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Scritti Politti - Provision Album

  • Performer: Scritti Politti
  • Title: Provision
  • Size MP3 ver: 1387 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1541 mb
  • Country: Australia
  • Date of release: 1988
  • Style: Synth-pop
  • # Catalog: V 2515
  • Label: Virgin
  • Rating: 4.3 of 5
  • Genre: Electronic
Scritti Politti - Provision Album


1Bam Salute
Horns – New West Horns
2Sugar And Spice4:10
3First Boy In This Town (Lovesick)
Guitar – Green Gartside
4Best Thing Ever
Backing Vocals – Diva Gray, Mark Stevens, Yogi LeeGuitar – Nick MorochHorns – Joe Mennonna, Mitch CornPercussion – Bashiri JohnsonProducer – Gamson, Gartside, PotokerProgrammed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Jason MilesRecorded By – John PotokerTimbales – Fred Maher
5Boom! There She Was4:57
6Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)
Arranged By [Background Vocal Arrangement] – Eric TroyerRecorded By [Miles Davis Recorded By] – Michael O'ReillyTrumpet – Miles Davis
7All That We Are3:31
8Philosophy Now
Congas – Bashiri JohnsonHorns – New West HornsMixed By – Julian Mendelsohn


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
V 2515Scritti Politti Provision ‎(LP, Album)VirginV 2515UK1988
CDV 2515, 0777 7 87498 2 0Scritti Politti Provision ‎(CD, Album)Virgin, VirginCDV 2515, 0777 7 87498 2 0UK & EuropeUnknown
125 154, 125154Scritti Politti Provision ‎(Cass, Album)Virgin, Virgin125 154, 125154France1988
V 2515Scritti Politti Provision ‎(LP, Album)VirginV 2515Italy1988
CDVP 2515Scritti Politti Provision ‎(CD, Ltd, Pic)VirginCDVP 2515UK1988


  • Backing VocalsB.J. Nelson (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B4), Eric Troyer (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B4), Fonzi Thornton (tracks: A1 to A4, B2, B3), Green Gartside (tracks: A1, A2, B5), Rory Dodd (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B4), Tawatha Agee (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B3)
  • Bass GuitarMarcus Miller (tracks: A1, B2 to B4)
  • Coordinator [Production Co-ordinator]Susie McKinley
  • Drums, Drum ProgrammingFred Maher
  • Edited By [Additional Tape Editing (Townhouse Studios)]Bunt Stafford-Clark
  • Edited By [Additional Tape Editing]Howard Gray
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer]Arabella Rodriguez, Claude Achille, Graham Meek, Hugo Nicholson, Stuart Breed
  • GuitarDan Huff (tracks: A1, A4, B1 to B4)
  • Keyboards, Drum Programming, Written-By, Arranged By [Arrangements]David Gamson
  • Mastered ByTony Cousins
  • Mixed ByMike Shipley (tracks: A4, B1), Ray Bardani (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B2, B3)
  • Musician [The New West Horns]Andy Snitzer, Chris Botti, Kent Smith, Mike Davis
  • PercussionBashiri Johnson (tracks: A5, B2 to B4), Bashiri Johnson (tracks: A5, B2-B4)
  • Photography By [Photography (Objects)]Jurgen Teller
  • Photography By [Photography (Scritti)]Andy Catlin, Lawrence Lawry
  • ProducerDavid Gamson (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4), Green Gartside (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4)
  • Programmed By [Synclavier Programming]John Mahoney, Ray Niznik
  • Recorded By [Drum Samples Recorded By]John Potoker
  • Recorded By, EngineerRay Bardani (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4)
  • SleeveJurgen Teller, Keith Breeden
  • Talkbox [Voice Box]Roger Troutman (tracks: A1, B3)
  • TimbalesBashiri Johnson (tracks: B2, B4)
  • Vocals, Written-By, Lyrics By, SleeveGreen Gartside


Writer credits above are taken from the rear outer sleeve. However, Side B label states writer credits as: "All tracks written by Green Gartside and David Gamson except 2, by Green Gartside"

Outer sleeve:
℗ 1988 Virgin Records Ltd. © 1988 Jouissance Ltd.
New York Studios: Minot Sound, Atlantic Studios, Hit Factory, Right Track, Sorcerer Sound. London Studios: Britannia Row, Air Studios, Townhouse Studios, Sarm West.

Inner sleeve:
Designed by DKB, London. ℗1988 Virgin Records Ltd. ©1988 Jouissance Ltd.Manufactured in U.K. [Note: "Manufactured in U.K." is in lighter print and appears to have been partially erased.]

Manufactured by the EMI Music Group - Australasia
Side A: (All titles Festival/Warner Bros.)
Side B: (All titles Festival/Warner Bros. except 2, Festival)
℗ & © 1988 Virgin Records Ltd.


  • Barcode (Text on rear sleeve): 5 012981 251512
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): V2515A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): V2515B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout groove hand-etched): V2515-A EMIDISC - DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout groove hand-etched): V2515 B EMIDISC - DMM


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Jouissance Ltd.
  • Published By – Festival
  • Published By – Warner Bros.
  • Manufactured By – EMI Music Group Australasia
  • Mastered At – EMI Studios, Homebush


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