Syncopated City

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Syncopated City
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Studio album by London Elektricity
Released CD - September 26, 2008
mp3 Digital Download - September 27, 2008
Recorded May 2007 - May 2008
Genre Drum and bass, electronica, liquid funk
Length 1:06:45
Label Hospital Records
Producer Tony Colman
London Elektricity chronology
Power Ballads
(2005)
Syncopated City
(2008)
Yikes!
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Resident Advisor 3.5/5 stars[1]

Syncopated City is fourth studio album and sixth album overall by liquid funk act London Elektricity. It was released on LP on September 1, 2008, on CD on the September 26, 2008, and via digital download a day later. Before release, several of the songs featured on the album were played on the Hospital Podcast presented by London Elektricity frontman Tony Colman.

The day after release, on September 27, 2008 London Elektricity performed at "World of Drum & Bass: The Big One" festival in Moscow, Russia, that was headlined by LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad.

The album features vocals by Tony Colman, with Liane Carroll taking lead vocals on 5 of the tracks. Elsa Hedberg (aka Elsa Esmeralda) and Tomahawk also feature as vocalists on "Just One Second" and "Attack Ships On Fire" respectively.

LP release lacks "South Eastern Dream", "Attack Ships on Fire", "Outnumbered" and "Syncopated City Revisited" tracks, but has a unique song named "Maybe I Was Wrong" featuring vocalist Pat Fulgoni.

"Maybe I Was Wrong" was later released on Japanese special edition CD on Nov 30, 2008 as one of the bonus tracks.

A promotional video was shot for "All Hell Is Breaking Loose" single.

Track listing[edit]

LP (NHS142LPX)[edit]

  1. Bare Religion - 6:07
  2. Just One Second - 5:39
  3. Sat Nav - 6:46
  4. This Dark Matter - 7:05
  5. USKA – 6:05
  6. All Hell Is Breaking Loose - 4:44
  7. Point of No Return - 5:52
  8. Maybe I Was Wrong - 6:39

CD (NHS142CD)[edit]

  1. Bare Religion – 6:27
  2. This Dark Matter - 7:03
  3. Just One Second – 5:38
  4. All Hell Is Breaking Loose – 4:44
  5. South Eastern Dream – 6:45
  6. Attack Ships on Fire – 6:02
  7. The Point of No Return – 5:55
  8. Outnumbered – 5:16
  9. USKA – 5:42
  10. Sat Nav – 6:47
  11. Syncopated City Revisited – 6:26

Japanese Special Edition (NHS142JAPAN)[edit]

  1. Bare Religion – 6:27
  2. This Dark Matter - 7:03
  3. Just One Second – 5:38
  4. All Hell Is Breaking Loose – 4:44
  5. South Eastern Dream – 6:45
  6. Attack Ships on Fire – 6:02
  7. The Point of No Return – 5:55
  8. Outnumbered – 5:16
  9. USKA – 5:42
  10. Sat Nav – 6:47
  11. Syncopated City Revisited – 6:26
  12. Jikan Wo Tomete (featuring Maki Nomiya) - 05:38
  13. Maybe I Was Wrong - 06:52
  14. Just One Second (Radio Edit) - 03:27

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tryggvason, Karl (September 2008). "RA Reviews: London Elektricity". Resident Advisor. Retrieved September 17, 2014. 

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