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Marillion - Misplaced Childhood FLAC

Singer:

Marillion

Album:

Misplaced Childhood

Genre:

Rock music

FLAC album size:

1233 mb

MP3 album size:

1797 mb

WMA album size:

1458 mb

Other music formats:

WAV DXD AAC MP4 MIDI VOX AA

Rating:

4.4 ✱

Style:

Symphonic Rock

Country:

UK

Marillion - Misplaced Childhood FLAC


Marillion - Misplaced Childhood FLAC

Tracklist

1 Pseudo Silk Kimono 2:13
2 Kayleigh 4:03
3 Lavender 2:27
4 Bitter Suite 5:53
5 Heart Of Lothian 6:02
6 Waterhole (Expresso Bongo) 2:12
7 Lords Of The Backstage 1:52
8 Blind Curve 9:29
9 Childhoods End? 4:32
10 White Feather 2:23

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Hansa Tonstudios

Credits

  • Artwork [Collage] – Julie Hazelwood
  • Bass – Pete Trewavas
  • Cover [Concept By] – Fish
  • Design [Sleeve], Illustration – Mark Wilkinson
  • Engineer [Mixing] – Mark Freegard
  • Guitar – Steve Rothery
  • Keyboards – Mark Kelly
  • Lyrics By – Derek W. Dick*, Fish
  • Management – John Arnison
  • Mixed By – Chris Kimsey
  • Music By – Mosley*, Kelly*, Trewavas*, Rothery*
  • Percussion – Ian Mosley
  • Producer – Chris Kimsey
  • Recorded By – Thomas Steihmler*
  • Voice – Fish

Notes

Recorded at Hansa Ton Studios, Berlin March to May 1985.

This album is dedicated to John Mylett.

(p) 1985 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd.
(c) 1985 EMI Records Ltd.
Printed in Holland
Made in Holland

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 77774 61602 7
  • Price Code: F: PM 516
  • Distribution Code: I:
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-5-7-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-4-7-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-4-10-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-4-13-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-5-4-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-5-6-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-4-8-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8): CDP 746160 2 @ 1 1-5-11-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 1550
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2, 3, 4, 7): none
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): ifpi 1554
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 6): ifpi 1520
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 8): ifpi 152C

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EJ 2403401, MRL 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Pur) EMI, EMI EJ 2403401, MRL 2 UK 1985
2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 2403404 Europe 1985
CD 368 746160 2, 746160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RP) EMI, EMI CD 368 746160 2, 746160 2 Brazil 1994
5 27116 2, 7243 5 27116 2 8, 527 1162 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI, EMI, EMI 5 27116 2, 7243 5 27116 2 8, 527 1162 Europe Unknown
1C 264 24 0340 4 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 1C 264 24 0340 4 Germany 1985

Tracklist

Pseudo Silk Kimono 2:14
Kayleigh 4:04
Lavender 2:27
Bitter Suite 5:54
Heart Of Lothian 6:02
Waterhole (Expresso Bongo) 2:13
Lords Of The Backstage 1:52
Blind Curve 9:28
Childhoods End? 4:35
White Feather 2:23

