History Music / PrimalScream

23rd Aug '16 4:42:08 AM Morgenthaler
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While Primal Scream did gain some publicity from contributing the song "Velocity Girl" to the ''C86'' compilation, the band suffered from lineup instability, with the lineup eventually paired down to Gillespie, Young, Beattie, Innes and a new drummer. Their debut ''Sonic Flower Groove'' suffered from a torturous birth, being recorded at two separate studios with two separate producers and costing a total of £100,000, having nothing to show for it besides a batch of dull, jangly TheByrds photocopies. The album barely got into the charts and received terrible reviews, prompting more resignations from the band.

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While Primal Scream did gain some publicity from contributing the song "Velocity Girl" to the ''C86'' compilation, the band suffered from lineup instability, with the lineup eventually paired down to Gillespie, Young, Beattie, Innes and a new drummer. Their debut ''Sonic Flower Groove'' suffered from a torturous birth, being recorded at two separate studios with two separate producers and costing a total of £100,000, having nothing to show for it besides a batch of dull, jangly TheByrds Music/TheByrds photocopies. The album barely got into the charts and received terrible reviews, prompting more resignations from the band.
20th Aug '16 4:47:42 AM Morgenthaler
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Primal Scream returned in 1997 with a new lineup, including former TheStoneRoses bassist Mani and drummer Paul Mulraney. Reuniting with former collaborators/producers Brendan Lynch and Andrew Weatherall, ''Vanishing Point'' saw the band return to the electronic-rock fusion they found success with, but this time with a DarkerAndEdgier bent and a bigger influence from {{Krautrock}}, TripHop and dub - quite appropriate for an album inspired by the film ''The Vanishing Point''. With this, Primal Scream [[WinBackTheCrowd Won Back The Crowd]] they lost with ''Give Out''.

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Primal Scream returned in 1997 with a new lineup, including former TheStoneRoses Music/TheStoneRoses bassist Mani and drummer Paul Mulraney. Reuniting with former collaborators/producers Brendan Lynch and Andrew Weatherall, ''Vanishing Point'' saw the band return to the electronic-rock fusion they found success with, but this time with a DarkerAndEdgier bent and a bigger influence from {{Krautrock}}, TripHop and dub - quite appropriate for an album inspired by the film ''The Vanishing Point''. With this, Primal Scream [[WinBackTheCrowd Won Back The Crowd]] they lost with ''Give Out''.
20th Aug '16 4:43:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[TheStoneRoses Gary "Mani" Mounfield]] - bass (joined 1997)

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* [[TheStoneRoses [[Music/TheStoneRoses Gary "Mani" Mounfield]] - bass (joined 1997)
18th Apr '16 12:12:53 AM aye_amber
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For their follow-up ''XTRMNTR'', the band recast themselves as angry-political revolutionaries, matching {{Anvilicious}}, clumsy sociopolitical lyrics with the hardest, harshest songs they ever wrote, drawing inspiration this time from IndustrialMetal. The album featured contributions from [[NewOrder Bernard Sumner]], Brendan Lynch, Adrian Sherwood, The Chemical Brothers and [[Music/MyBloodyValentine Kevin Shields]], the latter of whom continued to work and tour with the band for a while. Shields was never an official member of the band however, since Music/MyBloodyValentine never actually broke up and PrimalScream never actually clarified if he was a member. They carried on with the angry-electro-metal ''Evil Heat'', which boasted a similarly impressive list of contributors - [[Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain Jim Reid]], [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant]], former member Paul Harte and... er, Kate Moss. She was part of the package.

