The Overlords er et dansk, elektronisk band dannet i 1987 [1] af Christian Johansson (ex-Russia Heat, keyboards, programmering), Rune Bendixen (ex-A Colony, vokal) og Carsten Pedersen (ex-A Colony, guitar). Carsten Pedersen gik ud efter Organic albummet og bandet fortsatte som en duo. De blev opløst i 1995 [2] men blev gendannet i 2014 [3]. Hyldet som grundlægger af trance genren og en del af dens sub genrer og bedst kendt for hits som “Sundown”,[4] “Wow! Mr Yogi” and “God’s Eye” og deres remix af Billy Idol's "Heroin". [5]

The Overlords
OprindelseKøbenhavn
GenreTrance, psy-trance, goa-trance
Aktive år1987-1995. 2014 og frem
PladeselskabMega Records, Antler-Subway, Arista/BMG, Universal Music
MedlemmerChristian Johansson, Rune Bendixen
Tidligere medlemmerCarsten Pedersen

UDGIVELSER [6][7]

STUDIE ALBUMS

MIDNIGHT AT THE GROOVEYARD II

Udgivet af Mega Records in 1988

01 Arkade In The UK 0:44

02 The World Raid 4:49

03 The 7 Year Hitch (Edit) 3:15

04 Transform To The Beat 3:45

05 River's Edge 3:37

06 Looking For Trouble 3:12

07 Search And Destroy 3:20

08 Kentucky Fried Gospel 3:08

09 General Hussein Mohammed El Sad 3:27

10 $ 50 President 2:55

11 Night Fever 3:57

12 Grooveyard Theme 2:08

13 Karaoke Bar 3:33 (CD only)

14 Cut Fever 5:29 (CD only)


ORGANIC?

Udgivet af Antler-Subway in 1991

01 Organic! 4:20

02 Bolt 3:50

03 Holiday In Cambodia 3:48

04 Hells Kitchen 4:00

05 Zensurround 5:01

06 Search And Destroy 4:13

07 Near Dark (Campfire Mix) 4:26

08 Moontrap 4:19

09 Ennui, Ennio? 2:32

10 P.T.L (Pass The Loot) 3:46

11 Sundown (Instru-Mental Version) 5:55

12 Rhythm 000 3:42 (MC only)


ALL THE NAKED PEOPLE

Udgivet af Arista/BMG in 1994

01 God’s Eye 6:01

02 ComingTo Go! 3:36

03 The 7th Stage 4:54

04 Naked People 5:00

05 Spiral 4:55

06 Starseed 2:19

07 White Room 4:09

08 Wow! Mr. Yogi 4:04

09 Solaris 4:45

10 Masses 4:41


SINGLER

7 YEAR HITCH

Udgivet af Mega Records in 1988

12”

A1 7 Year Hotch (Radio Edit) 3:11

A2 $ 50 President 3:51

B1 7 Year Hitch (Mega Mix) 5:41


NIGHT FEVER

Udgivet af Mega Records in 1988

7” Promo

A1 Night Fever (Radio Edit) 3:58

B1 River’s Edge 3:41


12”

A1 Night Fever (Radio Edit) 3:58

A2 River’s Edge 3:41

B1 Cut Fever (Mega Mix) 5:40


MOONTRAP

Udgivet af Antler-Subway in 1990

Maxi-CD

01 Moontrap (Radio Version) 4:18

02 Moontrap (Adult Version) 7:14

03 Moontrap (Dance Version) 7:50

04 Moontrap (Bonus Version) 8:04


12”

A1 Moontrance (Dance Version) 7:50

B1 Moontrap (Radio Version) 4:18

B2 Moontrap (Adult Version) 7:14


SUNDOWN

Udgivet af Antler-Subway in 1990

Maxi-CD

01 Sundown (Sunshine And The 909 – Babymix) 11:33

02 Sundown (Radioversion) 4:08

03 Sundown (Sunfactor 909 – Comamix) 11:22

04 Sundown (Alpha*Beat) 11:49

05 Sundown (Mental Version) 6:03


7”

A1 Sundown 4:19

B1 Search And Destroy (1991 Mix) 4:13


12”

A1 Sundown (Sunshine And The 909 – Babymix) 11:33

B1 Sundown (Sunfactor 909 – Comamix) 11:22


ORGANIC+

Udgivet af Antler-Subway in 1992

Maxi-CD

01 Organic+ 5:38

02 Sundown (Ionizer Remix ’92) 10:07

03 Organic! (Radioversion) 3:45

04 Frankfurt Goes Organic (Mosaic Remix) 6:37

05 Organic+ (Instrumental) 5:35


12”

A1 Organic+ 5:38

A2 Sundown (Ionizer Remix ’92) 10:07

B1 Frankfurt Goes Organic (Mosaic Remix) 6:34

B2 Organic! (Radioversion) 3:45

WOW MR YOGI

Udgivet af Arista/BMG in 1994

Maxi-CD

01 Wow! Mr Yogi (7” Version) 3:58

02 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (Higher NRG Remix) 5:58

03 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (F.A.M. TrancePort Mix) 7:05

04 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (The Pranksters Two-In-One Mix) 14:06


12” Promo

A1 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (The Pranksters Two-In-One Mix) 14:06

B1 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (Lion Rock Dub Adventure) 7:27

B2 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (Lion Rock On A Mountainside) 6:26


12”

