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YMMV / Underworld

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  • Awesome Music: Arguably their greatest track. "Born Slippy .NUXX" is both a fan favourite and the band's most successful song ever.
    • Their soundtrack for Sunshine could count as well, especially songs like "Mercury" and "Capa Meets The Sun."
    • And in their recent soundtrack for Danny Boyle's theatre version of Frankenstein (2011) there's "Come Scientist Destroy."
    • "And I Will Kiss" and "Caliban's Dream" from the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony.
    • The 1996 bootleg known as "European Club Gig". YMMV, but widely considered one of their finest performances, even if noone knows where or when it was recorded.
  • Ear Worm: The song "Rez" will burrow its never ending tune into your head until it gains your love or madness.
    • The whistling motif from "And I Will Kiss" and "Caliban's Dream".
    • "Always Loved A Film," while surprisingly conventional by Underworld standards, is still absurdly catchy.
  • Even Better Sequel: dubnobasswithmyheadman was pretty much universally acclaimed and seemingly a tough act to follow, but somehow Second Toughest In The Infants surpassed it. Then Beaucoup Fish managed to go beyond that.
  • First Installment Wins: Despite all that though, is that the dubnobasswithmyheadman period, their first album of the Mk 2 lineup, is so universally loved that even their greatest hits compilations can't deny it. The first disc of 1992-2002 is spent on 1992-1994, the latter year being when dubnobasswithmyheadman came out; the second disc is 1995-2002 and features their three other albums. This gets worse with 1992-2012, which has a very similar first disc, but then uses the second disc to cover 1995-2012, featuring five other albums.
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  • Song Association: Both "Dark & Long (Dark Train)" and "Born Slippy.NUXX" are often just called "That song from Trainspotting".


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