Crime and the City Solution (1985-1991)
Discography

by Leo Meijer and Maurice Maes

leo-hanneke@hetnet.nl - maes@iae.nl

Latest update: 30-8-1998

Many thanks to Aurelio Pasini, Kim Beissel, Hans Wyndaele, Anthony Burnell, Steve Evans, Ross Olson.


Band Members (thanks Kim Beissel)

  1. Sydney 1977-1978. (No official releases.)
  2. Melbourne 1979. (One officially released song!)
  3. Berlin/London 1985.
  4. Berlin, July 1987.

Discography

We are not listing non-exclusive C&CS songs on compilation albums.

2CA   1979 "Fast Forward 008/009", has Crime and the City Solution playing the
           song "Moments" recorded at the Seaview Ballroom, St Kilda, 21/8/79.
                    Fast Forward

12"   1985 "The Dangling Man"
                The Dangling Man
                The Last Day
                At The Crossroads
                Shakin' Chill
                    Mute 12 mute 036

lp    1985 "Just South Of Heaven" (mini-lp)
                Rose Blue
                The Coal Train
                Stolen & Stealing
                Five Stone Walls
                Trouble Come This Morning
                The Wailing Wall
                    Mute stumm 22

12"   1986 "The Kentucky Click/Adventure"
                Adventure
                It Takes Two To Burn
                The Kentucky Click
                    Mute, 12 mute 046

LP    1986 "Room Of Lights"
                Right Man Wrong Man
                No Money No Honey
                Hey Sinkiller
                Six Bells Chime
                Adventure
                Untouchable
                The Brother Song
                Her Room Of Lights
                    Mute stumm 36

CD    1986 "Room Of Lights/Just South Of Heaven", not all songs from the "Room
           Of Lights" LP are on the CD.
                Right Man Wrong Man
                No Money No Honey
                Six Bells Chime
                Adventure
                The Brother Song
                Her Room Of Lights
                Rose Blue
                The Coal Train
                Five Stone Walls
                The Wailing Wall
                Trouble Come This Morning
                The Dangling Man
                    Mute stumm 36

12"   1988 "On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain)/All Must Be Love"
                    Mute 12 mute 076

LP/CD 1988 "Shine"
                All Must Be Love
                Fray So Slow
                Angel
                On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain)
                Hunter
                Steal To The Sea
                Home Is Far From Here
                +CD+ On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain) 12" Version
                +CD+ All Must Be Love (early version)
                    Mute stumm 59

LP/CD 1988 "Wings Of Desire", soundtrack to the film by Wim Wenders
CA         in which "Six Bells Chime" is performed live. On the 
film       soundtrack is just the studio version.
           (German title of the film: "Der Himmel Uber Berlin"). 
           The French cd/lp of this is titled "Les Ailes Du Desir".  
                    Mute Records, IONIC 2
                    MILAN A 316 ("Les Ailes Du Desir")
                    MILAN FC 316 ("Les Ailes Du Desir" cassette)
                    Elektra/Nonesuch 9 79210-1 (US LP) 1989
                    Connoisseur video CR 003 (video)

video 1989 "Kings Of Independence", live recordings from Crime and
           the City Solution, Nick Cave and The Swans. 
           Hamburg, 15 August 87.
                All Must Be Love
                Steal To The Sea
                Grain Will Bear Grain             
                    STUD!O K7-001

12"/  1989 "The Shadow Of No Man"
CDs             The Shadow Of No Man
                Three/Four
                The Bride Ship
                +CD+ On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain)
                    Mute 94

LP/CD 1989 "The Bride Ship"
CA              The Shadow Of No Man
                The Greater Head
                Stone
                The Dangling Man
                Keepsake
                The Bride Ship
                Free World
                New World
                +CD+ Three/Four
                +CD+ The Bride Ship
                    Mute stumm 65

12"/   1990 "I Have The Gun"
CDs              I Have The Gun
                 Motherless Child (Dance Mix)
                 I Have The Gun (Woody Guthrie Mix)
                    Mute 114

CDs    1990 "I Have The Gun" Promo
                 I Have The Gun
                 I Have The Gun (Woody Guthrie Mix)
                    PRCD 8236-2 (Mute/Electra)

10"/   1990 "The Dolphins & The Sharks"
CDs              The Dolphins & The Sharks
                 The Sun Before The Darkness (instrumental)
                 On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain) (instrumental)
                 The Bride Ship (instrumental)
                    Mute 127

LP/CD  1990 "Paradise Discotheque"
CA              I Have The Gun
                The Sly Persuaders
                The Dolphins & The Sharks
                The Sun Before Darkness
                Motherless Child
                The Last Dictator I
                The Last Dictator II
                The Last Dictator III
                The Last Dictator IV
                    Mute stumm 78

LP/CD 1991 "Bis Ans Ende Der Welt", soundtrack of a Wim Wenders film.
           "Until The End Of The World" is a different rerelease.
                The Adversary
                    Warner Bros germany, 7599-26751-2, france WE 833
                    Warner Bros, 7599-26707-2

CD    1992 "Gas Food Lodging", this soundtrack contains 
                Sun Before Dawn (instrumental)
                    Mute, Ionic 9

LP/CD 1993 "The Adversary - Live", live recordings from Paris, New Morning
           19/12/90, and the band's last gigs at CBGB's NYC on 
           August 5 and 6, 1991.
                The Adversary (not live)
                Keepsake
                All Must Be Love
                The Last Dictator Part 1
                The Last Dictator Part 2
                The Dangling Man
                On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain)
                Angel
                The Dolphins & The Sharks
                The Bride Ship
                The Free World
                The Sun Before Darkness
                    Mute stumm 110

Covers of Crime and the City Solution Songs

10"   1992 "Lullabies" by Congo Norvell contains a cover of "Angel".
                    Fiasco, fsc 106

counter Crime and the City Solution fans since March 1, 1998.

Related place of interest: Nick Cave Collector's Hell
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