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Fishing for Luckies

Original release

The Wildhearts released the original Fishing for Luckies in December 1994, in a limited edition available only via their fan club.

Featured the Wildhearts lineup of:

with the following additional musicians:

  • Gordon Mabbett- accordion on Geordie in Wonderland
  • Marc Fox - additional percussion on Do the Channel Bop

Track listing

  1. "Inglorious"
  2. "If Life Is Like a Lovebank I Want an Overdraft"
  3. "Schizophonic"
  4. "Do the Channel Bop"
  5. "Geordie in Wonderland"
  6. "Sky Babies"

Fishing for More Luckies

After the top 10 success of P.H.U.Q., East West planned to release Fishing for Luckies with three extra demo tracks. This release was completely unsanctioned by the band and the release was cancelled. However, cut-outs of the release were available freely in 1995. The only change to the music was a count-in to introduce Do The Channel Bop. The completed version of Underkill was included in the Sick of Drugs single.

Track listing

  1. "Inglorious"
  2. "If Life Is Like a Lovebank I Want an Overdraft"
  3. "Schizophonic"
  4. "Do the Channel Bop"
  5. "Geordie in Wonderland"
  6. "Sky Babies"
  7. "Underkill"
  8. "Saddened"
  9. "I Wanna Go Where the People Go (Early Version)"

Additional musicians:

Charles Mutter (violin), Thomas Norris (violin), Bruce White (viola), Phillip Sheppard ('cello)- String quartet on Saddened

1996 version

In 1996, the band issued their "authorised" release. Here, the tracks If Life Is Like A Lovebank I Want An Overdraft and Geordie In Wonderland were removed, as they had been featured in a double A-side single, and newly recorded material was added. Schizophonic was shortened and segue instrumentals added between some songs. The new material featured the following lineup:

  • Ginger (vocals & guitar)
  • Jef Streatfield (guitar)
  • Danny (bass)
  • Ritch (drums)

Three versions were released:

UK CD version track listing

  1. "Inglorious"
  2. "Sick of Drugs"
  3. "Red Light - Green Light"
  4. "Schitzophonic"
  5. "Soul Searching on the Planet Earth"
  6. "Do the Channel Bop"
  7. "Mood Swings and Roundabouts"
  8. "In Like Flynn"
  9. "Sky Babies"
  10. "Nite Songs"

UK Vinyl version track listing

  1. "Inglorious"
  2. "Sick of Drugs"
  3. "Red Light - Green Light"
  4. "In Like Flynn"
  5. "Schitzophonic"
  6. "Mood Swings and Roundabouts"
  7. "Do the Channel Bop"
  8. "Beautiful Me, Beautiful You"
  9. "Weekend '96"
  10. "29x the Pain '96"
  11. "Johnny Wash n'Go"
  12. "Choral Instrumental"
  13. "Soul Searching on the Planet Earth"
  14. "Sky Babies"
  15. "Nite Songs"

Both UK versions ended with a 20 minute loop of the band laughing

Japanese CD version track listing

  1. "Inglorious"
  2. "Sick of Drugs"
  3. "Red Light - Green Light"
  4. "Schitzophonic"
  5. "Soul Searching on the Planet Earth"
  6. "Do the Channel Bop"
  7. "Mood Swings and Roundabouts"
  8. "In Like Flynn"
  9. "Sky Babies"
  10. "Nite Songs"
  11. "Weekend '96"
  12. "29x the Pain '96"
  13. "Beautiful Me... Beautiful You"
  14. "Caffeine Bomb"

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