The Globe (album)

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The Globe
BAD II - The Globe.jpg
Studio album by Big Audio Dynamite II
Released 16 June 1991 (other territories); 6 August 1991 (US)
Recorded 1990-1991
Genre Rock, alternative dance
Length 50:37
Label Columbia
Producer Mick Jones, André Shapps, Oliver "Olimax" Maxwell
Big Audio Dynamite II chronology
The Globe
Ally Pally Paradiso
Singles from The Globe
  1. "Rush"
    Released: June 1991
  2. "The Globe"
    Released: December 1991
  3. "Innocent Child"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Globe is the fifth album by Alternative dance group Big Audio Dynamite II, their second album credited under that name instead of Big Audio Dynamite. It was released on 6 August 1991 in the United States, and 16 June 1991 elsewhere, just after their limited UK-only album Kool-Aid and includes reworked versions of some of its songs. The Globe was certified Gold by the RIAA. Some CD versions came with the live album Ally Pally Paradiso as an additional disc.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Rush" 4:17
2. "Can't Wait/Live" 4:37
3. "I Don't Know" 5:59
4. "The Globe" 6:04
5. "Innocent Child" 5:58
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "Green Grass" (Written by Jones, Stonadge, André Shapps) 5:24
7. "Kool-Aid" 4:05
8. "In My Dreams" (Written by Jones, Stonadge, Nick Hawkins) 4:04
9. "When the Time Comes" 6:32
10. "The Tea Party" 3:39


Big Audio Dynamite II[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Gobblebox – vocals on 4
  • Sipho the Human Beatbox – beatbox on 4
  • Lorna Stucki – vocals on 10

Cover design[edit]

The album cover was designed by surfer Shawn Stussy, who would later go on to found the eponymous fashion brand.[2][3]


  1. ^ Demalon, Tom. Review: The Globe. Allmusic. Retrieved on 10 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Planet B@D1" (PDF). Planet B@D. 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Myers, Ben (21 January 2011). "Big Audio Dynamite: more pioneering than the Clash?". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 September 2015.