On the Sunday of Life. is the debut album of English progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, first released in May 1992. It compiles tracks that Steven Wilson produced and recorded for two cassette-only releases, Tarquin's Seaweed Farm (1989) and The Nostalgia Factory (1991). The rest of the music from these tapes was released three years later in the compilation album Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape.
Band Name Porcupine Tree. Album Name On the Sunday of Life. Released date July 1991. Music StyleProgressive Rock. Members owning this album7. DISC 1: 1. Music for the Head. 4. On the Sunday of Life. 5. The Nostalgia Factory. 6. Space Transmission. 7. Message From a Self-Destructive Turnip.
Porcupine Tree's debut is really one big in-joke, which actually makes for a better reason to record something that pretends to be profoundly deep through and through. As released, it doesn't make mention of the tracks' origins as the supposed product of a mysterious cult psych/prog rock band, but the packaging and artwork (even the fonts) would make the Dukes of Stratosphear proud. Steven Wilson's singing is noticeably higher at points than it would be in later years - chalk it up to his relative youth or a desire to sound appropriately wispy (or on the lovely "Nine.
This is the very first CD pressing. It was reissued with an IFPI mold code. The reissue with the IFPI has a pink spine on the back inlay as opposed to the orange spine of the 1st Press. Matrix, Runout: DELECCD 008 MASTERED BY NIMBUS. Other Versions (5 of 28) View All. Cat.
Not a very funny joke, but still. Then he made the band real- with the exception that Porcupine Tree at this point wasn't a band. Steve Wilson was the sole member, playing every instrument. was the debut album of Porcupine Tree, but is compiled mostly of two prior cassette releases; Tarquin's Seaweed Farm and The Nostalgia Factory. And what can I say, this album is a mess.
Listen free to Porcupine Tree – On the Sunday of Life. Music for the Head, Jupiter Island and more). is the debut album of English progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, first released in July, 1991. It compiles tracks that Steven Wilson produced and recorded for two cassette-only releases, Tarquin's Seaweed Farm (1989) and The Nostalgia Factory (1990). This first real album contained a lot of peculiar material, but also tracks that would grow to be among the group's classic songs (particularly "Radioactive Toy")
that keeps Wilson in business, and for that we can be glad. On The Sunday Of Life" is the debut album from PT, and is much more experimental and trippy than anything they've done perhaps except for "Signify"
Remastered 2004 - Porcupine Tree at online store Music-bazaar. Request an album send to friend. Remastered 2004 (1991).
Tracklist Hide Credits
|1||Music For The Head|
|3||Third Eye Surfer
Drums – The Expanding Flan
|4||On The Sunday Of Life...|
|5||The Nostalgia Factory|
|7||Message From A Self-Destructing Turnip|
|12||Linton Samuel Dawson|
|13||And The Swallows Dance Above The Sun|
|14||Queen Quotes Crowley
Guitar [Additional], Voice – Solomon St. Jemain
|15||No Luck With Rabbits|
|16||Begonia Seduction Scene|
|17||This Long Silence|
|18||It Will Rain For A Million Years|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Delerium Records
- Copyright (c) – Delerium Records
- Published By – Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd.
- Produced At – No Man's Land
- Design [Cover Design] – Mike Bennion
- Management – Richard Allen
- Music By, Performer – Steven Wilson
- Oboe – Master Timothy Masters
- Photography By – Andy Cleal*
- Producer – Steven Wilson
- Words By – Alan Duffy (tracks: 2, 5, 9, 11 to 13, 17, 18), Wilson* (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6 to 8, 10, 14 to 16)
NotesReissue of Porcupine Tree's debut album in re-designed cover with different font type, picture disc CD and including expanded artwork. No longer mentions the four sections as per the original release. No track lengths are given on the inlays. Booklet contains lyrics.
On The Sunday Of Life... is dedicated to Terumi and the spirit of Miles Davis.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5 032966 090820
- Matrix / Runout: DELECCD008
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L041
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 1L12
- Label Code: LC 4724
|DELECLP008D||Porcupine Tree||On The Sunday Of Life... (2xLP, Album)||Delerium Records||DELECLP008D||UK||1992|
|KSCOPE955||Porcupine Tree||On The Sunday Of Life (2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Blu)||Kscope||KSCOPE955||UK & Europe||2017|
|DELEC CD 008||Porcupine Tree||On The Sunday Of Life... (CD, Album, MP, RE, RM)||Delerium Records||DELEC CD 008||UK||1997|
|SDPCD166||Porcupine Tree||On The Sunday Of Life... (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Союз, Snapper Music||SDPCD166||Russia||2005|
|DELEC-CD-008||Porcupine Tree||On The Sunday Of Life... (CD, Album)||Delerium Records||DELEC-CD-008||UK||1992|