the Underworld, visual dictionary

an A-Z of Underworld,

BAND NAME KEY:

SCREEN GEMZ: ACTIVE 1979 - 1982 - KARL HYDE AND OTHERS

FREUR: ACTIVE 1982 - 1987 KARL HYDE AND RICK SMITH AND 3 OTHERS

UNDERWORLD - MK I: ACTIVE 1987 - 1990 - KARL HYDE AND RICK SMITH AND OTHERS

UNDERWORLD - MK II: ACTIVE 1990 - 2000 - KARL HYDE, RICK SMITH AND DARREN EMERSON

UNDERWORLD - MK II (AD): (AFTER DARREN) ACTIVE 2000 - PRESENT DAY - KARL HYDE AND RICK SMITH

EAGLES PREY: ACTIVE 1992 - ‘TONTO’S DRUM’: DARREN EMERSON REMIXED, KARL HYDE ON GUITARS & RICK SMITH PROGRAMMING

LEMON INTERUPT: ACTIVE 1992 - SAME MEMBERS AS UNDERWORLD MARK II

STEPPIN RAZOR: ACTIVE 1992 - 1994 - RICK SMITH AND DARREN EMERSON - REMIXING PARTNERSHIP - 'STEPPIN RAZOR' BELOW

FOR FULL DETAILS OF THESE BAND DESCRIPTIONS GO TO HISTORY PAGE

8 BALL

UNRELEASED PROMOTIONAL 12" & EUROPEAN CD5 SINGLE - TRACK ALSO APPEARS ON ‘THE BEACH’ LP SOUNDTRACK

  • BLACK COLOURED BALL USED IN POOL & BILLIARDS WITH THE NUMBER 8 WRITTEN UPON IT
  • MAGIC ‘8 BALL’ - AMERICAN IN ORIGIN (?) - GIMMICK USED TO DETERMINE DECISIONS -YOU ASK THE MAGIC 8 BALL A QUESTION - THE BALL IS SHAKEN AND ANSWER IS REVEALED…

EIGHT (8)
adjective / noun: A CARDINAL NUMBER AND ITS SYMBOL (8)

BALL
noun: A ROUND BODY; A BULLET; A DANCE

also A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT USED IN VARIOUS SPORTS

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: '8 BALL RECORDS' (US RECORD LABEL)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE WWW.8BALL.COM - SOFTWARE WEBSITE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE WWW.8BALL.ORG - BILLIARDS WEBSITE

501’s

  • MAKE OF JEANS MADE BY LEVIS, AS MENTIONED IN THE LYRICS TO ‘DIRTY’ & ‘DIRTY EPIC’ :

‘…AND I GOT PHONE SEX TO SEE ME THROUGH THE EMPTINESS IN MY 501’S - FREEZE DRIED WITH A NEW RELIGION’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE WWW.LEVIS.COM - SOFTWARE WEBSITE

215 MILES

CD5 EXTRA TRACK - AS FEATURED ON ’DARK AND LONG’ CD SINGLE - TRACK - #4 - BASICALLY A REMIX OF ‘DARK AND LONG’

  • A SET DISTANCE - UNCERTAIN WHAT DISTANCE THIS REPRESENTS IN TERMS OF THE TRACK - PERHAPS THE DISTANCE TRAVELLED BY KARL / UNDERWORLD BETWEEN TOUR VENUES?

MILE
noun: 1760 Yards / 1.6093km / 1,609m / 160,930cm / 16,093,000mm

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: '25 MILES (GOT TO KEEP ON)' - EDWIN STARR SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: '60 MILES AN HOUR' - NEW ORDER SINGLE

140996

12" PROMO REMIX (OF ‘PEARL’S GIRL’) AS WRITTEN ON CERTAIN 12" PROMO VERSIONS

(ALSO ISSUED TO THE NME FOR FREE CASSETTE - ‘BLEEPING WITH THE NME’ - ‘140996’ VERSION - ALSO KNOWN AS THE ‘NME MIX’)

140996
meaning: 14TH SEPTEMBER 1996 - THE DATE WHEN THE TRACK WAS RECORDED

A HUNDRED DAYS OFF


UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) (AD) 4TH STUDIO ALBUM - 2 X VINYL LP, CD & PROMOTIONAL CD ALBUM (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • TIME BAND TOOK OFF FROM WORK BEFORE EMBARKING ON THE PROJECT WHICH BECAME THE ALBUM ‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ - SOME PROMOS HAVE IT WRITTEN AS ‘AHUNDREDDAYSOFF’ - THE FINISHED ALBUM HAS NO PUNCTUATION SPACES ON THE COVER.
  • ALBUM WAS ORIGINALLY TO BE CALLED ‘ANSUM - A HUNDRED YEARS’ (SEE ANSUM) NOT TOO SURE OF THE REASON FOR THE CHANGE

HUNDRED
adjective: TEN TIMES TEN
noun: TEN TIMES TEN ; THE SYMBOL FOR THIS, X; AN OLD DIVISION OF A COUNTY
NUMBER FORMAT: 100

DAYS
plural: OF DAY

DAY
noun: THE TIME BETWEEN THE RISING AND THE SETTING OF THE SUN; LIGHT; TIME; PARTICULAR PERIOD OF SUCCESS OR INFLUENCE

OFF
adverb: AWAY; DISTANT; DETACHED; OUT OF CONDITION
adjective: CANCELLED; (OF FOOD) HAVING GONE BAD
preposition: AWAY FROM; NOT ON

ALWAYS LIKED A FILM

AS YET UNRELEASED 'NEW' TRACK - PLAYED IN OSAKA JAPAN IN 2003

ALWAYS
adverb: AT ALL TIMES, INVARIABLY

LIKED
verb: TO HAVE LIKED, TO FIND PLEASANT OR ATTRACTIVE

A
indefinite article USED BEFORE A CONSONANT; ONE; ANY: PER

FILM
noun: A MOVIE, A THIN SKIN OR MEMBRANE, A THIN COVERING OR COATING, ETC (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

ANSUM

CD5 EXTRA TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘DINOSAUR ADVENTURE’ CD SINGLE

ANSUM - POSSIBLE MEANINGS:
‘…AND SOME’ - AS IN THE PHRASE - ‘IT WAS VERY BUSY IN THERE - AND (THEN) SOME…’ AN UNDERSTATEMENT OF SORTS…

OR

‘HANSOM’ - AS IN GOOD LOOKING (MALE)

UNRELATED TO UNDEWRORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ANSUM.COM - (NOT SURE WHAT THIS WEBSITE IS ABOUT AS ITS ALL IN A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE!)

ANSUM - A HUNDRED YEARS

UNDERWORLD (MK II) (AD) UNUSED POSSIBLE NAME FOR THE 4TH STUDIO ALBUM - CHANGED TO ‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’

ANSUM - POSSIBLE MEANINGS:
‘…AND SOME’ - AS IN THE PHRASE - ‘IT WAS VERY BUSY IN THERE - AND (THEN) SOME…’ AN UNDERSTATEMENT OF SORTS…
OR ‘HANSOM’ - AS IN GOOD LOOKING (MALE)

HUNDRED
adjective: TEN TIMES TEN
noun: TEN TIMES TEN ; THE SYMBOL FOR THIS, X; AN OLD DIVISION OF A COUNTY
NUMBER FORMAT - 100

YEARS
plural: OF YEAR -

YEAR
noun: A PERIOD OF THE EARTH’S COMPLETE REVOLUTION AROUND THE SUN; 12 MONTHS; 365 OR 366 DAYS

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR - WAR BETWEEN ENGLAND AND FRANCE THAT LASTED 102 YEARS - 14TH CENTURY

ANTIROM

TOMATO BASED WEDSITE - ANTIROM WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING AT LEAST TWO CD-ROMS, WHICH INCLUDED MUSIC MADE ESPECIALLY BY UNDERWORLD.

WEBSITE: WWW.ANTIROM.COM

AIR TOWEL

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK #6

AIR
noun: THE ATMOSPHERE; A LIGHT BREEZE; A TUNE ; BEARING
plural noun: AFFECTED MANNER

TOWEL
noun: A CLOTH FOR DRYING

AIR TOWEL
proper noun: (ASSUMED) AN ALTERNATIVE (POSSIBLY JAPANESE) NAME FOR A WASH ROOM HAND DRIER (AUTOMATIC HOT AIR DRIER) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.AIRTOWLE.COM.AU AUSTRALIAN AIR DRYER TECHNOLOGIES....

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.AIRTOWEL.COM - INFLATABLE BEACH TOWELS....

BABES

GENERALLY GORGEOUS LOOKING WOMEN OR GIRLS - SLANG OF ‘BABY’ - THESE ARE OFTEN SEEN ON NIGHTS OUT IN ROMFORD - ACCORDING TO ‘BORN SLIPPY’ LYRICS! (AS FEATURED IN FHM - SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘BORN SLIPPY NUXX’:

"AND BABES AND BABES AND BABES AND BABES..."

BACK TO MINE

UNDERWORLD (MK. II) (AD) PERSONAL COMPILATION FOR DMC UK - 13TH IN A SERIES OF ALBUMS PRODUCED BY VARIOUS STARS - SEE DISCOGRAPHY FOR MORE DETAILS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

WEBSITE: WWW.DMC.COM - THE BACK TO MINE LABEL

BALLET LANE

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK #9

BALLET
noun: THEATRICAL DANCE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LANE
noun: NARROW ROAD; PATH ETC; A PATH OR STRIP SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR SHIPS, AIRCRAFT OR CARS ETC,.

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'PENNY LANE' - BEATLES SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'LOIS LANE' - SUPERMAN'S GIRLFRIEND

UNRELATED TO UNDEWRORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BALLET.CO.UK - UK BALLET WEBSITE

BANSTYLE

SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS ALBUM TRACK - (JOINTLY TITLED WITH ‘SAPPY’S CURRY’) - TRACK #2

BAN
noun: PROHIBITION; A EDICT *vt TO CURSE; TO FORBID

STYLE
noun: MANNER OF DOING ANYTHING; TITLE; FASHION

BANSTYLE
LITERALLY MEANING TO FORBID ‘STYLE’ - AS IN TO BAN FASHION - WHETHER THIS IS WHAT IS INTENDED IS A DIFFERENT MATTER

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'STYLE' - SINGLE BY ORBITAL

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BAND AID' - CHARITY POP GROUP FORMED BY BOB GELDOF AND MIDGE URE IN 1984

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BAND AID' - THE BRAND NAME FOR ELASTOPLAST / STICKING PLASTERS

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BANSTYLE.COM - SLIPSTREAM PARADISE

BEAUCOUP FISH

UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) THIRD STUDIO ALBUM - 2 X VINYL LP, CD, LIMITED CD & MINI DISC (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • STORY OF NAME: DURING A TRIP TO THE STATES, UNDERWORLD MET A MAN FROM LOUISIANA, WHO HAS NOW BECOME A FRIEND OF THEIRS...DURING A FISHING TRIP, KARL RECORDED SNIPPETS OF SPEECH FROM THE MAN (AS THEY DID WITH MANY PEOPLE THEY MET ON THEIR TRAVELS).
    IT WAS DURING PLAYBACK OF THESE TAPES AT THE RECORDING OF ‘JUMBO’ AND ‘CUPS’ THAT UNDERWORLD DISCOVERED THIS PHRASE FROM MR. LOUISIANA…. TOYING OVER ALBUM TITLES…(SEE ‘TONIGHT MATTHEW WE’RE GOING TO BE…UNDERWORLD’)…THEIR BAND MANAGER, STEVE HALL, DECIDED THAT IT WAS AN IDEAL NAME FOR THE TITLE OF THE ‘IN PRODUCTION’ ALBUM…NOT CONVINCED, IT WAS TWO WEEKS BEFORE ALL OF THE BAND AGREED ON IT...

