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THOMAS LEER

- UK DISCOGRAPHY 1978-1985 -


15 Sep 1978 non-LP 7" Private Plane / International

    Private Plane 3.54 / International 3.56 (Oblique Records ER101; reissue 7" later 1978: Company Records OBCO 001)
Sep 1979 LP (+ CD) THOMAS LEER & ROBERT RENTAL: THE BRIDGE
  1. Attack Decay 3.45
  2. Monochrome Days 4.01
  3. Day Breaks, Night Heals 4.04
  4. Connotations 4.05
  5. Fade Away 6.24

  6. Interferon 7.58
  7. Six a.m. 3.12
  8. The Hard Way In & The Easy Way Out 4.45
  9. Perpetual 5.04 (Industrial Records IR0007; CD 1 June 1992: The Grey Area, Bridge 1CD)
"This album was recorded at home on 8 track equipment, provided for us by Industrial Records. It was produced in two weeks dating 18th June to 2nd July."

(2 Jan 2016) digital album THOMAS LEER: 1979

  1. Semi Detatched Suicide 4.42
  2. Torment Weekly 4.52
  3. Surprising Variations 3.45
  4. Crossmaglen 10.13
  5. Fixed Focus 6.07
  6. Structures 6.54
  7. Monorail 6.37
  8. Back of the Mind 2.27
  9. High Rise 2.58
  10. Urbaine 8.00
  11. Crouch End 2.36
  12. Never Met an Actress 2.43
  13. Ad Astra 3.29 (label: Future Historic)
"Recorded in 1979. This was my very first explorations into the world of electronics. All tracks written & perfomed by Thomas Leer. Produced in my little tabletop studio in Crouch End. Using two cassette machines & a few effects pedals, Guitar, Bass & Wasp Synthesizer.

http://futurehistoric.bandcamp.com/album/1979


2 June 1981 various artists LP (+ CD) PERSPECTIVES AND DISTORTION

"Kings of Sham" recorded at home March 1981.

July 1981 12" EP 4 Movements

    Don't 5.30 / Letter from America 4.03 // Tight As a Drum 5.00 / West End 4.30 (Cherry Red, 12 CHERRY 28)
16 Feb 1982 2x12" EP (+ CD) Contradictions
    Hear What I Say 5.17 / Mr. Nobody 5.10 // Contradictions 13.46
    Look That Kill 4.52 / Soul Gypsy 5.15 // Choices 5.58 / Gulf Stream 5.43 (Cherry Red, ERED 26)
"Recorded and mixed in The Lounge, throughout the summer of 1981."

6 Nov 1982 7"/12" All about You

    All about You 3.46 / Saving Grace 4.06 (7": Cherry Red, Cherry 52)

    All about You 5.07 / Saving Grace 5.20 (12": 12 Cherry 52)

coll-CD THOMAS LEER: CONTRADICTIONS - THE THOMAS LEER COLLECTION [1978-1982]
  1. Private Plane 3.59 [Single 1978]
  2. International 4.00 [B-side Private Plane]
  3. Kings of Sham 3.56 [from PERSPECTIVES AND DISTORTION, 1981]
  4. Dry Land 3.25 [previously unreleased]
  5. Don't 5.28 [from 4 Movements EP, 1981]
  6. Letter to America 4.02 [from 4 Movements EP, 1981]
  7. Tight as a Drum 4.37 [from 4 Movements EP, 1981]
  8. West End 4.28 [from 4 Movements EP, 1981]
  9. Hear What I Say 5.17 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  10. Mr Nobody 5.20 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  11. Contradictions 4.47 [shorter than vinyl version!] [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  12. Looks That Kill 4.56 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  13. Soul Gypsy 5.15 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  14. Choices 6.08 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  15. Gulf Stream 5.27 [from Contradictions EP, 1982]
  16. All about You 5.10 [Single 1982] (CD 1994: Cherry Red CD BRED 105: reissue CD 2008: Cherry Red CDM RED 105)
(8 Dec 2015) digital album THOMAS LEER: 1982
  1. Forgive and Forget 4.37
  2. Shooting at the Moon 4.12
  3. For the Strangers 4.34
  4. Leaving 5.32
  5. Control Yourself 6.07
  6. Magic in My Soul 4.33
  7. Change of Heart 4.45
  8. Who's Foolin' Who? 5.33
  9. Don't Say a Word 6.36 (label: Future Historic)
"Series of tracks for unreleased album Circa 1982. All tracks Written recorded & performed by Thomas Leer."

http://futurehistoric.bandcamp.com/album/1982

Jan 1983 Dutch flexi magazine 7" Thomas Leer / Cocteau Twins: Who's Fooling Who / Speak No Evil

    Thomas Leer: Who's Fooling Who / Cocteau Twins: Speak No Evil
This flexi came free with Vinyl Magazine #21, January 1983. It probably came out in Dec 1982 though.

(5 Dec 2015) digital album Thomas Leer: Fairlight EP '83

  1. Love Like Dynamite 4.00
  2. Waiting for a Mission 3.45
  3. The Devil in Me 3.31
  4. The Other Side 3.57
  5. Longshot 3.01
  6. Dragon Girl 2.33
  7. Euro (instr) 3.00 (label: Future Historic)
"First set of demos emerging from week-long Fairlight sessions, 1983."

http://futurehistoric.bandcamp.com/album/fairlight-ep-83


July 1984 7"/12" International

    International 4.38 / Easy Way 3.53 (7": Arista, LEER 1)

    International (Global Mix) 7.05 / Easy Way 5.06 (12": LEER 121)

1984 various artists magazine LP DEBUT ISSUE 07
1 March 1985 7"/12" Heartbeat
    Heartbeat 4.32 / Control Yourself 4.45 (7": Arista, LEER 2)

    Heartbeat (Extended Mix) 8.54 / Control Yourself 4.45 (12": LEER 122)

    Heartbeat (Cardiac Mix) 7.50 / Control Yourself (Out of Control Mix) 8.14 (12": LEER 222)

March ca 1985 LP (+ CD) THE SCALE OF TEN
  1. Searcher 4.00
  2. Lust For Loneliness 4.08
  3. Warm 3.52
  4. Memories of Reason 4.04
  5. International 4.38
  1. Heartbeat 4.32
  2. Sweet Surrender 4.12
  3. No. 1 (4.06)
  4. Mistrust 4.58
  5. Passing Through 4.12 (Arista 207 208)
    CD 2004:
  1. Searcher 4.00
  2. Lust For Loneliness 4.08
  3. Warm 3.52
  4. Memories of Reason 4.04
  5. International (Global Mix) 7.05
  6. Heartbeat 4.32
  7. Sweet Surrender 4.12
  8. No 1 (12 Extended Mix) 8.00
  9. Mistrust 4.58
  10. Passing Through 4.12
  11. Easy Way (12" version) 5.06 [B-side International, 1984]
  12. Control Yourself (Out of Control Mix) 8.19 [B-side Heartbeat, 1985]
  13. Chasing the Dragon 3.50 [B-side No. 1, 1985]
  14. Transition 3.53 [from DEBUT ISSUE 07, 1984]
  15. Time Heals 3.37 [previously unreleased?]
  16. Listen 4.07 [previously unreleased?] (CD 20 Sep 2004: BMG 82876 625962)
May 1985 7"/12" No. 1
    No. 1 (4.06) / Chasing the Dragon 3.40 (7": Arista, LEER 3)

    No. 1 (Extended) 7.43 // Chasing the Dragon 3.40 / Trust Me 6.02 [= "Mistrust" remixed by Dave Allen] (12": LEER 123)


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Last update 2016-01-02.


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