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BRONSKI BEAT


Steve Bronski: keyboards
Larry Steinbachek: percussion
Jimmy Somerville: vocals (May 1984 to Sep 1985)
John Jon (real name John Foster): vocals (Nov 1985 to 1986)


May 1984 7"/12" Smalltown Boy
    Smalltown Boy 3.58 [single version] / Memories 2.55 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 1)

    Smalltown Boy 9.00 [extended version] // Infatuation/Memories 7.38 (12": BITEX 1)

summer (?) 1984 free magazine MC RAGING SPOOL
Sep 1984 7"/12" Why?
    Why? 3.55 / Cadillac Car 3.54 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 2)

    Why? (Extended Mix) 7.44 / Cadillac Car 7.28 (12": BITEX 2)

    Why? (Remix) 5.13 // Smalltown Boy (Extended Version) 9.01 / Cadillac Car 3.54 (12": BITER 2)

Oct 1984 LP/CD THE AGE OF CONSENT
  1. Why? 4.02
  2. Ain't Necessarily So 4.34
  3. Screaming 4.13
  4. No More War 3.52
  5. Love & Money 5.08

  6. Smalltown Boy 5.02
  7. Heatwave 2.41
  8. Junk 4.17
  9. Need a Man Blues 4.19
  10. I Feel Love/Johnny Remember Me 5.59 (LP: Forbidden Fruit, BITLP 1)

    1984 CD bonus tracks:

  11. Smalltown Boy (Full 12" Version) 9.05
  12. Why? (Full 12" Version) 7.44 (CD: Forbidden Fruit, 820 171-2)
    1996 CD:
  1. Why? 4.02
  2. Ain't Necessarily So 4.34
  3. Screaming 4.13
  4. No More War 3.52
  5. Love & Money 5.08
  6. Smalltown Boy 5.02
  7. Heatwave 2.41
  8. Junk 4.17
  9. Need a Man Blues 4.19
  10. I Feel Love/Johnny Remember Me 5.59
  11. Bronski Beat & Marc Almond: I Feel Love (Vocal - Cake Mix) 8.23
  12. Run from Love 8.14 [from HUNDREDS & THOUSANDS]
  13. Hard Rain 7.52 [from HUNDREDS & THOUSANDS]
  14. Memories 2.55 [B-side Smalltown Boy]
  15. Puit D'Amour 1.37 [B-side I Feel Love]
  16. Heatwave 5.44 [extended version from HUNDREDS & THOUSANDS] (London Records, 3984 28195-2)
    2012 2-CD - CD 1: THE AGE OF CONSENT & BONUS
  1. Why? 4.02
  2. Ain't Necessarily So 4.34
  3. Screaming 4.13
  4. No More War 3.52
  5. Love & Money 5.08
  6. Smalltown Boy 5.02
  7. Heatwave 2.41
  8. Junk 4.17
  9. Need a Man Blues 4.19
  10. I Feel Love/Johnny Remember Me 5.59
  11. Smalltown Boy (Original Single Version) 3.58
  12. Why? (Remix) 5.10
  13. I Feel Love Medley (The Source Mix) 10.05 [= extended remix?]
  14. It Ain't Necessarily So 5.22 [extended]
  15. Red Dance 6.53 [B-side 12" It Ain't Necessarily So]
    CD 2: HUNDREDS & THOUSAND & BONUS
  1. Heatwave 5.44
  2. Why? 6.17
  3. Run from Love 8.14
  4. Hard Rain 7.52
  5. Smalltown Boy 5.54
  6. Junk 6.14
  7. I Feel Love (Fruit Mix) 8.24
  8. Hard Rain 4.15 (early/demo version) [from 7" NME Readers' Poll Winners '84]
  9. Screaming (demo) 4.06 [from various artists cassette Raging Spool]
  10. Signs (and Wonders) 4.57 [B-side 12" I Feel Love]
  11. The Potato Fields 2.54 [B-side 12" I Feel Love]
  12. Run from Love (German Radio Version) 4.01 [from German promo 12"]
  13. Puit D'Amour 1.37 [B-side I Feel Love]
  14. Close to the Edge 4.43 [B-side It Ain't Necessarily So]
  15. Cadillac Car 3.54 [B-side Why?] (EDSK 7008)
Nov 1984 7"/2x7"/12" It Ain't Necessarily So
    It Ain't Necessarily So 4.05 [single edit] / Close to the Edge 4.43 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 3)

    It Ain't Necessarily So 4.05 / Close to the Edge 4.43 // Smalltown Boy 3.58 / Memories 2.55 (2x7": BITE 3)