BEAUCOUP
(FRENCH) TRANSLATION: ‘BEAUCOUP’ - EXCELLENT (PRONOUNCED ‘BOW-KOO’)

FISH
noun: A COLD BLOODED ANIMAL LIVING IN WATER, HAVING BACKBONES, GILLS AND FINS.
transitive verb: TO CATCH OR TRY TO CATCH FISH

"I’VE CAUGHT BEAUCOUP FISH IN REVENSBURGH" - QUOTE FROM ‘JUMBO’ - (POSSIBLY ‘REVERENT BURTON’)

BERLIN

CAPITAL CITY OF FORMER EAST GERMANY, NOW GERMAN NATIONAL CAPITAL, ONCE DIVIDED IN TWO BY A WALL WHICH SEPARATED THE COMMUNIST EAST FROM THE FREE WEST (SEE PICTURE OF BRANDENBURG GATE ON RIGHT)

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PUSH UPSTAIRS’ -

"TINA LIVES IN BERLIN"

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BERLIN.DE - GERMAN GUIDE TO THE CAPITAL CITY

BETHNAL GREEN

TUBE STATION, RESIDENTIAL AREA / SUBURB IN LONDON - THE TUBE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE CENTRAL LINE (SEE MAP ON RIGHT)

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘STAGGER’

NON RELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BETHNALGREEN.COM - BETHNAL GREEN WEBSITE

BIG MOUTH

LEMON INTERUPT / UNDERWORLD (MK II) 12" SINGLE & CD 5 - DOUBLE A SIDE TO ‘ECLIPSE’

  • TRACK FEATURES: HARMONICA BY ‘PHILADELPHIA SLIM’ (NOT SURE WHO THIS PERSON IS - POSSIBLY KARL WHO PLAYS IT ON TOUR WHEN THEY DO 'BIG MOUTH')
  • BIG MOUTH - REFERS TO THE NAME OF A PERSON WHO PLAYS THE HARMONICA (ASSUMED) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)


BIG

adjective: GREAT; LARGE

MOUTH
noun: ORGAN USED FOR SPEECH, BREATHING, EATING

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'MICKEY’S BIG MOUTH BEER' - US ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BIGMOUTH.COM - BULLSHIT FREE ADVERTISING

BIG SCREEN SATELLITE

NAME OF THIS WEBSITE, AS CREATED BY MATTVAL FROM 'FRUIT AND VEG RECORDS'

  • LYRIC FROM ‘DIRTY EPIC’ - SEE LYRICS:

‘…AND ALL I COULD SEE WAS DORIS DAY IN A BIG SCREEN SATELLITE’

BIG
adjective: GREAT; LARGE

SCREEN
noun: A SHIELD FROM DRAUGHTS, HEAT ETC,; A SIEVE; A PARTITION IN A CHURCH; A SHEET ON WHICH PICTURES ARE PROJECTED; AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY

SATELLITE
noun: A SMALL PLANET REVOLVING AROUND A LARGER; A MAN MADE OBJECT ORBITING THE EARTH TO GATHER SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

BLONDE

  • LYRIC AS HEARD IN THE TRACKS: BORN SLIPPY / BRUCE LEE / AIR TOWEL / SPOONMAN

BLONDE
noun: LIGHT COLOURED HAIR - USED TO DESCRIBE A CERTAIN TYPE OF GIRL (OFTEN FOUND IN ESSEX) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

BLUESKI

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK - #7

  • BLUES - VOCAL GUITAR BASED MUSIC DERIVED IN THE DEEP SOUTH OF THE STATES IN THE LATE 1940’S - DEVELOPED INTO RHYTHM AND BLUES - (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT) - THE BLUES WAS THE FEELING THAT THE ARTISTS WERE BRING ACROSS IN THE RECORDS - AS IN FEELING BLUE - (DEPRESSED - SEE ‘BLUE’ BELOW)

BLUE
noun: THE COLOUR OF THE SKY; ONE OF THE SEVEN PRIMARY COLOURS; A UNIVERSITY DISTINCTION.
adjective: OF A BLUE COLOUR; SKY-COLOURED; DEPRESSED

SKI
noun: (plural: SKIS) A LONG NARROW RUNNER OF WOOD, METAL OR PLASTIC THAT IS FASTENED TO A BOOT TO ENABLE MOVEMENT ACROSS SNOW
intransitive verb: TO TRAVEL ON SKIS

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'ADAMSKI' - 1990’S RAVE ARTIST - FAMED FOR HIT ‘KILLER’

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'TROTSKY' - RUSSIAN LEADER - EARLY 20th CENTURY

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'NORMSKI' - 1980’S/90’S ‘YOOF’ TV PRESENTER (UK)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BLUESKI.COM - A STRANGE SITE...?

BOOTLEG BABIES

LYRIC FROM ‘JUANITA’

  • NAME OF THE RTSR TRADE (RIDE THE SAINTED RHYTHMS) SITE’S ‘BOOTLEG’ LIVE COMPILATION CD SET - SEE ‘RIDE THE SAINTED RHYTHMS’

BOOTLEG
noun: ITEM PRODUCED WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE OWNER AND OR THE PRODUCER OF THE ORIGINAL

BASICALLY A FAKE OR COPY - BOOTLEGGING WAS RIFE IN THE US DURING TIMES OF PROHIBITION — WHEN GANGS AND MOBSTERS WOULD PRODUCE BOOTLEG ALCOHOL - MOONSHINE IS ONE TYPE OF THIS. HERE, IN THIS CONTEXT, THE WORD BOOTLEG IS MORE APPROPRIATE TO MUSIC - UNLICENSED RECORDINGS OF TRACKS ARE CALLED BOOTLEGS, AND THIS COMPILATION WAS PRODUCED USING ‘BOOTLEG’ MATERIAL RECORDED WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE ARTIST OR PRODUCER OF THE ORIGINAL (SUCH AS A RADIO STATION)

BOOTLEG
noun: ALSO A NAME FOR A CUT OF TROUSER USUALLY DENIM, WHERE THE LEG OF THE TROUSER ALLOWS FOR THE WEARING OF BOOTS UNDERNEATH (USUALLY COWBOYS)
SEE ALSO ‘BROWN ACID’ - AN UNDERWORLD BOOTLEG 12"

BABIES
plural: OF BABY

BABY
noun: A CHILD JUST BORN; A YOUNG ANIMAL (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

BORN SLIPPY

BIGGEST SELLING UNDERWORLD SINGLE - 12", 12" REMIX, 12" RE-RELEASE, 3 X EUROPEAN 12" PHAT PACK, 2 X CD5, 2 x CD5 RE-RELEASE SINGLES & VARIOUS BOOTLEGS - ALSO APPEARED ON ‘TRAINSPOTTING’ LP SOUNDTRACK - NOT ON ANY UNDERWORLD STUDIO LP

  • STORY OF NAME: NAME OF A GREYHOUND (DOG RAN AT ROMFORD DOG RACING TRACK - SEE ‘ROMFORD’)
  • POST STORY OF NAME: A YATCH WAS NAMED AFTER THE RECORD…AND NOW FEATURES IN IT’S OWN WEBSITE (GO TO HTTP://WWW.BORNSLIPPY.COM FOR MORE DETAILS) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
  • THERE ARE BASICALLY TWO VERSIONS OF BORN SLIPPY - AN INSTRUMENTAL, WHICH IS THE ORIGINAL TRACK AND THE ‘BORN SLIPPY (NUXX)’ OR ‘BORN SLIPPY - NUXX’ VERSIONS (WITH OR WITHOUT THE BRACKETS), WHICH INCLUDE THE VOCAL BY KARL HYDE, INCLUDING THE NOW INFAMOUS LAGER LAGER LAGER LYRICS.

BORN
present participle: OF BEAR TO BRING FORTH

SLIPPY
adjective: CAUSING TO SLIP; BEING SLIPPERY

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BORN TO RUN' - BRUCE SPINGSTEEN SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BORN TO BE WILD' - SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BORN IN THE USA' - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SINGLE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BORNLIPPY.COM - THE BOAT WEBSITE

BROWN ACID

  • BOOTLEG REMIX OF BORN SLIPPY & DARK AND LONG OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN - MUCH SOUGHT AFTER - INCLUDES SAMPLES FROM PINK FLOYD AND APHEX TWIN - POSSIBLY BY DJ HANI

BROWN ACID
NAME OF TRACK COMES FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT (THE SAMPLE USED) REGARDING A BAD BATCH OF BROWN ACID BEING DISTRIBUTED AT A PINK FLOYD GIG (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

SEE ALSO ‘BOOTLEG’

BRUCE LEE

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - 12" & CD5 SINGLE

BRUCE LEE
DECEASED MARTIAL ARTS EXPERT AND ACTOR OF ESTEEMED IMPORTANCE IN KUNG FU MOVIES - INCLUDING: ‘WAY OF THE DRAGON’ & ‘ENTER THE DRAGON’ (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BRUCELEE.COM - THE MAIN MAN'S WEBSITE - ENTER THE DRAGON

BUNGALOW

REMIX NAME: SUBTITLE OF ‘KING OF SNAKE’ - (RICK’S BUNGALOW MIX)

BUNGALOW
noun: A ONE STOREYED HOUSE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BUNGALOW.COM - ERR...NOT SURE WHAT'S HERE BUT THERE IS A WATERFALL MP3..

BURTS

REMIX NAME: SUBTITLE OF DARK AND LONG

BURT
proper noun: BOYS NAME, AS IN BURT REYNOLDS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BURTS.COM - FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS

CARP DREAMS…KOI

‘PEARL’S GIRL’ SINGLE REMIX 12" - (SUBTITLE TO THE TRACK - AS ‘PEARL’S GIRL CARP DREAMS… KOI’)

CARP
intransitive verb: TO FIND FAULT noun: A VORACIOUS FISH

DREAMS
plural: OF DREAM -

DREAM
noun: A VISION IN SLEEP; AN IDLE FANCY AN AMBITION
transitive verb / intransitive verb: TO HAVE DREAMS; TO FANCY,

KOI
noun: SPECIFIC TYPE OF CARP (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

NOTE: NISHIKIGOI - JAPANESE NAME FOR KOI CARP.

