Wire Covers Discography (to 1999)

Discographies compiled by Kevin S. Eden © 1999
(with thanks to Andrew Westmeyer)

INSECT SURFERS - WAVELENGTH (Wasp - 14EP - 1980) US

one track: Ex-Lion Tamer

BIG BLACK - THE RICH MAN'S EIGHT-TRACK TAPE (Touch And Go - TG94CD - 1987)

one track:  Heartbeat

R.E.M. - DOCUMENT 3 (IRS - IRSD 42059 - 1987)

one track:  Strange

HENRY ROLLINS - HOT ANIMAL MACHINE (Texas Hotel - TXH.2/3 - 1989)

one track: Ex-Lion Tamer

MINOR THREAT - COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY (Dischord - Dischord 40 - 1989)

one track:  12XU

MISS MURGATROID - THROUGH ALIEN EMPIRES (Japan Overseas - JO97-34 - 1989) US

one track: Used To

FIREHOSE - Live Totem Pole (Columbia - 44K 74152 - 1992) CD single

one track:  Mannequin

BAND OF SUSANS - Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit - DEI 8353-2 - 1992) 12"

one track: Too Late

ANTENNA - Sleep (Mammoth - MR0038 - 1992) CD single

one track:  Outdoor Miner

CARTER USM - Do Re Me, So Far So Good (Chrysalis - USMCD 5 3238832 - 1992) CD single

one track:  Mannequin

LUSH - For Love (4AD - BAD 2001 - 1992) 12"

one track:  Outdoor Miner

THE NEW BOMB TURKS - DESTROY OH BOY! (Cryot - CR CD032 -1993)

one track: Mr Suit

KUSTOMISED - The Day I Had Some Fun (Matador - OLE 120-7 - 1994) 7"

one track: Surgeon's Girl

THERAPY? - Trigger Inside (A & M - 580 535-2 - 1994) CD single

one track: Reuters

GARLIC FROG DIET - 12 KILLER DISCO TUNES (Weird - WR 95005 - 1995) French CD

one track: Mr Suit

PINK LINCOLNS - Sumo Fumes 2 (Stiff Pole - SPR-012 - 1995) US 7"

one track: Outdoor Miner

FLYING SAUCER ATTACK - Outdoor Miner (Domino - RUG 41CD - October 1995) CD single

one track: Outdoor Miner

BOSS HOG - I Dig You (Geffen - GFST 22098 - 1996) US 12"

one track: 12XU

LIGHTNING SEEDS - Ready Or Not (Epic - 6629672 - 1996) CD single

one track: Outdoor Miner

LUNA - Outdoor Miner (Radiation - RARE 027 - 1996) US 7" and CD single

one track: Outdoor Miner

YO LA TANGO - GENIUS + LOVE = YO LA TANGO (Matador - OLE 194-2 - 1996) US 2CD

one track: Too Late

VARIOUS ARTISTS PLAY WIRE - WHORE (WMO - WMO 2CD - March 1996) CD

21 tracks: GODFLESH - 40 Versions, LUSH - Mannequin, RESOLUTION - It's A Boy, aMINIATURE - A Serious of Snakes, KUSTOMISED - A Question of Degree, BAND OF SUSANS - Ahead, BARK PSYCHOSIS - Three Girl Rhumba, THE EX-LION TAMERS - On  Returning, SPASM - 12XU, FUDGE TUNNEL - Lowdown, LAIKA - German Shepherds, CHRIS CONNELLY - A Mutual Friend,  CARL MARKS - Eastern Standard, THE PETTY TYRANTS - Our Swimmer, SCANNER - Eardrum Buzz, POLAR BEAR - Being Sucked (In Again), LEE RANALDO - Fragile, MY BLOODY VALENTINE - Map Ref 41(N 93(W, TRANSFORMER - Outdoor Miner, MAIN - Used To, MIKE WATT - The 15th

SLINGBACKS - The Boy Who Wanted... (Virgin - VSCDX 1617 - 1997) CD single

one track: Outdoor Miner

BARK PSYCHOSIS - Nightfear (3rd Stone - STONE 031CD - May 1997) CD

one track: Three Girl Rhumba

DIVE - EXTENDED PLAY (Discordia - DISC 034 - 1997) German CD single

one track: Heartbeat

VARIOUS ARTISTS PLAY "DRILL" - DUGGA DUGGA DUGGA (WMO - WMO 8CD - November 1998) CD

14 tracks: SOLEX - Faster Solex Drill Drill Drill!!!, LEGION OF GREEN MEN - Hammering A Drill, REHBERG / BAUER / POTUZNIK - G'schliffn, MALKA SPIGEL - Small Fat Drill, ELECTRIC COMPANY - Full Frequently Range, PUT PUT - Platform Shoes (Soles), LIFT LABORATORIES - The Vibrate Mix, baboon - DrillU47, TWINKOTHERM - Drill Au Canard, PHTHALOCYANINE - Drillmeltie, CHRIS & COSEY - Paralleladrill, SCAREDYCAT - Drill-Yo-Da, IBRAHIM - Extramaritaldrill, THE EX-LION TAMERS - 12DrillU

MALKA SPIGEL & COLIN NEWMAN - LIVE (Swim - CUSWM 1 - February 1999 CD

one track: Outdoor Miner (aka Encore)

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Thorne's commentary on making four albums with Wire (24K Word file)
The Roxy, London WC2, (Jan-Apr 77), hi-res cover art 648K jpg
Pink Flag, hi-res cover art 568K jpg
Chairs Missing, hi-res cover art 556K jpg
154, hi-res cover art 188K jpg
Bruce Gilbert's mid-80s letter to Thorne, 176K jpg
Concert poster, Notre Dame Hall, London, 1979 796K jpg

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Discographies compiled by Kevin S. Eden © 1999
(with thanks to Andrew Westmeyer)