I Was In Chains (Extended Mix) (1985) (9'00) - Paul Young.
Written by Gavin Sutherland.
Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions Ltd.
(P) 1984 CBS Records Ltd.
"When we did this track (I Was In Chains), I was influenced by Ry Cooder's acoustic period, in particular his soundtrack to The Long Rider, where he explored early American folk music - the kind of thing the cowboys might have been playing and listening to. I wanted to have those Celtic overtones on I Was In Chains and we explored the idea of getting The Chieftains in, but I couldn't believe how much they were quoting to do it! So we thought, 'Sod that, we'll recreate it', and if anything, it probably benefits from that." - Quote by Paul Young, May 2013, from the liner notes for the 2-CD collection, Remixes And Rarities, Cherry Pop Records, Cat. No. CRPOPD128, released in 2013.
I Was In Chains appears on the 1985 album, The Secret of Association.
Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of The Secret of Association released in 1985 on Columbia Records. Cat. No. AL-39957:
1. Bite The Hand That Feeds / 4'28
2. Everytime You Go Away / 5'23
3. I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down / 5'06
4. Standing On The Edge / 4'36
5. Soldier's Things / 6'20
1. Everything Must Change / 5'34
2. Tomb of Memories / 3'53
3. One Step Forward / 3'42
4. Hot Fun / 4'25
5. This Means Anything / 3'13
6. I Was In Chains / 5'43
Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions.
(P) 1985 CBS Records.
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|Side 2 of U.K. cassette tape of "The Secret of |
Association". CBS Records. Cat. No. 40-26234.
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