Primal Scream

Screamadelica

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Primal Scream had been fragile, 60s obsessed  dreamers, influenced by Love and (particularly) The Byrds (85-87) but in 1989 they were NY Dolls leather-clad rockers with the odd Big Star slowie or Stonesy ballad thrown in for good measure. Then BANG acid house and ecstasy hit  and in the spirit of the day, Andy Weatherall took one of those Stones style heartbreakers and made the hit single "Loaded" . Indie-Dance was born, anyone remember?!But this LP is much, much bigger than that. It goes up, it comes down, and covers all the magic in between. There's blues, soul, gospel, house, dub and yes a beautiful Stonesy ballad ("Damaged"). No songs are fillers, it's a perfectly realised musical statement. With the Orb, Andy Weatherall and even the Stones'Jimmy Miller to help them, they created one of the best albums of the 90s that still resonates today. Higher than the sun.

STAFF COMMENTS

Martin says: Classic album, perfectly presented.

Patrick says: Not only do you get a defining moment in musical history, you get all the remixes, live versions and backstory to put the whole thing in context. Raver, do yourself a favour!

Andy says: First time on a cd-only box set for every single Screamadelica affiliated track. Lovely new booklet and a storming live set (which better illustrates the band's fusion of rock'n'roll and dance grooves) make this a brilliant collection.

TRACK LISTING

LP Tracklisting
Side A

1. Movin' On Up
2. Slip Inside This House
3. Don't Fight It, Feel It
Side B
1. Higher Than The Sun
2. Inner Flight
3. Come Together
Side C
1. Loaded
2. Damaged
3. I'm Comin' Down
Side D
1. Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)
2. Shine Like Stars

CD Tracklisting
Disc: 1

1. Movin' On Up
2. Slip Inside This House
3. Don't Fight It, Feel It
4. Higher Than The Sun
5. Inner Flight
6. Come Together
7. Loaded
8. Damaged
9. I'm Comin' Down
10. Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)
11. Shine Like Stars
Disc: 2
1. Movin' On Up
2. Stone My Soul
3. Carry Me Home
4. Screamadelica
Disc: 3
1. Loaded
2. Loaded 7"
3. Come Together
4. Come Together
5. Come Together
6. Come Together
7. Come Together
8. Higher Than The Sun
9. Higher Than The Sun
10. Higher Than The Sun
11. Don't Fight It
12. Don't Fight It
13. Don't Fight It
14. I'm Losing More (Than I'll Ever Have)
Disc: 4
1. Movin' On Up
2. Slip Inside This House
3. Don't Fight It, Feel It
4. I'm Losing More (Than I'll Ever Have)
5. Damaged
6. Screamadelica
7. Loaded
8. Come Together
9. Higher Than The Sun
10. Cold Turkey
11. No Fun

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