discography

discography

five hungry joes - promo ep

released: october 30, 1995

CD5: UK 1995 (Go! Discs TCMCD1) {Nothing on CD, no sleeve} *+
2:41 No Gasoline
4:07 Mr. Grisly
3:47 Aberration
4:22 A Boy And A Girl
4:34 I Must Fly

* Note: Each member of the band takes a stab at singing one song each. This is not an official release, although each song later showed up on different official releases. The disc has a plain white cloth sleeve and the discs are not stamped. 150 of these were given to trashcan mailing list moderator by Go!Discs and TCS. He generously distributed them to the list members free of charge.The supply has since run out.

+ Note: This was scheduled to be an official release according to "Bigwig" magazine, a Scottish monthly music publication. Presumably the A to Z tour which the band embarked on the following day was intended to promote the EP.

 

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the genius i was - promo

released: december, 1995

CD5: UK 1995 (Go! Discs GENIUS 1 1038 8631 01) {PROMO - Black cardboard
cover with white writing} *
3:05 The Genius I Was
2:49 How Can I Apply (Live at T in the Park)

* Note: This promo was distributed at the first of two of a season of four gigs played by the band in December 1995. At the first show (at the 13th Note) the promos were only given out to people who bought a season ticket for all four shows but at the second (at the Whisky Bar) they were given out to everyone attending the night. Presumably supplies were exhausted here because at the third show (the 13 Note again) they were not distributed.

the genius i was - cd front
cd - front

the genius i was - cd back
cd - back

the genius i was - cd
cd

 

the main attraction - single

released: march 11, 1996

7": UK 1996 (Go! Discs GOD141 / 850 476-7) *+
CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODCD141 / 850 477-2) * #
3:06 The Main Attraction
2:13 Stainless Stephen
2:23 Charlie's Atlas
4:36 Jane's Estranged

* Note: Available in limited release only. Lyrics Enclosed.

+ Note: The 7" is numbered and limited to possibly 2000. Also, the 7" cover has the words "Vacant" instead of "Engaged", which is on the CD cover.

# Note: Some CDs have promo stickers with the following: "The Main Attraction" is not only the first new single since their last album "I've Seen Everything", it is also the pivotal song in a new film the band are currently filming in Scotland. It is taken from the Trash Can Sinatras' third album "A Happy Pocket" which is due at the end of May."

the main attraction
cd - front

cd - back

cd

7" - front

7" - back

7"

a happy pocket - album
released: may 13, 1996

CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs SPOOK1) {'The soundtrack to the film Spooktime'
PROMO - Black cardboard cover with white + grey script}
3:28 Make Yourself At Home
5:24 The Safecracker
3:22 Twisted And Bent
3:09 The Main Attraction
4:42 To Sir With Love

CS: UK 1995 (Go! Discs Promo) {Plain white Go! inlay with track listings. No additional marks or illustrations)
3:27 Make Yourself At Home
3:20 Twisted And Bent
3:09 The Main Attraction
4:41 To Sir With Love
2:51 How Can I Apply
3:31 Unfortunate Age
5:07 Outside
3:08 The Pop Place
3:04 The Genius I Was
4:05 The Sleeping Policeman
4:29 I Must Fly
3:39 I'll Get Them In
5:22 The Safecracker
3:23 The Therapist

LP: UK 1996 (Go! Discs 828 696-1) (yellow label test pressing, dated 4/15/96)
LP: UK 1996 (Go! Discs 828 696-1) *
CD: UK 1996 (Go! Discs 828 696-2) *
CD: JA 1996 (Polydor POCD 1223) *+
CD: FR 1996 (Go! Discs 828 696-2) *
CD: GR 1996 (Go! Discs 828 696-2) *
CD: CA 1996 (Polygram 828 696-2) *
CS: UK 1996 (Go!Discs 828 696-4) *
5:07 Outside
3:20 Twisted And Bent
3:31 Unfortunate Age
4:41 To Sir With Love
3:27 Make Yourself At Home
3:09 The Main Attraction
2:51 How Can I Apply?
3:08 The Pop Place
3:04 The Genius I Was
4:05 The Sleeping Policeman
4:29 I Must Fly
3:39 I'll Get Them In
5:22 The Safecracker
3:23 The Therapist

