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

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Welcome to the pleasure dome

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Type: Album

Format: 12" photo disc vinyl ×2

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: NEAT1

Series: Washed Action series no. 5; IQ series no. 1

Release date: 29 October 1984

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: Album-UK: (Starting 4/11/1984) 1; 2; 4; 5; 6; 5; 6; 6; 5; 6; 8; 12; 13; 16; 21; 15; 23; 33; 27; 27; 14; 9; 9; 7; 13; 18; 18; 25; 32; 31; 37; 39; 41; 50; 58; 64; 61; 88; 72; 66; 76; x; 79; 82; 92; 80 (29/9/1985) 59; 79; 67; 90; 78; 89 (26/1/1986) 90 (24/8/1986) 94; 97; 85; x; 99; 54; 83 (12/2/1995) 62; 95; 37; 24; 38; 36; 76 (23/2/1997) 96 (18/4/2010) 79
Album-USA Billboard 200: (Peak 15/12/1984) 33
Single-UK: (Starting 24/03/1985) 5; 2; 2; 5; 12; 24; 39; 56; 69; 72; 72; x; 85; 88
Single-USA Billboard Top 100: (Starting 6/4/1985) 84; 66; 56; 51; 48; 48; 58; 93
Single-USA Billboard Dance Single Sales: (Peak 4/5/1985) 22
Single-USA Billboard Dance Club Songs: (Peak 1/6/1985) 31

Sleeve design: XL Design; ZTT

Photographer: Peter Ashworth; Anton Corbijn


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Vinyl photo disc: Front

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Vinyl photo disc: Back

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Vinyl photo disc: Front

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Vinyl photo disc: Back

Printed tracklisting

  1. Well…
  2. The world is my oyster
  3. Snatch of fury
  4. Welcome to the pleasure dome
  5. Relax (Come fighting)
  6. War (…and hide)
  7. Two tribes (For the victims of ravishment)
  8. Ferry (Go)
  9. Born to run
  10. San José (The way)
  11. Wish (The lads were here)
  12. Including the ballad of 32
  13. Krisco kisses
  14. Black night white light
  15. The only star in heaven
  16. The power of love
  17. Bang…

Actual tracklisting

Side 1

  1. The world is my oyster (Including Well, Snatch of fury) 01:57
  2. Welcome to the pleasure dome 13:40

Side 2

  1. Relax (Come fighting) 03:56
  2. War (…and hide) 06:15
  3. Two tribes (For the victims of ravishment) 03:28
  4. “Orgasms become the most mystified state of feeling…” 00:35

Side 3

  1. Ferry cross the Mersey (Go) 01:49
  2. Born to run 03:59
  3. San José 03:10
  4. Wish (The lads were here) 02:48
  5. The ballad of 32 04:49

Side 4

  1. Krisco kisses 02:58
  2. Black night white light 04:08
  3. The only star in heaven 04:16
  4. The power of love 05:32
  5. Bang 01:07

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

a souvenir







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Outer sleeve: Gatefold


nash: guitar

“something we’ve done will go down as an all time classic.”

ped: drums

“i’m not Bryan Ferry.”

holly: voice

“no-one has the right to tell me it’s immoral or selfish or wrong to do what i do”

mark: bass

“so really, i’m never honest. ever.”

paul: dance

“i think i know that life is going to be quite short so i want to spend it the way i want to.”

Tell me where you want to go heavens above and hells below the pleasure seekers are dying to me ya they need young blood the angels can take you there you’d better beware of devil may care.

“Love of fame, fear of disgrace, schemes for advancement, desire to make life comfortable and pleasant, and the urge to humiliate others are often at the root of the valour men hold such high esteem.”

Outer sleeve: Back


Andy’s world is crumbling fast in retrospect of white light silver clouds and heroes on the wall Movicold coca cola Mahler Strauss and Mickey Mouse.

Label: Side 1

“Imagination could never invent as many and varied contradictions as nature ahs put into each person’s heart.”


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Label: Side 2

HERE hey frankie hey (this side)

relax (fgth)

war (whitefield-strong)

two tribes (fgth)

perfect songs ltd

jobete music (uk) ltd

neat 11b

THERE may frankie may (that side)

well (fgth-richards)

the world is my oyster (fgth)

snatch of fury (marsden)

welcome to the pleasure dome (fgth)

perfect songs ltd

dick james music ltd

neat 11a

stereo 33⅓ r.p.m.




Produced by Trevor C Horn

Assisted by Steven Lipson

Additional engineering; Bob Kraushaar, Stuart Bruce

Musicians: Jonathan Jeczalik, Andrew Richards, Louis Jardim, Anne Dudley, Steven Lipson, Steve Howe, (Howe courtesy of Geffen Records)

Mastered by Ian Cooper

Co-ordination: Zang Tuum Tumb Records. “It is the traditional task of the prophet to denounce systems of rule and life which deny the freedom of the flash or the imagination.”

Necessary information: unauthorised public performance broadcasting and copying of this record prohibited all rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved.

℗+© 1984 zang tuum tumb (excite)

Necessity: the zen master was asked the solemn question — what is buddah? He took off his sandal, put it on his head, and walked away


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Label: Side 3

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“victims turn away the manipulators.”

“we’ve seen what it’s like.”

“do you think i’m a complete darling?”

“i just have a laugh and people respect me for that.”

“we used to pretend ‘Relax’ was about motivation and it really was.”

Label: Side 4

THERE fray frankie fray (that side)

fury (marsden)

born to run (springsteen)

san jose (bacharach-david

wish the lads were here inc

balled of 32 (fgth)

dick james music ltd

zomba music ltd

carlin music corp

perfect songs ltd

neat 12a

HERE day frankie day (this side)

krisco kisses (fgth)

black night white light (fgth)

the only star in heaven (fgth)

the power of love (fgth)

perfect songs ltd

neat 12b

stereo 33⅓ r.p.m.

produced by Trevor C Horn “all that?”

assisted by Steven Lipson “all what?”

performed by FRANKIE

“sorry for forcing…”

design of this souvenir by XL ztt “gasping for breath in a desperate place.”

Photography: black + white by anton corbijn colour by peter ashworth

Actors: Christopher Barrie, David Frost, Patrick Allen and Paul Morley

this souvenir accepts its place as part of number 5 in Z.T.T.’S washed Action Series

“Vary pleasure incessantly (never more than two hours at the same task) and from these successive pleasures make on continual pleasure.”

“Pleasures will be sensual in the after life.”

Necessary information…


℗+© 1984 zang tuum tumb (excite)


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