Diary of a Hollow Horse

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Diary of a Hollow Horse
Studio album by China Crisis
Released 1989 (1989)
Genre New wave, art rock
Length 43:46 (CD), 42:52 (LP)
Label Virgin
Producer Walter Becker, Mike Thorne, China Crisis
China Crisis chronology
What Price Paradise
(1986)
Diary of a Hollow Horse
(1989)
Warped by Success
(1994)
Singles from Diary of a Hollow Horse
  1. "Saint Saviour Square"
    Released: 1989 (1989)
  2. "Red Letter Day"
    Released: 1989 (1989)
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Diary of a Hollow Horse is the fifth studio album by English new wave group China Crisis, released in 1989. It was released on CD, LP and Cassette. The CD version featured one bonus track: "Back Home".

A digitally remastered double-CD edition was published in May 2013.

Track listing[edit]

Original version[edit]

All tracks written by Daly/Johnson/Lundon/McNeill/Wilkinson.

  1. "St. Saviour Square" – 4:09
  2. "Stranger By Nature" – 3:56
  3. "Sweet Charity in Adoration" – 4:51
  4. "Day After Day" – 5:07
  5. "Diary of a Hollow Horse" – 3:15
  6. "Red Letter Day" – 4:38
  7. "In Northern Skies" – 5:02
  8. "Singing the Praises of Finer Things" – 5:20
  9. "All My Prayers" – 4:04
  10. "Age Old Need" – 3:21
  11. "Back Home" – 3:54 (Only appears on the CD version)

2013 version[edit]

Disc A

  1. "St. Saviour Square" (original Walter Becker production) – 5:27
  2. "Stranger By Nature" – 4:04
  3. "Sweet Charity in Adoration" – 4:53
  4. "Day After Day" – 5:07
  5. "Diary of a Hollow Horse" – 3:15
  6. "Red Letter Day" (original Walter Becker production) – 5:24
  7. "In Northern Skies" – 5:02
  8. "Singing the Praises of Finer Things" – 5:20
  9. "All My Prayers" (original Walter Becker production) – 4:04
  10. "Age Old Need" – 3:21
  11. "Back Home" – 3:54
  12. "St. Saviour Square" (Extended 12" Mike Thorne Mix) 6:17
  13. "Diary of a Hollow Horse" (acoustic version) 3:37
  14. "All My Prayers" (Extended 12" Mike Thorne Mix) 6:10
  15. "Red Letter Day" (Bazilington DJ Vibe Mix) 4:03

Stranger By Nature is listed in the CD booklet as "Uncompressed Version".

Disc B

  1. "St. Saviour Square" (Mike Thorne Re-Recorded version) 4:09
  2. "Red Letter Day" (Mike Thorne Re-Recorded version) 4:39
  3. "All My Prayers" (Mike Thorne Re-Recorded version) 4:05
  4. "St. Saviour Square" (Band demo) 6:25
  5. "Stranger By Nature" (Band demo) 4:23
  6. "In Northern Skies" (Band demo) 5:12
  7. "Sweet Charity in Adoration" (Band demo) 4:49
  8. "Diary of a Hollow Horse" (Band demo) 3:35
  9. "Singing the Praises of Finer Things" (Band demo) 6:11
  10. "All My Prayers" (Band demo) 5:29
  11. "Red Letter Day" (Band demo) 6:01
  12. "Age Old Need" (Band demo) 3:13
  13. "St. Saviour Square" (Live version) 4:07
  14. "All My Prayers" (Live version) 4:14

Personnel[edit]