Area 51: The Roswell Incident

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Area 51: The Roswell Incident
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Compilation album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 18, 1997 (1997-11-18)
LabelPurple Pyramid

Area 51: The Roswell Incident is a various artists compilation album released on November 18, 1997 by Purple Pyramid Records.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

AllMusic awarded Area 51: The Roswell Incident four out of five stars and commended the collection for "hitting many of the genre's most seminal bands, as well as several newer ambient acts, over two budget-priced discs."[1]

Track listing[]

Disc one: Crash Landing
1."INTRO: 7 - 2 - 47> Roswell> New Mexico" 3:10
2."Explaining the Unexplained"Pressurehed3:10
3."Guiding Ray"7:34
4."Earth Calling"Hawkwind2:59
5."Natural Forces"Synæsthesia10:01
6."UFO"Guru Guru10:27
8."See You Up There"Farflung4:19
9."Shapeless Friend"Surface 108:03
10."Celestial Hysteria"Melting Euphoria6:13
12."OUTRO: 7 - 4 - 47> The Truth" 1:38
Disc two: Alien Autopsy
1."INTRO: 8 - ? - 47> Fortworth> Airbase> TX" 1:50
2."Sunrise in the Third System"Tangerine Dream4:22
3."Artificial Human"Chrome5:44
4."A Sprinkling of Clouds" (System 7 Remix)Gong9:57
5."Sci-Fi Memento"Kraftwelt5:50
6."Surrounded By the Stars"Amon Düül II7:42
7."Dimensions Unmeasurable"The Brain11:09
8."Spiral Galaxy 28948"Nik Turner4:50
9."The Forge of Vulcan"Spiral Realms6:18
10."Grid Coordinate-Vorp One"Anubian Lights9:36
11."Longing for Daydreams"Holger Czukay5:22
12."OUTRO: 9 - 6 - 54> The Future" 1:52


Adapted from the Area 51: The Roswell Incident liner notes.[2]

Release history[]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1997 Purple Pyramid CD CLP 0172


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b Huey, Steve. "Various Artists: Area 51: The Roswell Incident > Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Area 51: The Roswell Incident (booklet). Various artists. Marina Del Rey, California: Purple Pyramid Records. 1997.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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