Origin Vol. 1

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Origin Vol. 1
Studio album by The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Released 18 October 2004 (Europe)
15 March 2005 (U.S.)
20 June 2005 (Australia)
Recorded Svenska Grammofon Studion, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2004
Genre Alt-Rock
Length 52:14 (standard), 60:31 (US)
Label Telegram (Europe)
Universal (U.S.)
In-Fidelity (Australia)
Producer Johan Forsman, The Soundtrack of Our Lives
The Soundtrack of Our Lives chronology
Behind the Music
(2001)Behind the Music2001
Origin Vol. 1
A Present from the Past
(2005)A Present from the Past2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 4.8/10 link
PopMatters 6/10 link
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars link

Origin Vol. 1 (also referred to as Origin I) is an album by the Swedish band The Soundtrack of Our Lives. It was released in Europe during October 2004, and in the US during March 2005. Actor and singer Jane Birkin appears on the track "Midnight Children". The song "Bigtime" was used as the official theme song for WrestleMania 21 and was later used in Gran Turismo 4 as part of the soundtrack. "Bigtime" was also used by Sky1 in an advert for a new episode of Futurama. The song "Mother One Track Mind" was also used in Gran Turismo 4 as part of the soundtrack.

Singles from the album are "Bigtime", "Heading For a Breakdown" and "Believe I've Found".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Believe I've Found" – 3:27
  2. "Transcendental Suicide" – 6:16
  3. "Bigtime" – 4:05
  4. "Heading for a Breakdown" – 4:02
  5. "Mother One Track Mind" – 3:44
  6. "Midnight Children" – 4:39
  7. "Lone Summer Dream" – 5:07
  8. "Royal Explosion (Part II)" – 3:19
  9. "Wheels of Boredom" – 2:52
  10. "Borderline" – 4:02
  11. "Song for the Others" – 3:47
  12. "Age of No Reply" – 6:50

U.S. version bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "To Somewhere Else" (also available on the "Heading for a Breakdown" single)
  2. "World Bank" (also available on the "Bigtime" single)