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Screamadelica (1991)

Primal Scream
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House music, Alternative rock, Acid house, Madchester, Electronica, Psychedelic rock

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Screamadelica is the third studio album by the Scottish alternative rock group Primal Scream and was their first to be a commercial success. It was released on 23 September 1991 in the UK by Creation Records, and 8 October 1991 in North America by Sire Records. Screamadelica peaked at #8 on the UK Albums Chart upon its initial release. The album was released to widespread critical acclaim, and is frequently acknowledged as one of the best albums of the 1990s. Screamadelica also won the first Mercury Music Prize in 1992.
The album was a significant departure from the band's early indie rock sound, drawing inspiration from the house music scene (and associated drugs) that was becoming popular at the time of its production. The band enlisted house DJs Andrew Weatherall and Terry Farley on producing duties, although the album also contained a wide range of other influences including gospel and dub.
Although the band wrote a track also called Screamadelica, it does not appear on the album. The ten minute dance track was also produced by Andrew Weatherall and sung by Denise Johnson. It appears on the Dixie Narco EP released in 1992, and is featured in the opening credits of the now rare

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Tracks

3:50 Movin' on Up
6:54 Don't Fight It, Feel It
3:38 Higher Than the Sun
5:02 Inner Flight
8:06 Come Together (Terry Farley mix)
7:02 Loaded
5:39 Damaged
6:00 I'm Comin' Down
7:38 Higher Than the Sun (A Dub Symphony in Two Parts)
3:45 Shine Like Stars
5:16 Slip Inside This House
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