Moving (The Raincoats album)

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Studio album by The Raincoats
Released 1983
Recorded October-November 1982; Berry Street Studios and Regents Park Studios, London
Genre Post-punk
Length 48:34
Label Rough Trade Records
DGC Records
Producer Adam Kidron, Brad Grisdale
The Raincoats chronology
The Kitchen Tapes
Looking in the Shadows
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Moving, released by Rough Trade Records in 1983, is the third studio album by the Raincoats. It was re-released in the US by DGC Records in 1993, and in the UK by Rough Trade in 1994, with a different track list. On its original release, the album reached No. 5 in the UK Indie Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Original (1983)[edit]

  1. "Ooh Ooh La La La"
  2. "Dreaming Of The Past"
  3. "Mouth of a Story"
  4. "Honey Mad Woman"
  5. "Rainstorm"
  6. "Dance of Hopping Mad"
  7. "Balloon"
  8. "I Saw a Hill"
  9. "Overheard"
  10. "The Body"
  11. "Avidoso"
  12. "Animal Rhapsody"

Reissue (1993/1994)[edit]

  1. "No One's Little Girl"
  2. "Ooh Ooh La La La"
  3. "Dance of Hopping Mad"
  4. "Balloon"
  5. "Mouth of a Story"
  6. "I Saw a Hill"
  7. "Overheard"
  8. "Rainstorm"
  9. "The Body"
  10. "Animal Rhapsody"


  • Vicki Aspinall - vocals, organ, bass, piano, violin
  • Gina Birch - vocals, bass, guitar, vibraphone
  • Ana da Silva - vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Harry Beckett - trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Richard Dudanski - percussion, drums, balafon
  • Michael McEvoy - synthesiser bass on "Animal Rhapsody", horn arrangements
  • Paddy O'Connell - bass, tenor saxophone, penny whistle
  • Derek Goddard - percussion, bongos, conga, drums
  • Roger Freeman - percussion
  • Chris "C.P." Lee - trumpet
  • Mgotse Mothie - double bass


  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997) Indie Hits 1980-1989, Cherry Red Books, ISBN 0-9517206-9-4