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EJ 2403401, MRL 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Pur) EMI, EMI EJ 2403401, MRL 2 UK 1985
SLEM-1315 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI SLEM-1315 Mexico 1985
066-2403401, 066 24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 066-2403401, 066 24 0340 1 Spain 1985
066 24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) EMI 066 24 0340 1 Spain 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 Europe 1985
CDP 746160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 746160 2 Switzerland 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 Europe 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 7 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 7 Netherlands 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 France 1985
CDP 7 46160 2, 0777 7 46160 2 7 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI, EMI CDP 7 46160 2, 0777 7 46160 2 7 UK & Europe 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK & Europe 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 Netherlands 1985
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK & Europe 1985
35565 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Club) EMI United Kingdom 35565 1 Germany 1985
2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 2403404 Europe 1985
1C 264 24 0340 4 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 1C 264 24 0340 4 Germany 1985
1C 264 24 0340 4 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 1C 264 24 0340 4 Europe 1985
EJ2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records EJ2403404 US 1985
238-7461604 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI France 238-7461604 France 1985
238-7461604 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI France 238-7461604 France 1985
2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 2403404 France 1985
4XT 12431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 12431 Canada 1985
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45 485 0 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, Club) EMI 45 485 0 Germany 1985
none Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, Promo) Abbey Road Studios none UK 1985
TC-FA 3258 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Fame TC-FA 3258 UK & Europe 1985
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1C 264 24 0340 4 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, XDR) EMI 1C 264 24 0340 4 Europe 1985
EMI-25044 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI EMI-25044 Venezuela 1985
ST-12431, ST 12431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-12431, ST 12431 Canada 1985
EMCJ(D) 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI EMCJ(D) 2403401 Zimbabwe 1985
ST-12431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12431 US 1985
ST-12431, ST 12431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-12431, ST 12431 Canada 1985
EMCJ(D) 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI EMCJ(D) 2403401 South Africa 1985
2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) Vecemi, Música E Discos, Lda. 2403401 Grenada 1985
EMS-81728 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI EMS-81728 Japan 1985
32 306-3 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI 32 306-3 Europe 1985
111027 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI 111027 Colombia 1985
1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Adv) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Europe 1985
EJ 2403401, MRL 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Bla) EMI, EMI EJ 2403401, MRL 2 UK 1985
EJ 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Bla) EMI EJ 2403401 Ireland 1985
32 306-3 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Club) EMI 32 306-3 Europe 1985
ST 512431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Club) Capitol Records ST 512431 Canada 1985
42 703 9 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Club, Gat) EMI 42 703 9 Germany 1985
24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 24 0340 1 Portugal 1985
1C 064-24 0340 1, 1C 064 24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064-24 0340 1, 1C 064 24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Europe 1985
EMC259 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI EMC259 New Zealand 1985
1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI 1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1, 064 24 0340 1 Germany 1985
2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 2403401 France 1985
64 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 64 2403401 Italy 1985
064-2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 064-2403401 Greece 1985
EJ 240340, MRL 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI EJ 240340, MRL 2 Israel 1985
1C 064-24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 1C 064-24 0340 1 Europe 1985
064 24 0340 1, 1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064 24 0340 1, 1C 064-24 0340 1 Germany 1985
31C 064 240340 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 31C 064 240340 Brazil 1985
2303401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 2303401 France 1985
DJ-12431, ST-12431 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Promo) Capitol Records, Capitol Records DJ-12431, ST-12431 US 1985
Nova 75044 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, M/Print, Gat) Nova Nova 75044 Taiwan 1985
MRLP 2, EJ 2403400 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Pic) EMI, EMI MRLP 2, EJ 2403400 UK 1985
EMS-81728 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Promo) EMI EMS-81728 Japan 1985
EJ 240340 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Pur) Portrait EJ 240340 Israel 1985
EMC.240340, EMC-240340 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Gat) EMI, EMI EMC.240340, EMC-240340 Australia & New Zealand 1985
8320 Marillion Niñez Extraviada ‎(LP, Album) EMI 8320 Argentina 1985
8320 Marillion Niñez Extraviada ‎(LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl) EMI 8320 Argentina 1985
TCP2037 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI TCP2037 Turkey 1986
25044 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI 25044 Venezuela 1986
CAEMI 9164 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) Jugoton, EMI CAEMI 9164 Yugoslavia 1986
LSEMI 11145 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Jugoton, EMI LSEMI 11145 Yugoslavia 1986
25044 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, RE) EMI 25044 Venezuela 1986
CD 368 746160 2, 368 746160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI CD 368 746160 2, 368 746160 2 Brazil 1989
EKPL-0225, 7 46160 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album) EMI, EMI EKPL-0225, 7 46160 1 South Korea 1992
TOCP-8317 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI TOCP-8317 Japan 1994
746160 2, 368 746160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI 746160 2, 368 746160 2 Brazil 1994
CD 368 746160 2, 746160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RP) EMI, EMI CD 368 746160 2, 746160 2 Brazil 1994
