After Dark (compilation album)

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After Dark
After Dark (Italians Do It Better).png
Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedMay 31, 2007 (2007-05-31)
Recorded2007
GenreItalo disco, house, disco, electro
Length78:20
LabelItalians Do It Better
ProducerJohnny Jewel
Various artists chronology
After Dark
(2007)
After Dark 2
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media8.3/10[2]

After Dark is a compilation album of tracks either performed by artists on the Italians Do It Better record label or remixed by the label, released in 2007 on CD and in 2008 on triple vinyl. Artists featured on the album are Glass Candy, Chromatics, Indeep, Farah, Mirage, and Professor Genius.

In October 2012, Johnny Jewel released a remastered version of the album for free on Soundcloud to build anticipation for After Dark 2. Jewel announced that After Dark 2 would be released on May 17, 2013.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Rolling Down the Hills" (Spring Demo)Ida No, John David VGlass Candy3:33
2."Hands in the Dark" (Dark Day cover)Robin Lee CrutchfieldChromatics4:48
3."Last Nite a DJ Saved My Life" (Mirage Remix)Michael Cleveland, Achille VettessiIndeep6:42
4."Lady Operator"VettessiMirage5:39
5."Computer Love" (Kraftwerk cover)KraftwerkGlass Candy5:37
6."La Grotta" (Demo)Professor GeniusProfessor Genius6:34
7."Killing Spree" (Suite 304 Demo)VChromatics1:19
8."Law of Life"Farah, VFarah7:29
9."In the City"Adam Miller, VChromatics7:09
10."Miss Broadway" (Belle Epoque cover)Evelyne Lenton, Albert Weyman, VGlass Candy6:46
11."Lake of Dreams"VettessiMirage9:27
12."Dancing Girls" (Suite 304 Demo)Farah, VFarah5:37
13."The Chameleon" (Dark Day cover)CrutchfieldGlass Candy4:56
14."Pegaso" (Excerpt)Professor GeniusProfessor Genius2:44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "After Dark – Various Artists". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
  2. ^ Hogan, Marc (June 22, 2007). "Various Artists: After Dark". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
  3. ^ "Italians Do It Better". May 15, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2013.