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Emperor Tomato Ketchup (album)

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Released  18 March 1996
Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1996)  Fluorescences (1996)
Release date  18 March 1996
Producer  John McEntire
Length  57:15
Artist  Stereolab
Label  Duophonic Records
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Recorded  Blackwing Studios, London Idful Music Corporation, Chicago
Genres  Post-rock, Alternative rock, Experimental pop
Similar  Stereolab albums, Post-rock albums

Stereolab emperor tomato ketchup full album


Emperor Tomato Ketchup is the fourth album by British avant-pop band Stereolab, released on 18 March 1996 in the United Kingdom and 9 April 1996 in the United States. At the time it was their greatest success to date both commercially and critically. Three singles were released from the album: "Cybele's Reverie", "Metronomic Underground" and "The Noise of Carpet". It takes its name from the 1971 Shuji Terayama-directed Japanese film Tomato Kecchappu Kôtei (Emperor Tomato Ketchup).

Contents

Stereolab emperor tomato ketchup


Legacy

Emperor Tomato Ketchup was ranked the 51st greatest album of the 1990s by Pitchfork Media, and went on to appear in numerous other decade-end lists. The album was also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Track listing

All tracks written by Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier, except where indicated.

Personnel

Emperor Tomato Ketchup was created by the following:

  • Lætitia Sadier – vocals, various instruments
  • Tim Gane – guitar, various keyboards
  • Andy Ramsay – drums, programming
  • Mary Hansen – guitar, vocals
  • Duncan Brown – bass guitar
  • Morgane Lhote – keyboards
  • Sean O'Hagan – string arranger, electric piano, organ, vibraphone
  • Marcus Holdaway – strings
  • Sally Herbert – strings
  • Mandy Drummond – strings
  • Meg Gates – strings
  • Ray Dickarty – alto saxophone
  • John McEntire – vibraphone, guitar, synthesizers, maracas, tambourine
  • Songs

    1Metronomic Underground7:55
    2Cybele's Reverie4:43
    3Percolator3:47

    References

    Emperor Tomato Ketchup (album) Wikipedia


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