Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Life of Surprises 4:08 Protest Songs Prefab Sprout CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia), Kitchenware Records 465118 2, KWCD 4
1.2 Life of Surprises 4:05 Protest Songs Prefab Sprout CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 465118 1
1.11 Life of Surprises 4:05 The Best of Prefab Sprout: A Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 471886 2
1.11 Life of Surprises 4:05 The Best of Prefab Sprout: A Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Kitchenware Records 471886 2
1.11 Life of Surprises 4:05 The Best of Prefab Sprout: A Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Epic EK 52847
1.1 Life of Surprises 4:09 Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Kitchenware Records SKX 63
1.1 Life of Surprises 4:09 Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Kitchenware Records SKCD 63
1.1 Life of Surprises 4:05 Life of Surprises Prefab Sprout Kitchenware Records SK 63
1.17 Life of Surprises 4:04 38 Carat Collection Prefab Sprout Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Kitchenware Records 496285 2, 4962852000
1.17 Life of Surprises 4:04 The Collection Prefab Sprout Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) E2K 85325
2.12 Life Of Surprises 4:08 The 90s Collection: 92-93 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 608/12
1.13 Life of Surprises 4:06 Kings of Rock & Roll: The Best of Prefab Sprout Prefab Sprout Music Club Deluxe MCDLX056
1.2 Life of Surprises 4:08 Protest Songs Prefab Sprout Epic EICP-1277
4.17 Life of Surprises 4:04 The Pop Years: The 90s Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMPOP906
4.17 Life of Surprises 4:04 The Pop Years: The 90s Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMPOP907
Promotion
1.1 Life of Surprises 4:06 Coca-Cola Is the Music, Volume 2 Various Artists Coca-Cola 31-982961-10, LSP 982961 2

Relationships

keyboard: Gary Hughes (keyboardist)
mixer: Richard Digby-Smith
Lance Phillips
producer: Prefab Sprout
recording engineer: Richard Digby-Smith
phonographic copyright by: Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1988)
recording of: Life of Surprises (1985)

Life of Surprises

composer: Paddy McAloon
lyricist: Paddy McAloon
publisher: EMI Songs Ltd.
Kitchen Music Ltd.
SBK Songs Ltd.