This World and Body

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This World and Body
Studio album by Marion
Released 5 February 1996
Recorded 1995
Genre Britpop
Length 43:33
Label London
Producer Al Clay
Marion chronology
This World and Body
(1996)
The Program
(1998)The Program1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
NME 7/10[2]
Q 3/5 stars[3]
Raw Magazine 3/5 stars[4]
Select Magazine 3/5 medals[5]

This World and Body is the debut album by Marion released in 1996 on London Records. It reached #10 in the UK albums chart. The album contained the singles "Sleep", "Toys for Boys", "Let's All Go Together" and "Time". The vinyl LP also contained a free one-sided 7" single of the debut single "Violent Men".


A twentieth anniversary edition of the album was released as an expanded three CD set and vinyl LP by Demon Music Group in September 2016.[6]


Track listing[edit]

All songs by Harding/Grantham/Cunningham, lyrics by Harding

  1. "Fallen Through" – 3:45
  2. "Sleep" – 3:05
  3. "Let's All Go Together" – 3:08
  4. "Wait" – 3:59
  5. "The Only Way" – 2:34
  6. "I Stopped Dancing" – 3:00
  7. "All for Love" – 3:56
  8. "Toys for Boys" – 3:07
  9. "Time" – 4:15
  10. "Vanessa" – 3:59
  11. "Your Body Lies" – 3:45
  12. "My Children" – 4:51

Credits[edit]

  • Jaime Harding - vocals, harmonica
  • Tony Grantham - guitar/piano
  • Phil Cunningham - guitar
  • Nick Gilbert - bass
  • Murad Mousa - drums, percussion

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1996 UK albums chart 10

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