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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)
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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

Musicians

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

Tracks

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

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Richard Thompson: Across a Crowded Room—Live at Barrymoore's 1985

Richard Thompson: Across a Crowded Room—Live at Barrymoore's 1985 (RGM-0909)

Across a Crowded Room
Live at Barrymoore's 1985
Richard Thompson

Real Gone Music RGM-0901 (2 CD, UK, 2019)

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Original recording produced by Al Kooper;
Recorded live by Simon Tassano at Barrymoore's Music Hall, Ottawa, Canada, 10 April 1985;
Mixed at Regent Sound Studios, New York

2019 release produced by Bill Levenson, executive producer Gordon Anderson;
Mastered by Tom Lewis at Studio 1093, Athens, GA;
Tape transfers by Eliot Kissileff at Universal Studios, New York;
Tape research by Andy Skurrow at Universal Tape Vault, New York;
Liner notes by Scott Schindler;
Front cover photography by Dave Peabody;
Design by Tom D. Kline

Musicians

Richard Thompson: vocals, guitar;
Christine Collister: lead vocals [5], vocals, acoustic guitar;
Clive Gregons: lead vocals [13], vocals, rhythm guitar;
Rory McFarlane: bass;
Gerry Conway: drums

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Fire in the Engine Room (4.07)
  2. She Twists the Knife Again (3.18)
  3. Shoot Out the Lights (6.03)
  4. You Don't Say (4.31)
  5. Warm Love Gone Cold (7.18)
  6. Wall of Death (3.59)
  7. How I Wanted You (5.44)
  8. Little Blue Number (3.15)
  9. When the Spell Is Broken (6.19)
  10. Did She Jump or Was She Pushed (5.54)
  11. The Wrong Heartbeat (3.34)
  12. Band Introductions (1.56)
  1. Summer Rain (6.23)
  2. For Shame of Doing Wrong (7.56)
  3. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (4.00)
  4. Nearly in Love (4.29)
  5. Love in a Faithless Country (7.50)
  6. I Ain't Going to Drag My Feet No More (5.36)
  7. Tear-Stained Letter (8.45)
  8. Withered and Died (3.40)
  9. Skull and Cross Bones (4.26)

All tracks written by Richard Thompson except
Track 5 Peter Filleul;
Track 10 Richard & Linda Thompson;
Track 13 Clive Gregson;
Track 21 Barbara Morgan