Time Capsule:Songs for a Future - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- New Wave
- Mono / Stereo
- The B-52's; Tom Durack
- Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation
The B-52's: Fred Schneider, Cindy Wilson, Kate Pierson (vocals); Pat Irwin (guitar, keyboards); Keith Strickland (guitar); Sara Lee (bass); Charles Drayton (drums).
Engineers include: Sue Kappa.
Recorded at Dreamland Studios, Woodstock, New York.
All tracks have been digitally remastered using HDCD technology.
When Athens, Georgia's B-52s hit the scene in the late '70s, they brought to the burgeoning punk scene a sense of fun and wacky excess. The B-52s would influence the genre for years to come. TIME CAPSULE offers the definitive selection of delights, covering the band's nearly 20-year span of great records.
TIME CAPSULE presents the listener with a nonstop dance party, beginning with the early hits and following in chronological order. The B-52s turned an extremely simple concept-sing all the girls names you can come up with-into "52 Girls," an instant pop classic. And who could forget the practically monotone keyboard bouncing away to a back-up chorus of shellfish? Or Fred Schneider looking for his telephone to call his babe and offering to kiss (among other things) her pineapple under the "Strobelight." Other highlights include the huge hit "Love Shack," the beautiful "Roam," and two new tracks not available elsewhere ("Debbie" and "Hallucinating Pluto"). TIME CAPSULE is highly recommended for beginners and fans alike.
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- The B-52's
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Planet Claire
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] 52 Girls
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Rock Lobster - (Single version)
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Party Out of Bounds
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Strobe Light
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Private Idaho
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Quiche Lorraine
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Mesopotamia
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Song for a Future Generation
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Summer of Love - (Original Unreleased Mix, previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Channel Z
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Deadbeat Club
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Love Shack
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Roam
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Good Stuff
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Is That You Mo-Dean?
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Debbie
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Hallucinating Pluto
- Studio / Live
- Entertainment Weekly (5/29/98, p.77) - "...[most of TIME CAPSULE is] euphorically fresh music that got the punk crowd dancing and reveled in retro irony long before it hardened into a post-modern pose..." - Rating: B
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