Runout groove messages:
A: THE GUN IS KING
B: HAND BUILT BY DALEKS (+ Picture of Dalek)
Oil & Gold
Arista 207206 (1985)

1. Malaria (4:26)
2. Everything That Rises Must Converge (4:01)
3. Fish Below The Ice (4:26)
4. This Big Hush (6:06)
5. Faded Flowers (3:42)
6. Nemesis (3:42)
7. Only Thing That Shines (4:17)
8. Health And Knowledge And Wealth And Power (4:44)
9. Hammerheads (4:12)
10. Coelocanth (4:12)

Lineup:
  • Dave Allen
  • Barry Andrews
  • Carl Marsh
  • Martyn Barker

  • Additional:
  • Emma Burnham
  • Clare Torry
  • Rick Driscoll
  • Jan Ince
  • Phillipe Nguyen
  • Dennis Bentley
  • Mark Edwards (Backing Vocals)
  • Lu Edmonds
  • Hans Zimmer (Bass, Programming, Shaker)
  • Ben Mandelson (Violin)
  • Paul Hirsh (Shakuhaci)
  • Mark Cartright (Slap Bass Sample)

  • LP: Arista 207206 (1985)
    Note that this version lists incorrect track times.
    LP White Label Promo: Arista 207206 (1985)
    Greek LP: Arista VG 60028 (1985)
    Australan LP: Arista/Festival L 38432 (1985)
    Note that this version lists incorrect track times.
    New Zealand LP: Arista/Festival L 38432 (1985)
    Australian/NZ LP: Arista VPLI 7533 (1985)
    Re-pressing with distributer changed to RCA. Sleeve states 'Australia and New Zealand' so exact origin uncertain, but probably pressed in New Zealand for both countries.
    US LP: Island 7 90276-1 (1985)
    There are at least two versions of this LP with subtly different information on the record label. In very small text, one version says ST-IL-855708-AR, the other says ST-IL-855708-SP.
    Canadian LP: Island ISL 1044 (1985)
    US CD Album: Island 422-942 882-2 (1985)
    US CD Album: Island 7 90276-2 (1985)
    Note that the US and Canadian versions have a different cover from the rest.
    US CD Album: Shriekback.com (2002?)
    Internet-only unofficial release. No packaging.

    Most of the discography information on this page was taken from Phil Hetherington's Shriekback Pages .