Sunday, 15 November 2009

You spin me right round......

One thing that has always interested me are the inscribed messages in the run out of a lot of records, ranging from the quirky, the philosophical, the obscene and to the just plain fucked up. Just one of the many things I love about vinyl, it adds a touch of identity to the records. Some of the ones I have come across on my collection:

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Darklands 12" WEA
A - "Verfaillie"
B - "William, Rona and the baby cats..."

Death in June - Operation Hummingbird 12" TESCO
A - "We're king process in reserve.."
B - "This is not a dream, this is a memory"

The Chameleons - What Does anything Mean? Basically 12" STATIK
A - "What does anything mean.."
B - " bastard!"

Christian Death - Only Theatre of Pain 12" FRONTIER
A - "Here kitty kitty kitty!"
B - *unrecognisable scrawlings*

X-mal Deutschland - Tocsin 12" 4AD
A - "Harte zeiten - Harte Herzen!"
B - "Townhouse"

Skeletal Family - Promised Land 12" RED RHINO
A - "Bilbo tape 1"
B - "Denis tape 1"

Witchfinder General - Friends of hell 12" PIC LP HEAVY METAL
A - "No comprehendy!"
B - "Think your best 15p"

My Dying Bride - Symphonaire Infernus Et Soera Empyrium 12" PEACEVILLE
A - "On tour with Autopsy in '92"
B - "Enjoy the Darkness"

Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead 12" SMALL WONDER
A - "Teeny"
B - "Weeny"

The Mission - Children 12" MERCURY
A - "For Hannah and Jessica..."
B - "... and the child's flight of fantasy"

Echo and the Bunnymen - Pictures on My wall 7" ZOO!
A - -
B - "The revenge of Voodoo Billy"

A Place to Bury Strangers - I Know I'll See You 7" ROCKET GIRL
A - "Total sonic annihilation"
B - -

Alien Sex Fiend - Dead and Buried 7" ANAGRAM
A - "Stiff your Stereo and Knacker Your Needle"
B - -

Anyone who has any information on the meaning of any of these please leave a comment.

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