UK release date: February 16th, 2004
UK Chart Position: 14
Catalogue numbers: CD – RTRADESCD157 / 12″ – RTRADES157 / DVD – RTRADEDV157
I’m A Cuckoo
(I Believe In) Travellin’ Light
I’m A Cuckoo – video
Stop, Look and Listen – video
I’m A Cuckoo (by the Avalanches) – Audio
(I Believe In) Travellin’ Light – Audio
I’m A Cuckoo:
Trumpet: Mike Lovatt, Noel Langley, Derek Watkins, John Barclay
Tenor Trombone: Chirs Dean, Jeremy Price, Barnaby Dickinson
Bass Trombone: Richard Edwards
Alto Saxophone: Jamie Talbot, Stan Sulzman
Tenor/Alto Saxophone: Philip Todd
Tenor Saxophone: Chris Davis
Baritone Saxophone: Jeff Daly
(I Believe In) Travellin’ Light:
Violin: Gavyn Wright (Leader), Perry Montague-Mason (Leader of 2nd violins), David Woodcock, Chris Tombling, Warren Zielinski, Jackie Shave, Patrick Kiernan, Boguslaw Kostecki, Julian Leaper, Kathy Shave, Benedict Cruft, Everton Nelson
Viola: Peter Lale, Robert Smissen, Bruce White, Gustav Clarkson
Cello: Anthony Pleeth, David Daniels, Martin Loveday
I’m A Cuckoo and (I Belive In) Travellin’ Light produced by Trevor Horn, recorded at Sarm Hook End by Julian Mendelsohn, mixed at Sarm West Studios by Robert Orton, Julian Mendelsohn and Dan Vickers. “I’m A Cuckoo”edit by Tony Doogan an CaVa Sound Workshops, Glasgow.
Stop, Look and Listen recorded and mixed at CaVa Sound Workshops, Glasgow by Tony Doogan, assisted by Gavin Lawrie.
I’m A Cuckoo (by The Avalanches) additional production and remix by Bobbydazzler. Featuring the Southern Sudanese Choir, Zazun on flutes and oercussion, Stephen Grant on accordion, and The Seltmans on the organ.
Mastered at The Town House, London by Frank Arkwright
Orchestra recorded at Angel Studios by Steve Price, assisted my Mat Bartram.
Orchestral arrangements for I’m A Cuckoo by Belle & Sebastian; for (I Believe In) Travellin’ Light by B&S and Nick Ingman. All arrangements scored and conducted by Nick Ingman.
Orchestra contractor Isobel Griffiths, assisted by Charlotte Trinder.
Design by D8 and Belle & Sebastian.
Cover Star: Shantha Roberts
Photos by: Stuart Murdoch
Stevie and Mick pictured at the Usher Hall by Stuart Reidman
“I’m A Cuckoo” video directed by Blair Young and Stuart Murdoch, edited by Blair Young and produced by Beth Allen. Starring Alan Wells, Shantha Roberts, Isabelle & Melanie, Sarah Doe, Ronnie Black, Joe fae Football, Alan Clark and John MacArthur.
Thanks to Patrick Doyle and Matt Henderson for their help.
“Stop, Look and Listen” video direected by Stuart Murdoch, edited by Blair Young. Starring Gemma, Neil and Savoy Robertson, Katrina House, Gisela Hans, Ciara MacLaverty, Nal Townley, Allen Johnston, Elia and Isabelle. Stills courtesy of Stuart Reidman and Mark Trayner.