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Dead Cities
The Future Sound Of London
Leftfield, IDM, Downtempo, Experimental, Ambient
28 Oct 1996
Numero di catalogo:
CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6
UK & Europe
MP3 dimensione dell'album:
2569 mb
FLAC dimensione dell'album:
2962 mb


1The Future Sound Of LondonHerd Killing
Effects [Vocal Processing Tools] – BWritten-By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – D.McDaniels, J.Mizell, J.Simmons, Run DMC
2The Future Sound Of LondonQuagmire / In A State Of Permanent Abyss
Piano, Written-By [Environment From From A Lost Recording Of "Ripple"] – Max RichterSampler [Environment Sourced From "Childhood Memories Of Pin"'] – Philip PinSampler [Original Samples Collected And Collated] – Baker St. Mythology
3The Future Sound Of LondonMy Kingdom
Drums – Richie Thomas 'Caught With The Dat Running'Voice [Sample From "Rachel's Song"] – Mary HopkinWritten-By [Flute Sample From "Once Upon A Time In America"] – Ennio MorriconeWritten-By [Guitar Sample From "Pungent Effulgent"] – Ozric TentaclesWritten-By [Voice Sample From "Rachel's Song"] – Vangelis
4The Future Sound Of LondonYage
Flute [Moroccan] – YagePerformer ['Jane Jane' Sourced From Shrine 1983] – Riz MaslenPerformer [Some Weird Greek Instrument No One Can Remember The Name Of Apart From The Greeks Who Are In Greece] – Byron ConTechnician [Regurgitated Bits] – Leon Mar
5The Future Sound Of LondonFirst Death In The Family
Performer, Recorded By [On An Unscheduled Baker St-Dollis Hill Day Trip] – B
6The Future Sound Of LondonWe Have Explosive
Written-By [Guitar Stab, Wah Guitar And Vocal Yell] – D.McDaniels, J.Mizell, J.Simmons, Run DMC
7The Future Sound Of LondonMax
Piano, Written-By [Midi-files] – Max RichterRecorded By [Child's Voice] – The Bloke's A NutterSaxophone – Richie Thomas
8The Future Sound Of LondonHer Face Forms In Summertime5:39
9The Future Sound Of London(no audio)1:00
10The Future Sound Of LondonAntique Toy5:43
11Headstone LaneDead Cities Reprise
Recorded By – Simon WellsWhistle [Mouth Whistle From The Best Selling Show Laughter] – Inert Armchair
12The Future Sound Of LondonEveryone In The World Is Doing Something Without Me
Performer [Intro Breath] – Craig ArmstrongVocals – CobainVoice [Layered Voices Sampled From An Improvisation] – Rebecca Caine
13The Future Sound Of LondonGlass5:38
14The Future Sound Of LondonVit Drowning / Through Your Gills I Breathe5:32
15The Future Sound Of LondonDead Cities
Voice [Outro Poetry] – Dick Verbatim


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
DPRO 1376Future Sound Of London Dead Cities ‎(CD, Album, Promo)Virgin Music CanadaDPRO 1376Canada1996
7243 8 42068 2 6The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities ‎(CD, Album)Virgin, Virgin Music Canada, EBV7243 8 42068 2 6Canada1996
DE 3794The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities ‎(CD, Album, Promo)DelabelDE 3794France1996
CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Virgin , Virgin , Electronic Brain Violence , Electronic Brain Violence CDV2814, 7243 8 42068 2 6Unknown
SPU 0152The Future Sound Of London Dead Cities ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Not On Label (SPU Series)SPU 0152Russia1996


  • Artwork [Choked Up / Sunshine And Brick-image]Riphead
  • Artwork [Choked Up / Sunshine And Brick-text]Cobain
  • Artwork [Liquide / Dead Cities Logo]B Dougans
  • Artwork [Praying Hands / Ecuador / Dead Cities Graffiti / Eggs]Buggy G. Riphead
  • Artwork [Spike And Dome / Old Woman / Herd Killing-art]Riphead
  • Artwork [Spike And Dome / Old Woman / Herd Killing-concept]Riphead, Electronic Brain Violence
  • Artwork [Spike Modelling]Olaf Wendt
  • EngineerYage
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-city Ruins]Riphead
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-human Computer Manipulation]B Dougans
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-human]Andrea Giacobbe
  • Photography By [Dead Cities-overall Image Construction]Cobain
  • Written-By, ProducerThe Future Sound Of London


Issued in a standard jewel case with 12-page booklet.

