Aphex Twin ‎– Selected Ambient Works Volume II

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All of the CD releases are missing track 19, which is available on the vinyl, cassette and 2017 digital releases, and on the compilation Excursions In Ambience (The Third Dimension). The Sire CD releases are missing track 4.

Tracklist

Untitled 7:28
Untitled 6:34
Untitled 7:44
Untitled 4:40
Untitled 8:51
Untitled 3:31
Untitled 8:51
Untitled 5:08
Untitled 6:55
Untitled 9:58
Untitled 7:18
Untitled 2:40
Blue Calx 7:20
Untitled 8:00
Untitled 5:34
Untitled 4:46
Untitled 2:05
Untitled 7:17
Untitled 5:58
Untitled 4:15
Untitled 7:10
Untitled 7:30
Untitled 11:27
Untitled 5:40

Versions (36)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Warp Records WARPCD21 UK 1994 Sell This Version
9 45482-2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 9 45482-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
RTD 126.1670.2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Warp Records, Rough Trade RTD 126.1670.2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
678.0021.23, WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) PIAS Benelux, Warp Records 678.0021.23, WARPCD21 Benelux 1994 Sell This Version
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Warp Records WARPCD21 UK 1994 Sell This Version
2-45482-A Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, Promo) Sire 2-45482-A US 1994 Sell This Version
WARPMC21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCass, Album) Warp Records WARPMC21 UK 1994 Sell This Version
4-45482 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCass, Album, Pro) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 4-45482 US 1994 Sell This Version
WARPLP21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album) Warp Records WARPLP21 UK 1994 Sell This Version
WARP LP 21 LTD Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, Ltd, Bro) Warp Records WARP LP 21 LTD UK 1994 Sell This Version
WARPLP21LTD Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, Bro) Warp Records WARPLP21LTD UK 1994 Sell This Version
WARPLP21LTD Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, Bro) Warp Records WARPLP21LTD UK 1994 Sell This Version
WARP LP 21 / WARP LP 20 Aphex Twin / Kenny Larkin Aphex Twin / Kenny Larkin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, MP, Bro) Warp Records WARP LP 21 / WARP LP 20 UK 1994 Sell This Version
WPCR-10324/25 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Sire WPCR-10324/25 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
DR-99165-6 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, Unofficial) Diamond Records (5) DR-99165-6 Russia 1999 Sell This Version
9 45482-2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, Unofficial) Sire (2), Warner Bros. Records (2) 9 45482-2 Russia 2001 Sell This Version
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(24xFile, FLAC, Album) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2004
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(24xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2004
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(24xFile, WAV, Album) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2004
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RP) Warp Records WARPCD21 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
if11 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, RE) 1972 if11 US 2012 Sell This Version
WARPCDD 21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(24xFile, AIFF, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCDD 21 UK 2017
WARPCDD 21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(24xFile, ALAC, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCDD 21 UK 2017
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(26xFile, FLAC, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2017
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(26xFile, MP3, Album, RE, 320) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2017
WARPCDD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(26xFile, WAV, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCDD21 UK 2017
BRC-554 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album) Warp Records, Beat Records BRC-554 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCD21 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
iF11 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(3xLP, Album, RE) 1972 iF11 US 2017 Sell This Version
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCD21 UK Unknown Sell This Version
WARPCD21 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RE) Warp Records WARPCD21 UK Unknown Sell This Version
9 45482-2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RE) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 9 45482-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
9 45482-2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RE, RP) Sire, Warner Bros. Records 9 45482-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
RTD 126.1670.2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RP) Warp Records, Rough Trade RTD 126.1670.2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
RTD 126.1670.2 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, RP) Warp Records, Rough Trade RTD 126.1670.2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
none Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II(2xCD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Aphex Twin) none Russia Unknown Sell This Version

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nickdawg

nickdawg

November 5, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, if11

All I've got to say is....there's a reason why the original press sells for over $100.

Surface noise literally from start to end. Best track (by FAR) on the album completely omitted from the repress. Flimsy packaging. The list goes on and on.

1972 pressings belong at charity shops beside musty herb alpert and barbara streisand albums.
Pedro71

Pedro71

September 27, 2017
edited about 1 month ago
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, if11
I found the following comment on the Warp Facebook page regarding this release. Clearly it's not a bootleg or unlicensed, it's just licensed for US & Canada:
'I work for Revolver USA, the distributor for the LP reissue - to be clear, the label only has the rights for the USA and Canada. And to be equally clear, this title is not a bootleg or a fake'.
Booj1Boy

Booj1Boy

August 2, 2017
edited 3 months ago
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 2xCD, Album, WARPCD21
Rich says there aren't any plans for vinyl, but Track 19 aka Stone In Focus has been uploaded to the digital store!
BassBytesRecords

BassBytesRecords

August 1, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, iF11
Come on Warp, give us a repress and make us very happy.
sdwilson

sdwilson

July 17, 2017
edited 4 months ago
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, iF11

Brilliant album (obviously) but in regards to pressing quality it is not as bad as people make it out to be but it's not exactly good either. The sound is clean BUT some detail is lost and the midrange is way to high which means you can only play it at a modest volume that said if you have a decent equaliser you can sort this out. It's nice to have it on vinyl so buy it if you want it, it's not awful, however for clarity I'd go for the CD plus it's easier to relax to a CD isn't it? I guess some people feel cheated because it has been said the vinyl was pressed from CD although there is no actual proof to back that up.
Jarren

Jarren

July 11, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, iF11
Still no Stone In Focus, so it's the same CD rip then?
Whooshki

Whooshki

July 10, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 2xCD, Album, WARPCD21
It's either extremely beautiful and relaxing, or spooky and eerie as shit, there's no inbetween. They all help me sleep at night, though. Just shows how many different musical pieces Richard can come up with. Ambient music is just so, so good. One of my favorite albums so far, Tracks #8, #9, #15, #16 and Stone in Focus are very pleasant.
soyaboy

soyaboy

July 10, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, iF11
Even taking in to consideration the missing "stone in focus" and "hankie", this is still a great addition to your collection. This is not unofficial as tagged but fully licensed from Sire records who have distribution rights in the US. No issues with sound quality on my copy.
relaxing

relaxing

May 6, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, if11
A/B'd this with my CD copy and it sounds fine. Not going to say it sounds better, but... there's nothing obviously wrong. I'm gonna guess the people complaining either got bad pressings, or they forgot how much distortion and high end rolloff there is in the original material.
AskeladdenBlack

AskeladdenBlack

May 6, 2017
referencing Selected Ambient Works Volume II, 3xLP, Album, RE, if11
Just went to try to re-listen to this 1972 re-issue and after 4 minutes I took it off again and nearly threw it in the bin, that is how bad it sounds. I hate CD's but I am going to get the cd because this pressing is worthless. Don't waste your money, Warp will hopefully repress this soon. The 1972 version is terrible.