" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
SNAKE CHARMER

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 Release Date October 1985
 Artist Jah Wobble / Holger Czukay / The Edge
 Record Label Island Records
 Albums With U2 None
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
The Edge performs slide guitar on Snake Charmer and Snake Charmer (Reprise) and lead guitar and atmospherics to Hold On to Your Dreams.
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Snake Charmer: Written by Wobble, Marland, Czukay, Kevorkian.  Jah Wobble: Bass, Vocals.  The Edge: Slide Guitar Solo. Holger Czukay: Dictaphone, French Horn, Lead Guitar, Grand Piano.  Francois Kevorkian: Linn Drum Programing. Animal: Rhythm Guitar. Ollie Marland: Keyboards. Neville Murray: Percussion.  Produced by Francois Kevorkian for Axis Productions Inc.  Engineer and Production assistant Paul "Groucho" Smykle.  2nd Engineer: Steven Street.  Recorded and mixed at the Fallout Shelter, London, UK.
Hold on to Your Dreams: Music written by Wobble, Evans, Marland, Kevorkian. Words by Arthur Russell.  Jah Wobble: Bass, Vocals. The Edge: Lead guitar plus Atmospherics. Jaki Leibezeit: Drums. Marcella Allen: Lead Vocal. Ollie Marland: Keyboards. Animal: Rhythm Guitar. Neville Murray: Percussion. Produced by Francois Kevorkian for Axis Productions Inc.  Engineer and Production assistant Paul "Groucho" Smykle.  2nd Engineer: Steven Street.  Recorded and mixed at the Fallout Shelter, London, UK.
Snake Charmer (Reprise): Written by Wobble, Marland, Czukay, Kevorkian.  Jah Wobble: Bass, Vocals. The Edge: Slide Guitar Solo. Holger Czukay: Dictaphone, French Horn, Lead Guitar. Francois Kevorkian: Linn Drum Programming. Ollie Marland: Keyboards. Animal: Rhythm Guitar. Neville Murray: Percussion. Produced by Francois Kevorkian for Axis Productions Inc.  Engineer and Production assistant Paul "Groucho" Smykle.  2nd Engineer: Steven Street.  Recorded and mixed at the Fallout Shelter, London, UK.

Illustrations: Paul Wearing, Art Direction: Bruno Tilley.

OTHER NOTES
Jah Wobble is probably most famous for his work with his Invaders of the Heart band.  This EP released in 1983 was not released on any album, and was a one off project.  The Edge was involved in the recording of Snake Charmer, Snake Charmer (Reprise) and Hold On to Your Dreams.  Released on vinyl and cassette this release is now out of print.
RELATED RELEASES
  • Wobble would also perform on "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" which was co-written by Bono and appeared on the In the Name of the Father Soundtrack, was released as a single, and also featured on Sinead O'Connor's So Far the Best Of album.
  • Snake Charmer (Reprise) also featured on the 1994 CD single The Sun Does Rise EP (Rarities Edition) released by Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart.
  • A promotional single featuring an edit of Snake Charmer (3:17) on both sides was released by Island Records on 7" vinyl.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 12" VINYL:
 Canada Pressing, IMA1
Label: Island Records
UPC: None
Package: Picture Sleeve
Catalog Information:
Canada, Island, IMA1 UK, Island, IMA1
Track Listing:
As listed above.
Further Information:
Black vinyl.
Other Images:
B Side of Canada Vinyl
 CASSETTE:
 UK Pressing, IMC1
Label: Island Records
UPC: None
Package: Hardshell Case
Catalog Information:
Canada, Island, IMC1 UK, Island, IMC1
Track Listing:
As listed above.
Further Information:
Artwork on the cover is the back artwork from the vinyl.
Other Images:
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