Chrome (8) ‎– Alien Soundtracks

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Siren Records (7) ‎– DE21-22 SEC-L
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A1 Chromosome Damage
Written-By – Edge*, Creed*
3:42
A2 The Monitors
Written-By – Edge*, Creed*
2:23
A3 All Data Lost
Written-By – Edge*, Creed*
3:22
A4 SS Cygni
Written-By – Edge*, Creed*
3:38
A5 Nova Feedback
Written-By – Edge*, Spain*, Lambdin*
5:58
B1 Pigmies In Zee Park
Guitar – Damon EdgeWritten-By – Edge*, Creed*
6:07
B2 Slip It To The Android
Lead Vocals – Damon EdgeWritten-By – Edge*, Spain*, Lambdin*
4:01
B3 Pharoah Chromium
Guitar [Backing] – Michael LoweLead Vocals – Damon EdgeWritten-By – Edge*, Spain*, Lambdin*
3:28
B4 ST37
Electric Guitar, Synthesizer [Moog], Lead Vocals – Gary SpainWritten-By – Edge*, Spain*, Creed*, Lambdin*
2:12
B5 Magnetic Dwarf Reptile
Flute – Amy JamesWritten-By – Edge*, Spain*, Creed*, Lambdin*
3:30

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Notes

Recorded at Alamar Studios, San Francisco.
Mastered at CBS Studios, San Francisco.
Star chart data supplied by Doctor Jerry Nelson, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories.

Special thanks to Mimi Tierney, Richard Harrison, Zoey Lehr, The Mitchell Bros., Ken Armstrong, George Horn, Vicki Nelson, Steve Pacheco, Amy James for flute on Magnetic Dwarf Reptile and to Michael Lowe for backing guitar on Pharoah Chromium.

All songs Chrome Music (ASCAP)
Siren Records ℗ 1977 ©

Includes printed inner sleeve and one insert.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A etched): DE 2100 SEC
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B etched): DE 2200 SEC

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
T&GLP#57C Chrome (8) Alien Soundtracks(Cass) Touch And Go T&GLP#57C US 1990 Sell This Version
EX 16 Chrome (8) Alien Soundtracks(LP, RE) Expanded Music EX 16 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
LR314, LR314CD Chrome (8) Alien Soundtracks(LP, Comp, RM, 180 + CD, Comp, RM) Lilith, Lilith LR314, LR314CD Russia 2010 Sell This Version
CLP 2075 Chrome (8) Alien Soundtracks(LP, RE) Cleopatra CLP 2075 US 2020 Sell This Version
ST -7- Chrome (8) Alien Soundtracks(LP, Album, Cle) Dossier ST -7- Germany 1989 Sell This Version

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homefromtheforest

homefromtheforest

August 26, 2020
My copy has white labels with black text. Which came first??
DaygloShadows

DaygloShadows

February 21, 2020
Hello friends. Anyone have a stray original Pat Stevens insert they’d be willing to sell me? Message me if so, please!
sklerici

sklerici

December 1, 2019
edited about 1 year ago
In '77 they just decided to show us the future and they did it. In 2020 only 1620 Discogs listeners got this absolute masterwork in their collections. It's a big problem, but more than this, that's the sign of how culturally disturbing the early Chrome records remain after all this time
stevesiret

stevesiret

March 19, 2019
Does anyone know how many copies approx were printed of the first run on Siren of Alien Soundtracks - I can't seem to find any info on this
davidshawss1978

davidshawss1978

August 13, 2018
This record cuts a swath through a lot of punk, proto punk, psych or what ever category you can think of. A truly original record that stands along side other Simply Saucer's Cyborgs revisited and Les Rallizes Dénudés Mizutani as three of the defining "rock" of the mid 70s. Highly recommended to connoisseurs of second wave psychedelia.
westoftheskies

westoftheskies

April 23, 2017
edited over 4 years ago

A record beyond genres. Well loved in experimental music circles, it is maybe still unheard by many psych heads. One of the most LSD soaked records I know, also one of the most deranged ones, but still amazingly enjoyable. Helios Creed's psyched out guitar playing combined with the weirdness around it invent a world of its own like a bunch of guys living in a parallel world in a city backyard, producing homemade acid and recording their visions. A really strange trip with one of the most fitting titles and covers ever preparing for the music within, not to be taken lightly.