Underworld To Perform Dubnobasswithmyheadman

The classic is also getting a super deluxe 5CD reissue

Underworld To Perform Dubnobasswithmyheadman

The classic is also getting a super deluxe 5CD reissue

Time flies. I spotted another flippin' snow white hair on my head about half an hour ago, and now I discover Underworld's 'Dubnobasswithmyheadman' came out 20 years ago. Jesus.

For those of you too young to remember, Underworld's first proper album (they'd been a terrible no mark indie band before the whizzkid Darren Emerson joined) was something of a game changer. Along with classic LPs from Orbital, The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy and Leftfield, it ushered in the age of stadium techno, laying to rest any lingering doubts that dance music couldn't work as a cohesive album sound.

Now, 20 years on, the album is getting the full super deluxe remastered reissue treatment, coming out on a whole range of formats, from double LP to Blu Ray to 5xCD box set. The bands Rick Smith has been hard at work on the remaster, revisting the original MIDI files that made the record, and discovering a wealth of unheard material in the process. The new tracklisting pans out as follows:

Original album tracklisting:

1.DARK & LONG

2.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU

3.SURFBOY

4.SPOONMAN

5.TONGUE

6.DIRTY EPIC

7.COWGIRL

8.RIVER OF BASS

9.M.E

 

Extra disc tracklistings:

Deluxe CD2:

1. ECLIPSE

2. REZ

3. DIRTY

4.DARK & LONG (DARK TRAIN)

5.SPIKEE

6. CONCORD (3 Comp75 id9 A1771 Aug 93A)

7. CAN YOU FEEL ME? (from A4796)

8.BIRDSTAR (A1558 Nov 92B.1)

 

Super Deluxe CD2 Singles 1991 - 1994

1.THE HUMP (WILD BEAST)

2.ECLIPSE (released as Lemon Interrupt)

3. REZ

4. DIRTY (released as Lemon Interrupt)

5.DIRTYGUITAR

6.DARK & LONG (HALL'S EDIT)

7.DARK & LONG (DARK TRAIN)

8.SPIKEE

 

Super Deluxe CD3 Remixes 1992 - 1994

1.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU (JAM SCRAPER)

2.COWGIRL (IRISH PUB IN KYOTO MIX)

3.DARK & LONG (MOST 'OSPITABLE MIX)

4.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU (TELEGRAPH 16.11.92)

5. DARK & LONG (BURTS MIX)

6.DOGMAN GO WOOF

7. DARK & LONG (THING IN A BOOK MIX)

 

Super Deluxe CD4 Previously Unreleased Recordings 1991 - 1993

1.CONCORD (3 Comp75 id9 A1771 Aug 93A)

2.DARK & LONG(1struffid3A15512)

3.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU (A1765 Sky Version id4. Harmone6 COMP43)

4.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU (After sky id6 1551 2)

5.CAN YOU FEEL ME? (from A4796)

6. BIRDSTAR (A1558 Nov 92B.1)

7.DIRTY EPIC (Dirty Ambi Piano A1764 Oct 91)

8.SPOONMAN (version1 A1559 Nov92)

9.ORGAN (Eclipse version from A4796)

10.COWGIRL(AltCowgirlC69MixfromA1564)

 

CD5 Live Jam Kyme Road (Previously Unreleased Live Rehearsal at Lemonworld Studio, 1993)

1.MMM...SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU

2.IMPROV 1

3.BIGMOUTH

4.IMPROV 2

5.BIG MEAT SHOW

6.IMPROV 3

7.SPOONMAN

 

To coincide with the re-release of 'Dubnobasswithmyheadman', Underworld will play the album in full at a one-off show at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 11th October 2014 - whether the long absent Emerson will be rejoining the Karl Hyde and Rick Smith for the show remains to be seen. Tickets go on sale from July 2nd, available from the Underworld website.

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