All I Want remix by GLOK (Andy Bell) released as a single, originally appeared on US sites on 19th May. International release 25th May 2017. Download/streaming only.
All I Want single Download only release of third track from Weather Diaries. An alternative sleeve (see below) was added to download sites on 18th May 2017.
Released just 24 hours after their previous single Charm Assault, 'Home Is A Feeling' is the second track released from their sessions with Erol Alkon. An album due in early Summer 2017. An alternative sleeve (see below) was added to download sites on 18th May 2017.
First new song released since 1996. Press statement states: ""Charm Assault" is taken from Ride's forthcoming album, due to be released Summer 2017 on Wichita Recordings. The album was produced by Erol Alkan and mixed by the band's longtime collaborator, Alan Moulder. Andy Bell says “Charm Assault is a pretty straightforward expression of frustration and disgust at the people who currently run our country. The tour in 2015 was a good way of reminding us what we were good at in the first place and Charm Assault feels like a natural continuation from our peak. When we started writing together again we tried to imagine we'd kept on making music all this time, and this was just the latest one.” An alternative sleeve (see below) was added to download sites on 18th May 2017.
Reissue of debut album to celebrate the 25th anniversary. Released as limited edition (2000 copies) double splatter vinyl also featuring additional tracks from Fall EP and Today Forever EP not featured on original pressing. CD comes with an additional live DVD recorded at the Town & Country Club in March 1991. Tracklisting for CD and LP Seagull Kaleidoscope In A Different Place Polar Bear Dreams Burn Down Decay Paralysed Vapour Trail Taste Here And Now Nowhere Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Tracklisting for Live at the Town & Country Club DVD Polar Bear Unfamiliar Like A Daydream Drive Blind Vapour Trail Beneath In A Different Place Perfect Time Sennen Taste Today Decay Dreams Burn Down Chelsea Girl Nowhere Seagull Promo video Nowhere live at the Town & Country Club 7th March 1991 Dreams Burn Down live at the Town & Country Club 7th March 1991
To coincide with the 25th anniversary of Nowhere, Ride released a single featuring two new remixes of Vapour Trail by Robert Smith of The Cure. The single was released digitally with a Vapour Mix and a Trail Mix.
Ride Music RIDEMSC03L Going Blank Again CD: Leave Them All Behind Twisterella Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 Going Blank Again* Howard Hughes* Stampede* Grasshopper~ (* from the 'Twisterella' EP, ~ from the 'Leave Them All Behind' EP) Produced by Alan Moulder and Ride Re-mastered by Nick Webb at Abbey Road Cover artwork © Christopher Gunson Recorded at Chipping Norton Recording Studios by Alan Moulder and at Black Barn studios, Ripley by Matt Oliver. Mixed at The Church, London by Alan Moulder, assisted by Dick Live At Brixton DVD: Leave Them All Behind Taste Not Fazed Unfamiliar Like A Daydream OX4 Perfect Time Twisterella Drive Blind Making Judy Smile Nowhere Vapour Trail Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Dreams Burn Down Time Of Her Time Chelsea Girl First DVD release of the full 1992 video Numbered Limited Edition of 2000 copies (this version). 20th Anniversary Edition of Ride's second album 'Going Blank Again' CD plus 'Live At Brixton Academy' DVD. Originally released in March 1992, Going Blank Again was remastered in 2001 at Abbey Road Studios and reissued with four additional tracks that had previously been released on the EPs that accompanied the album at the time. This expanded, remastered version of Going Blank Again has now been augmented in this special 20th Anniversary Edition with a bonus DVD of the Brixton Academy show from 27/03/92. This live concert was originally released only on VHS across the world (and Laserdisc in Japan) and has long been unavailable. The DVD has been mastered from the original digital version of the concert and the audio has been mixed afresh in 2012 at Alan Moulder's studio by Catherine Marks and John Catlin. The first 2000 copies of this 20th Anniversary Edition are numbered and 50 of these 2000 were randomly selected and signed by all four members of the band. Recorded at Chipping Norton Recording Studios by Alan Moulder and at Black Barn Studios, Ripley by Matt Olivier. Re-mastered at Abbey Road, London, by Nick Webb. Dialogue on Cool Your Boots from Withnail & I used by permission. © 1987 Handmade Films (1985) Partnership. ℗ 1992 Ride Music © 2012 Ride Music. Available to buy here
