Space Is The Plaice

by Various Artists

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    Limited edition coloured triple vinyl LP of Pussyfoot Records massive 27 track compilation: 'Space Is The Plaice'. Limited to 300 copies. Psychedelic artwork by Dan MacMillan and Kieron Livingstone. The extended digital version of the album is 35 tracks. Special pre-order price! Will go up to £32 after release.
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You sold me stars honey When you threw them in my face I went along Above the cars honey We flew around the sky Into the sun But why did you come to this party? I didn’t think that you would Why did you come to this party? I think that you misunderstood Why’d you even come to this party, When we’re all out of place Why would you come to this party, When we only work way out in space Maybe in ten thousand light years When all our clothes are worn out We will head back south In ten thousand light years All our clothes are worn out We will head back south It's a long long flight honey To an endless destination That’s unknown Between the lights honey You can talk to me about it On the phone But why did you come to this party? It’s not a thing we should do When you know that I think that it’s likely To break down if we pull it through Why’d you even come to this party Won't you get off my case No don’t you try and love me this hardly When we only work way out in space Maybe in ten thousand light years When all our clothes are worn out We will head back south In ten thousand light years All our clothes are worn out We will head back south
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Your heart beats fast My eyes move slow (slow, slow, slow..) Talking through screens Lets make believe just a little bit Not what it seems Live in a dream just a little bit There’s more to this Than ground control (so, so, so..) So you’ve fallen in As you scream into the radio 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels I still can’t sleep Your tears still flow (flow, flow, flow..) In space you still feel friction Out of all of my addictions It was you my dear Out of reach And hard to know (know, know, know..) To loose you without warning Hear me calling as i’m falling Through the atmosphere 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels On any given planet that I move on I need a couple things but to choose one You’re all I need And I’ve been feeling sick since I touched down Hard to hear with all this static in the background It’s you I breathe 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels 20,000 feet Still thinking about you Planet’s looking blue I guess it’s missing you And I know just how it feels
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"“A brilliant new compilation. This is a must listen if you like spacey ethereally produced ambient electronic music. It is a beautiful mix including some of my favourite artists like Major Force, Palm Skin Production and Pye Corner Audio. Howie B has excelled himself this time. This album has been on repeat for me this week.””

Nemone - BBC Radio 6 - Nemone's Electric Ladyland

“Fantastically ambitious...a fabulous couple of hours” ★★★★ ​

​ Record Collector Magazine

"An excellent compendium of eclectic music" Now Then Magazine

“A stellar new Pussyfoot Records compilation” Clash

After the success of Pussyfoot Records’ comeback label sampler, we are back with one stonking big compilation album. ‘Space Is The Plaice’ will be available to buy as a 3LP and 2CD with 28 tracks on each, the extended digital version is a hefty 35 tracks. The album is an aquatic space opera that will have you experiencing zero gravity beats, deep space bleeps and the gentle whir of Uranus. With artists contributing from the UK, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, USA, and all over Europe this album will take you once around the globe and then a few light years further.

The story starts with ‘Creation’, whether you believe in the big bang or a higher power, TILT’s track creates such a musical explosion that it would put the Hadron Collider into a spin! Blood Wine or Honey’s celebratory jazz filled ‘Brilliant Pebbles’ conjures the image of a modern Star Wars Cantina band. Major Force Productions are back after their last release on Pussyfoot Records 20 years back, with an east meets west gong groove set on the desert plains of Mars. MX-774 delivers ‘Into The Cosmos’; a moody electronic soundscape that builds texturally into a supernova of sound.

Our good pal Jacknife Lee makes his Pussyfoot return with ‘Overview’ a cinematic view of the earth from space. ‘Anenome Mine’ by Timothy Fife & Deadly Avenger sees ambient electronica mixing with an 80’s dirty cop theme tune. Electronic grime and spoken word find a place in ‘Crash Landing’ by Ancient Lights featuring Flowdan. Kensuke Shiina’s ‘Orbiting Satellites’ features an old-school trip-hop drum beat accompanied by some sweeping strings and swelling synths. ‘Airy’S’ is a deeply emotional song performed by knowone, asking the universe for “No more war”.

We’ve then got the two, new baby-faced Pussyfoot recruits Ninna Lundberg and Milo Clare. Lundberg’s track ‘Way Out’ is the perfect introduction to the artists powerful earth-shattering vocals, an alt pop-rock track with a dry persistent rhythm guitar and a vocal hook that can’t be put down. Milo Clare’s dreamy R&B vocals take you skywards in ‘20000’ where neo-soul drums meet funk guitar. Pussyfoot alum Dobie returns with ‘Ripley’s Theme’; a downtempo orchestral exploration of a deserted space station (say that 5 times faster). Chari Chari falls back into our arms with the thunderous synth driven ‘Backward Compatibility’. Nick Faber brings some disco to the space party with his 70’s sci-fi groove ‘Dancing At The End Of The Universe’.

Rui Da Silva goes modular in Interstellar Voyager 3 with oscillating squeaks and mysterious beat. Luke Haines’ punk-esque vocals accompany distorted synths and rhythmic bongos on ‘Deep Space Junk’. ‘Riders To The Stars’ is a psychedelic rock odyssey with massive orchestration and robo vocals by Romin. Tojin Kit also has also managed to wrangle a robot to feature on their track ‘Machina’ an epic space soundtrack. Thumping drums and spaced out vocal samples pepper Sie’s ‘Music For Space Stations’ with an element of drama. Extra-terrestrial synths build in Pye Corner Audio’s ‘Deep Space Probe. Skylab presents an eerie bedtime story set in deep space filled with robotic insectoids in ‘Hostile Planet Escape Sequence’. FPM uses a vocaloid chorus like the beach boys on atmospheric space acid create a beautiful but eerie soundscape in ‘Accept You All’.

Howie B returns with a special guest, ‘A Letter From Space’ is an emotional spoken word piece performed by actor Norman Reedus. Renowned Double bassist, Borgar Magnason meditates beautifully in the wonderfully orchestrated ‘In To The Wild’. Sunny Levine lends a voice to some synthy space whales, R&B vocals strut over the top of a relaxed beat and funky baseline. ‘Air Is The Prayer’ is rife with wonky rhythms and huge bass build, the finest space funk provided by Palm Skin Productions. Last but not least is Ofeliadorme with a literal response to ‘space’, Atmospheric production with Portishead-esque vocals.

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released November 30, 2018

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Pussyfoot was started in 1993 by Howie B and Nick Young in response to the lack of musical diversity seen in other labels. One of the first independent record labels, Pussyfoot toed the waters of musical expression through genre-bending releases. After taking a short cat nap in 2003, the label is back to licking its whiskers in 2018. ... more

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