MIDGET RECORDING DISCOGRAPHY
   


[Smoking Lizards] The First Recording? - 1994?
  

  
- Dorothy (Demo)
- Welcome Home Jellybean (Demo)
   
Info:- 
The first Midget (Smoking Lizards) recording. 

[Smoking Lizards] Or So They Say Demo - 1994
  
- So Damn Creepy (Demo)
- Tigger Had a Good Idea (Demo)
- Silly Little Rich Cow (Demo)
- Still (Demo)
  

Info:- 
Recorded on 8-track at various band member's houses.

[Smoking Lizards] Now I'm The Grandad Demo - 1994
  
- Welcome Home Jellybean (Demo)
- Pathetically Devoted to You (Demo)
- The Victim (Demo)
- Wendyhouse (Demo)
- Unknown (Demo) [Unreleased]
  

Info:- 
Recorded on 8-track at various band member's houses.

[Smoking Lizards] Clare's Cellar Demo - 1994?
  
- Solitudinational (Demo)
- The Victim (Demo)
  

Info:- 
Released on the Clare's Cellar CD. Recorded on 8-track at various band member's houses.

Midget Demo - 1995
  
- Camouflage (Demo)
- Welcome Home Jellybean (Demo)
- The Victim (Demo)
- Solitudinational (Demo)
  

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Midget Demo - January 1996
  
- Camouflage (Demo)
- The Pop Song (Demo)
- Three Little Words (Demo)
- Why Have Cotton? (Demo)
   

Info:- 
Recorded at Jigsaw Recording.
  

Island Demos - Middle of May 1996
  
- Camouflage (Demo)
- Why Have Cotton? (Demo)
- Magic Lamp (Demo)
   

Info:- 
A demo co-produced by Phil Vinall and Midget at Island Studios sometime in mid-May 1996. And the label still have it!   

Compilation Tracks - August 1996
  
- First Thing in the Morning (Original)
- Camouflage (Original)
- Parting Shot (Original)
- Wendyhouse (Original)
   

Info:- 
All tracks recorded at Jigsaw Recording. First Thing in the Morning released Best Kept Secrets 7". Camouflage released on Snakebite City 5 CD. Parting Shot released on Screecher Comforts 7" and Nings And Roundabouts CD. Wendyhouse released on And The Rest Is History CD. 
     

Alco-pop! Sessions - October to December 1996
  
- Kylie & Jason
- Why Have Cotton?
- Camouflage
- The Pop Song
- Silly Little Rich Cow
- Welcome Home Jellybean
- Parting Shot
(All released in Alco-pop!)
  
- Three Little Words 
(Released on Invisible Balloon CD1)

Also recorded:-
- Magic Lamp (Original)
- You Cope (Original)
- Optimism (Original)
- Canada (Original)
(Released on the Mis-pressed Jukebox CD)
        

 




Info:- 
Produced and mixed at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth between October and November 1996 by Ralph Jezzard and Andy Hawkins. Final mixing at Orinoco Studios, London in December 1996. Magic Lamp, You Cope, Optimism and Canada recordings released on the Jukebox mis-pressing CD - all different to Jukebox. Canada is the original mix - different to the version on Jukebox. Brass on Silly Little Rich Cow by Dave Walker.    
 

Alco-pop/Jukebox B-sides - Sporadically Throughout 1997
  
- Pathetically Devoted To You
- First Thing In The Morning
- So Damn Creepy
- Dorothy
- Solitudinational
- Family Man
- How?
- Still
- Beached Queenie
- You're Back Again
- Meeting The Parents
- The Way Things Turn Out (Original Version)
- Wendyhouse
       

Info:- 
All tracks recorded, produced and mixed by Juilan Standen and Andy Hawkins.      
  

Jukebox B-Sides -  Sporadically Throughout 1997
 
- Daydream Believer
- Heavier Than A Really Heavy Thing
- Tigger Had A Good Idea
- The Victim
- Designer Friend
- Prince Valium
- Kevin's Girl
- Senses Working Overtime
- The Good, The Bad And The Beautiful
(All released as b-sides)
     

Info:-
Recorded at Jigsaw Recording. Produced and mixed by Andy Hawkins, unless otherwise stated.     
  

Optimism Session - April / May 1997
  
- Optimism
(Released as Single and on Jukebox)       

Info:-
Recorded at Eden Studios, mixed at Master Rock. Produced and mixed by Mick Glossop.   

Jukebox Demos - September / October 1997
  
- Invisible Balloon (Demo)
- Ben Wants To Be A Secret Agent (Demo)
- The Day of Your Life (Demo)
- Magic Lamp (Demo)
- You Cope (Demo)
- The One Who Should Save Me (Demo)
- All Fall Down (Demo)
- On The Run (Demo)
- Canada (Demo) ?
- A Guy Like Me (Demo)
- Optimism (Demo)
- The Way Things Turn Out (Demo)
  
- Optimism (Acoustic)
- The One Who Should Save Me (Acoustic) [Unreleased]
     




Note:- Pictures above taken from 'staged' recording session 
at Jigsaw Recording, as featured in Kerrang 18 October 1997

Info:-
Recorded at Jigsaw Recording with Tom Savage. All Fall Down released on the Invisible Balloon CD1. Invisible Balloon released on The Day of Your Life 7".

