Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi

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Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi
Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi.jpg
Studio album by Thievery Corporation
Released 1996 (Germany)
June 7, 1997 (United States)
Recorded 1996
Genre
Length 72:09
Label ESL
Producer
  • Rob Garza
  • Eric Hilton
Thievery Corporation chronology
Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi
(1996)
The Mirror Conspiracy
(2000)The Mirror Conspiracy2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi is the debut studio album by American electronic music duo Thievery Corporation. It was first released in 1996 in Germany and on June 7, 1997 by ESL Music in the United States. Guest vocals include Pam Bricker and Bebel Gilberto. As of 2002. the album has sold over 33,000 copies in US according to Nielsen SoundScan. [2]

Track listing[edit]

Original release[edit]

This version was released in 1996 by ESL Music in Germany. It was later released by 4AD in the United Kingdom [3] and by Rough Trade Germany in Germany[4] and in 2002 by Labels in France.[5]

  1. "A Warning (Dub)" – 2:21
  2. "2001 Spliff Odyssey" – 7:45
  3. "Shaolin Satellite" – 6:26
  4. "Vivid" - 4:22
  5. "Universal Highness" – 4:25
  6. "Incident at Gate 7" – 6:27
  7. "Scene at the Open Air Market" – 2:36
  8. "The Glass Bead Game" – 6:15
  9. "The Foundation" – 5:39
  10. "Interlude" – 2:26
  11. "The Oscillator" – 4:14
  12. "So Vast as the Sky" - 5:02
  13. ".38.45 (A Thievery Number)" – 5:11
  14. "Walking Through Babylon" – 4:27

US release[edit]

This was released by Eighteenth Street Lounge Music on June 7, 1997.[6]

  1. "A Warning (Dub)" – 2:14
  2. "2001 Spliff Odyssey" – 5:06
  3. "Shaolin Satellite" – 6:23
  4. "Transcendence" – 4:06
  5. "Universal Highness" – 4:21
  6. "Incident at Gate 7" – 6:28
  7. "Manha" – 3:48
  8. "Scene at the Open Air Market" – 2:57
  9. "The Glass Bead Game" – 6:11
  10. "Encounter in Bahia" – 3:59
  11. "The Foundation" – 5:38
  12. "Interlude" – 2:22
  13. "The Oscillator" – 4:14
  14. "Assault on Babylon" – 4:25
  15. ".38.45 (A Thievery Number)" – 5:06
  16. "One" – 4:51

2006 re-release[edit]

Eighteenth Street Lounge Music rereleased the album in early 2006 with the following track listing.[7]

  1. "A Warning (Dub)" – 2:14
  2. "2001 Spliff Odyssey" – 5:06
  3. "Shaolin Satellite" – 6:23
  4. "Transcendence" – 4:06
  5. "Universal Highness" – 4:21
  6. "Incident at Gate 7" – 6:28
  7. "Scene at the Open Air Market" – 2:57
  8. "The Glass Bead Game" – 6:11
  9. "Encounter in Bahia" – 3:59
  10. "The Foundation" – 5:38
  11. "Interlude" – 2:22
  12. "The Oscillator" – 4:14
  13. "Assault on Babylon" – 4:25
  14. ".38.45 (A Thievery Number)" – 5:06
  15. "One" – 4:51
  16. "Sun, Moon & Stars" – 4:30
  17. "The Sleeper Car" – 3:07

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