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Londinium (album)

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Released  23 September 1996
Londinium (1996)  Take My Head (1999)
Release date  20 May 1996
Length  60:38
Artist  Archive
Label  Island Records
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Producer  Archive, Pete Barraclough
Genres  Trip hop, Electronic music, Alternative hip hop
Similar  Archive albums, Trip hop albums

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Londinium is the debut album by London-based trip hop band Archive. The title is taken from the Roman name for London. Roya Arab is the principal vocalist throughout the album, and Rosko John provides rapping. "Skyscraper" uses a sample from "Mmm Skyscraper... I Love You" by Underworld. In addition, Karl Hyde, from Underworld, plays bass on the track "Headspace". "Londinium" was remixed by Kevin Shields and released as a 12″.

Contents

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Track listing

  1. "Old Artist" – 4:04
  2. "All Time" – 3:51
  3. "So Few Words" – 6:12
  4. "Headspace" * – 4:13
  5. "Darkroom" – 4:31
  6. "Londinium" – 5:19
  7. "Man Made" – 4:37
  8. "Nothing Else" – 4:37
  9. "Skyscraper" – 4:24
  10. "Parvaneh (Butterfly)" – 3:50
  11. "Beautiful World" – 6:36
  12. "Organ Song" – 2:23
  13. "Last Five" – 5:49

The album contains a hidden track, which begins about 39 seconds after the end of "Last Five"; it runs 1:24, while the actual song "Last Five" runs 3:47.

Personnel

  • Artwork By [Cd Design & Tray] - Mat Cook Intro
  • Bass - Karl Hyde (tracks: 4)
  • Cello - Julia Palmer
  • Drums [Additional Drums] - Matheu Martin (tracks: 3)
  • Engineer - Pete Barraclough
  • Flute - Pete Barraclough (tracks: 2, 4, 13)
  • French Horn - Jane Hanna (tracks: 12)
  • Guitar - Karl Hyde (tracks: 4, 5, 6, 13), Pete Barraclough (tracks: 12), Steve Taylor (tracks: 11)
  • Mixed By - Neil McLellan
  • Mixed By [Assistant] - Pat McGovern
  • Photography - Andy Earl
  • Producer, Mixed By - Archive
  • Triangle [Guest Trianglist] - Anita Hill
  • Violin - Ali Keeler (tracks: 1, 6, 7, 12)
  • Vocals - Roya Arab
  • Vocals [Additional] - Jane Wall (tracks: 11), Siobhan Sian (tracks: 11)
  • Vocals [Rap] - Rosko John
  • Written-By - A. Keeler (tracks: 1, 12), D. Griffiths (tracks: 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13), D. Keeler, R. John (tracks: 3, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13), R. Arab (tracks: 2 to 6, 8, 10, 13)
  • Track 9 contains a sample from Underworld's "Mmm Skyscraper I Love You".

    Songs

    1Old Artist4:03
    2All Time3:52
    3So Few Words6:12

    References

    Londinium (album) Wikipedia


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