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For their follow-up ''XTRMNTR'', the band recast themselves as angry-political revolutionaries, matching {{Anvilicious}}, clumsy sociopolitical lyrics with the hardest, harshest songs they ever wrote, drawing inspiration this time from IndustrialMetal. The album featured contributions from [[NewOrder [[Music/NewOrder Bernard Sumner]], Brendan Lynch, Adrian Sherwood, The Chemical Brothers and [[Music/MyBloodyValentine Kevin Shields]], the latter of whom continued to work and tour with the band for a while. Shields was never an official member of the band however, since Music/MyBloodyValentine never actually broke up and PrimalScream Primal Scream never actually clarified if he was a member. They carried on with the angry-electro-metal ''Evil Heat'', which boasted a similarly impressive list of contributors - [[Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain Jim Reid]], [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant]], former member Paul Harte and... er, Kate Moss. She was part of the package.
25th Mar '16 2:47:49 PM GaryKing95
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* ''Chaosmosis'' (2016)
12th Mar '16 5:17:21 AM Exxolon
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->''Get your rocks off, get your rocks off, honey,\\
Shake it now now, get 'em off downtown.\\
Get your rocks off, get your rocks off, honey,\\
Shake it now now, get 'em off downtown.''
-->"Rocks"
19th May '15 7:07:11 AM Morgenthaler
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Primal Scream's long and slightly complicated history begins in 1982, when [[FaceOfTheBand frontman]], vocalist and chief mastermind Bobby Gillespie joined forces with his guitarist friend Jim Beattie. At first, PS was merely something Gillespie did in his spare time, with his full-time job being drumming for TheJesusAndMaryChain (he's the one who plays drums on ''Psychocandy''). However, the band's lineup quickly expanded to include Robert Young on bass, Stuart May on guitar, drummer Tom [=McGurk=] and tambourine player Martin St. John. PS got a contract with notable alternative label Creation Records [[note]]Music/MyBloodyValentine, TheJesusAndMaryChain, SaintEtienne, {{Ride}}, {{Oasis}}[[/note]] and released a single, "All Fall Down". Gillespie was then given an ultimatum to either dissolve Primal Scream and join JAMC full-time or resign, choosing the latter option.

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Primal Scream's long and slightly complicated history begins in 1982, when [[FaceOfTheBand frontman]], vocalist and chief mastermind Bobby Gillespie joined forces with his guitarist friend Jim Beattie. At first, PS was merely something Gillespie did in his spare time, with his full-time job being drumming for TheJesusAndMaryChain Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain (he's the one who plays drums on ''Psychocandy''). However, the band's lineup quickly expanded to include Robert Young on bass, Stuart May on guitar, drummer Tom [=McGurk=] and tambourine player Martin St. John. PS got a contract with notable alternative label Creation Records [[note]]Music/MyBloodyValentine, TheJesusAndMaryChain, SaintEtienne, {{Ride}}, {{Oasis}}[[/note]] Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain, Music/SaintEtienne, Music/{{Ride}}, Music/{{Oasis}}[[/note]] and released a single, "All Fall Down". Gillespie was then given an ultimatum to either dissolve Primal Scream and join JAMC full-time or resign, choosing the latter option.



For their follow-up ''XTRMNTR'', the band recast themselves as angry-political revolutionaries, matching {{Anvilicious}}, clumsy sociopolitical lyrics with the hardest, harshest songs they ever wrote, drawing inspiration this time from IndustrialMetal. The album featured contributions from [[NewOrder Bernard Sumner]], Brendan Lynch, Adrian Sherwood, The Chemical Brothers and [[Music/MyBloodyValentine Kevin Shields]], the latter of whom continued to work and tour with the band for a while. Shields was never an official member of the band however, since Music/MyBloodyValentine never actually broke up and PrimalScream never actually clarified if he was a member. They carried on with the angry-electro-metal ''Evil Heat'', which boasted a similarly impressive list of contributors - [[TheJesusAndMaryChain Jim Reid]], [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant]], former member Paul Harte and... er, Kate Moss. She was part of the package.

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For their follow-up ''XTRMNTR'', the band recast themselves as angry-political revolutionaries, matching {{Anvilicious}}, clumsy sociopolitical lyrics with the hardest, harshest songs they ever wrote, drawing inspiration this time from IndustrialMetal. The album featured contributions from [[NewOrder Bernard Sumner]], Brendan Lynch, Adrian Sherwood, The Chemical Brothers and [[Music/MyBloodyValentine Kevin Shields]], the latter of whom continued to work and tour with the band for a while. Shields was never an official member of the band however, since Music/MyBloodyValentine never actually broke up and PrimalScream never actually clarified if he was a member. They carried on with the angry-electro-metal ''Evil Heat'', which boasted a similarly impressive list of contributors - [[TheJesusAndMaryChain [[Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain Jim Reid]], [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant]], former member Paul Harte and... er, Kate Moss. She was part of the package.
5th Mar '15 9:48:37 PM ThornBrain
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* HouseMusic: Blended Acid House with Rock and Psychedelia in ''Screamadelica''.



