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Take Us to Your Planet

Takeus1

Released
September 6, 2007
Recorded
2007
Genre(s)
Alternative rock, experimental, electronica
Label(s)
Producer(s)

Take Us to Your Planet is an EP by British indie-pop group The Seymours and electronica act Aftershock. It was released on September 6, 2007 and peaked at #10 at the UK charts.

The EP is a collaborative effort by the two groups, released in the wake of Aftershock's It Won't Be Long Now, while The Seymours were on a break after touring behind their debut album. Relations between Picholl and Gilbert were obviously strained at the time of recording, and most of the tracks are sung by Alex Hughes, with the exception of "Take Us to Your Planet" and "Your Cover's Blown" which featured no Aftershock input at all. Picholl turned up only for one of the sessions, and despite it being a fruitful one it left Gilbert to provide both backing vocals and guitar work for "Time & Space" and "I Know What I Saw".

While reaching #10 in the bands' native country, the EP was heavily promoted in Asia and especially Japan, where The Seymours recieved their highest chart placing to date. It was the first Seymours release to be available on online music shops.

The sleeve was made by the acclaimed Red Dot Design Bureau. Ian Picholl has called it "fucking atrocious".

Track listingEdit

All tracks were written by Ian Picholl, Mat Gilbert and Alex Hughes, except where noted.

  1. "Take Us to Your Planet" (Picholl, Gilbert) – 4:18
  2. "Time & Space" – 5:37
  3. "I Know What I Saw" – 15:15
    1. "I Know What I Saw" (00:00–6:38)
    2. - (06:38–13:01)
    3. "Perfect Recall" (instrumental) (13:01-15:15)
  4. "Your Cover's Blown" (Picholl) - 6:01
  5. "Time & Space" (Shieldster Rmx) - 7:04
  • Tracks 4 and 5 are exclusive to the Japanese release of the EP, widely available on import.

External linksEdit

RSG Link

The Seymours (edit)
Ian Picholl · Mat Gilbert · Simon Gunn · Twiggy Pop · Carl Pinchbeck · Timo Sirviö
Albums: A Mutually Faithful... · The Seymours · Untitled third studio release
Extended plays: Take Us to Your Planet · The Holocaust EP
Singles: "My Girlfriend & Caligula" · "Superior of the Species" · "Popsicle" · "Downers" · "Oh No, Not You Again" · "Emmerdale" · "Swallow" · "I Say I Deserve Better Than This" · "Poptunes" · "Le Responsible" · "This Is Not Love, Dear" · "Sally Go 'Round the Roses" · "Life's a Gas" · "Trash" · "Stylorouge"
Related articles: Discography

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