Midge Ure's music on film soundtracks, adverts, theatre(!) plays and - videos! - Includes videos he has directed himself and/or starred in (updated 14-2-2004):
Short overview below (a more detailed article to come!):
Party Party Original Movie soundtrack - tracks are:
1. Party Party - Elvis Costello; 2. Run Rudolph Run - Dave Edmunds; 3. Little Town Flirt - Altered Images; 4. Yakety Yak - Bad Manners; 5. Tutti Frutti - Sting; 6. No feelings (this is a Sex Pistols' song) - Bananarama; 7. Driving in my car - Madness; 8. Band of Gold - Modern Romance; 9. Elizabethan Reggae - Bad Manners; 10. No woman, no cry - Pauline Black; 11. Need Your Love So Bad - Sting; 12. The Man Who Sold The World - Midge Ure; 13. Auld Lang Syne - Chas and Dave
this cd re-release of the original album, original album release 1982, cd-release in 1990's
And here's the original video....included today!...sing ahoi!....(22-5-2003)...what a rainy day this is...feels like I am already in Scotland...adrift on some very drizzy BOAT and singing mournful songs here....i'm up for that!
original video for Party Party...which features Midge Ure's Bowie-cover "Man Who Sold The World"...as well as the above tracks & artists (see soundtrack cd)
from the back cover: It's New Year's Eve. Larry's parents are at the vicarage dance, leaving Larry in charge of the house.
Big mistake. Because Larry's a party animal and tonight he's going to go wild - with a little help from his friends!
|Max Headroom, the original story, music written by Midge Ure and Chris Cross...|
DVD of Class of 1999 - apparently there is a Japanese verion which has a different cover...can be viewed on this site here...
includes Midge Ure's brilliant song "Come the day" (how did that one end up on this one???) ...please one day on a proper Midge Ure-CD???
I know we've asked that question before but...
|Turnaround, 1987 - features title track to the film of the same name, song written by Midge Ure, sung by Paul Carrack...great track that is!!|
|film "Boca"....no more said!|
|The Wind in the Willows...The Adventures of Mole...animated video, Midge contributed track "Oh my wonderful friends" which is brilliant...he played it in full and acoustic version on The EVENT (and wherelse?) - would be great to have that one in complete form though!!!...one day....please!!!|
|"Monster"...featured on this one....Move Me....and this one....more here....|
4-10-2003: NEW!: Zorba and Lucky / LA GABBIANELLA E IL GATTO / WIE KATER ZORBAS DER KLEINEN MOEWE LUCKY DAS FLIEGEN BEIBRACHTE / DIE MOEWE UND DER KATER
|US-version of Lucky & Zorba...unfortunatley NTSC-format only - includes Midge's singing on (title) track "I'm so happy to be a cat!"...|
Midge Ure, Peter Hamill and Caroline Crowley apparently contributed vocals to the English language edition of above film soundtrack written by David Rhodes. Midge apparently did Rhodes a favour in contributing...More information at above link...first screening of the (Italian?) version of the film was on 23 December, 1998.
also more information here... and here (on how the film was made) - it is still available in some shops as VHS - though I've primarily seen it in NTSC-format, unfortunately...try google.com and "lucky and zorba" if you can't find any...
part of The Bloodies Sword album, words written and spoken by Maxwell Langdown, music composed and performed by Midge Ure and Chris Cross, manual percussion Kenny Hyslop, produced by Cross, Ure, Langdown
Maxwell Langdown was Slik's manager at Unicorn Leisure...so old Slikers plus one Voxxer assembled here...
"resist to exist"....! sic!
|Midge Ure's solo-single "I See Hope (in the morning light)"...backed with "The Man I used to be" and "Madame de Sade"|
Tracks that went into advertising:
|cassette interview with Ultravox sold with tour material on Set Movements tour 1984...includes Rivets music for Levis....|
|The Swatch-release of "Breathe"...further information here....|
Acting in (yes, he's done that also - apart from "starring" in his own videos - "Oh, Vienna!"
here's the programme to the Royal Charity Gala Concert in the Gracious Presence of Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York to aid The British Deaf Association
Mike Batt's The Hunting of the Snark, based on Lewis Carroll's Nonsense poem
held at the Royal Albert Hall, Wednesday 1st April 1987
Midge played the Banker...
other actors & actresses were Mike Batt (as the Boots), Billy Connolly (as The Bellman), Roger Daltrey (as The Barrister), Justin Hayward (as The Butcher), John Hurt (as The Narrator), Julian Lennon (as The Baker), Captain Sensible (as The Billiard Marker), Midge Ure (The Banker...on guitar), Deniece Williams (as The Beaver)
Dancers: Robert North (The Butcher), Janet Smith (The Beaver) with Graine Goodship, Bonnie Hassell, Joanne Howell, Adrienne Lucus, Sasha Millard, Kelly Squires, Michelle Tuffin
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra with
drums: Brett Morgan; bass guitar: Frank McDonald; guitar: Ray Russell; guitar: Paul Keogh; percussion: Frank Ricotti; backing vocals: Sharon Campbell, Tony Rivers, Michael Clark, Anthony Thompson; saxophones: Ron Asprey, Jeff Daley, Phil Todd, Dave Bishop, Chris White
for videos Midge directed and/or starred in click on this very link! - too many to feature here: