Lunatic Harness

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Lunatic Harness
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Studio album by µ-Ziq
Released 30 June 1997 (1997-06-30)
Genre Drill 'n' bass, IDM
Length 71:52
Label Planet Mu, Astralwerks
Producer Mike Paradinas
µ-Ziq chronology
In Pine Effect
(1995)
Lunatic Harness
(1997)
Royal Astronomy
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]
CMJ New Music Monthly favorable[2]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[4]

Lunatic Harness is the fourth studio album by British intelligent dance music producer µ-Ziq. It was released on 30 June 1997 in the UK on the Planet Mu label, and on 29 July 1997 in the U.S. on the Astralwerks label.

In 2013, Spin named it one of the 20 best Astralwerks albums.[5] In 2017, Pitchfork placed it at number 27 on the "50 Best IDM Albums of All Time" list.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Brace Yourself Jason" 6:22
2. "Hasty Boom Alert" 5:15
3. "Mushroom Compost" 3:19
4. "Blainville" 3:40
5. "Lunatic Harness" 6:05
6. "Approaching Menace" 7:01
7. "My Little Beautiful" 5:39
8. "Secret Stair Pt. 1" 4:16
9. "Secret Stair Pt. 2" 5:00
10. "Wannabe" 6:49
11. "Catkin and Teasel" 4:36
12. "London" 6:11
13. "Midwinter Log" 6:38

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cooper, Sean. "Lunatic Harness - µ-Ziq". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Jarman, David (September 1997). "µ-ZIQ / Lunatic Harness / Astralwerks". CMJ New Music Monthly: 40. 
  3. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (31 December 1999). "u-Ziq: Lunatic Harness". Pitchfork. Retrieved 4 September 2006. 
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone: 64. 7 August 1997. Retrieved 15 October 2006. 
  5. ^ Sherburne, Philip (29 July 2013). "µ-Ziq – Lunatic Harness (1997)". Spin. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  6. ^ Beta, Andy (24 January 2017). "The 50 Best IDM Albums of All Time (3/5)". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 

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