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Hunters and Collectors (cover)

Hunters and Collectors (cover)


The first full length Hunters & Collectors album, from 1982. Most CD versions are packaged with the debut EP World Of Stone. Art-rock influenced and instrumentally focused, the album is significantly different to later Hunters and Collectors work.

Released in: [Australia / NZ] [Europe] [USA] [Canada].

Release Date: 26 July 1982. CD Reissue: July 1991. Remaster: 11 August 2003.

Australian Chart Position: #21 (AMR) (Gold).

Availability: Extremely common. Available new in CD and digital forms.

Value: A$6-A$22.


Track Listing(s)


 Highly recommended track.
 Commercial single.
 Promotional single.


Version: Mushroom and Liberation Records Australian CD album (LP versions do not include the World Of Stone EP).

Album length: 68 minutes, 46 seconds.

ReplayGain loudness: -5.07dB (1991); -10.55dB (2003/2008).

  1. Talking To A Stranger 
  2. Alligator Engine 
  3. Skin Of Our Teeth
  4. Scream Who
  5. Junket Head
  6. Boo Boo Kiss
  7. Tender Kinder Baby
  8. Run Run Run 
  9. World of Stone  #
  10. Watcher #
  11. Loinclothing  #

# The World of Stone EP.


Version: UK/US self titled album alternatively known as “Collection”. It is a mix of the Australian self titled album and the Payload EP.

Album length: 38 minutes, 38 seconds.

ReplayGain loudness: N/A.

  1. Towtruck
  2. Droptank
  3. Mouthtrap
  4. Lumps of Lead 
  5. Talking To A Stranger (remix) 
  6. Scream Who
  7. Run Run Run 





Liner Notes

Hunters & Collectors:

John Archer

Geoff Crosby

Doug Falconer

Robert Miles

Greg Perano

Mark Seymour

Ray Tosti-Guerra


Horns Of Contempt:

Nigel Crocker

Jack Howard

Chris Malherbe

Andy Lynn

Jeremy Smith

Michael Waters



All lyrics, music, artwork and production by H&C.

Engineered by Tony Cohen A.A.V. Melbourne Oct ’81.

Mixed by Jim barton & Rob. Miles A.A.V. Melbourne Mar ‘1982.


‘World of Stone’ EP produced by H&C and Tony Cohen.

Engineered by Tony Cohen 1981.