UNKLEPsyence Fiction

Label:Mo Wax – MW085
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Genre:Hip Hop
Style:Trip Hop, Downtempo


A1Guns Blazing (Drums Of Death Part 1)
FeaturingKool G Rap
A2UNKLE Main Theme
FeaturingAlice Temple
B2Lonely Soul
FeaturingRichard Ashcroft
B3Getting Ahead In The Lucrative Field Of Artist Management
C1Nursery Rhyme
FeaturingBadly Drawn Boy
C3Celestial Annihilation
C4The Knock (Drums Of Death Part 2)
FeaturingMike D
FeaturingAtlantique (2)
D2Rabbit In Your Headlights
FeaturingThom Yorke
D3Outro (Mandatory)

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There was also a limited edition with a hard cardboard gatefold sleeve, booklet picture inserts. Catalog number MW085S.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM / MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped Etchings): DFI-98 6 MW 085 AI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped Etchings): DFI-98 6 MW 085 BI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C Stamped Etchings): DFI-98 6 MW 085 CI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D Stamped Etchings): DFI-98 6 MW 085 DI
  • Barcode (Text): 0 731454 097017
  • Barcode (String): 0731454097017

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Psyence Fiction (CD, Album)Mo Wax, London Records, Mo Wax, London Records314-540-970-2, 314 540 970-2, 314-540 970-2US1998
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Psyence Fiction (CD, Album, Limited Edition)Mo Wax, Mo WaxMW085 CDS, MW085CDSUK1998
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Psyence Fiction (CD, Album)Mo Wax, A&M RecordsMW085CDX, 541 048-2UK1998
Psyence Fiction (CD, Album, Digisleeve)Mo WaxMW085CDUK1998
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Psyence Fiction (CD, Album, Limited Edition)Mo Wax540-999-2Australasia1998



  • singlewood's avatar
    Anyone know if there are any vinyl releases of this album that contain the hidden "Intro" track that was on some versions of the CD? Not really a song so much as a series of samples blended together showing Shadow's influences. YouTube link:
    • familymandunn's avatar
      Best album ever made. No exaggeration. The quality reflects the effort that went into it. Heard it in 1998 when it came out and still to this day haven't heard anything better. I can't imagine how difficult this was to make given they used the best and different person for each accompaniment on each track. Thom York, DJ Shadow, Mike D, Kool G Rap, London Symphony Orchestra and the list goes on. If you include all the samples used, it goes on forever. I've never heard an album do so many different genre's of music in one album and have each of the tracks be essentially the best I've ever heard for that genre. If you ever opened an album and wanted to be surprised and entertained by each track. This is it.
      • goanoah's avatar
        When this LP came out it took my town by storm. I personally feel that this is one of the most progressive and innovative ideas ever to come out of Lavelle's and Shadow's studios. The collaborative ideas present are really very innovative, however, as The Reverend has put it, some of the pairings are a little off. I think there tends to be truth in that statement. The kind of aural nomenclature DJ Shadow likes to use doesn't mix as effectively with some of the artists, but overall this album, which to me is more of an experiment, works to the larger extent. Did the experiment warrant more hypotheses? Who can tell? Just slow down for the rabbit in your headlights.
        • rev.robert's avatar
          i was rather disappointed w/ this. i think all the Shadow tracks are great, but some of the pairings (Mike D., Badly Drawn Boy) were pretty 1/2 assed.



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