Dude Descending a Staircase

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For the Marcel Duchamp painting, see Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2.
Dude Descending a Staircase
Studio album by Apollo 440
Released July 22, 2003
Genre Electronica, big beat, electronic rock, trip hop
Label UK Stealth Sonic Recordings / Sony - Epic[1]
Apollo 440 chronology
Gettin' High on Your Own Supply
(1999)
Dude Descending a Staircase
(2003)
The Future's What It Used To Be
(2011)

Dude Descending a Staircase is the fourth studio album by the British band Apollo 440, released in 2003. The Japanese release has two additional tracks on the first disc, "Make My Dreams Come True" and "Rock 'n' Roll".

The album title and cover refer to the famous painting Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) by Marcel Duchamp.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Dude Descending a Staircase" (Lester Fernandez, Trevor Gray, Howard Gray, Noko, Abiodun Oyewole, Jerry Tineo) - 5:06
  2. "Hustler Groove" (Stuart Crichton, Gray, Gray, Noko, Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin) - 6:14
  3. "Disco Sucks" (Gray, Gray, Ewan MacFarlane, Noko) - 3:55
  4. "N'Existe Pas" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 6:45
  5. "Electronic Civil Disobedience" (Jay Dunne, Gray, Gray, Noko) - 4:55
  6. "1,2,3,4" (Gray, Gray, Ian Hoxley, Noko, Pete Wylie) - 3:45
  7. "Escape to Beyond the Planet of the Super Ape" (Gray, Trevor Gray, Paul Kodish, Noko) - 4:40
  8. "Time is Running Out" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 5:00
  9. "Children of the Future" (Gray, Gray, Noko, Nuriddin) - 8:00

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Diamonds in the Sidewalk" (Gray, Gray, Jack Kerouac, Noko) - 3:41
  2. "Something's Got to Give" (Denise Davis, Gray, Gray, Pete Kessler, Lisa Lindley-Jones, Noko) - 6:54
  3. "Christiane" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 5:37
  4. "Existe" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 6:00
  5. "Bulletproof Blues" (Gray, Gray, MacFarlane, Noko) - 6:21
  6. "Suitcase '88" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 4:31
  7. "Check Your Ego" (Gray, Gray, Noko, Elroy Powell) - 4:09
  8. "Rope, Rapture & the Rising Sun" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 7:06
  9. "Bad Chemistry" (Gray, Gray, Noko) - 2:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Apollo 440 – producer
  • Anthony Ausgang – sleeve art
  • The Beatnuts – vocals
  • John Birchall – hair stylist
  • Tommy Blaize – vocals, backing vocals
  • Mary Byker – backing vocals
  • Andy Caine – backing vocals
  • Chris Conway – engineer
  • Stuart Crichton – cello, keyboards, programming, backing vocals, producer
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Elizabeth Gray – vocals, backing vocals
  • Cliff Hewitt – drums
  • Keith Holden – harmonica
  • Harry K – backing vocals
  • Jack Kerouac – vocals
  • Paul Kodish – drums
  • Ashley Krajewski – assistant engineer, mixing assistant
  • Kristine – whisper
  • Ewan MacFarlane – vocals, backing vocals
  • Andrew Nicholls – mixing assistant
  • Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin – vocals
  • Elroy "Spoonface" Powell – vocals
  • Tom Sheehan – photography
  • Stan Francisco – saxophone
  • Pete Wylie – vocals
  • Xan – vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.apollo440.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=100&Itemid=99