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Marillion - Clutching At Straws flac album
  • Performer Marillion
  • Title Clutching At Straws
  • Date of release 1987
  • Country Europe
  • Style Prog Rock, Symphonic Rock
  • Other formats MP1 MP2 WMA MP4 AA AUD AAC
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1989 mb
  • Size FLAC 1152 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
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Clutching at Straws is the fourth studio album by the British neo-progressive rock band Marillion, released in 1987. It was the last album with lead singer Fish, who left the band in 1988, and is a concept album.

Extras: Clutching At Straws (Original 1987 Album Mix). Plus: 1999 Remaster Bonus Tracks: Incommunicado (Alternative Version) Tux On Going Under (Extended Version). Fish, Voice - Steve Rothery, Guitars - Pete Trewavas, Bass & Vocals - Mark Kelly, Keyboards - Ian Mosley, Drums, Percussion. Clutching At Straws (2LP) Rhino/Parlophone 2019.

Disc 1: Clutching At Straws album originally released in 1987. Disc 2: Alternate versions and previously unreleased tracks. Enhanced CD including Quicktime

After the successful reissue of Marillion‘s 1985 album Misplaced Childhood in 2017, Parlophone will reissue the British quintet’s fourth studio album Clutching at Straws in November. Like its predecessor, the album was produced by Chris Kimsey and it delivered three top forty hits (‘Incommunicado’, ‘Sugar Mice’ and ‘Warm Wet Circles’). Clutching At Straws would turn out to be Marillion’s final studio release with original singer Fish.

The title Clutching at Straws refers to the desperation of his situation, and is one of several straw-related proverbs used as double entendre for thematic continuity throughout the album (other examples include the short straw, straw men and the last straw ). Musically, Clutching at Straws is more atmospheric and gloomy than Marillion’s previous albums. Clutching at Straws Q&A.

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Reproduced in 180g heavy weight vinyl with a sleeve featuring the original album artwork.

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Tracklist

A1 Hotel Hobbies 3:35
A2 Warm Wet Circles 4:26
A3 That Time Of The Night 6:01
A4 Just For The Record 3:09
A5 White Russian 6:28
B1 Incommunicado 5:16
B2 Torch Song 4:05
B3 Slainte Mhath 4:45
B4 Sugar Mice 5:46
B5 The Last Straw 5:59

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMI-Odeon, S.A.
  • Made By – EMI-Odeon, S.A.
  • Recorded By – EMI Records Ltd.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Europe 1987
64 2407851 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI 64 2407851 Italy 1987
066 24 0785 1 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI 066 24 0785 1 Spain 1987
527117 2 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI 527117 2 Brazil 2001
0190295605179 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(2xLP, Album, RM + 3xLP + Box, Dlx, Ltd) Parlophone 0190295605179 Europe 2018

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Hotel Hobbies 3:37
A2 Warm Wet Circles
Backing Vocals – Tessa Niles
6:01
A3 That Time Of The Night (The Short Straw) 4:18
A4 Just For The Record 3:08
A5 White Russian 6:23
B1 Incommunicado
Backing Vocals – Christopher "Robbin" Kimsey*
5:14
B2 Torch Song
Voice [Dr. Finlay] – John Cavanagh
4:05
B3 Slàinte Mhath 4:41
B4 Sugar Mice 5:45
B5 The Last Straw: Happy Ending
Backing Vocals – Tessa Niles
5:56

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Fonobrás, Distribuidora Fonográfica Brasileira Ltda.
  • Manufactured By – Fonobrás, Distribuidora Fonográfica Brasileira Ltda.
  • Licensed To – EMI-Odeon Fonográfica, Industrial e Eletrônica Ltda.
  • Mixed At – Advision Studios
  • Recorded At – Westside Studios

Credits

  • Artwork [Sleeve Concept] – Fish
  • Bass – Pete Trewavas
  • Drums, Percussion – Ian Mosley
  • Guitar – Steve Rothery
  • Illustration, Design – Mark Wilkinson
  • Keyboards – Mark Kelly
  • Lyrics By – Derek William Dick, Fish
  • Mixed By – David Jacob
  • Mixed By [Assistant] – Avril Macintosh*
  • Music By, Arranged By – Marillion
  • Photography By – Janus Van Helfteren
  • Producer – Chris Kimsey
  • Recorded By – Nick Davis
  • Recorded By [Assistant] – Richard Sullivan
  • Vocals – Fish

Notes

Recorded at Westside Studios, London.
Mixed at Advision Studios, London.
(p) & (c) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.

Comes with a poster with Lyrics and Credits.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched on Side A): 240 785 1 01 (P) 1987 200
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched on Side B): 240 785 2 01 (P) 1987 200
  • Price Code: Super Especial

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 2407851, 1C 064-24 0785 1, 24 0785 1 Europe 1987
64 2407851 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI 64 2407851 Italy 1987
066 24 0785 1 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(LP, Album) EMI 066 24 0785 1 Spain 1987
527117 2 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI 527117 2 Brazil 2001
0190295605179 Marillion Clutching At Straws ‎(2xLP, Album, RM + 3xLP + Box, Dlx, Ltd) Parlophone 0190295605179 Europe 2018