ZANG TUMB TUMB DISCOGRAPHY “…which deny the freedom of the flesh…”

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

The power of love


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Type: Single

Format: 12" vinyl

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: 12ZTAS5

Series: Deified Action series no. 5


Release date: 9 November 1984

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 01/12/1984) 3; 1; 3; 5; 6; 7; 10; 20; 35; 45; 64; x; 64; 88; x; 90; 92; x; 91; 98; 92


Sleeve design: XL Design; ZTT


Notes: Initial issues of this single came in an outer hearts and crosses envelope. The painting featured on the coverart is 'Assumption of the Virgin' (1516-18) by Tiziano Vecellio (aka Titian).

Artwork

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Vinyl sleeve: Front

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Vinyl sleeve: Back

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Vinyl sleeve envelope: Front

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Vinyl sleeve envelope: Back

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Vinyl label: Side A

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Vinyl label: Side B

Printed tracklisting

  1. The power of love
  2. The world is my oyster
  3. Scrapped and trapped
  4. Holier than thou

Actual tracklisting

Side A

  1. The power of love (Extended version) 09:28

Side B

  1. The world is my oyster (Scrapped) 01:38
  2. Holier than thou (Part 1) 01:08
  3. The world is my oyster (Trapped) 02:29
  4. Holier than thou (Part 2) 04:10
  5. The power of love (Instrumental version) 02:27

Occasionally the tracklisting printed on the sleeve art of a release isn’t 100% accurate. Tracks may be missing, mixes unspecified or misnamed. For this reason a more accurate actual tracklisting is shown alongside the printed tracklisting.

Sleeve Notes

Outer sleeve: Front

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FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

the POWER OF LOVE

‘love is the light scaring darkness away’

Outer sleeve: Back

12ZTAS 5 ‘Gott mit uns’

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The Third Single

sung by holly johnson

composed by frankie goes to hollywood

produced by trevor horn

assistant producer: steven lipson

assistant engineer: bobby kraushaar

strings arranged by anne dudley

co-ordination: zang tumb tomb records

eased out of the shadow of the dome of pleasure

The Power Of Love

“I’ll protect you from the hooded claw keep the vampire from your door.”

The World Is My Oyster

(scrapped): an innocent version plucked from the ztt vaults: Holly knows it’s all white.

(trapped): a guilty insight into the american compromise: Ped tells you how.

Holier Than Thou: hear frankie goes to hollywood place their faith in you.

packed by xlztt ‘cross your heart’

the third single is number five in zang tumm tumb’s deified action series. ‘Men are bits of paper, whirled by the cold wind’[1]

photography: anton corbijn: portraits, germany.

joe Stevens: yes, hollywood well…

“It is nice to be important, it is nice to be recognised, it is nice to be first. But the only way for everyone to be first is to have a nation that wants to be first in peace, first in justice and first in love!”

“A christian says: “If all were good, all would be happy!” A socialist says: “If all were happy, all would be good!’ A lama says: “If all were like me, happiness and goodness would not matter.” A humanist says: “Happiness and goodness need more analysis!” This last is the least deniable view.”

“We all like to be loved or hated: it is a sign that we shall be remembered, that we did not ‘not exist’. For this reason, many unable to create love have created hate. That too is remembered.”[2]

“Freud to his fiancé: ‘The only thing that makes me suffer is being in a situation where it is impossible to prove my love to you’.”[3]

“Why don’t you tell me that you love me.”

“I looked at the whole of his (or her) face, of his body, dispassionately: the eyelashes, the toenails, the slenderness of the eyebrows, and lips, the enamel of the eyes, a beauty spot, a way of stretching out the finger when smoking. I was fascinated —fascination in point of fact merely an extreme form of detachment—by this kind of coloured, glazed, vitrified figurine in which I could read, in total incomprehension, the cause of my desire.

“And Gide: Everything in her behaviour seems to say: since he no longer loves me, nothing matters to me. Now I still loved her, and in fact I never loved her so much: but it was no longer possible for me to prove it to her. That was much the worst thing of all!”[4]

“But oh! that deep romantic chasm which slanted down the green hill athwart a cedarn cover! A savage place! as holy and enchanted As e’er beneath a waning moon was haunted by woman wailing for her demon lover!”[5]

“Of course, to Unamuno one may say that the universe is unjust: and to Pannenberg one may say that the essence of man cannot be fulfilled and is self-frustrating:This is possible, and it may be that the intensity of life and the phenomonon of hope are alike illusory guides to man’s final destiny. It seems clear, however, that this question of the destiny of the individual is inseperable from the question about ultimate reality. If the universe is absurd and godless, then there is no final destiny for the individual. But if the universe is a meaningful process in which God, Transcendence or Being is realizing creative possibilities in finite beings,then it is reasonable to hope that whatever of value is so realised will not be finally lost!”

“Words, what are they? One tear will say more than all of them!”[6]

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Label: Side A

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12 ztas 5-a

the a side 12/stereo forty five rpm

frankie goes to hollywood “the power of love” (johnson-o’toole-gill-nash)

and

“the world is my oyster” (johnson-o’toole-gill-nash)

published by perfect songs ltd produced by trevor c horn assisted by steven lipson

assistant engineer: bob kraushaar

℗&© 1984 zangtuumtumb ‘leave the rest to the lazy’

twelveztas five imagine!

UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCASTING AND COPYING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED. ALL RIGHTS OF THE MANUFACTURER AND OF THE OWNER OF THE RECORDED WORK RESERVED.

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Label: Side B

(Island logo)

12 ztas 5-b

the b side 12/stereo forty five rpm

frankie goes to hollywood “scrapped and trapped” (fgth-ztt)

and

“holier than thou” (fgth-ztt)

published by perfect songs ltd produced by trevor c horn assisted by steven lipson

assistant engineer: bob kraushaar

℗&© 1984 zangtuumtumb ‘no rest for the best’

twelveztas five imagine!

UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCASTING AND COPYING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED. ALL RIGHTS OF THE MANUFACTURER AND OF THE OWNER OF THE RECORDED WORK RESERVED.

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