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ABC - Alphabet City

ABC - Alphabet City
Performer: ABC
Genre: Electronic
Title: Alphabet City
MP3 album size: 1509 mb
FLAC album size: 2270 mb
Style: Synth-pop
Country: Europe
Released: 1987
Catalog number: 832 391-2
Label: Mercury, Phonogram


1Avenue A0:53
2Bad Blood3:56
4Think Again3:40
5The Night You Murdered Love (The Whole Story)8:14
6Jealous Lover3:36
7When Smokey Sings (The Miami Mix)
Mixed By – Phil "Mixmaster" Harding
8When Smokey Sings4:18
9One Day5:35
10The Night You Murdered Love4:53
12Rage And Then Regret3:33
13King Without A Crown4:40
14Chicago (Abridged)3:40
15Avenue Z0:42


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NTRH 4ABC Alphabet City ‎(LP, Album)Neutron RecordsNTRH 4UK1987
832 391-1ABC Alphabet City ‎(LP, Album)Mercury832 391-1Spain1987
PN-MER-8323911.4ABC Alphabet City ‎(LP)MercuryPN-MER-8323911.4Peru1988
832 391-2ABC Alphabet City ‎(CD, Album)Mercury832 391-2South Korea1987
422 832 391-1 Q-1ABC Alphabet City ‎(LP, Album, Promo)Mercury422 832 391-1 Q-1US1987


  • Arranged By [Strings]Anne Dudley (tracks: 8, 10), Richard Niles (tracks: 2, 3)
  • Artwork [Art By]Keith Breeden, Peter Curzon
  • Backing VocalsMr Alan Carvell, Dolette McDonald, Linda Taylor, Miriam Stockley, Tessa Niles
  • BassBrad Lang
  • Double BassDanny Thompson
  • DrumsGraham Broad
  • Engineer [Assistant Recording]Tim Burrell
  • Engineer [Recording]Martyn Webster
  • HarmonicaJudd Lander
  • KeyboardsDavid Clayton
  • ManagementBennet Freed, Ron Weisner
  • Mastered ByIan Cooper
  • Mixed ByJulian Mendelsohn (tracks: 1 to 12, 14, 15)
  • Mixed By [Assistant]Tim Burrell (tracks: 1 to 12, 14, 15)
  • PercussionLouis Jardim, Pandit Dinesh
  • Photography ByAndy Earl
  • ProducerBernard Edwards (tracks: 2, 3, 13, 14), Mark White (tracks: 1, 4 to 11), Martin Fry (tracks: 1, 4 to 11)
  • SaxophoneHowie Casey
  • Written-ByMark White, Martin Fry


Recorded & mixed at Marcus Studios, London, Winter into Spring '87.

℗1987 Phonogram Ltd. (London)
©1987 Phonogram Ltd. (London)
Made In W.Germany for distribution throughout Europe.

The booklet mentions that track 11 is mixed by Phil "Mixmaster" Harding. However, it is track 13 that is mixed by him. It's correctly printed on the disc itself.


  • Barcode: 0 42283 23912 8
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 832 391-2 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 832 391-2 01 EQ
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 832 391-2 02 ET
  • Other (Mould ring): MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Copyright (c) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Published By – Neutron Music
  • Published By – 10 Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Marcus Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – Marcus Recording Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House
  • Made By – PDO, Germany



Alphabet City is the fourth studio album by English pop band ABC. It was originally released in October 1987, on the labels Mercury, Phonogram and Neutron, two years after their previous album How to Be a. Zillionaire Following a hiatus in which singer Martin Fry was being treated for Hodgkin's disease, it was recorded over a period of nine months between November 1986 and August 1987, in sessions that took place at Marcus Recording Studios in London, assisted by Bernard Edwards, best known for. Alphabet City - ABC. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Album 1987 15 Songs. Alphabet City. Pop - Alphabet City 1987. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Synthpop New Wave. Songs in album ABC - Alphabet City 1987. ABC - Avenue A. ABC - When Smokey Sings. ABC - The Night You Murdered Love. ABC - Think Again. ABC - Rage And Then Regret. Album Name Alphabet City. Type Album. Released date 1987. Labels Mercury Records. Music StyleNew-Wave. Members owning this album1. Avenue A. Listen free to ABC Alphabet City Avenue A, When Smokey Sings and more. 11 tracks 40:41. Alphabet City is an album by the band ABC released in 1987 by Mercury. It was released in Vinyl, and CD. There is also a remastered 2005 version. Following a hiatus while singer Martin Fry was treated for Hodgkin's disease, ABC returned to the studio to record Alphabet City, which they thought might be their final album. Best known for When Smokey Sings, a tribute to Smokey Robinson, the album also spawned The Night You Murdered Love and King Without a Crown as. Released 1987. Alphabet City Tracklist. Returning to the Motown and Northern soul that provided the basis of their debut album, ABC turned to the pop songcraft on their fifth album, Alphabet City. The increased songcraft is certainly engaging, particularly on the hit When Smokey Sings, but the songs are usually indistinguishable from each other, resulting in a sleek, stylish, and thoroughly entertaining album that leaves no lasting memory. Alphabet City - album 1987. A Certain Ratio. Douglas Adams. Hitch-hiker's Guide. Hitch-hikers Guide part 2. The Hitchhiker Trilogy. Alphabet City, 1987. Avenue A, 00:56. The Night You Murdered Love, 04:53. Think Again, 03:40. Rage and Then Regret, 03:33. Ark-Angel, 04:55
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