RIDE visited Fordham University in New York and discussed their reunion. They also played three songs including Vapour Trail, In a Different Place, and Polar Bear. To listen to the full interview click here.
Only Now From Time To Time Chrome Waves Paralysed Twisterella In A Different Place Vapour Trail
Leave Them All Behind Taste Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Like A Daydream Seagull Time Of Her Time Live session & interview Radio broadcast & video webcast
Nothing Lasts Forever Gonna Be Alright Let's Get Lost (unreleased) Bonzarini Jam (unreleased) Nothing Lasts Forever (Andy vox) (unreleased) Gonna Be Alright (Andy vox) (unreleased) Matrix Studio, London (Paul Motion) mixed by Mark Freegard during the general album mixing sessions
Black Nite Crash Sunshine / Nowhere To Run Dead Man Walk On Water Deep Inside My Pocket Mary Anne Castle On The Hill The Dawn Patrol Ride The Wind Burnin' Starlight Motel Slave A Trip Down Ronnie Lane That Man (The Small Faces) Welcome To Paradise Mechanical Man (unreleased) Hall Of Mirrors (unreleased) Bleed For Me (unreleased) Keep Away From Poison (unreleased) Love In Mind (unreleased) Matrix Studio, London (Richard Smith/Paul Motion) 'Tarantula' sessions. mixed June-August 95 by Mark Freeguard at Matrix (different location to recording session) except 'Deep Inside My Pocket', mixed by Mitch Easter in the USA 'That Man' appears on the Small Faces tribute album 'Long Ago and Worlds Apart' 'Welcome To Paradise' released 2001 on ‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘
Song For Ronnie Lane (unreleased demo) Dead Man (unreleased demo) Coldroon rehearsal studios, Oxford (?) Mixed 30/10/94 at Courtyard Studios
I Don't Know Where It Comes From How Does It Feel To Feel? NOTES: 'Most Wanted' live acoustic session - Mark & Andy only.
Walk On Water Let's Get Lost Jailbird (Primal Scream) (tease) 1000 Miles I Don't Know Where It Comes From NOTES: BBC Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Show live session. 'I Don't Know Where It Comes From' released on Vox cassette 'The Mark Radcliffe Sessions'.
How Does It Feel To Feel? (The Creation) Ocean Way, Los Angeles, USA (George Drakoulias) Released on single of same name, and 'Carnival of Light' LP
Moonlight Medicine 1000 Miles From Time To Time Natural Grace Only Now Birdman Crown Of Creation Endless Road Magical Spring Rolling Thunder I Don't Know Where It Comes From Rolling Thunder #2 Let's Get Lost Don't Let It Die At The End Of The Universe Sleeper Creeper II New Age (The Velvet Underground) Walk On Water (unreleased) Sunshine (inst - looped) (unreleased) Instant Korma (unreleased) Sawmills, The Manor, RAK, Abbey Road, Sound City and Sunset Sound (John Leckie) 'Carnival of Light' sessions. A section of 'Sleeper Creeper II' was used as the outro to 'From Time to Time' on the album. 'Sunshine' and 'Walk on Water' were re-recorded for 'Tarantula'. 'Only Now' was remixed and released, with a different vocal, on the 'Volume 12' compilation. 'Magical Spring' remixed by Andy Bell at Sunset Sound, L.A. 03/94 New Age was released on the 'Firing Blanks' compilation
Walk On Water (unreleased demo) Crown Of Creation (unreleased demo) Since Then (unreleased demo) Something's Burning (unreleased demo) How Does It Feel To Feel? (The Creation) (unreleased demo) Let's Get Lost (unreleased demo) Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (George Drakoulias)
I Don't Know Where It Comes From Crown Of Creation Something's Burning Walk On Water KROQ FM Studios, Burbank, California, USA (?) 'Rodney On The Roq' show, live acoustic session - Mark & Andy only
Natural Grace (unreleased demo) Birdman (unreleased demo) Walk On Water (unreleased demo) I Don't Know Where It Comes From (unreleased demo) Since Then (Don't Let It Die) (unreleased demo) 21-23/7/93 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Clive Warren)
Crown Of Creation (unreleased demo) Delay Song (aka She's So Fine, aka You Give Me Sunshine) (demo) Something's Burning (demo) Time To Time (unreleased demo) At The End Of The Universe (unreleased demo) American Spring (unreleased demo) Out Of Sight (unreleased demo) 7-10/07/93 - Courtyard Studios , Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Andy Lovegrove) These versions of 'Something's Burning' and 'She's So Fine' appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.
