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Various - Beat The Retreat (Songs By Richard Thompson) Album

Various - Beat The Retreat (Songs By Richard Thompson) Album

Performer: Various
Title: Beat The Retreat (Songs By Richard Thompson)
Released: 05 Oct 1994
Cat#: TOCP-8347
Label: Capitol Records
Country: Japan
Style: Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
Category: Rock
Size MP3: 1071 mb
Size FLAC: 2314 mb


1X Shoot Out The Lights
Drums – D.J. BonebrakeElectric Guitar [Left] – Tony GilkysonElectric Guitar [With, Right] – David HidalgoVocals [Vocal] – Exene CervenkaVocals [Vocal], Electric Bass – John Doe
2Syd Straw And Evan DandoFor Shame Of Doing Wrong
Drums – Alan BezoziElectric Bass – Duke McVinnieElectric Guitar – John JorgensonOrgan [Hammond B-3 Organ] – Robert Lloyd Vocals – Evan Dando, Syd Straw
3June TaborBeat The Retreat
Acoustic Guitar – Martin CarthyDouble Bass – Danny ThompsonDrums – D.J. BonebrakeElectric Guitar – James BurtonSlide Guitar [Electric Slide Guitar] – David LindleyVocals [Vocal] – June Tabor
4The Five Blind Boys Of AlabamaDimming Of The Day
Lap Steel Guitar [Electric Lap Steel Guitar, With], Percussion [With] – David HidalgoOrgan [Hammond B-3 Organ, With] – Robert Lloyd Vocals – Bobby Butler , Clarence Fountain, Curtis Foster, George Scott , Jimmy Carter
5June TaborGenesis Hall
Vocals [Vocal] – June Tabor
6Bonnie RaittWhen The Spell Is Broken
Drums – Ricky FataarElectric Bass – James HutchinsonElectric Guitar – Fred TackettOrgan [Hammond B-3 Organ] – Bill PayneVocals – Five Blind Boys Of AlabamaVocals [Vocal], Slide Guitar [Electric Slide Guitar], Acoustic Guitar – Bonnie Raitt
7Bob MouldTurning Of The Tide
Drums – D.J. BonebrakeElectric Bass, Harmony Vocals [Harmony Vocal] – John Doe Vocals [Vocal], Electric Guitar – Bob Mould
8Dinosaur JrI Misunderstood
Bass [With] – Mike WattVocals [Vocal], Electric Guitar [Electric Guitars], Drums – J Mascis
9David ByrneJust The Motion
Bass – Jerry ScheffDrums – Pete ThomasKeyboards – Mitchell FroomVocals, Guitar [Guitars] – David Byrne
10Shawn Colvin And Loudon Wainwright IIIA Heart Needs A Home
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Loudon Wainwright III, Shawn Colvin
11Maddy Prior, Martin CarthyFarewell, Farewell
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals [Vocal] – Martin CarthyElectric Guitar – David HidalgoOrgan [Hammond B-3 Organ, With] – Robert Lloyd Vocals [Vocal] – Maddy Prior
12Los LobosDown Where The Drunkards Roll
Drums, Percussion – Louie Perez, Victor BisettiElectric Bass – Conrad LozanoElectric Guitar – Cesar RosasVocals [Vocal], Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [Taped Guitar], Accordion – David Hidalgo
13Graham ParkerThe Madness Of Love
Drums, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – Gary BurkeElectric Bass, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – Graham MabyElectric Guitar – Jamie HooverOrgan [Hammond B-3 Organ] – Joel Diamond Vocals [Vocal], Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica – Graham Parker
14Maddy Prior, Martin CarthyThe Great Valerio
Acoustic Guitar – Martin CarthyVocals [Vocal] – Maddy Prior
Accordion – Jimmy BreauxAcoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – David DoucetDrums – Tommy AlesiElectric Bass – Tommy ComeauxElectric Guitar – James BurtonPercussion – Billy WareVocals [Vocal], Violin – Michael Doucet
16R.E.M.Wall Of Death
Drums – Bill Berry Electric Bass, Piano, Harmony Vocals [Harmony Vocal] – Mike MillsGuitar – Peter BuckPedal Steel Guitar [With] – John KeaneVocals [Vocal] – Michael Stipe


