Label: Slash - none,Warner Bros. Records - none • Format: Cassette Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Grunge
Fantastic Planet is the third studio album by American alternative rock band Failurereleased on August 13, It was the last album released on Slash Records as distributed by Warner Bros. The album was produced by Failure themselves in a process that took longer than their previous two albums, with one song being recorded Sergeant Politeness - Failure - Fantastic Planet produced soon after being written, Bear Cat Blues - Jimmy Blythe - Moods Of Jimmy Blythe repeating this process.
Space-rock themes are present in Sergeant Politeness - Failure - Fantastic Planet lyrics, as well as various indirect references to drug addiction, drug-related experiences, and prostitution. The album is cyclicalin that the chiming sound effect which ends the final track "Daylight" begins the opening track "Saturday Saviour", and was the beginning of a system of numerically designated segues in Failure's studio work, which would continue Sergeant Politeness - Failure - Fantastic Planet later albums.
InFailure signed with Slash Records an LA-based independent labeland subsequently released two albums; Comfort inand Magnified in Magnifiedwhile not a commercial success, was a hit with critics and pushed the band to begin work on Fantastic Planet in early Guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen joined Failure around the time of this album's release.
The album art is closely based on an illustration by Ed Valigursky used for the book jacket of the first edition of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard 's novel To the Stars. The album's first single, " Stuck on You " an appropriately catchy mid- tempo track that metaphorically compares infatuation to a nagging tune stuck in one's headbecame a minor alternative-radio hit and achieved light to medium rotation on MTV, but failed to chart significantly.
The song peaked at No. Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and No. Other songs, such as "Saturday Saviour" and "Pitiful", were released as radio singles, but no music videos were made for them.
An outtake When I Fall In Love - Lou Rawls - Natural Man the album, called "Wake Up", was released through the compilation Golden. Fantastic Planet was met with critical acclaim. It sounds like a mess when broken down, but flows weightlessly and gracefully in and out of the listeners mind. A recording of a rendition was released on her Single " Taste You ".
Produced by Failure; engineered by Ken Andrews. Recorded at F. The single left both charts nine weeks after appearing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the album by Failure.
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