Item (EP)

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Item
EP by Onetwo
Released June 28, 2004 (2004-06-28)
Recorded Their Studio
Genre Synthpop
Length 21:31
Label There(There)
Producer Paul Humphreys, Claudia Brücken, Jon Russell
Onetwo chronology
Item
(2004)
Instead
(2007)

Item is the first release of Onetwo, and also the first release on the There(There) label. It contains five songs; the last song is a reprise of the first track, "Sister".

Releases[edit]

Item was the first release on eBay's record label distribution service, Übersonik. The initial pressing, with a yellow blur on the front, was limited to 2000 copies. It was reissued in November 2004 with a yellow/purple blur on the sleeve, known as "Colour variant 5". In 2007 there was another reissue, "Colour Variant 7", with a red/purple blur. The second and third editions were distributed via There(There)'s website.

Track listing[edit]

There(There) / TTCD002

  1. "Sister" (Paul Humphreys, Claudia Brücken) – 5:09
  2. "Cloud Nine" (Brücken, Martin Gore) – 4:47
  3. "Element of Truth" (Brücken, Jon Russell, Humphreys) – 4:11
  4. "Signals" (Brücken, Russell, Humphreys) – 3:59
  5. "One and Only (Sister)" (Humphreys, Brücken) – 3:25

Tracks 1 and 2 recorded at Their Studio, mixed at the Strongroom, London.
Tracks 3 to 5 recorded and mixed at Their Studio.

Personnel[edit]

  • Claudia Brücken: vocals (tracks 2 to 4), backing vocals (tracks 1, 5), arrangements (tracks 1 to 3, 5), production (tracks 1 to 4), mix (tracks 3, 4)
  • Paul Humphreys: keyboards, vocals (tracks 1, 5), backing vocals (tracks 2, 4), programming (tracks 1 to 4), production, mix (tracks 3 to 5)
  • Jon Russell: keyboards, programming, production (tracks 3 to 5), mix (tracks 3 to 5)
  • Rythmm Epkins: bass (track 1)
  • Rupert Webster: guitars (track 1), incidental and wailing guitars (track 2)
  • Chuck Norman: programming (track 1, 2), electronics (track 1, 2), keyboards (track 5)
  • Maddy Humphreys: voices (track 1)
  • Maddy Morley: voices (track 1)
  • Martin Gore: main guitars (track 2)
  • Bob Kraushaar: mix (tracks 1, 2)
  • Tim Lambert: mix assistant (tracks 1, 2)
  • Andrea Fisher: violin (track 3)
  • Mike Marsh: mastering at The Exchange, London
  • Ian Hazeldine: artwork and sleeve design
  • Figurehead: artwork and sleeve design

References[edit]

  • Liner notes