ZANG TUMB TUMB DISCOGRAPHY “…which deny the freedom of the flesh…”

Art of Noise

Metaforce


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Type: Single

Format: Compact disc

Label: Zang Tuum Tumb

Catalogue ref.: ZANG129CD

Series: ZTT series no. 129


Release date: 14 June 1999

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chart position: UK: (Starting 26/6/1999) 53; 91


Sleeve design: Art of noise; ABA design

Artwork

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Compact disc sleeve: Front

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Compact disc sleeve: Back

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Compact disc sleeve: Front

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Compact disc sleeve: Back

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Compact disc: Label

Printed tracklisting

  1. Metaforce
  2. Metaforce (The size of a metaphor: mix by Roni Size)
  3. Metaforce (The beat of a metaphor: mix by Rhythm Masters)

Actual tracklisting

  1. Metaforce (Single version) 04:10
  2. Metaforce (The size of a metaphor: mix by Roni Size) 05:41
  3. Metaforce (The beat of a metaphor: mix by Rhythm Masters) 06:53

Occasionally the tracklisting printed on the sleeve art of a release isn’t 100% accurate. Tracks may be missing, mixes unspecified or misnamed. For this reason a more accurate actual tracklisting is shown alongside the printed tracklisting.

Sleeve Notes

Outer sleeve: Front

art of noise*

metaforce

your forecaster: RAKIM

(a metaphor for a single)

Outer sleeve: Back

(barcode)

5 030094 032323

ztt129cd (CD logo)

* as the image of a group

1. metaforce

2. metaforce—the size of a metaphor: mix by roni size

3. metaforce—the beat of a metaphor: mix by rhythm masters

(ZTT logo)

art of noise would like to you to feel good about yourselves, so to speak. ℗ 1999 ZTT records ltd. © 1999 ZTT records ltd. The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by ZTT records ltd.

ZTT can be viewed on: http:\\www.ztt.com

travel to art of noise’s wonderful world of the world at: www.theartofnoise.com

Inner sleeve: Front

EXTRACT FROM AN INDEX TO ART OF NOISE’S WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE WORLD ztt129cd

A

Absolut, 124, 231

Adams, John, 138

Androgyny, 45, 67, 69

‘adverteasing’, 6, 166, 205, 207

air, 234

Air, 234

Alice In Wonderland, 138

alphabetical order, 34, 56, 79, 180

Amsterdam, 234

analog, 234, 236–238, 240

Aniston, Jennifer, 138

antibody, 241–242, 244, 252

apocalypse, 32–34, 189

Apollinaire, G, 109

apostrophe, 235

Apple, 209

‘appropriation’, 106

‘approximation’, 1, 67, 123, 238

Armageddon, 246

Arp, H, 107, 125

Art of Noise, 1, 6–34, 56, 58, 63, 65, 67, 78, 80, 87–93, 96, 102, 106, 108, 138, 144, 153, 155, 157, 186, 220–239, 245, 247, 250

Avery, Tex, 138

B

Bakker, Jim, 210

Baker, Nicholson, 138

Ballard, J.G., 1, 138, 250

Balzac, H, de, 18, 153, 187

Barrymore, Drew, 138, 203

Barth, Karl, 10, 23

Batailles, Georges, 6, 56, 91, 187–189

Baudelaire, C, 32, 34, 40, 49, 40, 49, 53, 123, 138, 145, 178, 189, 195, 200, 204, 219, 234, 250

Baudrillard, Jean, 6, 182, 185, 205

Beatles, 189

Beastie Boys, 138

The Beautiful and the Damned, 199

Beavis and Butthead, 187, 210

Berlin Wall, 202, 206, 210

Best, G, 123, 156

Beta Cells, 247–249

Bing, Chandler, 45, 231

Blake, William, 197

Blind Date, 138

Blue, 56, 68, 89

Blur, 138

breathing, 1,250

Breton, Andre, 138

Buddism, 3, 5, 58, 138

Buscemi, Steve, 138

Byrne, David, 191

“music is not just the expression of a feeling—it is the feeling itself.”—claude debussy

Inner sleeve: Back

metaforce

produced by trevor horn and sharktank, narration by john hurt, vocals by rakim, and so debussy prepared for the future, because tomorrow must be different. recorded and mixed by tim weidner, rhythm arrangement: sharktank, string pad: dan vickers, backing vocal: hassan, decks: dj sond and tomorrow will be hotter.

metaforce—the size of a metaphor: mix

remix & additional production by roni size at studio drum, Bristol. Engineered by dave amso. and so debussy prepared for the future, because he could see right through it.

metaforce—the beat of a metaphor: mix

remix & additional production by rhythm masters (chetcuti/mcguinness) for seven music promotions. Debussy measured the distance from beat to beat, and the rest was the future.

metaforce written by art of noise and rakim. anne dudley published by buffalo music ltd. and administered by a.e. copyrights ltd. (prs), lol creme published by splat music and administered by perfect songs ltd. / spz music inc., trevor horn published by unforgettable songs ltd. / spz music inc., paul morley published by perfect songs ltd. / spz music inc, rakim published by 18th letter music publishing (bmi.). music words motion and emotion based on the mentality and lust of claude debussy and charles baudelaire. our thanks to jj jeczalik an gary langan, two of the original founder members of the art of noise rakim appears courtesy of universal records.

sleeve design by abab design, dublin and the metaphorical art of noise

metaphotography: clare langan

metamanagement: principle management

was it not art of noise who said, “how do you do and how do you play and how do you listen and what do you think and what happens next and is it really necessary and how’s the weather and.” was it not claude debussy who said, “there must be only pleasure.” was it not charles baudelaire who said, “beauty is infinity in the infinite.” was it not rakim who said, “make me aerodynamic in the evening air.”

“how often music engulfs me like the sea!”—charles baudelaire

Label

ztt129cd (ZTT logo) (CD logo)

spin city

art of noise*

metaforce

your forecaster: RAKIM