Amotion

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aMOTION
Compilation album by A Perfect Circle
Released November 16, 2004
Genre Alternative rock, industrial, ambient
Length 39:38 (CD)
Label Virgin Records
Producer Various
A Perfect Circle chronology
eMOTIVe
(2004)
aMOTION
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 2/5 stars[2]

aMOTION is a DVDCD set released by American rock band A Perfect Circle on November 16, 2004, only two weeks after the debut of the band's last album, eMOTIVe. The DVD consists of music videos for singles such as "Judith", "3 Libras" and "Weak and Powerless" as well as previously unreleased videos for singles such as "Blue" and "Thinking of You". The CD is composed entirely of remixes of the singles from Mer de Noms and Thirteenth Step. The songs were retooled by Danny Lohner, Joshua Eustis, Massive Attack, and James Iha among others.[3][4] The video album debuted at number four on SoundScan's Top Music Video chart[5] and number ten on the Australian music DVD chart.[6] aMOTION was certified Platinum by the RIAA on 17 December 2004.[7]

DVD track listing[edit]

  1. "Judith" (Unedited music Video)
  2. "3 Libras" (Video)
  3. "Weak and Powerless" (Unedited Video)
  4. "The Outsider" (Edited Video)
  5. "Thinking of You" (Video)
  6. "Counting Bodies Like Sheep to the Rhythm of the War Drums" (Video)
  7. "Blue" (Contest Winner's Video)
  8. "The Noose" (Live Video)
  9. "Imagine" (Video)
  10. "The Outsider" (Director's Cut Video)
  11. "Blue" (A Runner-up's Video)
  12. "Blue" (B Runner-up's Video)
  13. "Blue" (C Runner-up's Video)
  14. "Bikini Bandits Experience" (Trailer)
  15. "Bikini Bandits Save Christmas" (Trailer)
  16. "Bikini Bandits Sauvent Le Monde" (Trailer)

CD track listing (titled and stylized as "rEMIXED")[edit]

All lyrics written by A Perfect Circle

No. Title Music Length
1. "Judith [Renholdër Mix]"   Danny Lohner, Joshua Eustis 4:24
2. "3 Libras [Feel My Ice Dub Mix]"   Danny Lohner 4:28
3. "The Outsider [Apocalypse Mix]"   Danny Lohner 5:28
4. "Weak and Powerless [Tilling My Grave Renholdër Mix]"   Danny Lohner, Wes Borland, Joshua Eustis 3:05
5. "The Outsider [Frosted Yogurt Mix]"   James Iha 4:07
6. "Blue [Bird Shake Mix]"   James Iha, George Sanoff 3:56
7. "3 Libras [All Main Courses Mix]"   Robert "3D" Del Naja (credited as Massive Attack) 7:16
8. "The Hollow [Constantly Consuming Mix]"   Paz Lenchantin 3:39
9. "The Hollow [The Bunk Mix]"   Troy Van Leeuwen, Josh Abraham 3:12


Personnel[edit]

Peak chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
2004 Billboard 200 57[8]
2004 SoundScan's Top Music Videos 4[5]
2004 Australian music DVDs 10[6]

This album has been released with the Copy Control protection system in some regions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Perfect Circle AMotion review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  2. ^ Stephens, Karl (February 2005). "A Perfect Circle AMotion". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 111. 
  3. ^ Theakston, Rob. "AMotion > Overview". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  4. ^ Conte, Patti (2004-09-23). "A Perfect Circle Cast Their Ballot With 'eMOTIVe'". Virgin Records. 
  5. ^ a b Conte, Patti (2004-12-09). "A Perfect Circle's Maynard James Keenan is Voted Best Male Artist in Modern Rock in FMQB's 2004 Leaders Poll". Virgin Records. 
  6. ^ a b Sams, Christine (2004-12-05). "Entertainment". The Sun Herald. 
  7. ^ Gold & Platinum Certifications. Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved on 2008-09-19.
  8. ^ "Artist Chart History — A Perfect Circle". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 24 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-19.