De La Soul ‎– De La Soul Is Dead

Fnac Music ‎– 662111
CD, Album

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1 Intro
Written-By – C. Johns*, L. Farrow*
2 Oodles Of O's
Written-By – T. Waits*
3 Talkin' Bout Hey Love
Vocals – Ann Roberts, Tesha SillsWritten-By – C. Paul*, M. Broadnax*, S. Gainsbourg*, S. Wonder*
4 Pease Porridge
Featuring [Scheming Punk Pinocchio] – Bobby Simmons, Prince PaulVoice Actor [Fight Commentator] – Mikey Roads, Squirrel (10)Voice Actor [Frog] – Lisle LeeteVoice Actor [Gossip Gladiator] – Jennette (2), Lashawn (2)Voice Actor [Grandma Mase] – Squirrel (10)Voice Actor [Jabib] – JarobiWritten-By – A. Goodhart*, A. Hoffman*, B. Birthright*, H. Magidson*
5 Skit 1 0:25
6 Johnny's Dead AKA Vincent Mason (Live From The BK Lounge) 1:57
7 A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays" (UK Version)
Featuring, Written-By – Q-TipVocals [Disco Diva Singer] – Vinia MojicaVoice [WRMS Personality] – Russell SimmonsWritten-By – R. Mathews*
8 WRMS' Dedication To The Bitty
Written-By – J. Sample*
9 Bitties In The BK Lounge
Featuring – Almond JoyVoice [Bittie] – Almond Joy, Jenette*, Monique (5), Naima (3), Tonya (2)Voice [WRMS Personality] – Baby Chris*Written-By – K. Nix*, O.K. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
10 Skit 2 0:31
11 My Brother's A Basehead
Vocals [Gospel Singer] – Squirrel (10), Dove*Voice Actor [Preacher] – Squirrel (10)Written-By – C. Ballard, Jr.*, R. Krieger*
12 Let, Let Me In
Written-By – B. Birthright*, B. McCracken*, L. Fulson*
13 Afro Connections At A Hi 5 (In The Eyes Of The Hoodlum) 4:02
14 Rap De Rap Show
Voice [Promo Players] – Bobby Simmons, Chris Height, De La Soul, Divine Styler, Jungle Brothers, Kim Carter, Mike*, Prince Paul, Q-Tip
15 Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
Written-By – G. Clinton*, G. Cook*
16 Who Do U Worship?
Voice [Happy Pessimistic Nerdish Realist] – Ronald Chavalier
17 Skit 3 0:33
18 Kicked Out The House
Keyboards – Lisle Leete
19 Pass The Plugs
Written-By – W. Smith*, E. Wright*, J. Perry*
20 Not Over Till The Fat Lady Plays The Demo
Narrator [Slippery Tongue Petro Dialogue Narrator] – Dove*Performer [Scheming-type Theme Noise For The Fat Lady] – PosWritten-By – J. C. Vannier*, S. Gainsbourg*
21 Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) (US Version)
Written-By – G. Skinner*
22 WRMS: Cat's In Control
Voice [Sexy One-Night-Stand Radio Personality] – Cat Jackson
23 Skit 4 0:12
24 Shwingalokate
Written-By – G. Clinton*, K. McCord*, B. Nelson*
25 Fanatic Of The B Word
Voice [Zooted Vocal Intro] – Mike "Dreddy Bear" G.*Written-By – A. Titus*, D. Kinsey*, M. Jones*, R. Kinsey*
26 Keepin' The Faith
Written-By – B. Marley*, D. Webster*, M. Adams*, M. Hicks*, R. Turner*, R. Temperton*, S. Young*, S. Arrington*, T. Lockett*
27 Skit 5 0:32
28 Ring Ring Ring (UK Version)
Written-By – G. Skinner*

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℗ & © 1991 Tommy Boy Music, Inc.
Fabriqué en France

[Track#: Publisher]
1, 19: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/BMG Music (BMI)
2: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Fifth Floor Music (BMI)
3: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Jobete Music/Warner/Chappell (BMI)
4: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/EMI Music Publishing (BMI)
5, 6, 10, 13, 14, 16 to 18, 23, 27: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music (BMI)
7: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Rodney Mathews Music/Zomba Music Publishing (BMI)
8: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Four Knights Music, admin. by Music Corporation of America (BMI)
9: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Sugar Biscuit Music/EMI Music Publishing (BMI)
11: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Shapiro, Bernstein & Co./Doors Music Co. (BMI)
12: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Modern Music Pub. Co./Bug Music (BMI)
15: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Bridgeport Music, Inc. (BMI)
20: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Warner/Chappell (BMI)
21: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Curio Sound/Chelsea Music Publishing Co./Warner Bros.(BMI)
24: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Bridgeport Music, Inc./Duchess Music Corp./Perks Music (BMI)
25: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Ackee Music, Inc. (BMI)
26: Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Polygram International, Inc. o/b/o Bob Marley Music/Almo-Iring Music/Cotillion Music/Slave Song Music/It's Still Our Funk Music, admin. by Warner -Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

Issued in a standard jewel case with fold-out insert.

Track 3: "Talkin' Bout Hey Love" by Stevie Wonder, "Les Oubliettes" by Serge Gainsbourg
Track 4: "Pease Porridge" and "Finger Fun" by Rhythm & Rhyme, "Black Eyed Susan Brown" by Brother Bones
Track 7: "Evil Vibrations" by The Mighty Riders, "Grease" by Frankie Valli, "Saturday In The Park" by Chicago (2),
"Light My Fire" by Young Holt Unlimited
Track 8: "In All My Wildest Dreams" by Joe Sample
Track 9: "No Frills" by Taana Gardner, "It's Your Thing" by Lou Donaldson
Track 11: "Game Of Love" by Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders, "Stick Em" by Fat Boys
Track 12: "Tramp" by Lowell Fulson, "At My Front Door" by The El Dorados, "The Three Little Pigs" (Houghton-Mifflin)
Track 15: "I'll Stay" and "Mommy, What's A Funkadelic" by Funkadelic
Track 19: "Oops Here I Go Again" by Edna Wright
Track 20: "En Melody" by Serge Gainsbourg
Track 21: "Help Is On The Way" by The Whatnauts, "Pass The Peas" by The J.B.'s
Track 24: "Mr. Groove" by One Way, "Placebo Syndrome" by Parliament
Track 25: "Freedom" by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Track 26: "Could You Be Loved" by Bob Marley, "Sign Of The Times" by Bob James

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 3 383006 621118
  • Matrix / Runout: FNAC 662111 MPO 01 @
  • Distribution Code: WM 333
  • Rights Society: SACEM / SACD / SDRM / SGDL
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 60) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TBLP 1029, TB 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(LP, Album) Tommy Boy, Tommy Boy TBLP 1029, TB 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
TBCD 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album, Yel) Tommy Boy TBCD 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
MG 1373 De La Soul Is Dead (part 1)(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 1373 Poland 1991 Sell This Version
MRCD 3184, MRCD3184 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album) Mega Records, Mega Records, Tommy Boy MRCD 3184, MRCD3184 Denmark 1991 Sell This Version
492.054 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(LP, Album) Stiletto 492.054 Brazil 1991 Sell This Version



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August 25, 2014
It seems I have another version of the "Fnac Music" (French) edition of this, without the UK version of "Ring Ring Ring". I need to add it when I come across a scanner.