The Nits on Vinyl LP
Here you can find some information about vinyl records, that have mostly
been re-released on CD. Check the CD section for
Published 1978, catalog number Scramble 910.033,
but only about 1000 copies have been printed. To my knowledge
this was also not re-released on CD. The band signed their contract with
CBS after this LP. Probably unavailable by now. Track list:
all songs written by henk hofstede (except london letters/after
thoughts/susan my love by michiel peters)
| ||Side 1||Side 2|
|1.||rails and rain||yes or no|
|2.||tutti ragazzi||after thoughts|
|4.||fantasies and factories||dancing girl - red cat|
|5.||so in love||susan my love|
alex roelofs bass guitar backing vocals
rob kloet drums percussion backing vocals
michiel peters guitars lead and backing vocals mandolin
henk hofstede keyboards guitars lead and backing vocals
paul telman stage sound engineer rails and rain was recorded at dureco studios weesp
produced and engineerd by sytze gardenier
all others were recorded at rockfield studios monmouth south wales
during the last two weeks of july 1977
produced by alan david sound engineer mike (aca) pela
all songs arranged by the nits
mixed by sytze and the nits
special thanks to rob dresselhuis and jean-pierre burdorf our executive producers for making it possible to record this album
cover design henk
photo insert alex
cover photography john prins fotografie b.v.
special credits to rob flapperhorst
Published 1979, catalog number CBS 84051.
Published 1980, catalog number CBS 84725.
Published 1981, catalog number CBS 85427.
Published 1983, catalog number CBS 25364.
Published 1983, catalog number CBS 25670.
This 12" mini-lp has been released on CD together with Henk.
Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof
Published 1984, catalog number CBS 25985.
This LP was also released in Japan, Epic 28.3P.634. The cover is
the same as the Dutch release but include an extra paper band around the
cover. (I think it is called an "orbi"). There is additional information
on this paper band about the Nits and the LP, all in Japanese.
Published 1986, catalog number CBS 26870.
In the Dutch Mountains
Published 1987, catalog number CBS 460071-1
This LP was also released in the UK. Same cover as the Dutch LP. Track
titles on the back cover are in red, on Dutch release in orange.
Published 1988, catalog number CBS 463142-1.
Also released in Greece. As far as I know no differences compared to Dutch
Published 1989, box containing 3 LPs.
Catalog number CBS 466628-1.
This is the Greek LP release of Urk. This release consist of only 1 LP
which is a compilation of the Dutch 3-LP release. Cover similar to the
Dutch one, except for the title and the track listing.
Giant, Normal, Dwarf
Published 1990, catalog number CBS 467496-1.
Published 1992, catalog number CBS 472213-1.
Only released in Greece.
Jochen A. Stein, jst at nitsfans dot org
Last modified: 02-12-2003