All Fall Down Session - September 1997
  
- All Fall Down
(Released as Single and on Jukebox)       

     
  

Info:-
Recorded at Matrix Studios, London and mixed at Wessex. Engineered by Toby Bush.   
 

Jukebox Sessions 1 -  December 1997
 
- Invisible Balloon
- The Day of Your Life
- A Guy Like Me
(All released on Jukebox)
          

Info:-
Produced by Dave Eringa and Andy Hawkins at Britannia Row Studios. Engineered and mixed by Dave Eringa. Mastered by Gordon Vicary at Soundmasters.
     
Jukebox Sessions 2 -  February 1998
 
- Ben Wants To Be A Secret Agent
- Magic Lamp
- You Cope
- The One Who Should Save Me
- On The Run
(All released on Jukebox)
              

Info:-
Produced by Dave Eringa and Andy Hawkins at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth. Engineered and mixed by Dave Eringa. Mastered by Gordon Vicary at Soundmasters.
     
Jukebox Sessions 3 -  March / April 1998
 
- Canada (Only additional production and mixing)
- The Way Things Turn Out
(All released on Jukebox)
          

Info:-
Produced by Dave Eringa and Andy Hawkins at Britannia Row Studios. Engineered and mixed by Dave Eringa. Mastered by Gordon Vicary at Soundmasters. Additional production and mix to Canada by Andy Hawkins and Toby Bush. 
      

Individual Inconsistent Demos - October 1998 - January 1999
 
- Artwork (Demo)
- Hey You, Yes You (Demo)
- Dodgem (Demo)
- Postcard From the End (Demo)
- All You Have to Do Is Ask (Demo)
- Successful at Failing (Demo)
- [Others]
  

Info:-
A known CD-R of this session contains more tracks than listed.
 

Artwork Session - September / October? 1998
 
- Artwork
- Twice As Shy
- Rubber Bullets
- Armour Coated Warrior
- You Shouldn't Have Listened
- All You Have to Do Is Ask
- [Others?]
(All released on Artwork single)   
  

 

Info:-
Recorded and produced by Andy Hawkins at Jigsaw Recording. Additional production and mix of Artwork by Phil Vinall at Bluestone, London.
   

Acoustic Session Demo - 1999?
 
 
- The Gullible and the Appetite (Demo)
- Successful at Failing (Demo)
- [Others?]
 
 

Info:-
These recordings were planned to be used as b-sides to a single, but weren't officially released. It features Just Richard on vocals and keyboard.
   

Individual Inconsistent Sessions - May to July 1999
 
- These Things You Throw
- 00.48
- Queue Jumping
- Postcard From The End
- Owen Can Write In Peace
- Bugs In The Cookie Jar
- The Gullible And The Appetite
- I Am The Government
- Successful At Failing
- Merely On Parade
- Folk Of The Town
- Dog In a Bathtub
(All released on the U.K Individual Inconsistent album)

- Hey You, Yes You
- Dodgem
(Released on the Japanese Individual Inconsistent album)
     

Info:-
Recorded at The Courtyard, Oxon, May 1999 by Ian Davenport and Midget. Mixed at Bluestone, London, June/July 1999 by Phil Vinall, Chris Wyles and Andy Hawkins. Mastered at Abbey Road, London, July 1999 by Nick Webb.
 

Individual Inconsistent B-Sides - 1999
 
- 01.10 (00.48 Acoustic)  
- Fire Resistant
- Hey You, Yes You (Acoustic)
  
- I Could Be So Good For You
- Song For The Dumped
    

Info:-
Recorded at Richard's parents house, Stamford on 8 track. Produced and mixed by Andy Hawkins.
   

Milgram Experiment Sessions - September / October? 2000
 
- The Reflection Stared
- In The Head and of The Heart
- A Stranger to Myself
- Oil
- She's My Superstition
- She Never Drowned In The First Place
- Room Without a View
- This Wonderful Failure
- The Danger Inside Me
- Softly Dear Jane
- Monsieur Man Ray
(Released on the Japanese Milgram Experiment album)

Unreleased Tracks
- So Good To See You Go
- No One 2 Anyone
- How to Lose Friends And Alienate People
- Avarice
    


  
 

Info:-
Produced and engineered at 5 Mile High Studios, Peterborough by Andy Hawkins and Midget. Mixed by Andy Hawkins. Mastered at Abbey Road, London by Nick Webb. An early mix of this album features the unreleased track 'Good To See You Go'. No One 2 Anyone, How to Lose Friends And Alienate People and Avarice were to feature on the U.K release of The Milgram Experiment.
 

'Last' Demo - February 2002
  
 
- Go On (a.k.a Make Me Feel That Way) - Unreleased
- Never That Way (a.k.a The Dream) - Unreleased
   

Info:-
This was the last ever recording that Midget did before splitting up. The band decided to do some songs that were more like older Midget, so these recordings are more punky and faster than most of their later stuff. These two songs have never been released.
    

'New' Session - 26 - 27 November 2006
  
 
- My Infatuation (a.k.a The Worst Situation)
   

Info:-
The first Midget recording session since the band reformed.