Script for a Jester's Tear

Released by EMI Records Ltd.: 14-MAR-83

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Details:

Format County of Origin Label / Catalog number Label Colour
LP United Kingdom  EMI: EMC 3429  Black
EMI/Fame: FA 3235 - Release: May-90
Italy EMI: 64 107715 1
Germany   EMI: 1C 064.07 715 Yellow
Greece   EMI: 064 - 107715 1
Portugal   EMI: 107715 1
Venezuela   EMI: 4486
Israel   Portrait: EMC 3429, plus lyrics sheet
Brasil EMI: 064 07715
Australia   EMI: EMC 3429 code 32
Japan   EMI: EMS 81584, plus insert  Yellow
USA   Capitol: ST-12269
Canada   Capitol: ST-12269, plus insert Black
Argentina EMI: EMI 8161
Title: Partitura Para el Llanto de un Bufon
12" Picture Disc United Kingdom  EMI: EMCP 3429 - Release: JUN-84
There is also a version with the same A and B picture
12" Promo Argentina EMI: 8161 
Title: Partitura Para el Llanto de un Bufon
White
Japan EMI: EMS 81584, plus insert  White
USA Capitol: ST-12269, promo stamp Violet
Australia EMI: EMC 3429 code 32
Test Pressings United Kingdom  250 signed copies
United Kingdom  Green
United Kingdom  White
United Kingdom  2x One Sided
Cassette United Kingdom  EMI: TCEMC 3429
United Kingdom   EMI Fame: FA 3235 - Release: May 90
The Netherlands   EMI: 1A 264.07715
Venezuela   EMI: 4486
USA   Capitol: 4XT - 12269
CD United Kingdom   EMI: CDP 746237 2 - Release: 27-DEC-85
EMI/Fame: CD FA 3235 - Release May 90
Italy EMI: CDPM 7 46237 2
NL Disky: DC 867362 - Release: Oct-96
Japan EMI: CDP 746237 2
Japan EMI : TOCP 8315 - Re-release : ??-???-??
USA  Capitol: DIDX 1298
CD Remaster United Kingdom EMI: REMARIL 001 (7243 8 57865 2 5) 
Release: 29-Sep-97, incl. Bonus Disc

 

Side One:
1  Script For a Jester's Tear 
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly) (p) 1983
08:39 
2  He Knows You Know  
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1983
05:22 
3  The Web  
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1983
08:48 
Side Two:
4  Garden Party  
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1983
07:15 
5  Chelsea Monday  
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly) (p) 1983
08:16 
6  Forgotten Sons  
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1983
08:21 
Total Time 46:44
BONUS DISC:  
1 Market Square Heroes
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett) (p) 1982
04:17 - Battle Priest Version
2 Three Boats Down From The Candy
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly) (p) 1982
04:30 - Single Version
3 Grendel
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1997
19:08 - Fair Deal Studios Version
                  recorded in 1982
4 Chelsea Monday
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly) (p) 1997
06:52 - Manchester Square Demo
                  26-Jul-82
5 He Knows You Know
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett/Brian Jellyman) (p) 1987
04:28 - Manchester Square Demo
                  26-Jul-82
6 Charting The Single
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly) (p) 1983
04:51 - Single Version
7 Market Square Heroes
(Derek Dick/Steve Rothery/ Pete Trewavas/
Micheal Pointer/Mark Kelly/Diz Minnett) (p) 1983
04:48 - Full Re-recorded Version
Total Time 49:03
More tracks from this period not "yet" remastered:
01.  Market Square Heroes 04:15 - Anti Christ Version
02.  Grendel 17:14 - Single Version (on CD "B-sides themselves")
03.  Charting The Single 06:30 - Live Version
04.  Margaret 12:17 - Live Version (on CD "B-sides themselves")

Credits:

All songs written, arranged and performed by Marillion.
All lyrics written by Fish.

Fish:          Voice
Mike Pointer:  Tama Kit, Paiste Cymbals, Percussion
Pete Trewavas: Rickenbacker 4000 Bass, Peavey amps, Fender Prec. Fretless
Steve Rothery: Yamaha SG 2000, Yamaha Acoustic, Squire' 57 Strat.
               Fender Strat., Marshall and Mesa Boogie amps.
Mark Kelly:    Steinway grand piano, Harpsichord, Mini Moog, Roland JP8,
               PPG Wave 2.2, Emulator Pro One Yamaha cs 15, Korg CX3 organ.

With The Marquee Club Parents Association Children's Choir Matthew, Daniel, Andrew, Catherine, Stephen, Richard, Julie, Ben, Darius, Kelly, Lauren, Liam & Lee.

Newscaster's Voice, Peter Cockburn.

Produced by Nick Tauber.
Recorded and mixed by Simon Hanhart.
Assistant Engineers: Mark Andy, Mike Martin.
Recorded At The Marquee Studios, London, Dec82-Feb83
Pete James and Abbey Road - Sound Effects

Management: John Arnisson
Crew: Priv Hedge, Dave Walden, Deek, Gary Townsend, Tom Boyle
The Web: Stef. For Further information send SAF to
The Web c/o EMI Records, Manchester Square, London W1.

Special Thanks: Keith Goodwin, Derk Kemp, Hugh Stanley Clarke, Sarah and all at EMI, Tony Stratton Smith and all at charisma, Dave Hitchcock, Nigel, Jack Bush and The Marquee-Club, Paul Lewis, Julian Cull, Steve Jones, Tun Hollings, Tony Wilson, Dave Stewart, Tom Russel, Phil, Geoff, Xavier and to all for support and encouragement.

Art Direction & Design: Jo Mirowski, Torchlight, London.
Illustration: Mark Wilkinson From a concept by Marillion.
 

Lyrics Reproduced by Kind Permission of Marillion Music/Charisma/Chappell.
Front cover lyrics for "YESTERDAY" appear courtesy of Northern Songs.
 

  (p) 1983 Original Sound Recordings Made by EMI Records Ltd. 
1983 EMI Records

 

Additional Credits for the Remastered Edition:

Digitally remastered by Peter Mew and Mark Kelly at Abbey Road Studios London April-July 1997.
Project Coordination: Nigel Reeve & Lucy Jordache.

Repackaging design by Bill Smith Studio with special thanks to John Randle, Carl Glover and Mark Wilkinson.

Photography by: Steve Rothery
Website- http://www.marillion.com/
Email Mailing list- Freaks@ax.com

E-mail : fish@dickbros.powernet-int.co.uk
Website: http://www.livjm.ac.uk/fish/

Thanks to Mark, Steve, Pete, Ian, Fish, Mick Pointer, John Arnison and Mark Wilkinson for all your help.
With special thanks to everyone on the Freaks mailing list.


Copyright 1996, 2000 Bert ter Steege.
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2001