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Discography

The below discography details the following Kajagoogoo releases:

Studio Albums

Live Albums
Official live albums.

Extended Play (E.P.) Releases

Single Releases

Compilation Albums (of note)
There are many of these available, most of which contain identical audio content. Please note that we have not attempted to detail each one!

Video Releases
Video compilations and concert video recordings.

Bootleg & Miscellaneous
Everything else!

Most entries in this section refer to the original UK issue. All timings where available are approximate.

The below information is intended as a guide. It does not reflect the variations in label/content/artwork between territories.  The discography is very much a work in progress, and such variations will indeed be added over time.  All new material or releases will be added as soon as full details are known.

Studio Albums

 

White Feathers (1983)

LP/Cassette/CD/Digital Download

EMI EMC 3433

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Music by Kajagoogoo. Lyrics as credited below.

Side 1
1.”White Feathers” (Nick Beggs) – (3:27)
2.”Too Shy” (Beggs, Limahl) – (3:44)
3.”Lies and Promises” (Beggs, Limahl) – (2:50)
4.”Magician Man” (Limahl) – (3:41)
5.”Kajagoogoo” (Instrumental) – (3:11)

Side 2
1.”Ooh to Be Ah” (Limahl) – (3:12)
2.”Ergonomics” (Beggs, Limahl) – (3:10)
3.”Hang on Now” (Beggs, Limahl) – (3:23)
4.”This Car Is Fast” (Limahl) – (3:32)
5.”Frayo” (Limahl) – (4:15)

CD Bonus Tracks (reissue)
1.”Too Shy” (Instrumental Mix) (Beggs, Limahl) – (4:01)
2.”Take Another View” (Kajagoogoo) – (4:33)
3.”Interview Rooms” (Beggs) – (3:24)
4.”Animal Instincts” (Beggs) – (2:39)
5.”Introduction” (Beggs, Limahl) – (5:09)
6.”Too Shy” (Midnight Mix) (Beggs, Limahl) – (5:27)
7.”Ooh to Be Ah” (The Construction Mix) (Limahl) – (6:37)
8.”Hang on Now” (Extended Version) (Beggs, Limahl) – (6:19)

 

Islands (1984)

LP/Cassette/CD/Digital Download

EMI EMC 24 0116 1

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All music written by Steve Askew/Nick Beggs/Stuart Croxford-Neale/Jez Strode. Lyrics by Nick Beggs.

Side 1
1.”The Lion’s Mouth” – (3:34)
2.”Big Apple” – (4:09)
3.”The Power to Forgive” – (4:44)
4.”Melting the Ice Away” – (5:15)

Side 2
5.”Turn Your Back on Me” – (4:00)
6.”Islands” – (4:50)
7.”On a Plane” – (4:13)
8.”Part of Me Is You” – (3:55)
9.”The Loop” – (4:38)

CD Bonus Tracks (reissue)
10.”Turn Your Back on Me” (Thompson and Barbiero U.S. Mix) – (3:56)
11.”The Pump Rooms of Bath” – (2:31)
12.”The Garden” – (2:51)
13.”Big Apple” (Metro Mix) – (6:05)
14.”The Lion’s Mouth” (The Beast Mix) – (5:37)
15.”Turn Your Back on Me” (Extended Dance Mix) – (5:03)

Picture Disc Edition:

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Islands – US Edition – ‘Extra Play’ (1984)

LP/Cassette

EMI America ST-17157

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All music written by Steve Askew/Nick Beggs/Stuart Croxford-Neale/Jez Strode. Lyrics by Nick Beggs.

Side 1
1.”The Lion’s Mouth” – (3:30)
2.”Big Apple” – (4:02)
3.”The Power to Forgive” – (4:46)
4.”Melting the Ice Away” – (5:18)

Side 2
5.”Turn Your Back on Me” (Thompson and Barbiero U.S. Mix) – (3:56)
6.”Islands” – (4:50)
7.”On a Plane” – (4:13)
8.”Part of Me Is You” – (3:55)
9.”The Loop” – (4:38)

 

Crazy People’s Right To Speak (1985)

LP/Cassette/CD/Digital Download

EMI Parlophone 064 24 0399 1

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All lyrics written by Nick Beggs; music by Askew/Beggs/Neale.

