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Release notes:
D-UHF-D20 - 3x12"
D-UHF-CD20 - 2CD

Drag City
DC159 - 3x12" / 2CD

WARP59 - 3x12"

East West Japan
AMCY-2871/2 - 2CD
AMJY-2956/7/8 - Vinyl box set (3x12" + bonus 7")

Release date: 1998-10-05

Track List

1. Pop Quiz
2. Extension Trip, The
3. How To Play Your Internal Organs Overnight
4. Brush Descends the Length, The
5. Melochord Seventy-Five
6. Space Moment
7. Iron Man
8. Long Hair Of Death, The
9. You Used To Call Me Sadness (lissys version)
10. New Orthophony (full version)
11. Speedy Car
12. Golden Atoms
13. Ulan Bator
14. One Small Step
15. One Note Samba / Surfboard
16. Cadriopo
17. Klang Tone
18. Get Carter
19. 1000 Miles An Hour
20. Percolations
21. Seeperbold
22. Check And Double Check
23. Munich Madness
24. Metronomic Underground (Wagon Christ Mix)
25. Incredible He Woman, The


Third in the series of 'Switched On' compilations.
Duophonic Ultra High Frequency Disks released the UK version.
Drag City released the disks in North America.
EastWest Japan released the disks in Japan.
Warp released the disks in the rest of the world.

The first 48,000 copies worldwide of the CD edition came in a cardboard gatefold sleeve. Some people experienced 'nipple' [the cardboard disk that held the CD in place] failure but a swift dab of glue generally rectified the problem.

Japanese CD includes 3 different coloured Cliff stickers. Also a slightly different track list to the UK and North American versions: track 21, "Freestyle Dumpling" replaces "Seeperbold".

Limited edition Japanese vinyl box set (released on East West Japan), 2500 copies only. Comprises: disk one on light blue vinyl, disk two on clear vinyl and disk three on orange vinyl. These are in the same gatefold sleeve as the UK vinyl, and came with with a t-shirt, some stickers and a bonus glitter yellow vinyl 7" (D-UHF-D21), all presented in a cardboard box. Oh, and there was also a chance to win an exclusive Stereolab jacket!

Vinyl disk 1: Tracks 1-6,7-10
Vinyl disk 2: Tracks 11-14,15-17
Vinyl disk 3: Tracks 18-21,22-25
CD disk 1: Tracks 1-14
CD disk 2: Tracks 15-25