As One ‎– So Far (So Good)...Twelve Years Of Electronic Soul

Ubiquity ‎– URCD133
2 × CD, Compilation


1-1 Amalia 6:51
1-2 Isatai 5:03
1-3 Shambala 5:30
1-4 Meridian 10:24
1-5 Celestial Soul 7:26
1-6 We No Longer Understand 8:06
1-7 Theme From Op-Art 8:31
1-8 You Who Never Arrived 2:17
1-9 Return Of The Kingpin 7:19
1-10 Hyeres 5:22
2-1 Epic 13:08
2-2 Chiaro 5:36
2-3 Queen Constance 5:51
2-4 The Electric Hymn 6:02
2-5 Music Box 3:05
2-6 The Circle Suite 7:55
2-7 Reunion 5:43
2-8 Contours 6:25
2-9 If It Ain't Broke 8:36

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On rear:
Kirk Degiorgio Presents: As One

All tracks published by Bucks Music, except Amalia, Isatai, Shambala & Meridian published by Beechwood Music.

Graphic Design by Eric Crandell, thanks to Nathan Boone.

1-1 taken from Art1, 1992
1-2 taken from Art2.1, 1992
1-3, 1-4 taken from the LP Reflections, 1994
1-5, 1-6 taken from the LP Celestial Soul, 1995
1-7, 1-8, 1-9 taken from the LP The Art Of Prophecy, 1996
1-10, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4 taken from the LP In With Their Arps, And Moogs, And Jazz And Things, 1996
2-5, 2-6, 2-7 previously unreleased
2-8, 2-9 taken from the 21st Century Soul LP, 2001

On discs:
This Compilation (P) 2003 Ubiquity Recordings Inc.

On rear:
This compilation (P) Ubiquity Recordings Inc. Manufactured in the USA

Released in slim double jewel case

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 80661 11332 4
  • Barcode (String): 780661113324
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, CD2): IFPI LT05
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI A602
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI A603
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 6142 - URCD133D1 041103
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 6142 - URCD133D2 041103
  • Other (Mould, CD1, CD2): RAINBO CA


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March 2, 2004

As a retrospective of Kirk Degiorgio’s work as As One, <I>So Far (So Good)</I> stands head and shoulders above similar albums. First, there’s Degiorgio’s extraordinary range, from Detroit techno to electro to jazz to tech-house –- all of it chronologically charted over these two discs. Second, the album is made up mostly of unreleased tracks or tracks from long out-of-print albums (strangely, though, his jazzy work from <I>Planetary Folklore</I> isn’t represented here). The unreleased tracks tend towards the ambient side, which brings nice contrast to the more beat-heavy <I>21st Century Soul</I> tracks which close the album. Certainly a good place to start for those who want to discover the soul behind the machines.


October 14, 2003

This album doesn't just represent what was good about the work of Kirk DeGiorgio, but what is good in electronic soul as a whole. It ranges from really lush, chill out session type jams to all out, uplifting dancefloor cuts that could inspire any listener to get up and move something. I love this album. If you've never heard this man's work before, start here and work your way back - you will not be disappointed.