Gorgeous (808 State album)

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Gorgeous
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Studio album by 808 State
Released 1 February 1993[1]
Length 56:29
Label
Producer
808 State chronology
Ex:el
(1991)Ex:el1991
Gorgeous
(1993)
Forecast
(1993)Forecast1993

Gorgeous is the fourth studio album by English electronic music group 808 State, released on 1 February 1993 by ZTT Records in the UK and Tommy Boy Records in the US. In October 2008, the album was reissued on ZTT Records and an additional bonus disc, containing 14 remixed tracks, including an unreleased edit of the song "Bombadin".

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars link
Select3/5 medals[2]

Select gave the album a three out of five rating, stating that it is "never more nor less than 'interesting'" and concluding that "the weaknesses of over-familiarity are fully apparent" and "too often leaves you wanting more".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Plan 9" – 4:02
  2. "Moses" (featuring Ian McCulloch) – 2:54
  3. "Contrique" – 3:40
  4. "10 X 10" (featuring Barrington Stewart and Rachel McFarlane) – 3:33
  5. "One in Ten" (Remix) – 2:40
  6. "Europa" (featuring Caroline Seaman) – 4:16
  7. "Orbit" – 4:01
  8. "Black Morpheus" – 4:04
  9. "Southern Cross" – 5:03
  10. "Nimbus" – 4:34
  11. "Colony" – 4:45
  12. "Timebomb" – 2:55
  13. "Stormin Norman" – 3:23
  14. "Sexy Dancer" – 3:00
  15. "Sexy Synthesizer" – 3:39

Deluxe edition[edit]

  1. "Freak" (Astroban Mix) – 6:43
  2. "Lemon" (Oberheim 4 Mix) – 4:47
  3. "La Luz" (Acid Mix) – 5:35
  4. "Icecream On Elm Street" (Sex Synth) – 3:43
  5. "Mondonet" – 4:52
  6. "Reaper Repo" (12" Mix) – 8:28
  7. "Bombadin" (Unreleased Edit) – 4:34
  8. "Marathon" (Original 2 Four Pub Mix) – 6:15
  9. "Insane Lover" (Analogue Mix) – 6:02
  10. "The Jackson Fraction" (Jaco Taco Mix) – 5:25
  11. "Timebomb" (Oldham Mix) – 3:53
  12. "10 X 10" (Vox) – 4:08
  13. "Plan 9" (Memory Moog Mix) – 4:21
  14. "Nbambi" (March Hare Mix) – 4:20

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.808state.com/discogs/808_index.htm
  2. ^ a b Howe, Rupert (February 1993). "Reviews". Select: 69.