Hunters and Collectors – Spare Parts

Spare Parts (cover)

Spare Parts (cover)


Rarities disc collection included with the “Horn of Plenty” box set.

Released In: [Australia / NZ].

Release Date: Horn of Plenty: November 2008. Digital: 2 September 2011.

Australian Chart Position: [Did Not Enter].

Availability: Moderately common. Available new in CD (Horn of Plenty) and digital form.

Value: A$15-A$30.



Track Listing(s)


 Highly recommended track.
 Commercial single.
 Promotional single.


Version: Liberation Records Australian one CD album.

Album length: 78 minutes, 12 seconds.

ReplayGain loudness: -9.56dB (2008).

  1. Throw Your Arms Around Me (1984) 
  2. Throw Your Arms Around Me (live) *
  3. Blind Eye (live) *
  4. Ghost Nation (live) *
  5. Inside A Fireball (live) *
  6. Crime of Passion (live) *
  7. Do You See What I See? (live)  *
  8. Head Above Water (L.A. piece remix)
  9. Talking to a Stranger (Blue Singlet Mix)
  10. Faraway Man (live)  **
  11. World of Stone (live)  ***
  12. Alligator Engine (live) ***
  13. Run Run Run (live) ***
  14. Talking to a Stranger (live) ***

* Live AusMusic Concert 1990
** From Raw Material live promo EP 1988
*** Live First Gig Live Desk Tape 1981


Original studio source of the songs on this compilation album:



Note: Liner notes state that the Raw Material EP was recorded live in July 1998. This was actually July 1988.


Liner Notes

Track 1: Recorded and mixed live to digital 2-track in October 1984 at John and Paula’s Hardware St. studio, using the vast technology of Planetbrain Enterprises Inc. produced by Hunters & Collectors
Mixed by Robert Miles

Tracks 2-7: Recorded at the Ausmusic concert (national live to air), November 1990, Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
Recorded by Ian McKenzie
Mixed by Rob Miles and Ian McKenzie

Track 8: Produced by Don Gehman for Rhapsody Productions

Track 9: Produced and mixed by Gavin Campbell, Robert Goodge and Paul Main
Engineered and re-mixed by Simon Polinski
Tracking Engineer: Chris Corr
Recorded at Platinum Studios, Melbourne, Mark 1992

Track 10: From the IRS promotional EP ‘Raw Material’
Recorded live in Australia, July 1998
Mixed by Robert Miles

Tracks 11-14: From the cassette recorded live from the FOH desk.
First ever performance by Hunters & Collectors, May 15, 1981, Crystal Ballroom, St. Kilda
Mixed by Robert Miles

Digitally remastered by Martin Pullan at Edensound Mastering, Melbourne, 2008

Tracks 1-5, 7, 8 and 10: lyrics – Mark Seymour, music – Hunters & Collectors
Published by Human Frailty / Mushroom Music Publishing

Tracks 9, 11-14: Hunters and Collectors
Published by Human Frailty / Mushroom Music Publishing

Track 6: Eric Gradman and Liz Reed (Orient Pacific Music Pty Ltd)

Original cover artwork by Robert Miles
Final layour by Samantha McFadden at Amorphous9

(P) & (C) 2008 Human Frailty, under exclusive licence to Liberation Music for Australia & New Zealand /

Liberation Music