Bustin' + Dronin'

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Bustin' + Dronin'
Remix album by Blur
Released 25 February 1998
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre Alternative rock
Length 1:24:34
Label Food/EMI
Producer Stephen Street, Alison Howe
Blur chronology
Blur
(1997)
Bustin' + Dronin
(1998)
13
(1999)
Damon Albarn chronology
Blur
(1997)
Bustin' + Dronin'
(1998)
Ravenous
(1999)
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Bustin' + Dronin is a remix compilation/live album by the band Blur. It was originally only released in Japan but was also released in limited quantities in the UK and the USA. All the remixes are of songs from the band's eponymous album, Blur. After five albums with the same producer (Stephen Street), Food Records turned the songs from Blur over to other producers for remixing. The band later chose William Orbit to produce their sixth studio album, 13. Due to its low key, limited release in the UK, Bustin' + Dronin' only reached number 50 in the albums chart, though is the only charting import by the band to chart in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Blur

  • Disc 1
  1. "Movin' On" (William Orbit mix) – 7:56
  2. "Death of a Party" (Well Blurred remix) – 6:45
  3. "On Your Own" (Crouch End broadway mix) – 4:11
  4. "Beetlebum" (Moby's mix) – 6:42
  5. "Essex Dogs" (Thurston Moore's mix) – 9:00
  6. "Death of a Party" (Billy Whiskers mix) – 4:45
  7. "Theme From Retro" (John McEntire's mix) – 5:41
  8. "Death of a Party" (12" death) – 7:07
  9. "On Your Own" (walter wall mix) – 15:00
  1. "Popscene" – 3:05
  2. "Song 2" – 1:50¹
  3. "On Your Own" – 4:47
  4. "Chinese Bombs" – 1:15
  5. "Movin' On" – 3:21
  6. "M.O.R." – 2:59

¹ "Song 2" was not included on the USA release

Personnel[edit]

  • Miti Adhikari – Engineer
  • Damon Albarn – Vocals
  • Alan Branch – Engineer
  • Cesare – Turntables
  • Graham Coxon – Cover Art Concept
  • Alison Howe – Producer
  • Alex James – Group Member
  • John McEntire – Remixing
  • Moby – Producer, Remixing
  • Thurston Moore – Mixing
  • William Orbit – Producer, Remixing
  • Jeff Parker – Guitar
  • Dave Rowntree – Group Member
  • Adrian Sherwood – Mixing
  • John Smith – Engineer
  • Stephen Street – Producer

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