Lemon Jelly ‎– Lemonjelly.ky

XL Recordings ‎– IFXLCD 139, Impotent Fury ‎– IFXLCD 139
CD, Compilation, Tri-Fold Cardboard Sleeve

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1 In The Bath
Vocals – Tricia PankWritten-By – Kaempfert*, Deakin*, Rehbein*, Franglen*
2 Nervous Tension
Written-By – Deakin*, Wood*, Franglen*, Reveen, Paxton*
3 A Tune For Jack
Written-By – Deakin*, Jimmy Webb, Franglen*
4 His Majesty King Raam
Vocals – David AshfordWritten-By – DeVita*, Streisand*, Deakin*, David*, Shaper*, Mancini*, Bricusse*, Franglen*, Williams*
5 The Staunton Lick
Bass – Guy PrattFlugelhorn – Steve SidwellGuitar – John ThemisWritten-By – Deakin*, Franglen*
6 Homage To Patagonia
Vocals – Earl Robinson (6)Written-By – Deakin*, Franglen*
7 Kneel Before Your God
Written-By – Deakin*, Franglen*
8 Page One
Vocals – John HallamWritten-By – Deakin*, Franglen*
9 Come
Guitar, Mandolin – John Paul JonesWritten-By – Hall*Written-By [Additional Elements] – Deakin*, Franglen*

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Text from the sticker on front cover:
"PLEASE NOTE: This album is a compilation of all three Lemon Jelly EPs released so far. If you already own these EPs there is no reason for you to buy this product."

'In The Bath' contains elements from 'Tahitian Sunset' performed by Bert Kaempfert.
'Nervous Tension' contains elements from 'Dance Till Your Shoes Fall Off Your Feet' and 'The Last Thing On My Mind' performed by Nana Mouskouri and 'Relax With Reveen'.
'A Tune For Jack' contains elements from 'Wichita Lineman' performed by Johnny Pearson for Sounds Orchestral and 'My Baby' performed by Ken Nordine and The Fred Katz Group.
'His Majesty King Raam' contains elements from 'Evergreen', 'Two For The Road', 'Softly As I Leave You' and 'The Greatest Gift' performed by Henry Mancini And His Orchestra.
'The Staunton Lick' contains element from 'Basic Plucking Of The Ballad Lick' from 'Teach Yourself Folk Guitar'.
'Come' contains elements from 'You' performed by Lani Hall and 'Country & Blues Harmonica For The Musically Hopeless' performed by Jon Gindick.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LR61
  • Matrix / Runout: [MPO Swirl] ■ IFXLCD139 ■ 4203
  • Barcode (Sticker): 6 34904 01392 9

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
IFXLLP 139 Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.ky(2xLP, Comp, Ltd) XL Recordings, Impotent Fury IFXLLP 139 UK 2000 Sell This Version
IFXLDA139 Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.ky(9xFile, MP3, Album, Comp, 320) XL Recordings IFXLDA139 UK 2000
SRCP 365 Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.ky(CD, Comp, Tri) XL Recordings SRCP 365 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
IFXLCD139 Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.ky(CD, Comp, Tri) XL Recordings, Impotent Fury IFXLCD139 UK 2000 Sell This Version
XLCD 139 PR Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.ky(CD, Comp, Promo) XL Recordings, Impotent Fury XLCD 139 PR UK 2000 Sell This Version


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November 1, 2016
I agree, £426.27 is taking the piss... no way is it worth that much.


March 28, 2015
Loved this album since day one. It's truly a work of Art.


March 3, 2007
edited over 11 years ago

Not everything that shines is gold. Sometimes it's shite :o( Well, to be honest it’s not fair to diss this triple EP-compilation without good reason. Firstly, there's obviously talented musicians behind, secondly, they have lots of ideas, and, thirdly, there’s an untouchable feel-good vibe to this album which cannot be ignored. Unfortunately, that very vibe is what is killing this album for me. There is NOTHING here to provoke a reaction or offend anyone. It’s chocolate with marmalade on sweet rye bread garnished with childish-happy samples and a this-is-modern jazzy approach I sense is aimed directly at the nouveau electronica followers: I’m in with the modern too! It leaves me utterly unimpressed and bored, though. And Air French Band has long since done this in a far more interesting manner. IMHO.

But the cover artwork is gold!


September 25, 2004
edited over 14 years ago

Lemon Jelly’s debut, .KY (actually a compilation of their first 3 EPs), is a full hour of fun, feel-good downtempo: think a slightly more organic Bent. They have a penchant for silly samples and bucolic melodies that make listening a real treat. Though the first two track slide down without much of a fight, “A Tune for Jack” really kicks things into high gear. A delicate and buoyant track, it swing and jives with all the charm of an old-fashioned radio. “His Majesty King Raum” is like a royal lullaby, while “The Staunton Lick” is a lesson in folk songs and grooves at the same time. “Homage to Patagonia” goes from calm to frenzied (although it seems to cut off oddly at the end); “Page One” is a slow-building track, slowly adding elements until it explodes (quite nicely) into a house-tempo kick drum. And finally, “Come,” is relaxation at its finest, a magical combination of elements (bass, piano line, guitar, short vocal sample) that sing sweetly together -- not to mention some of the best use of harmonica I've heard in a long whime. A solid collection all the way.


January 7, 2003

One of my very favorite albums of all time. Cheeky, quirky, sweet, yet somehow still totally authentic & sincere. Happy toe-tapping smile-making music with a great groove & rich thick production. A must-have.