* Note: Lyrics Enclosed

+ Note: Includes Japanese insert containing liner notes and lyrics

a happy pocket
cd front

cd back

cd

a happy pocket - promo cd front
promo cd - front

a appy pocket - promo cd back
promo cd - back

a happy pocket - promo cd
promo cd

a happy pocket - cassette
cassette

promo cassette - j-card

12" lp - back

12" lp - inner sleeve

12" lp

12" lp - yellow label test pressing

twisted and bent - single

released: may 20, 1996

7": UK 1996 (Go! Discs GOD147 / 850 560-7) *
CS: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODMC147 / 850 560-4) *
3:20 Twisted And Bent
4:07 Mr. Grisly

CS: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODCD147 / 850 561-4) *
CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODCD147 / 850 561-2) *+#
3:20 Twisted And Bent
4:07 Mr. Grisly
2:40 No Gasoline
3:46 Aberration

* Note: Lyrics Enclosed.

+ Note: Although most of the single covers are blue, there seems to be a limited number of singles with a green cover instead.

# Note: Some CDs have promo stickers with the following: "This is the second single to be taken from the Trash Can Sinatras' new album "A Happy Pocket". The song also features on the band's own film "Spooktime" which will be in the cinemas soon, showing alongside "12 Monkeys". The band are out on tour soon supporting Lloyd Cole."

twisted and bent
cd - front

cd - back

cd

 
cassette (4 track) - j-card

7" - back

7"

how can i apply...? - single

released: august 19, 1996

7": UK 1996 (Go! Discs GOD151 / 850 650-7)
2:51 How Can I Apply?
3:40 Save Me

CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODCD151 / 850 651-2) *#
2:51 How Can I Apply?
3:40 Save Me
2:58 Worm With A Head
2:34 Little Things That Keep Us Together

* Note: Lyrics Enclosed.

# Note: Some CDs have promo stickers with the following: "Scotland's Trash Can Sinatras, whose 15 min film "Spooktime" will soon be supporting the Coen Brothers' classic thriller "Blood Simple" around the nations cinemas, release the third single taken from their imminent new album "A Happy Pocket". It is backed by two new songs as well as a cover of Scott Walker's "Little Things That Keep Us Together". The band are touring the country in Sept. and have also been asked to contribute to a forthcoming album celebrating 10 years since the release of the Smiths' classic album "The Queen Is Dead".

how can i apply...?
cd - front

cd - back

cd

7" - back

7"

to sir, with love - single

released: december 2, 1996

12": UK 1996 (Go! Discs 2SIR-1) {"Dear Sir" 1 sided Promo with Kangaroo
Etched on B-side. Part of Press Release}
To Sir With Love

CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs TSWL1 Promo) "Four Sound Tracks" *# {Black cardboard sleeve}
4:43 To Sir With Love (taken from the Spooktime soundtrack)
4:40 To Sir With Love (David Arnold orchestral version)
4:44 Claw (taken from Shabby Road, Kilmarnock)
2:15 Born Free (taken from Marabou Stork Nightmares)

7": UK 1996 (Go! Discs GOD157) (yellow label test pressing)
4:43 To Sir With Love
4:44 Claw
4:22 A Boy And A Girl
4:40 To Sir With Love (David Arnold orchestral version)

7": UK 1996 (Go! Discs GOD157 / 850 774-7)
CS: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODMC157 / 850 774-4)
CD5: UK 1996 (Go! Discs GODCD157 / 850 775-2) #
4:43 To Sir With Love
4:44 Claw
4:22 A Boy And A Girl
2:44 You Only Live Twice

* Note: The back of the promo has the following review: "... it manages to pack Ecstasy oblivion, hair-tearing cat-fights, tower-block adultery, temaze-dealing cabbies, pre-teen delinquents, brazen product placement, flashing blades, football and pop into one amped-up hugely entertaining, rollercoasting quarter-hour blast. You're advised not to blink." NME

# Note: Some CDs have a promo sticker saying: "This cover of the classic Lulu song is the new single from Scotland's Trash Can Sinatras, who's critically acclaimed short film "Spooktime", to which they also provided the soundtrack, recently supported "Blood Simple" around the nations' cinemas. They have also contributed to the soundtrack of the new Irvine Welsh play and to the imminent "The Smiths Are Dead" album, which comes out to celebrate 10 years since the release of "The Queen Is Dead".

to sir, with love
cd - front

cd - back

cd

foun soundtracks - front
promo cd - front

four soundtracks - back
promo cd - back

four soundtracks - cd
promo cd

7" - back

7"

promo 7" - yellow label test pressing

promo 12" - etched b-side

 

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