7243 8 21675 18 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, 180) EMI 7243 8 21675 18 UK & Europe 1997
06076 84530-2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(2xCD, Promo) Sanctuary Records 06076 84530-2 US 1998
497034 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album + CD, Comp + RE, RM) EMI 497034 2 Brazil 1998
7243 4 97034 2 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + RE, RM) EMI 7243 4 97034 2 1 Europe 1998
7243 497034 2 1, 7243 4 97034 2 1, 497 0342 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + RM) EMI, EMI, EMI 7243 497034 2 1, 7243 4 97034 2 1, 497 0342 UK & Europe 1998
7243 4 97034 2 1, 497 0342 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + RM) EMI, EMI 7243 4 97034 2 1, 497 0342 UK & Europe 1998
NR 4508 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, Comp, RM) Sanctuary, Never Records NR 4508 US 1998
MRCD 04000211 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, Unofficial) Not On Label (Marillion) MRCD 04000211 Russia 2000
7243 5 27116 2 8 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI 7243 5 27116 2 8 UK 2000
C2 46160 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RM) Capitol Records C2 46160 Canada 2000
EJ 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(2xCD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Sanctuary Records EJ 2403401 Russia 2001
06076 84530-2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(2xCD, Album, RM) Sanctuary Records 06076 84530-2 US 2002
TOCP-67786 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) EMI TOCP-67786 Japan 2005
MRCD 04000211 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial, Pap) Vox Humana Records MRCD 04000211 Russia 2005
none Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Promo) EMI, The Daily Mail none UK 2008
none Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Promo) The Irish Daily Mail, EMI none Ireland 2008
VEJ 2403401 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) EMI VEJ 2403401 UK & Europe 2013
0190295825539 Marillion Misplaced Childhood (2017 Remaster) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Parlophone 0190295825539 Europe 2017
0190295865511 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(4xLP, Album, Dlx, Ltd, RM + Box) Parlophone 0190295865511 Europe 2017
0190295825539 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Parlophone 0190295825539 Brazil 2017
0190295866884 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM + 2xCD + CD, Comp, RE + Blu-ray,) Parlophone 0190295866884 UK & Europe 2017
0190295825515 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(LP, Album, RM) Parlophone 0190295825515 Europe 2017
5 27116 2, 7243 5 27116 2 8, 527 1162 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI, EMI, EMI 5 27116 2, 7243 5 27116 2 8, 527 1162 Europe Unknown
7243 4 97034 2 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Parlophone 7243 4 97034 2 1 UK & Europe Unknown
CDEMC (WM) 5581J Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI United Kingdom CDEMC (WM) 5581J South Africa Unknown
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C2 46160 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) Capitol Records C2 46160 Canada Unknown
0777 7 46160 2 7, CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI, EMI 0777 7 46160 2 7, CDP 7 46160 2 Italy Unknown
0777 7 46160 2 7, CDEMS 1518 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom 0777 7 46160 2 7, CDEMS 1518 Netherlands Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, M/Print) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK Unknown
0777 7 46160 2 7 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI United Kingdom 0777 7 46160 2 7 UK Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2, DIDX 1251 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records CDP 7 46160 2, DIDX 1251 US Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK & Europe Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 UK Unknown
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7243 4 97034 2 1 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + RE, RM) Parlophone 7243 4 97034 2 1 Europe Unknown
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7243 5 27116 2 8 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) EMI 7243 5 27116 2 8 UK Unknown
CDP 7 46160 2 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI CDP 7 46160 2 Russia Unknown
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7461604 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album) EMI France 7461604 Netherlands Unknown
64 2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, Cle) EMI 64 2403404 Italy Unknown
64 2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) EMI 64 2403404 Italy Unknown
54 2403404 Marillion Misplaced Childhood ‎(Cass, Album, RE) EMI 54 2403404 Italy Unknown
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Avarm
I first heard Misplaced Childhood when I was serving in the military in Germany. My roommate at the time was heavily into the albums like this. When he played it for me I was bowled over. There was so much happening, it was lyrical and did what all good music is supposed to, make you forget for awhile. The album is twenty-five years old but it still surprises me that some people do not know about this gem. There were three singles from the album: Kayleigh, Lavender & Heart of Lothian as well as a video that was played on MTV in 1985.The album was the band’s first concept album, Fish said it came to him after a 10 hour acid trip and the tracks are mostly autobiographical. It was an album that spoke of loss of not only of childhood innocence, but love and one’s place in society. One of the central themes is the loss of childhood and the need to be accepted in the larger world. The lyrics accomplish this through the use of nursery rhyme like lyrics (the use of words like dilly-dilly, penny for your thoughts) and imagery (“Do you remember chalk hearts melting on a playground wall”) over simple melodies. As the album progresses the desperation and alienation become more evident.All the tracks on the first side and the second side (remember days of cassettes and vinyl record) are continuous, where on track carries over to the next. Before they recorded the album Fish would tell the audience that they had time for one more song called, “Misplaced Childhood” which the band would play the album in its entirety.There are definite moments that recall days of early Genesis even with Fish sounding like Peter Gabriel every so often. Though the musicianship doesn’t rival of the progressive rock bands before them like Genesis, Yes or Emerson Lake & Palmer it still holds up as a brilliant album and one I go back to time and time again. If anyone is at all interested in Marillion than this is the best jumping off point. If this album grabs you and you want more I recommend Script for a Jester’s Tear or Clutching at Straws. Assassining on their second album Fugazi is a great track that needs to be heard by anyone that is interested in progressive rock.

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