Absolute (Version) - Scritti Politti


Absolute (Version) (1984) (6'12) - Scritti Politti.
Written by Green Gartside.
Vocals: Green.
Synthesizers: Robbie Buchanan, David Frank and David Gamson.
Guitar: Paul Jackson, Jr.
Bass: Will Lee.
Drums: Steve Ferrone.
Backing Vocals: Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee and B.J. Nelson.
Recorded and Mixed at Power Station and Atlantic Studios, New York.
Engineered by Jason Corsaro and Lew Hahn.
Remixed by Gary Langan at Sarm Studios, London.
Arranged by David Gamson and Green Gartside.
Produced by Arif Mardin.
(P) & (C) 1984 Virgin Records Ltd.

Absolute (Version) appears on Side 2 of the Dutch 12" vinyl pressing of Absolute, Cat. No. 601 364.

Track listing for the Dutch 12" vinyl pressing of Absolute released in 1984 on Virgin Records. Cat. No. 601 364:

Side 1

1. Absolute / 4'16

Written by Green Gartside.
Vocals: Green.
Synthesizers: Robbie Buchanan, David Frank and David Gamson.
Guitar: Paul Jackson, Jr.
Bass: Will Lee.
Drums: Steve Ferrone.
Backing Vocals: Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee and B.J. Nelson.
Recorded and Mixed at Power Station and Atlantic Studios, New York.
Engineered by Jason Corsaro and Lew Hahn.
Arranged by David Gamson and Green Gartside.
Produced by Arif Mardin.
(P) & (C) 1984 Virgin Records Ltd.

Side 2

1. Absolute (Version) / 6'10

Written by Green Gartside.
Vocals: Green.
Synthesizers: Robbie Buchanan, David Frank and David Gamson.
Guitar: Paul Jackson, Jr.
Bass: Will Lee.
Drums: Steve Ferrone.
Backing Vocals: Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee and B.J. Nelson.
Recorded and Mixed at Power Station and Atlantic Studios, New York.
Engineered by Jason Corsaro and Lew Hahn.
Remixed by Gary Langan at Sarm Studios, London.
Arranged by David Gamson and Green Gartside.
Produced by Arif Mardin.
(P) & (C) 1984 Virgin Records Ltd.

The album version of Absolute appears on Cupid & Psyche 85, an album first released in 1985.

Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of Cupid & Psyche 85 released in 1985 on Warner Bros. Records. Cat. No. 1-25302:

Side A

1. The Word Girl / 4'24
2. Small Talk / 3'37
3. Absolute / 4'23
4. A Little Knowledge / 4'59
5. Don't Work That Hard / 3'57
Side B

1. Perfect Way / 4'31
2. Lover To Fall / 4'12
3. Wood Beez / 4'45
4. Hypotnize / 3'35

(P) 1985 Virgin Records Ltd.
(C) 1985 Jouissance Ltd.

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Front of record sleeve for Dutch 12" vinyl
pressing of "Absolute". Virgin Records. Cat.
No. 601 364. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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