Thank You for Hearing Me: The Definitive Sinéad O'Connor Discography

Throw Down Your Arms album

4 versions: Standard version, 2-disc edition, Japanese edition with bonus tracks, Indonesian cassette

Standard version

1Jah Nuh Dead3:20
2Marcus Garvey3:28
3Door Peep3:23
4He Prayed3:28
5Y Mas Gan3:49
6Curly Locks4:22
7Vampire4:02
8Prophet Has Arise4:26
9Downpressor Man5:09
10Throw Down Your Arms
11Untold Stories3:40
12War4:05

Catalog Information

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2005.09.27IT DD

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla

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256kbps AAC
Includes digital booklet
2005.09.28FR CD

Keltia KMCD166

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digipak
2005.09.30IE CD
digipak
2005.10.01UK CD

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla THCVCD001

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digipak
2005.10.03AU CD

Shock THCVCD001

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digipak
Also available in a 2-disc limited edition.
2005.10.04US CD

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla THCVCD001

jewel case; different artwork
advance promo. The tracklisting is wrong; it lists "Y Mas Gan" as track 7, not track 5. The disc runs in the same order as the regular release.
CD front, US
CD inside, US
CD back, US
CD disc, US
2005.10.04US CD

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla THCVCD001

Barcode: 805859003123

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digipak
CD front, US
CD booklet 1, US
CD booklet 2-3, US
CD booklet 4-5, US
CD booklet 6-7, US
CD booklet 8, US
CD back, US
2005.10.05CA CD

Fusion

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digipak
2005.?EU CD

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla THCVCD001

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digipak

2-disc edition

Disc 1: Original Versions:

A1/1Jah Nuh Dead3:20
A2/2Marcus Garvey3:28
A3/3Door Peep3:23
A4/4He Prayed3:28
A5/5Y Mas Gan3:49
A6/6Curly Locks4:22
B1/7Vampire4:02
B2/8Prophet Has Arise4:26
B3/9Downpressor Man5:09
B4/10Throw Down Your Arms
B5/11Untold Stories3:40
B6/12War4:05

Disc 2: Dub Versions:

C1/1Intro0:57
C2/2Jah Nuh Dead (dub version)3:12
C3/3Marcus Garvey (dub version)3:29
C4/4Door Peep (dub version)3:19
C5/5He Prayed (dub version)3:28
C6/6Y Mas Gan (dub version)3:51
C7/7Curly Locks (dub version)4:18
D1/8Vampire (dub version)4:01
D2/9Prophet Has Arise (dub version)4:24
D3/10Downpressor Man (dub version)5:08
D4/11Throw Down Your Arms
D5/12Untold Stories (dub version)3:42
D6/13War (dub version)4:06

Catalog Information

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2005.09.27US 2xLP

That's Why There's Chocolate and Vanilla THCVLP001

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single sleeve
2005.09.30DE 2xCD

Ministry of Sound/Edel 58661635

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?
2005.10.03?AU 2xCD

Shock

digipak
Limited edition of 5,000.
2005.10.21IT 2xCD

Radio Fandango

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digipak
2005.10.21IT DD

Radio Fandango

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128kbps AAC
no digital booklet

Japanese edition with bonus tracks

1Jah Nuh Dead3:20
2Marcus Garvey3:28
3Door Peep3:23
4He Prayed3:28
5Y Mas Gan3:49
6Curly Locks4:22
7Vampire4:02
8Prophet Has Arise4:26
9Downpressor Man5:09
10Throw Down Your Arms
11Untold Stories3:40
12War4:05
13Move Out of Babylon3:19
14Abendigo3:56
15Jah Can Count on I3:28

Catalog Information

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2005.10.31JP CD

JVC Victor VICP-63188

digipak + obi
promo
2005.10.31JP CD

JVC Victor VICP-63188

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digipak + obi

Indonesian cassette

1Jah Nuh Dead3:20
2Marcus Garvey3:28
3Door Peep3:23
4He Prayed3:28
5Y Mas Gan3:49
6Curly Locks4:22
7Vampire4:02
8Prophet Has Arise4:26
9Downpressor Man5:09
10Throw Down Your Arms
11Untold Stories3:40
note that "War" is omitted, presumably for political reasons
12Move Out of Babylon3:19
13Abendigo3:56
14Jah Can Count on I3:28

Catalog Information

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2005?ID CS
As seen on eBay. No idea whether this an official release.
CS front, ID

Produced by Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare

Musicians

Sinéad O'Connor vocals, low whistle
Sly Dunbar drums
Robbie Shakespeare bass
Mikey Chung lead guitar
Dalton Brownie rhythm guitar
Robbie Lyn keyboard, organ
Carol 'Bowie' McLaughlin piano
Uziah Sticky Thompson percussion
Dean Fraser saxophone
David Madden trumpet
Pam Hall backing vocals
Keisha Patterson backing vocals
Katrina Harley backing vocals

Credits

Recorded at Tuff Gong Studio, Kingston, Jamaica Engineer: Rolad McDermott Assistant Engineer: O'Niel Smith Vocal recording at Anchor Studios, Kingston, Jamaica by Delroy Fatta Pottinger Mixed at Anchor Studios, Kingston, Jamaica by Colin 'Bulby' York Assistant Engineer: Delroy Fatta Pottinger Art direction: Paul A. Taylor Sleeve design: Sara-Jane@Evidently Design 10% of the profits from this album will be given for the care of the Rasta elders in Jamaica

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