Country: UK & Europe
Style: Techno, Downtempo, Ambient
Format: MP3 FLAC MP2 APE AU ADX RA ASF TTA
FLAC size: 1396 mb | MP3 size: 1274 mb | WMA size: 1157 mb
Lifeforms is the second studio album by British electronica group The Future Sound of London. The album was released on 23 May 1994 by Virgin Records and later by Astralwerks. With time, it has become their best-known album and is considered to be an important and influential classic of avant-garde electronic music
Lifeforms (CD, Maxi, Mixed). Lifeforms" was one of the more percussive numbers on FSOL's ambient album masterpiece of the same name. Here, the basic idea of the song is expounded upon to create seven individuals parts, or songs. Part 3 is the album version, and the only other song that even sounds remotely like the original is part 5. Every other part is an individual creation. Part 1 is an abstract intro that introduces several melodies that we'll hear later in the album including a hauntingly gorgeous vocal from Cocteau Twin's Elizabeth Fraser.
FSOL created this around the same time as they were finishing Tales of Ephidrina, and the more complex, ambient direction they were taking resulted in Lifeforms. The artwork also progressed from previous works, with soon to be familiar images of the "Witch Girl" Sheuneen Ta, and the "Spike" computer model-sometimes referred to as the Electronic Brain-appearing in the artwork for. the first time. The album was certified silver (over 60,000 units sold) by British Phonographic Industry (BPI).
Lifeforms – Heavyweight Vinyl Reissue. 180g reissue of the seminal 1994 double album by The Future Sound of London. LIFEFORMS is considered to be a pioneering and influential classic electronic album – originally reaching No. 6 in the UK top 40 album chart. The package also includes a download code redeemable from Virgin Records.
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Lifeforms is the second single from The Future Sound of London's 1994 Lifeforms (disc 1) album. The Scottish singer Elizabeth Fraser does the vocals for the single. The single is a good example of how FSOL change the tracks in singles so dramatically, examples of this can be heard above. The track "Life Form Ends" from the album can be heard here, mixed a bit, as Path 5. Crew Vocals by Elizabeth Fraser. Written by The Future Sound Of London and Elizabeth Fraser. Tablatronics by Talvin Singh
|1||Lifeforms (Path 1)||4:43|
|2||Lifeforms (Path 2)||6:49|
|3||Lifeforms (Path 3)||5:24|
|4||Lifeforms (Path 4)||9:03|
|5||Lifeforms (Path 5)||6:02|
|6||Lifeforms (Path 6)||2:48|
|7||Lifeforms (Path 7)||4:02|
- Recorded At – September Sound
- Published By – Sony Music Publishing
- Published By – Monumentum Music Ltd.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
- Manufactured By – Disque Americ
- Recorded At – Earthbeat Studios
- Recorded At – September Sound
- Artwork [For Ebv] – Buggy G Riphead*
- Engineer – Yage
- Percussion [Tablatronics] – Talvin Singh
- Producer – The Future Sound Of London
- Vocals – Elizabeth Fraser
- Written-By – Elizabeth Fraser, The Future Sound Of London
NotesRecorded at Earthbeat Studios and September Sound, London.
Published by Sony Music Publishing / Momentum Music Ltd. Elizabeth Fraser appears courtesy of Capitol Records.
The copyright in this recording is owned by Virgin Records Ltd.
℗ & © 1994 Virgin Records Ltd.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 724389237210
- Matrix / Runout: 0GRRE<011>V29373
|7243 8 92373 2 0, VSCDT 1484, vscdt 1484||FSOL*||Lifeforms (CD, EP, Mixed)||Virgin, Virgin, Virgin||7243 8 92373 2 0, VSCDT 1484, vscdt 1484||UK & Europe||1994|
|VSP 1484, 7243 8 92377 0 2||FSOL*||Lifeforms (7", Single, Pic)||Virgin, Virgin||VSP 1484, 7243 8 92377 0 2||UK||1994|
|VSCDXJ 1484||The Future Sound Of London||Lifeforms (CD, Maxi, Promo)||Virgin||VSCDXJ 1484||UK||1994|
|VSC 1484, 7243 8 92377 4 0||The Future Sound Of London||Lifeforms (Cass, Maxi)||Virgin, Virgin||VSC 1484, 7243 8 92377 4 0||UK||1994|
|ASW 6114-2||FSOL*||Lifeforms (CD, Single, Mixed, RP)||Astralwerks||ASW 6114-2||US||1995|