The credits on the CD are misleading as to what the actual tracklist is, the back cover of the CD shows 15 tracks, the CD itself has 13 tracks. Two of the tracks are actually two songs in one. By reading the booklet notes carefully, there are actually 16 tracks.

The last hidden song, track 13.3 - "Dead Cities Reprise", starts at 3:18 min after 1:00 min of silence. The total running time of track 13 is 4:46 min.

Tracks 1, 4: Guitar stab, wah guitar and vocal yell sourced from Run-DMC's track "Tougher Than Leather".
Track 5: Vocals by Garry Cobain from 'I Need Re-Calibrate' recorded at The Womb - London. Intro Breath environment sourced from an orchestral re-working of Eggshell.
Track 6: Guitar sample swapped with Ozric Tentacles for Cubase.
Track 7: Child's voice recorded 'Outside Of The Web' at Little Venice. Piano fed through the machines - restructured and recollaged from midi-files. Alto-Sax sample mechanically removed from a day's recording.
Track 11: Moroccan flute recorded at Sordid Accomodation - London - 1989.
Track 13.3: 'Honey Sunshine' from a hi-8 'Putts Goes to Sri Lanka'. Recorded at Headstone Lane from Snuff Recordings, 'The Disappearance Of Troy Motherwell'.

Recorded at Earthbeat Studios, London '96.
Printed in Holland (on the rear cover). MADE IN HOLLAND (on the CD).

℗1996 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1996 Virgin Records Ltd.

Codici a barre

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24384 20682 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 724384206826
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-17-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-21-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-23-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-10-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-6-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): 842068 2 .1 EMI SWINDON 1-1-4-NL
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 2 to 4, 6): IFPI L041
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): ifpi 152C
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): ifpi 1556
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4, 6): ifpi 152F
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Label Code: LC3098
  • Price Code (On CD): PM 538
  • Price Code (F:): PM 502


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – EMI Uden
  • Published By – Sony Music Publishing
  • Recorded At – Earthbeat Studios
  • Recorded At – The Womb, London
  • Glass Mastered At – EMI Swindon



Dead Cities is a 1996 album by electronic music group The Future Sound of London. This was created primarily by the band and then-frequent artistic collaborator Buggy G. Dead Cities turned out to be the Future Sound of London's bow out from the spotlight - at least, nothing further was released by them for the rest of the decade and well into the next one. Compared to the crisp approach of Accelerator and Lifeforms' disorienting, surprising exploration into ambient sound, Dead Cities finds the group trying out something new yet again. The theme of the album, thoroughly explored in the art as always, created by the group itself, seems to be one of futuristic urban decay, almost as if reacting against the perceived otherwordliness of Lifeforms, calm. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1996 CD от Dead Cities на sound of london- dead cities album 1996. the whole album is available on my album. The Future Sound Of London. Electronic sound with ambient and down-tempo and breakbeat elements. Songs in album The Future Sound Of London - Dead Cities 1996. The Future Sound Of London - Herd Killing. The Future Sound Of London - Dead Cities. The Future Sound Of London - Her Face Forms In Summertime. The Future Sound Of London - We Have Explosive. The Future Sound Of London - Everyone In The World Is Doing. The Future Sound Of London - My Kingdom - Max. The Future Sound Of London - Antique Toy. The Future Sound Of London: Expander, Stolen Documents, While Others Cry и другие песни. Dead Cities is a seminal 1996 album by experimental electronic music group The Future Sound of London. Though almost without any lyrics to speak of, most of the first half of the album with the exception of Her Face Forms In Summertime is dark and full of well structured malevolence in that its songs combine synthetic sounds with samples to create an apocalyptic, dystopian atmosphere, the second half of the disc is rather more relaxed however and FSOL combine the darkness with more of their now familiar complex, ambient techniques to create an odd, peaceful yet intriguing atmosph. My Kingdom - The Future Sound Of London. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Future Sound Of London - Dead Cities 1996 First Death in the Family, Dead CitiesFuture Sound Of London - Dead Cities 1996 First Death in the Family, Dead Cities 6:19. Future sound of London 04 dead city. Album 1996 13 Songs. Dead Cities The Future Sound of London

