Black Nite Crash

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"Black Nite Crash"
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Single by Ride
from the album Tarantula
B-side "Nothing Lasts Forever"
"Slave"
"A Trip Down Ronnie Lane"
Released 12 February 1996
Format CD, 12" vinyl
Recorded London 1995
Length 2:34
Label Creation Records
Writer(s) Andy Bell (tracks 1-2, 4)
Mark Gardener (track 3)
Ride singles chronology
"I Don't Know Where It Comes From"
(1994)
"Black Nite Crash"
(1996)

"Black Nite Crash" is a single by English shoegazing band Ride, from their album Tarantula. It reached number 67 in the UK Singles Chart on 24 February 1996.[1] This single was released shortly before the band's break up, and was awarded single of the week by the weekly music magazine Melody Maker.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Andy Bell except where noted.

12-inch (CRE 199T)
No. Title Length
1. "Black Nite Crash" 2:34
2. "Nothing Lasts Forever" 3:31
3. "Slave" (Mark Gardener) 3:50
4. "A Trip Down Ronnie Lane" 3:37
CD (CRESCD 199)
No. Title Length
1. "Black Nite Crash" 2:34
2. "Nothing Lasts Forever" 3:31
3. "Slave" (Mark Gardener) 3:50
4. "A Trip Down Ronnie Lane" 3:37
  • Track 4 features a short untitled bonus track after "A Trip Down Ronnie Lane" and 11:08 of silence. The track, which is approximately 0:23 in duration uses the same tune as "Wilmot" by Sabres of Paradise (a single from 1994), which in turn uses a sample of a track from 1931 by Wilmoth Houdini entitled "Black But Sweet"

Credits[edit]

Ride
Additional musicians
Technical personnel
  • negativespace - design
  • Paul Motion - engineering
  • Richard "Digby" Smith - engineering
  • Mark Freegard - mixing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ride - Black Nite Crash". Chart Stats. 1996-02-24. Retrieved 2012-01-16.