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New Song



7" New Song/Change The Man

12" New Song (Extended version)
Change The Man
Conditioning

 

Cat #: HOW1
Release Date: 17 September 1983

Chart: 3
New Song re-entered the charts again on Jan 14th 1984, where it reached number 60. The song was also featured in the film "Supergirl - The Movie"

The Extended version of New Song can also be found on the CD - Retro:active 4 Rare & Remixed, and the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.



 

What Is Love?



7" What Is Love?
It Just Doesn't Matter

12" What Is Love? (Extended version)
It Just Doesn't Matter
Hunt The Self
(Live at The Marquee)


 

Cat #: HOW2
Release Date: 26 November 1983

Chart: 2
A limited edition 12" was issued with bonus 7" of What Can I Say/Bounce Right Back recorded live at the Marquee

Also used in the film 'Supergirl'

The Extended version can be found on the CD - Humans Lib and the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.



Hide And Seek



7" Hide & Seek
Tao Te Ching12" Hide & Seek (Extended Version)
Tao Te Ching
China Dance

10" Hide & Seek (Extended Version)
Tao Te Ching
Hide & Seek (live)

 

Cat #: HOW3
Release Date: 18 February 1984

Chart: 12

A Limited Edition 10" vinyl and 10" picture disc were also released.

The 10" contains the extended mix of the single as well as a live recording from the High Wycombe town Hall

The 7" vinyl has the inscription: This Time No. 1 and on the b side: The Brilliant Town Hall

The 12" version also appears on the Action Replay Digital Remaster

 

 


Hide & Seek Picture Disc (Front and back)



Pearl In The Shell



7" Pearl In The Shell
Law Of The Jungle

12" Pearl In The Shell
Law Of The Jungle
Total Conditioning

 

Cat #: HOW4
Release Date: 26 May 1984

Chart: 7
A Limited edition 7" Poster bag was also released along with a clasped hand shaped picture disc.

Saxophone on "Pearl In The Shell" by Davey Payne and Stephen W. Tayler.

The Inscription on the inner part of the vinyl reads 'Rags 2 Riches'

An extended version also appears on the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.




Pearl In The Shell Picture Disc.



Equality



7" Equality / Pearl In The Shell
Cat #: WIS 614
Release Date: 1984

Howard released this single only in South Africa and was not released anywhere else as a single.

Equality was released during the Apartheid period in 1984. This has since become a highly sought after item.


Like To Get To Know You Well



7" Like To Get To Know You Well
Bounce Right Back

12" Like To Get To Know You Well (International Remix)
Bounce Right Back
(Cause & Effect Remix)
Cat #: HOW5
Release Date: 11 August 1984

Chart: 4

Dedicated to the original spirit of the Olympic games, certain copies had different translations of Like To Get To Know You Well on the front of the cover.

The original release in The UK saw the first of 2 promo videos for the track. For this release Howard is walking through the streets of London with Trevor Morais, Martin Jones, & Afrodiziak .

When the single was released in the US, a new animated video was made, which can be seen on the Last World Dream video and on this website.

In Japan, the title caused a bit of a stir as it was loosely translated as "I would like to force myself upon you"!!


 

Things Can Only Get Better



7" Things Can Only Get Better Well
Why Look For The Key

12" Things Can Only Get Better
Why Look For The Key
You Jazzy Nork

 

Cat #: HOW6
Release Date: 9 February 1985

Chart: 6

The 7" single was released with several different colours for the cover.

2 picture discs (Pink and Yellow) were also issued.

You Jazzy Nork was performed by The Alphonse Conroy Orchestra.
Yellow picture disc 12" version
red picture disc

 



 

Look Mama



7" Look Mama
Learning How To Love

12" Look Mama
Learning How To Love
Dream Into Action
(Live at the Manchester Apollo)

12" Look Mama Megamamamix
Learning How To Love
Dream Into Action
(Live at the Manchester Apollo)

 

Cat #: HOW7
Release Date: 20 April 1985

Chart: 10

'Look Mama' starts with the lines: "Honey, I think Audrey's a little mature for you, No, I don't think she's mature, I think she's nice, Hey mom, when are we going?" It was taken from the 1974 film "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"


Differnt mixes also appears on the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.


Look Mama - Megamamamix

Look Mama - Megamamamix also appears on the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.



 

Life In One Day



7" Life In One Day
Boom Bap Respite

12" Life In One Day Part 1
Life In One Day Part 2
Boom Bap Respite

 

Cat #: HOW8
Release Date: 29 June 1985

Chart: 14

Also issued were various 7" numbered editions, and poster bags, and a double 7" Gatefold pack featuring Always Asking Questions and New song recorded live at the Manchester Apollo.


Life in One Day 12"

Part 1& 2 also appears on the bonus disc with the 12" Album / Action Replay Box Set.



 

No One Is To Blame



7" No One Is To Blame
The Chase

12" No One Is To Blame
No One Is To Blame (The Long Mix)
The Chase

 

Cat #: HOW9
Release Date: 15 March 1986

Chart: 16

A limited Edition 12" version was also released in the UK that contained the 12" vinyl of What Is Love?
The 7" has the inscription 'Townhouse'



All I Want



7" All I Want / Roll Right Up

12" All I Want (Extended Mix / Roll Right Up / Don't Want To Fight Anymore

 

Cat #: HOW10
Release Date: 4 October 1986

Chart: 35
2x 7" versions were released, one of which contained a bonus 7" Interview disc with Paul Gambaccini. the second was a gatefold with lyrics and album information for One To One.

A free poster came with the 12" record



 

You Know I Love You... Don't You?



7" You Know I Love You... Don't You?
Dig This Well Deep

12" You Know I Love You... Don't You?
(Dance In The Fields Mix)
You Know I Love You... Don't You? (Instrumental)
Dig This Well Deep

Cat #: HOW11
Release Date: 29 November 1986

Chart: 43

Along with the regular releases was a limited edition 7" with a free cassette that contained the US Remix of Look Mama and Hide & Seek Orchestral) And also a double pack 7" and 12" release with a one sided orchestral version of Hide and Seek.

Inscriptions: 12" side A "ask DJ bruno" Side B "booker boys are back??" 7"(not the double pack) side A "hello DJ Bruno!" side B "welcome home howie!"


 

Little Bit Of Snow



7" Little Bit Of Snow
Let It Flow

12" Hunger For The Flesh (Orchestral)
Hide & Seek (Orchestral)

Cassette: Little Bit Of Snow
Let It Flow
Will You Still Be There (New Version)
Hunger For The Flesh (Orchestral)
Hide & Seek (Orchestral)

Cat #: HOW12
Release Date: 21 March 1987

Chart: 70

Howard contributes Little Bit Of Snow to the Anti-Heroin Project charity album 'Live In World', with the proceeds going to the Phoenix House rehabilitation centre for drug and alcohol abuse.

This is also the first of Howard's releases not to have a promo video made for its release and to be released as a cassette single.

The 7" has the inscription: Side A "The clue is on the 2nd disc" - Side B "a bit close to home"


Everlasting Love



7" & Cassette: Everlasting Love
Brutality Of Fact

12" Everlasting Love (808 Mix)
Brutality Of Fact
The Power Of The Media

CD Single 1:
Everlasting Love
The Brutality Of Fact / Power Of The Media / No One Is To Blame

CD Single 2:
Everlasting Love (The Institute Mix) / Hide & Seek (Orchestral) / Conditioning (Live)

 

Cat #: HOW13
Release Date: 4 March 1989

Chart: 62

The first single to be released on a CD, pressed as a 3" CD which were not as popular as the regular 5" CD's.



Everlasting Love - The Institute Mix



 

The Prisoner



7" & Cassette: The Prisoner
Rubber Morals

12" The Prisoner
Rubber Morals
Have You Heard The News?

