The Cross Worldwide Rarities

The list below was taken from Record Collector issue 246, published in February 2000, and is a guide to The Cross's top 20 worldwide rarities. All values quoted are for the items in mint condition and are given in pounds stirling. Since publication, values are likely to have risen, and the top rarities may also have changed.

 

Format Summary:
Demo / Promotional Items - 8; Standard CD P/S - 7; Standard 7" P/S - 1; Standard 12" P/S - 3; Withdrawn items - 1

Country Summary:
Germany - 7; Japan - 5; UK - 3; France - 2; Canada - 1; Switzerland - 1; USA - 1

Year Summary:
1990 - 10; 1988 - 4; 1991 - 4; 1987 - 2



1. Final Destination / Penetration Guru
(EMI 1574297, France, promo 7", P/S, 1990) - 800 +

2. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(EMI CD P519002, UK, promo box, with 4-track CD, booklet, video, photos and sticker, 1990) - 400

3. Life Changes (Single) / Put It All Down To Love / Life Changes (Album) / Heartland
(EMI 1C 56020 4547 2, Germany, withdrawn CD in jewel case, P/S, 1991) - 200

4. New Dark Ages / Ain't Put Nothin' Down / Man On Fire (Live)
(EMI 1C 060 20 4437 6, Germany, 12" P/S, 1991) - 175

5. Final Destination / Penetration Guru / Man On Fire (Live)
(EMI CD P560 14 7529 2, Germany, 3 track CD, jewel case, P/S, 1990) - 150

6. Liar (Extended) / Liar (Single) / In Charge Of My Heart (12")
(EMI CD P560 14 7516 2, Germany, 3 track CD, jewel case, P/S, 1990) - 150

7. Liar (Extended) / Liar (Single) / In Charge Of My Heart (12")
(EMI 1C 060 1475 16 2, Germany, 12" P/S, 1990) - 150

8. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(EMI TOCP 6262, Japan, CD, booklet with P/S and OBI, sample copy, 1990) - 125

9. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(EMI CDP 519 002, Germany, 4-track promo CD in jewel case, P/S, 1990) - 125

10. Heaven For Everyone / Love On A Tightrope / Cowboys And Indians
(Virgin VJD 12009, Japan, 3-track 3"CD, long-box, 1988) - 100

11. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(Capitol C2 93924, Canada, CD, 1990) - 100

12. Cowboys And Indians (Edit) / Cowboys And Indians (Album)
(Virgin CDEP 10, UK, promo CD, plain stickered card P/S, 1987) - 80

13. Cowboys And Indians / Love Lies Bleeding
(Virgin VJS 7003, Japan, 7", unique P/S, 1987) - 75

14. Blue Rock
(EMI TOCP 6914, Japan, CD, booklet and back cover, with OBI, sample cover, 1991) - 75

15. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(EMI CDPCS 7342, UK, CD, 1990) - 70

16. Shove It
(Virgin VJD 32008, Japan, with booklet, back cover and OBI, sample copy, 1988) - 60

17. Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know
(EMI 7 93924 2, Switzerland, CD, 1990) - 60

18. Heaven For Everyone (Freddie) / Heaven For Everyone (Roger)
(Virgin 609 898, US, 12", gold border P/S, 1988) - 60

19. Heaven For Everyone
(Virgin SA 1222, France, 7" 1-sided promo in Virgin company sleeve, 1988) - 50

20. New Dark Ages
(EMI 1C 560 2 044372, Germany, CD jewel case P/S, 1991) - 40