Soundtrack album for the Creation Records film Upside Down. Compilation put together by Mark Gardener and released as a 2CD set. Disc: 1 1. The Jesus And Mary Chain - Upside Down 2. Oasis - Rock N Roll Star 3. Primal Scream - Loaded 4. Ride - Leave Them All Behind 5. The House of Love - Shine On 6. BMX Bandits - Serious Drugs 7. Teenage Fanclub - The Concept 8. The Telescopes - Perfect Needle 9. Biff Bang Pow - There Must Be A Better Life 10. Slowdive - Souvlaki Space Station 11. Slaughter Joe - I’ll Follow You Down 12. The Jasmine Minks - Think 13. The Boo Radleys - Lazarus 14. Revolving Paint Dream - In The Afternoon 15. Sugar - If I Can’t Change Your Mind 16. Swervedriver - Son Of Mustang Ford 17. Super Furry Animals - Something 4 The Weekend Disc: 2 1. Oasis - Wonderwall 2. Ride - Taste 3. Primal Scream - Swastika Eyes 4. Swervedriver - Duel 5. Teenage Fanclub - Mellow Doubt 6. Biff Bang Bow - It Makes You Scared 7. Slowdive - Alison 8. Revolving Paint Dream - Flowers In The Sky 9. The House of Love - Destroy the Heart 10. BMX Bandits - I Wanna Fall In Love 11. Slaughter Joe - So Out Of Touch 12. The Jazz Butcher - Girl Go 13. The Creation - Creation 14. The Telescopes - Perfect Needle 15. Primal Scream - Imperial 16. The Boo Radleys - Wake Up Boo! 17. The Jesus And Mary Chain - Some Candy Talking The film was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on the same day.
Soundcheck 1 Soundcheck 2 Performance CD single - no cat # design.tourist p + c 2002 Ride First new Ride material for 6 years Recorded 16/10/01 for the Channel 4 show 'Pioneers' (broadcast 5/12/01) 1000 copy only release, now sold out The band's 17/10/01 e-newsletter described the recording thus: "So yesterday at the John Henry rehearsal complex in North London, Andy, Mark, Steve and Loz all turned up, set-up, plugged-in and put together about an hour's worth of un-rehearsed sonic jamming to accompany the forthcoming series of Channel 4's Pioneers. The show is about the influence of Sonic Youth and is effectively "presented" by Andy and Mark. They talk about Sonic Youth's influence generally to 90's music and specifically the influence on the then-fledgling Ride. As part of the idea for the show, the producer had asked Mark and Andy to play 10-15 minutes of guitar-based feedback which they wanted to film and use as a backdrop to the programme. It was Andy's idea that if he and Mark were going to get together to talk about Sonic Youth's influence on Ride then any "performance" to accompany the programme should feature all 4 ex-Ride members. Mark flew in from France for the day, Andy delayed his return to Sweden after the Oasis tour for a day and both Loz and Steve managed to juggle their existing commitments to make way for the day's filming. Everyone arrived about 11 and everything was set-up and ready to roll about Midday. Once the TV people had sorted their sound and camera positions out, the band started to work on a loose jam that they'd put together on the spot. It was a simple recording - one stereo mic for the drums, one bass mic and one each for Andy's and Mark's guitars. No vocals. It was truly amazing how quickly the whole sound slotted into place, that old adage about riding a bicycle was never more appropriate. There was a break while the sound levels and the overall mix were checked: and also while the lighting team sorted out their part of the equation. After a spot of lunch the band started playing about 1:30 with the cameras and the tape rolling until it came to it's natural conclusion about 2:15. Mark and Andy then filmed the interview and they all packed up and went their separate ways - Mark and Andy off to Heathrow for their respective flights, Steve back to Oxford and Loz back across London. It was very strange to witnedd how natural the whole event was and also how enjoyable and inspirational it was too. They talked about whether to base the jam on perhaps Grasshopper or even the middle section of Drive Blind but in the end a completely new piece of music came out of the day. There will some snaps of the day and maybe some camcorder footage up on the Ride site in the next couple of weeks or so - don't touch that dial." The original CD sold out almost immediately. You can buy official downloads of the EP directly from Ride here Image above was originally posted on the old rideox4.net official site David from Biff Bang Pow was there on the day and shot a few pieces of video, which he has uploaded to his YouTube channel. You can watch them below.