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
7243 8 31482 2 6, CDEST 2242Various Beat The Retreat - Songs By Richard Thompson ‎(CD, Comp)Capitol Records, EMI7243 8 31482 2 6, CDEST 2242UK1995
CDP 595929Various Beat The Retreat - Songs By Richard Thompson ‎(CD, Comp, Club)Capitol RecordsCDP 595929US1994
CDP 077779592920Various Beat The Retreat - Songs By Richard Thompson ‎(CD, Comp, Promo)Capitol RecordsCDP 077779592920US1994
0946 3 67471 2 5Various Beat The Retreat - Songs By Richard Thompson ‎(CD, Comp)Capitol Records, EMI0946 3 67471 2 5Europe1994
C1 0777 7 95929 1 3Various Beat The Retreat: Songs By Richard Thompson ‎(LP, Comp)Capitol RecordsC1 0777 7 95929 1 3US1994


  • A&R [A&R Administration]Maggi Sikkens
  • Art DirectionPh.D, Tommy Steele
  • DesignPh.D
  • Design [Design Production]Julie Du Brow
  • Executive-Producer [Executive In Charge Of Production]Tim Devine
  • Mixed ByJ Mascis (tracks: 9), Joe Schiff (tracks: 5 to 8, 10, 12 to 16), John Agnello (tracks: 9), Niko Bolas (tracks: 1, 4)
  • Producer [Additional Production Assistance]Brian Cherbo
  • Producer [Assistant To The Producer]Zachariah Love
  • Producer [Associate Producer]David Hirshland, Joe Schiff
  • Producer [Produced By]Bonnie Raitt (tracks: 3), David Byrne (tracks: 11), J Mascis (tracks: 9), John Chelew (tracks: 1, 3 to 10, 12 to 16), John Keane (tracks: 2), Mitchell Froom (tracks: 11), R.E.M. (tracks: 2), X (tracks: 1)
  • Recorded ByJoe Schiff (tracks: 1, 4 to 10, 12 to 16)
  • Recorded By, Mixed ByJohn Keane (tracks: 2), Rik Pekkonen (tracks: 3), Tchad Blake (tracks: 11)
  • Songwriter [All Songs Written By]Richard Thompson


Japanese promo copy with obi-strip and Japanese insert. "SAMPLE" printed on inner transparent plastic circle on CD.

Recorded and mixed at Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood except
"Turning Of The Tide" and "Down Where The Drunkards Roll" recorded at Capitol Studio B
"I Misunderstood" mixed at Electric Ladyland, NYC
"Wall Of Death" recorded and mixed at John Keane Studio, Athens
"Valerie" recorded at Seven 'N Seven, Tuscon (misspelled Tuscon on release)

All songs published by Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI) except "Down Where The Drunkards Roll," "Genesis Hall," "Farewell, Farewell," and "The Great Valerio" published by Warlock Music Ltd. (administered by Pubco) (BMI); "I Misunderstood" and "The Madness Of Love" published by Beeswing Music (BMI); and "A Heart Needs A Home" published by Bee Bee Music (PRS)

Comes in a usual plastic jewel case.


  • Barcode (Printed): 4988006700345


  • Produced For – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Toshiba EMI Ltd
  • Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
  • Mixed At – Ocean Way Recording
  • Recorded At – Capitol Studio B
  • Mixed At – Electric Lady Studios
  • Recorded At – John Keane Studios
  • Mixed At – John Keane Studios
  • Recorded At – Seven 'N Seven, Tucson
  • Published By – Songs Of PolyGram International, Inc.
  • Published By – Warlock Music Ltd.
  • Published By – PUBCO
  • Published By – Beeswing Music
  • Published By – Bee Bee Music


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