Lionrock ‎– Carnival

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Tracklist

Are You Willing To Testify ? 5:40
The Guide 6:57
As Dawn Approaches 6:47
The Prankster's Mardi Gras 5:33

Versions (9)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
74321 16486 1 Lionrock Carnival(12", Single) Deconstruction 74321 16486 1 UK 1993 Sell This Version
DTR 1062 Lionrock Carnival(12") Downtown (3) DTR 1062 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
DTR 1062 Lionrock Carnival(12") Downtown (3) DTR 1062 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
74321 16612 1 Lionrock Carnival(12", Maxi) Deconstruction 74321 16612 1 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
LION 3 Lionrock Carnival(12", Single, Promo) Deconstruction LION 3 UK 1993 Sell This Version
LION 4 Lionrock Carnival(12", Single, Promo) Deconstruction LION 4 UK 1993 Sell This Version
74321 16612 2 Lionrock Carnival(CD, Maxi) Deconstruction 74321 16612 2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
74321 16486 2 Lionrock Carnival(CD, Single) Deconstruction, Pandephonium 74321 16486 2 UK & France 1993 Sell This Version
74321 16486 4 Lionrock Carnival(Cass, Single) Deconstruction 74321 16486 4 UK 1993 Sell This Version

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602426

602426

October 13, 2019
referencing Carnival, 12", Single, Promo, LION 4
B1 Are you willing to testify, has a small typo (willing tp testify).
brady

brady

March 23, 2018
referencing Carnival, 12", Single, 74321 16486 1
the vocal "are you willing to testify" is taken from MC5 - Ramblin' Rose (1969)
dreammessenger

dreammessenger

March 31, 2010
referencing Carnival, 12", DTR 1062
Can someone explain the Carnival listed in the title? Does anyone know?
Thanks in advance.
memepool

memepool

July 19, 2006
edited over 15 years ago
referencing Carnival, 12", Single, 74321 16486 1
I first heard Slam play this track at the Sub club in Glasgow. The heat is like a wall coming in from the freezing wet Scottish winter. The soundsystem hits you in a maelstrom of percussive incisions.
then out of nowhere blairing sirens and a screaming preacher comes on like nothing short of the bomb squad, ripping through the sea of nutters stripped to the waste on the dancefloor, the ceiling drips sweat...

"The time has come for each and every one of you to decide if you're a part of the problem... or a part of the solution...are you ready to testify?

steel_life

steel_life

July 19, 2004
edited over 17 years ago
referencing Carnival, CD, Single, 74321 16486 2
The best thing about this whole EP lies in the very clever usage of the MC5 sample on "Are You Willin To Testify", the track itself is nothing remarkable, but this speech inserted on the drop-out adds everything it needs in order to be unforgettable when heard in the right occasions (for me itw as back in 93 in one of my 1st rave experiences):
“Brothers and sisters, the time has come for each and every one of you to decide whether you are gonna be the problem, or whether you are gonna be the solution. You must choose, brothers, you must choose. It takes five seconds, five seconds of decision. Five seconds to realize your purpose here on the planet. It takes five seconds to realize that it’s time to move. It’s time to get down with it. Brothers, it’s time to testify and I want to know: Are you ready to testify?”