Transworld Ultra Rock

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Transworld Ultra Rock
Electric Eel Shock Transworld Ultra Rock Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by Electric Eel Shock
Released October 1, 2007[1]
Recorded 2007
Genre Garage rock
Rock and Roll
Heavy metal
Length 40:56 (excluding bonus tracks)
Label Double Peace
P-Vine
Producer Attie Bauw
Electric Eel Shock chronology
Beat Me
(2004)Beat Me2004
Transworld Ultra Rock
(2007)
Sugoi Indeed
(2009)Sugoi Indeed2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
rocklouder.co.uk 4/5 stars link

Transworld Ultra Rock is the seventh album of Japanese band Electric Eel Shock and was released in 2007. The Album was produced, engineered, mixed, and mastered by Attie Bauw. The album was recorded at Bauwhaus Studios, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Drums were recorded at The Tracking Room, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Additional vocal arrangement and production on track 12 by David Laudat.

The name of this album is based upon the name of the hit 1970s Japanese television show Transamerica Ultra Quiz.[2]

The songs "Joe" and "Joe II" were inspired by the 1970s Anime/Manga Tomorrow's Joe's main character.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Electric Eel Shock, except track 12 written by Riperton/Rudolph.

No. Title Length
1. "I Can't Hear You" 3:11
2. "Big Mistake" 3:02
3. "Dice de Try!" 3:05
4. "Joe" 3:45
5. "Joe II" 2:36
6. "Kill the Weekend" 3:50
7. "War" 3:26
8. "Transamerica Ultra Rock" 2:25
9. "Limousine" 2:30
10. "Baby" 3:11
11. "All My Music" 5:15
12. "Lovin' You" 4:37
13. "Bastard (Bonus Track)" 2:30
14. "No Standing Still (Bonus Track)" 3:09

Tracks 13 and 14 are bonus tracks that only appear on the Japanese version of this album released by P-Vine Records. The bonus track "Bastard" was bastardised by Timmy B .

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom October 1, 2007 Double Peace Stereo Compact Disc  ?
Stereo LP  ?
Japan November 16, 2007 P-Vine Stereo Compact Disc PCD-24198

Personnel[edit]

  • Akihito Morimoto – Guitar/Vocals
  • Kazuto Maekawa – Bass
  • Tomoharu "Gian" Ito – Drums
  • The Bauwhaus Whistle Orchestra – Whistling on track 8 (Wayne Charlton credited as Lead Whistler)
  • Jolien Grunberg – Additional vocals on track 12.
  • Bob Slayer – Manager.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tolley, S" "Electric Eel Shock – Transworld Ultra Shock" http://www.rocklouder.co.uk/articles/4068/Electric-Eel-Shock---Transworld-Ultra-Shock.html
  2. ^ a b "Grunebaum, D" "metropolis.co.jp" "http://metropolis.co.jp/tokyo/721/music_beat.asp"