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Phorword (+ Bonus Tracks)
Shamen
Phorword (+ Bonus Tracks)
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, Pop
 
Techno: 1989 Original is Reissued Now with Bonus Tracks. Includes 'you Me and Everything (Else)', and 'darkness Zion'.

      
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All Artists: Shamen
Title: Phorword (+ Bonus Tracks)
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Castle
Release Date: 6/18/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, Pop
Styles: House, Techno, Rave, Dance Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 5017615875225

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Techno: 1989 Original is Reissued Now with Bonus Tracks. Includes 'you Me and Everything (Else)', and 'darkness Zion'.

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Brilliant CD from the boys from Aberdeen
filterite | Dublin, Ireland | 06/06/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Time has been cruel to The Shamen in Britain . Cruelly mocked for their number 1 single Ebeneezer Goode they've never quite recovered their status as one of Britain's best dance rock fusionists .This was made before any " Eeezer goode " anthems had graced the nation . And what a great album it is too ! We start off with the groovy You Me And Everything ( Else ). We are lead into a track were we here pilots giving orders and reporting their progress in a war torn area set behind the synths . Next song is Negation State which is a furious Will Sinnot rap over the state of politics and how they will blanket everything that's going on in day to day life . True the Scottish accent may not be everyone's cup of tea but I think it sounds goodNext up is a remix of Raptyouare cunningly title Reraptyouare . We are lead into another remix - this time of Strange Days Dream which is good as it adds to the original . Phorward is a nice little track . It sounds slightly sinister but it's worth itThe S&N sessions are next on the list and you are given a rework of Happy Days with Colin Angus on vocals . Then we are given Knature Of A Girl which is equally great . In fact that track shows you how much The Shamen went through a total transmutation . It's hard to believe that from Drop we had these Echo & The Bunnymen/Syd Barrett influenced psychedelic rockers to these techno hybrids making strange new music .We then are given Darkness In Zion and this is a very harsh and unsettling track which jars the nerves of most listeners . A strange end to an albumSo why four stars ? Well it feels a little too short for my liking . I have the feeling they could have put more in but I won't complain - it's a great album that everybody should listen to if they are open minded about these things . It's only a pity some people will always remember them for Ebeneezer Goode - they had much more to offer"