Welcome to the Paul Simpson discography, as webmaster and archivist i’ve put together this collection over the past few years. It is still not finished and as a collector i’m still looking for items. I’ve put a list together of a few items i’d like to get hold of. You can view it HERE Also if you have anything to add please let me know!

CARE : PAUL SIMPSON : SKYRAY : THE TEARDROP EXPLODES : THE WILD SWANS

CARE DISCOGRAPHY

:2020:

The Tears Of Technology CD

Care : The Tears Of Technology CD
Label :  Ace
Record No : CDCHD 1566
Personnel : As Original
Tracks : An Evening In The Ray
Notes : A collection of music put together by Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs

The Tears Of Technology LP

Care : The Tears Of Technology 2 x LP (White Vinyl)
Label :  Ace

Record No : XXQLP2 068
Personnel : As Original
Tracks : An Evening In The Ray
Notes : A collection of music put together by Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs. Gatefold Sleeve

:2019:

The Wild Swans/Care - Exclusive 12"

The Wild Swans/Care : Exclusive 12
Label :  – –

Record No : 8653
Personnel : As Original
Tracks : Bringing Home The Ashes (Extended Mix) : Whatever Possessed You : The Worst Year Of My Life
Notes : This suspect US bootleg appeared in the Philippines and was confiscated by the promoter of Paul Simpson’s recent gigs there. Rather than destroy them they were given away to VIP guests at the recent gigs.

:2018:

Various : Revolutionary Spirit – The Sound Of Liverpool 1976-1988 : 5xCD

Various : Revolutionary Spirit – The Sound Of Liverpool 1976-1988 : 5xCD
Label : Cherry Red

Record No : CRCDBOX39
Personnel : As Originals
Tracks : Teardrop Explodes – Sleeping Gas : The Wild Swans – Revolutionary Spirit : Care – Flaming Sword
Notes : 5xCD in a Book format with 50 page booklet

:2015:

Care : Cutting Edge 80's : 3xCD

Care : Cutting Edge 80’s : 3xCD
Label : Sony Music

Record No : 88875140272
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes : An EU release

:2011:

Pure Alternative 80's

Care : Pure… Alternative 80’s : CD
Label : Sony
Record No : 88697962852
Personnel : Simpson – Broudie
Tracks: Flaming Sword
Notes : A 5 CD compilation in a card slipcase

:2006:

North By North West

Care : North By North West : 2xCD : 3xCD Boxset
Label : Korova
Record No : KODE 1001
Personnel : Broudie – Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes : The 2xCD came in a card slipcase, The 3xCD box had a CD of bonus recordings

:1997:

Diamonds And Emeralds

Care : Diamonds & Emeralds : CD
Label : Camden
Record No : 74321 500232
Personnel : Broudie – Simpson
Tracks : Diamonds & Emeralds – An Evening In The Ray – Chandeliers – Flaming Sword – Cymophane – Love Crowns & Crucifies – Temper Temper – White Cloud – Caretaking – My Boyish Days (12″ mix) – Sad Day For England – Soldiers & Sailors – Whatever Ppossessed You – Such Is Life – What Kind Of World – Nature Prayed Upon – Flaming Sword (12″ mix) – Misericorde – Besides(One & Two)
Notes :

:1983:

Care : Disco Mix : Promo 12"

Care : Disco Mix : Promo 12″
Label : Arista
Record No : ARL 38023
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes : Italian Promo 12″

It's Called New Music

Care : It’s Called New Music : LP
Label : Virgin
Record No : V-4528
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Whatever Possessed You
Notes :

Chart Trek 1 & 2

Care : Chart Trek 1+2 : 2xLP : 2xCass
Label : Ronco
Record No : RONLP 8
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes :

In-Store Sampler

Care : Arista In-Store Sampler : LP
Label : Arista
Record No : STORE 1
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes :

:1982:

My Boyish Days

Care : My Boyish Days : 7″ : 12″
Label : Arista
Record No : Kbird 1 : Kbird 121
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : My Boyish Days – An Evening In the Ray – A Sad Day For England – My Boyish Days 12″ Mix
Notes :

My Boyish Days Press Pack

Care : My Boyish Days : 10″ Press Pack
Label : Arista
Record No : Kbird 1
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : My Boyish Days – An Evening In the Ray
Notes : 10″ gatefold sleeve with a copy of the 7″ a biog and 10×8 photo

Flaming Sword

Care : Flaming Sword : 7″ : 7″ Picture Disc : 12″ : 2 x 12″
Label : Arista
Record No : Kbird 2 : Kbpd 2 : Kbird 122 : Dutch ARI8357 : Italian ARS37110
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword – Misericorde – On The White Cloud – Flaming Sword 12″ Mix
Notes : The 2×12″ pack is a shrink wrapped copy of the individual 12″ singles with a sticker on the front.

Care : Flaming Sword : 10″ 2 Sided Acetate

Care : Flaming Sword : 10″ 2 Sided Acetate
Label : Arista
Record No : None
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword – Misericorde
Notes :

Care : Flaming Sword : 7″ 2 Sided Acetate

Care : Flaming Sword : 7″ 2 Sided Acetate
Label : Arista
Record No : None
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword – Misericorde
Notes : Master Room acetate

Flaming Sword Acetate

Care : Flaming Sword : 7″ 1 Sided Acetate
Label : Arista
Record No : None
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Flaming Sword
Notes : Tape 1 acetate

Whatever Possessed You

Care : Whatever Possessed You : 7″ : 12″
Label : Arista
Record No : Kbird 3 : Kbird 123
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Whatever Possessed You – Besides (One & Two) – Besides (Three & Four)
Notes :

Whatever Possessed You Acetate

Care : Whatever Possessed You : 7″ 1 Sided Acetate
Label : Arista
Record No : None
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Whatever Possessed You
Notes : One sided Master Room 7″ acetate

Care - Whatever Possessed You - Promo Cassette

Care : Whatever Possessed You : 1 Track Cassette
Label : Arista/DJM Studios
Record No : None
Personnel : Ian Broudie – Paul Simpson
Tracks : Whatever Possessed You
Notes : One track promo cassette