Are You Shpongled?
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|Are You Shpongled?|
|Studio album by Shpongle|
|Released||25 January 1998|
Are You Shpongled? is the first of five albums released by Shpongle. This album set the standard for psychedelic downtempo music worldwide, and created a revolution between psychedelic trance and ambient soundscapes.
- "Shpongle Falls" – 8:33
- "Monster Hit" – 8:57
- "Vapour Rumours" – 10:26
- "Shpongle Spores" – 7:16
- "Behind Closed Eyelids" – 12:29
- "Divine Moments of Truth" – 10:20
- "... And the Day Turned to Night" – 19:57
- The song "Divine Moments of Truth" is a tribute to the psychoactive drug Dimethyltryptamine (DMT).
- "Monster Hit" contains a female vocal sample from sample CD "Deepest India" by Zero-G.
- The throat singing in the beginning of "Divine Moments of Truth" is taken from a sample CD called Vocal Planet by Spectrasonics.
- The track "Vapour Rumours" contains a sample from the 1990s The Outer Limits series' Second Soul episode.
- "Behind Closed Eyelids" features a section of speech from an interview with Aldous Huxley from which the title is derived.
In popular culture
- "Divine Moments of Truth" is also popular for being used in the widespread flash animation "Flashback".
- "...And the Day Turned to Night" would later be remixed by Eat Static on the remix album. It is listed as "...And the Day Turned To Fright"
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