Slacker ‎– Scared

XL Recordings ‎– XLT 84
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM

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  • Barcode: 607618108465

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
LOAD 43 Slacker Scared(12") Loaded Records LOAD 43 UK 1996 Sell This Version
664379 2 Slacker Scared(CD, Maxi) S3, Sony Music Entertainment (Australia) Limited 664379 2 Australia 1997 Sell This Version
MDJ 76 Slacker Scared(12") Made In DJ MDJ 76 Spain 1997 Sell This Version
edel0063555CLU, 0063555CLU Slacker Scared(Minimax, Maxi) Club Tools, Club Tools edel0063555CLU, 0063555CLU Germany 1996 Sell This Version
0063550CLU Slacker Scared(12") Club Tools 0063550CLU Germany 1996 Sell This Version


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July 19, 2018
A proper legend. R.I.P Shem. This track holds so many great memories for me. This and Your Face.


May 21, 2018
One of the best electronic producers and full on nice guy. RIP Slacker Shem. I cried when you left us. XX


July 27, 2014
Girl Vocal Sample is from a 1966 spoken word album called LSD which is a collection of interviews etc with people like Timothy Leary and users of LSD. Also used on Porcupine Tree's "Voyage 34" (phase II)


December 8, 2009

The Lonely Traveller Mix is the one to head straight to here. It build with those classic Slacker beat and twangy bass with eerie vocal samples scattered across the top, then i ncomes the infamous "NOW DANCE...UNTIL THE END" sample, after that, its full on hedonistic pleasure as that beautiful breakdown creeps in. I remember hearing this on the Alex P & Brandon Block essential mix on Radio 1 from January 1997. It was a track that just stopped me in my tracks, i had to find out what it was.

I recently dug it out, t still holds up today in terms of production quality, its very tight. I would like to know if the vocal snipetts were samples from something, they sound like they are.

Overall, a top tune, definately worthy of classic status, i'm amazed no one has sampled that breakdown aswell. Very dark, but very beautiful.