Ignition Records CD - IGN CD13C (available as part of box set only) Leave Them All Behind Taste Not Fazed Sennen Like A Daydream Twisterella Time Of Her Time Nowhere Vapour Trail Seagull Close My Eyes Mouse Trap All songs Ride Recorded live at Reading Festival 29.8.92 by Fleetwood Mobiles Mixed at Konk Studios, London by Alan Moulder and Mark Gardener Mastered at Abbey Road, London by Nick Webb Distributed by 3MV/Pinnacle Design & Art Direction by Tourist, London The initial intention was to release 'Reading' as a DVD rather than audio CD, as the entire gig was filmed by Fuji TV in Japan. However, the video tapes have subsequently been misplaced. 'Making Judy Smle' and 'I Don't Want To Be A Soldier' were also played and recorded, but were deemed not good enough for inclusion on this disc. '..Soldier' was released inittialy on the 'NME Mutha Of Creation' cassette and then appeared on the 'Just Say Roe' compilation CD. Both tracks have since been made available for download via ridemusic.net
Ignition Records CD - IGN CD13A (available as part of box set only) CD - IGN CD14 LP - IGN LP14 Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Like A Daydream Taste Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Unfamiliar Leave Them All Behind Twisterella OX4 Birdman From Time To Time How Does It Feel To Feel? I Don't Know Where It Comes From Black Nite Crash Mastered at Abbey Road, London by Nick Webb Distributed by 3MV/Pinnacle Cover Photograph by Reza Estakhrian Band Photographs by Jayne Houghton & Joe Dillworth Design & Art Direction by Tourist, London Jewel Case CD (IGN CD14) All tracks are original, full versions, except 'From Time To Time' (missing Sleeper Creeper II outro) and 'I Don't Know Where I Comes From', which is the single version. Liner Notes (the OX4) by Andy Perry CD Also available (in digi-pack version) as part of the Box Set (IGN CD13A)
Ignition Records 3 x CD (Box Set) (IGN CD13) CD1 OX4_The Best Of Ride (IGN CD13A) CD2 Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95 (IGN CD13B) CD3 Live_Reading Festival 1992 (IGN CD13C) Mastered at Abbey Road, London by Nick Webb. Distributed by 3MV/Pinnacle. Design & Art Direction by Tourist and Laurence Colbert 3 digi-pack CDs, with booklet, in cardboard slip case
Creation Records Vinyl LP - CRELP188 Cassette - C-CRE188 CD - CRECD188 Black Nite Crash Sunshine/Nowhere To Run Dead Man Walk On Water Deep Inside My Pocket Mary Anne Castle On The Hill Gonna Be Alright The Dawn Patrol Ride The Wind Burnin' Starlight Motel Recorded in London, 1995 Engineered by Richard 'Digby' Smith and Paul Motion Mixed by Mark Freegard for 140dB except 'Castle On The Hill' mixed by Andy Bell Designed at Negativespace Each format featured different sleeve colour: CD - turquoise (pictured), LP - orange, and cassette - green
Creation Records CD - CRECD 180P Black Nite Crash Sunshine/Nowhere To Run Dead Man Walk On Water Deep Inside My Pocket Mary Anne Castle On The Hill Gonna Be Alright The Dawn Patrol Ride The Wind Burnin' Starlight Motel Some jewel cases are stickered (see image) Sleeve artwork as commercial release A US promo CD, cat # 2-61893-P, also exists - no front insert, back insert has tracklist & brief biography
Creation Records 12" single - CRE199T CD single - CRESCD199 Black Nite Crash Nothing Lasts Forever Slave A Trip Down Ronnie Lane Recorded in London, 1995 Engineered by Richard 'Digby' Smith and Paul Motion Mixed by Mark Freegard for 140dB Designed at Negativespace
Creation Records Promo 12" - No Cat # Black Nite Crash 12" is housed in black, die-cut sleeve Promo CD - CCD 199 Black Nite Crash Nothing Lasts Forever Slave A Trip Down Ronnie Lane CD sleeve is identical to commercial release, with CD printed black rather than cream
Mutiny Records CD single - MTYCDP - 001 From Time To Time (Edit) Twisterella Magical Spring Drive Blind 1&3. Original versions From The Mutiny Album "Live Light" 2&4. Bonus tracks from The Mutiny Album "Live Light" (vinyl version) Released as a 'promo' for 'Live Light', and as a giveaway with the album. A video, with footage from the Royal Albert Hall 21/09/94, was also circulated with this release. All versions are shorter than the versions on 'Live Light', mostly cutting out the between song noise. 'From Time To Time' has been edited
