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Artist:Swell Maps
Label:  Rough Trade
Country:UK
Catalogue:RT 021
Date:Sep 1979
Format:7"
Collection:  I Own It     I Want It 
Community:15 Own
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TrackArtistTitleComposerProducerArrangerRating
A1Swell MapsReal ShocksNikki SuddenSwell MapsSwell Maps9.0  Rate
B1Swell MapsMonologuesNikki, PhonesSwell MapsSwell MapsRate
B2Swell MapsEnglish VerseNikki, PhonesSwell MapsSwell MapsRate


Notes

Picture sleeve.
Co-release with Rather records.

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Comments
 
albert
9th Nov 2013
 Deadwax messages on 2nd pressing, a-side: "Lets Have Another Wimpy", b-side: "Dail A Trilobite" (sic).
By the way, I believe the front cover is meant to be a guitar amp straining under the noise of Swell Maps, so the writing should be to the left going vertically.
 

 
andychr
5th Nov 2012
 Laminated, full colour sleeve added.

The non-laminated 'pastel' sleeve came with the first 2000 copies. Apparently, a repressing was needed because the sound quality of the initial run wasn't up to scratch (no pun intended).

Those early pressings also feature a slightly longer version of 'English Verse'. The original tape had been damaged prior to repressing and the song needed to be faded early.
 

 
janiejjones
2nd Jul 2012
 Deadwax A: A wimp song for raincoats B: Dai - a geology specimum
 

 
casinosoul
30th Jan 2012
 B side tracks are reversed on my copy
 

 
casinosoul
16th Jan 2012
 could never work out which way round this sleeve should be!!.....does the washing machine/fridge/tv/microwave/whatever it is stand on the cloud with 'swell maps' up the left or as here with 'swell maps' across the top. I've plumped with the former now 'cos the back cover is that way up too! i'm sure others will go with what's here as, to be fair, it does look like a microwave/tv at this angle. one of my fave pic sleeves because of it's ambiguity. I think both sleeves are card as my copy is the pastel version with address on card and not paper. This shows the more vibrant version with no address also on card

http://img.inkfrog.com/click_enlarge1.php?image=IMG_0647.JPG&username=finylvinylnyc&aid=968543291
 

 
kokodog
1st Jul 2011
 Also, the Rather address info isn't on the laminated ones.
 

 
febake
30th Jun 2011
 Yes, two sleeves exist...I think the pastel one is paper (and rarer) the darker co our sleeve is laminated
 

 
cumbriamylord
31st Mar 2010
 Two different sleeves, I think; one pastel shaded, one more strident.
 


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