The Tourists - Luminous Basement
Label: RCA ‎– PL 25323
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: France
Date of released: 1980
Category: Rock
Style: New Wave
Genre: Rock
Musician: The Tourists
Album's name: Luminous Basement
ZIP archive size: 1823

The Tourists - Luminous Basement


A1 Walls And Foundations 4:15
A2 Don't Say I Told You So 4:02
A3 Weekdays 2:46
A4 So You Want To Go Away Now 3:09
A5 One Step Nearer The Edge 4:44
A6 Angels And Demons 3:16
B1 Talk To Me 5:57
B2 Round Round Blues 4:07
B3 Let's Take A Walk 2:58
B4 Time Drags So Slow 4:45
B5 I'm Going To Change My Mind 4:13

Companies, etc.

  • Printed By – France Imprimerie Sorel
  • Pressed By – RCA S.A.
  • Distributed By – RCA S.A.
  • Recorded At – Air Studios, Montserrat
  • Mixed At – Startling Studios
  • Mixed At – Air Studios


  • Artwork, Photography By – Willy Smax
  • Engineer – "Baron" John Punter*
  • Producer – Dave Stewart* (tracks: D), "Colonel" Tom Allom* (tracks: A1 to B5)
  • Technician [Assistant Engineer] – Tony George
  • Technician [Equipment] – Davy Wright
  • Written-By – Ann Lennox* (tracks: A5), Dave Stewart* (tracks: B3), Peet Coombes (tracks: A1 to A4, A6, B1 B2, B4, B5)


Printed inner sleeve with credits and lyrics.

Recorded at Air Studios, Montserrat. Mixed at Startling Studios and Air Studios, London.

"Pressé et distribué par la Société RCA S.A. "
9, avenue Matignon - 75008 Paris

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: RC 250
  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side 1): 8010 PL 253 23 A YD
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side 2): 8010 PL 253 23 B YD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PL 25323 The Tourists Luminous Basement ‎(LP, Album) RCA PL 25323 Germany 1980
RCLP 20190 The Tourists Luminous Basement ‎(LP, Album, TP) RCA RCLP 20190 Greece 1980
NJE 36757, 36757 The Tourists Luminous Basement ‎(LP, Album) Epic, Epic NJE 36757, 36757 US 1980
RPL-8040 The Tourists Luminous Basement ‎(LP, Album, Promo) RCA RPL-8040 Japan 1981
P-3091 The Tourists Luminous Basement ‎(Cass, Album) Premier Super P-3091 1980