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Missing Pieces (Talk Talk album)

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Released  2001
Length  55:27
Release date  29 June 2001
Recorded  1990–1991, 1998
Artist  Talk Talk
Label  Voiceprint Records
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Missing Pieces (2001)  Introducing ... Talk Talk (2003)
Genres  Art rock, Experimental rock
Similar  Asides Besides, History Revisited, Introducing Talk Talk, Laughing Stock, London 1986

Talk talk missing pieces full album

Missing Pieces is a 2001 compilation album by Talk Talk. The first six tracks are the A- and B-Sides of the three CD singles released in 1991 for their final album Laughing Stock. Four of these are versions of album tracks, with the addition of the otherwise uncollected B-Sides "Stump" and "5:09". The final track, "Piano", was recorded pseudonymously by Mark Hollis (as "John Cope", the title of the B-Side of their 1988 single "I Believe In You" from the album Spirit of Eden) for the 1998 album "AV 1" by Allinson / Brown, which was produced by former Talk Talk producer Phill Brown. According to Hollis, it was designed to cycle indefinitely for a Dave Allinson/Phill Brown art exhibition and is presented twice in a row on the CD. Missing Pieces was released in 2001 to a generally mixed to positive reception. It is now out of print.



Leonard's Lair gave 3/5 stars, with "5:09" listed as the album highlight. The mixed score was because "if many more tenuous releases see the light of day there's a danger of that impression being cheapened." Allmusic also gave it a 3/5 star review, despite the review being more positive.


  • Lee Harris – drums
  • Mark Feltham – harmonica
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Mark Hollis – vocal, guitar, piano, organ
  • Tim Friese Greene – organ, piano, harmonium
  • Levine Andrade, Stephen Tees, George Robertson, Gavyn Wright, Jack Glickma, Garfield Jackson, Wilf Gibson – viola
  • Simon Edwards, Ernest Mothle – acoustic bass
  • Roger Smith, Paul Kegg – cello
  • Henry Lowther – trumpet, flugel horn
  • Dave White – contra bass clarinet
  • Production

  • Phill Brown – engineering (Tracks 1–6), production (Track 7)
  • Tim Friese-Greene – production (Tracks 1–6)
  • James Marsh – cover art
  • Songs

    1After the Flood4:14
    3New Grass9:36


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