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Outside The Gate Extra tracks, Original recording remastered


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  • Audio CD (28 Jan. 2008)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Extra tracks, Original recording remastered
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B000VLJHNY
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 101,176 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. America (2007 Digital Remaster) 3:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. My Love Of This Land (2007 Digital Remaster) 4:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Stay One Jump Ahead (2007 Digital Remaster) 3:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Unto The Ends Of The Earth (2007 Digital Remaster) 6:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. The Calling (2007 Digital Remaster) 4:45£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Obsession (2007 Digital Remaster) 3:35£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Tiahuanaco (2007 Digital Remaster) 3:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Outside The Gate (2007 Digital Remaster) 8:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. May Day 3:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. My Love Of This Land (Early Version) 4:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Obsession (Early Version) 3:50£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Unto The Ends Of The Earth (Instrumental) 6:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Jihad (2007 Digital Remaster) 6:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. America (Extended Mix) (2007 Digital Remaster) 6:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Stay One Jump Ahead (Dub) 3:32£0.99  Buy MP3 

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titolo-outside the gate (+ 7 bonus tracks)artista-killing joke etichetta-emi-n. dischi1data-25 gennaio 2008supporto-cd audiogenere-pop e rock internazionale-----outside the gate1. america (3.47) 2. my love of this land (4.12) 3. stay one jump ahead (3.11) 4. unto the ends of the earth (6.07) 5. the calling (4.44) 6. obsession (3.34) 7. tiahuanaco (3.26) 8. outside the gate (8.48) bonus tracks: 9. may day (3.50) 10.my love of this land (early version) (4.16) 11.obession (early version) (3.48) 12.unto the ends of the earth (instrumental) (6.07) 13.jihad (single b-side) (6.03) 14.america (extended mix) (6.47) (from the america 12) 15.stay one jump ahead (dub) (3.30) "outside the gate" e' il successore di "brighter than a thousand suns" ed e' forse il loro disco piu' "pop"...sempre inteso come "pop a la killing joke".trainato dal singolo "america" quest'album e' caratterizzato da nuovi arrangiamenti arricchiti da fiati che ne fanno un lavoro molto orientato a un sound che si colloca al di fuori dei confini britannici.criticato dai fan piu' legati ai primi killing joke, "outside the gate" rimane comunque la testimonianza di una band che ha cercato sempre di evolvere le sue sonorita'.in questa nuova versione tutti i brani rimasterizzati sono accompagnati da 7 bonus tracks rarissime.anche quest'album era da tempo di difficile reperibilita'.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Lindsay Scott on 17 Oct. 2008
Format: Audio CD
i can't believe all the fuss there is over this one.it isn't all that different to the previous 2 albums-melodic pop with an edge,as for jaz saying about singing in tune he sang in tune on nightime and even more in tune on btats!!!!apart from the song "america"which is way too commercial for me all the rest are cracking tunes with excellent rythyms and not as poppy as people will tell you-it's just good music.it wouldn't do if all their albums were the same anyway.i can listen to any of their albums and see it for what it is-stop labelling bands!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Imaginata on 4 Feb. 2008
Format: Audio CD
There has always been much argument amongst KJ fans as to whether this should have been a KJ album at all or a Jaz/Geordie side-project. I couldn't care less really. I just think it's a great album, though I don't think it's ever really been received that well. I've been a Killing Joke fan since 1981 and I don't think they've ever done anything as moving or beautiful as some of the songs on Outside The Gate (except for Exile and Goodbye To The Village from BTATS). My Love Of This Land, Tiahuanaco and the title track Outside The Gate (now there's a powerful song) complete with it's plaintive piano/acoustic guitar outro, are just sublime. This re-mastered release doesn't really add much to the original release except for the previously unreleased Mayday which has gone down as one of my favourite KJ tracks. The one downpoint to this release is that it doesn't have Stay One Jump Ahead: Extended Mix on it. It's a shame that this album caused KJ to split and cause so much bitterness. But KJ wouldn't be KJ without such tensions. Ignore at your peril!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By M Evans on 7 Feb. 2008
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A very strange album, and not immediatley accesible, but after several listens I've decided I do like this album. It's aged very well, it's quite atmospheric and sticks in your head for quite a long time afterwards. The only song I'm not keen on is The Calling which is a bizarre rant of a song with little melody to it. Not in the same league as Night Time or Brighter Than 1000 Suns, but a very inventive album and hugely underrated.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Mick L on 6 May 2008
Format: Audio CD
There is much dislike for this album. Joke fans will know that it was meant to be either a Jaz Coleman solo album or Coleman/Walker album but the record company insisted on it being released as Killing Joke due to the high production costs. However, Killing Joke lovers should not disregard this CD as it fills an important dvelopment gap between Brighter Than A Thousand Suns and Extremities.

