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Albino Alligator

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Credits

4AD
11 February 1997

produced by Michael Brook
recorded at Hybrid Studios

Art direction and design by Vaughn Oliver and Chris Bigg at v23.
Motion picture photography trademark & copyright 1997 Miramax Films.

Tracks

  1. Arrival (Brook) 5'01
    • Michael Brook: guitar, keyboard
    • Anton Schwartz: saxophone
    • Bob Adams string bass, organ
    • Jason Lewis: drums
  2. Doggie Dog (Brook) 1'52
  3. Slow Town (Brook) 2'34
    • Brook: infinite guitar, keyboard bass, drum programming
    • James Pinker: hi-hat
  4. Preparation (Brook) 3'18
    • Michael Brook: infinite guitar, keyboard bass, drum programming
    • Hafez Modirzadeh: ney
    • James Pinker: cymbal
  5. Miscalculation (Brook) 1'44
    • Michael Brook: keyboard, bass
    • James Pinker: tambourine, kick-drum
    • Hafez Modirzadeh: saxophone
    • Jason Lewis: tabla, hi-hat, tom-drum
  6. Aftermath (Brook) 4'39
    • Michael Brook: infinite guitar, drum programming
    • Hafez Modirzadeh: saxophone
    • Bob Adams: bowed bass
  7. Tunnel (Brook) 5'00
    • Michael Brook: srinivas guitar, keyboard, drum programming
    • Jason Lewis: marimba
  8. Albo Gator (Brook) 4'18
    • Michael Brook: infinite guitar, drum programming
    • William Fichiner: harmonica, voice
    • Jason Lewis: tuned percussion
    • (dialogue by Christian Forte)
  9. The Promise (Brook) 4'36
    • Michael Brook: Organ keyboard, vibraphone
    • Jason Lewis: percussion
  10. The City (Brook) 5'46
    • Michael Brook: infinite guitar
    • Anton Schwartz: saophone
    • Jason Lewis: udu
    • Hafez Modirzadeh: ney
    • James Pinker: tambourine
  11. The Kicker (Brook) 1'28
    • Michael Brook: bass, infinite guitar
    • Jason Lewis: drums
    • James Pinker: shaker
  12. Exit (Brook) 4'16
    • Michael Brook: guitar, keyboard
    • Anton Schartz: saxophone
    • Hafez Modirzadeh: ney
    • Jason Lewis: drums
  13. Ill Wind (You're Blowing Me No Good) (Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen) 3'34
    • arranged by Michael Brook & Flea
    • co-produced by Michael Brook & Flea
    • Michael Brook: infinite guitar
    • Jimmy Scott: vocals
    • Michael Stipe: vocals
    • James Pinker: drums
    • Bob Adams: piano
    • Flea: bass

Notes

"Ill Wind (You're Blowing Me No Good)" is a jazz classic originally composed by Harold Arlen (perhaps most popularly known as the composer of the music to The Wizard of Oz) and Ted Koehler.

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