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DRIVE
NZ: Columbia 488580.2
US: Columbia CK 68927


UK Cover
Epic 488580 2

 

01.   Drive (2:47) 
02.   Sway (4:24) 
03.   Hey (3:16) 
04.   Bursting Through (3:42) 
05.   Swim (4:44) 
06.   Roll into one (3:19) 
07.   Suddenly Strange (4:18) 
08.   Sorry (3:23) 
09.   Heal (3:32) 
10.  Delight (4:00) 
11.  Without You (4:01) 

Written and Produced by Bic Runga.

Released 1997 (New Zealand) / 1998 (rest of world). 

CHART POSITIONS
NZ: peak #1 for 3 weeks. 60+ weeks on chart.
Aus: ???
US: ???
UK: ???

MUSICIANS
Bic Runga: vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, mellotron, drums, xylophone.
Gary Veberne: guitars (2 + 11).
Andrew Thorne: guitars (2,  3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 + 11), vocals (11).
Matt Wallace: guitars (6), vocals (6), percussion (7).
Aaron McDonald: bass (2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 + 11).
David Fargher: bass (7).
Josh Freese: bass (7).
Wayne Bell: drums (2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 9. 10 +11), percussion (4).
Jay Foulkes: percussion (8).
Paul Casserly: samples (9 + 10)
Malcolm Smith: keyboards (5 + 9), additional samples (9).
Boh Runga: vocals (5 + 6).
Peter Asher: vocals (6).
Duncan Haynes: rhodes (10), string arrangements (2, 4 + 7).

String players: Kate Walshe (violin), Sally-Anne Brown (cello), Sarah Yates (various).

SINGLES
NZ: Drive, Bursting Through, Sway, Suddenly Strange, Roll into one, Hey, Sorry (radio only). 
Aus: Drive, Sway, Suddenly Strange, Sorry. 
US: Sway.
UK singles: Sway. 
European singles: Sway, Sorry. 

The US release is an enhanced CD which features the international video for 'Sway' and a video interview with Bic. 


 
 

Japanese Cover
Epic ESCA 7308
Japanese release includes two bonus tracks:

12.   Making A Scene (1:47)
13.    Dust (2:10)

Also included is a lyric sheet with full lyrics and Japanese transaltions for all 13 tracks.


 
 
 
Columbia 488580.9
NZ Collectors Edition with bonus disc:

Includes bonus CD: 
1.  You (4:20) 
2.  Ordinary Girl (2:40) 
3.  Welcome to my Kitchen (Live acoustic) (2:34) 
4.  Dust (2:09) 
5.  Close the door, Put out the light (2:38) 
6.  Sway (Live acoustic) (3:08) 

(3) is exclusive to this release, the other tracks are available elsewhere.


 
 

Columbia ACK 69827-S2
US advance promo CD.

Tracklisting is the same as the standard release, but does not include any multimedia material.
On the back is a short biograhpy.


 
 
 
Epic XPCD 2252
UK 5 track sampler CD:

01.   Drive (2:47) 
02.   Sway (4:24) 
03.   Bursting Through (3:42) 
04.   Suddenly Strange (4:18) 
05.   Hey (3:16) 

Double card sleeve.