Skids - The Absolute Game
Genre: Rock
Singer: Skids
Title: The Absolute Game
Short-info: Label: Virgin ‎– V 2174, Virgin ‎– VDJ 33
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, First Edition
Country: UK
Date of released: 1980
Category: Rock
Style: Leftfield, Experimental, New Wave, Punk, Post-Punk
MP3 album size .rar: 1273 mb
APE album size .rar: 1635 mb
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The Absolute Game
A1 Circus Games 4:10
A2 Out Of Town
Written-By – Jobson*, Adamson*
4:03
A3 Goodbye Civilian 4:15
A4 The Children Saw The Shame 3:40
A5 A Woman In Winter 5:40
B1 Hurry On Boys 3:42
B2 Happy To Be With You 3:36
B3 The Devils Decade 5:42
B4 One Decree 3:23
B5 Arena 5:10
Strength Through Joy
2AI An Incident In Algiers 3:55
2AII Grievance 2:58
2AIII Strength Through Joy 1:59
2AIV Filming Africa 3:39
2BI A Man For All Seasons 1:50
2BII Snakes And Ladders 4:01
2BIII Surgical Triumph 2:13
2BIV The Bell Jar 2:33

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
  • Published By – Arnakata Music Ltd.
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Mastered At – Tape One
  • Pressed By – CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton

Credits

  • Artwork [Sleeve Concept] – Skids
  • Bass, Synthesizer, Vocals, Percussion – Russell Webb
  • Didgeridoo – Derek Wadsworth
  • Drums, Percussion, Xylophone, Vocals – Mike Baillie
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Brett Kennedy, Marlis Dunklau
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar – Richard Jobson
  • Management – Paul Bailey
  • Mixed By – Chris Jenkins (tracks: 2AI to 2BIV)
  • Producer, Engineer – Mick Glossop
  • Producer, Mixed By – Skids (tracks: 2AI to 2BIV)
  • Synthesizer, Vocals, Percussion, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Stuart Adamson
  • Vocals [Additional Vocals - The Adults] – Gracie Benson, Harriet Bakewell, Marlis Dunklau, Mary Volke, Sally Nettleton
  • Vocals [Additional Vocals - The Children] – Alison Pipkin, Andrew Sigsworth, Chloe Dymott, David Pipkin, Esther Marshall, Hannah Yeadon, John Sigsworth, Jude Nettleton, Julius Newell
  • Written-By – Skids (tracks: A1, A3 to B5, 2AI to 2BIV)

Notes

Produced and engineered by Mick Glossop for Dukeslodge Enterprises Ltd.
Recorded at The Manor and Audio International, Spring 1980
Mastered at The Townhouse.
Management by Paul Bailey for Nearly Normal Music Ltd.

Dedicated to the big boys who did it and ran away
Three down five to go

Includes a two-sided coloured 11 sq.in. insert with lyrics and additional credits and an A5 merchandise offer.
Textured relief sleeve.
The second edition release can be found here - Absolute Game (2nd edn).

℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): V 2174 A4 TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): V 2174 B3 TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2A): VDJ 33 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2B): VDJ 33 B1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TRK1006CD Skids The Absolute Game ‎(CD, Album) Track Record TRK1006CD UK 2001
202 859-320 Skids The Absolute Game ‎(LP) Virgin 202 859-320 Netherlands 1980
TCV 2174 Skids The Absolute Game ‎(Cass, Two) Virgin TCV 2174 UK 1980
VIP-6968 Skids The Absolute Game ‎(LP) Virgin VIP-6968 Japan 1980
202 859, 202 859-320 Skids The Absolute Game ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin 202 859, 202 859-320 Germany 1980

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