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

Act

Laughter, tears and rage


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Type: Album

Format: 12" vinyl

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: ZQLP1


Release date: 27 June 1988

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Sleeve design: T&CP associates

Artwork

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Vinyl sleeve: Front

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Vinyl sleeve: Back

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Vinyl slipcase: Front

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Vinyl slipcase: Back

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Vinyl label: Side 1

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Vinyl label: Side 2

Printed tracklisting

  1. Absolutely immune
  2. Chance
  3. Laughter
  4. I can’t escape from you
  5. Short story
  6. Under the nights of Germany
  7. Gestures
  8. A friendly warning
  9. Certified
  10. Where love lies bleeding
  11. Theme from laughter
  12. Snobbery & decay

Actual tracklisting

Side 1

  1. Absolutely immune 04:37
  2. Chance 04:22
  3. Laughter 03:58
  4. I can’t escape from you 03:06
  5. Short story 00:32
  6. Under the nights of Germany 04:35

Side 2

  1. Gestures 04:00
  2. A friendly warning 03:25
  3. Certified 04:30
  4. Where love lies bleeding 03:20
  5. Theme from laughter 01:02
  6. Snobbery & decay 05:06

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

Sleeve Notes

Outer sleeve: Front

Claudia Brücken · Thomas Leer

(Act logo)

Laughter, Tears and Rage

Outer sleeve: Back

ZQLP1

Laughter, Tears and Rage

(Act logo)

one

Absolutely immune

Chance

Laughter

I can’t escape from you

Under the nights of Germany

pause

two

Gestures

A friendly warning

Certified

Where love lies bleeding

Snobbery and decay

I had made up my mind not to lift a finger

He’s lying now and I know it, but what the hell

grace under pressure

‘sur la férocité des blondes’

performed by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson except Chance produced by Trevor Horn, Laughter produced by Greg Walsh and A friendly warning produced by Act

listen, we’ve got to do—do something, do you understand

grace under pressure

weiss der himmel, warum ich mich so elend fühle

how else has the world changed

cover photography by Russell Young

(ZTT logo)

Manufactured in Germany. Pressé en Allemagne. Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf

(Warner logo) A Warner Communications Company

Inner sleeve: Back

side one

Absolutely immune

sung by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson

a starting point: our hero chooses to live and discover the enemy

Chance

produced by Trevor Horn

“how else has the world changed”

Laughter

produced by Greg Walsh

then this happens

I can’t escape from you

sung by Claudia Brücken

produced by Stephen Lipson

“who do you go on making dreams?”

Under the nights of germany

produced by Stephen Lipson

what language did I speak

pause

end of part one

side two

Gestures

sung by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson

caught in a cage between heaven and hell

A friendly warning

produced by Act

“all happiness consists of a certain quantity of something—and no more”

Certified

produced by Stephen Lipson

then this happens

Where love lies bleeding

produced by Stephen Lipson

“I had made my mind up—there was only one thing left to do”

Snobbery and decay

sung by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson

strings arranged by David Bedford

“lifestyles of the rich and famous/look at them, who can blame us…”

Laughter Tears and Rage

(Act logo)

ZCLP 1

engineers: Bob Kraushaar, Heff Moraes and Renny Hill

photography: Russell Young, Tobi Corney and Patrick Lichfield

design: David A. Jones, Mark A. Higenbottam, Martyn Atkins T&CP Assoc.

copy: Peter Frith, Tim Wiedner

hats: Petra Wüstner

additional music: Andy Gill, Betsy Cook, Luis Jardim, Pablo Cook, Phil Palmer, Neil Hubbard and Michael Dempsey

contact: Zang Tuum Tumb, 111 Talbot Road, London W11

Label: Side 1

Absolutely immune

(Brücken-Leer)

Chance

(Leer-Brücken)

Laughter

(Brücken-Leer)

I can’t escape from you

(Brücken-Leer)

Short story

Under the nights of germany

(Brücken-Leer)

ZQLP 1

(Act logo)

(ZTT logo)

Laughter, Tears and Rage

side one

performed by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson except Chance produced by Trevor Horn and Laughter produced by Greg Walsh. published by Perfect Songs Ltd. except Chance published by Perfect Songs Ltd./Complete Music

℗ 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

© 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

except Absolutely immune

℗ 1987 ZANG TUMB TUUM

© 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

33⅓ RPM Stereo

Manufactered in Germany, Pressé en Allemange, Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf

Label: Side 2

Gestures

(Brücken-Leer)

A friendly warning

(Brücken-Dempsey-Leer)

Certified

(Leer-Brücken)

Where love lies bleeding

(Brücken-Leer)

Theme from laughter

Snobbery and decay

(Leer-Brücken)

ZQLP 1

(Act logo)

(ZTT logo)

Laughter, Tears and Rage

side two

performed by Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer

produced by Stephen Lipson, except A friendly warning produced by Act

published by Perfect Songs Ltd.

℗ 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

© 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

except Snobbery and decay

℗ 1987 ZANG TUMB TUUM

© 1988 ZANG TUMB TUUM

33⅓ RPM Stereo

Manufactered in Germany, Pressé en Allemange, Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf