UK release date: November 17th, 2003
UK Chart Position: 32
Catalogue numbers: CD – RTRADESCD128 / 12″ – RTRADES128 / DVD – RTRADEDV128
Orchestra for “Step Into My Office, Baby”
Violin: Gavyn Wright (Leader), Perry Montague-Mason (Leader of 2nds), David Woodcock, Chris Tombling, Warren Zielinski, Jackie Shave, Patrick Kiernan, Boguslaw Kostecki, Julian Leaper, Kathy Shave, Benedict Cruft, Everton Nelson. Viola: Peter Lale, Robert Smissen, Bruce White, Gustav Clarkson. Cello: Anthony Pleeth, David Daniels, Martin Loveday. Double Bass: Mary Scully. Saxophone: Philip Todd, Chris Davis. Additional backing vocals on “Step Into My Office, Baby” by Trevor Horn and “Love On The March” by Rozanne Suarez
“Step Into My Office, Baby” Produced by Trevor Horn. Recorded at Sarm West Studios and Sarm Hook End by Julian Mendelsohn. Mixed at Sarm West Studios by Robert Orton, assisted by Tim Lambert. Assistant Engineers Phil Tyreman and Dan Vickers. Orchestra recorded at Angel Studios by Steve Price, assisted by Mat Bartram. Orchestral arrangement by Trevor Horn and B&S, arrangement scored and conducted by Nick Ingman. Orchestra contractor Isobel Griffiths, assisted by Charlotte Trinder.
“Love On The March” Produced by Darren Allison and Belle and Sebastian. Recorded at Parkgate Studios, Battle by Darren Allison assisted by Sasha Jankovic. Mixed at CaVa Sound Workshops, Glasgow by Tony Doogan.
“Desperation Made A Fool Of Me” Produced by Tony Doogan and Belle & Sebastian. Recorded and mixed at CaVa Sound Workshops, Glasgow by Tony Doogan.
All tracks mastered at The Town House, London by Frank Arkwright
Cover Stars: Roxanne Clifford, Hannah Robinson and Bob Kildea ; Design by Divine Inc.
Roxanne Clifford, Sean Hamilton, Brian Livingstone, Stuart MacInnes, Ciara MacLaverty, Jill Mingo, Kylee Pearce, Craig Pryde, Lucy Stein and Iain Waddell for getting dressed up seventies style ; Graham Linehan & Helen Serafinowicz ; Peter La Terriere and all the video crew ; Allen Johnston for his help during the photoshoot; Sally @ Fred Perry for the kit.