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Live album by Porcupine Tree
Released 2005
Recorded 21 July 2003
Genre Progressive rock, alternative rock
Length 50:44
Label Transmission
Porcupine Tree chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
DPRP (7.5/10)[1]

XMII (also known as Transmission 4.1) is a live-in-studio album by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, released in June 2005. It is the band's second session for XM Satellite Radio and was recorded on 21 July 2003. Unlike its predecessor, XM, XMII contains mostly tracks from the Lightbulb Sun album. The album was issued on the band's own Transmission label and sold only at shows and through Porcupine Tree's online store, Burning Shed. An interesting feature of the album is the song "Fadeaway" sung by guest guitarist John Wesley.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Shesmovedon" (from Lightbulb Sun) Steven Wilson 5:09
2. "Fadeaway" (from Up the Downstair) Alan Duffy, Wilson 5:18
3. "Trains" (from In Absentia) Wilson 5:30
4. "Hatesong" (from Lightbulb Sun) Colin Edwin, Wilson 8:29
5. "Pure Narcotic" (from Stupid Dream) Wilson 5:10
6. "Russia on Ice" (from Lightbulb Sun) Richard Barbieri, Edwin, Chris Maitland, Wilson 12:04
7. "Last Chance to Evacuate Planet Earth Before it is Recycled" (from Lightbulb Sun) Wilson 4:57
8. "Feel So Low" (from Lightbulb Sun) Wilson 3:51


  1. ^ Sander, Ed (2007). "DPRP Reviews - 2005 - Volume 43". dprp.net. Retrieved 6 July 2011.