Luna²* ‎– Lunapark

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Elektra ‎– 7559-61360-2
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1 Slide
Electric Guitar – Grasshopper (2)
4:20
2 Anesthesia 3:40
3 Slash Your Tires 4:46
4 Crazy People 3:35
5 Time 2:04
6 Smile
Backing Vocals – Sarah T. Walker
3:05
7 I Can't Wait 2:42
8 Hey Sister
Electric Guitar – Grasshopper (2)
3:41
9 I Want Everything
Electric Guitar – Grasshopper (2)Piano – Kramer (2)
4:25
10 Time To Quit
Electric Guitar – David Kleiler
3:04
11 Goodbye 2:25
12 We're Both Confused
Acoustic Guitar – Fred MaherOrgan [Hammond] – Kramer (2)
3:54

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℗ & © Elektra Entertainment.
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

Recorded and mixed at RPM Studios, NYC.
Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7559-61360-2 0
  • Price Code: France PM 833
  • Label Code: LC 0192
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9 61360-2 Luna²* Lunapark(CD, Album) Elektra 9 61360-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
none Luna²* Lunapark(Cass, Album, Promo) Elektra none US 1992 Sell This Version
9-61360-4, 4-61360 Luna²* Lunapark(Cass, Album, SR,) Elektra, Elektra 9-61360-4, 4-61360 US 1993 Sell This Version
9 61360-2, 61360-2 Luna²* Lunapark(CD, Album, RE) Elektra, Elektra 9 61360-2, 61360-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
WMC5-563 Luna (5) Lunapark(CD, Album) Elektra WMC5-563 Japan 1992 Sell This Version

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streetmouse

streetmouse

February 11, 2011
edited over 8 years ago

In 1991, after the end of Galaxie 500's US tour, Dean Wareham told his bandmates Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang that he was quitting the band. Dean then signed a demo deal with Elektra Records and recorded a number of tracks with Mercury Rev drummer Jimmy Chambers. Some of these recordings were later released on the "Anesthesia" single, by No.6 Records in the US, and Mint Tea in the UK under the name "Dean Wareham."

If Galaxie 500 were from a different part of this galaxy, then Luna were from a different region of the universe. Remember, “Today” was recorded, mixed, and ready to go for $750 ... and though the production and sound are light years ahead of where Galaxie 500 had been, Lunapark came in at an unexpected $100,000 ... and the band spent over six weeks in the studio working on the record, rather than the initial three days it took to put that wonderfully sleepy album “Today” to bed ... but then, Dean had learned a thing or two, and this was his project. The band began sliding more and more into the simple, yet complex drone and feedback that would become their hallmark, a sound that both reaches back to what the Velvet Underground were doing in the 60's, incorporating new steps, and fresh ears for the development of their slow driving sound.