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.KOICARP.NET - FISHY WEBSITE

CHERRY PIE

CD5 EXTRA TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘PEARL’S GIRL’ CD SINGLE - CHERRY PIE IS A REMIX OF ‘ROWLA’

CHERRY
noun: (USUALLY) A TREE AND ITS SMALL RED OR BLACK FRUIT; A BRIGHT RED COLOUR

PIE
noun: MEAT OR FRUIT WITH PASTE COVERING BAKED; UNSORTED TYPE

(SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.CHERRYPIE.ORG - ROCK BAND WEBSITE

CLOUD HAT REMEMBER THIS

  • PHRASE SCRATCHED INTO THE RUNOUT GROOVE OF ‘THE HUMP’ SINGLE - NOT ENTIRELY SURE WHAT IT MEANS BUT THEN THAT’S NOT UNUSUAL WITH UNDERWORLD…

CLOUD
noun: A MASS OF VISIBLE VAPOUR HIGH IN THE AIR; A CROWD; GLOOM transitive verb: TO DARKEN; TO OBSCURE; TO HIDE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

HAT
noun: HEAD COVERING (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

REMEMBER
transitive verb / intransitive verb: TO RECOLLECT; RECALL; OBSERVE; BEAR IN MIND

THIS
adjective, pronoun (plural: THESE) THAT WHICH IS NEAR OR PRESENT

 

COLLECT

JUNIOR BOYS OWN LABEL OFFSHOOT - EARLY UNDERWORLD PROMO / PRE-RELEASES ISSUED ON THIS LABEL - SEE DISCOGRAPHY AND JUNIOR BOYS OWN PAGES FOR MORE DETAILS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

COLLECT
intransitive verb / transitive verb: TO BRING TOGETHER; TO INFER; TO ARRANGE; TO ACCUMULATE THINGS AS A HOBBY

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.COLLECT.COM - COLLECTING WEBSITE

CONFUSION THE WAITRESS

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK - #3

  • STORY OF NAME (I): DARREN AND RICK RECKONED KARL FANCIED BOTH A WAITRESS AND A NURSE AND THAT HE WAS UNDECIDED ON WHO TO GO OUT WITH SO HE HAD ‘CONFUSION’ OVER THE WAITRESS...WELL THAT’S THE STORY THEY OFFERED DURING AN INTERVIEW AT THE TIME …
  • STORY OF NAME (II): ASSUME THAT THIS TITLE EMERGED ‘OFFICIALLY’ FROM A NOTE MADE ON KARL’S NOTEPAD WHILST SAT AT A TABLE IN A DINER - WHILST WATCHING WAITRESSES - KARL HAS SOME LYRICAL OBSESSIONS - SUCH AS WAITRESSES - SEE KARL’S OBSESSIONS ON THE KARL HYDE PAGE

CONFUSION
noun: DISORDER

WAITRESS
noun: (FEMALE) SERVANT IN ATTENDANCE AT TABLE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.CONFUSION.COM - CHOPPER MOTORCYCLES WEBSITE

COWGIRL
‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - 12" SINGLE, 12" REMIX, 12" LIVE VERSION & 2 X CD5

  • NOTE - COWGIRLS ARE NOT MENTIONED IN THIS SONG

COWGIRL (OR BOY)
noun: PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR CATTLE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.COWGIRL.NET FOR MORE COWGIRL INFO (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

CUPS

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #1 - A REMIXED VERSION ALSO FEATURED ON THE JUMBO 12" & CD SINGLE

CUPS
plural: OF CUP

CUP
noun: A SMALL DRINKING VESSEL WITH A HANDLE; ITS CONTENTS; A CUP-SHAPED TROPHY ; OFTEN SILVER OR ORNAMENTAL
~ also ~ noun: BRAZIER MEASUREMENT: A - GG (‘A’ BEING SMALLEST ‘GG’ BEING LARGEST)
~ also ~ noun: NAME OF A CARD IN ‘TAROT’
~ also ~ noun: TROPHY AWARDED TO WINNING PARTICIPANTS IN TOURNAMENTS AND LEAGUES -THE BEST KNOWN CUPS: ‘THE FIFA WORLD CUP’ - FOOTBALL / ‘RYDER CUP’ - GOLF / ‘STANLEY CUP’ - ICE HOCKEY / ‘DAVIS CUP’ - TENNIS (SEE PICTURE OF WORLD CUP ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.CUPS.ORG - UNIX PRINTING SYSTEMS WEBSITE

DARK AND LONG

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #1 - 12" SINGLE, 12" REMIX 12" & CD5

  • STORY OF NAME (I): ALL VERSIONS OF THIS TRACK ARE BOTH ‘DARK’ AND VERY ‘LONG’ IN LENGTH
  • STORY OF NAME (II): SEXUAL REFERENCE

DARK
adjective: WITHOUT LIGHT; GLOOMY; SECRET; IGNORANT; HAVING BROWN OR BLACK SKIN OR HAIR (SEE DARK GLOOMY PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LONG
adjective: NOT SHORT; PROTRACTED; LATE; TEDIOUS; SLOW; FAR-REACHING; WELL SUPPLIED *vt: TO DESIRE EARNESTLY

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.LONG.COM - TECHNOLOGY FOR BETTER BUILDINGS

DARLING DEPARTMENT, THE

  • PR COMPANY THAT REPRESNTS UNDERWORLD AMONG OTHERS

WEBSITE: WWW.DARLINGUK.COM

DARK TRAIN

12" REMIX NAME OF SINGLE ‘DARK & LONG’

DARK
adjective WITHOUT LIGHT; GLOOMY; SECRET; IGNORANT; HAVING BROWN OR BLACK SKIN OR HAIR

TRAIN
noun MULTI PERSON TRANSPORT VEHICLE THAT RUNS ON RAILS OR TRACKS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.DARKTRAIN.NET - GERMAN TRAIN 'MAGAZINE' WEBSITE (IN GERMAN)

DAVE

DAVE
noun: BOYS NAME - SHORT FOR DAVID, FAMED FOR SLAYING GOLIATH (SEE PICTURE OF A 'DAVID' ON RIGHT - DAVID BECKHAM)

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARL’S GIRL’ - WE ARE UNSURE WHO DAVE IS, BUT

‘DAVE IS FLOATING…’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.DAVE.COM - HOME DESIGN WEBSITE

DORIS DAY

ICONIC SILVER SCREEN STAR

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘DIRTY’

(SEE PICTURE OF DORIS DAY IN 'MOONLIGHT BAY' ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.DORISDAY.COM - DORIS DAY ANIMAL FOUNDATION

DEEP ARCH

CD5 EXTRA TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘DARK AND LONG’ CD SINGLE - DEEP ARCH IS A REMIX OF ‘BORN SLIPPY’

DEEP
adjective: BEING FAR BELOW THE SURFACE: INVOLVED: ENGROSSED: PROFOUND: INTENSE: SECRET: ARTFUL
noun: THE SEA

ARCH
noun: STRUCTURAL BRIDGE, USUALLY STONE, SUPPORTED BY COLUMNS - MOST FAMOUS ARCHES MARBLE ARCH - LONDON; THE ARC DE TRIUMPHE - PARIS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

DEEP BLUE MOROCCO

  • LYRIC FROM ‘PEARL’S GIRL’
  • ALSO - AN UNDERWORLD LYRICS BASED WEBSITE - FOR LYRICS SEE ALSO OUR LYRIC SECTION

DEEP
adjective: BEING FAR BELOW THE SURFACE: INVOLVED: ENGROSSED: PROFOUND: INTENSE: SECRET: ARTFUL
noun: THE SEA

BLUE
noun: THE COLOUR OF THE SKY; ONE OF THE SEVEN PRIMARY COLOURS; A UNIVERSITY DISTINCTION.
adjective: OF A BLUE COLOUR; SKY-COLOURED; DEPRESSED

MOROCCO
proper noun: NORTH AFRICAN COUNTRY (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNDERWORLD LYRICS WEBSITE: DEEP BLUE MOROCCO

DEEP PAN

PROMO ONLY UNDERWORLD (MK II) 12" SINGLE, ALSO REMIX NAME OF ‘BORN SLIPPY’ SINGLE

  • TYPE OF PIZZA BASE - SO-NAMED AFTER THE TYPE OF PAN, IN WHICH IT IS BAKED. GENERALLY CONSIDERED TO BE AN AMERICAN INVENTION TO MAKE THE DOUGH-LESS THIN CRUST ITALIAN STYLE PIZZA MORE APPEALING TO A US MARKET (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
  • NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: DEEP DISH (US DJ / PRODUCTION PARTNERSHIP) - WHICH IS ALSO ANOTHER NAME FOR A ‘DEEP PAN’ PIZZA DISH IN THE US

DEEP
adjective: BEING FAR BELOW THE SURFACE: INVOLVED: ENGROSSED: PROFOUND: INTENSE: SECRET: ARTFUL
noun: THE SEA

PAN
noun: BROAD SHALLOW VESSEL FOR COOKING; THE BOWL OF A LAVATORY

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.DEEPPANPIZZA.CO.UK - UK PIZZA RESTURANT WEBSITE

DINOSAUR ADVENTURE 3D

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK #8 - (ALSO SECOND SINGLE RELEASE FROM ALBUM)

DINOSAUR
n
oun: PREHISTORIC CREATURE - AS PORTRAYED IN FILMS SUCH AS JURASSIC PARK

ADVENTURE
noun: HAZARDOUS ENTERPRISE; AN EXCITING
transitive verb / intransitive verb: EXPERIENCE TO RISK OR HAZARD

3D
noun: THREE DIMENSIONAL

ALSO COMPUTER GAME - FROM WHICH KARL DERIVED TITLE - GAME WAS SEEN LYING AROUND AND HE THOUGHT IT WAS A GOOD NAME FOR A TRACK... (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

 

DIRTY

LEMON INTERUPT / UNDERWORLD (MK II) 12" PROMO ONLY SINGLE AND EUROPEAN CD5

  • STORY OF NAME: THE FEELING FROM TOO MUCH ‘PHONE SEX’ AS REFERRED TO IN THE SONG ‘DIRTY’ SEE ALSO ‘DIRTY EPIC’
  • ALSO THE NAME OF (ONE OF) THE OFFICIAL UNDERWORLD WEBSITES - HTTP://www.darktrain.org - RUN BY SCOTT WARNER IN THE US - THIS IS A FAN BASED SITE AND IS SUPPORTED 100% BY UNDERWORLD

DIRTY
adjective: SOILED WITH DIRT; MEAN; DISHONEST; OBSCENE

transitive verb: TO SOIL; TO SULLY

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: DIRRTY - CHRISTINA AGUILERA TRACK

DIRTY EPIC

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #6 - 12" SINGLE & CD5

EPIC - TERM USED TO DESCRIBE RECORDS THAT ARE OVER 10 MINUTES IN LENGTH - PHRASE COINED BY FANS OF DJ SASHA AND JOHN DIGWEED TO DESCRIBE THE SOUNDSCAPES CREATED WITH TRANCE RECORDS - THE OFFICIAL MEDIA ‘SHORT-LIVED’ PHRASE WAS - ‘EPIC HOUSE’

  • NOTE ‘DIRTY EPIC’ IS A RE-RECORDED VERSION OF ‘DIRTY’

DIRTY
adjective: SOILED WITH DIRT; MEAN; DISHONEST; OBSCENE
transitive verb: TO SOIL; TO SULLY

EPIC
adjective: HEROIC; IN GRAND STYLE. *n: A HEROIC POEM

ALSO MAJOR RECORD COMPANY NAME - EPIC RECORDS

 

DIRTY GUITAR

LIMITED REMIXED 1-SIDED 12" SINGLE - ALSO RE-RELEASED PROMO 12"

  • NOTE - THIS IS A RE-RECORDED VERSION OF ‘DIRTY’ FEATURING VOCALS AND GUITARS!!

DIRTY
adjective: SOILED WITH DIRT; MEAN; DISHONEST; OBSCENE
transitive verb: TO SOIL; TO SULLY

GUITAR
noun: STRINGED INSTRUMENT (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT OF KARL HYDE WITH HIS GUITAR)

DOBRA PET

  • SUBTITLE OF ‘BRUCE LEE’ CD SINGLE - NOT A REMIX AS SUCH
  • SUBTITLE NAME AS FOUND ON THE BRUCE LEE CD SINGLE - POSSIBLE DERIVED FROM ONE OF KARL’S FAMOUS DICTAPHONE RECORDINGS

DOBRA
NO ENGLISH MEANING (?)

PET
noun: A DARLING; A FAVOURITE; A DOMESTIC ANIMAL KEPT AS A COMPANION (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
adjective: CHERISHED

DOGS

  • THE BANDS FASCINATION IN DOGS COMES FROM THE REGULAR VISITS THE BAND MADE TO ROMFORD DOG RACING TRACK DURING THE EARLY YEARS OF MAKING THE ‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM
  • ‘DOGS’ LYRICS HEARD IN THE TRACKS: BORN SLIPPY / MMM…SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU / DIRTY GUITAR / SAPPY’S CURRY / KING OF SNAKE
  • DOG NAMES ALSO FEATURE IN THE TITLES OF AT LEAST THREE UNDERWORLD TRACKS - BORN SLIPPY (GREYHOUND) / SAPPY’S CURRY (GREYHOUND) / PEARL’S GIRL (GREYHOUND) - AND ALSO - DOGMAN GO WOOF (BELOW)

DOG
noun: A DOMESTIC QUADRUPED
transitive verb: TO FOLLOW CLOSELY

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.DOGS.CO.UK - UK DOG WEBSITE

DOGMAN GO WOOF

12" SINGLE & CD5 ONLY RELEASE - ON FLIP SIDE TO TRACK CALLED ‘SPIKEE’ - NOT ON ANY ALBUM

  • THE PHRASE ‘DOGMAN GO WOOF’ WAS ALSO SCRATCHED INTO THE RUN OUT GROOVE OF MOTHER EARTH 12" — WHICH WAS RELEASED WAY BEFORE THE SPIKEE / DOGMAN GO WOOF SINGLE - NO IDEA WHO ‘DOGMAN’ IS - MAYBE A MEMBER OF UNDERWORLD?

DOG
noun: A DOMESTIC QUADRUPED
transitive verb: TO FOLLOW CLOSELY

MAN
noun: A HUMAN BEING; A MALE ADULT; MANKIND; A MALE SERVANT; A HUSBAND; AN ORDINARY SOLDIER; A MEMBER OF A TEAM
~ also ~ HIPPY / DRUG SLANG REFERENCE OFTEN USED TO DESCRIBE A FELLOW BEING - AS IN ‘HEY MAN!‘

GO
intransitive verb / transitive verb: TO MOVE ON A COURSE; TO PROCEED; TO WORK PROPERLY; TO ACT; SOUND; AS SPECIFIED; TO RESULT; TO BECOME; TO BE ACCEPTED OR VALID; TO LEAVE; TO DEPART; TO DIE; TO BE ALLOTTED OR SOLID; TO BE ABLE TO PASS (THROUGH); TO FIT (INTO); TO BE CAPABLE OF BEING DIVIDED (INTO); TO UNDERTAKE (DUTIES ETC.); TO FALL ASLEEP; TO TAKE PLACE AS PLANNED - also - TRAVEL BOARD GAME POPULAR IN THE 1970'S (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

WOOF
noun: A NOISE MADE BY A DOG - SIMILAR TO A BARK

DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN

UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) FIRST STUDIO ALBUM - DOUBLE VINYL & CD & CASSETTE (SEE PICTURE OF CD ON RIGHT)

  • STORY OF NAME: - COLLECTION OF WORDS THAT SEEMED RIGHT TOGETHER?

DUB
transitive verb: (past tense DUBBED) TO CONFER A KNIGHTHOOD ON BY TOUCHING WITH A SWORD
~ also ~ A TERM DERIVED FROM THE WEST INDIES (POSSIBLY JAMAICA) TO DESCRIBE A STYLE OF MUSIC STRIPPED OF LYRICAL CONTENT. MANY DJ S OF THE LATE 1970’S IN THE WEST INDIES USED TO PRESS UP DUB VERSIONS OF THE POPULAR REGGAE SONGS SO THAT THE LOCAL MC (MASTER OF CEREMONIES) WOULD BE ABLE TO ‘FREE STYLE’ RAP OVER THEM - THESE WERE KNOWN AS ‘DUB PLATES’

NO
adjective: EXPRESSING NEGATION
noun: A DENIAL; A REFUSAL; A NEGATIVE VOTE OR VOTER
adjective: NONE

BASS
adjective: THE LOWEST PART IN MUSICAL HARMONY; THE LOWEST MALE VOICE
~ also ~ LOW FREQUENCY SOUND - THE BASIS OF MOST DANCE MELODIES. (SEE ‘RIVER OF BASS’)
~ also ~ TYPE OF GUITAR USED TO CREATE THE ‘BASS’ SOUND

WITH
preposition: EXPRESSING NEARNESS OR CONNECTION; AMONG ; POSSESSING

MY
pronoun: THE POSSESSIVE CASE SING OF I

HEAD
noun: THE PART OF AN ANIMAL OR HUMAN BODY CONTAINING THE BRAIN, EYES, EARS, NOSE AND MOUTH; THE TOP PART OF ANYTHING; THE FOREMOST PART; THE CHIEF PERSON

MAN
noun: A HUMAN BEING; A MALE ADULT; MANKIND; A MALE SERVANT; A HUSBAND; AN ORDINARY SOLDIER; A MEMBER OF A TEAM
~ also ~ HIPPY / DRUG SLANG REFERENCE OFTEN USED TO DESCRIBE A FELLOW BEING - AS IN ‘HEY MAN!‘

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH : ‘(BASS) HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?’ - SIMON HARRIS HOUSE 12" SINGLE (1989)

ECLIPSE

UNDERWORLD (MK II), AS LEMON INTERUPT - 12" SINGLE - DOUBLE A SIDE TO ‘BIG MOUTH’

ECLIPSE
noun: AN OBSCURING OF THE LIGHT OF THE SUN, MOON ETC, BY SOME OTHER BODY; AN OVERSHADOWING (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
transitive verb: TO DARKEN TO SURPASS

~ INTERESTING FACT ~ THE LAST TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM WAS IN 1999 ON AUGUST 11th 1999

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ECLIPSE.ORG - A UNIVERSAL TOOL PLATFORM

EINSTEIN, ALBERT

REVERED SCIENTIST - ECCENTRIC IN HIS APPEARANCE AND VIEWS, BUT UNDOUBTEDLY A GENIUS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARL’S GIRL’

'OLD MAN EINSTEIN CRAZY IN HIS ATTIC'

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ALBERTEINSTEIN.INFO - AN ALBERT EINSTEIN RELATED WEBSITE

ELVIS

SEE 'PRESLEY'

ERASER OF LOVE

  • LYRIC TAKEN FROM ‘COWGIRL’ - AN ERASER OF LOVE IS PROBABLY SOMEONE WHO DISMISSES LOVING ANOTHER PERSON. (PROBABLY ANOTHER NONSENSICAL LYRIC FROM KARL HYDE)

ERASE
transitive verb: TO RUB OUT; TO REMOVE A RECORDING FROM MAGNETIC TAPE; TO REMOVE DATA FROM A COMPUTER MEMORY OR STORAGE MEDIUM

ERASER
noun: A PERSON WHO ERASES
~ also ~ noun: A RUBBER IMPLEMENT USED FOR REMOVING PENCIL MARKS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

OF
preposition: DENOTING SOURCE; CAUSE ETC.

LOVE
transitive verb: TO REGARD WITH AFFECTION; TO LIKE ; TO DELIGHT IN
intransitive verb: TO BE IN LOVE;
noun: WARM AFFECTION; THE PASSIONATE AFFECTION FOR ANOTHER; A WORD OF ENDEARMENT

ESSGEE

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK #7

  • NO ACTUAL KNOWN MEANING - WILL ENDEAVOUR TO FIND OUT WHAT THIS MEANS OR IS REFERENCE TO (PROBABLY ANOTHER NONSENSICAL LYRIC FROM KARL HYDE)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ESSGEE.COM - AUSTRALIAN THEARTRE COMPANY WHO PUT ON THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE


EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING


UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) FIRST ‘LIVE’ ALBUM - CD, VIDEO AND DVD (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • STORY OF NAME: TITLE TAKEN FROM REPETITIVE LYRICS IN THE SINGLE ‘COWGIRL’.
  • NOTE: THIS ALBUM DOES NOT INCLUDE ‘EVERYTHING’ - IT DOES HOWEVER INCLUDE CD-ROM LINKS TO AS YET UNRELEASED MATERIALS…WHICH IS CLOSE TO ‘EVERYTHING’ RELATING TO UNDERWORLD
  • THIS LP / CD / DVD IS GROUNDBREAKING IN IT’S CONTENTS AND IS ONE OF THE FIRST INTERACTIVE MUSIC DVD’S - IT’S CONTENT IS CONSIDERED THE BENCHMARK BY WHICH FUTURE MUSIC DVD PACKAGES MUST FOLLOW

EVERYTHING
pronoun: ALL THINGS; ALL; SOMETHING OF THE GREATEST IMPORTANCE

FARRINGDON STREET

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘DIRTY’

FARRINGDON
proper noun TUBE STATION IN LONDON - STATION IS FOUND ON THE METROPOLITAN / CIRCLE / HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINES (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

FOOTWEAR REPAIRS BY CRAFTSMEN AT COMPETITIVE PRICES

WAX TRAX / TVT - VIDEO COMPILATION - A COMPILATION OF 11 OF UNDERWORLD’S BIGGEST VIDEOS (US ONLY) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • STORY OF NAME: (ASSUMED) TITLE ORIGINATED FROM AN ADVERTISING HOARDING SEEN (BY KARL?) IN THE US (OR UK), OUTSIDE A SHOE REPAIR STORE…

FREUR

UNDERWORLD BEFORE THEY WERE CALLED ‘UNDERWORLD’

  • STARTED AS A 5 PIECE EIGHTIES POP BAND WHICH INCLUDED KARL HYDE AND RICK SMITH - (FOR MORE DETAILS GO TO FREUR IN THE HISTORY SECTION)

FREUR
proper noun HAS NO ACTUAL ENGLISH MEANING, IN FACT FREUR WERE NOT KNOWN AS FREUR UNTIL QUESTIONED ON HOW THE OFFICIAL SQUIGGLE (THEIR ACTUAL NAME) WAS PRONOUNCED - (SEE FREUR FOR MORE DETAILS) (PICTURE OF THE SQUIGGLE ON RIGHT)

GLORY! GLORY!

UNDERWORLD MK I ‘UNDERNEATH THE RADAR TRACK - #1 + UNDERWORLD MK I SINGLE 7", SINGLE 12" SINGLE CD5

GLORY
noun PRAISE; HONOUR; RENOWN; SPLENDOUR
intransitive verb TO REJOICE; TO EXULT

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.GLORY.COM - BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

GREEN, REVEREND AL

LEGENDARY GOSPEL, SOUL & BLUES SINGER - WHO ORDANED HIMSELF AS A MINISTER - HENCE THE 'REVEREND (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARL’S GIRL’

'RIOJA, RIOJA REVERAND AL GREEN'

HAMBURG

PROVINCIAL CITY OF GERMANY

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARL’S GIRL’

"HAMBURG, PARIS THE PIECES OF THE PUZZLE…"

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.HAMBURG.DE - GERMAN CAPITAL CITY WEBSITE (IN GERMAN)

PHILADELPHIA SLIM

AS FEATURED ON THE TRACK BIG MOUTH - WE ARE UNSURE WHO THIS PERSON IS - BUT HE IS OBVIOUSLY THE MOUTH ORGAN PLAYER ON THE TRACK ‘BIG MOUTH’

PHILADELPHIA
noun. SMALL WIND INSTRUMENT THAT PRODUCES TONES WHEN AIR IS BLOWN OR SUCKED ACROSS A SERIES OF METAL REEDS; A MOUTH ORGAN

SLIM
adjective SLIGHT; SLENDER; CUNNING

IT MUST BE ASSUMED THAT THE HARMONICA ON THIS TRACK IS A SAMPLE FROM A BLUES HARMONICA PLAYER SIMILAR TO 'HARMONICA SLIM' (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

HEADSET

’TWO MONTHS OFF’ CD5 BONUS TRACK #3 - NOT ON ANY ALBUM

HEAD
noun THE PART OF AN ANIMAL OR HUMAN BODY CONTAINING THE BRAIN, EYES, EARS, NOSE AND MOUTH; THE TOP PART OF ANYTHING; THE FOREMOST PART; THE CHIEF PERSON

SET
transitive verb TO PLACE IN POSITION; TO FIX; TO APPOINT; TO REGULATE OR ADJUST; TO FIT TO MUSIC; TO ADORN TO SPREAD (SAILS)
intransitive verb TO SINK BELOW THE HORIZON; TO SOLIDIFY; TO TEND; TO POINT OUT GAME; TO APPLY ONES SELF
noun COLLECTION OF THINGS USED TOGETHER; A GROUP OF GAMES; PERSONS ASSOCIATED

HEADSET
noun OBJECT WORN BY TELEPHONISTS TO AID COMMUNICATIONS - SIMILAR TO A HANDSET - BUT WORN ON THE HEAD

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.HEADSET.COM - WE KNOW HEADSETS...HEADSET WEBSITE - WHAT ELSE?

HOMELESS TREES

LYRIC FROM ‘JUANITA’
ALSO NAME OF UNDERWORLD WEBSITE CREATED BY….FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.HOMELESSTREES.COM

HOME
noun ONES OWN ABODE; RESIDENCES; NATIVE PLACE; A HOUSEHOLD; AN INSTITUTION FOR AGED PEOPLE, ORPHANS, ETC,.

HOMELESS
noun A PERSON WITHOUT A HOME

TREES
plural OF TREE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

TREE
noun WOODY PLANT WITH TRUNK AND BRANCHES

HOMELESS TREES
phrase TREES WITHOUT HOMES

I NEED A DOCTOR

UNDERWORLD MK I PROMO SINGLE AND ‘UNDERNEATH THE RADAR’ ALBUM TRACK - #7

NEED
noun WANT; NECESSITY; POVERTY
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO LACK TO REQUIRE; TO BE OBLIGED

DOCTOR
noun A LEARNED PERSON; A PHYSICIAN (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.INEEDADOCTOR.COM - US DOCTOR WEBSITE

IN THE BELLY OF SAINT PAUL

KARL HYDE AND JOHN WARWICKER BOOK - FOLLOW UP TO THE MMM...SKYSCRAPER BOOK (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT) A JOURNAL OF A JOURNEY AROUND LONDON

IN
pref TO PUTIN OR ONTO, TO GO IN OR INTO

BELLY
noun THE UNDERSIDE OF THE BODY OF CERTAIN VERTEBRATES, SUCH AS SNAKES AND FISH, THE STOMACH, AN APPETITE FOR FOOD

OF
preposition: DENOTING SOURCE; CAUSE ETC.

SAINT
noun A PERSON OFFICIALLY RECOGINSED, ESPECIALLY CANONIZATION, AS BEING ENTITLED TO PUBLIC VENERATION AND CAPABLE OF INTERCEDING FOR PEOPLE ON EARTH

PAUL
proper noun BOYS NAME

SAINT PAUL - SAINT ONE OF THE 12 DICIPLES, CATHEDRAL IN LONDON FROM WHERE THE NAME IN THE BOOK TITLE CAME

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.STPAULS.CO.UK - CATHEDRAL WEBSITE

IRISH PUB IN KYOKO

REMIX NAME OF ’COWGIRL’

  • ASSUME THAT THIS IS A REFERENCE TO AN PUB OF IRISH ORIGIN LOCATED IN KYOKO - SOMEWHERE IN JAPAN
    KYOTO IS ALSO FAMOUS FOR BEING THE PLACE WHERE THE EARTH SUMMIT TOOK PLACE IN THE YEAR 2000 FEATURING MOST OF THE EARTH’S NATIONS DISCUSSING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES — THE ‘KYOTO AGREEMENT’ ON GREENHOUSE EMMISSIONS WAS THE RESULT OF THIS SUMMIT

IRISH
noun LANGUAGE OF IRELAND; A PERSON FROM IRELAND

PUB
abbreviation OF PUBLIC HOUSE

PUBLIC HOUSE
noun A HOUSE OR INN WHERE ALCOHOLIC DRINK IS SOLD AND DRUNK
(SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT OF A TYPICAL IRISH PUB)

JUANITA

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK (SPLIT WITH / KITELESS / TO DREAM OF LOVE) - TRACK #1

  • STORY OF NAME: NAME OF A SPANISH GIRL WHO WORKED IN THE OFFICES BELOW DESIGN COLLECTIVE ‘TOMATO’ - UNDERWORLD, THE BAND, WOULD SEE JUANITA MOST DAYS WHILST RECORDING THE ‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ LP…APPARENTLY SHE’S ‘LONG’…ACCORDING TO RICK
  • JUANITA STILL WORKS FOR TOMATO AND IS A VOCALIST ON BOTH ‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACKS: ‘TWO MONTHS OFF’ AND ‘LITTLE SPEAKER’

JUANITA
proper noun GIRL’S NAME OF SPANISH OR LATINO ORIGIN

JUANITA PAGE ON BSS

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.JUANITAS.COM - MEXICAN RESTURANT WEBSITE

JUKES PRODUCTIONS

  • UNDERWORLD'S MANAGEMENT COMPANY - FROM 1992 UPTO AND INCLUDING 'EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING' (NOT ENTIRELY SURE IF THEY ARE STILL RELEVANT - ALTHOUGH THEIR WEBSITE IS STILL RUNNING - SEE LINK BELOW)

WEBSITE: WWW.JUKESPRODUCTIONS.CO.UK

JUMBO

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #3 - 12" SINGLE & CD5

JUMBO
noun SOMETHING VERY LARGE OF ITS SIZE
~ also ~ AMERICANISED UNIT OF MEASUREMENT - AS IN ‘JUMBO HOT DOG’ / ‘JUMBO COFFEE’
~ also ~ SLANG TERM FOR AIRPLANES - AS IN ‘JUMBO JET’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.JUMBO.COM - SHAREWARE WEBSITE

JUNIOR BOYS OWN (JBO)

UNDERWORLD’S LONG SERVING RECORD LABEL ESTABLISHED IN 1988

  • JBO FORMED IN 1988, EXPANDED FROM ORIGINS AS BOYS OWN (SEE JUNIOR BOYS OWN PAGES FOR MORE DETAILS). INITIALLY STARTED AS A DANCE MUSIC / LADS FANZINE - WHICH DEVELOPED INTO ONE OF DANCE MUSIC’S MOST ESTABLISHED RECORD LABELS, ALSO UNDERWORLD’S RECORD LABEL WITH WHOM, THEY STILL RESIDE.
  • AKA: JUNIOR / JBO / JUNIOR BOYS OWN
    LABEL OFF-SHOOTS: COLLECT (AKA: COLLECT BOYS OWN) / FUJU / APALOOSO

JUNIOR
adjective YOUNGER IN AGE; OF MORE RECENT OR LOWER STATUS - OFTEN ABBREVIATED TO JNR.

BOYS
noun A MALE CHILD (plural) CHILDREN

OWN
adjective BELONGING TO ONESELF OR ITSELF
transitive verb TO POSSESS BY RIGHT; TO AVOW; TO CONCEDE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'BOYZONE' - IRISH BOY BAND

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'JUNIOR SANCHEZ' - US DJ

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'JUNIOR VASQUEZ' - US DJ

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'JOB' - A BOOK IN THE OLD TESTAMENT or JOB - AN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

OFFICIAL JBO WEBSITE: WWW.JUNIORRECORDS.COM

OUR JUNIOR PAGE ON BSS

KING OF SNAKE

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #4 - 12" SINGLE (USED TO PROMOTE THE ALBUM PRIOR TO RELEASE) & CD5 & 12" REMIX

  • STORY OF NAME: ON A TRIP TO JAPAN KARL DISCOVERED SNAKE FIGHTING TOURNAMENTS IN WHICH SNAKES, MONGOOSE AND OTHER ANIMALS WOULD FIGHT EACH OTHER AS A FORM OF GAMBLING, ULTIMATELY THE BEST FIGHTER WAS PRONOUNCED ‘KING OF SNAKE’….

IN REALITY THE ‘KING OF SNAKE’ IS PROBABLY THE COBRA, BUT THIS IS OPEN TO DEBATE…BUT NOT HERE…(SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

KING
noun A MAN WHO RULES A COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE; A MAN WITH THE TITLE OF A RULER, BUT WITH LIMITED POWER TO RULE

SNAKE
noun A LIMBLESS, SCALY REPTILE WITH A LONG TAPERING BODY, OFTEN WITH SALIVARY GLANDS MODIFIED TO PRODUCE VENOM

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'KING OF PAIN' - POLICE SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'KING OF THE ROAD' - PROCLAIMERS SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: 'KING OF THE HILL' - CARTOON SERIES

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.KINGSNAKE.COM - A NICE SNAKE WEBSITE

KITELESS

COMPILATION VIDEO TITLE AND ‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM ‘MEGA MIXED’ TRACK (SPLIT WITH: JUANITA / TO DREAM OF LOVE) - #1

KITE
noun A LIGHT PAPER-COVERED FRAME FOR FLYING IN THE AIR (KITE-LESS - ASSUME MEANS WITHOUT A KITE?)

KITTENS

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #8 - ‘KING OF SNAKE’ 12" PROMO ONLY TRACK

SEE ALSO ‘STACK MY FRIDGE UP (SMFU)’

INTERESTING FACT: ‘KITTEN’ IS ALSO THE NAME OF THE VOCALIST ON THE LEMON INTERUPT SINGLE - ‘ECLIPSE’
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: MISS KITTEN (DJ - ARTIST)

KITTENS
plural noun - YOUNG CATS (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.KITTENS.COM - AAHHH CUTE CAT WEBSITE

LAGER

DRINK OF CHOICE OF THE BAND UNDERWORLD - EXCEPT FOR KARL WHO NOW ABSTAINS FROM DRINKING (SEE ‘HISTORY’)

‘LAGER LAGER LAGER’ - CHANT REFRAIN FROM THE BIG SELLING ‘BORN SLIPPY’ SINGLE - MENTION OF THIS TO NON-UNDERWORLD FANS AND IT WILL INSTANTLY RING BELLS WITH THEM - POSSIBLY UNDERWORLD MOST FAMOUS LYRIC!

