Contact (Silver Apples album)

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Contact
Studio album by Silver Apples
Released 1969
Genre Experimental rock, psychedelic rock, electronic music
Length 40:51
Label Kapp, Radioactive
Producer Simeon
Danny Taylor
Barry Bryant
Silver Apples chronology
Silver Apples
(1968)
Contact
(1969)
Beacon
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Contact is the second album by Silver Apples. The cover and inner artwork generated a lawsuit from Pan Am Airlines. The cover features the Silver Apples in a plane cockpit with drug paraphernalia and the inner artwork showed the band amongst plane wreckage playing banjos. The resulting lawsuit by Pan Am against Silver Apples and Kapp Records led to the breakup of the band.[2][3]

The album was re-released in 1997 by MCA Records compiled with the band's first album Silver Apples. It was also re-released illegally on compact disc and vinyl in 2003 by Radioactive Records in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You and I" (Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor) – 3:24
  2. "Water" (Simeon, Taylor) – 4:18
  3. "Ruby" (Joy May Creasy, Simeon, Taylor) – 2:32
  4. "Gypsy Love" (Simeon, Stanley Warren, Taylor) – 5:36
  5. "You're Not Foolin' Me" (Simeon, Taylor) – 6:26
  6. "I Have Known Love" (Eileen Lewellen, Simeon, Taylor) – 3:53
  7. "A Pox on You" (Simeon, Taylor) – 5:11
  8. "Confusion" (Simeon, Taylor) – 3:34
  9. "Fantasies" (Simeon, Taylor) – 5:57

Personnel[edit]

The band[edit]

Technical staff[edit]

Album material[edit]

  • Charlie Silver - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bealmear, Bart. "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-05-14. 
  2. ^ "Turn You On - Silver Apples album review". Thestranger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-14. 
  3. ^ "This is the infamous rear cover...". silverapples.com. Retrieved 5 July 2013.