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


Snobbery & decay


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Type: Single

Format: Compact disc

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: CID28

Series: Action series no. 28

Release date: 4 May 1987

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 10/5/1987) 80; 68; 60; 77; x; x; 92; 94

Sleeve design: Intact

Photographer: Anton Corbijn; Anwar Hussein


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Compact disc sleeve: Outside

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Compact disc sleeve: Inside

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Compact disc: Label

Printed tracklisting

  1. Snobbery & decay (Extended, for Stephanie Beacham)
  2. I’d be surprisingly good for you
  3. Poison
  4. Snobbery & decay (Theme from…)

Actual tracklisting

  1. Snobbery & decay (Extended, for Stephanie Beacham) 08:31
  2. I’d be surprisingly good for you 04:10
  3. Poison 03:55
  4. Snobbery & decay (Theme from…) 03:21

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



Snobbery & Decay

Outer sleeve: Gatefold

“we are the objects of your suave entrapment.”

Outer sleeve: Back

CID 28


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“emotional highlights from Snobbery & Decay”

1. Snobbery & Decay

extended, for Stephanie Beacham

2. I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You

3. Poison

4. (Theme From) Snobbery & Decay

played by Chris Senior

Tracks 1, 3 and 4 taken from the Leer-Brücken musical “Name Dropping”

Track 2 taken from the Lloyd Webber-Rice musical “Evita”

Produced by Stephen Lipson.

String arrangements on tracks 1+2 by David Bedford

Musicians: Carll Sexx, Martina Martina as Martina, Claudia Brücken, Thomas Leer, Rose “Voice” Franken, Sensation. Sleeve: Intact. Compact painted by Andy Lukehurst

Special guest: Synclavier. Photography: Anton Corbijn

Claudia Brücken wears Chanel. Thomas Leer uses Akai.

Action 28: also available on record and cassette


Emotional Highlights from

Snobbery & Decay†




(Lloyd Webber-Rice)



CID 28

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorised public performance broadcasting or copying of this record prohibited.

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published by Perfect Songs Ltd. †

published by Evita Music Ltd.°

produced by Stephen Lipson

played by Act

℗ Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

© Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

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