The Gentle People ‎– Soundtracks For Living

Rephlex ‎– cat045cd
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1 Intro 0:27
2 The Soundtrack Of Life 2:53
3 Journey
Vocals [Extra Vocals] – Lady Pleiades
4 World Of Love
Vocals [Extra Vocals] – Lady PleiadesVocals [Sexy Vocal] – Charlie (21)
5 Laurie's Theme 3:34
6 Emotion Heater 8:57
7 Dream 3:30
8 Travel Bug 8:09
9 Le Tunnel De L'Amour 4:45
10 Stay 2:30
11 A Close Encounter 4:34
12 Tiki Mix
Words By, Vocals – Harmony Angel
13 Relaxation Central
Drums [Brushwork] – Paul Hookham
14 Journey (Reprise) 2:52
15 Outro 2:41

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℗&© 1997 Rephlex
Made in the UK and distributed by RTM

The Japanese text on the front cover, back inlay, spine and disc is the album title rendered phonetically in katakana characters ("saundotorakkusu foh ribingu").

Track 12 "Tiki Mix" is a bonus track not included on the original 1996 Japanese CD version.

Jewel case with pink tray.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 027238 004520
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5027238004520
  • Matrix / Runout: MADE IN U.K. BY PDO CAT045CD 10442381 01 %
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L132
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0463
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0464
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0466

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAT 045 LP The Gentle People Soundtracks For Living(2xLP, Album) Rephlex CAT 045 LP UK 1997 Sell This Version
CAT 045 MC The Gentle People Soundtracks For Living(Cass, Album) Rephlex CAT 045 MC UK 1997 Sell This Version
TFCK-87539 The Gentle People Soundtracks For Living(CD, Album) Toy's Factory TFCK-87539 Japan 1996 Sell This Version


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March 1, 2006
edited over 12 years ago

Well good introduction review to this album.
First of all, since 5-6 years in music shops I see compilations covers like with a fireplace people with from 60's fashion exc...but inside the compilations there are the artists like (tosca, kruder & dormiester, Thievery Corporation exc...)
these are all downbeat artist not lounge or easy listening!!!
But I don't actually mention Ennio Morricone or Piero Umiliani exc... Because if you buy one of these artists' album one track is alright (mellow and gentle but the others are all the similar tracks...:(
The Gentle People album is totally different then my mentions on top. It starts mellow and gentle but also dubby sounds makes you drift from pink clouds to another with a fluffy light attidude. And on the other hand
as into electronic music from ambient to speedcore since 1985; Aphex Twin's remix to ''journey'' has always been my all time favourite!!!
Check it out after that album, you'll love it


May 24, 2004

Perhaps an odd release for the Rephlex label, but Rephlex has always prided itself on its oddness. The Gentle People’s debut, <I>Soundtracks for Living</I> take the lounge scene and run away with it entirely. Blissful and heavenly, there’s not one note out of place, not one sound to cause any undue alarm. Instead, it’s the grooviest melodies and rhythms this side of Burt Bacharach. The first half of the album is packed full of champagne bubbles: “The Soundtrack of Life,” “Journey,” and “World of Love” go straight to your head. “Emotion Heater” is a longer track, compounding the happiness. The second half of the album sometimes drifts a little too far into the ether, but it’s maintains the same vibe. Self-consciously campy, full of life and naugahyde, make The Gentle People’s <I>Soundtracks for Living</I> your own.