LAGER
noun A LIGHT BEER
~ also~ PALE ALCOHOLIC DRINK MADE FROM HOPS

"SHOUTING LAGER, LAGER, LAGER"

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.LAGER.COM.TW - TAIWANESE ONLINE GAMING

LAWNMOWER

LAWNMOWER SLEEVE
proper noun FAN / COLLECTOR’S DESCRIPTION OF THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF ‘BORN SLIPPY’ - THIS IS BASED UPON THE PICTURE ON THE FRONT OF THE SLEEVE (DESIGNED BY TOMATO) - WHICH IS A BLACK AND WHITE IMAGE OF A LAWNMOWER -SEE ALSO ‘TRACTOR’ - WHICH IS THE 12" REMIX PICTURE COVER VERSION

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.LAWNMOWERWORLD.CO.UK - THE BRITISH LAWNMOWER MUSEUM

LEMON INTERUPT

UNDERWORLD’S EARLY ALTER EGO NAME - UNDERWORLD RECORDED UNDER THIS NAME - SEE ALSO ‘LEMON WORLD’:
THE TRACKS LEMON INTERUPT RECORDED WERE:
DIRTY | BIG MOUTH | ECLIPSE | MINNEAPOLIS

LEMON
noun YELLOW COLOURED CITRUS FRUIT (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

INTERUPT
intransitive verb TO BREAK IN UPON (CORRECTLY SPELT AS ‘INTERRUPT’)

LEMON WORLD

NAME OF UNDERWORLD’S RECORDING STUDIO - POSSIBLY IN RICK’S ROMFORD HOME? - MOST UNDERWORLD PRODUCTION, STEPPIN RAZOR REMIX AND OTHER UNDERWORLD REMIX WORK IN THE EARLY 1990’S WAS DONE HERE…

LIKE A SWIMMER

’DINOSAUR ADVENTURE 3D ’ CD5 2 BONUS TRACK #2 - NOT ON ANY ALBUM

LIKE
adjective EQUAL, SIMILAR, : RESEMBLING adverb, preposition SIMILARITY, transitive & intransitive verb
TO BE FOND OF ; TO BE PLEASED; TO APPROVE noun A LIKE ; A COUNTERPART

A
indefinite article USED BEFORE A CONSONANT; ONE; ANY: PER

SWIMMER
verb TO SWIM; present participle SWIMMING past tense SWAM past participle SWUM intransitive verb TO FLOAT; TO MOVE THROUGH WATER; TO BE DIZZY; transitive verb TO PASS BY SWIMMING noun ACT OF SWIMMING - A SWIMMER IS A PERSON WHO 'SWIMS' (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

 

LITTLE SPEAKER

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK - #5

A LITTLE SPEAKER IN AUDIO TERMS IS A ‘TWEETER’ - PROBABLY ARE SMALLER SPEAKERS…OTHER LARGER SPEAKERS ARE WOOFERS, AND SUB WOOFERS

LITTLE
adjective SMALL; SHORT.
adverb IN A SMALL DEGREE; LESS; SLIGHTLY; NOT IN THE LEAST.
noun SMALL IN AMOUNT, DEGREE, ETC,.

SPEAKER
noun ONE WHO SPEAKS; THE PRESIDING OFFICIAL IN A LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY; A BOX LIKE INSTRUMENT USED TO EMIT SOUND FROM AN AMPLIFIER (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LIVERPOOL STREET

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: PUPPIES’

LIVERPOOL STREET
proper noun TUBE STATION / STREET IN LONDON - TUBE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE METROPOLITAN / CIRCLE / HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINES (SEE PICTURE OF STATION ON RIGHT)


UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: LIVERPOOL STREET STATION - DEPARTURE BOARDS FOR YOUR TRAIN TIMES FROM LIVERPOOL ST

LUETIN

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK - #10

  • NO ACTUAL MEANING - WILL ENDEAVOUR TO FIND OUT WHERE THIS NAME HAS ORIGINATED - POSSIBLY A STRANGE SPELLING OF ‘LOOTING’

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: LUTON - PROVINCIAL TOWN IN BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

MAN LOOP

UNDERWORLDLIVE.COM MP3 DOWNLOAD TRACK - PRODUCED BT RICK SMITH - 250501 - THIS IS AN EDIT OF ‘THING IN A BOOK’

MAN
noun A HUMAN BEING; A MALE ADULT; MANKIND; A MALE SERVANT; A HUSBAND; AN ORDINARY SOLDIER; A MEMBER OF A TEAM
~ also ~ HIPPY / DRUG SLANG REFERENCE OFTEN USED TO DESCRIBE A FELLOW BEING - AS IN ‘HEY MAN!‘

LOOP
noun A LINE THAT CURVES BACK AND CROSSES ITSELF; A SIMILAR ROUNDED SHAPE IN CORD, ROPE, ETC, CROSSED ON ITSELF; A SET OF INSTRUCTIONS IN A COMPUTER PROGRAM THAT ARE EXECUTED REPEATEDLY; A SEGMENT OF FILM OR MAGNETIC TAPE.
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO MAKE A LOOP OF; TO FASTEN WITH A LOOP; TO FORM A LOOP OR LOOPS

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: LOOPZ THE ORBITAL WEBSITE

M.E.

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - ABBREVIATION OF MOTHER EARTH - UNDERWORLD’S FIRST SINGLE AS UNDERWORLD MK II

M.E.
abbreviation. - OF MOTHER EARTH

SEE ALSO ‘MOTHER EARTH’

MINNEAPOLIS

LEMON INTERUPT 12" SINGLE

MINNEAPOLIS
CENTRAL NORTHERN STATE CAPITAL CITY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MINNEAPOLIS.COM - CITY BASED WEBSITE - CHECK IT OUT IF YOUR GONNA GO TO MINNEAPOLIS

MMM…SKYSCRAPER…I LOVE YOU

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #2 - 12" SINGLE & CD5 & ALSO A BOOK - WRITTEN BY KARL HYDE & JOHN WARWICKER - ‘MMM SKYSCRAPER…. A TYPOGRAPHICAL JOURNEY OF NEW YORK’ - ARTWORK AND DESIGN BY TOMATO

MMM…
sound MADE WHEN PONDERING - ALSO ‘HMMM’

SKYSCRAPER
noun TERM USED TO DESCRIBE VERY TALL MULTI-STOREY OFFICE BLOCKS AND APARTMENTS, GENERALLY SEEN IN THE UNITED STATES CITIES OF NEW YORK (MANHATTAN), CHICAGO AND OTHERS. THESE CITY SKYLINES HAVE MANY HUNDREDS OF SKYSCRAPERS. MANY FAR EASTERN COUNTRIES ALSO HAVE SKYSCRAPERS, WHICH ARE USED TO HOUSE PEOPLE DUE TO POPULATION AND LAND SHORTAGE PROBLEMS

literal meaning - BUILDING THAT SCRAPES THE SKY - IN THE SONG - THE LYRICS PROCLAIM ‘30,000 FEET ABOVE THE EARTH…A BEAUTIFUL THING’ THIS COULD BE A MORE SPECIFIC LYRICAL REFERENCE TO GOD IN THE SONG, WHO MAY RESIDE AT THIS HEIGHT!!

LOVE
transitive verb TO REGARD WITH AFFECTION; TO LIKE ; TO DELIGHT IN * intransitive verb TO BE IN LOVE; * noun WARM AFFECTION; THE PASSIONATE AFFECTION FOR ANOTHER; A WORD OF ENDEARMENT

I LOVE YOU
phrase TERM OF ENDEARMENT

postscript
THE BOOK (AND SUBSEQUENT SONG) IS BASED UPON NEW YORK’S SKYSCRAPERS AND THE COVER OF THE BOOK FEATURES A SCRAWLED IMAGE OF THE SADLY DESTROYED TWIN TOWERS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTRE, WHICH WERE THE TARGET OF A DRAMATIC TERRORIST ATTACK ON 11/09/2002 (AKA 9/11). IT IS PROBABLY THESE TWO TOWERS THAT INSPIRED KARL MOST TO CREATE THIS BOOK WHILST VISITING NEW YORK. (SEE THE PICTURE OF THE MMM...SKYSCRAPER BOOK ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SKYSCRAPER.COM - SANFRANSISCO OFFICE SPACE WEBSITE

MO MOVE

‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK - #1

MO
abbreviation. OF THE WORD MORE - AS IN MO’ MONEY (MORE MONEY)
proper noun GIRLS NAME - SHORTENED VERSION OF ‘MAUREEN’

MOVE
transitive verb TO CAUSE TO CHANGE PLACE; TO SET IN MOTION; TO AFFECT; TO ROUSE; TO PREVAIL ON; TO MAKE A MOTION.
intransitive verb TO STIR; TO GO FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER; TO WALK; TO CHANGE RESIDENCE (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
noun THE ACT OF MOVING; A MOVEMENT, ESP IN BOARD GAMES; ONES TURN TO MOVE; A PREMEDITATED ACTION

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MOVE.COM.AU - AUSTRALIAN RECORD STORE

MOANER

BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #11- IMPORT 12" SINGLE & CD5 - ALSO FEATURED ON ‘BATMAN AND ROBIN’ LP SOUNDTRACK

MOAN
intransitive verb TO UTTER A MOURNFUL SOUND

MOANER
noun SOMEONE WHO IS PRONE TO MOANING

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘MONA’ BY CRAIG MCLAUGHLIN (EX ‘NEIGHBOURS’ SOAP STAR)

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: THE ENIGMATIC SMILER - MONA LISA. (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

MOSAIC

CD 5 BONUS TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘PEARL’S GIRL’ CD SINGLE

MOSAIC
noun INLAID WORK OF MARBLE, PRECIOUS STONES ETC,. (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MOSAIC.COM - REAL SOLUTIONS IN SALES

MOST ‘OSPITABLE

CD5 BONUS TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘DARK AND LONG’ CD SINGLE

MOST
adjective superlative OF MORE; GREATEST IN ANYWAY
adverb IN THE GREATEST DEGREE

HOSPITABLE
adjective TO OFFER HOSPITALITY TO A GUEST OR VISITOR

MOTHER EARTH (M.E)

FIRST UNDERWORLD (MK II) 12" SINGLE - RELEASED ON TOMATO RECORDS - ONLY AVAILABLE ON VINYL 12" - TRACK APPEARS ON ‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ AS M.E. - #9

MOTHER
noun A FEMALE PARENT; SOURCE OF ORIGIN; THE HEAD OF A NUNNERY, ETC.
adjective OF, LIKE A MOTHER; NATIVE
intransitive verb TO BE OR CARE FOR AS A MOTHER

EARTH
noun THE GLOBE WE INHABIT; DRY LAND; THE GROUND; THE BURROW OF A BADGER, FOX ETC., (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
intransitive verb TO COVER WITH EARTH
~ also ~ ELECTRICAL TERM - TO EARTH AS IN A PLUG

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: MOTHER FUCKER (MUTHAFUCKA) - SLANG EXPLETIVE AS USED BY SAMUEL L JACKSON

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: MOTHER NATURE - MYTHICAL BEING WHO ‘TENDS’ THE ‘NATURAL ENVIRONMENT ‘

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: MOTHER HUBBARD - NURSERY RHYME CHARACTER WHO LIVED IN A SHOE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MOTHEREARTH.COM - SHOPPING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES WEBSITE

NUXX

  • SUBTITLE TO ‘BORN SLIPPY’ - NUXX IS THE VOCAL VERSION OF THE ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL ‘BORN SLIPPY’
    NO ACTUAL ‘ENGLISH’ DEFINITION (SEE CD SLEEVE ON RIGHT)

CHECK OUT OUR BORN SLIPPY PAGE ON THIS WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.NUXX.COM - RECORD AND ARTIST MANAGEMENT (COMING SOON)

OICH OICH

CD5 BONUS TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘PEARL’S GIRL’ CD SINGLE

OICH

STRANGE ONOMATOPOEIC SOUND - POSSIBLY ANIMAL(?)

also NAME OF A LOCH (LAKE) IN SCOTLAND (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.OICHOCIH.COM - SCANDANAVIAN SHIRT SPECIALISTS

OH

UNRELEASED PROMO 12" SINGLE FROM ‘A LIFE LESS ORDINARY’ LP SOUNDTRACK - 4 TRACKS BY FOUR ARTISTS - ONE OF WHICH WAS UNDERWORLD - TRACK ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE CD SOUNDTRACK TO ‘A LIFE LESS ORDINARY’

OH
expression EXCLAMATION OR SIGH

OUTSKIRTS

UNDERWORLD (MK I) TRACK ON B-SIDE OF ‘STAND UP’ PROMO

OUTSKIRTS
plural noun DISTRICTS REMOTE FROM THE CENTRE, AS OF A CITY

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.OUTSKIRTS.COM - A PERSONAL SITE ABOUT LIVING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF SOCIETY

PARIS

PARIS
CAPITAL CITY OF FRANCE (SEE MONTAGE OF PARIS ON RIGHT)

  • LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARLS GIRL’ -

"HAMBURG, PARIS THE PIECES OF THE PUZZLE…"

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.PARIS.ORG - TOURIST INFO WEBSITE (IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH)

PEARL’S GIRL


‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK - TRACK #5 - 12" SINGLE, 12" RE-RELEASE, 3 X EUROPEAN PHAT PACK 12" & 2 X CD5

  • NAME OF A GREYHOUND (PROBABLY ONE WHICH RAN AT ROMFORD DOG RACING TRACK - SEE ‘ROMFORD’) (SEE GREYHOUNDS ON RIGHT)

PEARL
proper noun. GIRLS NAME (IN THIS CONTEXT)
noun. GEM DERIVED FROM OYSTERS

GIRL
noun A FEMALE CHILD

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: PEARL AND DEAN - CINEMA ON SCREEN ADVERTISING

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH PEARL JAM - US ROCK BAND

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.PEARLJAM.COM - THE BAND WEBSITE


PLEASE HELP ME

UNRELEASED PROMO 12" TRACK - TRACK IS NOT ON ANY ALBUM AND CAN ONLY BE FOUND ON THE ‘PUSH UPSTAIRS’ PROMO 12" AND ‘PUSH UPSTAIRS’ CD SINGLE

  • ‘PLEASE HELP ME’ - AN CRY FOR ASSISTANCE

PLEASE
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO SATISFY; TO GIVE PLEASE TO; TOP BE WILLING
adverb A WORD TO EXPRESS POLITENESS OR EMPHASIS IN A REQUEST; AN EXPRESSION OF POLITE AFFIRMATION

HELP
transitive verb TO MAKE THINGS BETTER OR EASIER FOR; TO AID; TO ASSIST; TO REMEDY; TO KEEP FROM; TO SERVE OR WAIT ON
noun THE ACTION OF HELPING; AID; ASSISTANCE; A REMEDY; A PERSON THAT HELPS, ESP A HIRED PERSON

additional - film HELP - MOVIE STARING THE BEATLES

ME
personal pronoun THE OBJECTIVE CASE OF I

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: HELP - BEATLES SINGLE

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: PLEASE PLEASE ME - BEATLES SINGLE

PORN DOGS

  • LYRIC TAKEN FROM ‘MMM…SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU’
  • PROBABLE MEANING: MEN WHO HANG AROUND THE LIVELIER (SEEDIER) PARTS OF LONDON (I.E. SOHO) LOOKING FOR PORN, CHECKING THE AREA FOR THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT (‘…SNIFFING THE WIND’) (PROBABLY ANOTHER NONSENSICAL LYRIC FROM KARL HYDE) (SEE PICTURE OF SOHO ON RIGHT)

PORN
abbreviation OF PORNOGRAPHY

PORNOGRAPHY
noun PICTURES, FILM, ETC, INTENDED PRIMARILY TO AROUSE SEXUAL DESIRE AND USUALLY CONSIDERED OBSCENE

DOGS
plural noun OF DOG

PRESLEY, ELVIS

ELVIS PRESLEY
proper noun - THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL - BIGGEST SELLING MUSIC / RECORDING ARTIST IN THE WORLD -SIMPLY KNOWN AS ELVIS - DIED IN 1977 (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN ‘MMM…SKYSCRAPER I LOVE YOU’:

'AND I SEE ELVIS...ELVIS PRESELY..."

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ELVIS.COM - THE OFFICIAL ARTIST WEBSITE

PRIMARY TALENT INTERNATIONAL

HANDLERS OF UNDERWOLR'DS LIVE PERFORMANCES - AGENT CRIS HEARN

WEBSITE: WWW.PRIMARY.UK.COM

PROMISED LAND

UNRELEASED UNDERWORLD (MK I) TRACK AS FEATURED ON THE WILD ORCHID SOUNDTRACK

PROMISE
noun AN UNDERTAKING TO DO OR NOT TO DO SOMETHING; PLEDGE
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO GIVE ONES WORD; TO SHOW PROMISE OF.

PROMISED
past tense OF PROMISE

LAND
noun THE SOLID PART OF THE EARTH’S SURFACE; GROUND, SOIL; A COUNTRY AND IT’S PEOPLE; PROPERTY IN LAND
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO GO ASHORE FROM A SHIP; TO COME TO PORT; TO ARRIVE AT A SPECIFIED PLACE; TO COME TO REST.

PROMISED LAND
noun HOLY PLACE; ISRAELITES LEAD HERE BY MOSES (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘PROMISED LAND’ - HOUSE MUSIC ANTHEM RECORDED BY JOE SMOOTH 1988 (ALSO COVERED BY THE STYLE COUNCIL) (1992)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.PROMISEDLAND.COM - PAINTBALL WEBSITE

PUPPIES

CD5 BONUS TRACK AS FEATURED ON ‘PEARL’S GIRL’ CD SINGLE

PUPPIES
plural noun OF PUPPY - A YOUNG DOG (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.PUPPIES.CO.UK - ANOTHER CUTE ANIMAL WEBSITE

PUSH DOWNSTAIRS

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #9

SEE ‘PUSH UPSTAIRS’

DOWNSTAIRS
adjective / adverb IN TOWARDS LOWER STOREY OF BUILDING; HOUSE, ETC. (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.HOUSEOFSTAIRS.CO.UK - INDEPENDENT RECORD LABEL WEBSITE

PUSH UPSTAIRS

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK #2 & 12" SINGLE AND CD5
POTENTIALLY A REFERENCE TO THE REMOVALS BUSINESS AND THE PROCESS OF PIANO MOVEMENTS AS SEEN IN OLD STYLE BLACK AND WHITE COMEDY MOVIES…(ASSUMED)

PUSH
intransitive verb / transitive verb TO PRESS AGAINST WITH FORCE; TO SHOVE; TO URGE; (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
noun VIGOROUS EFFORT; EMERGENCY

UPSTAIRS
adjective / adverb IN TOWARDS UPPER STOREY OF BUILDING; HOUSE, ETC.

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.PUSH.CO.UK - INDEPENDENT RECORD LABEL WEBSITE

REZ

DOUBLE A SIDED 12" SINGLE - ON THE FLIP SIDE TO BOTH ‘WHY WHY WHY’ AND ‘COWGIRL’ 12" SINGLES

  • POSSIBLE ABBREVIATION FOR THE WORD ‘RESONATOR’ SEE ALSO ‘RESONANCE’ BELOW:

RESONANCE
noun POWER OF SENDING BACK OR INTENSIFYING SOUND

ALSO PLAYSTATION 2 COMPUTER GAME (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: BEZ, NON MUSICAL, CRAZY DANCING, BAND MEMBER OF HAPPY MONDAYS

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: WES - AFRICAN SINGER WHO HAD A HIT WITH ‘ALAINE’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: REZ - TERRAIN MAPING

REZMORIZE

12" SINGLE & CD SINGLE BY THE BAND SALT TANK - ALSO KNOWN AS THE ‘WHITE ISLAND E.P.’ - SINGLE IS HEAVILY INFLUENCED BY ‘UNDERWORLD’S ‘REZ’ - HENCE THE TITLE 'REZMORIZE'

RIDE THE SAINTED RHYTHMS

…ON THE MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO ROMFORD’ - LYRIC FROM ‘DIRTY EPIC’

NAME OF ONE OF THE BEST FAN ORGANISED WEBSITES RELATING TO UNDERWORLD - ABBREVIATED TO RTSR, ORIGINALLY SET UP AS A TRADE SITE FOR ‘BOOTLEG’ RECORDINGS OF THE BAND, BUT NOW MUCH MORE THAN THIS. GO TO RTSR.ORG - FOR MORE DETAILS AND EVERYTHING ELSE - SEE ALSO ‘BOOTLEG BABIES’

RIDE
intransitive verb TO BE BOURNE ON HORSEBACK, IN A VEHICLE, ETC; TO PRACTICE HORSEMANSHIP; TO BE AT ANCHOR.
transitive verb TO SIT ON; SO AS TO BE CARRIED; TO DOMINEER OVER
noun AN EXCURSION ON HORSEBACK OR IN A VEHICLE

SAINT
noun ONE EMINENT FOR PIETY

SAINTED
noun TO ACT SAINT LIKE

RHYTHMS
plural OF RHYTHM

RHYTHM
noun REGULAR RECURRENCE OF ACCENT IN MUSIC AND POETRY

RIOJA

LYRIC - AS HEARD IN THE TRACK: ‘PEARL’S GIRL’

RIOJA
RED WINE FROM ITALY (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

RIVER OF BASS

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #8

SOUND OF BASS FLOWING THROUGH A TRACK LIKE A RIVER (LISTEN TO THIS TRACK FOR AN IDEA OF THIS)

RIVER
noun A LARGE RUNNING STREAM OF WATER (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

OF
preposition DENOTING SOURCE; CAUSE ETC.

BASS
adjective THE LOWEST PART IN MUSICAL HARMONY; THE LOWEST MALE VOICE
~ also ~ LOW FREQUENCY SOUND - THE BASIS OF MOST DANCE MELODIES. (SEE ‘RIVER OF BASS’)
~ also ~ TYPE OF GUITAR USED TO CREATE THE ‘BASS’ SOUND

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.BASS.COM - BASS BREWERY WEBSITE

ROMFORD

HIGHLY POPULATED ESSEX SATELLITE TOWN - OFFICIALLY THE HOME OF ‘UNDERWORLD’ (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

  • DESTINATION OF THE ‘MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO ROMFORD’ - AS QUOTED IN THE LYRICS OF ‘DIRTY’, ALSO MENTIONED IN THE LYRICS TO ‘BORN SLIPPY’ - ‘GOING BACK TO ROMFORD….’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ROMFORD.ORG - OFFICIAL ROMFORD WEBSITE

ROWLA

SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS ALBUM TRACK - #4 & UNRELEASED PROMO 12" TRACK

ROW
noun A NOISY DISTURBANCE; A RIOT
SLANG TERM, OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN, FOR THE GROWTH OF CHEST HAIR THAT PROTRUDES FROM THE TOPS OF MALE SHIRTS AND T-SHIRTS (USE OF THIS TERM IS NOT WIDESPREAD)

LA
FRENCH WORD FOR ‘THE’
abbreviation INITIALS OF US CITY ‘LOS ANGLES’

ALSO ROWLA IS AN UNDERWORLD RELATED ART BASED WEBSITE RUN BY YANNICK AND MIKE BOWER WWW.ROWLA.COM - CHECK IT OUT

SAGA CENTRE, THE

HOME OF JUNIOR BOYS OWN RECORDS (JBO) IN LONDON:

JUNIOR BOYS OWN
THE SAGA CENTRE
326 KENSAL ROAD
LONDON
W10 5BZ

JUNIOR BOYS OWN IS THE LABEL BASE OF UNDERWORLD

SAPPY’S CURRY

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK - #2

  • NAME OF A GREYHOUND (WHICH RAN AT ROMFORD DOG RACING TRACK - SEE ‘ROMFORD’)

SAP
intransitive and transitive verb, TO UNDERMINE
noun A TRENCH; VITAL JUICE OF PLANTS

SAPPY
noun SAP LIKE

CURRY
noun A HIGHLY SPICED SAUCE; A DISH SPICED WITH THIS
transitive verb TO FLAVOUR WITH CURRY; TO COMB A HORSE; TO SEEK (FAVOUR)
~ also ~ CURRY HOUSES - RESTAURANTS SERVING CURRIES EXIST IN ALL TOWNS IN THE UK, MAINLY IN BIRMINGHAM, LONDON, LEICESTER, BRADFORD AND MANCHESTER

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SAPPY.COM - A STRANGE FAMILY WEBSITE

SECOND HAND

UNRELEASED INSTRUMENTAL TRACK AN ‘EXCLUSIVE’ ‘CHILL OUT’ ALBUM ADDITION

THE HAND ON A CLOCK OR WATCH FACE THAT COUNTS THE SECONDS SEE ‘SECOND’ BELOW

SECOND
adjective NEXT AFTER FIRST; INFERIOR; OTHER
noun ONE WHO COMES AFTER FIRST; ONE WHO SUPPORTS ANOTHER; TO PLACE IN TEMPORARY SERVICE ELSEWHERE; A 60th PART OF A MINUTE
transitive verb TO SUPPORT

HAND
noun LIMB ATTACHED TO THE LOWER PART OF THE ARM (SEE IMAGE ON RIGHT)
transitive verb TO PASS TO

SECOND HAND
expression AN ITEM THAT HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN OWNED - EITHER PASSED OR SOLD ON THIS IS REFERRED TO AS ‘SECOND HAND’, CLOTHING OR CARS

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SECONDHAND.ORG - A LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? WEBSITE

SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS

UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) SECOND STUDIO ALBUM - VINYL LP & CD & CASSETTE

  • STORY OF NAME: PROUD EXCLAMATION FROM RICK SMITH’S YOUNG NEPHEW. THIS CLAIM WAS DISCOVERED BY WATCHING FAMILY VIDEOS AT CHRISTMAS…THIS CLAIM IS NO LONGER RELEVANT - AS RICK’S NEPHEW IS NOW THE FIRST TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS.

