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Erasure - The Innocents album download
Erasure - The Innocents album download
Performer: Erasure
Title: The Innocents
Country: UK
Released: 2009
Style: Synth-pop
Rating: 4.1/5
FLAC size: 1816 mb | MP3 size: 1611 mb | WMA size: 1881 mb
Genre: Electronic

The Innocents is the third studio album by Erasure, released in 1988. The Innocents became the first in a string of number-one albums by Erasure in the UK, turning double platinum with sales over 600,000.

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When I Needed You ’ and ‘River Deep Mountain High ’ produced by Erasure. Brass on ‘Heart Of Stone’ by The Kickhorns (Roddy Lorimer, Tim Sanders, Simon Clark and Steve Sidwell). Additional backing vocals Naomi Osborne on ‘Chains Of Love’ and ‘Yahoo!’, Caron Wheeler on ‘Chains Of Love’ and ‘Yahoo!’, and Jane Ayre on ‘Yahoo!’ and ‘Weight Of The World’.

The Innocents (Erasure album). After releasing The Two Ring Circus (a remix album) in 1987, The Innocents was the third proper studio release from Erasure, released in 1988. Produced by Stephen Hague and released by Mute Records in the UK and Sire Records in the . The Innocents became the first in a string of number one albums by Erasure in the UK, turning double platinum with sales over 600,000.

Having built up a strong fan base and back catalogue in just a couple of years, Erasure turned into a full-blown pop phenomenon thanks to The Innocents, winning the British equivalent of the Grammy for album of the year and spawning a big American hit single, "Chains of Love. Stephen Hague took over as producer from Flood, perhaps smoothing out some points for a more general mainstream appeal but otherwise letting the strengths of the songs speak for themselves.

This album has an average beat per minute of 117 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 90/187 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist The Innocents. BPM Profile The Innocents. Album starts at 113BPM, ends at 90BPM (-23), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Erasure.

Album · 1988 · 13 Songs. 1988 Sire Records, a label of Warner Records Inc. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company.

Tracklist Hide Credits

The Innocents Re-mastered
CD1-1 A Little Respect 3:33
CD1-2 Ship Of Fools
Engineer – Dave Jacob*Producer – Dave Jacob*
CD1-3 Phantom Bride 3:32
CD1-4 Chains Of Love
Backing Vocals – Caron Wheeler, Naomi Osborne*
CD1-5 Hallowed Ground 4:01
CD1-6 Sixty-Five Thousand 3:23
CD1-7 Heart Of Stone
Brass – Roddy Lorimer, Simon Clarke , Steve Sidwell, The Kickhorns*, Tim Sanders
CD1-8 Yahoo!
Backing Vocals – Caron Wheeler, Jane Ayre, Naomi Osborne*
CD1-9 Imagination 3:28
CD1-10 Witch In The Ditch 3:44
CD1-11 Weight Of The World
Backing Vocals – Jane Ayre
CD1-12 When I Needed You (Melancholic Mix)
Producer – Erasure
CD1-13 River Deep, Mountain High (Private Dance Mix)
Producer – ErasureWritten-By – Barry/Greenwich/Spector*
B-sides, Remixes & Rarities Re-mastered
CD2-1 Ship Of Fools (Shiver Me Timbers Mix)
Remix – Stephen Hague
CD2-2 When I Needed You
Producer, Mixed By – Erasure
CD2-3 River Deep Mountain High (7" Version)
Producer, Mixed By – Erasure
CD2-4 Chains Of Love (The Unfettered Mix)
Remix – Shep Pettibone
CD2-5 Don't Suppose (Country Joe Mix)
Remix – Robert Gordon
CD2-6 The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (The Dangerous Mix)
Remix – Eric RadcliffeWritten-By – Morricone*
CD2-7 A Little Respect (12" House Mix)
Remix – Justin Strauss
CD2-8 Like Zsa Zsa Zsa Gabor (Mark Freegard Mix)
Remix – Mark Freegard
CD2-9 Love Is Colder Than Death
Engineer – Mike RogersProducer – Erasure
CD2-10 Phantom Bride (Live) 4:08
CD2-11 Heart Of Stone (Live) 3:37
CD2-12 Hallowed Ground (Live) 3:55
CD2-13 Witch In The Ditch (Live) 3:53
The Innocents ~ Live At The NEC Birmingham 15th November 1988
DVD-1 Chains Of Love
DVD-2 A Little Respect
DVD-3 The Circus
DVD-4 The Hardest Part
DVD-5 Push Me Shove Me
DVD-6 Spiralling
DVD-7 Hallowed Ground
DVD-8 Oh L'Amour
DVD-9 Who Needs Love Like That
DVD-10 Stop!
DVD-11 Victim Of Love
DVD-12 Ship Of Fools
DVD-13 Knocking On Your Door
DVD-14 Sometimes
Previously Unreleased
DVD-15 Witch In The Ditch
DVD-16 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
Written-By – Andersson/Ulvaeus*
The Innocents At The BBC
DVD-17 Ship Of Fools (Going Live!)
DVD-18 A Little Respect (Top Of The Pops)
DVD-19 The Innocents (Live)
Promotional Videos
DVD-20 Ship Of Fools
DVD-21 Chains Of Love
DVD-22 A Little Respect


  • Design – Paul Khera, Slim Smith
  • Engineer – Bob Kraushaar (tracks: CD1-1, CD1-3 to CD1-13)
  • Producer – Stephen Hague (tracks: CD1-1 to CD1-11)
  • Remastered By – Simon Heyworth
  • Written-By – Clarke/Bell (tracks: CD1-1 to CD1-12)


Hardcase book

Cover image based on stained glass window of St. James and Charlemagne, in Chartres Cathedral.

sticker reads:
The Innocents
21st Anniversary Edition
3 disc set
CD1 ~ The Innocents Re-mastered
CD2 ~ B-sides, Remixes & Rarities
DVD ~ The Innocents Live plus Exclusive Archive Performances

Track times not listed.. taken from CDs

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker): 7 24596 94282 6
  • Barcode: 5 099968827021
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 6882712 A981970-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 3072722 A981972-01
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD): 6882709 D981064-01

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
stumm 55 Erasure The Innocents ‎(LP, Album) Mute stumm 55 UK 1988
cd stumm 55 Erasure The Innocents ‎(CD, Album, RP) Mute cd stumm 55 UK Unknown
4-25730, 9 25730-4 Erasure The Innocents ‎(Cass, Album, SR,) Sire, Mute, Reprise Records 4-25730, 9 25730-4 US 1988
cd stumm 55 Erasure The Innocents ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mute cd stumm 55 UK Unknown
STUMKA 55, STUMKA-55 Erasure The Innocents ‎(Cass, Album) Mute, Mute STUMKA 55, STUMKA-55 Scandinavia 1988