Forbidden Software Timemachine
Best of the Creation Years, 1987-1993



Momus
Forbidden Software Timemachine

Disc 1: 80s
The youthful hero doomed to fall like blossom
(Running time: 71 minutes)

Bishonen
The Gatecrasher
Murderers, the Hope of Women
Love on Ice
The Homosexual
How Do You Find My Sister?
A Complete History of Sexual Jealousy (Parts 17-24)
The Hairstyle of the Devil
Shaftesbury Avenue
The Guitar Lesson
In The Sanatorium
The Charm of Innocence
Closer to You

Disc 2: 90s
A machine that let you feel all his emotion
(Running time: 58 minutes)

Hippopotamomus
Ventriloquists and Dolls
Monsters of Love
A Monkey for Sallie
Bluestocking
Morality Is Vanity
Platinum
Cibachrome Blue
Rhetoric
Summer Holiday 1999
Spacewalk
Voyager
Enlightenment
Song In Contravention



This record was mastered by Eric Wilhelm da Cruz
('the archivist') in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, 2003.

Sleeve illustration by Craig Robinson, the inventor
of Minipops. To see other artists rendered in minimal
pixel style, see Flip Flop Flyin', Craig's website.

Thanks to the people at Creation Records
who made these recordings possible, and to Sony
for helping us re-release them.


1987: The Poison Boyfriend album
Murderers, The Hope Of Women
The Gatecrasher
Closer To You

Recorded at The Chocolate Factory, New Cross, London, 1987.
Produced by Julian Standen.
Music played and programmed by Momus, Dean Klevat, Arun Shendurnikar,
Fein O'Lochlainn, Terry Neilsen, Louis Philippe.


1988: Tender Pervert album
Love On Ice
The Homosexual
Bishonen
A Complete History of Sexual Jealousy (Parts 17-24)
In The Sanatorium
The Charm Of Innocence

Recorded at Wildlife Studio, Mile End, London, 1988.
Engineered by Nigel Palmer. Produced by Momus.
Music played and programmed by Momus and Dean Klevat.


1988: The Hairstyle of the Devil single
Recorded at Wildlife Studio, Mile End, London, 1988.
Engineered by Nigel Palmer.
Produced and played by Momus.

1989: Don't Stop The Night album
How Do You Find My Sister?
The Guitar Lesson
Shaftesbury Avenue

Recorded at The Spike studio, Chelsea, London, 1989.
Produced and played by Momus.
Engineered by Doug Martin.


1990: Monsters Of Love album
Morality Is Vanity
Monsters of Love

Recorded at The Spike studio, Chelsea, London, 1989.
Produced and played by Momus.
Engineered by Doug Martin.


1991: Hippopotamomus album
Hippopotamomus
Bluestocking
Ventriloquists and Dolls
A Monkey For Sallie
Song In Contravention

Recorded at The Spike Studio, Fulham, London, 1991.
Produced and played by Momus.
Engineered by Doug Martin.
Vocal on 'Hippopotamomus' by Preacher Harry Powell (Iain Smith).
Reading on 'Bluestocking' by Zoe Pascale (Catherine Brouard).
Guitar on 'Ventriloquists and Dolls' by Noko (Luxuria / Apollo 440).


1992: Voyager album
Cibachrome Blue
Spacewalk
Summer Holiday 1999
Voyager

Recorded at The Spike Studio, Fulham, London, 1992.
Produced and played by Momus.
Engineered by Doug Martin.
Spoken vocal on 'Summer Holiday 1999' by Chiharu Watabe.


1993: Timelord album
Platinum
Enlightenment
Rhetoric

Recorded at Cleveland Street, London, 1993.
Produced, played and engineered by Momus.
Additional vocals on 'Platinum' by William Currie.
Samples on 'Enlightenment' courtesy Pizzicato 5.

Somewhat closer than usual to the heart of creation
But far from close enough!



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