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Strange Advance - Worlds Away Album

Strange Advance - Worlds Away Album

  • Performer: Strange Advance
  • Genre: Electron / Rock / Pop
  • Title: Worlds Away
  • Released: 1982
  • Style: New Wave, Pop Rock
  • Label: Capitol Records
  • Catalog: ST-12232, ST 12232
  • Country: Canada
  • MP3 version size: 2310 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2317 mb
  • Rating: 4.3
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1Kiss In The Dark
Written-By – Darryl Kromm, Drew Arnott
2Hold On To The Nite
Backing Vocals, Voice [German] – Dawnlea TaitWritten-By – Drew Arnott
3Reprise "Worlds Away"
Written-By – Drew Arnott
4Automatic Sighs
Guitar [Additional] – James McCullochWritten-By – Darryl Kromm, Drew Arnott
5Love Games
Written-By – Drew Arnott
6She Controls Me
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Bryan AdamsWritten-By – Darryl Kromm, Drew Arnott
7 Top Side
8Sister Radio
Written-By – Darryl Kromm
9Worlds Away
Piano – Peter BjerringWritten-By – Drew Arnott
Performer – Robert MindenWritten-By – Robert Minden
11 Bottom Side
Backing Vocals – Beau HillGuitar [Additional] – Bob RockLead Guitar – Paul DeanWritten-By – Darryl Kromm, Peter Bjerring
13One Chance In A Million
Percussion – Albert St. AlbertWritten-By – Drew Arnott


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SN 16461Strange Advance Worlds Away ‎(LP, RE)Capitol RecordsSN 16461Canada1982
ECS-81592Strange Advance Worlds Away ‎(LP, Album)Capitol RecordsECS-81592Japan1982
SPH 0418Strange Advance Worlds Away ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Unofficial)Sound PhilosophySPH 0418Russia2018
1C 064-400 152Strange Advance Worlds Away ‎(LP, Album)Capitol Records1C 064-400 152Europe1983
VR-00755Strange Advance Worlds Away ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, RM, S/Edition, Unofficial)VR VR-00755UK & Europe2019


  • Art DirectionBob McGrath
  • Backing Vocals [Assorted]Bruce Fairbairn
  • Bass [Basses], Backing VocalsPaul Iverson
  • Design [Cover]McGraphix, Inc
  • Design [Final Graphic Design]Hugh Syne
  • EngineerBob Rock (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B1 to B6), Lindsay Kidd (tracks: A3, A5)
  • Engineer [Assisted By]Dave Ogilvie (tracks: A3, A5), Mike Fraser (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B1 to B6)
  • Illustration [Inner Sleeve Drawings]Paolo Soleri
  • Keyboards, Drums, Percussion [Electronic], Backing VocalsDrew Arnott
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar [Guitars]Darryl Kromm
  • ManagementBruce Allen , Lou Blair
  • Photography ByDerik Murray
  • ProducerBruce Fairbairn


Version with silver text on labels. A similar release exists with white text on labels.

P & C 1982 Capitol Records Inc.

Released with an inner lyrics-sleeve

MAPL logo indicates all tracks 100% Canadian Content

A1, A5, B2: Squamish Music/Slansongs/Man of Mars Music
A2, A3, B1, B3: Squamish Music/Slansongs
A4: Squamish Music/Man of Mars Music
B5: Squamish Music/Windy Isle Music/Man of Mars Music

A1, A2, A4, B1 to B6 recorded at Little Mountain Studios - Feb. to May 82
A3, A5 recorded at Mushroom Studios - August 82


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A run-out area): ST-12232-A-RE1 [Capitol "target" logo] STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B run-out area): [Capitol "target" logo] ST-12232-B-RE1 STERLING


  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
  • Distributed By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Squamish Music
  • Published By – Slansongs
  • Published By – Windy Isle Music
  • Published By – Man Of Mars Music
  • Recorded At – Little Mountain Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Mushroom Studios, Vancouver
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited