Deserted Palace

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Deserted Palace
Studio album by Jean Michel Jarre
Released 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Electroacoustic
Length 34:09
Label Sam Fox Records
Producer Jean Michel Jarre
Jean Michel Jarre chronology
Deserted Palace
(1972)
Les Granges Brûlées
(1973)
Alternative cover

Deserted Palace is an album of experimental instrumental electroacoustic music composed and produced by Jean Michel Jarre, and released on Sam Fox Records in 1972. It is Jarre's very first album, released four years before his breakthrough album, Oxygène. It was an album of library music, intended for use in television programmes, adverts, films, and so forth. It has not been subsequently re-released, although it is widely available as a bootleg. On 30 May 2011, several tracks from this album were officially released on the Essentials & Rarities compilation album.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Poltergeist Party" – 2:16
  2. "Music Box Concerto" – 2:46
  3. "Rain Forest Rap Session" – 1:44
  4. "A Love Theme for Gargoyles" – 1:15
  5. "Bridge of Promises" – 3:19
  6. "Exasperated Frog" – 0:51
  7. "Take Me to Your Leader" – 2:00
  8. "Deserted Palace" – 2:27
  9. "Pogo Rock" – 1:08

Side two[edit]

  1. "Windswept Canyon" – 7:44
  2. "The Abominable Snowman" – 0:56
  3. "Iraqi Hitch-Hiker" – 2:32
  4. "Free Floating Anxiety" – 2:19
  5. "Synthetic Jungle" – 1:43
  6. "Bee Factory" – 1:00

Personnel[edit]