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

Propaganda

Wishful thinking


Type: Album

Format: Compact cassette

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: CZAS20

Series: Action series no. 20


Release date: 17 November 1985

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 23/11/1985) 82; 98


Sleeve design: ZTT and Contract 3

Photography: John Stoddart; Peter Brown


Printed tracklisting

  1. Abuse
  2. Machined
  3. Laughed
  4. Loving
  5. Jewelled
  6. Loved
  7. Abuse
  8. Thought

Actual tracklisting

Side 1

  1. Dr. Mabuse (Abuse) 03:29

aka: Mabusa

  1. p:Machinery (Machined) 06:53

aka: Spring tag

  1. Sorry for laughing (Laughed) 08:54
  2. The murder of love (Loving) 00:46

aka: Chinese water garden tag

Side 2

  1. Jewel (Jewelled) 07:48
  2. The murder of love (Loved) 06:42
  3. Dr. Mabuse (Abuse) 04:16

aka: Mabusa

  1. Disziplin (Thought) 02:09
  2. p:Machinery (Thought) 00:32

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


Sleeve Notes

Inlay: Outer

(for the footsteps and heartbeats of the connoisseur)

‘WISHFUL THINKING’

is disturbdances of five songs

by

PROPAGANDA

DISTURBDANCES

1/Abuse

2/Machined

3/Laughed

4/”Jewelled”

5/”Loved”

czas twenty: “wishful thinking”: sarm studio disturbdances of 5 PROPAGANDA songs

39 studio hours of bending, repeating, arranging and editing by Robert Kraushaar and Paul Morley from original material produced by S.J. Lipson and T.C. Horn for the long player ‘A Secret Wish’. Tape operator: paul wright.

Produced in a limited edition by Z.T.T. Records and Japes for Island Records U.S.A. and released in Europe as a souvenir of PROPAGANDA’S autumn 1985 outside world “tour.” Propaganda performed by claudia brücken (vocals) susanne freytag (vocals) and michael mertens (percussion) with the assistance of derek forbes (bass) brian mcGee (drums) kevin armstrong (guitar). Not in performance: ralf dorper.

There is a poem of Goethe in which these lines occur:

“Lind umzuschaffen das Gesschaffene Dass sich’s nicht zum Starren waffne Wikt ewiges lebendiges Thun.”[1]

which can be roughly translated:

“and refashioning the fashioned lest it stiffen into iron is work of endless vital activity.”

photography: john stoddart, peter brown.

sleeve designed by ZTT and contract 3 at 20 in the action series.

cover painting: brücken.

(ZTT logo)

CZAS 20

PROPAGANDA

WISHFUL THINKING

(Island logo)

(Dolby logo)

WHERE:

DISTURBDANCES OF SONGS BY PROPAGANDA

abuse/machined/laughed/loving: 20'07"

TEAR:

jewelled/loved/abuse/thought: 21'22"

Inlay: Inner

UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCASTING AND COPYING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED. ALL RIGHTS OF THE MANUFACTURER AND THE OWNER OF THE RECORDED WORK RESERVED.

Propaganda music written up by Michael Mertens, Ralf Dorper, Claudia Brücken and Susanne Freytag and published by Perfect Songs Ltd. [‘Mabuse’: Dorper/Mertens/Thein] laughed—a piece originally written by Paul Haig + Malcolm Ross, copyright controlled.

Wishful Thinking: reproductions by R. Kraushaar + P. Morley of original material produced by S.J. Lipson + T.C. Horn. ℗+© 1984/5 ZTT


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Ralf Dörper

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