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

Act

Snobbery & decay


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Type: Single

Format: 7" vinyl

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: ZTAS28

Series: Action series no. 28


Release date: 5 May 1987

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 16/5/1987) 80; 68; 60; 77; x; x; 92; 94


Sleeve design: Intact

Photographer: Anton Corbijn; Anwar Hussein

Artwork

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Vinyl sleeve: Front

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Vinyl sleeve: Back

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Vinyl label: Side A

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Vinyl label: Side B

Printed tracklisting

  1. Snobbery & decay
  2. Poison

Actual tracklisting

The A Side

  1. Snobbery & decay (Single mix) 04:07

aka: 7"

The B Side

  1. Poison (Single mix) 03:56

aka: 7"

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

ACT

Snobbery & Decay

Outer sleeve: Back

champagne dreams and caviar wishes…

“act one” Introducing ACT, a stainless Zang Tuum Tumb fantasy. Snobbery & Decay is a duet between Claudia Brücken and Thomas Leer. The song is taken from the Leer-Brücken musical ‘Name Dropping (songs from beyond the me-decade)’. Produced by Stephen Lipson. Recorded at Sarm West February/March 1987. Orchestral arrangement for Snobbery & Decay by David Bedford. Act photographed by Anton Corbijn. Sleeve designed by Intact. Turban by Graham Smith. Cover: Mr. Entertainment sent from heaven. Quentin Crisp photographed by Anton Corbijn. Voices and instruments: Martina Martina (as Martina), Carll Sexx, Claudia Brücken, Thomas Leer, Rose ‘Voice’ Franken, SENSATION. Special guest: Synclavier. Contact: 111 Talbot Road London West Eleven. Snobbery & Decay as a single is number 28 in the action series. Emotional 12" versions include Poison, (Theme From) Snobbery & Decay, the That’s Entertainment mix-extension and the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice composition I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You. Claudia Brücken wears Channel. Thomas Leer uses Akai. ‘This is the age of entertaining.’

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the A side

Snobbery & Decay

the B side

Poison

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ZTAS28

Label: Side A

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the A side

ACT

Snobbery & Decay

(Leer-Brücken)

℗ Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

© Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

ZTAS 28

so stereo

at 45rpm

produced: Stephen Lipson

published: Perfect Songs Ltd.

played: Act

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

“life”

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Label: Side B

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the B side

ACT

Poison

(Leer-Brücken)

℗ Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

© Zang Tuum Tumb 1987

ZTAS 28

so stereo

at 45rpm

produced: Stephen Lipson

published: Perfect Songs Ltd.

played: Act

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

“death”

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