Quiet Sun - Mainstream
  • Singer: Quiet Sun
  • Title: Mainstream
  • Size MP3 ver: 1243 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1815 mb
  • Genre: Electronic, Rock
  • Rating: 4.1 of 5
  • Label: Island Records ‎– HELP 19
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress
    Country: UK
    Date of released: 1977
    Category: Electronic, Rock
    Style: Art Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock
Quiet Sun - Mainstream
Quiet Sun - Mainstream
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sol Caliente
Written-By – Manzanera*
A2 Trumpets With Motherhood
Written-By – Hayward*
A3 Bargain Classics
Written-By – Jarrett*
A4 R.F.D.
Written-By – Jarrett*
B1 Mummy Was An Asteroid, Daddy Was A Small Non-Stick Kitchen Utensil
Written-By – MacCormick*
B2 Trot
Written-By – Manzanera*
B3 Rongwrong
Written-By – Hayward*

Companies, etc.

  • Produced For – E.G. Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Published By – E.G. Music
  • Printed By – Robor Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Island Studios
  • Pressed By – Island Records Manufacturing Ltd


  • Backing Vocals – Ian MacCormick
  • Bass [Electric & Treated Bass], Backing Vocals – Bill MacCormick
  • Cover – Nigel Soper
  • Drums, Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals – Charles Hayward
  • Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano [Steinway Grand], Organ [Hammond & Farfisa], Synthesizer [Vcs3] – Dave Jarrett
  • Engineer – Rhett Davies
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Robert Ash
  • Guitar [6 & 12-string & Treated Guitars], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Phil Manzanera
  • Mastered By – Porky
  • Photography By – Richard Wallis
  • Producer – Quiet Sun
  • Synthesizer, Performer [+ Treatments & Oblique Strategies] – Brian Eno


Recorded at Island Studios, London, January 1975
Printed in England by Robor Limited.

This later repress (apparently side one was re-cut to correct an edit error on the first press) was issued in early 1977, and can be identified by the PORKY PRIME CUT in the side A matrix and rectangular inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): I-7 HELP 19 A-2U A PORKY PRIME CUT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): I-8 HELP 19 B-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VJD-28057 Quiet Sun Mainstream ‎(CD, Album, RE) Editions EG, Virgin Japan VJD-28057 Japan 1988
EGED 4, 2343093 Quiet Sun Mainstream ‎(LP, Album, RE) Editions EG, Polydor EGED 4, 2343093 UK Unknown
EXPCD2R Quiet Sun Mainstream ‎(CD, Album, RE, + b) Expression Records EXPCD2R UK 2011
VSCD4303 Quiet Sun Mainstream ‎(CD, Ltd, RM, SHM) Vivid Sound VSCD4303 Japan 2015
HELP 19 Quiet Sun Mainstream ‎(LP, Album) Island Records HELP 19 UK 1975


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