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Kimberley Rew
c. 1952   Soft Boys and Waves guitarist


Black Snake Diamond Role (1981, Armageddon (UK))
1The Man Who Invented Himself
2Brenda's Iron Sledge
3Do Policemen Sing?
4The Lizard
6Acid Bird
7I Watch The Cars
8Out Of The Picture
9City Of Shame

Reissued in 1985 on Aftermath Records (UK) and in 1986 on Relativity (US). The 1987 Aftermath CD reissue added the track Dancing On God's Thumb. The 1995 Rhino CD reissue added the above track, plus Happy The Golden Prince, I Watch The Cars (#2), It Was The Night, and Grooving On A Inner Plane.

Groovy Decay (1982, Albion (UK))
1Night Ride To Trinidad
2Fifty Two Stations
3Young People Scream
4The Rain
6The Cars She Used To Drive
7Grooving On An Inner Plane
8St. Petersburg
9When I Was A Kid
10Midnight Fish

A 1985 reissue added the tracks How Do You Work This Thing and It Was The Night.

I Often Dream Of Trains (1984, Midnight Music (UK))
1Nocturne (Prelude)
2Sometimes I Wish I Was A Pretty Girl
4Uncorrected Personality Traits
5Sounds Great When You're Dead
6Flavour Of Night
7Ye Sleeping Knights of Jesus
8This Could Be The Day
9Trams Of Old London
10Furry Green Atom Bowl
11Heartfull Of Leaves
12Autumn Is Your Last Chance
13I Often Dream Of Trains
14Nocturne (Demise)

Reissued in 1986 by Relativity (US). The 1995 Rhino CD reissue added the tracks Ye Sleeping Nights Of Jesus (demo), Sometimes I Wish I Was A Pretty Girl (demo), Cathedral (demo), Mellow Together (demo), and The Bones In The Ground (demo).

Groovy Decoy (1985, Midnight Music (UK))
1Fifty Two Stations
3St. Petersburg
4Nightride To Trinidad
5How Do You Work This Thing?
6The Cars She Used To Drive
7It Was The Night
8Young People Scream
9The Rain
10When I Was A Kid
11Midnight Fish

This alternate version of Groovy Decay featured some different versions of its songs and some entirely different tracks. The 1986 CD version added the track Grooving On A Inner Plane. Reissued in 1986 on Relativity (US). A 1995 Rhino CD titled Gravy Deco included all tracks from both Decay and Decoy, plus Night Ride To Trinidad (Special Disco Mix) and Kingdom Of Love (version).

Invisible Hitchcock (1986, Glass Fish (UK))
1All I Wanna Do Is Fall In Love
2Give Me A Spanner, Ralph
3A Skull, A Suitcase, And A Long Red Bottle Of Wine
4My Favourite Buildings
5It's A Mystic Trip
6The Pit Of Souls (Country Version)
8Mr. Deadly
9Star Of Hairs
10I Got A Message For You
11Vegetable Friend
12Point It At Gran
13Let There Be More Darkness
14Blues In A

A version released on Relativity Records (US) the same year replaced It's A Mystic Trip and Mr. Deadly with Grooving On A Inner Plane and Messages Of Dark. The Glass Fish CD Version included all of these tracks except Grooving, and added Falling Leaves, Eaten By Her Own Dinner, and The Abandoned Brain. The 1995 Rhino CD reissue included all of the above tracks except for Grooving On A Inner Plane (moved to Black Snake Diamond Role), and also added Listening To The Higsons and Dr. Sticky.

Eye (1990, TwinTone (US), Glass Fish (UK))
1Cynthia Mask
2Certainly Clickot
3Queen Elvis
4Flesh Cartoons
5Chinese Water Python
7Linctus House
8Sweet Ghost Of Light
9College Of Ice
10Transparent Lover
11Beautiful Girl
12Raining Twilight Coast
13Clean Steve
14Agony of Pleasure
15Glass Hotel
18Queen Elvis II

The 1995 Rhino CD reissue added the tracks Raining Twilight Coast (demo), Agony Of Pleasure (demo), and Queen Elvis (demo).

