Saturn Strip

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Saturn Strip
Alan Vega - Saturn Strip album cover.jpg
Studio album by Alan Vega
Released 1983
Recorded November - December 1982
Studio Syncro Sound Studios, Boston
Genre Pop/Rock
Length 38:07
Label Elektra
Producer Ric Ocasek
Alan Vega chronology
Collision Drive
(1981)Collision Drive1981
Saturn Strip
(1983)
Just a Million Dreams
(1985)Just a Million Dreams1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Saturn Strip is an album by Alan Vega, released in 1983 on Elektra Records. The album was produced by Ric Ocasek and features musical contributions from Al Jourgensen.[2] "Kid Congo" is a homage to Kid Congo Powers. The album was reissued on CD in 2004 by Wounded Bird, which also included the Just a Million Dreams album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Saturn Drive" (Al Jourgensen, Alan Vega) - 5:36
  2. "Video Babe" (Vega) - 3:17
  3. "American Dreamer" (Ric Ocasek, Vega) - 5:04
  4. "Kid Congo" (Vega) - 2:37
  5. "Goodbye Darling" (Mark Kuch, Vega) - 2:38
  6. "Wipeout Beat" (Vega) - 5:59
  7. "Je T'Adore" (Vega) - 3:40
  8. "Angel" (Vega) - 5:06
  9. "Every 1's a Winner" (Errol Brown) - 4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Alan Vega - vocals
  • Larry Chaplin - bass
  • Sesu Coleman - drums
  • Stephen George - drums on "Saturn Drive", "American Dreamer", "Wipeout Beat"
  • Mark Kuch - guitar
  • Ric Ocasek - guitar, keyboards
  • Al Jourgensen - keyboards on "Saturn Drive"
  • Greg Hawkes - synthesizer, saxophone on "Wipeout Beat"
  • Michael Zilkha - executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Valdivia, Victor W. "Saturn Strip". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Saturn Strip/ Just A Million Dreams". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-04-30.