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My Picture Gallery - The Artpop! Recordings
Artist: The Times
Format: CD


Label: Cherry Red
Rel. Date: 12/03/2021
UPC: 5013929111790

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1. You Can Get It
2. I'm with You
3. Your Generation
4. Pinstripes
5. Dressing Up for the Cameras
6. Red with Purple Flashes
7. The Jokes on Zandra
8. Nowhere to Run
9. No Hard Feelings
10. My Andy Warhol Poster
11. Man from Uncle
12. Reflections in An Imperfect Mirror
13. Red with Purple Flashes (1981 7" Single Version)
14. Biff! Bang! Pow! (1981 7" Single Version)
15. My Andy Warhol Poster
16. Pinstripes
17. The Joke's on Zandra
18. Nowhere to Run
19. No Hard Feelings
20. You Can Get It
21. Theme from Man from Uncle
22. Reflections in An Imperfect Mirror
23. My Andy Warhol Poster (Teenage Filmstars "McGoohan" Sessions)
24. Spoken Word: "Joe, Dan and Me... Before the Creation Contxt"
25. Picture Gallery
26. Biff! Bang! Pow!
27. It's Time!
28. If Now Is the Answer
29. A New Arrangement
30. Looking at the World Through Dark Shades
31. I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape
32. Pop Goes Art! (Melody in Mono)
33. Miss London
34. The Sun Never Sets
35. Easy As Pie
36. This Is Tomorrow
37. Have You Seen the Beautiful People
38. This Is Tomorrow (Alternative Ending)
39. Picture Gallery (Teenage Filmstars "McGoohan" Sessions) the Sun Never Sets (Teenage Filmstars "McGoohan" Sessions) Easy As Pie (
40. Theme from "Dangerman"
41. I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (1982 7" Single Version) Theme from Dangerman (Alternative Session Take)
42. Goodbye Piccadilly (October 1981 Version)
43. I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (A Splash of Colour Version)
44. Spoken Word: "I Haven't Seen Him... in Anybody Else" Speech: Edward Ball December 1999
45. This Is London
46. Goodbye Piccadilly
47. Whatever Happened to Thamesbeat
48. If Only
49. Big Painting
50. Goodnight Children Everywhere
51. The Party
52. Stranger Than Fiction
53. (There's a) Cloud Over Liverpool
54. Will Success Spoil Frank Summit?
55. The Chimes of Big Ben
56. This Green and Pleasant Land
57. Here Come the Holidays
58. Three Cheers for the Sun
59. All Systems Are Go!
60. Up Against It (Long Version)
61. Big Painting
62. (Alternative Session Take)
63. Whatever Happened to Thamesbeat? (Alternative Session Take)
64. This Is London (Alternative Session Take)
65. All Systems Are Go! (Alternative Session Take)
66. Radiate
67. Blue Fire
68. Victory Drums
69. Everything Turns to Black and White
70. Boys Brigade
71. Where the Blue Begins
72. Public Reaction Killed This Cat
73. Faith
74. Things We've Learnt
75. Kulturshock
76. Power Is Forever
77. Stop in the Name of Love
78. Tears on a Rainy Sunday
79. I'll See You in My in My Dreams
80. Power Is Forever (Alternative Session Take)
81. Biff Bang Pow (Live in Germany 1985)
82. Red with Purple Flashes (Live in Germany 1985)
83. Up Against It
84. Last Tango for One
85. Boys About Town
86. Garden in the Moonlight (Love Theme for McTurk and Rowena) WPC Boon
87. Most Modern Woman in the World
88. Jacks Revolution
89. Ladies of the Cause
90. Mutiny in the British Empire
91. Escape!
92. She's a Professional
93. It's Cabaret Time! 13 the War
94. The Wedding Song
95. David Jones (Is on His Way)
96. Victim
97. Song for Joe Orton
98. London Boys
99. Dada Europe (I'm So Cut Up About You)
100. Oranges and Lemons
101. Dial L for Love
102. Britannia Sleeps Tonight Something Like the Truth
103. (Where to Go) When the Sun Goes Down
104. Times TV
105. Think Big!
106. Housewives Law
107. The Third Wave
108. The American Way
109. Winning Hearts and Minds
110. Cousin Frank Goes to Hollywood
111. Enjoy
112. Dream Now (Young America) 13 Times Radio
113. When the Talking Had to Stop
114. Trailer from Enjoy
115. The Polite Force
116. El Aragua
117. Pick It Up
118. Times Television Sting
119. If Only (Live at the 100 Club 1987)
120. (There's a) Cloud Over Liverpool (Live at the 100 Club 1987)
121. I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (Thanks for the Trip Dad)

More Info:

 Six CD box set containing the complete recordings released between 1981 and 1986 by Edward Ball's indie mod band The Times including their albums 'Go! With The Times' (recorded 1980 but released in 1985), 'Pop Goes Art!' (1982), 'This Is London' (1983), 'Hello Europe' (1984), 'Up Against It' (1986) and 'Enjoy' (1986). Also includes The Times' rare 1981 debut single 'Red With Purple Flashes' / 'Biff! Bang! Pow!' which has sold for over £300 on Discogs and was named as one of the top five mod revival singles in MOJO magazine. Bonus tracks include The Times' legendary take on the 'Theme From Dangerman', a cover of David Bowie's 'London Boys', tracks from the 12" EPs 'I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape' (1983), 'Blue Period' (1985), 'Boys About Town' (1986) and 'Times TV' (1986) and an alternative version of perhaps their most famous song 'I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape' (inspired by cult TV series The Prisoner) taken from the 'A Splash Of Colour' compilation that celebrated the early 1980s psychedelic revival. Edward Ball was a member of cult band The Television Personalities alongside his school friend Dan Treacy before leaving to concentrate on The Times. Treacy plays guitar on the 'Pop Goes Art!' album which was originally released on Dan and Ed's Whaam! Records before being reissued on Edward's Artpop! Label. The Whaam! Label set up by Edward Ball with the Television Personalities' Dan Treacy and Ball's own Artpop! Label were a direct inspiration for Alan McGee to set up Creation Records who signed Edward Ball in 1988. McGee was a fan of The Times and the 'Pop Goes Art!' and 'This Is London' albums and they inspired his own band Biff Bang Pow! #and Creation Records. The 1986 album 'Up Against It' is the soundtrack to Joe Orton's rejected screenplay for The Beatles that was staged by Edward Ball and Mood Six's Tony Conway at a West London theatre. Edward Ball has approved the box set and has contributed notes alongside MOJO and Record Collector writer Lois Wilson. The albums 'This Is London', 'Hello Europe' and 'Enjoy' make up the 'Frank Summit' trilogy, an ambitious work with the scope of 'Tommy' or 'Quadrophenia' that foretells Brexit and the rise of right wing leaders such as Donald Trump.