The Model (Kraftwerk) Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Recorded for 'NME Ruby Trax' compilation
Urgent Rush (Not Fazed) Moosecrap (Mouse Trap) Ride On Time (Time Of Her Time) The Amazing Adventures Of Jellyhead (Making Judy Smile) First BBC Radio 1 Mark Goodier session, recorded 22/02/92 at BBC Maida Vale 5, London, UK Produced by Miti Adhikari/Paul Allen Available on ‘Waves‘
Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 King Bullshit Motorway Madness Like A Snowflake Piano Tune Xmas Song Blue Everybody Knows Tongue Tied New Order (aka BarneyS) Tongue Tied (inst) (unreleased) Blackbarn Studios/Chipping Norton Recording Studios (Alan Moulder/Matt Oliver) 'Going Blank Again' sessions. 'Like A Snowflake' sold as one-sided 7" with special T-shirt at 19/12/91 ULU gig. Sections of 'King Bullshit' and 'Motorway Madness' were included on 'Going Blank Again' LP, as intros to 'Time Machine' and OX4' respectively, though both are much longer tracks in their entirety. 'Piano Tune' was used as part of the intro to OX4. Both 'King Bullshit' (in an edited form) and 'Piano Tune' (uncredited) appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'
Grasshopper Howard Hughes Going Blank Again Stampede Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Mixed at Swanyard Studios by Alan Moulder Tracks released on B-sides of 'Leave Them All Behind' and 'Twisterella' EPs
Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves(band version) Twisterella Chipping Norton Recording Studios (Alan Moulder) Mixed at Swanyard Studios, 12/91 by Alan Moulder Tracks released on 'Going Blank Again' LP and 'Leave Them All Behind'/'Twisterella' EPs
Leave Them All Behind Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Further sessions
Leave Them All Behind Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Some backing tracks for final version
Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) 'Today Forever' EP Sessions
Severance (Dead Can Dance) Here & Now All I Can See Decay Second BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 16/09/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin/Mike Engles & Fred Kay Available on 'Waves'
Tatste Location Unknown (possibly Protocol Studios) (?) Version used on 'Fall' EP and 'Nowhere' LP
Vapour Trail In A Different Place Dreams Burn Down Kaleidoscope Paralysed Decay Polar Bear Seagull Here and Now Nowhere Dreams Burn Down (dub) Hubba Bubba (unreleased) Taste (unreleased) Blackwing Studios, London (Marc Waterman) 'Nowhere' LP and 'Fall' EP sessions. This version of 'Taste' was scrapped. 'Dreams Burn Down (dub)' was later released on the 'Firing Blanks' compilation
Kaleidoscope (unreleased demo) Vapour Trail (unreleased demo) Decay (unreleased demo) Polar Bear (unreleased demo) 29/05/90-01/06/90 - Location Unknown (?) Further demos for debut album
Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Perfect Time Sight Of You (Pale Saints) First BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 04/02/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin & Mike Robinson Available on 'Waves' Session was repeated on April 10th 1990, listen to the whole show below.
In A Different Place Blind Drive (unreleased demo) Seagull (instrumental) (unreleased demo) EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London (?) Demo session. 'Blind Drive' is a backwards version of 'Drive Blind', and may be mistitled. This version of 'In A Different Place' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.
Union City Blue Atomic Session at EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London Session also featured Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) on vocals. Released on 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette at private party 22/12/89 - later on 7" by Fierce Records
Seagull Another Stupid Day (Perfect Time) Dreams Burn Down Silver Furthest Sense Hit Me Like A Train Like A Daydream Smile Distributed on cassette Probably recorded at Liquidator Studios, London
Chelsea Girl All I Can See Close My Eyes Recording session at Union Studios, Oxford - recorded by Calvin & Alan Recordings were remixed at Arkantide Studios in London by Cally and Ben (from WEA) on 12/9/89 and these remixes appeared on 'Ride EP' in January 1990. The original mixes comprised the tape that was sent out to the Music Industry over the Summer of '89 re: booking gigs, record company interest etc
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 Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network
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
Driving Song (Summer 88) Tremelo Song (Summer 88) Loopy Jam (Dec 88) Feedback Ache (Sep 88) Chocolate Trip (Oct 88) Various 1988 demos Given that some are dated pre first band rehearsal (23/10/89), some or all may be Andy or Andy/Steve solo (see also 'Chelsea Girl' demo on Firing Blanks comp)