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17 Pygmies - Jedda By The Sea

17 Pygmies - Jedda By The Sea Performer: 17 Pygmies
Album: Jedda By The Sea
Country: US
Released: 1984
Style: New Wave, Tribal, Experimental
Size MP3: 1738 mb.
Size FLAC: 1916 mb.
Size WMA: 1120 mb.
Rating: 4.3/5
Votes: 471


Side Gold
A1 Words Never Said 2:25
A2 Waiting To Arrive 3:24
A3 Still Waters 2:44
A4 Moment In Ceylon 3:09
A5 Jerusalem 3:24
A6 By The Sea 2:54
Side Black
B1 Last Grave At Dimbaza 1:53
B2 Lazarus 2:39
B3 The Living 3:00
B4 Hollow Lands 3:47
B5 Tropical Grasslands 2:18
B6 Nocturne 2:26

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Jackson Del Ray Music
  • Published By – Spinelli Music
  • Recorded At – Contour Studios
  • Recorded At – Sound Solution, Santa Monica
  • Mixed At – Sound Solution, Santa Monica
  • Mastered At – K Disc Mastering
  • Printed By – Independent Project Press


  • Artwork – Julie Overskei
  • Engineer – Ethan James, Keith Wecheler*
  • Executive Producer – Lyn Aki Norton
  • Featuring – Bruce Licher, Fey Ruza, Mark Erskine
  • Mastered By – John Golden
  • Performer – Debbie Spinelli, Philip Drucker, Robert Loveless, Russell Jessum
  • Producer – Philip Drucker
  • Producer [Assistant] – Robert Loveless
  • Supervised By [Production Supervisor] – M. K. Matsuda


Labels hand painted on some copies.
Other copies released with unprinted gold label on one side and unprinted black label on the other side.

Outer jackets were hand-letterpress printed by Independent Project Press.
This first edition of 1000 copies features a sans-serif typeface for the band name on the front cover and on the back cover features a two-color (black & gold) illustration (see photos). A second edition of 1000 copies features different typesetting on the front and a different, 1-color illustration on the back (see other listing for this variation).

Comes with two inserts. One is a single-sided information sheet with credit info.

Recorded spring 1984 at Contour Studios, Marina Del Rey and Sound Solution, Santa Monica.
Final mix at Sound Solution.
Mastered at K-Disc.

Tracks A4 to B1, B3 & B6 originally performed with Savage Republic.

17 Pygmies respectfully acknowledge the creative contributions of Mark Erskine and Bruce Licher to this material.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): RR-1948 SIDE GOLD FP-V- 49961-1 0614 kdisc JG
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side B): RR-1948 SIDE BLACK FP-V- 49961-2 0614 kdisc JG "ONTO MECCA"

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RTD 27 17 Pygmies Jedda By The Sea ‎(LP, Album) Rough Trade, Resistance Records RTD 27 Germany 1984
LZD 806, none 17 Pygmies Jedda By The Sea ‎(CD) Lazy Dog Records, Meshcalina Productions LZD 806, none Greece 1995
RR 1948 17 Pygmies Jedda By The Sea ‎(LP, Album, RP, 2nd) Resistance Records RR 1948 US 1984