Arranged By – Alan Freedman, G.E. Smith, Garland Jeffreys
Art Direction – Paula Scher
Backing Vocals – Bob Clearmountain, Diana Grasselli, Lou Reed, Myriam Valle
Bass – Andrew Bodnar, Eaton "Jah" Blake (tracks: D1, D2)
Coordinator [Production] – Barbara Spiegel
Design – Sickerts
Design Concept [Cover Concept] – Garland Jeffreys
Drums – Errol "Tama" Melbourne (tracks: D1, D2)
Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Steve Goulding
Engineer [Assistant] – Friday Night Dave Greenberg, Saturday Night Ray Willhard
Executive-Producer – Dick Wingate
Flugelhorn – Patrick "Zebulon" Tenyve (tracks: D1, D2)
Guitar – Alan Freedman, John Kpiaye (tracks: D1, D2), Robert Athas
Guitar, Bagpipes – Adrian Belew
Guitar, Bass [Fuzz Bass], Mandolin – G.E. Smith
Keyboards, Guitar, Percussion – Dennis Bovell (tracks: D1, D2)
Keyboards, Percussion – Webster Johnson (tracks: D1, D2)
Lacquer Cut By – BK (tracks: B-D), DC (tracks: A)
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Garland Jeffreys
Management – Fred Heller Enterprises, Ltd.
Mastered By – Robert Ludwig
Melodica – Seyoum Net Fa (tracks: D1, D2)
Narrator – Linton Kwesi Johnson
Organ – Earl "Wire" Lindo
Organ, Accordion – Danny Federici
Organ, Guitar – Arty Funaro
Percussion – Jimmy Maelen
Performer [Hung Jury] – David Johansen, Nona Hendryx, Susan Blond
Photography By – Anton Corbijn
Piano – Roy Bittan
Producer – Bob Clearmountain (tracks: A1 to C2), Dennis Bovell (tracks: D1, D2), Garland Jeffreys
Saxophone, Trombone – Augustus "T" Tenyve (tracks: D1, D2)
Synthesizer – Larry Fast
Technician [Technical Assistance] – Ed Evans , George Barody, Malcolm Pollack, Mark Betts, Steve Boyer
Tenor Saxophone – Michael Brecker
Toasting [Toaster] – Big Youth
Trumpet – Randy Brecker
Written-By – A. Freedman (tracks: C1), A. Bodnar (tracks: C1), D. Federici (tracks: C1), G.E. Smith (tracks: C1), Garland Jeffreys (tracks: A1 to A3, A5 to D2), R. Bittan (tracks: C1), R. Martinez (tracks: A4), S. Goulding (tracks: C1)
Different label layouts and runout etchings from Garland Jeffreys - Escape Artist and Garland Jeffreys - Escape Artist.
"1S " in runouts indicates a pressing from Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
Some copies may have a gold stamp on the LP cover stating, "For PROMOTION ONLY" Some copies may include a 7.5 X 9.5 inch, two sided one sheet with bio and headshot
Release has as custom inner sleeve with Lyrics and credits
Recorded and mixed at the Power Station, New York City Mastered at Master Disk, New York. Tracks D1 + D2 produced at Studio 80, London.
Big Youth appears courtesy of Jamaica Roy Bittan appears courtesy of The E-Street Band Andrew Bodnar appears courtesy of The Rumour and Hannibal Records Michael and Randy Brecker appear courtesy Arista Records Larry Fast appears courtesy of Passport Records and Synergy Danny Federici appears courtesy of The E-Street Band Steve Goulding appears courtesy of The Rumour and Hannibal Records David Johansen appears courtesy of Blue Sky Records Linton Kwesi Johnson appears courtesy of LKJ Records Earl "Wire" Lindo appears courtesy of The Wailers and Tuff Gong Lou Reed appears courtesy of Arista Records G.E. Smith appears courtesy of Mirage Jimmy Maelen appears courtesy of Pavillion Records
Barcode (Text): 0 7464-36983-1
Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): AL 36983
Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): BL 36983
Matrix / Runout (C Side Label): ZSM 168482
Matrix / Runout (D Side Label): ZSM 168483
Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched (MASTERDISK Stamped)): 1S AL-36983-1F MASTERDISK DC
Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched (MASTERDISK Stamped)): 1S BL-36983-1E MASTERDISK BK A7
Matrix / Runout (C Side Etched (MASTERDISK Stamped)): ZSM-168482-1E MASTERDISK BK SSSSSS
Matrix / Runout (D Side Etched (MASTERDISK Stamped)): ZSM-168483-1G MASTERDISK BK
Rights Society: ASCAP
Manufactured By – Epic Records
Manufactured By – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Published By – Garland Jeffreys Music, Inc.
Produced For – Ghostwriter, Inc.
Recorded At – Power Station
Mixed At – Power Station
Produced At – Studio 80
Mastered At – Customatrix
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria