Staircase Infinities

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Staircase Infinities
EP by Porcupine Tree
Released

December 1994 (10" vinyl)

October 1995 (CD)
Recorded February, 1992 - May, 1993
Genre Progressive rock, psychedelic rock, space rock
Length 29:44
Label

Lazy Eye (vinyl)

Blueprint (CD)
Porcupine Tree chronology
Moonloop E.P.
(1994)
Staircase Infinities
(1994)
The Sky Moves Sideways
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
DPRP (7.5/10) [2]

Staircase Infinities is a studio EP by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, first released in December 1994 as a limited 2,000-copy 10" vinyl by Lazy Eye and reissued on CD by Blueprint in the UK in October 1995. It contains outtakes from the Up The Downstair sessions.

Originally, Staircase Infinities was intended to be released on a double album version of Up The Downstair but was not completed in time. Up The Downstair was therefore released as a single album in 1993 but was reissued in an expanded version in 2005 (with live drums by Gavin Harrison), this time including the EP Staircase Infinities.

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl/CD version[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Cloud Zero" – 4:39
  2. "The Joke's On You" – 4:06
  3. "Navigator" – 4:47

Side two[edit]

  1. "Rainy Taxi" – 6:44
  2. "Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape" – 9:28

Up the Downstair version[edit]

  1. "Cloud Zero" – 4:40
  2. "The Joke's On You" [2004 remix] – 4:17
  3. "Navigator" – 4:49
  4. "Phantoms" - 3:15 [only on the 2005 remaster vinyl version]
  5. "Rainy Taxi" – 6:50
  6. "Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape" – 9:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Staircase Infinities > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  2. ^ "DPRP CD Reviews - 1998 - Volume 7". www.dprp.net. Retrieved 2009-12-24.