Ships in the Night

Be-Bop Deluxe

single - 16 January 1976

TRACKS:

A)  Ships In The Night

B)  Crying To The Sky

ORIGINALLY:

 

"Ships in the Night" was an edited version of the Sunburst Finish album cut,
whereas "Crying to the Sky" was lifted unchanged from the same album.

NOTES:

Ships in the Night was the fifth Be Bop Deluxe single issued during the band's existence.  The single was issued in a generic record company sleeve.  UK Promo copies exist with the words "Demo Record Not For Sale", and a large 'A' printed on the label.  US Mono/Stereo promo copies were pressed to encourage airplay on both AM and FM radio.


PAST RELEASES:

 

Both tracks would be included on the Singles As and Bs compilation (1981).

CURRENT AVAILABILITY:
 

The single is long deleted, but both tracks can be found on the Futurist Manifesto 1974 – 1978 box set (2012) - both in physical form and as a digital download.

© Bill Nelson 2019

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