Born Slippy

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Not to be confused with the UK #2 hit song, "Born Slippy .NUXX".
"Born Slippy"
Single by Underworld
B-side "Born Slippy .NUXX", "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC"
Released January, 1995
Format Vinyl (12"), CD
Genre Trance, Hard Trance
Length 8:29
Label Junior Boy's Own, Wax Trax! Records
Writer(s) Rick Smith, Karl Hyde, Darren Emerson
Producer(s) Rick Smith, Karl Hyde, Darren Emerson
Underworld singles chronology
"Dirty Epic" / "Cowgirl"
(1994)
"Born Slippy"
(1995)
"Rowla"
(1996)

"Born Slippy" is a single by Underworld originally released in 1995, which has never appeared on an album by the group. The track is instrumental and features no lyrics. It is often confused with the more popular vocal track, "Born Slippy .NUXX", because of the similar name. However, they are completely different in composition and sound. The single peaked on the UK Singles Chart in 1995 at #52.[1] The song title comes from the name of a greyhound that the band had bet on and won.[2]

Track listing[edit]

12": Junior Boy's Own / JBO 29 (UK)[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy" – 8:29
  2. "Born Slippy .NUXX" – 9:44

CD: Junior Boy's Own / JBO 29 CDS (UK)[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy" – 8:29
  2. "Born Slippy .NUXX" – 9:44
  3. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39

12": WaxTrax! TVT / TVT 8731-0 (USA)[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy" – 8:29
  2. "Born Slippy .NUXX" – 9:44
  3. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39

CD: WaxTrax! TVT / TVT 8731-2 (USA)[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy" – 8:29
  2. "Born Slippy .NUXX" – 9:44
  3. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39

12": Junior Boy's Own / JBO 29R (UK)[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39
  2. "Cowgirl (Winjer Mix)" – 6:25

12": Junior Boy's Own / JBO 29R (UK) PROMO[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39
  2. "Cowgirl (Winjer Mix)" – 6:25

2x12": Junior Boy's Own / JBO 29 (UK) PROMO[edit]

  1. "Born Slippy" – 8:29
  2. "Born Slippy .NUXX" – 9:44
  1. "Born Slippy .TEL EMATIC" – 9:39
  2. "Cowgirl (Winjer Mix)" – 6:25

Cover versions[edit]

A remixed eurodance cover version of the song was recorded for Dancemania SPEED 7 released in 2001.[3]

Notes[edit]

  • "Born Slippy" is sometimes given the label (original) or (instrumental) to distinguish it from its much more popular b-side, "Born Slippy .NUXX", which features vocals by Karl Hyde.
  • Song was inspired by Bill Bailey.[4]
  • The song was also covered by japanese industrial rock group UVERworld.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chart Log UK". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  2. ^ Simpson, Dave; Lynskey, Dorian (2006-02-24). "Twelve artists talk about making one of their classic tracks". London: The Guardian. 
  3. ^ Discogs, Dancemania Speed 7
  4. ^ "Bill Bailey inspired Born Slippy". BBC News. 2013-05-10. Retrieved 11/05/2013. 

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