CD Single: The Prisoner
Rubber Morals
What Is Love?
The Prisoner (The Portmeirion Mix)

 

Cat #: HOW14
Release Date: 22 May 1989

Chart: 98

The 12" and CD single version has the extended version titled the Portmerion Mix. Portmerion was the location for the 1967 TV Show The Prisoner starring Patrick McGoohan



Powerhouse
Danny D Mixes



12": Powerhouse 7" Edit / Powerhouse 12" Edit / 12" Acid Mix / Instrumental

 

Chart: 52

Powerhouse was released as a 12" Promo in a very limited quantity to DJ's. This 12", which contains remixes by Danny D has never been commercially released.

 

Chart: 98

Cat #: SAM507
Release Date: 1989



 

Other People Are Us



7": Other People Are Us / Don't Be Part Of It.

12": Other People Are Us
Everlasting Love
Don't Be Part Of It.

 

Cat #:9031 74082-7 / 0
Release Date: 1991

This single was only ever released in Italy in 1991 and Howard performed the track live at the Ran Remo Festival in the same year. Other People Are Us was written and originally recorded by Italian singer/songwriter Umberto Tozzi. Other People Are Us also appeared on the CD singles Two Souls and Tears To Tell



 

Lift Me Up



7" & Cassette: Lift Me Up
I.G.Y. (live)

12" & CD Single: Lift Me Up
I.G.Y. (live)
Road To Cairo
New Man

 

Cat #: HOW15
Release Date: 11 April 1992

Chart: 52

After 3 years away from the charts music scene in the UK, Howard released Lift Me Up from the album In The Running.



 

Two Souls



7" Two SoulS
Takin' The Time

CD Single: Two Souls
Takin' The Time
Other People Are Us
You Say

 

Cat #: HOW16
Release Date: Withdrawn from release in 1992

Chart:
The first of 2 singles to be released then withdrawn in the UK by wea. Although many still got out to the public, and crop up from time to time on mail order sites and auction sites such as ebay.com



Tears To Tell



7" Tears To Tell
Takin' The Time

CD Single: Tears To Tell
Takin' The Time
Other People Are Us
You Say

 

Cat #: HOW17
Release Date: Withdrawn from release in 1992

Chart:

The second of the 2 singles to be withdrawn in the UK by the record company. However, a video to accompany the track was made and can be seen on the Best Of Video compilation and on this website.



 

I.G.Y
(International Geophysical Year)



7" & Cassette: I.G.Y / One Last Try

CD Single:
I.G.Y. / One Last Try / I.G.Y (live)

 

Cat #: HOW18
Release Date: 26 April 1993
Chart: 78

I.G.Y. was written and originally recorded by Donald Fagan and can be found on his 1982 album "The Nightfly". The track which Howard recorded was to be the last single to be released on the Warner label and also to be the last 7" single to be released.

I.G.Y is short for International Geophysical Year. (IGY) was an 18-month period from July, 1957, through Dec., 1958 where the world was hooked on Science and technology.



 

Angels & Lovers



12" Promo: D-Bops Little Devil Mix
Angels Dub.

CD Single:
Angels & Lovers Retro Letsgo Mix
Anti-Gravity Dub
Angels Delight Mix

 

Cat #: Cd- dtox2 - 12" dtoxv1
Release Date: 4 March 1998

The first single to be released on Howard's own record label, dtox. This is the title track from the album of the same name which was released only in Asia.

The single was released only in the UK, and incidentally did not have a promo video.



Angels & Lover 12" Promo



 

Tomorrow Is Now



CD: Tomorrow Is Now
Angels & Lovers (original mix)
When Lovers Confess.

 

Cat #:dtox4
Release Date: 6 July 1998

The version of Angels & Lovers on the release is a different mix to the versions found on the album and single release.

Tomorrow is Now was the first of 2 tracks from the People album to have a promo video made for it.

Also released in the USA was a juke box 7" single with Let The People Have Their Say on the reverse.



