Scritti Politti ‎– Songs to Remember (1982)

Songs to Remember is the debut album by English art-pop combo Scritti Politti, released in 1982 on Rough Trade. Though technically their debut full-length, roughly an album’s worth of material had already appeared under the nameplate across three 1978/79 singles and EPs.

Tracklist:
A1. “Asylums in Jerusalem” (3:14)
A2. “A Slow Soul” (3:17)
A3. “Jacques Derrida” (5:00)
A4. “Lions After Slumber” (6:10)
A5. “Faithless” (4:15)
B1. “Sex” (4:22)
B2. “Rock-a-Boy-Blue” (5:51)
B3. “Gettin’ Havin’ and Holdin’” (5:16)
B4. “The Sweetest Girl” (6:15)

Credits:
Joe Cang – bass
Green Gartside – vocals, guitar
Nial Jinks – bass
Mike McEvoy – keyboards, vocoder (A5)
Tom Morley – drums, LinnDrum programming

Mgotse Mothie – double bass (B2)
Jamie Talbot – saxophone (A2, A4, B2)
Robert Wyatt – keyboards (A1, A3, B4)
Jackie Challenor, Lorenza Johnson, Mae McKenna – backing vocals

 

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