Propaganda - Wishful Thinking (LP, Album, Ltd) (Very Good Plus (VG+))


Media Condition:  Very Good Plus (VG+)
Sleeve Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)
Country:    UK  
Genre:       Electronic
Style:         Synth-pop

Very clean vinyl and labels. Sleeve has very, very light ring-wear, no splits or writing. With black inner.


Front cover:
(for the footsteps and heartbeats of the connoisseur) 
is disturbdances of five songs

Back cover:
Zas 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.

[this is the line-up of the Outside World tour, not the credits for the Wishful Thinking recordings 

There is a poem of Goethe in which these lines occur: 
"Und umzuschaffen das Gesschaffene 
Dass sich's nicht zum Starren waffne 
Wikt ewiges lebendiges Thun" 

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 

Individual track durations not listed on release.

℗ + © 1984/5 ZTT

℗ + © ZTT 1985

The stamped D shown in runouts stands for DMM, and indicates that EMI Records received a copper plate not a lacquer.

Some copies came with fold-out poster.


. Here: Disturbdances Of Songs By Propaganda 20:07
A1. Abuse 3:29
A2. Machined 6:54
A3. Laughed! 8:54
A4. Loving 0:46
. There: Disturbdances Of Songs By Propaganda 21:22
B1. Jewelled 7:48
B2. Loved 6:43
B3. Abuse 4:17
B4. Thought 2:42


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout ZAS 20 B-1U-1-1-X1 D
Matrix / Runout ZAS 20 A-1U-1-1 -X1 Copperman D
Matrix / Runout ZAS 20 B-1U-1-1
Matrix / Runout ZAS 20 A-1U-1-1 - Copperman D


Manufactured By Island Records
Copyright (c) ZTT
Phonographic Copyright (p) ZTT
Distributed By Island Records
Pressed By EMI Records

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