Chrome (8) ‎– 3rd From The Sun

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Noiseville ‎– Noiseville #76
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1 Firebomb 3:47
2 Future Ghosts 5:22
3 Armageddon 8:40
4 Heart Beat 5:17
5 Off The Line
Backing Vocals – Fabienne Shine
4:33
6 3rd From The Sun 4:46
7 Shadows Of A Thousand Years
Backing Vocals – Fabienne Shine
3:41

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LIMITED PRESSING OF 1000 copies.
Originally released in 1982. Recorded mostly live at Hyde Street. Mastered at A&M.

"Heart Beat" is mislabeled on the tracklist as "The Phantom Of Sanity." Tracks 5 and 7 are reversed on the tracklist.

made in u.s.a.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 634479535550
  • Matrix / Runout: WWW.ILOVEIMPRINT.COM 4732 + + GC07001
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L028
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1000
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DE SEC 777 Chrome (8) 3rd From The Sun(LP, Album) Siren Records (7) DE SEC 777 US 1982 Sell This Version
X 18, X·18 Chrome (8) 3rd From The Sun(LP, Album) Don't Fall Off The Mountain, Don't Fall Off The Mountain X 18, X·18 UK 1982 Sell This Version
58.005 Chrome (8) 3rd From The Sun(LP, Album) 4AD 58.005 Greece 1983 Sell This Version
CLP 2124 Chrome (8) 3rd From The Sun(LP, Album, RE, RP, Red) Cleopatra CLP 2124 US 2012 Sell This Version
LR318, LR318CD Chrome (8) Third From The Sun(LP, Comp, RM, 180 + CD, Comp, RM) Lilith, Lilith LR318, LR318CD Russia 2010 Sell This Version

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ckt1138

ckt1138

May 24, 2018
edited 11 months ago
This is my preferred release of 3rd From The Sun. The Cleopatra reissue from 2011 is fine, but uses some brickwall limiting, so it's missing some resolve and dynamism.
The incorrect information on the back and the different colored text is because the packaging is based off of the original USA Siren release, which inexplicably has incorrect titles and track ordering. My guess is that they were still figuring out the tracklist when Damon wrote the text onto the sleeve graphics,(Future Ghosts may have had a working title), and somehow it went out to people in that state.

The sound quality is great, no real flaws, thankfully. Of all of Chrome's albums, this one has been lucky enough to get good distribution and not have any awful versions.
Only complaint: The HUGE Noiseville logo is pretty ugly, and the on-disc graphic is vomitous....