Wire: Gilbert/Lewis Discography (to 1999)

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

KEY:

(1) Dome

(2) Lewis / Gilbert

(3) Lewis / Gilbert / Mills

(4) Duet Emmo (w/ Daniel Miller)

 (5) P'o

 (6) Cupol

 

ALBUMS

(1) DOME

(Dome - DOME 1 - July 1980)

Cancel Your Order, Cruel When Complete, And Then... , Here We Go, Rolling Upon My Day :: Say Again, Linasixup, Airmail, Ampnoise, Madmen

Issued on CD with Dome 2 (Mute - DOME 12CD - August 1992)

 

(2) 3R4

(4AD - CAD 16 - October 1980)

Barge Calm, 3.4 :: Barge Calm, R

 

(1) DOME 2

(Dome - DOME 2 - October 1980)

The Red Tent I, The Red Tent II, Long Lost Life, Breathsteps, Reading Prof B. :: Ritual View, Twist Up, Keep It

Issued on CD with Dome (Mute - DOME 12CD - August 1992)

 

(1) DOME 3

(Dome - DOME 3 - October 1981)

Jasz, Ar-Gu, An-An-An-D-D-D, Ba-Dr, D-D-Bo, Na-Drm :: Ur-Ur, Danse, Dasz, Roos-An

Issued on CD with Will You Speak This Word: Dome IV (Mute - DOME 34CD August 1992)

 

(3) MZUI

(Cherry Red - BRED 27 - May 1982)

"Two sides of 'various sound sources' from an installation project held at the Waterloo Gallery, London between 8-31 August 1981"

 

(1) WILL YOU SPEAK THIS WORD: DOME IV

(Uniton - U 011 - May 1983)

To Speak, To Walk To Run, To Duck To Dive :: This, Seven Year, Atlas

Issued on CD with Dome 3 (Mute - DOME 34CD - August 1992)

 

(4) OR SO IT SEEMS

(Mute - STUMM 11 - August 1983)

Hill Of Men, Or So It Seems, Friano, The First Person :: A.N.C., Long Sledge, Gatemmo, Last's Card

Issued on CD (Mute - CDSTUMM 11 - August 1992) with extra track:

Heart Of Hearts (or so it seems)

 

 (5) WHILST CLIMBING THIEVES VIE FOR ATTENTION

(Court - COURT 1 - October 1983)

Time And Time, Back To Back, Holy Joe, Earl, Vanite :: Today's Version, I Will, Mhona, Blind Tim, Crystal Streams

Issued on CD (WMO - WMO 11CD - November 1998) with extra tracks:

I Will (full length version), Only One I, Zinc Lasso (Noose), Back To Back (alternate mix), Vanite (alternate mix), Today's Version (alternate mix), Mhona (alternate mix)

 

(1) YCLEPT

(WMO - WMO 9CD - September 1999) CD

Virtual Sweden (V.S. #1), Plosive Pluck, Because We Must (version 1), Carpo, Vertical Seeding (V.S. #2), Crossh, 'Making a Meeting' (excerpt), Gerba, Virtuous Speed (V.S. #3), Liver & Lungs, Because We Must (version 2)

 

SINGLES

(6) Like This For Ages / Kluba Cupol

(4AD - BAD 9 - July 1980) 12"

(2) Ends With The Sea / Hung Up To Dry Whilst Building An Arch

(4AD - AD 106 - August 1981)

(4) Or So It Seems / Heart Of Hearts (or so it seems)

(Mute - 12MUTE 025 - March 1983) 12"

 

COMPILATIONS

 

8 TIME

(4AD - CAD 16CD - April 1988) CD

Like This For Ages, Kluba Cupol, Barge Calm, 3.4, Barge Calm, R, Ends With The Sea, Hung Up To Dry Whilst Building An Arch

 

PACIFIC/SPECIFIC (in a different place)

(WMO - WMO 3CD - November 1995) CD

Anchors, Norde, Quicken Your Step, MZUI: Australia (w/ Russell Mills)

 

OTHER APPEARANCES

FROM BRUSSELS WITH LOVE (Crepuscule - TWI 007 - August 1980) cassette

one track (Dome): Twist Up

NATURES MORTES - STILL LIVES (4AD - P 111 49 - 1981) Japan

one track (Cupol): Like This For Ages

THE TYRANNY OF THE BEAT (Mute - AGREY 1 - September 1991) CD

one track (Dome): Cruel When Complete

THE TYRANNY OF THE BEAT (Mute -                 - September 1991) video

one track (Dome): Rolling Upon My Day (live)

3 FINGERS AND A FUMB (Blast First - BFFP 107CD - June 1995) 2CD

one track (Dome): Extract of Tervis (live)

 

CO-PRODUCTIONS

THE THE

Black & White / Controversial Subject

(4AD - AD10 - 1980) 7"

 

A.C. MARIAS A.C.

Drop / So

(Dome - DOM 45.1 - 1980) 7"

 

MATT JOHNSON

BURNING BLUE SOUL (4AD - CAD 113 - 1981) LP

two tracks: Time Again For The Golden Sunset, The River Flows Fast In Spring

 

DESMOND SIMMONS

ALONE ON PENGUIN ISLAND (Dome - DOM 33.1 - July 1981) LP

A Caste From Hawaii, To Be Lost, Beacon Hill Six, April Waits, The Gymnast, Bing Crosby's Hat :: Man The Lifeboats, Phone Ringing, Counterpane, By Air Or By Sea, Pathenon, Tracers, Alone On Penguin Island

Issued on CD (WMO - WMO 1CD - September 1995) with extra tracks:

They Fly Information, Phone Ringing (rehearsal), A Caste From Hawaii (live), Man The Lifeboats (demo), The Gymnast (live), Counterpane (live), To Be Lost (live)

[Only 'They Fly Information' Lewis/Gilbert production on extra tracks]

 

MICHAEL O'SHEA

MICHAEL O'SHEA (Dome - DOM 33.2 - February 1982) LP

No Journey's End, Kerry :: Guitar No.1, Voices, Anfa Daa Sachtach

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

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