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Big Thing

big thing

01. Big Thing
02. I Don't Want Your Love
03. All She Wants Is
04. Too Late Marlene
05. Drug (It's Just A State Of Mind)
06. Do You Believe In Shame?
07. Palomino
08. Interlude One
09. Land
10. Flute Interlude
11. The Edge Of America
12. Lake Shore Driving
SINGLES - - -
B SIDES &
ALBUM CREDITS
I Believe / All I Need To Know (Medley)
God (London)
This Is How A Road Gets Made

Drug (It's Just A State Of Mind) (Daniel Abraham Mix) *

Duran Duran are Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor.

Produced by Duran Duran, Jonathan Elias and Daniel Abraham. Recorded and mixed by Daniel Abraham for White Falcon Productions, except 'All She Wants Is' mixed by Steve Peck and Daniel Abraham, 'Drug (It's Just A State Of Mind)' re-mixed by Joe Dworkniak and Duncan Bridgeman for Moody Productions. Second engineers: Jean Loup Morette, Dave Way and Danny Mormando. Additional engineer on 'Land' mixdown: Eddie Garcia. Additional keyboards: Jonathan Elias. Additional programming and late night hours: Sherman Foote.

Musicians: Steve Ferrone, Marc Chantereau, Warren Cuccurullo, Chester Kamen, Louis Cesar Ewande, Stan Harrison, Patrick Bourgoin, Mac Gollehon, Glenn Ferris, David Tofani, Janiece Jamison, Carole Fredericks, Yvonne Jones and Beckie Bell.

All songs written and arranged by Duran Duran. Skin Trade Music Ltd / EMI Music Publishing Ltd. 'Do You Believe In Shame?' for Alex Sadkin, Andy Warhol and David Miles.

This album would not have been the same without: Jane Potter, Rocks and Koren, Frank Enfield, Mike Warlow, Margaret, Beverly, Bill Z and all at Sound Advice, Thomas, Collie, Freddie, Susan and all at Elias, Toni Shimkin, Chris, Frankie & Keith, Chan, Alex, Alain, Dr Bob, Davé, The Texas coyote, William Flageolet, Gerard Gueslin, Yamaha, Roland, Akai, Fender, Rotosound Strings, Ernie Ball strings, Yasmin, Renee and Julie Anne.

Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound. Photographs by Virginia Liberatore from Big Book Thing. Designed by Hans Arnold.

* first appeared on 13-track 1993 re-issue.
ON VINYL

LP: EMI 10057 (Argentina 1988)
LP: EMI EMC 790958 (Australia 1988)
LP: EMI-Odeon 066 790958 1 (Brazil 1988)
LP: CBS 111203 (Colombia 1988)
LP: EMI Greece 064-7909581 (Greece 1988)
LP: EMI/Dideca 33291 (Guatemala 1988)
LP: EMI 7 90958 1 (Holland 1988) [w/press release; for Holland, Germany and France]
LP: EMI/Gong SLPXL 37230 (Hungary 1988) [not gatefold ps]
LP: HMV DDB 33 (India 1988) [alternate artwork; not g/f ps]
LP: NMC DDB 33-1 (Israel 1988)
LP: EMI Italiana 64 7909581 (Italy 1988)
LP: Toshiba-EMI RP25-5692 (Japan 1988)
LP: EMI/Oasis EKPL-001 (Korea 1988) [w/insert]
LP: EMI SLEM-1565 (Mexico 1988) [translucent brown vinyl]
LP: EMI/DYNA Products DDB 33 / 79 0958 1 (Philippines 1988)
LP: EMI/Valentim De Carvalho 7909581 (Portugal 1988)
LP: EMI EMCJ (D) 7909581 (South Africa 1988) [not g/f ps]
LP: EMI-Odeon 079 79 0958 1 (Spain 1988)
LP: EMI DDB 33 (UK 1988)
LP: EMI DDB 33 (UK 1988) [stickered promo; w/8x10 EMI publicity photo]
LP: Capitol C1-90958 (US 1988) [sealed]
LP: EMI/Capitol 25158 (Venezuela 1988) [sealed]
LP: EMI/Jugoton LSEMI 78066 (Yugoslavia 1988)
2010 HEAVY WEIGHT LIMITED EDITION DOUBLE ALBUM:
LP/12": EMI DBDD 33 / 5099963378412 (UK 2010)

