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Tarantula LP
Tarantula

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

Black Nite Crash EP
Black Nite Crash

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

Melody Maker (Interview)
Tarantula

Melody Maker (Interview)
1994

How Does It Feel To Feel? EP

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.

Melody Maker (Interview)
Melody Maker (Interview)
Melody Maker Interview 29-08-92
Melody Maker (Interview)

Going Blank Again LP

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:

Melody Maker (Front Cover & Interview)
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Melody Maker article
"We're interesting people too"

Melody Maker Article

Crystal Palace Bowl, London, UK
Crystal Palace ticket stub

Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Perfect Time Chrome Waves Time Of Her Time Nowhere Taste Seagull Drive Blind with Cud, Milltown Brothers, Boo Radleys & Pixies Melody Maker review

Melody Maker (Front Cover & Interview)
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Melody Maker (Front Cover, Interview & Reader’s Poll)

   

Melody Maker (Front Cover & Interview)
Melody Maker 22 Sept 1990

Melody Maker (Interview)

Sea Scout Hall, Cambridge, UK
Ride 1990

Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Furthest Sense Close My Eyes Chelsea Girl All I Can See Perfect Time Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supported by This Replica & 4 Fit

Melody Maker (Interview)
Melody Maker Interview Jan 20th 1990

Ride EP
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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