About “Intro (Optional)”
“Intro (Optional)” is a hidden song by U.N.K.L.E. from their album Psyence Fiction.
Only included on some European and Japanese editions of Psyence Fiction. This is a collection of dozens of 3-5 second samples and based on the opening scene of the film Contact. Includes samples by The Beatles, Nirvana, Oasis, Björk, De La Soul, The Stone Roses, Herbie Hancock, The Doors, and many more.
About Psyence Fiction
Psyence Fiction is the debut album by the British electronic music collective U.N.K.L.E., released in 1998. This ambitious project was the brainchild of James Lavelle and DJ Shadow, featuring a diverse lineup of collaborators, including Thom Yorke of Radiohead, Mike D of the Beastie Boys, and Richard Ashcroft of The Verve, among others.
The album weaves together elements of trip-hop, electronica, and alternative rock, resulting in a genre-blurring sonic journey. Tracks like “Rabbit in Your Headlights” and “Lonely Soul” showcase the album’s atmospheric and cinematic qualities.
Psyence Fiction received critical acclaim and is recognized as a pioneering work in the electronic music landscape. It remains an influential and compelling record, blurring the lines between electronic, hip-hop, and rock genres.
How to find “Intro (Optional)”
On CD: Rewind from the beginning of track #1
Listen to “Intro (Optional)”
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