ON COMPACT DISC

Box: EMI CD DDB 33 (UK 1988) [promo; w/CD, MC, book & pin]
CD: EMI-Odeon 368 790958 2 (Brazil 1988)
CD: EMI-Odeon 368 790958 2 (Brazil 1988) [different colors in ps]
CD: EMI 79 0958 2 (Germany 198?) [matrix no.: Sonopress C-5184/CDP 7909582 B]
2CD: Toshiba-EMI CP18-5769-70 (Japan 1988)
CD: Toshiba-EMI CP25-5692 (Japan 1989)
CD: Toshiba-EMI CP25-5692 (Japan 1989) [promo; sealed]
CD: Toshiba-EMI CP25-5692 (Japan 1989) [different obi strip]
CD: Toshiba-EMI TOCP-6859 (Japan 1991) [promo; 'Super Masters' obi strip]
CD: Toshiba-EMI TOCP-6859 (Japan 1991) ['Super Masters' issue; sealed]
CD: Parlophone/Warner Music Japan Inc. WPCR-80106 (Japan 2014) ['Forever Young' series]
CD: EMI CDDDB 33 (UK 1988) [matrix no.: CDP 790958 2 AR 1]
CD: EMI CDDDB 33 (UK 1988) [matrix no.: CDP 790958 2 AR 1:1:1]
CD: Capitol CDP 7 90958 2 (US 1988) [matrix no.: CDP 7 90958 2 S9213B Y 1-1-2 CAPITOL JAX]
CD: Capitol CDP 7 90958 2 (US 1988) [matrix no.: 90958 2-1-3 CAPITOL JAX 2 D]
CD: Capitol CDP C2-90958 (US 199?) [longbox; sealed]
CD: Columbia House CDP-590958 (US 1988) ['Made in USA - Digital Audio Disc Corp.']
CD: BMG Direct D 100682 (US 1988)
13-TRACK REISSUE:
CD: EMI-Odeon 0777 7 89834 2 2 (Argentina 2009) [w/EMI Gold sticker]
CD: EMI 0777 7 89834 2 2 (Australia 199?)
CD: Parlophone CD PRG 1007 (EU 1993) [distributed in Russia by SBA/Gala)
CD: Disky DC 881642 (Holland 1997) [alternate artwork]
CD: Parlophone CDPRG 1007 / 0777 7 89834 2 2 (Italy 1997)
CD: Toshiba-EMI TOCP-3301 (Japan 1997) [w/'Cool Price' obi strip]
CD: EMI Gold 0777 7 89834 2 2 (Taiwan 2003) [red obi strip; w/sticker]
CD: EMI Gold 0777 7 89834 2 2 (Taiwan 2004) [yellow obi strip]
CD: EMI/Parlophone CD PRG 1007 / 0777 7 89834 2 2 (UK 1997)
DIGITALLY REMASTERED 2010 EDITION:
2CD: EMI Music Mexico DDBS 33 / 5099963378122 (Mexico 2010) [sealed]
2CD: EMI/Gold Typhoon 50999 633781 22 (Taiwan 2010) [EU pressing w/obi strip]
2CD-R: EMI ?? (UK 2010) [promo CD-R w/title insert; 'Hesso Media' info sticker]
2CD: EMI DDBS 33 / 5099963378122 (UK 2010)
2CD/DVD: EMI DDBX 33 / 5099963377729 (UK 2010)
2CD-R/DVD-R: Capitol ?? (US 2010) [promo; title insert]

ON COMPACT CASSETTE

MC: EMI-Odeon 18018 (Argentina 1988)
MC: EMI TC-EMC-790958 (Australia 1988)
MC: EMI-Odeon 266 790958 4 (Brazil 1988)
MC: EMI-Odeon 266 790958 4 (Brazil 1988) [sealed]
MC: Capitol/EMI Of Canada C4 90958 (Canada 1988)
MC: EMI Odeón Chilena 79 0958-4 / 105540 (Chile 1988)
MC: EMI/Pathé Marconi 238 7 90958 4 PM 410 (France 1988)
MC: EMI/Gong MKL 37230 (Hungary 1988)
MC: EMI/Aquarius Musikindo E 0123-8 / TC DDB 33 (Indonesia 1988)
MC: EMI Italiana 64 7909584 (Italy 1988)
MC: Parlophone 0777 7 89834 4 6 (Italy 1993) [reissue]
MC: EMI/Kemongsa EKPC-001 (Korea 1988) [sealed w/outer slipcase ps]
MC: EMI TC DDB 33 (Malaysia 1988) [sealed]
MC: EMI-Dyna TC-DDB-33 (Phillippines 1988)
MC: EMI TC DDB 33 (Singapore 1988) [sealed]
MC: EMI-Odeon 272-7909584 (Spain 1988)
MC: EMI Rock RE 2176 (Taiwan 1988) [w/wrap-around inlay & lyrics insert]
MC: EMI TC DDB 33 (Thailand 1988) [white paper labels; foldout j-card]
MC: EMI/Kent Elektronik TCP 2315 (Turkey 1988)
MC: EMI TC DDB 33 / 79 0958 4 (UK 1988)
MC: Parlophone 0777 7 89834 4 6 / TCPRG 1007 (UK 1993) [sealed]
MC: EMI 501 708-4 (Uruguay 1988) [promo]
MC: Capitol C4-90958 (US 1988) [promo; title insert]
MC: Capitol C4-90958 (US 1988) [sealed; w/sticker]
MC: EMI-Rodven 52158 (Venezuela 1988)

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