Time Capsule (Marxman album)

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Time Capsule
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Studio album by
Released4 November 1996
Genre Hip Hop
Label More Rockers [1]
Producer Various
Marxman chronology
33 Revolutions per Minute
Time Capsule
Professional ratings
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Time Capsule is Marxman's second and final album. [3] It was released in the United Kingdom on 4 November 1996. It is considered to be angrier, but musically more conservative, than their debut album, 33 Revolutions per Minute . [4] The band disbanded after releasing the album, with Oisin Lunny going on to have limited success as a solo artist. [4] Time Capsule failed to chart. [5]


Critical reception

The Irish Times called the album "introspective in mood and tone, mixing some beautifully soulful touches with everything from guitar to swing." [6]

Track listing

  1. "Dazed and Confused" - 4:47
  2. "Time Capsule" - 7:03
  3. "No More Time" - 3:42
  4. "A House Called Serenity" - 5:29
  5. "A Day in the Life of..." - 4:26
  6. "What's in the Basket?" - 5:11
  7. "Scenes in My Mind" - 5:40
  8. "Vermillion Shag" - 5:59
  9. "Backs Against the Wall" - 3:47
  10. "Whassinit? For the Cynic" - 5:01
  11. "Heart Still Feels the Pain" - 4:34
  12. "Slippin' Away" - 6:28


All the songs on the album were written by band members Hollis Byrne, Stephen Brown and Oisin Lunny. They were scratched by DJ K One.

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