Negativland ‎– Escape From Noise

SST Records ‎– SST 133, Seeland ‎– 006
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Announcement 1:51
A2 Quiet Please
Guitar [Doublespeed Disco Guitars] – Henry KaiserSounds [Orchestra Hits], Percussion [E-cussion] – Rand WeatherwaxTape [Voice Tapes] – Das
A3 Michael Jackson
Drums [Urban Drum], Violin [Halfspeed] – Fred FrithKeyboards [Optigon], Tape [Voice Tapes] – Steve Fisk
A4 Escape From Noise 2:36
A5 The Playboy Channel
Bass [Jazz], Sounds [Jimi Hendrix], Percussion [E-cussion], Saxophone, Noises – Mark MothersbaughSounds [Toilet Flushing] – Jello Biafra
A6 Stress In Marriage 1:35
A7 Nesbitt's Lime Soda Song 3:08
A8 Over The Hiccups
Vocals [Singing] – Louisa Michaels
A9 Sycamore
Sounds [Helicopter] – Ian Allen
A10 Car Bomb
Loops [Rhythm Loop] – Ian AllenSounds [Bomb Parts] – Phil Freihofner
B1 Methods Of Torture
Guitar [Torture Guitars] – Tom Herman
B2 Yellow Black And Rectangular 2:14
B3 Backstage Pass
Percussion, Sounds [Processed Animals] – Mickey HartSounds [Mouth Sounds], Chimes – Jerry GarciaTape [Voice Tape] – Tera Freedman*
B4 Christianity Is Stupid
Noises [Metal Noises] – Alexander HackeVoice [Larynx] – Rev. Ivan Stang*
B5 Time Zones
Bells [Bell] – Ian Allen
B6 You Don't Even Live Here
Noises [Leaf Blower] – Rob WortmanVocals [Hoots], Noises [Clanging] – The ResidentsVocals [Wordless] – Dina Emerson
B7 The Way Of It 1:12
B8 Endscape 0:37

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"A New Album From...Negativland."
℗ 1987 by SST Records
© 1987 by Cesstone Music (BMI)

Recorded at our home (R.I.P. IHS) and other people's homes 1983 through 1987. Thanks to Crosley and everyone who helped out after the fire. Special thanks to C. Elliot Friday and the Universal Media Netweb.

Side A: 21:07
Side B: 21:16

Jello Biafra c/o Dead Kennedys
Das c/o Big City Orchestra
Jerry Garcia c/o Grateful Dead
Alexander Hacke c/o Einsturzende Neubauten
Mickey Hart c/o Grateful Dead
Tom Herman c/o Tripod Jimmie
Louisa Michaels c/o Step One Nursery School Singing
Mark Mothersbaugh c/o Devo
Rev. Ivan Stang c/o The Church of the SubGenius
Rand Weatherwax c/o CBS
Rob Wortman c/o Kingshouse

With 20-page booklet and Car Bomb bumper sticker.

On record faces and back cover: Track A1 is not numbered; Tracks A2 to B8 are numbered 1 to 17.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 18861-0133-1 2
  • Barcode (String): 018861013312
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): (T) SST 113 A1 BREAK THIS RECORD SEELAND 006 L-27393
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): (T) SST 113 B1 "A STAGGERING SUCCESS STORY" SEELAND 006 L-27393-X
  • Rights Society: BMI

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SST CD 133 Negativland Escape From Noise(CD, Album) SST Records SST CD 133 US 1987 Sell This Version
SST 133, Seeland 006 Negativland Escape From Noise(LP, Album, RP) SST Records, Seeland SST 133, Seeland 006 US Unknown Sell This Version
30041 Negativland Escape From Noise(LP, Album) Penguin 30041 Greece 1987 Sell This Version
RecRec 17 Negativland Escape From Noise(LP, Album) RecRec Music RecRec 17 Switzerland 1987 Sell This Version
SEELAND 006 CD Negativland Escape From Noise(CD, Album, RE) Seeland SEELAND 006 CD US 1999 Sell This Version