Are You Shpongled?

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Are You Shpongled?
Studio album by Shpongle
Released January 25, 1998
Genre World music
Psybient
Length 77:58
Label Twisted Records United Kingdom

Kinetic/BMG Records United States
Producer Shpongle
Shpongle chronology
Are You Shpongled?
(1998)
Tales of the Inexpressible
(2001)

Are You Shpongled? is the first of five albums released by Shpongle. This album set the standard for psychedelic downtempo music worldwide, and created a revolution between psychedelic trance and ambient soundscapes.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shpongle Falls" – 8:33
  2. "Monster Hit" – 8:57
  3. "Vapour Rumours" – 10:26
  4. "Shpongle Spores" – 7:16
  5. "Behind Closed Eyelids" – 12:29
  6. "Divine Moments of Truth" – 10:20
  7. "... And the Day Turned to Night" – 19:57

Allusions[edit]

  • The song "Divine Moments of Truth" is a tribute to the psychoactive drug Dimethyltryptamine (DMT).
  • "Monster Hit" contains a female vocal sample from sample CD "Deepest India" by Zero-G.
  • The throat singing in the beginning of "Divine Moments of Truth" is taken from a sample CD called Vocal Planet by Spectrasonics.
  • The track "Vapour Rumours" contains a sample from the 1990s The Outer Limits series' Second Soul episode.
  • "Behind Closed Eyelids" features a section of speech from an interview with Aldous Huxley from which the title is derived.

In popular culture[edit]

  • "Divine Moments of Truth" is also popular for being used in the widespread flash animation "Flashback".
  • "...And the Day Turned to Night" would later be remixed by Eat Static on the remix album. It is listed as "...And the Day Turned To Fright"

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