Discography

DISCOGRAPHY

Starry Eyes (Birch/Wicks) c/w Paint Her Face (Birch/Wicks)

November 1978

Produced by Will Birch and Dennis Weinreich

UK 45 The Record Company Cat No NB-2

Television Generation

November 1978

US Bootleg CD Popmeister POP-002

Rock And Roll Love Letter (Tim Moore) c/w Wives And Mothers Of Tomorrow (Birch/Wicks)

June 1979

A-side produced by Robert John Lange*

B-side produced by Mick Glossop

*An alternative version, produced by Mick Glossop, was ‘accidentally’ pressed on a limited number of copies of this 45.

UK45 Virgin Records VS247

Teenarama (Birch/Wicks) c/w Held Up High (Birch/Wicks)

June 1979

A-side produced by Robert John Lange

B-side produced by The Records/Dennis Weinreich

UK45 Virgin Records VS250

Shades In Bed

July 1979 (reissued on CD 2002)

UK Album Virgin Records V2122
Side One
Girl (Birch/Wicks/Brown) – Teenarama (Birch/Wicks) – Girls That Don’t Exist (Birch/Bull) – Starry Eyes (Birch/Wicks) – Up All Night (Birch/Wicks)
Side Two
All Messed Up And Ready To Go (Birch/Wicks) – Insomnia (Birch/Wicks) – Affection Rejected (Birch/Wicks/Gower) – The Phone* (Birch/Gower) – Another Star (Birch/Wicks)
Album produced by Robert John Lange and Tim Friese-Green, except *produced by Huw Gower for The Records
Bonus EP High Heels (12”)

Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?) (Secich/Bartolin) – See My Friends (Davies) – 1984 (California) – Have You Seen Your Mother Baby (Jagger/Richards)
EP produced by Huw Gower for The Records
Note: This album was released in the USA as ‘The Records’ with a different sleeve and running order.  Starry Eyes was the original 7” version and High Heels Bonus EP was 7”

Hearts In Her Eyes (Birch/Wicks) c/w So Sorry (Brown)

April 1980

A-side produced by Mick Glossop

B-side produced by Craig Leon

UK 45 Virgin Records VS330

Crashes

July 1980 (reissued on CD 2004)

UK Album Virgin Records V2155
Side One
Rumour Sets The Woods Alight (Birch/Wicks) – Hearts In Her Eyes* (Birch/Wicks) – I Don’t Remember Your Name (Birch/Wicks) – Man With A Girlproof Heart* (Birch/Bull) – The Same Mistakes (Birch/Wicks)
Side Two
Girl In Golden Disc (Birch/Wicks) – Spent A Week With You Last Night (Birch/Wicks) – Hearts Will Be Broken (Birch/Wicks) – The Worriers (Birch/Wicks) – Guitars In The Sky (Birch/Wicks)
Album produced by Craig Leon, except *produced by Mick Glossop
Note: This album was released in the USA with a different running order.

Imitation Jewellery (Birch/Wicks) c/w Your Own Soundtrack (Birch/Wicks)

1981

Produced by Will Birch assisted and Engineered by Alan Douglas
UK 45 Virgin Records VS442

Music On Both Sides

1982 (reissued on CD 2007)

UK Album Virgin Records V2206
Side One
Imitation Jewellery (Birch/Wicks) – Heather And Hell (Birch/Wicks) – Selfish Love (Birch/Wicks/Gent) – Clown Around Town (Birch/Wicks/Brown) – Not So Much The Time (Birch/Wicks)
Side Two
Keeping Up With Jones (Birch/Gent) – Third Hand Information (Birch/Wicks) – Real-Life (Brown) – King Of Kings (Birch/Wicks) – Cheap Detective Music (Birch/Gent/Whelan) – Everyday Nightmare (Birch/Wicks)
Produced by Will Birch assisted and engineered by Alan Douglas

A Sunny Afternoon In Waterloo

1987

German CD Waterfront Records/Line Music GMBH 9.00681

Demonstration Recordings: Night Driving/ Lovin’ In The Back Row/ Level In The Bottle/ You Changed The Lock/ In The Eyes Of A Blindman/ Third Degree Burns/ 36-24-36/ Living Out Of A Suitcase

Smashes, Crashes And Near Misses

CD 1988

UK CD Virgin Records COMCD13
USA CD Virgin Records CDOVD 456
Starry Eyes/ Girl In Golden Disc/ Teenarama/ Up All Night/ I Don’t Remember Your Name/ Girls That Don’t Exist/ Hearts Will Be Broken/ All Messed Up And Ready To Go/ Hearts In Her Eyes/ Girl/ Spent A Week With You Last Night/ Held Up High/ Rumour Sets The Woods Alight/ The Same Mistakes/ Selfish Love/ Not So Much The Time/ Affection Rejected/ Paint Her Face/ Imitation Jewellery/ Rock And Roll Love Letter

Smiles, Vibes & Harmony – A Tribute To Brian Wilson

CD 1990

US CD De Milo Records DM0004-2

Various Artists – features The Beach Boys’ Darlin’ by The Records

I Remember Your Name - A Tribute to The Records

CD 1996

I Remember Your Name – A Tribute to The Records

Spain CD Sonic Recordings SR-CD002
Various groups cover the entire Crashes album.
Mr Snoid – Los Potros – Ross – Malconsejo – Sunday Crime – Happy Losers –
Matamala – Crocodiles – Heartbeats – Los Huespedes Felices – Pop Machine 

Paying For The Summer Of Love

CD 2001

UK CD Angel Air SJPCD078
Demonstration Recordings: Teenarama/ Up All Night/ Wives And Mothers Of Tomorrow/ Girls That Don’t Exist/ Held Up High/ Coin Machine/ Starry Eyes/ All Messed Up And Ready To Go/ Insomnia/ Affection Rejected/ The Phone/ Hearts In Her Eyes/ Coca-Cola Jingle/ If I Write Your Number In My Book

Man With The Girl Proof Heart

US Bootleg CD