STARFISH (1988)

The Church - Starfish Cover

Tracks (click a title for details)

  Media

1.Destination (5:52) /
2.Under The Milky Way (4:58)
 
/
   
3.Blood Money (4:25) /
4.Lost (4:49)
5.North, South, East and West (4:50) /
6.Spark (3:45) (sung by Marty Willson-Piper)
7.Antenna (3:50) /
8.Reptile (4:56) / /
9.A New Season (2:57) (sung by Peter Koppes) /
10.Hotel Womb (5:40) /

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Credits

Marty Willson-Piper: Guitars, Lead Vocal on "Spark"
Richard Ploog: Drums and Percussion
Peter Koppes: Guitars, Lead Vocal on "A New Season"
Steve Kilbey: Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals

Keyboards: Greg Kuehn
Mandolin on "Antenna": David Lindley
Synclavier: Awesome Welles
Backing Vocals: Waddy Wachtel

Produced by Greg Ladanyi, Waddy Wachtel and The Church
Engineered by Shep Lonsdale
Assistant Engineer: Duane Seykora
Mixed by Greg Ladanyi, Waddy Wachtel and Shep Lonsdale
Direction:
   Michael J. Lembo
   Mike's Artist Management, Ltd.
   225 West 57th Street, Suite 301
   New York, NY 10019
For Church Correspondence and Information:
   The Church, P.O. Box 21038
   Columbus Circle Station
   New York, NY 10023-9991
Cover Photography: Caroline Greyshock
Inner Sleeve Photography: Michael Englert
Hand-Lettering: Bernard Maisner
Art Direction: Maude Gilman

Releases

Vinyl Inner Groove Messages
  Side A: INGREDIENTS: BLOOD, SWEAT & ZEUS JUICE
  Side B: HERE'S ANOTHER CLUE FOR YOU DROOGS, THE STARFISH WAS PLOOG

Not on Arista AL-8521 or Arista LAE 795.
 

Notes

Two songs from Starfish were used in episodes of the American TV series Miami Vice. "Under The Milky Way" was used in an episode called Asian Cut (aired Jan. 13, 1989) and "Blood Money" was used in Heart Of Night (aired Nov. 18, 1988). Read about more TV and movie appearances of Church songs in the Other Media section.

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MISCELLANEOUS

Starfish Guitar Tab Book Cover

A softcover book of Starfish guitar tablature was published:
Cherry Lane Music CL6962 (USA) - with Poster


Starfish Papercube  

A Starfish sticky notes papercube was issued by Arista as a promotional item in the US.


"ANNA MIRANDA" FREE BONUS 12 INCH (1988)

The Church - Bonus 12 inch - Sticker   The Church - Bonus 12 inch - Side 1 Label

Limited Edition EP free with initial copies of Arista 208 895 (UK and Europe).

Tracks (click a title for details)

  Media

Side 1:  Side 1:
1.Anna Miranda (2:57) /
2.Musk (3:55) /
3.Perfect Child (2:52)
 
Side 2:
 
  Side 2:
1.Frozen And Distant (3:54)
2.Texas Moon (5:39)

Releases