Amnesia ‎– Hysteria

BCM Records ‎– BCM 33185, BCM Records ‎– 33185
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Hysteria 5:08
A2 Again 4:14
A3 Acid Science 4:40
A4 Ibiza 3:35
B1 It's A Dream 6:08
B2 Celcius (37°, 38°, 39°...) 3:15
B3 Boys From London 4:36
B4 Ecstasy 4:55

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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 005924 331851
  • Label Code: LC 8116
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DMC - 5828 A 1/12 - 88
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DMC - 5828 B 1/12 - 88
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Rights Society: BIEM

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DILP 3625 Amnesia Hysteria(LP, Album) Indisc DILP 3625 Belgium 1988 Sell This Version
50185 Amnesia Hysteria(CD, Album) BCM Records 50185 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1989 Sell This Version
BCM 60185 Amnesia Hysteria(Cass, Album) BCM Records BCM 60185 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1989 Sell This Version
DIMC 3625 Amnesia Hysteria(Cass, Album) Indisc DIMC 3625 Belgium 1988 Sell This Version
OMC 1180, OMC-1.180 Amnesia Ibiza(Cass, Album) Open Records, Open Records OMC 1180, OMC-1.180 Spain 1989 Sell This Version


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March 8, 2018
One of my favorite newbeat-albums. Does anyone know which drummachine was used on this album ?


July 28, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

Not Electro, not EBM, not Acid, not House, but a bit of all of those and more: This is one of the first true Techno full length albums with a distinctive European sound. Of course, this has to be called a typical New Beat release, but it only shows how New Beat was an important predecessor for the european sort of Techno, Trance and Hardcore.
All of these styles can be recognized in Amnesia's slightly acidic, dark and powerful synths, which are allowed to shine on this album, also because none of the few vocal samples is ever repeated too often (my favourite vocal: "it's a dream" with strong accent belge on "it's" :). Many vocal samples were not looped, but repeatedly spoken, as evident in the track Acid Science.
The singles Ibiza and It's A Dream are highlights on the album, though the track which brings the extra rush for me is Boys From London. How could they make their synthies sound that melancholy?