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Old 11 Mar 2018, 07:29   #1
MarianGoldfan123
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List of unreleased songs (with dates and info)

This is a compilation of unreleased songs I've made, along with info. if anyone has others which I missed, please do say! :)

Always You (unknown year) - From the unreleased "Strange Attractor (1993)" album


Beyond Believe (unknown year) - Rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Black Hole Door (unknown year) - Unreleased, though it may be both a demo of "Enigma" and a rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


Blind Arrow (unknown year) - Rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


Blood Red Door (unknown year; possibly 2008) - Unreleased, may have been a demo of what would become "Enigma" and another demo named "Black Hole Door"


Chimera (unknown year) - Unreleased, though it likely is a rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Clouds (unknown year) - Unreleased


Cold Ashes (unknown year) - Unreleased


Criminal Girl (unknown year, possibly 2005 to 2008) - May have been a rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track, studio demo from 2005 released online in 2008


Damn Happy (unknown year) - Unreleased


Day After Day (unknown year) - Unreleased

Day Of The Minotaur (unknown year) - Unreleased


Emily (unknown year, possibly 1995; Written by Janey Diamond) - From the unreleased album "Untitled (1995)"


End Of Yesterday (unknown year; possibly 2008) - Meant to be the opening track on the "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" album


Escalator (unknown year) - Unreleased


Eternally Yours (unknown year; possibly 2008) - A possible rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


Flash In The Rain (unknown year) - Unreleased


Gallery (Unknown year, written by Janey Diamond) - Unreleased and hasn't been recorded, but has been played live before


Ghost Ship (unknown year) - Possibly a demo of "Ship Of Fools" from "CrazyShow (2003)"


God Shades Her Eyes (unknown year, possibly 1993) - From the unreleased "Strange Attractor (1993)" album

Hotel (unknown year) - Unreleased


House of Lies (unknown year) - Unreleased


Images (unknown year, possibly 1995) - From the unreleased 1995 album "Untitled"


Kalte Asche (unknown year, possibly 2008; German demo) - Studio demo released online and is a rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


Kill The Devil (unknown year, possibly 1995) - From the unreleased album "Untitled (1995)" - Erased from the hard drive it was on

Little Moon For Psychopaths (unknown year) - Released online and may be a rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


London Sky (2004) - Released to the winners of a contest in 2013, may have been a rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" and "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Love Will Find A Way (2007) - A demo version (demo 7) was released online on the official Alphaville website in December of 2008 and has since been released online in a duet between Romy Haag and Marian Gold (2012). Demo 8 was released for purchase on November 23rd, 2018 on various sites


Make Believe (unknown year) - Possibly a rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Marry Me Today (unknown year) - Unreleased


Moonbase Suite (unknown year) - Unreleased


Mother (unknown year) - Unreleased


My Very Blood (unknown year, possibly 2004) - Unreleased and hasn't been recorded, but has been played live before

Over the Hills And Far Away (unknown year) - Unreleased


Overdose (unknown year) - Unreleased and may have been a reejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Roadkill (unknown year) - Unreleased and may have been a rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Questions of Happiness (unknown year) - Unreleased, played live



R.I.P. Off (unknown year) - Unreleased and it may be a demo of "About A Heart" from the "CrazyShow (2003)" album


Red Rose II (Unknown year; possibly 1993) - From the unreleased "Strange Attractor (1993)" album - An early version of Iron John
Rendezvous (Unknown year; possibly 2015 or 2016) - Rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Sandman (unknown year) - Unreleased


Save Me (unknown year) - Unreleased


Song For No One (But Myself) (possibly 1993 and 2004; Released in 2010) - Originally meant to be a track on "Untitled (1995)", this track was presumably rewritten in 2004 and was played live a few times before making it to "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)"


Stroke Of Midnight (unknown year; possibly 2008) - Unreleased, rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


Superstar (unknown year) - Unreleased


Swallow Paradise (unknown year; possibly 1993) - From the unreleased 1993 album "Strange Attractor (1993)"


Sweet Dreams (2004) - Demo version from 2004 released online in 2008


Temple Girl (unknown year) - Unreleased


The End Of Music (unknown year; possibly 1995) - From the unreleased 1995 album "Untitled"


The Lions Never Die (unknown year; possibly 2008 to 2011) - Rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" and "Strange Attractor (2017) track


The Third Half (unknown year) - Unreleased


The Voynich Chronicle (unknown year; possibly 2008) - Unreleased, was a rejected "Catching Rays On Giant (2010)" track


The Wine Of Astonishment (unknown year) - Played live in Paris (30 year anniversary concert, 2014) and may have been a rejected "Strange Attractor (2017)" track


Twilight Zone (Unknown year; possibly 1995) - Demo of Euphoria (Prostitute (1994) track); Originates from the unreleased "Strange Attractor (1993)" album


What You Need (unknown year; Possibly 2007 or 2008) - Studio demo released online
Last edited by MarianGoldfan123; 26 Nov 2018 at 18:08. Reason: I removed all of the released tracks, but kept the ones which were released on Moonbase
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Old 11 Mar 2018, 17:36   #2
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Thank you for this,very interesting reading.
I wonder if we ever will get these songs released
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Old 11 Mar 2018, 18:18   #3
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Not a problem. To be fair, i included the Dreamscapes tracks as well since I count those as being "unreleased" since they weren't necessarily released in a proper way (a mainstream album, I mean).

I think a majority of the ones I listed aren't completed and fleshed out. I'd argue at least a few of them are just lyrics.
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Old 12 Mar 2018, 17:45   #4
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Wow, that's a lot of online sleuthing!
But if DS aren't considered proper albums (the collection was even fully available on iTunes for a while), then Marian's solo albums and CS would have to be considered unreleased material too.



As a side note:
That's All has a version with lyrics released on Atlantic Popes' album.
Twelve Years was released on Marian's So Long Celeste, as Sweet Needles of Success.


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Old 12 Mar 2018, 18:12   #5
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True.. i can see your point I suppose.
Last edited by MarianGoldfan123; 26 Nov 2018 at 18:09. Reason: Edited the "Love Will Find a Way" entry to further reflect on current info
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Old 12 Mar 2018, 21:20   #6
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That's still a long list of songs we haven't heard. Interesting job you've done there gathering them all.


By the way, Because of You is on DS.
And for your exhaustive notes: Love Will Find a Way has an official release in German, on Karel Gott's album Leben (2009), as Weil Die Hoffnung Nie Vergeht. (My favourite, by the way.)


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Old 12 Mar 2018, 21:28   #7
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Jeez. I need to look at the Dreamscapes list of songs more. haha! Thanks. Didn't know that LWFAW was actually released aside from the 2012 duet... Thanks for letting me know!
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Old 13 Mar 2018, 07:54   #8
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I was surprised to find a few names of songs on the list that I thought no one knew abot, like HOTEL and HAPPY. Others on the list are not existing, like RAMA LAMA DING DONG (at least not from Alphaville/Gold).
The term „rejected“ is misleading or not matching the reasons for not being published yet in many (most) cases, I would drop that.
From my POV the list is quite interesting, but still quite foggy ;-)
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Old 13 Mar 2018, 15:24   #9
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haha I had scoured around here (and your blog) to try and find every possible song name. Rama Lama was a name I saw on some old 2011 Strange Attractor promo (it's a nod towards the Beach Boys 'Pet Sounds' album cover) and there were quite a few names for songs there. I had also read a few songs on that list were actually jokes. haha I thought maybe that one was a joke, though I added it just in case but have now removed it.

As for adding "rejected" to the end of the song titles: I only did that after thinking about the dates in which they were recorded and how Marian has occasionally said how some songs simply didn't stylistically fit the album / didn't flow well. i could remove it from the tracks which I know for a fact were meant to be on albums if you'd like.

The one that interests me at the moment is "Day of the Minotaur". Interesting title... I think it probably has a gritty rock feel, similar to Nevermore.
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Old 14 Mar 2018, 02:07   #10
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Every so often, some of these demos and other tracks are found online, a few live, but mostly studio recordings. Some were available elsewhere, like back when the Moonbase had certain ones for downloading, but one is led to wonder just where else they found these other ones!


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