Arling & Cameron ‎– We Are A&C

Emperor Norton ‎– EMN 7043-2
CD, Album

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1 5th Dimension 3:57
2 B.B. Electro 3:31
3 Up
Vocals – Leona Philippo
4 We Are A&C
Vocals – AC/3D*
5 Dirty Robot
Backing Vocals – Olga JankovskiVocals – AC/3D*, Francoise Cactus*
6 Freedom, Right Now!
Vocals – Agi
7 Coconut Conga 3:11
8 Can You Pah-Pah? 4:40
9 Born In June
Steel Guitar – Jaap Van BeusekomVocals – Leona Philippo
10 Love & Understanding
Vocals – Pamelia Kurstin
11 Ocean Drive
Drums – Bennie TopFlugelhorn – David RockefellerRecorded By [Flugelhorn] – Ferdinand Bakker, Kim Haworth
12 Sunday
Drums – Harry ArlingFlute – Ferdinand BakkerVocals – Fay Lovsky, Maurits Musch
13 Multiplication Blues 3:58
14 Don't You Fuck
Vocals – Agi

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Programmed & pre-produced at Studio A, Groningen & Studio C, Amsterdam.
Additional recording at Park Studios Amsterdam and Zownd studio Amsterdam.

Barcode printed on full CD size paper OBI strip

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: RPP-CA CR50233 WE ARE A & C EMN7043 13196-1
  • Barcode (Printed): 6 07217-7043-2 7
  • Barcode (Scanned): 0607217704327

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PIASN 100 CD, 944.0100.020 Arling & Cameron We Are A&C(CD) [PIAS] Recordings, Emperor Norton PIASN 100 CD, 944.0100.020 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version
334492 Arling & Cameron We Are A&C(CD, Album) Emperor Norton, Festival Mushroom Records 334492 Australia & New Zealand 2001 Sell This Version
EMN 7043-1 Arling & Cameron We Are A&C(2xLP) Emperor Norton EMN 7043-1 US 2001 Sell This Version
EMN 7043 Arling & Cameron We Are A&C(CD, Album, Promo) Emperor Norton EMN 7043 US 2001 Sell This Version



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July 31, 2008

Arling & Cameron excel at putting the "pop" into electro-pop, and their 2nd album, _We Are A&C_ displays this perfectly. The album starts out ridiculously peppy, from the strings and horns that sing out halfway through "5th Dimension" to the acid and scratching of "B. B. Electro," there’s an undeniable current of fun here. They’re not afraid of mocking themselves in the title track—"Two fruits from a musical tree." Sure, if you say so. The funky tropicalia of "Coconut Conga" gives a sly nod to Senor Coconut’s own digital reinterpretations, and "Can You Pah-Pah?" is deliriously perky. "Born in June" takes the tempo down several notches to a soft R&B vibe, while “Love & Understanding” swoons with cheeky romance. If Italian jazz is more your thing, then jump to "Ocean Drive," a cruise down the Malfi coast, and "Sunday" is just as warm and sunny. The Delta blues of "Multiplications Blues" or the punk attitude of “Don’t You Fuck” show a whole new side to A&C.