Vox Magazine – VOX RAD 9799 I Don't Know Where It Comes From (Radcliffe Session) Free cassette with VOX magazine Later released on Waves
Mutiny Records - 1995 CD - 60023-80002-2 Cassette - 60023-80004-4 Seagull Magical Spring From Time To Time Chelsea Girl Birdman Only Now Leave Them All Behind Let's Get Lost Close My Eyes End of the Universe 2XVinyl LP - 60023-80002-1 Seagull Magical Spring From Time To Time Chelsea Girl Birdman Only Now Leave Them All Behind Let's Get Lost Close My Eyes End of the Universe Twisterella Drive Blind All tracks recorded live during the band's last European tour Band-sanctioned release Released by the U.S. indie label Mutiny Records, and available through record shops Recorded on the Carnival of Light French tour, November 1994 A Japanese version of the 'Live Light' CD is also available, featuring different disc, inner and rear artwork to the U.S. release
10 track cassette to promote the Live Light album on Mutiny Records. Catalogue number 60023-80002-4
12VCD12 (A 2 x 12" vinyl version was also available) Only Now (US Remix) Remix by Jack Rieley Released 12/94, Volume magazine
Sire/Reprise (Japan) CD - WPCR-68 At The End Of The Universe I Don't Know Where It Comes From (single version) Let's Get Lost Don't Let It Die Walkabout Moonlight Medicine (Ride On The Wire Mix) Rolling Thunder #2 I Don't Know Where It Comes From (Apollo 11 Mix) Journey To The End Of The Universe Compilation of tracks from the 'Birdman', 'How Does It Feel To Feel? and 'I Don't Know Where It Comes From' singles Available on import around the world
Creation Records 2 X Vinyl LP - CRELP147 Cassette - C-CRE147 CD - CRECD147 Moonlight Medicine 1000 Miles From Time To Time Natural Grace Only Now Birdman Crown Of Creation How Does It Feel To Feel? Endless Road Magical Spring Rolling Thunder I Don't Know Where It Comes From The outro to 'from Time To Time' is an uncredited, unreleased track - 'Sleeper Creeper II'
Creation Records 12" single - CRE184T CD single - CRESCD184 How Does It Feel To Feel? Walkabout At The End Of The Universe 7" single - CRE184 CD single - CRECS184 How Does It Feel To Feel? Chelsea Girl Photo - Gered Mankowitz Design - Mark Bown Ride's first (and only) official 7" single release. 'Chelsea Gir'l is the original version, from the 'Ride' EP.
Creation Records 12" single - CRE155T CD single - CRESCD155 Clear Vinyl 12" single - CRE155TC (1,900 only) - released 25/04/94 Birdman Rolling Thunder #2 Let's Get Lost Don't Let It Die Produced and mixed by John Leckie Photo - Tom Sheehan Design - Mark Bown Clear vinyl 12" was released a week after the main release, through 'Chain With No Name' shops only
NME - NME CRE 10 I Don't Want To Be A Soldier (Jonn Lennon) (Live at Reading Festival 29/8/92) Free NME cassette Later released on download version of Live_Reading Festival 1992
Creation Records CD - CRECD126 Chelsea Girl Drive Blind All I Can See Close My Eyes Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time made in the U.K. distributed by pinnacle Produced by Ride Chelsea Girl, Drive Blind, All I can See, Close My Eyes: recorded at Union Studios, Oxford, England by Calvin and Alan. Remixed at Arkantide Studios, London by James and Bill Like A Daydream, Silver, Furthest Sense, Perfect Time: recorded at Blackwing studios, London by Ken. Like A Daydream remixed at Matrix studios, London by Alan Moulder The domestic issue of this compilation, featuring the tracks from the 'Ride' and 'Play' EPs
Sire/Warner Bros (Japan) CD - WPCP-5064 Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves Grasshopper Twisterella Going Blank Again Howard Hughes Stampede Compilation of the 'Leave Them All Behind' and 'Twisterella' singles, which were not released in Japan. Avaialble on import around the world. Sleeve picture is the third in the series of Jock Sturges images chosen by the band.
