Angels and Daemons at Play

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Not to be confused with Angels and Demons at Play.
Angels and Daemons at Play
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Studio album by Motorpsycho
Released January/February, 1997
Recorded October 1996
Genre Rock
Length 58:34 (single CD)
73:19 (triple-CDEP-box)
78:45 (double LP)
Label Stickman (Europe)
Sony (Norway)
Producer Motorpsycho & Deathprod
Motorpsycho chronology
Blissard
(1996)
Angels and Deamons at Play
(1997)
Trust Us
(1998)

Angels and Daemons at Play is the sixth full-length studio album by the Norwegian rock-band Motorpsycho.

The album was originally released as three EP's; "Babyscooter" (released January 27), "Have Spacesuit Will Travel" (February 3) and "Lovelight" (February 10). Only 500 copies were pressed of each.

It was later also released as a single CD and double-LP.

The cover art was made by Kim Hiorthøy.

Track listings[edit]

Single CD version[edit]

0. "Ohm's Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saw" – 1:28 (Rewind from start)
1. "Sideway Spiral" – 2:33
2. "Walking on the Water" – 4:19
3. "Heartattack Mac" – 7:41
4. "Pills, Powders + Passion Plays" – 3:24
5. "In the Family" – 5:24
6. "Un Chien d'espace" – 13:40
7. "Sideway Spiral II" – 3:21
8. "Like Always" – 3:39
9. "Stalemate" – 4:55
10. "Starmelt/Lovelight" – 3:30
11. "Timothy's Monster" – 4:16

Double LP version[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Sideway Spiral" – 2:33
  2. "Walking on the Water" – 4:19
  3. "Heartattack Mac" – 7:41
  4. "Pills, Powders + Passion Plays" – 3:24
Side 2
  1. "In the Family" – 5:24
  2. "Un Chien d'espace" – 13:40
Side 3
  1. "Back to Source" - 6:34
  2. "Have Spacesuit, Will Travel" - 13:51
  3. "Ohm's Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saw" – 1:38
Side 4
  1. "Sideway Spiral II" – 3:21
  2. "Like Always" – 3:39
  3. "Stalemate" –4:55
  4. "Starmelt/Lovelight" – 3:30
  5. "Timothy's Monster" – 4:16

The original EPs[edit]

Babyscooter

  1. "Sideway Spiral" – 2:33
  2. "Walking on the Water" – 4:19
  3. "Heartattack Mac" – 7:41
  4. "Pills Powders + Passion Plays" – 3:24
  5. "In the Family" – 5:24

Have Spacesuit Will Travel

  1. "Un Chien d'espace" – 13:40
  2. "Have Spacesuit, Will Travel" – 13:51
  3. "Ohm's Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saw" – 1:38

Lovelight

  1. "Sideway Spiral II" – 3:21
  2. "Like Always" – 3:39
  3. "Stalemate" – 4:55
  4. "Starmelt/Lovelight" – 3:30
  5. "Timothy's Monster" – 4:16
  6. "Atlantis Swing" - 1:08

Songwriters[edit]

"Ohm's Concerto for Alto and Soprano Saw" – O.H. Moe;
"Sideway Spiral I", "Like Always", "Back to Source" – Ryan/Sæther;
"Walking on the Water", "Pills, Powders + Passion Plays", "In the Family", "Stalemate" – Sæther;
"Heartattack Mac", "Sideway Spiral II", "Starmelt/Lovelight", "Timothy's Monster", "Un Chien D'espace" – Gebhardt/Ryan/Sæther;
"Have Spacesuit, Will Travel" – Gebhardt/Ryan/Sæther/Henlein
"Atlantis Swing" – unknown, but possibly Gebhardt/Ryan/Sæther/Fagervik

Performers[edit]

Bent Sæther — vocals, bass, electric & acoustic guitars, piano, mellotron, rhodes, moog taurus, percussion; drum solo on "Sideway Spiral I"
Hans Magnus Ryan — vocals, electric & acoustic guitars, bass, double bass, piano, organ, vibraphone, moog taurus, percussion; drums on "Atlantic Swing"
Håkon Gebhardt — drums, percussion, banjo, piano, vocals

Ole Henrik Moe — alto + soprano saw, piano, violin
Deathprod — oscillators, echoplex, reverators, ring modulators
Morten Fagervik — guitar on "Atlantis Swing"