Origin of the Species, Vol. 2

Origin of the Species, Vol. 2

by Psychic TV

CD

Overview

The two-disc Origin of the Species, Vol. 2 rescues a sizable number of Psychic TV house tracks from out-of-print obscurity. The first disc is drawn from the albums Jack the Tab: Acid Tablets, Vol. 1 (1988) and Tekno Acid Beat (1989), while the second disc features the Ultradrug material issued in 1995. The Jack the Tab cuts are the most interesting, having been issued as a fake various-artists compilation and actually featuring Psychic TV working with former Soft Cell keyboardist Dave Ball and writer Richard Norris. Since the tracks here aren't culled from as wide a variety of sources as the first volume of Origin of the Species, it isn't quite as consistent a listen, but it does capture the group at their acid-house peak, and all of this material has been very difficult to find for a long time.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/31/1999
Label: Invisible Records
UPC: 0637642010021
catalogNumber: 420100

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Psychic TV   Primary Artist
Fred Giannelli   Guitar,Keyboards
Dave Ball   Keyboards
Gini Ball   Violin,Viola
Alex Fergusson   Guitar
Genesis P-Orridge   Keyboards
Richard Norris   Guitar,Vocals
Z'ev   Percussion
Hugo Longden   Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Fred Giannelli   Composer,Programming
Dave Ball   drum programming
Genesis P-Orridge   Composer,Liner Notes,drum programming
Richard Norris   Artwork,drum programming
Alex Russell   Composer
Richard Schiessl   Composer
Stefan Weisser   Composer
Simon Norris   Artwork
Val Denham   Artwork

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