Various - Lonely Is An Eyesore
Electronic, Rock
Label: 4AD ‎– CAD D 703, 4AD ‎– 832 619-1
Type: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: Canada
Date of released: 29 Jun 1987
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Modern Classical, Goth Rock, Indie Rock, Ambient
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Musician: Various
Album's name: Lonely Is An Eyesore
ZIP archive size: 1563

Various - Lonely Is An Eyesore

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Colourbox Hot Doggie
Engineer – John Gibbons Guitar – Chris PyePerformer – Lorita Grahame, Martyn Young, Steve Young*Producer – Martyn YoungWritten-By – S. & M. Young
A2 This Mortal Coil Acid, Bitter And Sad
Engineer – John FryerGuitar – Chris PyeProducer, Performer [All Music] – Ivo*, John FryerVoice – Alison LimerickWritten-By – T.M.C.*
A3 The Wolfgang Press Cut The Tree
Engineer – John FryerPerformer – Andrew Gray, Mark Cox, Mick Allen*Producer – John Fryer, The Wolfgang PressWritten-By – Gray*, Cox*, Allen*
A4 Throwing Muses Fish
Engineer – John FryerPerformer – David Narcizo, Kristin Hersh, Leslie Langston, Tanya DonellyProducer – Gil NortonWritten-By – K. Hersh*
A5 Dead Can Dance Frontier
Engineer – Ron StecherMixed By – Jonathan DeePerformer – Brendan Perry, Lisa GerrardProducer, Written-By – B. Perry*, L. Gerrard*
B1 Cocteau Twins Crushed
Performer – Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie, Simon RaymondeProducer, Written-By – Cocteau Twins
B2 Dif Juz No Motion
Engineer – John FryerPerformer – Alan Curtis, Dave Curtis, Gary Bromley, Richard Thomas Producer – Dif Juz, Robin GuthrieWritten-By – Dif Juz
B3 Clan Of Xymox Muscoviet Mosquito
Engineer – Keith MitchellMixed By – John FryerPerformer – A. Wolbert*, P. Nooten*, R. Moorings*Producer – Clan Of Xymox, John FryerWritten-By – Clan Of Xymox
B4 Dead Can Dance The Protagonist
Engineer – John A. RiversPerformer, Written-By – B. Perry*Producer – B. Perry*, John A. Rivers

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – PolyGram Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – 4AD
  • Copyright (c) – 4AD
  • Marketed By – PolyGram Inc.
  • Pressed By – Disques SNB Ltée. – 832 619-1


  • Design [Sleeves Designed By] – 23 Envelope
  • Film Director [Stills From " Lonely Is An Eyesore " Video] – Nigel Grierson
  • Film Director [Stills From Throwing Muses' " Fish " Video] – Danger Video
  • Liner Notes [Inner Sleeve Commentaries By] – Arthur Parker
  • Mastered By – Sabin Brunet


A very limited edition deluxe version, it used the deluxe 4AD UK limited edition CAD D 703 graphic components, the 4AD UK CAD 703 inner sleeve (imported by PolyGram from 4AD London) and domestically pressed media with catalogue number 832 619-1.

A1: Recorded at Gooseberry.
A2: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.
A3: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London: November 1985.
A4: Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London.
A5: Recorded on 4 track in Belgrave, Melbourne 1979. Mixed at Blackwing, London November 1986.
B2: Recorded at Blackwing.
B3: Recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh. Mixed at Blackwing Studios, London.
B4: Recorded and mixed at Woodbine Studios, Leamington Spa.

Manufactured and Distributed by PolyGram Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout Groove Hand-Etched): 832 619-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout Groove Hand-Etched): 832 619-1B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CAD 703 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore ‎(LP, Comp) 4AD CAD 703 UK 1987
CADX 703 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore ‎(CD, Comp + LP, Comp + Cass, Comp + VHS, Comp + Box) 4AD CADX 703 UK 1987
SONC 74 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore ‎(Cass, Comp) Sonic Records , 4AD SONC 74 Poland Unknown
832 619-1 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore ‎(LP, Comp) Vertigo, 4AD 832 619-1 Canada 1987
VG 50342, CAD 703 Various Lonely Is An Eyesore ‎(LP, Comp) Virgin, 4AD VG 50342, CAD 703 Greece 1988