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THE ULTIMATE STONE ROSES DISCOGRAPHY: SINGLES


Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For





Original Release Date: Originally Released In: UK Charts: US Charts:
11/89 UK 8
22*
(*9/90 re-issue)
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(1) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" ORE 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 4
Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; Sticker on front cover reads "Featuring Fools Gold"
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(2) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" ORE 13 UK Silvertone 9/90 4
Title on sleeve reads "Fools Gold 4.15"
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(3) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" ORE 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 6
Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; Includes color postcard of the cover artwork; Sticker on front cover reads "ORE 13 Featuring Fools Gold 4.15 Includes limited edition colour postcard"
(click here for an image of the front cover and postcard)
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(4) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Value* :
7" ORE 13 Australia Silvertone Australasia 5
Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; Sticker on front cover reads "Features the Hit Single 'FOOLS GOLD'
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(5) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" + CAS ORE 13 / PROMO 17 Australia Silvertone Australasia 1990 15
Australian limited edition includes promotional sampler cassette; Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For" with sticker that reads "Features the Hit Single 'FOOLS GOLD'; cassette is titled "Fools Gold Limited Edition Album Sampler" and reads "LIMITED EDITION - ALSO INCLUDES EXCERPTS FROM THE STONE ROSES SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM"; entire contents are shrink wrapped to a piece of cardboard.
(click here for an image of the contents)

7" (ORE 13)
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)

CAS (PROMO 17)
"Fools Gold"
"What the World Is Waiting For"
"I Wanna Be Adored"
"Made Of Stone"
"She Bangs the Drums"

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(6) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" + CAS + T-shirt ORE 13 / PROMO 17 Australia Silvertone Australasia 1990 30
Australian limited edition includes T-shirt and promotional sampler cassette ; Title on sleeve of 7" reads "Fools Gold" with caption "Contains Free T-Shirt"; cassette is titled "Fools Gold Limited Edition Album Sampler" and reads "LIMITED EDITION - ALSO INCLUDES EXCERPTS FROM THE STONE ROSES SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM"; entire contents are shrink wrapped to an album sized piece of cardboard.
(click here for a partial image of the contents)

7" (ORE 13)
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)

CAS (PROMO 17)
"Fools Gold"
"What the World Is Waiting For"
"I Wanna Be Adored"
"Made Of Stone"
"She Bangs the Drums"

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(7) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" ORE DJ13 UK Silvertone 11/89 8
UK promotional red "A" label release; no picture sleeve. Label reads "Demonstration Record Not For Sale"
(click here for an image of the record)
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
B. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(8) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" ORE 13 DJ UK Silvertone 11/89 20
UK test pressing; no picture sleeve, blank labels.
A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(9) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
7" 1 A 3051 Spain Silvertone 1990 20
Spanish promotional release. Unique black sleeve with white titles, shows two chart lists from the UK with The Stone Roses on top and the legend "GRUPO REVELACION 1989 U.K.". Cover also reads "Solo Promocional Prohibida Su Venta".
(click here for an image of the front cover)

A. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
B. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(10) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
12" ORE T 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 6
Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"
A. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(11) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
12" ORE T 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 10
Title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; Includes color print of the cover artwork; Sticker on front cover reads "ORE T 13 Featuring Fools Gold 9.53 Includes special limited edition full colour print"
A. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)


(12) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Value* :
12" ORE T 13 Australia Silvertone Australasia 8
Australian release; title on sleeve reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; thin, spineless picture sleeve.
A. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
AA. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
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(13) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
12" 1315-1-JD US Silvertone 1990 13
US sealed 12" release; Limited Edition Gold Vinyl; Title on sleeve reads "Fools Gold 9.53"; Sticker on front cover reads "Limited Edition Gold Vinyl 1315-1-JD"
A. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
B. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
"Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(14) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
12" ORET DJ 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 15
UK promotional red "A" label release; no picture sleeve. Label reads "Demonstration Record Not For Sale"
A."Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
B."Fools Gold 9.53"(9.53)
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(15) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
12" STONE ONE UK Silvertone 1990 18
Extremely rare promotional release; no picture sleeve or writing on label; Remix also appears on bootleg Compact Disc STONED IN WALSALL. This release may actually be a bootleg and not a promotional Silvertone release.

Side A:
"Fools Gold" (A Guy Called Gerald Remix)
Side B:
"Elephant Stone" (12" Mix) (4:48)
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(16) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CAS ORE C 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 3
UK cassette release in plastic case.
(click here for an image of the front cover)
1. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
2. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
3. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(17) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CAS 1315-4-JS US Silvertone 1990 4
US cassette release in cardboard slipcase.
1. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
2. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
3. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(18) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CD ORE CD 13 UK Silvertone 11/89 4
Title on front cover reads "What the World Is Waiting For"
1. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
2. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
3. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
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(19) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CD 1315-2-JDJ US Silvertone 1990 12
US promotional release in thick jewel box with front and back inserts; Title on front cover reads "Fools Gold 9.53"; insert caption reads "FOR PROMOTION ONLY"; CD caption reads "NOT FOR SALE"
1. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)
2. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
3. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
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(20) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CD ORE CD Z 13 UK Silvertone 5/92 14
Limited edition remix CD in plain black cardboard sleeve. Gold colored CD. Charted separately in 1992: Number 73 in UK charts.
(click here for an image of the CD and back cover)
1. "Fools Gold" (The Top Won Mix!) (10:03)
2. "Fools Gold" (The Bottom Won Mix!) (7:00)
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(21) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CD 18B2-103 Japan Alfa/Silvertone 1990 25
Japanese release with unique picture sleeve in thick jewel box; obi strip; Title on front cover reads "What the World Is Waiting For"; contains booklet with lyrics, photos and artwork.
(click here for an image of the front cover)
1. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
2. "Fools Gold"(4:15)
3. "She Bangs the Drums" (12" Mix) (3:43)
4. "Elephant Stone" (12" Mix) (4:48)
5. "Guernica"(4:23)
6. "Going Down"(2:46)
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(22) Format: Cat Num: Country: Label: Released: Value* :
CD ZD43322 Germany Silvertone 1990 5
German release; Title on cover reads "What the World Is Waiting For".
1. "Fools Gold 9.53"(9:53)
2. "What the World Is Waiting For"(3:55)
3. "Fools Gold 4.15"(4:15)



Also see Fools Gold '95 and Fools Gold '99



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