Side 1
1.”Do I” – (3:27)
2.”Shouldn’t Do That” – (3:16)
3.”Your Appetite” – (4:21)
4.”Rivers” – (4:34)
5.”Sit Down and Shut Up” – (3:51)

Side 2
6.”Afraid of You” – (3:49)
7.”Jigsaw” – (3:49)
8.”Fear of Falling” – (3:13)
9.”Charm of a Gun” – (4:28)
10.”You Really Take My Breath Away” – (4:53)

CD Bonus Tracks (reissue)
11.”Shouldn’t Do That” (Disciplined) – (6:58)
12.”Shouldn’t Do That” (Undisciplined) – (5:57)
13.”Hurricane” – (3:55)
14.”Whatever You Want” – (3:42)

 

Gone to the Moon (2008)

CD/Digital Download

REDdot Music RDMD3

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All lyrics written by Nick Beggs; music by Askew/Beggs/Neale.

1.”Gone to the Moon” – (5:32)
2.”Smile” – (4:00)
3.”Tracy” – (5:19)
4.”Moon in Motion” – (1:45)
5.”First Girl on Mars” – (4:39)
6.”Tears” – (4:11)
7.”The Last Day” – (5:31)
8.”Excerpts from the Falling Man” – (1:23)
9.”Table for One” – (4:35)
10.”Nighingales” – (4:16)
11.”Spring’s Eternal Dance” – (1:33)
12.”Rocket Boy” – (4:20)

 

Original Album Series (2014)

CD/Digital Download

Warner Music/Parlophone – 2564636193

album-series sized

White Feathers
Islands
Crazy People’s Right to Speak
Don’t Suppose
Colour All My Days

**all albums are in their original form and contain no bonus tracks**

 

Live Albums

 

Live in Japan (2000)

CD/Digital Download

Nick Beggs Music

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All music and lyrics written by Limahl/Beggs/Askew/Strode/Neale.

1.”Big Apple” – (4:29)
2.”Monochromatic” – (4:12)
3.”On a Plane” – (4:55)
4.”Islands” – (5:14)
5.”The Power to Forgive” – (5:03)
6.”Too Shy” – (3:52)
7.”Lies and Promises” – (3:16)
8.”Melting the Ice Away” – (5:26)
9.”The Lion’s Mouth” – (4:14)
10.”White Feathers” – (3:32)
11.”The Loop” – (5:05)
12.”Turn Your Back on Me” – (4:57)
13.”Ooh to be Ah” – (6:51)
14.”Part Of Me Is You” – (4:00)
15.”Kajagoogoo” – (4:24)

 

BBC In Concert (2009)

Digital Download

EMI Digital

All music and lyrics written by Limahl/Beggs/Askew/Strode/Neale.

1.”Kajagoogoo” – (3:53)
2.”Interview Rooms” – (3:33)
3.”This Car is Fast” – (4:47)
4.”Monochromatic” – (4:11)
5.”Hang on Now” – (3:45)
6.”Magician Man” – (5:00)
7.”Take Another View” – (4:17)
8.”Ooh to be Ah” – (6:08)
9.”White Feathers” – (3:44)
10.”Frayo” – (4:22)
11.”Ergonomics” – (6:01)
12.”Too Shy” – (5:05)
13.”Lies and Promises” – (3:22)

 

Extended Play Releases

 

Death Defying Headlines E.P. (2008)

CD/Digital Download

REDdot Music RDMD6

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All songs written/produced by Kajagoogoo.  Lyrics by Limahl and Nick Beggs.

1.”Death Defying Headlines” – (5:43)
2.”Space Cadet” –  (5:32)
3.”Dreaming of the Same Thing” – (4:43)
4.”High Life” – (4:23)

 

Death Defying Headlines E.P. The Dance Remixes (2009)

CD/Digital Download

REDdot Music RDMD7

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All songs written/produced by Kajagoogoo.  Lyrics by Limahl and Nick Beggs.
Additional production/remix by Unique Kid.

1.”Dreaming of the Same Thing” – (8:40)
2.”Space Cadet” – (6:21)
3.”Death Defying Headlines” – (8:50)
4.”High Life” – (8:54)

 

White Feathers (The Manhattan Clique Remixes E.P. (2009)

Digital Download

EMI UK

Music by Kajagoogoo. Lyrics by Nick Beggs.

Additional production/remix by Philip Larsen and Chris Smith.

1.”White Feathers” (Manhattan Clique Remix) – (6:14)
2.”White Feathers” (Manhattan Clique Remix Instrumental) – (6:14)
3.”White Feathers” (Manhattan Clique Remix Edit) – (3:51)

 

Compilation Albums

Kajagoogoo and Limahl – Too Shy – The Singles and More (1993)

CD/Digital Download

EMI

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1.”Too Shy” – (3:46)
2.”Ooh To Be Ah” – (3:36)
3.”Hang On Now” – (3:23)
4.”Big Appple” – (4:12)
5.”The Lion’s Mouth” – (3:35)
6.”Turn Your Back On Me” – (4:03)
7.”Shouldn’t Do That” – (3:25)
8.”Only For Love” (3:51)
9.”Too Much Trouble” – (3:32)
10.”Never Ending Story” (3:34)
11.”Love In Your Eyes” (4:12)
12.”Inside To Outside” (3:43)
13.”Too Shy” (Midnight Mix) – (5:46)
14.”Hang On Now” (Extended Mix) – (6:21)
15.”Turn Your Back On Me” (Extended Mix) – (5:05)
16.”Only For Love” (12′ Mix) – (6:43)
17.”Never Ending Story” (12′ Mix) – (5:20)

 

The Best of Kajagoogoo and Limahl (2009)

CD/DVD/Digital Download

EMI 50999 6 84481 2 7

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CD
1.”Too Shy”
2.”Ooh to be Ah”
3.”Never Ending Story”
4.”Big Apple”
5.”Hang on Now”
6.”White Feathers”
7.”Only For Love”
8.”The Lion’s Mouth”
9.”Turn Your Back on Me”
10.”The Power to Forgive”
11.”Inside to Outside”
12.”Shouldn’t Do That”
13.”Love in Your Eyes”
14.”Too Much Trouble”
15.”Tar Beach”
16.”Space Cadet”
17.”Dreaming of the Same Thing”

DVD – (featuring promotional video clips)
1.”Too Shy”
2.”Ooh to be Ah”
3.”Hang on Now”
4.”Big Apple”
5.”The Lion’s Mouth”
6.”Turn Your Back on Me”
7.”Only For Love”
8.”Never Ending Story”
9.”Space Cadet”
10.”Too Shy” (BBC Top of the Pops, 03/02/1983)

 

So80s Presents Kajagoogoo – Curated by Blank & Jones

CD/Digital Download

EMI 6402382

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1.”Too Shy” (12″ Extended Version) – (5:46)
2.”Hang On Now” (Extended Version) -(6:21)
3.”Big Apple” (Metro Mix) – (6:06)
4.”Ooh To Be Ah” (The Construction Mix) – (6:37)
5.”The Lion’s Mouth” (The Beast Mix) – (5:39)
6.”Turn Your Back On Me” (Extended Mix) – (5:05)
7.”The Power To Forgive” – (4:45)
8.”White Feathers” – (03:31)
9.”Shouldn’t Do That” (Disciplined Mix) – (07:01)
10.”Too Shy” (Midnight Mix) – (05:25)
11.”Turn Your Back On Me” (Flipped Disc Mix) – (07:02)

Single Releases

 

Too Shy (1983)

7″& 12″

EMI Records 5359

Side A: “Too Shy”
Side B: “Too Shy” (Instrumental)

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Ooh To Be Ah (1983)

7″& 12″

EMI Records 5383

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Side A: “Ooh to be Ah”
Side B: “Animal Instincts”

* 12″ single contains “Interview Rooms” on the B side

 

Hang on Now (1983)

7″/12″/7″ Picture Disc

EMI Records 5394

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Side A: “Hang on Now”
Side B: “Hang on Now” (Instrumental Version)

7″ Picture Disc Edition

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Big Apple (1983)

7″& 12″

EMI Records 5423

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Side A: “Big Apple”
Side B: “Monochromatic” (Live)

 

The Lion’s Mouth (1984)

