How to Operate with a Blown Mind

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How To Operate With A Blown Mind
Studio album by Lo Fidelity Allstars
Released May 25, 1998
Genre Big beat
Length 69:06
Label Skint Records/Columbia Records
Producer Lo Fidelity Allstars
Lo Fidelity Allstars chronology
How to Operate with a Blown Mind
On the Floor at the Boutique
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How to Operate with a Blown Mind is the 1998 debut album from Leeds experimental big beat group Lo Fidelity Allstars.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Warming Up the Brain Farm" – 2:55
  2. "Kool Roc Bass" – 7:40
  3. "Kasparov's Revenge" – 6:00
  4. "Blisters on My Brain" – 6:46
  5. "How to Operate with a Blown Mind" – 7:24
  6. "I Used to Fall in Love" – 5:10
  7. "Battle Flag" featuring Pigeonhed – 5:39
  8. "Lazer Sheep Dip Funk" – 7:21
  9. "Will I Get Out of Jail?" – 6:18
  10. "Vision Incision" – 9:37
  11. "Nightime Story" – 4:16

List of samples[edit]

The following lists songs that were sampled for How to Operate with a Blown Mind.

Warming Up the Brain Farm contains samples from:

  • "Panther Power" by Paris
  • "I Keep Forgettin'" by Checkmates
  • "Memphis B-K" by Little Sonny

Kool Roc Bass

  • "Here Comes the Beat" as performed by Pumpkin and the Profile All-Stars
  • "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and The Soulsonic Force
  • "Gangster of Hip Hop" by Just Ice

How to Operate with a Blown Mind

Battle Flag

Lazer Sheep Dip Funk

  • "I Need Some Money" by Eddie Harris
  • "Kangol & Doc" as performed by UTFO
  • "The Way We Were" performed by Norman Chandler

Will I Get Out of Jail?

  • "So Lonely Without You" performed by Betty Crutcher
  • "Be My Love" by The Originals
  • "War of the Gods" by Billy Paul

Vision Incision

Nighttime Story

  • "If & When" by The Three Degrees

Usage in popular culture[edit]