Them Or Us

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Players

Tracks

LP

Side One

  1. The Closer You Are (2:58)
  2. In France (3:30)
  3. Ya Hozna (6:26)
  4. Sharleena (4:33)

Side Two

  1. Sinister Footwear II (8:40)
  2. Truck Driver Divorce (9:03)

Side Three

  1. Stevie's Spanking (5:24)
  2. Baby, Take Your Teeth Out (1:24)
  3. Marque-son's Chicken (7:34)
  4. Planet Of My Dreams (1:40)

Side Four

  1. Be In My Video (3:39)
  2. Them Or Us (5:08)
  3. Frogs With Dirty Little Lips (2:46)
  4. Whipping Post (7:32)
Current CD
  1. The Closer You Are (2:55)
  2. In France (3:33)
  3. Ya Hozna (6:27)
  4. Sharleena (4:33)
  5. Sinister Footwear II (8:39)
  6. Truck Driver Divorce (8:59)
  7. Stevie's Spanking (5:24)
  8. Baby, Take Your Teeth Out (1:54)
  9. Marque-son's Chicken (7:34)
  10. Planet Of My Dreams (1:37)
  11. Be In My Video (3:39)
  12. Them Or Us (5:23)
  13. Frogs With Dirty Little Lips (2:42)
  14. Whipping Post (7:32)

Release Notes

Liner Notes

Background Information

Cover painting by Donald Roller Wilson.

Screenshot from "A Nightmare on Elm Street 2".

In the film A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) a poster of the album Them Or Us can be seen hanging on a wall.

Conceptual Continuity

Versions

ZFT # Version # # discs Format Catalog # Release
(YYYY-MM-DD)
EAN.UCC-13
(barcode)
Artwork Comment
40 1.1
Original
Stereo
2 LP Barking Pumpkin
SVBO-74200
1984-10-18 None   US edition. Matrix #

Side1: SVBO-74200-AS1 #1
BPR 2 9432 AS1
SLM jm Δ7194 1-3 818-PUMPKIN 0
Side2: Side #2 SVBO-74200-BS1
2 BPR 2 9432 BS1 #2
SLM jm Δ7194-X 1-3 818-PUMPKIN 0
Side3: SVBO-74200-CS2 #1
BPR 2 9432-CS2
SLMΔ7195 jm 1-3 818-PUMPKIN 0
Side4: SVBO-74200-DS1 #1
BPR 2 9432-DS1
jm SLMΔ7195-X 818-PUMPKIN 1-3 0

1 CS Barking Pumpkin
4XVBO-74200
1984 None   US edition, XDR. 4XBO-74200 on the tape.
2 LP EMI
FZD1 2402343
1984-10[1]     UK edition.
1 CS EMI
2402349
1984-10?     French edition.
2 LP EMI
EMS-67176•77
      Japanese edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 40027
1986 0014431002724
(not printed)
  US edition, DDD. Matrix #
818 PUMPKIN RYK-CD40027 SOI01 MADE IN USA. SHAPE OPTIMEDIA INC. .9
1 CD EMI
CDP 7-90080-2
1986 0077779008025?   UK edition.
Unknown 2 LP Zappa
ZAPPA 30
1990? 5016583603014?   UK edition.
1 CS Zappa
TZAPPA 30
1990? 5016583603045?   UK edition.
1.2
Slightly
lower
quality
master,
but track
12 is
longer
1 CD Zappa
CDZAP 30
1990-09-01 5016583603021   UK edition, DDD. Matrix # ZAP CD 30 MPO 04 @@
1.1
Original
Stereo
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5046
1994-11-25 4988112405868   Japanese edition.
1.2
Slightly
lower
quality
master,
but track
12 is
longer
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10543
1995-05-02 0014431054327   US edition. Matrix # IFPI 2U7E WEA mfg. OLYPHANT ifpi L90? Y12049 A4 P2 310543-2 01 M1S1
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5131
1995-10-25 4988112407909   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5151
1995-11-25 4988112408029   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5266
1996-05-30 4988112408661   Japanese edition = Rykodisc RCD 10543 repackaged with an obi strip and extra liner notes in Japanese
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 1255
2002-10-23 4988112413542   Japanese edition, mini-album papersleeve.
1.1a
2012 Remaster
Original Stereo
1 CD Zappa/UMe
ZR 3870
2012-09-25 0824302387023   US edition, manufactured and distributed by UMe[2].
1 CD Zappa/UMG Intl
0238702
2012-09-25 0824302387023   EU edition = Zappa/UMe ZR 3870, manufactured in Germany.
Matrix # 4 x Universal logo IFPI LV26 08243 023 870-2 01 * 53116299 IFPI 0117

Notes

  1. Martin C. Strong, 2004, The Great Rock Discography, p. 1723.
  2. Email announcement by the ZFT on July 31st, 2012.

See Also