3 x Vinyl LP - NME40LP 3 x CD - NME40CD 2 x cassette - NME40MC The Model (Kraftwerk) NME 40th birthday compilation
Kiss The Stone records CD - KTS069 Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Vapour Trail Perfect Time Today Seagull (overload) In A Different Place Nowhere Total Running Time 58:44 All songs by Ride Recorded live in USA 1990 & Europe 1991 KTS Records - made in Italy The first Ride bootleg to appear on CD, a combination of the 'Kaleidoscope' promo and 'Meltdown' bootleg Tracks 1-5 - Wembley Arena, London 19/01/91 Tracks 6-10 - Town & Country Club, London 08/03/91 Tracks 11-12 - Roxy, L.A. 10/04/91
SBK/Sire Blue Vinyl 7" Single - PB05468 She Calls (Slowdive) Leave Them All Behind (Ride) Released to promote Ride/Slowdive 1992 US tour Artwork has regular 'Leave Them All Behind' artwork on one side, and Slowdive photo on the other Record has no centre (juke box style)
Creation Records 12" single - CRE0150T CD single - CRESCD150 Cassette single - CRECS150 Twisterella Going Blank Again Howard Hughes Stampede Recorded at Chipping Norton recording studios by Alan Moulder, except Howard Hughes recorded at Black Barn studios, Ripley by Matt Oliver Mixed at Swanyard Studios, London by Alan Moulder except Twisterella mixed at The Church London by Alan Moulder Produced by Alan Moulder and Ride Cover photograph by Jock Sturges The single is actually untitled, but has become known as 'Twisterella' as this is the lead track. Apparently, Andy wanted to give the EP a name of it's own, but ran out of time before the artwork was completed Select magazine review
Creation Records/Select Magazine / C-RE 128 Time Of Her Time (Live At Hultsfred Festival, Sweden, 1991) Cassette free with April 1992 issue of Select Magazine
7" Promo - CRE 150P (Creation Records UK) Twisterella Going Blank Again Black, dye cut sleeve 12" Promo - 150TP (Creation Records UK) Twisterella Going Blank Again Howard Hughes Stampede Creation company sleeve Spanish Promo 7" (Warner Bros) 7" Single - 1576 Twisterella Twisterella (plays both sides) Lists Ride's 1992 Spanish Autumn tour dates - released to promote tour Record has no centre (juke box style)
Creation Records 2 X Vinyl LP - CRELP124 Cassette - C-CRE124 CD - CRECD124 Leave Them All Behind Twisterella Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 Produced by Alan Moulder and Ride Cover artwork © Christopher Gunson Recorded at Chipping Norton Recording Studios by Alan Moulder and at Black Barn studios, Ripley by Matt Oliver. Mixed at The Church, London by Alan Moulder, assisted by Dick Two uncredited tracks appear on the album - 'King Bullshit' is the intro to 'Time Machine', and 'Motorway Madness' segues into 'OX4'. -Three of the four sides of the double vinyl version have a message etched into the run-out groove: Side A - 'DIE WITH YOUR BOOTS ON', Side C- 'WIN OR LOSE, UP THE U'S' and Side D - 'IT'S NEVER FINAL 'TIL IT'S VINYL'. All formats feature an inner group photo by Jayne Houghton. All formats also include the album's full lyrics; for the vinyl version, this was printed on a pull out insert. Re-issued in 2001 A variation to the LP sleeve has been spotted, with different 'Ride' font to the common version:
Creation Records Promo CD - PCRECD 124 White Label LP - ? Advance Cassette - ? Leave Them All Behind Twisterella Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 Existence of white label vinyl promos unconfirmed. Preview cassettes exist. CD housed in stiff polythene sleeve - no artwork A US promo CD, cat # 26836-2-DJ, also exists - this is identical to the regular release (plastic case, same inserts) - the only difference is the release number printed on the disc (26836-2-DJ), which is a black & white picture disc A 4 page press release was also issued in the US (below)
