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Globo, who's first album, 1995's Pro-War, won them plaudits from the NME and Melody Maker, as well the dance music press and the broadsheets, set about making their second album the following year. However, a single release, Thirteen, mired the band in legal problems due to the appearance of a sample taken from a police interview tape, and Globo found their new record company were unwilling to release the album. The album was shelved and instead This Time It's Globo was released, a collection of rare tracks and b-sides. While making their third, as yet unreleased, album, Globo found the tapes for This Is London, 1966, and decided to put it through their 21st century studio process and make it available for release.

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Globo - This Is London, 1966

Sometimes beautiful, sometimes intense and nearly always very dark and paranoid, This Is London, 1966 is a collection of electronic grooves and moods that reveals the trio's art state at the time. It was mostly put together in 1996, when Britpop was ruling the roost, and electronic music was dominated by genres, none of which could (or would) accomodate Globo. Globo's oblique and often very funny commentaries on the culture they saw around them are probably more powerful in today's context then they were in the 1990s. This Time It's Globo is a manifesto of futurist nostalgia.

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File Size: 259.6 MB.

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File Size: 62.0 MB.


1. This is London, 1966
2. Globo Advance Political
3. The International Hallucination Conspiracy
4. Truly Independent
5. Art Fuckers
6. This is for Lulu
7. Supremacist
8. We All Advance Political
9. Globo Miss you


All songs Wernham/Thompson/Appleton except Truly Independent: Wernham/Thompson/Appleton/Dangers
Voice samples in Globo Miss You, courtesy of ROC
Produced by Paul Thompson for Worldnet Productions
Recorded and mastered at Worldnet Productions between 1996 and 2007

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