    It Ain't Necessarily So 5.22 [extended] // Close to the Edge 4.43 / Red Dance 6.53 (12": BITEX 3)

    It Ain't Necessarily So 5.22 [extended] // Close To The Edge 4.43 / Smalltown Boy (12": BITES 3)

April 1985 7"/12" Bronski Beat & Marc Almond: I Feel Love
    I Feel Love 5.44 [single remix] / Puit D'Amour 1.37 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 4)

    I Feel Love 9.44 [extended remix] // The Potato Fields 2.54 / Puit D'Amour 1.37 / Signs (and Wonders) 4.57 (12": BITEX 4)

    I Feel Love (Vocal - Cake Mix) 8.23 // I Feel Love (Inst - Fruit Mix) 8.24 / Puit D'Amour 1.37 (10": BITET 4; 12": BITER 4)

    I Feel Love Medley (The Source Mix) 10.05 / I Feel Love Medley (The Cake Mix) 8.23 (US 12": MCA Records, MCA-23550)

"I Feel Love" consists of a medely of Love To Love You Baby/I Feel Love/Johnnie Remember Me.


April 1985 free magazine 7" NME Readers' Poll Winners '84

"Dedicated to the Miners' strike." This 7" was included for free with NME May '85.

Sep 1985 remix LP/CD HUNDREDS & THOUSANDS

  1. Heatwave 5.44 [new extended version]
  2. Why? 6.17 [new extended version]
  3. Run from Love 8.14 [new track]

  4. Hard Rain 7.52 [new track]
  5. Smalltown Boy 5.54 [new extended version]
  6. Junk 6.14 [new extended version] (LP: Forbidden Fruit, BITLP 2)

    CD/MC bonus tracks:

  7. Infatuation/Memories 7.08 [fade-out] [B-side 12" Smalltown Boy]
  8. Close to the Edge 4.43 [B-side It Ain't Necessarily So]
  9. I Feel Love [extended remix] 9.43
  10. Cadillac Car 8.11 [B-side 12" Why?] (MC: BITMC 2; CD: 820 291)
17 Sep 1985 promo 7"/12" Run from Love
    Run from Love (radio edit) / Hard Rain 7.52 (promo 7" shipped out 17 Sep: BITDJ 5)

    Run from Love 8.14 / Hard Rain 7.52 (white label test pressing 12": BITDX 5)

    Run from Love (Album Version) 8.14 / Run from Love (Radio Version) 4.01 (German promo 12": Metronome, 886 009-1


Nov 1985 7"/12" Hit That Perfect Beat

    Hit That Perfect Beat 3.16 / I Gave You Everything 3.59 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 6)

    Hit That Perfect Beat (Extended Version) 6.21 / I Gave You Everything 3.59 (12": BITEX 6)

    Hit That Perfect Beat (Instant Mix by Ian Levene) 8.31 //
    Hit That Perfect Beat (Instant Dub by Ian Levene) 7.13 / I Gave You Everything 3.59 (12": BITER 6)

    Hit That Perfect Beat (Metropolitan Version by Mike Thorne) 6.47 //
    Hit That Perfect Beat (Instant Dub by Ian Levene) 7.13 / I Gave You Everything 3.59 (12": BITXX 6

Side A taken from the film "Letter to Brezhnev", which premiered (according to http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089477/releaseinfo) in Australia 26 December 1985.

March 1986 7"/12" C'Mon! C'Mon!

    C'Mon! C'Mon! 3.47 / Something Special 4.00 (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 7)

    C'Mon! C'Mon! (12" Version) 6.15 // Something Special 4.00 / Drum Major (12": BITEX 7)

    C'Mon! C'Mon! (Tropical Mix by Ian Levine) 10.35 // C'Mon! C'Mon! 3.47 / Something Special 4.00 (12": BITER 7)

May 1986 LP/CD TRUTHDARE DOUBLEDARE
  1. Hit That Perfect Beat 3.38
  2. Truthdare Doubledare 4.43
  3. C'Mon! C'Mon! 3.47
  4. Punishment for Love 4.14
  5. We Know How It Feels 4.13

  6. This Heart 4.19
  7. Do It 3.50
  8. Dr John 4.41
  9. In My Dreams 4.17 (LP May 1986: Forbidden Fruit, BITLP 3)

    CD bonus tracks:

