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Studio Album, released in 1985

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Up Patriots To Arms (5:22)
2. No Time, No Space (3:25)
3. Chanson Egocentrique (4:12)
4. The King Of The World (3:27)
5. Temporary Road (2:47)
6. Lover's Season (3:46)
7. I Want To See You As A Dancer (3:28)
8. The Trains Of Tozeur (3:08)
9. The Animal (3:17)

Total time 32:52

Line-up / Musicians

- Francesco Battiato / composer, arrangements, vocals, keyboards (?)

- Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano
- Giusto Pio / orchestra conductor, violin, arrangements
- Antonio Ballista / grand piano
- Filippo Destrieri / keyboards
- John Philip Shenale / keyboards
- Alberto Radius / guitar
- Dennis Herring / guitar
- John Pierce / bass
- Art Wood / drums
- Gary Mallaber / drums
- Gianfranco D'Adda / drums
- Marilyn Turner / voice on telephone

Releases information

Re-recording with English lyrics of a collection of past songs from between 1980-85

Artwork: Francesco Messina and Roy Kohara

LP EMI ‎- 64 118701 T (1985, Italy)

CD EMI ‎- 5 31629 2 (2001, Italy)

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