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

Art of Noise

That was close

Type: Single

Format: Compact cassette

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: CTIS106

Series: Incidental series no. 176; Singlette series no. 106

Release date: 28 January 1985

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 6/1/1985) 78; 62; 41; 45; 44; 45; 46; 46; 43; 38; 30; 21; 10; 9; 8; 10; 21; 34; 54; 70; x; 82
USA Billboard Black Singles: (Peak 4/8/1984) 23
USA Billboard Dance Club Songs: (Peak 4/8/1984) 4

Sleeve design: XL Design; ZTT

Photography: AJ Barratt

Printed tracklisting

  1. Beat box (Diversion eight)
  2. Beat box (Diversion two)
  3. Closest
  4. Close-Up
  5. Close (to the edit)
  6. Closed

Actual tracklisting

Programme identical on both sides of the cassette

  1. Beat box (Diversion eight) 02:05
  2. Close (to the edit) 05:33
  3. Closest 00:43
  4. Close-Up 07:37
  5. Close (to the edit) (Edit) 03:26
  6. Closed 01:30

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

Inlay: Outer


by the art of noise



The time is about

You’re there!

1 The Art Of Noise just could not sleep.

2 This is the story of a hit: the story of how a piece of music fell together, fell in, fell over, fell apart, went missing, came back, found it’s place… on this cassette the art of noise broadcast the movement of composition… show off some details… drive on… the story is… how to move closer to your audience.

3 In the beginning there was a pile of drum and a pase for breath… divert to consider… and so there was Diversions Two… which got caught folding and contracted itself into Close (To The Edit)… this expanded into Close-Up… far from the hedge… (smile)…

4 This cassette closes Close. A Best Of Close… Closest Hits… Close Enough… noel coward wore nice close… come closer…

5 The Art Of Noise, played by The Art Of Noise, just could not stop.

6 The ‘That Was Close’ cassette was compilted by the Thursday Morning Middle Fingers. (Would you like to be strong and healthy?)

photography: a.j. barratt packaged: xlztt

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CTIS 106




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This singlette is number seventy seven in the Incidental Series. Are you there? Fans are now beginning to ask the Incidental Series for it’s autograph. Iy says thankyou, if you’re there.

Inlay: Inner

Sorry… can’t stop.

Art Of Noise Disc-Graph

Unauthorised public performance broadcastin and copying of this cassette prohibited. All rights of the manufacturer and the owner of the rec orded work reserved.

That Was Close (the story of a hit, the story of how a piece of music felt well) contains Diversion Eight, Diversion Two, Closest, Close-Up, Close (To The Edit) and Closed. All music composed by Art Of Noise, produced by Art Of Noise. ‘Close enough?’ Published by Perfect Songs Ltd — Unforgettable Songs Ltd


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