Piece By Piece [remastered & expanded]

26 Jan 2015
The Bottom Line:

Well produced collectors item in the so-called RePresents series

CD 2 track table
nr track time comment
1 Lonely Love (alternate take) 3:24 .
2 Angeline (alternate take) 5:05 .
3 Piece By Piece (alternate take) 3:58 .
4 Serendipity (alternate take) 3:43 .
5 Who Believes In Angels (alternate take) 4:55 .
6 Love Of Mine (alternate take) 4:26 .
7 John Wayne (alternate take) 5:51 .
8 Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love) 3:48 .
9 Piece By Piece (live) 4:33 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
10 Love Of Mine (live) 4:46 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
11 Nightline (live) 3:43 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
12 Serendipity (live) 4:40 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
13 Angeline (live) 5:26 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
14 John Wayne (live) 8:14 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.
15 Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love) (live) 4:10 Fabrik, Hamburg, 23 Apr 1986.

The live tracks were recorded at the Fabrik, Hamburg and come from a 100 minute FM radio broadcast. They feature Foster Paterson (keyboards) , Alan Thomson (bass) and Arran Ahmun (drums, percussion) and were produced by Klaus Wellershaus.

Full credits
Recorded and mixed at CaVa Sound Workshops in Glasgow, Scotland

John Martyn all guitars and all guitar synthesisers
Foster Paterson all keyboards and backing vocals
Alan Thomson fretless bass
Danny Cummings percussion
Colin Tully sax

Tracks recorded live in Hamburg, Germany 1986
Produced by Klaus Wellershaus
Live recordings licensed from Studio Hamburg - Germany

John Martyn vocals, guitar
Alan Thomson bass guitar
Arran Ahmun drums & percussion
Foster Paterson keyboards

Special thanks to my dearest wife Annie, the 'peerless' Foster Paterson, Steve Parker, Kenny MacDonald, Chris Ridgway, Helena Ketley, Brian and all at CaVa

Cover by Island art
Photography Mike Owen

Researched, compiled and sleeve notes John Hillarby
Project co-ordination for Universal by Joe Black at Hey Joe!
Design by Phil Smee at Waldo's Design & Dream Emporium, St Albans
Mastering by Paschal Byrne and Ben Wiseman at The Audio Archiving Company, London
Mixing by Jared Hawkes at Universal Mastering, London
Memorabilia and tape box photos courtesy of John Hillarby
Photographs on pages 2 and 14 by Brian Young
Clearances by Emine Rifat
A&R by Liam Donoghue
Marketing by Sue Armstrong

John Hillarby would like to thank Colin Tully, Alan Thomson, Ian Barnett, Pete Grant, Matt 2T's, Vicky Murray and Brian Young.
Hey Joe! would like to thank: Carolyn Agger, Sue Black, Justin Brown, John Chadwick, Johnny Chandler, Kathryn Gilfeather, Simon Gurney, Ivar Hamilton, Amanda Harcourt, Mick Houghton, The Judester, Nicola Kennedy, Peter Matthews, Grant McKean, David Ward MacLean, Claire Morris, Tasha Pert, Kevin Phelan, Sam Router, Pat Sergo, John Scott, Claire Shomade, Greg Snowdon, David Suff, Craig Thompson, Pete Thompson, Jon Turner, Allen Ward and Byrte Zywko.

'This reissue is respectfully dedicated to Beverley, Mhairi, Spenser and Teresa'

Production: John Martyn
Engineers: Brian Young, Robin Rankin
2CD: Island 471 173-4