The Future Sound Of London ‎– Dead Cities

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Electronic Brain Violence ‎– CDV2814, Electronic Brain Violence ‎– 7243 8 42068 2 6, Virgin ‎– CDV2814, Virgin ‎– 7243 8 42068 2 6
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1 Herd Killing
Performer [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – Run DMC*Written By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – J.Simmons/D.McDaniels/J.MizellWritten-By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – D.McDaniels*, J.Mizell*, J.Simmons*
2:36
2 Dead Cities
Voice [Outro Poetry] – Dick Verbatim
6:36
3 Her Face Forms In Summertime 5:39
4 We Have Explosive
Performer [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – Run DMC*Written By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – J.Simmons/D.McDaniels/J.MizellWritten-By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – D.McDaniels*, J.Mizell*, J.Simmons*
6:19
5 Everyone In The World Is Doing Something Without Me
Performer [Intro Breath Environment] – Craig ArmstrongRecorded By [Pig - Recorded And Rendered By] – YageVocals [Vocal By] – Cobain*Voice [Layered Voices Sampled From An Improvisation By] – Rebecca Caine
4:10
6 My Kingdom
Drums – Richie Thomas 'Caught With The Dat Running'*Performer [Guitar Sample Swapped With] – Ozric TentaclesVoice [Voice Sample Sung By] – Mary HopkinWritten-By [Flute Sample] – Ennio MorriconeWritten-By [Voice Sample] – Vangelis
5:46
7 Max
Alto Saxophone [Alto-Sax Sample] – Richie Thomas*Piano, Written-By – Max RichterRecorded By [Child's Voice Recorded By] – The Bloke's A Nutter
2:49
8 Antique Toy 5:43
9 Quagmire / In A State Of Permanent Abyss
Sounds [Original Samples Collected And Collated By] – Baker St. Mythology
6:57
10 Glass
Performer – Max Richter
5:38
11 Yage
Flute [Moroccan Flue By] – YagePerformer ['Some Weird Greek Instrument No One Can Remember The Name Of Apart From The Greeks Who Are In Greece' - Played By] – Byron ConTechnician ['Regurgitated Bits'] – Leon MarWritten-By ['Jane Jane'] – Riz Maslen
7:32
12 Vit Drowning / Through Your Gills I Breathe 5:32
13.1 First Death In The Family
Recorded By, Performer [Performed By] – B*
2:18
13.2 Dead Cities Re-prise
Recorded By – Simon WellsWhistle [Mouth Whistle By] – Inert Armchair
1:28

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Credits

  • Artwork [Choked Up / Sunshine And Brick-Image]Riphead*
  • Artwork [Choked Up / Sunshine And Brick-Text]Cobain*
  • Artwork [Dead Cities-Human Computer Manipulation]B Dougans*
  • Artwork [Dead Cities-Overall Image Construction]Cobain*
  • Artwork [Liquide / Dead Cities Logo]B Dougans*
  • Artwork [Praying Hands / Ecuador / Dead Cities Graffiti / Eggs]Buggy G. Riphead
  • Artwork [Spike And Dome / Old Woman / Herd Killing-Art]Riphead*
  • Artwork [Spike And Dome / Old Woman / Herd Killing-Concept]Riphead*, Electronic Brain Violence
  • Artwork [Spike Modelling]Olaf Wendt
  • Engineer [Engineered By]Yage
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-City Ruins Photography]Riphead*
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-Human Photography]Andrea Giacobbe
  • Songwriter [Tracks Written By], Producer [Produced By]The Future Sound Of London

Notes

1 + 4 'We have explosive' and Herd Killing mix
Guitar stab, wah guitar and vocal yell sourced from Run DMC - LP Tougher Than Leather [...] courtesy of Profile Records Inc., and Protoons Inc.
'We have explosive' vocal - B's processing tools
2 outro poetry from 'dead cities' [...]
5 'Everyone in the world is doing something without me' vocal by Cobain from 'I need re-calibrate' recorded at The Womb - London
Intro Breath environment sourced from an orchestral re-working of Eggshell by Craig Armstrong
Pig - recorded and rendered at the electronic farm - Norfolk - [...] on an 'Always' working vacation
6 Guitar sample swapped for cubase with Ozric Tentacles - Taken from Pungent Effulgent
Flute sample -sourced from Once Upon a Time In America [...] courtesy of General music/Warner Chappell Music Ltd.
Published by C.Hapax Int. Pictures BV/Warner Chappell Music Ltd.
Voice sample -from Rachel's song [...] from the film soundtrack Bladerunner - [...] courtesy of Warner Records/EMI United Partnership
7 Child's voice recorded 'Outside of the web' at Little Venice [...]
Piano fed through the machines - restructured and recollaged from midi-files written by Max Richter
Alto-Sax sample mechanically removed from a day's recording of Richie Thomas
9 Quagmire environment 'He thinks he's very funny' sourced from 'Childhood memories of Pin' from the Philip Pin archives courtesy PA PIN
10 'In a State of Permanent Abyss' environment from a lost recording of Max Richter's 'Ripple'
Girl crying in the park unknown - Hyde Park June 96
11 moroccan flute [...] recorded at sordid accomodation - London - 1989
'Jane Jane' sourced from shrine [...] 1983
13 Recorded and performed on an unscheduled Baker St-Dollis Hill day trip [...]
14 Mouth whistle by inert armchair sampling from The Best Selling Show laughter – 'honey sunshine' from a hi-8 'putts goes to Sri Lanka'
Dead Cities re-prise recorded [...] at Headstone Lane from Snuff recordings, 'The Disappearance of Troy Motherwell'

Recorded at Earthbeat Studios, London '96
All tracks published by Sony Music Publishing
℗1996 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1996 Virgin Records Ltd.
Printed in UK
Made in the UK

Track 13 lasts for 4:45 and contains a hidden track
Packaging: standard jewel case with 12 page booklet

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24384 20682 6
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV04
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2549
  • Matrix / Runout: ['ims Manufacturing' Logo] www.imsgroup.it 8420682
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Label Code: LC3098
  • Other (French distribution code 'F: '): PM538
  • Other (Catalog number 'UK: '): CDV2814

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6 The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6 UK & Europe 1996 Sell This Version
DPRO 1376 Future Sound Of London* Dead Cities(CD, Album, Promo) Virgin Music Canada DPRO 1376 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
7243 8 42068 2 6 The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin Music Canada, Electronic Brain Violence 7243 8 42068 2 6 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
DE 3794 The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities(CD, Album, Promo) Delabel DE 3794 France 1996 Sell This Version
CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6 The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities(CD, Album, Unofficial) Virgin (2), Virgin (2), Electronic Brain Violence (2), Electronic Brain Violence (2) CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6 Unknown Sell This Version

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