Creation Records 12" single - CRE0123T CD single - CRESCD123 Cassette single - CRECS123 Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves Grasshopper Leave Them All Behind and Chrome Waves recorded at Chipping Norton recording studios by Alan Moulder. Grasshopper recorded at Black Barn studios, Ripley by Matt. Mixed at Swanyard Studios, London by Alan Moulder. Produced by Alan Moulder and Ride Cover photograph by Jock Sturges This version of 'Chrome Waves' differs from the version on 'Going Blank Again'
Creation Records 7" Promo - CRE 123P Leave Them All Behind (Radio Edit) 7" is in a black, dye cut sleeve. 12" in a Creation company sleeve 12" Promo - 123TP Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves Grasshopper 12" comes with press release (below) CD Promo - PCRESCD 123 Leave Them All Behind (Radio Edit) Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves Grasshopper CD is in jewel case identical to commercial release, though may be stickered
Leave Them All Behind Twisterella Not Fazed Ballad Of OX4 Mouse Trap Everybody Knows Blue Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Prince Bullshit Tongue Tied Time Machine Chrome Waves Making Judy Smile Motorway Madness Cassette of sequenced, final mixes of tracks for what would become the 'Going Blank Again' album Track listing was later shortened and several tracks unreleased until 'Firing Blanks' in 2001 Motorway Madness is circa 7 minutes long: a section was used on the intro of the album version of OX4 Ballad Of OX4 has a 'clean' intro, rather than the cross-faded final version Mouse Trap is an alt. mix
7" single (coloured vinyl) Sight of You (Pale Saints) Severance (Dead Can Dance) LTD EDITION OF 500 'Sight of You' is a Pale Saints cover, and is taken from an FM recording of Ride first BBC Peel Session, Recorded 04/02/90 and transmitted 26/02/90. 'Deliverance' is actually 'Severance', a Dead Can Dance cover. From Ride's second BBC Peel session, recorded 16/09/90 and transmitted 29/09/90 There are 2 known variants, either red or purple vinyl Both tracks later released officially on 'Waves'
Red Vinyl 12" LP - TUTLP004 Untitled (Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Unfamiliar Untitled (Here and Now) Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Nowhere Seagull Beneath Drive Blind Recorded live at the Palace 22/6/91 (sic - see below) Produced by Polar Bear Live engineer Captain C For Promotional Use Only Limited Edition 500 copies Released 1991 Actually recorded 23/06/91 at the Palace, Melbourne, AUS (sleeve is incorrect) Two tracks are listed as 'Untitled'. Audience recording
Sire/Reprise 12" Vinyl LP - PRO-A-4961 CD - PRO-CD-4961 Kaleidoscope (Album Version) Seagull (Live) Dreams Burn Down (Live) Vapour Trail (Live) In A Different Place (Live) Nowhere (Live) Drive Blind (Live) Co-Produced by Ride and Marck Waterman, 'Drive Blind' produced by Ride Live Tracks: Mobile Recording by Westwood One Engineered by Biff Dawes Live tracks recorded at the Roxy, L.A., 10/04/91 for US radio Bootlegged as 'Roxy, L.A.', and as part of the 'Overdrive' CD. Sleeve image from 'Vapour Trail' video. CD is in jewel case, but has no inner-cover artwork Live tracks later re-mixed and released officially as part of 'Nowhere 20th Anniversary Edition'
Polar Bear Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Vapour Trail In A Different Place Perfect Time Unfamiliar Nowhere Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Decay With Lush Part of the show was broadcast on US radio and released on the US promo only CD/LP 'Kaleidoscope'. This release was subsequently bootlegged on the 'Ride Roxy LA' LP and 'Overdrive' CD. The whole show was re-mixed and officially released in 2011 as the second disc of the 'Nowhere 20th Anniversary Edition'
Vinyl 12" LP - T 1 Kaleidoscope Seagull Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail In A Different Place Nowhere Drive Blind POLYMER RECORDS 1991. MADE IN E.C. This release is a straight clone of the official 'Kaleidoscope' promo. 'Kaleidoscope' is the 'Nowhere' version. The remaining tracks were recorded live at the Roxy, L.A., 10/04/91 The record is a white label, marked 'Promo Only'.
