Are You Shpongled?
|Are You Shpongled?|
|Studio album by|
|Released||25 January 1998|
|Studio||The Hallucinogen Sound Labs in Dorset, UK|
Are You Shpongled? is the first of six albums released by Shpongle. Are You Shpongled? sold in excess of 30,000 copies. A remastered version of Are You Shpongled? was released on 30 June 2017, along with a limited edition super-deluxe triple vinyl set.
|5.||"Behind Closed Eyelids"||12:29|
|6.||"Divine Moments of Truth"||10:20|
|7.||"...And The Day Turned To Night"||19:57|
- Raja Ram: silver flute in C, vocals, illustrations
- Simon Posford: synthesizer, guitars, drums, bass, engineering, mixing , programming
- Dave Bernez: mastering at Townhouse Studios
- Mark Neal: sleeve
- Sat Ram Bradley: mask sculpture
- Warwick Saint: photography
- The song "Divine Moments of Truth" is a tribute to the psychoactive drug Dimethyltryptamine (DMT).
- "Monster Hit" contains a female vocal sample from sample CD "Deepest India" by Zero-G.
- The throat singing in the beginning of "Divine Moments of Truth" is taken from a sample CD called Vocal Planet by Spectrasonics.
- The track "Vapour Rumours" contains a sample from the 1990s The Outer Limits series' Second Soul episode.
- "Behind Closed Eyelids" features a section of speech from an interview with Aldous Huxley from which the title is derived.
In popular culture
- "Divine Moments of Truth" is also popular for being used in the widespread flash animation "Flashback".
- "...And The Day Turned To Night" would later be remixed by Eat Static on Shpongle's remix album. It is listed as "...And the Day Turned To Fright"