BT ‎– ESCM

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Perfecto ‎– 9 46799-2, Kinetic Records ‎– 9 46799-2, Reprise Records ‎– 9 46799-2
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CD, Album
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1 Firewater
Recorded By, Arranged By [Strings] – Simon HaleVoice [Part I] – T.H. CulhaneVoice [Part III] – BT
8:45
2 Orbitus Teranium 8:08
3 Flaming June
Producer [Additional], Remix – BT, Paul van Dyk
8:36
4 Lullaby For Gaia
Engineer – Jason CorsaroVocals – Jan JohnstonWritten-By – BT, J. Johnston*
5:21
5 Memories In A Sea Of Forgetfulness
Mixed By – BT, Steven BarkanWritten-By – BT, T.H. Culhane
7:40
6 Solar Plexus
Bass, Guitar, Drums, Vocals – BTMixed By – BT, Jason Corsaro
4:13
7 Nectar
Bass, Vocoder – B. Transeau*
5:55
8 Remember
Flamenco Guitar – Vinnie Reilly*Producer, Engineer – BTRecorded By, Arranged By [Strings] – Simon HaleVocals – Jan JohnstonWritten-By – J. Johnston*
8:00
9 Love, Peace And Grease 3:52
10.1 Content 8:50
10.2 Flaming June (Reprise) 1:11

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Notes

The US release of this album contains the "BT Puma Fila Edit" of "Love, Peace And Grease", which is shorter than the version on the UK album. On this US release Lullaby For Gaia is track 4, while the UK version features The Road To Lostwithiel as track 4.

Track 10 also contains an excerpt from "Flaming June (Simon Hale's Orchestrata)" as a hidden track.
"Content" actually ends at 8:50 and "Flaming June" starts at 9:50.

Release comes with an 8 panel booklet.

© ℗ 1997 Warner Music UK Ltd.

Notes from the booklet:
This album was mixed on Mackie 32 by 8, and Yamaha Pro-Mix 02's. Sequenced by BT and Andy Gray on Protools with some plug-ins you won't be hearing for years. All strings recorded and arranged by Simon Hale.

Actual track durations (given above) differ slightly from what's printed on release.

Some copies of this release were distributed as Promo. They come with stamped text on the front cover:
"For promotional use only. Sale or other transfer is prohibited. Must be returned on demand of recording company."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 9362-46799-2 9
  • Barcode (Scanned): 093624679929
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): wea mfg. OLYPHANT X3213 1 46799-2 RE-1 01 M1S3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): X3213 1 46799-2 RE-1 01 M1S4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): X3213 1 46799-2 RE-1 01 M1S8
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L902
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U21
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U3Y
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 2U4T
  • Matrix / Runout (Variants 4, 5): [wea mfg. OLYPHANT logo] X3213 1 46799-2 RE-1 01 M1S1
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 4, 5): ifpi L902
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 2U3G
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 2U4D

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
3984-20065-2 BT ESCM(CD, Album) Perfecto 3984-20065-2 UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
3984-20065-4 BT ESCM(Cass, Album) Perfecto 3984-20065-4 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PROP260, 3984-20065-2 BT E.S.C.M.(CD, Promo, CD ) Perfecto, Perfecto PROP260, 3984-20065-2 UK 1997 Sell This Version
3984-20934-1 BT ESCM(2xLP) Perfecto 3984-20934-1 UK 1997 Sell This Version
none BT ESCM(Cass, Promo) Perfecto none UK 1997 Sell This Version

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kentandrew

kentandrew

September 12, 2006
edited over 10 years ago

I bought the album for Flaming June and Remember. Flaming June is crisp, clear, and mistakeless. Remember has vocals that are charming, but with excessive flair by Jan Johnston. Bad vocalists are easy to catch because of the way they are always flat or never on time in catching up with the melody. Content, however is the hidden gem on this album, not because it is produced perfectly or because it is eccentric, but because it reveals BT's capabilities without him showing off or adjusting to the norm. The classical background is blatantly evident in the progression of piano chords, and his learning of digital music production is just right as he shows only what he has learned. Flaming June does too much by being a perfect dream trance tune while being forced into a mediocre jungle track. Remember is quite memorable, but once you see the music video that is on the EP, it will make you gag. He is head over heels for mainstream success.
swk24

swk24

August 20, 2004
edited over 12 years ago
Superb, so superb. From the opening sweep of "Firewater", which see-saws from king-sized breakbeats into acoustic guitar strummings and violins, to the punch of "Content", a charging rhythm wrapped around a heady piano hook, this disc bristles with imagination and musical boldness. BT's production is among the most impeccable I've ever heard; this album is a crystal-clear trip that brims with emotion. I was just moved to tears when I first heard it, not knowing that music could paint such vivid, epic scenery. Although not all the ideas here have aged well, his impeccable production skill carries the album. I know that's a bit like loving the meal because it was served on a pretty plate, but the fact remains that this is one of the albums I'll take to my grave.