRIPLE X    51103/2       08/1992
  Compilation CD of material from Mother Juno, Pastoral Hide and 
  Seek and Divinity. Includes the track Pastoral Hide and Seek (previously 
  unreleased), and an unnoted remix of Yellow Eyes.
AHMED'S WILD DREAM
HOLLAND     CD    SOLID       527500220     11/1992 Live in Utrecht, Tivoli 25/3/1992
  CD also issued/reissued on Solid (UK), Whats so funny about ? (Germany) 
  and Triple X (USA, under title Live)
A FULMINANT LIVE ACT
HOLLAND     CD    ?           CD3/136               Live in Holland, 3/92 
  Bootleg, songs different from Ahmed's Wild Dream)

VARIOUS ARTISTS COMPILATIONS

BEAUTY IN THE UNDERWORLD
HOLLAND     LP    VERA        VERA001       1990
  Includes Sex Beat live at Groningen, Vera 7/12/86 + studio excerpt
THE RETURN OF THE FURIOUS SWAMPRIDERS
GERMANY     CD    INDIGO/STRANGEWAYS  ?     03/1992 Paper Gatefold Sleeve
   Includes "I Hear Your Heart Singing" (from Ahmed's Wild Dream)

VIDEO

VARIOUS-NEW ROSE ON VIDEO
FRANCE      VIDEO NEW ROSE     ?             ?
    Includes Sty. John's Divine promo video
THE GUN CLUB - PREACHIN' THE BLUES
UK          VIDEO VISIONARY    JE276        02/1995 Numbered limited edition.
    Live at Manchester hacienda 26/10/84.  Available as PAL/NTSC/SECAM VHS. 

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