release details   CD 1 ‘Medicine’ single CD1 insert (85% size)
terr. label format pack. cat. no. rel. date
uk Blanco y Negro CDS S NEG95CD1
[0630-16197-2]
1996-08-19
tracks
  1. Medicine   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:15
  2. Earlies   (Trash Can Sinatras)   4:00
  3. Sugar on the pill   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:12
  4. Nameless   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:38
note
the credits for track 2 are annotated: “PART 2 OF THE ALBUM ‘SADENIA SINGS THE SINATRAS’ COLLECT THE SET!” (in small caps!, the reference is to The Trashcan Sinatras, Eddi’s brother’s band) – part one is on CD2 of the preceding Town without pity single (the track Sex lives)
cover art : M@ Maitland
(photo: Genevieve Stevenson)

‘Medicine’ single CD2 insert (85% size) release details   CD 2
terr. label format pack. cat. no. rel. date
uk Blanco y Negro CDS S NEG95CD2
[0630-16198-2]
1996-08-19
tracks
  1. Medicine   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:15
  2. John Anderson my Joe   (Robert Burns/trad.)   1:08
  3. Green grow the rashes   (Robert Burns/trad. arr. Dougie MacLean)   3:46
  4. Who knows where the time goes   (Sandy Denny)   5:53
cover art : M@ Maitland
(photo: Genevieve Stevenson)

release details   MCS sorry: cover picture of
the cassette
not yet available
terr. label format pack. cat. no. rel. date
uk Blanco y Negro MCS - NEG95C
[0630-16197-4]
1996-08-19
tracks
  1. Medicine   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:15
sorry: details of other track(s) on the cassette are not yet available

personnel
musicians
Eddi Reader vocal, acoustic guitar
Teddy Borowiecki piano, organs, keyboards, guitar, bass, accordian [sic],melodica, percussion
with :
Johnny Scott electric guitar
and on track 1 :
Calum MacColl acoustic and electric guitars, bowed guitar, dulcimer, pennywhistle, zither
Boo Hewerdine acoustic and electric guitars
David Piltch electric and acoustic bass
Roy Dodds drums, percussion, voice percussion
technical
produced by : Eddi Reader and Teddy Borowiecki
recorded by : track 1 : Gerry O’Riordan assisted by Dan Gilliland, Mark Chambers and Ron Warshow at The Snake Ranch, Lots Road, Chelsea, London; vocals recorded by David Bottrill assisted by Adrian Scarff and Simon Wall at Eden Studios, Acton, London;   CD1 tracks 2, 3 and 4; CD2 tracks 2, 3 and 4 : Teddy Borowiecki at Eddi’s house and garden
mixed by : track 1 : David Bottrill at Eden Studios, Acton, London;   CD1 tracks 2, 3 and 4; CD2 tracks 2, 3 and 4 : Teddy Borowiecki at Eddi’s house and garden
mastered by : Tim Young at Metropolis

‘Medicine’ promo CD insert (85% size)

cover art : M@ Maitland
promo details
terr. label format pack. cat. no. rel. date
uk Blanco y Negro CDS S NEG95CDDJ 1996-07-01/P6W
tracks
  1. Medicine   (Reader/Hewerdine/Borowiecki)   4:15
note
some copies, presumably those actually sent out as promotional, have a yellow sticker on the front of the case stating “EDDI READER   RELEASED 19 AUGUST/ 2ND SINGLE FROM THE ALBUM/ CANDYFLOSS AND MEDICINE, FOLLOW UP/ TO THE HIT SINGLE "TOWN WITHOUT/ PITY". EDDI IS CURRENTLY ON A UK/ TOUR

chart placings
UK (CIN) (published in the week after the sales period shown) :

did not chart

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