7″/12″/7″ Picture Disc

EMI Records 5449

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Side A: “The Lion’s Mouth”
Side B: “The Garden” (Instrumental)

7″ Picture Disc Edition

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Turn Your Back on Me (1984)

7″/12″/12″ Picture Disc

EMI Records 5646

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Side A: “Turn Your Back on Me”
Side B: “The Pump Rooms of Bath”

12″ Picture Disc Edition

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Shouldn’t Do That (1985)

7″/12″/Double 7″ Limited Edition

EMI Parlophone  R6106

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Side A: “Shouldn’t Do That”
Side B: “Charm of a Gun”
Side C: “Hurricane” *
Side D: “What Ever You Want” *

* available on Limited Edition Double Pack only

 

Rocket Boy (2007)

CD/Digital Download

Infinite Music Ltd  KAJA001CD

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1. “Rocket Boy”
2. “Tears”

 

Death Defying Headlines (2011)

Digital Download

REDdot Music Ltd RDMD6

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1. “Death Defying Headlines”

 

Video Releases

The Video Singles E.P. (1983)

VHS/Beta/LaserDisc

Picture Music International/Pioneer Artists

1.”Too Shy”
2.”Ooh to be Ah”
3.”Hang on Now”

Video compilation featuring the first three hit single promotional videos.

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The Video Singles E.P. Second Edition (1983)

VHS/Beta/LaserDisc

Picture Music International

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1.”Too Shy”
2.”Ooh to be Ah”
3.”Hang on Now”
4.”Big Apple”

Video compilation featuring the first four hit single promotional videos.  Now includes “Big Apple”

 

The White Feathers Tour (1983)

VHS/Beta/LaserDisc/CED

Picture Music International

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1.”Intro & Kajagoogoo”
2.”Interview Rooms
3.”This Car is Fast”
4.”Monochromatic”
5.”Hang on Now”
6.”Magician Man”
7.”Take Another View”
8.”Ooh to be Ah”
9.”Over the Top”
10.”White Feathers”
11.”Frayo”
12.”Ergonomics”
13.”Too Shy”
14.”Lies and Promises”
15.”Hang on Now”

Recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon London on 31st of May 1983.

Approximate running time 60 minutes

 

The Best of Kajagoogoo and Limahl (2009)

DVD/Digital Download

EMI 50999 6 84481 2 7

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DVD – (featuring promotional video clips)

1.”Too Shy”
2.”Ooh to be Ah”
3.”Hang on Now”
4.”Big Apple”
5.”The Lion’s Mouth”
6.”Turn Your Back on Me”
7.”Only For Love”
8.”Never Ending Story”
9.”Space Cadet”
10.”Too Shy (BBC Top of the Pops, 03/02/1983)”

Bootleg & Miscellaneous

 

Kajagoogoo Demo Cassette (1982)

Cassette

Yel/Angel Publishing

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Not for retail sale.  This copy given to KajaFax by Kajagoogoo.

1.”White Feathers” (Demo)
2.”This Car Is Fast” (Demo)

 

KajaFax Fan Club Message Limited Edition Flexi Disc (1984)

Sound For Industry Records

Flexi Disc

Side 1
1.”Message from Nick Beggs”
2.“Fear Machine” (sample) by Art Nouveau
3. KajaFax Fan Club Message

Side 2
4.“Life’s a Go-Go” (sample) by Art Nouveau
5. “Message from Stuart Neale”

 

Thanks Japan (2006)

CD

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Bootleg CD – Soundboard quality as FM Radio sourced.

1.”Big Apple”
2.”Monochromatic”
3.”On a Plane”
4.”Islands”
5.”The Power to Forgive”
6.”Too Shy”
7.”Lies and Promises”
8.”Melting the Ice Away”
9.”The Lion’s Mouth”
10.”White Feathers”
11.”The Loop”
12.”Turn Your Back on Me”
13.”Ooh to be Ah”
14.”Part of Me is You”
15.”Kajagoogoo”

 

Culture Club & Kajagoogoo Live (1983)

LP

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Selected tracks from the Hammersmith show of 31 May 1983.  Soundboard source but poor quality transfer to vinyl.

1.”Ooh to be Ah”
2.”Over the Top”
3.”White Feathers”
4.”Frayo”
5.”Ergonomics”
6.”Too Shy”

b/w Culture Club in Concert

 

Over the Top (1983)

2 x LP

E.T.S. Records

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Recorded live on the UK leg of the White Feathers Tour, May 1983.  Bootleg album sourced from soundboard/FM Broadcast. 

Side 1
1.”Kajagoogoo”
2.”Interview Rooms”
3.”This Car is Fast”
4.”Monochromatic”

Side 2
5.”Hang on Now”
6.”Magician Man”
7.”Take Another View”

Side 3
8.”Ooh to be Ah”
9.”O.T.T. (Over the Top)”
10.”White Feathers”
11.”Frayo”

Side 4
12.”Ergonomics”
13.”Too Shy”
14.”Lies and Promises”

 

Here Is Limahl (1984)

LP

A.M.A. Records

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Recorded live on the UK leg of the White Feathers Tour, May 1983.  Bootleg album sourced from soundboard/LaserDisc audio.

Side 1
1.”Kajagoogoo”
2.”This Car is Fast”
3.”Monochromatic”
4.”Hang on Now”
5.”Magician Man”

Side 2
6.”Take Another View”
7.”Ooh to be Ah”
8.”O.T.T. (Over the Top)”
9.”White Feathers”
10.”Frayo”
11.”Too Shy”

 

BBC Transcription Services – In Concert 1983 (1983)

LP

BBC  CN4223/S

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All music and lyrics written by Limahl/Beggs/Askew/Strode/Neale.

Same content as the BBC in Concert released by EMI Digital in 2009.

Vinyl release contains custom sleeve and BBC continuity introduction by Richard Skinner.

Side 1
1.”Kajagoogoo”
2.”Interview Rooms”
3.”This Car is Fast”
4.”Monochromatic”
5.”Hang on Now”
6.”Magician Man”
7.”Take Another View”

Side 2
8.”Ooh to be Ah”
9.”White Feathers”
10.”Frayo”
11.”Ergonomics”
12.”Too Shy”
13.”Lies and Promises”

 

BBC Transcription Services – In Concert 1984 (1984)

LP

CN4432/5

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Contains custom sleeve and BBC continuity introduction by Richard Skinner.

Side 1
1.”Big Apple”
2.”Monochromatic”
3.”On a Plane”
4.”Islands”
5.”The Power to Forgive”
6.”Too Shy”

Side 2
7.”Lies and Promises”
8.”Melting the Ice Away”
9.”The Lion’s Mouth”
10.”White Feathers”
11.”Turn Your Back on Me”
12.”Ooh To Be Ah”

 

Kajagoogoo Live – Retrofest 2007

Recordable Minidisc/CD-R

Audience sourced fan recording. Audio Quality 5/10. Custom artwork – rear only.

1.”Big Apple”
2.”Do I?
3.”Shouldn’t Do That”
4.”Rocket Boy”
5.”Kajagoogoo”
6.”Hang on Now”
7.”The Lion’s Mouth”
8.”Turn Your Back on Me”
9.”Afraid of You”
10.”Too Shy”

 

Ooh to be Ah – Live in Germany (2008)

Digital Download

1.”Ooh to be Ah” (Acoustic Version)

Free download – soundboard recording. Limited release via http://www.kajagoogoo.com – Christmas 2008

“Limahl, Nick, Steve, Jez, Stuart and all the team at GooGoo HQ would like to thank you all very much for your continued support and as an extra thank you, we want to give you all a special Christmas gift, a free exclusive MP3 of Ooh To Be Ah, acoustic version, recorded live in Berlin in 2008”

 

Alternate Covers:

Below is a selection of the alternate artwork used on alternate editions of some of Kajagoogoo’s singles.

NB: This is not intended to be a complete listing….

Big Apple Japan Edition

 

Too Shy French Edition

 

Hang on Now Japan Edition

 

The Lion’s Mouth Japan Edition

 

The Power to Forgive Japan Issue

 

Too Shy Japan Edition

 

Turn Your Back on Me Japan Edition

 

White Feathers Album Japan Edition

 

Turn Your Back on Me 7″ USA Edition

 

Hang on Now 12″ Edition

 

Hang on Now USA 7″ Edition

 

Shouldn’t Do That 12″ Single

 

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