Olive Extra Virgin 2 LP 180 Gram BLUE Colored Vinyl UK Trip-Hop Ltd Num MOV Import NEW SEALED

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  • First pressing of 750 numbered copies on blue vinyl
  • Includes bonus track "You're Not Alone"
  • 4-page booklet
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Music On Vinyl Import

Extra Virgin was the first release for British Trip Hop band Olive, released in 1996. This album defined Olive's style, spawning three singles, "You're Not Alone", "Outlaw", and "Miracle". The Trip Hop influence of Massive Attack and Portishead, while in small quantities, are evident, mixed in with synth-based electronic dance.

A year after its initial release, Olive's debut album Extra Virgin produced a number one British hit with "You're Not Alone," a low-key Trip-Hop number with a graceful melody. It's a strong single, and there are similarly strong moments on Extra Virgin.

The band created some samples by recording live sounds, edited and subsequently filtered. Synthesizers used on the album were a Roland Juno-60, an E-mu Systems Vintage Keys, and an Akai S3000XL sampler. All in all this makes for an organic, trippy experience.


Side A

1. Miracle
2. This Time
3. Safer Hands

Side B

1. Killing
2. You're Not Alone
3. Falling

Side C

1. Outlaw
2. Blood Red Tears
3. Curious

Side D

1. You Are Nothing
2. Muted
3. I Don't Think So
4. You're Not Alone (remix)