Scientist Meets the Space Invaders

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Scientist Meets the Space Invaders
Scientist Meets the Space Invaders (Scientist) album cover.jpg
Studio album by
StudioChannel One Studios, Kingston, Jamaica
LabelGreensleeves GREL19
ProducerMickie "Roots" Scott, Linval Thompson
Scientist chronology
Big Showdown at King Tubby's
Scientist Meets the Space Invaders
Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Scientist Meets the Space Invaders is a 1981 album by the dub musician Scientist.

The album was produced by Mickie "Roots" Scott and Linval Thompson. The recording was done at Channel One Studios backed by the Roots Radics, and mixed at King Tubby's. The recording was by Stanley "Barnabas" Bryan, Anthony "Crucial Bunny" Graham and Maxwell "Maxie" McKenzie. The cover artwork is by Tony McDermott.

The tracks that formed the basis of the album were Thompson productions including Wayne Wade's "Poor and Humble" ("Cloning Process"), and Johnny Osbourne's "Kiss Somebody" ("Quasar").[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Linval Thompson

Side one - First Wall
  1. "Beam Down" - 3:20
  2. "Red Shift" - 3:33
  3. "Time Warp" - 2:51
  4. "Cloning Process" - 4:16
  5. "Pulsar" - 3:10
Side two - Second Wall
  1. "Laser Attack" - 3:45
  2. "Dematerialise" - 2:48
  3. "Fission" - 2:35
  4. "Super Nova Explosion" - 2:34
  5. "Quasar" - 2:58


  • Scientist - mixing
  • Stanley "Barnabas" Bryan, Anthony "Crucial Bunny" Graham, Lancelot "Maxie" McKenzie - recording
  • Tony McDermott - cover artwork


  1. ^ Cook, Stephen "Scientist Meets the Space Invaders Review", Allmusic, Macrovision Corporation
  2. ^ Barrow, Steve & Dalton, Peter (1999) Reggae: 100 Essential CDs - The Rough Guide, Rough Guides, ISBN 1-85828-567-4, p.151-152