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Richard Thompson: Across a Crowded Room

Richard Thompson: Across a Crowded Room (BGO BGOCD139)

Across a Crowded Room
Richard Thompson

Polydor 825421-1/2 (LP/CD, UK, 1985)
BGO Records BGOCD139 (CD, USA, 1992)

You Don't Say
Richard Thompson

Polydor PRO 338-1 (promotional 12" single, UK, 1985)

Richard Thompson: You Don't Say (Polydor PRo 338-1)

Produced by Joe Boyd;
Recorded by Jack Nuber at RAK Studios, London, in September-October 1984;
Mixed by Greg Jackman and Jerry Boys;
Assistant entineer Chris Dickie;
Remastered for BGO at Sound Recording Technology, Cambridge, in 1992;
Front cover photography by Phil Smee and Donato Cinicolo;
Cover design by Phil Smee at Waldo's


Richard Thompson: lead vocals, lead guitar;
Simon Nicol: 12-string Rickenbacker and nylon-strung guitar;
Bruce Lynch: bass;
Dave Mattacks: drums, percussion, keyboards;
Alan Dunn: accordion;
Pete Thomas: tenor saxophone;
Dave Bitelli: baritone saxophone;
Philip Pickett: shawm, crumhorn, sopranino recorder and symphony;
Christine Collister and Clive Gregson with Phil Barnes: backing vocals


Side 1Side 2
  1. When The Spell Is Broken (4.31)
  2. You Don't Say (3.35)
  3. I Ain't Going to Drag My Feet No More (4.22)
  4. Love in a Faithless Country (5.55)
  1. Fire in the Engine Room (3.39)
  2. Walking Through a Wasted Land (4.01)
  3. Little Blue Number (3.04)
  4. She Twists the Knife Again (3.12)
  5. Ghosts in the Wind (5.39)

All tracks written by Richard Thompson