Songs From The Mirror – The Remasters: Deluxe Edition

£20.39

Songs from the Mirror is the third solo album by Fish, released in 1993 as his final album for Polydor. It does not contain any original material; instead it is a cover album featuring Fish’s versions of songs by artists who inspired him before his career started. This 3CD remaster is mastered by Calum Malcolm; and comes in a 48 pages hardback book designed by Mark Wilkinson and over 8000 words of sleeve notes by Fish.

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CD 1
01 Question (06.39) [J Hayward] published by Tyler Music Ltd
02 Boston Tea Party (04:21) [A. Harvey/H McKenna/A. Cleminson] Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
03 Fearless (06:15) [D. Gilmour/N. Mason/R. Waters/R. Wright] Published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.
04 Apeman (05:56) [R.D. Davies] Published by Carlin Music Corporation
05 Hold Your Head Up (03:45) [R. Argent/C. White] Published by Verulam Music Co. Ltd.
06. I Know What I Like (04:17) [T. Banks/P. Collins/P. Gabriel/S. Hackett/M. Rutherford] Published by Hit & Run Music Publishing Ltd.
07. Solo (04:10) [S. Denny] Published by Warlock Music Ltd
08 Jeepster (04:10) [M. Bolan] Published by Westminster Music Ltd.
09 Time and a Word featuring Steve Howe (4.24) [Anderson/Foster] Published by Topographic Music Ltd.
10 The Seeker (3.16) [Townsend] Published by Fabulous Music Ltd
11 Five Years (05:17) [D. Bowie] Published by Charisma Music Ltd./EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
12 Caledonia (04.21 [MacClean] Published by Limetree arts and music
Total 61.03

Credits: tracks 1-11
Lead Vocal – Derek W Dick (FISH)
Drums & Percussion – Kevin Wilkinson
Bass Guitar, backing vocals – David Paton
Guitars, backing vocals – Robin Boult
Guitars – Frank Usher
Except track 9 all guitars Steve Howe
Keyboards, backing vocals – Foster Patterson

Backing Vocals 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11 – Danny Campbell
Backing Vocals 3, 5, 6, 7, 11 – Lorna Bannon
Backing Vocals 3, 6, 11 – Jackie Bird
Additional Backing Vocals – The “Harmony” Choir
Fiddle, Whistle 6, 8 – Ben Molleson
Additional Programming 1, 2, 4, 7, 8 – Gaëtan Shurrer
Lawnmower – David Bogie Party invitation – Caroline Boult Answering Machine – Mick Wall
Zippo – Haddington Bear Native Americans – Mr Samples
‘Geezabun’ Choir – Glasgow Barrowland Company Ensemble
Produced, Recorded & Mixed By JAMES CASSIDY
Assistant engineer DAVE BOGIE remastered by Calum Malcolm 2017
Recorded & Mixed at Funny Farm Recording Studio, East Lothian, Scotland 1993
Track 12 ‘Caledonia’ recorded at Ca Va studio, Glasgow 2003 for the Frankie Miller Tribute album.
Lead Vocal Fish
Drums Ted McKenna, Guitars Zal Cleminson, Keyboards Hugh McKenna (the Sensational Alex Harvey Band) guitars Brian Robertson
Strings the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, arranged by Irvin Duguid
Backing vocals Mary Kiani and choir

CD2
01 Something in the Air (6.00) [Keen] published by Fabulous Music Ltd.
Live Hamburg, Grosse Freiheit 23/6/92
02 I Know What I Like (3.16) [T. Banks/P. Collins/P. Gabriel/S. Hackett/M. Rutherford] Published by Hit & Run Music Publishing Ltd.] 03 The seeker (3.17) [Townsend] Published by Fabulous Music Ltd] Both 93 Demos recorded at the Funny Farm Studios Recorded & Mixed By JAMES CASSIDY
04 Fearless (6.49) [D. Gilmour/N. Mason/R. Waters/R. Wright] Published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.
05 Boston Tea Party ( 4.13) [A. Harvey/H McKenna/A. Cleminson] Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
06 Jeepster (3.54) [M. Bolan] Published by Westminster Music Ltd
07 Hold Your Head Up ( 3.08) [R. Argent/C. White] Published by Verulam Music Co. Ltd.
08 5 Years ( 7.58) [D. Bowie] Published by Charisma Music Ltd./EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
All recorded Live Utrecht, Vredenberg Halle 18/3/93
09 Roadhouse Blues (7.30) [Morrison, Manzarek, Densmore, Krieger] Alfred Publishing Co Ltd
10 Jeepster (5.35) Published by Westminster Music Ltd.
Both Live ‘Acoustic’ Gertrud Boumer Halle Duisberg 9/12/94 “Jürgen’s birthday party”
11 Solo (5.19) Live acoustic Bucklein Theatre, Krakow, Poland, 14/10/95
12 Boston Tea Party with SAHB (4.57) [A. Harvey/H McKenna/A. Cleminson] Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
Produced, Recorded & Mixed By JAMES CASSIDY Funny Farm Studio December 1995
13 Faithhealer (6.28) [A. Harvey/H McKenna/A. Cleminson] Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. Recorded live at Nearfest USA 20/6/2008 mixed by Calum Malcolm
Total 72.04 minutes

Lead Vocal – Derek W Dick (FISH)
Drums & Percussion – Kevin Wilkinson
Bass Guitar, backing vocals – David Paton
Guitars, backing vocals – Robin Boult
Guitars – Frank Usher
Keyboards – Foss Paterson
except
Track 9, 10, 11 with Dave Stewart on Drums
Track 13 Gavin Griffiths on Drums, Steve Vantsis Bass, Frank Usher and Chris Johnson guitars
Track 12 Drums Ted McKenna, Guitars Zal Cleminson, Keyboards Hugh McKenna (the Sensational Alex Harvey Band)
Additional engineering on live recordings and compilation Steve Vantsis
CD1 and CD2 re mastered by Calum Malcolm 2017
Interview recorded by Scott Mackay and David Barras at the Studio August 2017
Edited and produced by David Barras

Cover illustration “THE GUDDLER” by KEITH McINTYRE

Artwork Design – Mark Wilkinson
Sleevenotes – Derek W Dick c2017 additional sleeve notes James Cassidy
A huge heartfelt thanks to all the musicians and technicians who have contributed to the recordings and performances over the years with special thanks to Calum Malcolm, Mark Wilkinson, James Cassidy and Steve Vantsis for their work on this remastered version.

Dedicated to ALAN FREEMAN and all the writers & musicians that guided me to the mirror.
And especially to Kevin Wilkinson 1958-99

Additional information

Weight 0.201 kg
Dimensions 13.5 x 12.5 x 0.5 cm