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Sampler is a compilation album by the English rock band Cardiacs, released in 1995.
The album was intended as a budget introduction to the band's music, and was released as part of the general 1995 reissue of the Cardiacs back catalogue. Each track is taken from a different album in the reissue series. Most of the tracks are performed by Cardiacs, but the album also features two tracks performed by Cardiacs spin-off projects: The Sea Nymphs ("Christ Alive") and Tim Smith's Extra Special OceanLandWorld ("Veronica In Ecstasy"). Sampler features two of Cardiacs' singles/lead tracks - the charting version of "Is This The Life?" and a live version of the title track from the "Big Ship" mini-album.
- "Is This The Life?"
- "Angelworm Angel"
- "Burn Your House Brown"
- "Goodbye Grace"
- "Piffol Four Times"
- "Two Bites Of Cherry" (Live)
- "Tarred And Feathered" (Live)
- "Blind In Safety And Leafy In Love"
- "Big Ship" (Live)
- "Veronica In Ecstasy"
- "Christ Alive"
- "The Everso Closely Guarded Line"
- "To Go Off And Things"
Everybody who's ever been in Cardiacs, with the exception of Ralph Cade and Peter Tagg.
1Is This the Life5:36Sampler (Cardiacs album) Wikipedia
2Angelworm the Angel2:24
3Burn Your House Brown2:37