 

Let The People Have Their Say

CD1: UK Single Mix
Everything
Original Mix

CD2: The Sequel
Single Mix
The Moment in Time Mix
Craz Mix

 

Cat #: dtoxc5
Release Date: 8 February 1999
Chart: 99

Cat #: dtoxd5
Release Date: 15 February 1999

2 CDs release a week a part with the second being titled "The Sequel", featuring dance mixes of the track. A 12" was also released to clubs and 50 copies to the dtox webstore


Let The People Have Their Say - The Sequel



No One Is To Blame
Featuring The Philharmonic String Orchestra



CD: Single Mix (with Orchestra)
Stephen W. Tayler Mix
Life In One Day (new version)

 

Cat #:74321769462
Release Date: 13 June 2000

Released in Germany on the Seven Days label only to support the release of perform.00.

The CD features 2 mixes of the song, the first which was recorded with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.

This and Life In One day are taken from the album perform.00



 

Collective Heart Beat

12" Promo 1: Bendy Box Mix

12" Promo 2: Sun Of Bendy Box Mix

 

Cat #:dtoxv006
Release Date: Autumn 2000

This 12" promo was sent out to Club DJ's in an initial batch of 30 copies, and is an extremely rare pressing.

Marketed as released by 'Empathy' This track is performed by Howard Jones and Robbie Bronnimann of dba.

A live version of this track is available on Howard's album 'The Peaceful Tour Live'

There is also another version of the 12" which has a slightly different version of Empathy, whereby a Salsa section is included (titled Sun Of Bendy Box Mix)



Someone You Need
with Duncan Sheik



CD Single:
Someone You Need (Single Mix)
Let The People Have Their Say (Stadium Mix)
Wedding Song

 

Cat #:74321820952
Release Date: 9 November 2000

Released in Germany as a radio promo on the Seven Days label only to support the release of perform.00 and Howard's inclusion in the Night Of The Proms Concerts in Germany and Switzerland.

The track is a duet with American Singer/Songwriter Duncan Sheik



Everlasting Love



CD Single:
Everlasting Love
You're The Buddha
Dreamin' On

 

Cat #:74321841382
Release Date: 23 March 2001

Released in Germany as a radio promo on the Seven Days label only to support the release of perform.00.

This version is taken from the perform.00 album.


 

What Is Love? 2001



12" 2001 dba original mix / dub

 

Cat #: dtoxv007
Release Date: 2001

What Is Love was reworked by Robbie Bronnimann as dba, and features vocals by Howard Jones and Shaz Sparks.

It was only released in limited quantity as a promo.



Revolution Of The Heart



CD & 12" Promo:
dba Mix / John B. Mix.

 

Cat #:dtoxv010
Release Date: 13 October 2003

12" & CD-R Promo only. The track also appears on the Very Best Of Howard Jones and a new version was specially recorded as the title track to Howard's 2005 album



Just Look At You Now



UK 12" Promo dba Mix
Young Punx Mix

UK CD Single (promo): Radio Edit
Strobes All The Way Live Radio Edit
dba Mix Edit
The Young Punx Mix
dba Mix
Strobes All The Way Live Club Reconstruction

 

Cat #: dtoxv011
Release Date: 19 April 2004

Cat #: dtoxcds15
Release Date: 24 October 2005

12" & CD Promo only. There were 2 editions of this 12". The first has a black label, and the 2nd Edition was issued with a blue label.

Just Look At You Now was also released in Scandinavia and Poland.



Soon You'll Go



UK CD Promo / Digital Download


Radio Edit
Original
Instrumental (CD Promo Only)

 

Cat #: dtoxpromo1
Release Date: 1 November 2009

CD Promo to support the Ordinary Heroes album, which was also released on iTunes and Amazon.co.uk as a digital download.


The hands featured on the cover are of graphic designer Steve Cripps and his young son Toby, who was aged 12 at the time.

Cover photography by Steve Cripps Graphic Design.



Straight Ahead



UK CD Promo / Digital Download

Radio Edit
Original
Instrumental
Piano Version

 

Cat #: dtoxpromo2
Release Date: 21 March 2010

CD Promo to support the Ordinary Heroes album, which was also released on iTunes and Amazon.co.uk as a digital download.



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