Sire/Reprise - USA CD - 9 40055-2 Vapour Trail (album version) Unfamilar Sennen Beneath A re-formatting of the U.K. 'Today Forever' single, for the U.S. market. A video for the single was produced (below)
Contains the same tracks as the audio version of the EP. Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Directed by James Deegan, Angus Cameron and Kevin Kerslake Produced by Angus Cameron, Max Abyss, Silvey & Company Japanese Lazer Disc version also contained Chelsea Girl, Like a Daydream, Taste and Vapour Trail. Also available as part of a box set with the Brixton video. Review from Select Magazine
Creation Records 12" Promo - CRE 100TP Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Distrbuted in die-cut Creaion Records sleeve Pressing identical to commercial Today Forever 12" EP, complete with writing in run-out grooves
Drive Blind - live 13/12/89
Sire/Reprise CD Single - ??? Radio promo single No Inner sleeve - only artwork is rear inner for jewel case (shown)
Imaginary Records Vinyl LP - ILLUSION 016 CD - ILLCD 016 European Son (The Velvet Underground) Compilation of Velvet Underground covers by various bands. Other artists featured include The Wedding Present, James and Nirvana
Imaginary Records Vinyl LP – ILLUSION 023 CD – ILLCD 023 Eight Miles High (The Byrds) Compilation of covers of songs from 1966 by various contemporary bands including Levellers and Family Cat
Creation Records Vinyl LP - CRELP074 Cassette - C-CRE074 CD - CRECD074 Seagull Kaleidoscope In A Different Place Polar Bear Dreams Burn Down Decay Paralysed Vapour Trail Taste* Here and Now* Nowhere* (* = CD only track) made in england distributed by pinnacle recorded at blackwing studios, london by marc waterman mixed at swanyard studios, london by alan moulder wave by warren bolster Vinyl - Early pressings of the album sleeve featured the bands' name and the album title embossed over the wave design. This was omitted from later copies, leaving only the spine with the band name and album title. Original copies of the LP, Cassette and CD had a black 'Ride' sticker on the sleeve Promotions were run to coincide with the original release of the album - a free print was given away with all copies purchased in the 'Our Price' chain, and a free poster in any of the 'Chain With No Name' shops.
Sire/Reprise CD Single - PRO-CD-4659 Radio promo single No Inner sleeve - only artwork is rear inner for jewel case
Creation Records 7" single - CRE 087P Label Notes: Radio Play Track, from 'Fall' E.P. Distributed to radio stations Deadwax etching - 'Yo Peelie' Black, Dye-Cut sleeve See also 'Fall' EP 12" Promo
Creation Records 12" single - CRE075 CD single - CRESCD075 Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time made in england distributed by the cartel recorded at blackwing studios, london by ken like a daydream remixed at matrix studios by alan moulder daffodils by lou The run-out groove on side A of the 12" has the words 'Daffodils to Diana' etched into it. Side B has 'Steve for Emma' No major variations Test pressings of this EP are scarce, since sound quality was poor. As a result, finished copies were sent to press, some of which included press releases (below)
Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Furthest Sense Close My Eyes Chelsea Girl All I Can See Perfect Time An audience recording of the whole show is available on the bootleg LP 'Saigon'
Creation Records 12" single - CRE072T CD single - CRESCD072 Chelsea Girl Drive Blind All I Can See Close My Eyes made in england distributed by the cartel recorded at union studios, oxford by calvin and alan remixed at arkantide studios, london by james and bill roses by debbie This version of 'Drive Blind' first appeared on the band's third demo tape Before the band signed to Creation, the Ride EP was to have been released on One Big Guitar records. The run-out groove on side A of the 12" has the words 'We Love Heavenly Amy' etched into it - a tribute to Amelia Fletcher Some copies of the 12" have black 'RIDE' type, rather than white 'Making Of...' Uncut Magazine article here Test pressing details here
Union City Blue Atomic 'Xmas 89' Given away free at 22/12/89 private party at the Jericho Tavern, Oxford, where Ride played a set of (mainly) Blondie covers with Alex Taylor of Motorcycle Boy. Alex also appears on the songs on this cassette. Re-issued in 1993 as a semi-official bootleg 7" by Fierce Records
Bootleg cassette sold in Camden Market. Recorded live at second set of Ride's covers gig at The Jericho Tavern in Oxford on 16th June 1989. Vocals by Amelia Fletcher of Talulah Gosh and Heavenly. Lucky Star Burning Up I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges cover) Material Girl True Blue Like A Virgin Femme Fatale (Velvet Underground and Nico cover) Tomorrow Never Knows (the Beatles cover) See listing on Discogs here.
Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'
Chelsea Girl I'm Fine Thanks All I Can See 4 track demo, recorded in ‘Steve’s room’ Distributed on cassette
Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Close My Eyes 6/11/88 4 track demo, recorded in 'Mark's room' Distributed on cassette, some copies included 'Date With Death', a Fall pastiche