Clear (Bomb the Bass album)

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Studio album by Bomb the Bass
Released 1995 (1995)
Studio Eastcote Studios, London
Genre Electronica, trip hop[1]
Length 53:23
Label 4th & Broadway
Producer Tim Simenon, Keith LeBlanc, Doug Wimbish
Bomb the Bass chronology
Unknown Territory
Future Chaos
Singles from Clear
  1. "Bug Powder Dust"
    Released: 1994
  2. "Dark Heart"
    Released: 1994
  3. "One to One Religion"
    Released: 1994
  4. "Sandcastles"
    Released: 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Clear is the third studio album by Bomb the Bass, released on 4th & Broadway in 1995. It peaked at number 22 on the UK Albums Chart.[3]

NME named it the 42nd best album of 1995.[4] In 2015, Fact placed it at number 49 on the "50 Best Trip-Hop Albums of All Time" list.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Original version
1."Bug Powder Dust" (with Justin Warfield)4:18
2."Sleepyhead" (with Bim Sherman)3:59
3."One to One Religion" (with Carlton)4:14
4."Dark Heart" (with Spikey T)6:47
5."If You Reach the Border" (with Leslie Winer)3:53
6."Brain Dead" (with Justin Warfield)5:33
7."5ml Barrel" (with Will Self)4:59
9."Sandcastles" (with Bernard Fowler)4:34
10."Tidal Wave" (with River)4:08
11."Empire" (with Benjamin Zephaniah and Sinéad O'Connor)5:50
Total length:53:23
1996 US reissue version
1."One to One Religion (Skankapella Mix)" (with Carlton)4:29
2."Tidal Wave" (with River)4:08
4."Dark Heart (7" Edit)" (with Spikey T)4:28
5."Brain Dead" (with Justin Warfield)5:33
6."Empire" (with Benjamin Zephaniah and Sinéad O'Connor)5:50
7."If You Reach the Border" (with Leslie Winer)3:53
8."Sandcastles" (with Bernard Fowler)4:34
9."Sleepyhead" (with Bim Sherman)3:59
10."Bug Powder Dust (Kruder & Dorfmeister Session)" (with Justin Warfield)7:24
Total length:49:14


Chart Peak
UK Albums (OCC)[3] 22


  1. ^ a b Twells, John; Fintoni, Laurent (30 July 2015). "The 50 best trip-hop albums of all time". Fact. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Clear - Bomb the Bass". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Bomb the Bass". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Albums And Tracks Of The Year: 1995". NME. 10 October 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 

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