TitleAuthor
ExplorersExplorers
CatalogueVirgin Records Ltd. V2341 (UK)
Release Date1985
Recording Date1984
Recording LocationBlue Waves Studios(Barbados)
On Location At The Park Hotel Kenmare
The Lakes Of Killarney Eire/Gallery Studio Surrey
Townhouse Studios London England
Producer1,4,5:The Explorers & Keith Bessey
2,3,6,7,9:The Explorers
8:The Explorers & John Potoker
Recording EngineerKeith Bessey
Trevor Smith(Asst.)
Mike Nichols(Asst.)
8:John Potoker
Ben Kape(Asst.)
1,5:John Potoker &
Keith Bessey
Arrangement
Mixing Date
Mixing Location
Mixing EngineerKeith Bessey
Trevor Smith(Asst.)
Mike Nichols(Asst.)
8:John Potoker
Ben Kape(Asst.)
1,5:Keith Bessey
Mastering Location
Mastering Engineer
Cutting Engineer
Exective Producer
Head Roadie
Equipment
ManagementSteve O'Rourke
(O'Rouke Emka Productions)
(43 Portland Road London W11 4LJ)
Cover Art CreditsRobyn Beeche(Photo)
Phylis Cohen(Make-Up)
Andrew Logan(Inspiration Jewellery &
Sculpture "Goddess Of The Void")
Chris Rose(Design)
TunesWriterTime LengthCopyright
1. Ship Of FoolsThe Explorers5:30Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
2. LoreleiThe Explorers3:59Virgin Music (Publishing) Ltd.
Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
E.G. Music Ltd.
3. Breath On LifeThe Explorers3:41Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
4. Venus De MiloThe Explorers3:15Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
5. Soul FantasyThe Explorers4:11Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
6. Prussian BlueThe Explorers5:54Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
7. Two Worlds ApartThe Explorers5:15Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
8. Robert Louis StevensonThe Explorers5:12Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
9. You Go Up In SmokeThe Explorers5:13Virgin Music (Publishing) Ltd.
Explorers Music Publishing Ltd.
E.G. Music Ltd.
A-side=1-5/B-side=6-9
The Players
NamePartComentCourtesy
Explorers
James WraithVocals
Andy MackaySax,Oboe
Phil ManzaneraGuitar
With
Steve GaddDrums
Jerry MarrottaDrums
Tony LevinBass
Alan SpennerBass
Guy FletcherKeyboards
Paul CarrackPiano
Recording Personels
1. Ship Of Fools(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers/Keith Bessey
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Sax,Oboe
Phil Manzanera: Guitar,Keyboards
Tony Levin: Stick
Jerry Marrotta: Drums
Morris Pert: Percussion
2. Lorelei(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Sax
Phil Manzanera: Guitar,Keyboards
Alan Spenner: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
3. Breath Of Life(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Sax
Phil Manzanera: Synth Guitar
Steve Gadd: Drums
Tony Levin: Synth Bass,DX7
4. Venus De Milo(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers/Keith Bessey
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Sax
Phil Manzanera: Synth Guitar
John Mackenzie: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
Guy Fletcher: Yamaha DX7
5. Soul Fantasy(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers/Keith Bessey
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Saxes
Phil Manzanera: Guitar,Keyboards
Tony Levin: Bass
Jerry Marrotta: Drums
Charlie Morgan: Simmons Synth Drums
Dinesh Pandit: Percussion
Morris Pert: Percussion
Frank Collins: Backing Vocals
6. Prussian Blue(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Soprano Sax
Phil Manzanera: Guitar,Keyboards
Alan Spenner: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
Guy Fletcher: Keyboards
7. Two Worlds Apart(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Saxes
Phil Manzanera: Guitar
Alan Spenner: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
Guy Fletcher: Synths
Paul Carrack: Piano
Chris Karan: Tabla
Tessa Niles: Backing Vocals
8. Robert Louis Stevenson(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers/John Potoker
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Sax,Oboe,Lyricon
Phil Manzanera: Guitar
Tony Levin: Bass
Jerry Marrotta: Drums
Charlie Morgan: Simmons Synth Drums
Jess Bailey: Keyboards
Robin Smith: Keyboards
9. You Go Up In Smoke(The Explorers)
Produced by Explorers
James Wraith: Vocals
Andy Mackay: Oboe
Phil Manzanera: Guitar
Alan Spenner: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
Paul Carrack: Piano
Guy Fletcher: Yamaha DX7