  10. What Are You Going To Do About It 6.15 [B-side unreleased single This Heart]
  11. C'Mon! C'Mon! (12" Version) 6.15
  12. Hit That Perfect Beat (Extended 12" Version) 6.21
  13. I Gave You Everything 3.59 [B-side Hit That Perfect Beat] (CD later 1986: Forbidden Fruit 828 010-2)
Aug 1986 unreleased 7"/12" This Heart
    This Heart [LP version? 7" Remix?] / What Are You Going To Do About It [edit] (7": Forbidden Fruit, BITE 8)

    This Heart [12" Remix?] / What Are You Going To Do About It 6.15 (12": BITEX 8)


early 1989 non-LP German/UK 7"/12"/CDS/CDM Eartha Kitt and Bronski Beat: Cha Cha Heels

    Cha Cha Heels 3.50 / My Discarded Men 3.38 (German 7": Ariola 112 213; UK 7": Arista 112 331; CD-single: Ariola 162 213)

    Cha Cha Heels 6.40 / Cha Cha Heels 3.50 // My Discarded Men 5.54
    (German 12": Ariola 612 213; UK 12": Arista 612 331; CD-maxi: Ariola 662 213)

    Cha Cha Heels (Remix by Andy Pickles/Ian Morgan) 7.10 / Cha Cha Heels (Remix by Andy Pickles/Ian Morgan - 7" Edit) 3.50 //
    My Discarded Men 5.54 (German 12": Ariola 612 442; UK 12": Arista 612 332)

1990 non-LP German/UK 7"/12"/CDM I'm Gonna Run away from You
    I'm Gonna Run away from You 3.00 / Sweet Thing [edit] (7": Jive, ZB 44099)

    I'm Gonna Run away from You (12" Version) 6.06 / Sweet Thing (Extended Version) 6.28 (12": ZT 44100; UK 12": Zed Beat BBZ T1)

  1. I'm Gonna Run away from You (12" Version) 6.06
  2. Sweet Thing (Extended Version) 6.28 (CD-maxi: ZD 44100)
Steve Bronski: synthesizers. Larry Steinbachek: electronic instrumentation. Jonathan Hellyer: vocals.

Feb 1991 non-LP UK/German 7"/12"/CDM One More Chance

    One More Chance 4.32 / Better Times 3.40 (UK 7": Zed Beat, ZED 2)

    One More Chance 8.22 // Better Times 5.32 / I'm Gonna Run away from You 3.00 (UK 12": ZED T2; German 12": Jive ZT 44374)

  1. One More Chance 4.32
  2. One More Chance 8.22
  3. Better Times 5.32 (CD-maxi: ZD44374)


28 May 1993 German remix CDM/12" Why ???

  1. Why ??? (7" Master) 3.35
  2. Why ??? (12" Mix 2) 7.31
  3. Why ??? (Dub Mix 1) 7.28
  4. I Want Your Body 5.06 (CD-maxi: ZYX Music, ZYX 7026-8)
    Why ??? (12" Mix 2) 7.31 / Why ??? (Dub Mix 1) 7.28 // I Want Your Body 5.06 / I Want Your Body 4.56 (12": ZYX 7026-12)
27 Jan 1994 German remix CDS/CDM/12" Smalltown Boy '94
  1. Smalltown Boy '94 (Acoustic Radio Edit) 3.20
  2. Smalltown Boy '94 (Radio Factory Edit) 3.00 (CD-single: ZYX Music, ZYX 4621-1)
  1. Smalltown Boy '94 (Acoustic Radio Edit) 3.20
  2. Smalltown Boy'94 (Factory Team Remix '94) 7.16
  3. Smalltown Boy'94 (Home Studio Edit) 4.45
  4. Smalltown Boy'94 (Acustic Mix) 7.00
  5. Smalltown Boy '94 (Radio Factory Edit) 3.00 (CD-maxi: ZYX 7197-8)
26 Jan 1995 German/Italian CD RAINBOW NATION
  1. Hit That Perfect Beat Boy 5.47 [New Remix]
  2. Slow Down 4.45
  3. Kicking up the Rain 4.05
  4. Forever & a Day 3.39
  5. I Love the Nightlife 3.40
  6. Tell Me Your Name 3.58
  7. Why 6.19 [New Remix]
  8. Taste of Tears 5.05
  9. Be Serious 3.48
  10. Easterize 3.25
  11. No Difference 3.36
  12. Smalltown Boy '94 (Acoustic Radio Edit) 3.20 (1st German CD: ZYX 20340-2)
  1. Hit That Perfect Beat Boy 5.47 [New Remix]
  2. Slow Down 4.45
  3. Kicking up the Rain 4.05
  4. Forever & a Day 3.39
  5. I Love the Nightlife 3.40
  6. Tell Me Your Name 3.58
  7. Why 6.19 [New Remix]
  8. Taste of Tears 5.05
  9. Be Serious 3.48
  10. Easterize 3.25
  11. No Difference 3.36 (2nd German CD: ZYX 3616-2)
12 Sep 1995 German remix CDS/CDM/12" Kickin' up the Rain
  1. Kickin' up the Rain (Original Version) 4.05
  2. Kickin' up the Rain (Steve's Mix) 5.00
  3. Kickin' up the Rain (Dance Mix) 5.23
  4. Hit That Perfect Beat Boy '95 (Remix by Boom Boom Luchino) 6.30 (CD-maxi: ZYX 7851-8)


