The Free Design (EP)

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The Free Design
EP by
Released6 September 1999 (UK)
GenreArt pop
LabelDuophonic (UK)
Stereolab chronology
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The Free Design
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The Free Design is a September 1999 EP by the group Stereolab which served as the lead single from their sixth full-length studio album, Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night. All four of its tracks were later re-released on the Oscillons from the Anti-Sun compilation.

The 12" and CD formats were classed as a budget album for chart purposes, and peaked at #6 on the UK Budget Albums chart. The two-track 7" format appeared separately on the UK Singles chart at #157.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Free Design" – 3:46
  2. "Escape Pod (From the World of Medical Observations)" – 3:57
  3. "With Friends Like These" – 5:49
  4. "Les Aimies des Memes" – 3:54


  • "The Free Design/Escape Pod". Stereolab. All Media Guide/All Music. Retrieved 2007-05-05.
  • "free design". Stereolab Official Site. Stereolab. Retrieved 2007-05-05.