Metropolis (Sister Machine Gun album)

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Metropolis
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Studio album by Sister Machine Gun
Released July 15, 1997
Genre Industrial rock
Label Wax Trax!/TVT
Producer Chris Randall & John Fryer
Sister Machine Gun chronology
Burn
(1995)
Metropolis
(1997)
[R]evolution
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Metropolis is an album by industrial rock band Sister Machine Gun.

Track listing[edit]

  1. This Metal Sky – 2:28
  2. Desperation – 3:45
  3. Temptation – 4:38
  4. Think – 3:49
  5. Living Without You – 3:51
  6. Torque – 4:05
  7. White Lightning – 4:52
  8. Everything – 4:59
  9. What Do You Want From Me – 4:12
  10. Admit – 5:05
  11. Bitter End – 5:20
  12. Cut Down – 6:11

Notes[edit]

  • Recorded at Warzone Recorders & Chicago Recording Company, Chicago and Battery Studios K2, New York by John Fryer, Chris Randall, Van Christie III, Jason McNinch, and Matt Warren.
  • Mixed at Battery Studios K2 by John Fryer and Chris Randall and Warzone Recorders by Van Christie III and Jason McNinch.
  • Assisting at Battery was Martin Czembor
  • Assisting at Warzone was Abel Garibaldi
  • Metropolis was produced by Chris Randall and John Fryer, except track 4 produced by Chris Randall and Van Christie III. Additional production by Jason McNinch.
  • Most of the analog synth sounds on this record were created using the Studio Electronics SE-1 and sampling was accomplished with the Kurzweil K2500.
  • Chris Randall plays Parker Guitars.
  • The song Bitter End contains an intro sample from the 1996 song Ratfinks, Suicide Tanks, Cannibal Girls by White Zombie, from the Beavis And Butt-head soundtrack.

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Randall - vocals, keyboards, piano, guitar, programming, B-3
  • Richard Deacon - bass
  • Kevin Temple - drums
  • Brian Sarche - guitar
  • Reeves Gabrels - guitar
  • Catherine Bent & Serena Jost - cello
  • Rob Thomas & Ted Falcon - violin
  • Mars Williams - saxophone
  • John Fryer - additional programming, backing vocals, Radio Shack 50-in-one science kit
  • Martin Czembor - backing vocals, German rant, NYC street noise
  • Lisa Randall - harangue
  • Jason McNinch - additional programming
  • Jaye Steiner - live sound
  • Amanda Riesman - string arrangements.
  • Michael D. Ryan - management (21st Century Management)
  • Timothy Donohue - legal
  • Michael Rand - RA (Booking Agency: Ashley Talent International)
  • Sean Roberts - A&R
  • Robin Glowski - album design

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