Ally Pally Paradiso

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Ally Pally Paradiso
Big Audio Dynamite II - Ally Pally Paradiso Coverart.png
Live album by Big Audio Dynamite II
Released 1991
Recorded 23 March 1990 at The Paradiso, Amsterdam; 8 October 1990 at Alexandra Palace, London
Genre Rock, alternative dance
Length 54:32
Label Columbia
CSK 4271
Producer Mick Jones, Nick Hawkins
Big Audio Dynamite II chronology
The Globe
(1991)The Globe1991
Ally Pally Paradiso
(1991)
On The Road Live '92
(1992)On The Road Live '921992

Ally Pally Paradiso is a live promo only album by Big Audio Dynamite II released in 1991. It formed part of the limited edition version of The Globe album[1] and was also available by sending in a sticker included in the regular version of The Globe to the NME music magazine. The titles to several of the songs were changed for this release (see below).[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Don Donovan, Don Letts and Mick Jones; except where indicated

  1. "Ritual Idea" - 6:12
  2. "Babe" - 6:25
  3. "Free" - 5:44
  4. "Messiahs of the Milk Bar" - 5:54
  5. "City Lights" (Pascal Pilet Desjardins, Pascal Wuthrich, Phil Trainer) - 5:02
  6. "Situation No Win" - 5:34
  7. "All St.'s Rd" - 6:13
  8. "I'm On the Right Track" - 6:13
  9. "1999" (Prince) - 7:20
  • "Ritual Idea" is also known as E=MC².
  • "Babe" is also known as Baby, Don't Apologise.
  • "Messiahs of the Milk Bar" is also known as Hollywood Boulevard.
  • "Situation No Win" is also known as Rush.
  • "All St.'s Rd" is also known as The Battle of All Saints Road.
  • "I'm On the Right Track" is also known as Contact.
  • "1999" is a cover of Prince's hit.

The Big Audio Dynamite II studio version of "City Lights" was released on the Rush US and UK CD singles. The UK version is slightly longer. "Situation No Win" was also released on the Rush US CD single as "Rush (Live)".[3] The song was originally a hit in Germany and Switzerland in 1986 by the band William Pitt.[4]

Personnel[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Capital Radio E.P., a release by Mick Jones' earlier band The Clash which too was a token-covermount release with the NME.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Audio Dynamite II - The Globe (CD, Album, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Big Audio Dynamite II - Ally Pally Paradiso (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Big Audio Dynamite II - Rush (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "William Pitt - City Lights at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 30 August 2011.