Cre~Olé: The Best of Kid Creole & the Coconuts

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Cre~Olé: The Best of Kid Creole & the Coconuts
Compilation album by
ReleasedSeptember 1984
May 1993 (re-release)
Recorded1979-1983, 1993
GenreNew Wave, Disco
ProducerAugust Darnell, Andy Hernandez
Kid Creole and the Coconuts chronology
Cre~Olé: The Best of Kid Creole & the Coconuts
In Praise of Older Women... and Other Crimes
Singles from Cre~Olé: The Best of Kid Creole and the Coconuts
  1. "Don't Take My Coconuts" b/w "Going Places"
    Released: August 1984
  2. "I'm a Wonderful Thing, Baby (Brothers in Rhythm Remix)"
    Released: April 1993

Cre~Olé: The Best of Kid Creole & the Coconuts is the first compilation album released by the American musical group Kid Creole and the Coconuts. It was released on LP and Cassette in 1984 and reached number twenty-one on the UK Albums Chart.[1] A CD edition was released in 1990. The compilation was the group's last record released by Island Records in the UK. The group's following two album's were released by Sire Records in the UK and the US. It includes the single "Don't Take My Coconuts".

In 1993, the compilation was re-released on CD and Cassette with new artwork and the additional track "I'm a Wonderful Thing, Baby (Brothers in Rhythm 7" Remix)". The song was also released as a single to promote the album.

Track listing[]

All tracks are written by August Darnell; except where indicated.

Side one
1."Lifeboat Party"Darnell, Ron RogersDoppelganger, 19832:34
2."Stool Pigeon" (Single mix) Tropical Gangsters/Wise Guy, 19823:56
3."Gina Gina"Darnell, RogersFresh Fruit in Foreign Places, 19813:46
4."Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy" (Single mix) Tropical Gangsters/Wise Guy, 19823:47
5."Me No Pop I" (performed by Coati Mundi, 1980 single)Andy Hernandez 4:21
6."Latin Music" Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places, 19812:55
7."Off the Coast of Me" Off the Coast of Me, 19803:55
Side two
8."I'm a Wonderful Thing, Baby" (Single mix)Peter Schott, DarnellTropical Gangsters/Wise Guy, 19823:51
9."Don't Take My Coconuts" (1981 non-album single, re-released in 1984)  2:08
10."Imitation" From Tropical Gangsters/Wise Guy, 19823:55
11."Maladie d'amour" (Single mix)Darnell, HernandezOff the Coast Of Me, 19804:16
12."Dear Addy" (Single remix) Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places, 19813:53
13."There's Something Wrong in Paradise"Darnell, Mark MazurDoppelganger, 19833:20
14."Back in the Field Again"Darnell, Stony Browder Jr.Doppelganger, 19833:24
15."I'm a Wonderful Thing, Baby (Brothers in Rhythm 7" Remix)" (1993 re-release bonus track)Schott, Darnell 3:47



Charts (1984) Peak
UK Albums (OCC)[1] 21


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b "KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS – full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
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