The 5 EPs is a compilation album by English post-rock band Disco Inferno, released in September 2011 on One Little Indian Records in the United Kingdom, and in November 2011 in the United States. As the title indicates, it is a collection of five Disco Inferno EPs – Summer's Last Sound (1992), A Rock to Cling To (1993), The Last Dance (1993), Second Language (1994), and It's a Kid's World (1994). All material included on the EPs is provided on the album in chronological order of release.

The 5 EPs
Disco Inferno 5 EPs.jpg
Compilation album by
Released12 September 2011
Recorded1992–1994
Genre
Length75:49
LabelOne Little Indian
Producer
  • Charlie McIntosh
  • Michael Johnson
Disco Inferno chronology
The Mixing It Session
(1999)
The 5 EPs
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound9/10[2]
Fact5/5[3]
Pitchfork9.4/10[4]
PopMatters9/10[5]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[6]
Spin9/10[7]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Ian Crause; all music is composed by Ian Crause, Paul Wilmott, and Rob Whatley.

No.TitleLength
1."Summer's Last Sound"5:39
2."Love Stepping Out"6:22
3."A Rock to Cling To"3:52
4."From the Devil to the Deep Blue Sky"9:39
5."The Last Dance"4:07
6."D. I. Go Pop"5:08
7."The Long Dance"5:26
8."Scattered Showers"7:14
9."Second Language"4:47
10."The Atheist's Burden"3:57
11."At the End of the Line"4:20
12."A Little Something"2:58
13."It's a Kid's World" (Samples "Lust for Life" by Iggy Pop)4:35
14."A Night on the Tiles"2:48
15."Lost in Fog"4:47

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "The 5 EPs – Disco Inferno". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. ^ Cooper-Gavin, Dan (8 September 2011). "Album Review: Disco Inferno – The 5 EPs". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  3. ^ Mugwump, Jonny (29 August 2012). "The 5 EPs". Fact. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ Harvell, Jess (20 September 2011). "Disco Inferno: The 5 EPs". Pitchfork. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  5. ^ Hong, Nianyi (8 November 2011). "Disco Inferno: The Five EPs". PopMatters. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  6. ^ Hermes, Will (8 November 2011). "The 5 EPs". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ Powell, Mike (26 August 2011). "Disco Inferno, 'The 5 EPs' (One Little Indian)". Spin. Archived from the original on 6 April 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2018.