Brighter is for me Joke's worst album - dull eighties twaddle with songs that are hard to distinguish between (although the new CD with the proper mixes on it is superior to the previous release.) All of the eight original Gate tracks are different in style to each other and very interesting to experience.

"America" kicks off the album and Coleman's left wing sympathies shine through in this critique of US values and attitudes. "I can survive the rat race honey" he declares in a repeated verse and the song finishes on "Showbiz and Hollywood still shouted out - America." Such a song points towards Age of Greed on Extremities in which Joke take this anger to the logical conclusion. There was little on Brighter Than A 1000 Suns that signposted any such intentions.

"My Love of This Land" is a beautiful song of nostalgia for the England of youth; "Memories of gentlemen and cricket fade away in the hot summer" evokes in the mind times gone by when, as children, we had beliefs in our nation that have been since soured by world politics and cynicism.

Yes, "Stay one jump ahead" has rap (and yes it is Wham style rap rather than Tupac) but this lasts for about 20 seconds and in terms of the album flies by. Attacks on paying for healthcare and the encouragement to own property are dealt with in a way that makes up for any shortcomings in the track elsewhere.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By C. Spear on 10 April 2008
Format: Audio CD
Yeh, why not?! A complete contrast to the early 80s output, but still satisfying. The bonus tracks make this release even more worthwhile. Think of this album as quite progressive, and very dissonant in places (outside the gate springs to mind).
Think of the release as something more like a Jaz/Geordie side-project and you will not be dissapointed. In some ways, this release is quite similar to BTATS, so, if you liked that, why not try this?!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Joe on 6 Oct. 2013
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Excellent and thoughtful lyrics, plus a host of extra material on this re-release make this a worthy addition. Ahead of its time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bamb on 22 Sept. 2013
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Tiahuanaco gives the album 5 stars alone. My love of this land another fine tune. Admittedly far too poppy album overall.
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Piccinini Claudio on 18 Jun. 2003
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I'm so tired in continuing to hear "Outside The Gate" is the worst Killing Joke album I'm beginning to believe it myself.
If you evaluate any Killing Joke album on a mere instrumental skill and brilliance you are completely missing the point on what KJ have been and of their enormous importance, not just on a simply musical viewpoint.
Maybe the arrangements, the quality, the originality, whatever, on this album are not up to the ones in the others (although in my ignorance about playing instruments I don't agree at all) but taken as an overall thing, "Outside" is a portray of the world, dateline 1988, as any other KJ album has been.
Okay, part of it is centered around criticism of American culture and society, but any "smart" sociologist/philosopher, darn intellectual should listen to it 77 times befor even thinking to write an "essay".
The lyrics of "America", "Stay One Jump Ahead" and especially "Obsession", deliver a fiery forecast of the recent times in a straightforward rage. Just listen to "Obsession" and look a bit back to see in perspective what religious fanatism and economy-obsession have "produced" recently.
Only The The's musical genius has been able to convey with such mood and intensity the blindess of religious fanatism and tension as opposed to a true search for God (mostly in their 1986 release, "Infected", and the subsequent "Mind Bomb", from 1989)
Besides, the album, together with the masterpiece "Brighter Than A Thousand Suns" and their "commercially succesful" "Night Time", with all their pop-flavored "travesty" is the perfect platform to welcome aboard new listeners and fans which does not like heavy hard-rock/metal treatments.
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