A1 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (Higher NRG Remix) 5:58

A2 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (F.A.M. TrancePort Mix) 7:05

B1 Wow! Mr Yogi (Control The Mind) (The Pranksters Two-In-One Mix) 14:06


MC

A1 Wow! Mr Yogi (7” Version) 3:58

A2 The 7th Stage (Ionizer Dub Mix) 4:47

B1 Wow! Mr Yogi (7” Version) 3:58

B2 The 7th Stage (Ionizer Dub Mix) 4:47


GOD'S EYE

Udgivet af Arista/BMG in 1994

Maxi-CD

01 God’s Eye (7” Edit) 3:37

02 God’s Eye On Goa (Bionizer Remix) 8:10

03 God’s Eye (Prankster’s Study in Scarlet) 6:18

04 God’s Eye (Original Album Mix) 6:00

05 God’s Eye (Heavy Duty Lionrock Vibe) 5:18


12”

A1 God’s Eye (Prankster’s Study in Scarlet) 6:18

A2 God’s Eye On Goa (Bionizer Remix) 8:10

B1 God’s Eye (Heavy Duty Lionrock Vibe) 5:18

B2 God’s Eye (Original Album Mix) 6:00


12” Promo

Udgivet af Zoo Entertainment in 1994

A1 God’s Eye (Paella Disater Mix) 5:54

B1 God’s Eye (M&M Eyeballroom Blitz) 6:39

B2 God’s Eye (Instrumental Eyeball M&Mix) 6:35


12” Promo

Udgivet af Habana Music in 1994

A1 God’s Eye (Prankster’s Study in Scarlet) 6:18

A2 God’s Eye (Heavy Duty Lionrock Vibe) 5:18

B1 God’s Eye On Goa (Bionizer Remix) 8:10

B2 the 7th Stage (Labyrinth Mix) 7:02


MC

A1 God’s Eye (7” Edit) 3:37

A2 the 7th Stage (Labyrinth Mix) 7:02

B1 God’s Eye (7” Edit) 3:37

B2 the 7th Stage (Labyrinth Mix) 7:02


NAKED PEOPLE

Udgivet af Universal Music in 2015

MP3

01 Naked People (Kjeld Tolstrup & Ghando Hardhouse Remix) 8:44

02 Naked People (Extended Version) 7:22

03 Naked People (Man With No Name Full Moon In Disco Valley Remix) 6:52

04 Naked People (Miro Remix) 6:00

05 Naked People (Miro Instrumental Version) 5:36

06 Naked People (Single Edit) 4:30

07 Naked People 4:42


REMIXES FOR ANDRE KUNSTNERE

BLUE PEARL – MOTHER DAWN

Udgivet af Big Life in 1992

7”

A1 Mother Dawn 4:10

B1 Mother Dawn (Overlords Remix) (Edit) 3:38


12”

A1 Mother Dawn (Full Moon Mix) 7:53

A2 Mother Dawn (Transritual Mix) 6:22

A3 Mother Dawn (Sunrise Mix) 6:03

B1 Mother Dawn (Overlords Remix) 6:05

B2 Mother Dawn (Ionizer Remix) 8:30

B3 Mother Dawn (Remix Instrumental) 4:21


BILLY IDOL- HEROINE

Udgivet af Chrysalis 1993

12” Promo Whitelabel

A1 Heroin (Overlords Mix) 7:20

B1 Heroin (Ionizer Dub Mix)

B2 Heroin (Nosebleed Mix) 8:04


2x12”

A1 Heroin (V.R. Heroin) 6:17

A2 Heroin (Original Mix) 6:59

A3 Heroin (Needle Park Mix)

B1 Heroin (Overlords Mix) 7:20

B2 Heroin (Nosebleed Mix) 8:04

C1 Heroin (Durga Trance Dub) 5:10

C2 Heroin (Durga Death Dub) 5:10

D1 Heroin (Don't Touch That Needle Mix) 5:10

D2 Heroin (Smack Attack) 7:15


Maxi-CD

01 Heroin (V.R. Heroin) 6:17

02 Heroin (Original Mix) 6:59

03 Heroin (Needle Park Mix)

04 Heroin (Overlords Mix) 7:20

05 Heroin (Nosebleed Mix) 8:04


TRACI LORDS - CONTROL

Udgivet af Radioactive in 1994

Maxi-CD

01 Control (Olympic 7" Edit) 3:28

02 Control (Original Mix) 6:44

03 Control (Overlords House Mix) 7:22

04 Control (San Frandisco Mix) 7:15

05 Control (DJ E Fx San Frandisco Dub) 6:02

06 Control (Juno Reactor Instrumental) 6:28


12”

A1 Control (Original Mix) 6:44

A2 Control (Overlords House Mix) 7:22

B1 Control (San Frandisco Mix) 7:15

B2 Control (DJ E Fx San Frandisco Dub) 6:02


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  2. ^ https://gaffa.dk/nyheder-fra-gaffa/2023/januar/trancens-oprindelse-the-overlords-klar-til-livecomeback/
  3. ^ https://gaffa.dk/nyheder/2015/april/the-overlords-bliver-gendannet/
  4. ^ http://psytrancegoa.blogspot.com/2007/01/ian-ion-interview-overlords-koxbox-sri.html
  5. ^ https://det-dur.dk/hostedsites/comarecords/a-ov1094.htm
  6. ^ https://www.discogs.com/artist/4760-The-Overlords
  7. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-overlords-mn0000893064/discography