You & Oblivion (1995, Sequel (UK), Rhino (US))
1You've Got
2Don't You
4She Reached For A Light
5Victorian Squid
6Captain Dry
7Mr. Rock 'N' Roll
8August Hair
9Take Your Knife Out Of My Back
11The Dust
12Polly On The Shore (traditional song)
14Fiend Before The Shrine
16Into It
17Stranded In The Future
18Keeping Still
19September Cones
20Ghost Ship
21You & Me
22If I Could Look

My Wife And My Dead Wife (1995, Sequel (UK))
1My Wife And My Dead Wife (Live)
2I Something You
3Zipper In My Spine
4Man With A Woman's Shadow

Moss Elixir (1996, Warner Brothers)
1Sinister But She Was Happy
2The Devil's Radio
4Alright, Yeah
5Filthy Bird
6The Speed Of Things
7Beautiful Queen
8Man With A Woman's Shadow
9I Am Not Me
10De Chirico Street
11You And Oblivion
12This Is How It Feels

Mossy Liquor (1996, Warner Brothers)
1Alright, Yeah (Swedish)
2Beautiful Queen
3Shuffling Over The Flagstones
4Cool Bug Rumble
5Wide Open Star
6Each Of Her Silver Wands
7De Chirico Street
8As Lemons Chop
9Sinister But She Was Happy
11The Devil's Radio

A vinyl-only companion release to Moss Elixir.

Royal Queen Albert And Beautiful Homer (1997, Warner Brothers)
1Beautiful Queen
2It's All Over Now Baby Blue
3Desolation Row
4Tell Me
5I Don't Believe You
6Baby, Let Me Follow You Down
7Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
8Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
9One Too Many Mornings
10Ballad Of A Thin Man
11Like A Rolling Stone

A promotional-only release which, with the exception of the track Beautiful Queen, consisted of a live re-creation of the 1966 Bob Dylan performance at the Albert Hall.

Storefront Hitchcock (1998, Warner Brothers)
2Let's Go Thundering
3I'm Only You
4Glass Hotel
5I Something You
6The Yip! Song
8Alright, Yeah
9Where Do You Go When You Die?
10The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix cover)
11No, I Don't Remember Guildford
12Beautiful Queen

The 2 disc vinyl edition also included the tracks Filthy Bird, Statue With a Walkman, You and Oblivion, Airscape, and Eerie Green Storm Lantern.

Jewels For Sophia (1999, Warner Brothers)
1Mexican God
2The Cheese Alarm
3Viva! Sea-Tac
4I Feel Beautiful
5You've Got a Sweet Mouth on You Baby
6NASA Clapping
7Sally Was a Legend
9Elizabeth Jade
10No, I Don't Remember Guildford
11Dark Princess
12Jewels for Sophia
13Mr. Tongs (hidden track)
14Gene Hackman (live) (hidden track)

A Star For Bram (2000, Editions PAF!)
1Daisy Bomb
2I Saw Nick Drake
3Adoration of the City
5I Wish I Liked You
6Nietzche's Way
7The Philosophers Stone
8Green Boy
9Judas Sings (Jesus & Me)
10Antwoman (dub)
11I Used to Love You
12The Underneath

Robyn Sings (2002, Editions PAF!)
1Visions of Johanna
2Tangled Up In Blue
3Not Dark Yet
44th Time Around
5Desolation Row
6It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
8Visions of Johanna
9Tell Me Mama
10I Don't Believe You
11Baby Let Me Follow You Down
12Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
13Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
14One Too Many Mornings
15Ballad of a Thin Man
16Like a Rolling Stone

A 2-disc CD set consiting entirely of live cover versions of Bob Dylan songs. Includes most (but not all) of the tracks from Royal Queen Albert And Beautiful Homer.

Luxor (2003, Editions PAF!)
1The Sound of Sound
2One L
3Penelope's Angles
4The Idea of You
5You Remind Me of You
7Keep Finding Me
8Maria Lyn
9Round Song
10Ant Corridor
12The Wolf House

Spooked (2004, Yep Roc)
2If You Know Time
3Everybody Needs Love
4English Girl
5Demons And Fiends
6Creeped Out
7Sometimes A Blonde
8We're Gonna Live In The Trees
9Tryin' To Get To Heaven Before They Close The Door (Bob Dylan cover)
10Full Moon In My Soul
11Welcome To Earth
12Flanagan's Song

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