Swell Maps Discography
Compilation albums, etc:
Whatever Happens Next… (archive material)
Rough Trade – Rough 21 – 1981 (Double LP)
Rough Trade – Rough 41 – 1981
Note: This is a singles compilation, aimed at the US market.
Train Out Of It
Antar Records – Antar 4 – 1986
Note: This is a further collection of unreleased material, plus tracks culled from the singles.
Reissued by Mute Records in 1991 (MAPS CD 3) with 7 extra tracks.
Collision Time Revisited Collision Time Revisited
Mute Records – 71421 – 1989 (Double LP)
Alive Records – Alive 0035 – 1999
Sweep The Desert
Alive Records – Alive 0041-2 – 2000
Waistrel and Whippersnappers Overground Records 2006 (archive material)
Members of the Swell Maps played on or produced several contemporary recordings. Here are a selection:
Steve Treatment: 5 A-Sided 45
7″ Rather Records GEAR 2 (1978)
Cult Figures Zip Nolan / Playing With Toys / Zip Dub
7″ Rough Trade RT 020 (1979)
The Cult Figures were Birmingham duo Gary Jones and Jonny Hodgson.
On this, their debut single, they were backed by the Swell Maps:
Nikki Sudden, Epic Soundtracks, Jowe Head and Richard Earl.
Phones Sportsman Band
I Really Love You EP
7″ Rather Records GEAR 9 (1980)
New Age / Frames Of Life
7″ Neo London Records PHASE 2 (1980)
Features Nikki Sudden (guitar, backing vocals), Jowe Head (bass, backing vocals).
Thanks to Keg, whose website “A Day in Heaven” is at www.televisionpersonalities.co.uk
And to Allan at Topplers Records at www.topplers.net
Read the story of the Cult Figures at http://www.cultfigures.co.uk.