Kaleidoscope World (The Chills album)

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Kaleidoscope World
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Compilation album by The Chills
Released February 1986
Label Creation Records, Flying Nun Records
The Chills chronology
The Lost EP
(1985)
(EP)The Lost EP1985
Kaleidoscope World
(1986)
Brave Words
(1987)Brave Words1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Underground (favourable) [2]

Kaleidoscope World is an compilation by New Zealand group, The Chills released in 1986 on Flying Nun Records[3] in New Zealand and on Creation Records in UK.[4] The album was a compilation of early singles, plus all the Chills' tracks which featured on the Dunedin Double EP and The Lost EP. It was reissued in 1987 by Flying Nun with a bonus 7-inch single, "I'll Only See You Alone Again"/"Green Eyed Owl".[2] It was rereleased again in 2016 by Flying Nun and Captured Tracks with a further 7 bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

Original 12" vinyl release on Flying Nun Records.[3]

Side A

  1. "Rolling Moon" - 3:50
  2. "Pink Frost" - 3:57
  3. "Hidden Bay" - 1:30
  4. "Satin Doll" - 4:23

Side B

  1. "Doledrums" - 3:06
  2. "Kaleidoscope World" - 3:40
  3. "Purple Girl" - 3:23
  4. "Flame-Thrower" - 3:15

Re-release CD on Flying Nun Records – FNE 13CD in 1989.[5]

  1. "Kaleidoscope World" - 03:40
  2. "Satin Doll" - 04:23
  3. "Frantic Drift" - 04:12
  4. "Rolling Moon" - 03:51
  5. "Flame Thrower" - 03:16
  6. "Pink Frost" - 03:57
  7. "Purple Girl" - 03:23
  8. "This Is The Way" - 02:31
  9. "Never Never Go" - 02:06
  10. "Don't Even Know Her Name" - 01:51
  11. "Bee Bah Bee Bah Bee Boe" - 02:44
  12. "Whole Weird World" - 03:25
  13. "Dream By Dream" - 05:20
  14. "Doledrums" - 03:10
  15. "Hidden Bay" - 01:44
  16. "I Love My Leather Jacket" - 02:54
  17. "The Great Escape" - 02:29

Re-release CD/2XLP/Digital on Flying Nun Records - FN567 in 2016

1. Kaleidoscope World

2. Satin Doll

3. Frantic Drift

4. Rolling Moon

5. Bite

6. Flame Thrower

7. Pink Frost

8. Purple Girl

9. This Is The Way

10. Never Never Go

11. Don't Even Know Her Name

12. Bee Bah Bee Bah Bee Boe

13. Whole Weird World

14. Dream By Dream

15. Doledrums

16. Hidden Bay

17. I Love My Leather Jacket

18. The Great Escape

19. Oncoming Day (Early Version)

20. Dan Destiny and The Silver Dawn (Unplugged)

21. Martyns Doctor Told Me

22. I'll Only See You Alone Again

23. Green Eyed Owl (Live)

24. Smile From A Dead Dead Face (Live)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Unterberger, Ritchie. "Allmusic review". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-06-15. 
  2. ^ a b Henderson, Dave (1988). "The Chills Kaleidoscope World". Underground (11): 19. 
  3. ^ a b Discogs.com
  4. ^ Discogs.com
  5. ^ "Discogs.com"