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China Crisis - Wishful Thinking


1Some People I Know To Lead Fantastic Lives (Extended Mix)
Mixed By – Steve PowerProducer – Peter Walsh
2This Occupation (Extended Mix)
Mixed By – Steve PowerProducer – Jeremy Lewis
3Wishful Thinking
Producer – Mike Howlett
4Some People I Know To Lead Fantastic Lives
Producer – Peter Walsh


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
VS647China Crisis Wishful Thinking ‎(7", Single)VirginVS647UK1983
601 137China Crisis Wishful Thinking ‎(12", Single)Virgin601 137Europe1983
7-29243China Crisis Wishful Thinking ‎(7")Warner Bros. Records7-29243US1983
106 105, 106 105-100China Crisis Wishful Thinking ‎(7", Single)Virgin, Virgin106 105, 106 105-100Europe1983
VS-8030, VS 647China Crisis Wishful Thinking ‎(7", Single)Virgin, VirginVS-8030, VS 647PhilippinesUnknown


  • Composed ByReilly (tracks: A2, B2), Lundon, Daly
  • Lacquer Cut ByEL


℗ 1983 Virgin Records Ltd.
© 1983 Virgin Records Ltd.


  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out A-side [etched, CR encircled and stamped]): VSX-1187A SNB 230 EL CR
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out B-side [etched, CR encircled and stamped]): VSX-1187B SNB 230 EL CR


  • Manufactured By – Virgin Records Canada Inc. – VSX 1187
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Disques SNB Ltée.
  • Pressed By – Cinram



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China Crisis - Wishful Thinking
Performer: China Crisis
Genre: Electro
Title: Wishful Thinking
Country: Canada
Released: 1983
Style: Synth-pop
MP3 album: 1817 mb
FLAC album: 1150 mb
Source: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Limited Edition, Red Translucent
№ Cat: VSX 1187
Label: Virgin