Carl Craig ‎– More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art

Planet E ‎– PE65232
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1 ES.30 2:26
2 Televised Green Smoke 6:15
3 Goodbye World 3:32
4 Alien Talk 0:31
5 Red Lights 7:39
6 Dreamland 6:05
7 Butterfly 7:30
8 Act 2 0:29
9 Dominas 7:03
10 At Les 6:09
11 Suspiria 4:05
12 As Time Goes By (Sitting Under A Tree)
Written-By – C. Craig*, S. Gregory*
13 Attitude
Written-By – N. Daniel*
14 Frustration
Producer – Derrick MayWritten-By – C. Craig*, D. May*
15 Food And Art (In The Spirit Of Revolution) 6:23
16 Untitled 0:34

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This is the American release of More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art with the same songs. This version has track 16 which simply is the closing vocals found on track 15 from the SSR version.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 54091 5232 2 0
  • Matrix / Runout: L803 3514 PE65232 J90511-01 A
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2F63

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PE 65232 Carl Craig More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art(2xLP, Album) Planet E PE 65232 US 1997 Sell This Version
PLE65370-2 Carl Craig More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art(CD, Album, RE, RM) Planet E PLE65370-2 UK, Europe & US 2014 Sell This Version
PE 65232 CD Carl Craig More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art(15xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Planet E PE 65232 CD US Unknown
PE65232 Carl Craig More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art(CD, Album) Planet E PE65232 US 1997 Sell This Version
PLE653702JP, PE65370-2 Carl Craig More Songs About Food And Revolutionary Art(CD, Album, RE, RM) Planet E, Planet E PLE653702JP, PE65370-2 Japan 2015 Sell This Version


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May 28, 2012

This is what I had to say about it in 2001: Generally recognized as C2's 5-star album, although I think it stumbles a couple of times. It is Detroit techno and it isn't. Future R&B, deep house, and even scat color the mix. The elements that make the Innerzone Orchestra album falter are thankfully absent, and the album's high points—such as the Derrick May collaboration "Frustration"—are well worth the wait. I just wish Craig would relax a little. He tries too hard to be provocative, and ends up sounding pretentious.

November 14, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
When I first heard Televised Green Smoke in '96, '97...I knew I was deprived of something that was lost a long time this time, for many reasons Detroit techno/electronica was something that was overshadowed by all the hype from the current growing trends of electronic music ...unfortunetly still to this day, many Americans themselves are uneducated about the history and future of the Detroit culture, and how important it is.

In my opinion, I think this album was one of the few major releases that marked the begining of the Detroit Techno revival...although there is hardly any actual blatant "techno" on here, the album still carries the essense of it through the production...this sound was still
new to a lot of people...this was an album that needed to be made.

There's a darkness and sadness that swirls through tracks like "Frustration", "Goodbye World", "Red Lights"...probably among the most visual and emotional tracks I have heard to date...there are also lighter moments to balance it all out: "Dominias", "Dreamland", and "Televised Green Smoke"...the album as a whole made a very important statement at the time...listen all the way towards the hidden track to get the entire picture.



August 18, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

Carl Craig's music has a very bluesy feel to it. It shows mechanical coldness whilst maintaining soul and humanity within. At first, one will experience an ickyness to the material which comes from the sound of the synthesizers, but televised green smoke will entrap the heart. The last few songs and some of the strange fillers will disappoint many, but the main tracks are sheer beauty. Dreamland, Butterflies, At les, AND Dominas are similar, interconnectable, and subtly, astonishingly, adorable. Lyrics in those songs would have been better than an acapella at the end.