Sacrilege: The Remixes

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All Music Guide - Sean Cooper
Anticipating their detractors with an ironic indictment against purity, Can yes, the band were consulted stepped aside while a somewhat ponderous collection of remixers mucked about in their back catalog, Sacrilege being the result. Although the album might have been more appropriate a few years earlier Can sound about as experimental today as your average auto advert and with a more bizarre slate of remixers Westbam? Kris Needs?, the album is nevertheless an interesting collection of occasionally inspired reinterpretations of classic Can material, with high points hit by Carl Craig's dystopian fog, "Future Days," and Air Liquide's rousing groover "Flow Motion." Of course, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Sean Cooper
Anticipating their detractors with an ironic indictment against purity, Can yes, the band were consulted stepped aside while a somewhat ponderous collection of remixers mucked about in their back catalog, Sacrilege being the result. Although the album might have been more appropriate a few years earlier Can sound about as experimental today as your average auto advert and with a more bizarre slate of remixers Westbam? Kris Needs?, the album is nevertheless an interesting collection of occasionally inspired reinterpretations of classic Can material, with high points hit by Carl Craig's dystopian fog, "Future Days," and Air Liquide's rousing groover "Flow Motion." Of course, Can's own tendency toward self-indulgence means you can hardly fault the worst of these tracks the Orb's oddly subpar "Halleluwah," U.N.K.L.E.'s forgettable-before-you've-even-finished-with-it stutterer "Vitamin C" for doing the same thing, but that doesn't make them any easier to listen to.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/1997
  • Label: Mute U.S.
  • UPC: 724596903322
  • Catalog Number: 9033
  • Sales rank: 133,543

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Can Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Jah Wobble Bass
Kenji Jammer Violin
Technical Credits
Can Composer
Steve Hillage Producer, Remixing
The Orb Remixing
Lee Ranaldo Remixing
Sonic Youth Remixing
A Guy Called Gerald Remixing
WestBam Remixing
Pete Shelley Remixing
System 7 Producer, Remixing
Bo Diddley Composer
Brian Eno Remixing
Miquette Giraudy Producer, Remixing
Kim Gordon Remixing
Gareth Jones Remixing
Fran├žois Kevorkian Producer, Remixing
Daniel Miller Producer, Executive Producer, Remixing
Thurston Moore Remixing
PK Engineer
Richardson Remixing
Steve Shelley Remixing
Paul Statham Remixing
Wharton Tiers Remixing
Pascal Gabriel Remixing
Carl Craig Remixing
UNKLE Remixing
Kris Needs Remixing
Rob Rives Producer, Remixing
Russell Haswell Engineer
Klaus Jankuhn Remixing
Dr. Walker Remixing
Henry Cullen Engineer
Frank Heiss Remixing
Ramjack Programming
Kudo Engineer
Hiller Remixing
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