China Crisis / What Price Paradise reissue

Three-CD deluxe edition

China Crisis / What Price Paradise 3CD deluxe reissue

The fourth studio album from China Crisis, 1986’s What Price Paradise, will be reissued as a 3CD deluxe edition later this month.

Produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley it features the singles ‘Arizona Sky’ and ‘Best Kept Secret’, the latter of which scraped into the UK top 40 (peaking at #36).

What Price Paradise 3CD deluxe edition (click image to enlarge)

This new expanded, 3CD deluxe edition features a new remaster (by Andy Pearce) and contains bonus material including B-sides, unheard four-track demos and a 1987 live performance at the Liverpool Empire.

The reissue has been produced in co-operation of that band and indeed the booklet features new interviews by Daryl Easlea.

What Price Paradise will be reissued on 28 January 2022.


China Crisis / What Price Paradise 3CD deluxe reissue

What Price Paradise China Crisis / 3CD deluxe

    • CD1: What Price Paradise
      1. It’s Everything
      2. Arizona Sky
      3. Safe As Houses
      4. Worlds Apart
      5. Hampton Beach
      6. The Understudy
      7. Best Kept Secret
      8. We Do the Same
      9. June Bride
      10. A Day’s Work for The Dayo’s Done
    • CD2: Bonus Tracks
      1. Trading In Gold – Japan Bonus Track
      2. Arizona Sky – Single Edit
      3. The Instigator – Italian Fuzzbox Version
      4. Little Italy – B-Side
      5. Best Kept Secret – Produced by Andy Partridge
      6. Worlds Apart – Pete Walsh / Strawberry South Sessions
      7. Arizona Sky – 4-track home demo
      8. Safe as Houses – 4-track home demo
      9. Trading in Gold – 4-track home demo
      10. Best Kept Secret – 4-track home demo
    • CD3: Liverpool Empire 1987
      1. Arizona Sky
      2. Strength Of Character
      3. Black Man Ray
      4. Worlds Apart
      5. We Do the Same
      6. Best Kept Secret
      7. Soul’s Awakening
      8. June Bride
      9. The Understudy
      10. It’s Everything
      11. Hanna Hanna
      12. King In a Catholic Style (Wake Up)
      13. Working With Fire and Steel
      14. African And White
      15. Wall Of God
      16. Wishful Thinking
      17. Christian

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