Escape Velocity (song)

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"Escape Velocity"
Single by The Chemical Brothers
from the album Further
Released 12 April 2010
Format Vinyl
Genre Electronica
Length 11:50 (Single Version)
11:57 (Album Version)
Writer(s) Tom Rowlands & Ed Simons
Producer(s) The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers singles chronology
"Midnight Madness"
(2008)
"Escape Velocity"
(2010)
"Swoon"
(2010)

"Escape Velocity" is a song by The Chemical Brothers, released as a white label promotional single from their 2010 album Further.[1] The version that appears on the single is different from that found on the album, in that it features no transition out of "Snow" or into "Another World."

The song was broadcast in part on Pete Tong's radio show on BBC Radio 1. It was also played before its release in a Chemical Brothers DJ set at Coachella 2009, along with "Don't Think," which was ultimately released as a bonus track on the iTunes edition of Further. It was also used in the videogame Gran Turismo 5.

Tracklisting[edit]

  • Promotional Vinyl 12R6800
  1. 11:50 - (Single Version)

(Side B features an etching of lines resembling those on the sleeve art)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs release page, comments, retrieved on Thursday 22 April 2010.