tindersticks 2

2 x 12″ vinyl and CD
UK release date: 3rd april 1995
Label: This Way Up
LP cat no: WAY 526 853-0
CD cat no: WAY 526 303-2
First run of vinyl copies included a one-sided 7” of ‘Plus De Liaisons’
There were also three limited editions (1000 of each) with different cover photos and different coloured text
Neil/Stuart cover- orange lettering [This 1.1X]
Dickon/Mark cover – green lettering [This 1.1.Y]
Dave/Al cover – yellow lettering [This 1.1Z]
all of which included the 7” Plus De Liasons
2CD remaster – June 2004, Island/Universal, 981 688-4


album credits

Recorded by Ian Caple
Mixed by tindersticks & Ian Caple
Written & arranged by tindersticks
String arrangements on: A Night In, Tiny Tears, Talk To Me, Travelling Light, Mistakes, and She’s Gone by tindersticks & Terry Edwards
Sleeve by Bartholomew & Windsor
Photography by Phil Nicholls
tindersticks outfitted by Timothy Everest, London

Performed by tindersticks with:
Trumpets, saxophones & French horns by Terry Edwards
Duet on Travelling Light sung with Carla Torgerson (courtesy of the Walkabouts)
Trombone on My Sister by Mike Kearsey
Cello on My Sister by Ben Chappell
My Sister whisper by Isabel Monteiro (courtesy of Drugstore & Go Discs)
Saw on My Sister & Vertrauen III by Biff Harrison
String quartet on El Diablo En El Ojo & She’s Gone – Anna Louise Child, Calina de la Mare, Lucy Wilkins & Sarah Willson
French translation & narration by Sendrine

Recorded at Conny’s Studio, Cologne May 19th – 15th
Abbey Road, London (strings) July 4th
Orinoco, London July 5th – 10th
Mixed back at the ranch July 11th – 17th and Townhouse III August 20th – 24th 1994
Sleepy Song was recorded live on one microphone at Abbey Road I on the night of June 30th, Recorded entirely on 3M 996 at 15 inches per second

String section on: A Night In, Tiny Tears, Talk To Me, Travelling Light & Mistakes:
Violins – Heather Broadbent, Vic Evans, Zilha Hawley, Suzanna Horne, Tanja Housten, Becky Leetch, Caroline Luckhurst, Kate Mackenzie, Suzannah Marsden, Jeff Moore, Julie Nicholau, Louise Walters, Amanda Westgarth & Lucy Wilkins
Violas – Hannah Biss, Maritza Bulcock, Ann Lousie Child, Kate Fraser & Samie Pullman
Cellos – Clare Parkholm, Annabelle Simmons, Andrew Skrimshire & Sarah Willson
Organised and conducted by Rosie Lindsell

To James, Dave B, Matt & Tris, a place in our hearts

remaster credits

tindersticks are Dave Boulter, Mark Colwill, Neil Fraser, Dickon Hinchliffe, Alastair Macaulay and Stuart Staples.
Cover Art by Suzanne Osborne and Stuart Staples
Layout at Youngs Design
Digitally Remastered by Tim Young at Metropolis
Project Co-ordination for Universal by Joe Black
Tape Research by Zoe Roberts at the Universal Tape Facility

Thanks to Dave Bedford, Paul Reidy, Claire Sugrue and Ian Youngs

← ‘recordings’

  • 2004 remaster disc 2
    The Bloomsbury Theatre 12.3.95
  • El Diablo En El Ojo
  • A Night In
  • Talk To Me
  • She’s Gone
  • No More Affairs
  • City Sickness
  • Vertrauen II
  • Sleepy Song
  • Jism
  • Drunk Tank
  • Mistakes
  • Tiny Tears
  • Raindrops
  • For Those…