* RearrangeTheSong: They turned "Slip Inside This House" into a pounding, psychedelic dance song and "Motörhead" into a techno-rock song.

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* RearrangeTheSong: RearrangeTheSong:
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They turned "Slip Inside This House" into a pounding, psychedelic dance song and "Motörhead" into a techno-rock song.song.
** "Loaded" is Andrew Weatherall's remix of their earlier song "I'm Losing More Than I'll Ever Have", turning the original Rock ballad into unrecognizable Acid House.



** "[[VanishingPoint Kowalski... vanishing point... Kowalski... vanishing point... vanishing poooooooooint...]]"

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** "[[VanishingPoint "[[Film/VanishingPoint Kowalski... vanishing point... Kowalski... vanishing point... vanishing poooooooooint...]]"



* WatchItStoned: The band's viewpoint in the past.

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* %%* WatchItStoned: The band's viewpoint in the past.
5th Mar '15 9:40:45 PM ThornBrain
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Primal Scream entered the studio with a DreamTeam's worth of producers including Weatherall, ambient house duo The Orb, Hugo Nicholson, Hypnotone and Music/TheRollingStones knob-twiddler Jimmy Miller. The result, ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'', was a massive [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre stew]], smashing together AlternativeRock, PsychedelicRock, acid house, gospel and dub and including several nods to their influences ("Movin' on Up" borrowed lyrics from [[Music/{{Can}} "Yoo Doo Right"]] from "Monster Movie" (1968) and a cover of "Slip Inside This House" by The13thFloorElevators). With the music's quality strong enough to weather its amateurish-looking cover, ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'' became the band's first successful album.

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Primal Scream entered the studio with a DreamTeam's worth of producers including Weatherall, ambient house duo The Orb, Hugo Nicholson, Hypnotone and Music/TheRollingStones knob-twiddler Jimmy Miller. The result, ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'', was a massive [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre stew]], smashing together AlternativeRock, PsychedelicRock, acid house, gospel and dub and including several nods to their influences ("Movin' on Up" borrowed lyrics from [[Music/{{Can}} "Yoo Doo Right"]] from "Monster Movie" (1968) and a cover of "Slip Inside This House" by The13thFloorElevators).Music/The13thFloorElevators). With the music's quality strong enough to weather its amateurish-looking cover, ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'' became the band's first successful album.



* OldShame: The two pre-''Screamadelica'' albums.
5th Mar '15 6:59:07 PM Patachou
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Primal Scream entered the studio with a DreamTeam's worth of producers including Weatherall, ambient house duo The Orb, Hugo Nicholson, Hypnotone and Music/TheRollingStones knob-twiddler Jimmy Miller. The result, ''Screamadelica'', was a massive [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre stew]], smashing together AlternativeRock, PsychedelicRock, acid house, gospel and dub and including several nods to their influences ("Movin' on Up" borrowed lyrics from [[Music/{{Can}} "Yoo Doo Right"]] and a cover of "Slip Inside This House" by The13thFloorElevators). With the music's quality strong enough to weather its amateurish-looking cover, ''Screamadelica'' became the band's first successful album.

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Primal Scream entered the studio with a DreamTeam's worth of producers including Weatherall, ambient house duo The Orb, Hugo Nicholson, Hypnotone and Music/TheRollingStones knob-twiddler Jimmy Miller. The result, ''Screamadelica'', ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'', was a massive [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre stew]], smashing together AlternativeRock, PsychedelicRock, acid house, gospel and dub and including several nods to their influences ("Movin' on Up" borrowed lyrics from [[Music/{{Can}} "Yoo Doo Right"]] from "Monster Movie" (1968) and a cover of "Slip Inside This House" by The13thFloorElevators). With the music's quality strong enough to weather its amateurish-looking cover, ''Screamadelica'' ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'' became the band's first successful album.



* ''Screamadelica'' (1991)

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* ''Screamadelica'' ''Music/{{Screamadelica}}'' (1991)
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