The First of the Microbe Hunters

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The First of the Microbe Hunters
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EP by
Released16 May 2000
RecordedMarch 1997, January 2000
Studio
Length39:47
Label
Producer
Stereolab chronology
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night
(1999)
The First of the Microbe Hunters
(2000)
Captain Easychord
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
New Musical Express3.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork6.8[3]

The First of the Microbe Hunters is the fifth EP by English-French rock band Stereolab. It was released on 16 May 2000 in the United Kingdom by Duophonic Records and in the United States by Elektra Records. Its title makes reference to the book Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruif, in which the first chapter is dedicated to Dutch scientist Anton van Leeuwenhoek, named "the first of the microbe hunters".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Lætitia Sadier and Tim Gane, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Outer Bongolia"Sean O'Hagan, Gane, Andy Ramsay9:29
2."Intervals" 4:38
3."Barock-Plastik" 3:17
4."Nomus Et Phusis" 4:23
5."I Feel The Air (Of Another Planet)" 8:12
6."Household Names" 3:43
7."Retrograde Mirror Form" 6:45
Total length:39:47

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[4]

Stereolab

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "The First Of The Microbe Hunters". New Musical Express. 12 September 2005. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  3. ^ DiCrescenzo, Brent. "Stereolab: The First of the Microbe Hunters". Pitchfork. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  4. ^ The First of the Microbe Hunters (liner notes). Stereolab. Duophonic Records. 2000. D-UHF-CD25.CS1 maint: others (link)

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