(17 Nov 2014) 2-CD+DVD JIMMY SOMERVILLE, BRONSKI BEAT and THE COMMUNARDS: DANCE & DESIRE: RARITIES & VIDEOS

  1. Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy (Extended Mix) 9.00 [1984]
  2. Bronski Beat: Why? (Extended Mix) 7.44 [1984]
  3. Bronski Beat: I Feel Love Medley (The Cake Mix) 8.23 [1985]
  4. Bronski Beat: Infatuation/Memories 7.38 [B-side 12" Smalltown Boy, 1984]
  5. Bronski Beat: It Ain’t Necessarily So (Single Version) 4.05 [1984]
  6. Communards: Never Can Say Goodbye (US 7” Remix by Shep Pettibone) 3.58 [1987]
  7. Communards: You Are My World (1987 Extended Remix) 7.53
  8. Communards: Don´t Leave Me This Way (Son of Gotham City Full Mix) 13.40 [1986]
  9. Communards: Disenchanted (12" version) 6.13 [1986]
  10. Communards: I Do It All for You 5.07 [B-side 12" Never Can Say Goodbye, 1987]
  1. Communards: So Cold the Night (12" Version) 9.13 [1986]
  2. Communards: '77, The Great Escape 2.14 [B-side Never Can Say Goodbye, 1987]
  3. Communards: There's More To Love (12" Version) 7.50 [1988]
  4. Communards: Never Can Say Goodbye (Classical Mix) 5.35 [from CD-maxi Never Can Say Goodbye, 1987]
  5. Communards Megamix [B-side 12" For a Friend, 1988]
  6. Jimmy Somerville: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (Gary Langan Remix) 9.35 [1989]
  7. Jimmy Somerville: Safe (DJ Tonka mix) 8.04 [1997]
  8. Jimmy Somerville: Hurt So Good (Beatmasters’ Radio Edit) 3.41 [1995]
  9. Jimmy Somerville: Comment te Dire Adieu (Commercial Mix) 6.00 [1989]
  10. Jimmy Somerville: By Your Side (Acoustic Version) 5.43 [unknown origin/year]
  11. Jimmy Somerville: Heartbeat II Mix 6.31 [1995]
  12. Jimmy Somerville: Smalltown Boy (Reprise 2014) 2.47 [New Track]
    DVD – Promo Videos:
  1. Bronski Beat: Smalltown Boy [1984]
  2. Bronski Beat: Why? [1984]
  3. Bronski Beat: It Ain’t Necessarily So [1984]
  4. Bronski Beat: I Feel Love / Johnny Remember Me [1985]
  5. Communards: Don’t Leave Me This Way (Maxi Version) [1985]
  6. Communards: You Are My World (Version 1) [1985]
  7. Communards: Disenchanted [1986]
  8. Communards: So Cold the Night [1986]
  9. Communards: Tomorrow [1987]
  10. Communards: Never Can Say Goodbye [1987]
  11. Communards: For a Friend [1988]
  12. Communards: There’s More to Love Than Boy Meets Girl [1988]
  13. Communards: You Are My World (Version 2) [1985]
  14. Communards: You Are My World (1987 Remix)
  15. Jimmy Somerville: Safe [1997]
  16. Jimmy Somerville: Comment te Dire Adieu [1989]
  17. Jimmy Somerville: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) [1989]
  18. Jimmy Somerville: Read My Lips [1990]
  19. Jimmy Somerville: To Love Somebody [1990]
  20. Jimmy Somerville: Run from Love [1991]
  21. Jimmy Somerville: Heartbeat [1995]
  22. Jimmy Somerville: Hurt So Good (US Version) [1995]
  23. Jimmy Somerville: Hurt So Good (UK Version) [1995]
  24. Jimmy Somerville: Smalltown Boy (Reprise 2014)


Copyright (c) 2011-09-17 Jonas Wårstad.

Last update 2014-10-23.


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