  • Thozius
The intro sample "I had killed a man, a man who looked like me" is Laurence Fishburne in the Movie Deep Cover (1992)
  • Brakree
When the fuck will someone repress this on vinyl? I need it.
  • Molotok
Over the oh' so many years this album has ALWAYS "stuck-it!" to whatever I follow it up behind. Truly a milestone in electronica/experimental.. If you do not own this one (1) album you are missing on a greatly unique & sublime album from THE FUTURE SOUND OF LONDON or this era/genre/place of being of music & sound ..._
  • Vuzahn
amen, I can't agree with you enough. a very important album.
  • Lestony
FSOL DEAD CITIESFuture Sound of London one of great 90's electronic musician that i used to add for those magical home session days .Dead Cities the dark cinematic concept album that will haunt you to the endless electronic musical journey .Everyone in the world is doing something without me !. No doubt .. spin it !
  • Kit
I remember "We Have Explosive" being played in the mighty game "WipEout 2097". It wasn't my favorite track out there but I admit that it was perfectly fitted with the game's atmosphere.The album "Dead Cities", though, is very different. Dark, industrial but far more experimental and less rhythmic. The whole is also more emotional, with beauty, sadness and obscurity very well matched.I would posit this album between the dynamism of The Chemical Brothers and the eclectism of Aphex Twin.For those who don't research music through radio, TV, Beatport, ITunes or Deezer, check this out. It's a real musical trip on its own.
  • Tejora
Do you think we'll ever see a remaster/reissue of this on vinyl?
  • Mori
Well, I mean, Lifeforms happened. Let's hope either ISDN or this is next.
  • Pooker
That would be a great idea. I'd L-O-V-E to buy Dead Cities and Lifeforms in vinyl. However, the FSOL guys are really secretive and we wouldn't know until the very last moment, for sure.
  • Fearlesshunter
Accelerator caught my attention, Lifeforms was good, ISDN different (and better) but Dead Cities was superb (and imo FSOL at their best). A smorgasbord of genres.... funk, groovy, ambient, hip hop, thought inspiring.... a wonderful record. It also made me realise everyone in the world is doing something without me!
  • Yojin
Still the best fsol, environments 5 is close. Nvm, this tells a story of what London might be like if neglected even more (the character still shines through). Even with London in the title it still sounds like London... the punk through to the sleazy underbelly. Yet the depth of character is still there. You can't take London away from London, no matter how much you gentrify it; nuke it it will still feel like London, good bad, even if there are no buildings & no people left
  • Truthcliff
masterpiece! the best fsol album ever
  • Andromakus
I love this album. I used to put headphones on and listen to it before I went to sleep. Dead Cities is not as nice as Lifeforms and it would take my dreams to very strange places, I remember staying up late watching the 40 minute music video that FSOL put together with many of the tracks off this CD, I think it was played on MTV at one point - "chillout zone" I think it was called.
  • Carrot
Yes, that's the one! Looks a bit dated now, but still trippy!
  • Tygralbine
was this what you were thinking of? - far out!
  • Ishnsius
I do clearly remember when I first met this album. It was boring and discusting, empty lack of real ideas and musicality and melody. Boring sonic textures. Today I feel the same. Amatheur work, bad soundqaulity. I know many will disagree. I'm sorry, this era is absolutely mindless. FSOL had a great contribution to that all...
  • Grari
I can't believe their are actually people on this planet who are that bored with their life that they waste their own time writing such rubbish about an amazing group purely because they nothing else to do.
  • Kulwes
Are you absolutely out of your mind ? This work of art is absolutely incredible, deep, complex and emotional !!Amateur work ? Come on... tune in to beatport sometime soon to listen to some amateur garbage instead...
  • Runeshaper
this is an incredible album all the FSOL albums are incredible : )~
  • Agagamand
To have such a low opinion of a classic album such as Dead Cities would suggest a very poor taste in music. Just taking a quick look at the number of people who own this album and who have given this an average rating of nearly 4.5 out of 5 would suggest that it is rightly held in high regard. Perhaps there are certain parts of the world where this type of music simply can't be understood? These are probably the same parts of the world where democracy can't be understood either. Perhaps its just the Vangelis sampling that's not to your taste?
  • Mysterious Wrench
Absolute rubbish! Dead Cities is hands down the best future sound of london album everything about it is utterly fantastic. 'lack of real ideas, boring sonic textures bad sound quality.....are your ears painted on?