Plug ‎– Back On Time



Scar City
Feeling So Special
No Reality
Come On My Skeleton
A Quick Plug
Mind Bending
Back On Time
Yes Man
Drum N Bass
Flight 78

Versions (7)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ZEN 177 Plug Back On Time(2xLP, Album) Ninja Tune ZEN 177 UK 2012 Sell This Version
BRC-314 Plug Back On Time(CD, Album) BEAT Records BRC-314 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
ZENCD177P Plug Back On Time(CD, Album, Promo) Ninja Tune ZENCD177P UK 2011 Sell This Version
ZENDNL177B Plug Back On Time(11xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Ninja Tune ZENDNL177B UK 2012
ZENDNL177 Plug Back On Time(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Ninja Tune ZENDNL177 UK 2012
ZEN 177X Plug Back On Time(2xLP, Album + 12", Ltd) Ninja Tune ZEN 177X UK 2012 Sell This Version
ZENCD177 Plug Back On Time(CD, Album) Ninja Tune ZENCD177 UK 2012 Sell This Version


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June 29, 2013
edited over 3 years ago
referencing Back On Time, 2xLP, Album, ZEN 177

Essential. Everything I like about Luke's music is here in full effect: nostalgic sounds taken to new futures, witty and humorous as all hell. This is music made with love. Come On My Skeleton is devastating. I'd nut a 7 minute VIP to death.


November 30, 2012
referencing Back On Time, CD, Album, ZENCD177

Luke Vibert returns to his old Plug mantle for another album of crazed breaks. BACK ON TIME show a little more of Vibert's electro leanings, particularly on the opener, "Scar City." Both that track and "Feeling So Special" have a soul sample as their centerpiece, but this changes with the tougher "No Reality," which still manages to stay light with its high tinkling tones and sitar flavor. The sitar returns for "A Quick Plug," a quasi-psychedelic trip, and he brings the acid house to "Mind Bending." A little hint of Vibert's easy listening fetish creeps into the title track, mixed, as always, with hip-hop. Meanwhile, "Yes Man" manages to mix in a little bit of sadness with its breaks, while "Drum N Bass" lives up to its name. And how can you not love the sample that says, "Disco Airlines, Flight 78" on top of a mellow track to lead us out. Vibert is always right on time.


May 10, 2012
referencing Back On Time, 12xFile, MP3, Album, 320, ZENDNL177
It is speculated that the track 12 Get Out My Face which was packed with the Z177 download is actually Citizen Tinnitus because Get Out My Face on the Run 12" has a longer track length and sound completely different (vocals etc).


March 26, 2012
referencing Back On Time, 2xLP, Album, ZEN 177
Far superior to the first Plug album in pretty much every way. It takes what was good on the first record, refines it and makes it a far more presentable and more interesting release. There are some good tracks on the original record but most were over-long and outstayed their welcome due to a lack of progression, here is not the case. Vibert fans should snatch this up immediately! The female vocal sample on 'Come on my Skeleton' is orgasmic btw, and the bells! My god the bells.


March 20, 2012
referencing Back On Time, 2xLP, Album, ZEN 177
This album is exceptional. It has been battering my ear drums since being loaded onto my mp3 player a couple of weeks back. All tunes are superb...a jazz tinged, beat laden, sample fest of mentality. What's not to like. Stand out tracks for me are Run, Drum and Bass, Get out of my Face and Come on my Skeleton.
On first hearing i thought that Back on Time was too similar to Drum'n'Bass for Papa, however upon repeat listens I realise that although it comes from the same mould (obviously), it can stand its ground.
Excellent stuff. Let's hope that Mr Vibert discovers some more DATs with Plug scrawled onto them.


February 7, 2012
edited over 4 years ago
referencing Back On Time, CD, Album, BRC-314

"Drum'n'Bass For Papa" is the temple, "Back On Time" is only a shade of the classic! This album sounds like following Wagon Christ's release......


February 3, 2012
referencing Back On Time, 2xLP, Album, ZEN 177
that is exceptional luke is back