Big Sounds of the Drags

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Big Sounds of the Drags
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Studio album by Junkie XL
Released 1999
2000 (reissue)
Recorded 1999
Genre Electronica, hip hop, big beat, house, electronic rock
Label Manifesto Records
Producer Junkie XL
Junkie XL chronology
Saturday Teenage Kick
(1997)Saturday Teenage Kick1997
Big Sounds of the Drags
(1999)
Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin
(2003)Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin2003

Big Sounds of the Drags is the second album by Junkie XL, released on Manifesto Records in 1999.

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The tracks "Synasthesia", "Dance USA" and "Future in Computer Hell (Part II)" were included in the video games Test Drive: Overdrive (2002), and "Action Radius" in Need for Speed: Underground (2003). "Action Radius" was released as a single upon its re-release in 2000. "Zerotonine" was played over the end credits of the 2000 motion picture Buying the Cow.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

1999 edition[1][edit]

  1. "Check Your Basic Groove" (5:09)
  2. "Action Radius" (3:53)
  3. "Synasthesia" (7:41)
  4. "Power of Big Slacks" (3:25)
  5. "Zerotonine" (4:01)
  6. "Love Like Razorblade" (6:08)
  7. "Legion" (4:36)
  8. "Dance USA" (3:23)
  9. "Gettin' Lost" (6:18)
  10. "Black Jack" (3:07)
  11. "Next Plateau" (5:00)
  12. "Future in Computer Hell (Part II)" (21:45)

2000 edition[1][edit]

  1. "Check Your Basic Groove" (5:07)
  2. "Synasthesia" (7:42)
  3. "Power of Big Slacks" (3:25)
  4. "Zerotonine" (4:02)
  5. "Love Like Razorblade" (6:07)
  6. "Legion" (4:36)
  7. "Disco 2000" (4:26)
  8. "Future in Computer Hell (Part 2)" (7:16)
  9. "Bon Voyage" (7:05)
  10. "Power of Big Slacks" (11:59)
  11. "Gettin' Lost" (7:14)
  12. "Black Jack" (3:08)
  13. "Next Plateau" (4:51)

Personnel[edit]

  • Tom Holkenborg – producer, writer (except for tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11), engineering, mixing, programming, bass
  • Silver Surfering Rudeboy – writer ("Action Radius", "Power of Big Slacks", "Zerotonine", "Love Like Razorblade", "Legion", "Next Plateau"), vocals
  • Baz Mattie – drums
  • Rene van der Zee, Max Cavalera, Dino Cazares, Klaas Ten Holt – guitars
  • Klaas Ten Holt – strings ("Future in Computer Hell (Part 2)")
  • Sander van der Heide – mastering (except for "Power of Big Slacks (reprise)")
  • Tin Young – mastering ("Power of Big Slacks (reprise)")

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Junkie XL - Big Sounds Of The Drags". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-06-16.