SECOND
adjective NEXT AFTER FIRST; INFERIOR; OTHER
noun ONE WHO COMES AFTER FIRST; ONE WHO SUPPORTS ANOTHER; TO PLACE IN TEMPORARY SERVICE ELSEWHERE; A 60th PART OF A MINUTE
transitive verb TO SUPPORT

TOUGH
adjective FLEXIBLE; TENACIOUS; STUBBORN

TOUGHEST
adj. PERSON OR THING BEING MOST TOUGH

INFANTS
noun A VERY YOUNG CHILD; SCHOOL ATTENDED BY INFANT CHILDREN
plural (VERY YOUNG CHILDREN) (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.INFANTSTOTEENS.COM - CHILD DEVELOPMENT WEBSITE

SCORCHIO

DARREN EMERSON & SASHA 12" SINGLE, 12" REMIX AND CD5

  • ‘SCORCHIO’ IS A PHRASE USED BY A ‘GREEK WEATHER-GIRL’ ON THE UK TV COMEDY SKETCH SHOW ‘THE FAST SHOW’ - THE SKETCH IS A SPOOF TV CHANNEL: ‘CHANNEL 9’ - THE WEATHER-GIRL PAOLA - WOULD EXCLAIM THE WEATHER AS ‘SCORCHIO’ - I.E. - HOT - THIS WAS THE ONLY WEATHER THEY WOULD GET IN GREECE ACCORDING TO THE WEATHER MAP - IT IS FUNNIER THAN IT SOUNDS. DARREN AND SASHA ARE OBVIOUSLY FANS OF THE SHOW - IRONICALLY OR PERHAPS INTENTIONALLY THIS TRACK BECAME A BIG HIT ON THE ‘HOT’ ISLAND OF IBIZA IN THE SUMMER OF 2000.

SCORCH
transitive verb TO SCORCH

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SCORCHIO.COM - TRAVEL WEBSITE

SCREEN GEMZ

BAND FORMED BY KARL HYDE AT UNIVERSITY IN CARDIFF (1979)

SCREEN
noun A SHIELD FROM DRAUGHTS, HEAT, ETC; A SIEVE; A PARTITION IN A CHURCH; A SHEET ON WHICH PICTURES ARE PROJECTED; AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)
transitive verb TO SHELTER; TO CONCEAL; TO SIFT

GEMZ / GEMS
noun A PRECIOUS STONE
also - SCREEN GEM - A CELLULOID IDOL, SUCH AS LAUREN BACALL, RITA HAYWORTH & DIRK BOGART FROM THE DAYS OF THE ‘SILVER SCREEN‘ - SEE ALSO ‘DORIS DAY’

  • STRANGE FACT - A COMPANY CALLED THE SCREEN GEMS - NO RELATION WORKED ON THE FILM 'UNDERWOLRD' - STARRING KATE BECKINSALE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SCREENGEMSNETWORK.COM - SONY TV US BASED WEBSITE

SHERLOCK HOLMES MUSIC

UNDERWORLD’S MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY

SHERLOCK HOLMES
noun FICTIONAL DETECTIVE CHARACTER CREATED BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE - HIS SUPPOSED ADDRESS: 211B BAKER STREET, LONDON

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SHERLOCK-HOLMES.CO.UK - MUSEUM OF BAKER STREET - WORTH INVESTIGATING!

SHOUT TWICE

UNDERWORLDLIVE.COM MP3 DOWNLOAD TRACK - PRODUCED BT RICK SMITH - 200401

SHOUT
intransitive verb TO UTTER A LOUD CRY
noun A LOUD CRY (SEE PICTURE)

TWICE
adverb TWO TIMES

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SHOUTMONTHLY.COM - THE BEST COVERAGE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ON THE WEB

SHOW SOME EMOTION

UNDERWORLD (MK I) ALBUM TRACK - #4 ON ‘UNDERNEATH THE RADAR’ - 7 " SINGLE, 12" SINGLE AND CD5

SHOW
transitive verb TO DISPLAY; TO VIEW; TO LET BE SEEN; TO PROVE
intransitive verb TO APPEAR
noun DISPLAY; PAGEANT; PRETENCE; A THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE

SOME
adjective AN INDEFINITE NUMBER; CONSIDERABLE; MORE OR LESS
pronoun AN INDEFINITE PART, QUANTITY OR NUMBER; CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS

EMOTION
noun A STRONG FEELING OF JOY, SADNESS, ANGER, FEAR ETC.

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.EMOTION.COM - MAKING DIGITAL MEDAIA PERFORM - APARENTLY

SHUDDER

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #4

BASICALLY THE MAD DISTORTED ELECTRIC BLUES GUITAR SOUND AT THE BEGINNING OF KING OF SNAKE

SHUDDER
intransitive verb TO TREMBLE WITH FEAR; TO QUAKE.
noun A TREMOR

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SHUDDER.ORG - THIS WEBSITE HAS NO RELEVANCE TO ANYTHING AT ALL...

SKYM

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #6

SKYM / SKIM
transitive verb TO REMOVE THE SCUM FROM THE SURFACE OF; TO GLANCE OVER (BOOK)
intransitive verb TO GLIDE ALONG (WATER)
~also~ THE ART OF SKIMMING IS TO SKIM FLAT STONES ACROSS THE WATER (USUALLY A LAKE OR SEA) CAUSING THEM TO BOUNCE SEVERAL TIMES (SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SKIM.COM - DUTCH KLM RELATED WEBSITE

SOLA SISTIM
‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF ’ ALBUM TRACK - #4

(SOLA) (sic) / SOLAR
adjective PERTAINING TO OR PROCEEDING FROM THE SUN; SUNNY

(SISTIM) (sic) / SYSTEM
noun A METHOD OF WORKING OR ORGANISING BY FOLLOWING A SET OF RULES; THE BODY AS A FUNCTIONAL UNITY; A PLAN; METHOD

SOLAR SYSTEM
noun AS IT SHOULD BE SPELT - COLLECTION OF PLANETS REVOLVING AROUND THE SUN - AT THE OFFICIAL COUNT OUR SOLAR SYSTEM HAS NINE PLANETS, OF WHICH PLANET EARTH, IS LISTED AT NUMBER THREE….(SEE PICTURE ON RIGHT)

THERE ARE POTENTIALLY HUNDREDS OF SYSTEMS IN OUTER SPACE - BUT WITHOUT ACTUAL EVIDENCE OR A SUPER STRENGTH TELESCOPES IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO SEE THESE WITH THE NAKED EYE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SOLARVIEWS.COM - VIEWS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

SOMETHING LIKE A MAMA

‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK - #10

SOMETHING
noun A THING UNSPECIFIED; PART OR PORTION
adverb TO SOME DEGREE

LIKE
adjective EQUAL; SIMILAR; RESEMBLING
adverb/ preposition SIMILARLY
transitive / intransitive verb TO BE FOND OF; TO BE PLEASED; TO APPROVE;
noun A LIKE; COUNTERPART

MAMA
abbreviation OF MOTHER

MOTHER
noun A FEMALE PARENT; SOURCE OF ORIGIN; THE HEAD OF A NUNNERY, ETC
adjective OF, LIKE A MOTHER; NATIVE
intransitive verb TO BE OR CARE FOR AS A MOTHER

LITERAL MEANING - SIMILAR TO A MOTHER…
POSSIBLE MEANING - ‘OF LARGE PROPORTIONS’….MAMA MEANING HUGE AS IN - ‘BIG MAMA’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MAMMAMEDIA.COM - VIEWS OF THE PLACE FOR KIDS ON THE NET

 

SPIKEE
12" SINGLE - FLIP SIDE TO DOGMAN GO WOOF

SPIKEY
adjective SHARP OR POINTY - SPIKE LIKE
noun TYPE OF HAIRSTYLE

ALSO

SPIKEE
font TYPE FONT - SEE LINK BELOW

ASSUME THE MEANING / MISPELLING OF SPIKEE IS DELIBERTATE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.MYFONTS.COM - A SPIKEE FONT CAN BE FOUND HERE

 

SPOON DEEP
12" REMIX NAME ON 'DARK & LONG' 12" SINGLE

SPOON
noun A DOMESTIC UTENSIL USED IN COOKING OR FEEDING

DEEP
adjective BEING FAR BELOW THE SURFACE: INVOLVED: ENGROSSED: PROFOUND: INTENSE: SECRET: ARTFUL
noun THE SEA

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.THEDEEP.CO.UK - AN UNDERWATER / OCEAN WEBSITE

 

SPOONMAN

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #4

SPOON
noun A DOMESTIC UTENSIL USED IN COOKING OR FEEDING

MAN
noun A HUMAN BEING; A MALE ADULT; MANKIND; A MALE SERVANT; A HUSBAND; AN ORDINARY SOLDIER; A MEMBER OF A TEAM

~ also ~ HIPPY / DRUG SLANG REFERENCE OFTEN USED TO DESCRIBE A FELLOW BEING - AS IN ‘HEY MAN!‘

ESTIMATED DEFINITION: SPOONMAN - POSSIBLY A MAN WHO PLAYS SPOONS - ‘OLDEN DAY’ ENTERTAINMENT USING TWO SPOONS HELD BETWEEN FOREFINGER AND THUMB AND SLAPPED ON THIGHS AND ARMS TO CREATE A PERCUSSIVE SOUND
ESTIMATED DEFINITION: SPOONMAN POSSIBLE DRUG REFERENCE - SPOONS ARE OFTEN USED TO DISPENSE DRUGS - POSSIBLY A PERSON WHO DEALS IN CRACK IS REFERRED TO AS A SPOON MAN…I DON’T KNOW…YOU FIGURE IT OUT…LISTEN TO THE LYRICS…

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.THESPOONMAN.COM - BUY YOUR SPOONS HERE!

 

STAGGER

‘SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS’ ALBUM TRACK - #8

STAGGER
intransitive and transitive verb TO REEL; TO TOTTER; TO AMAZE
noun A LURCH; AN INVOLUNTARY SWAYING OF THE BODY (~ also ~ USUALLY AFTER DRINKING)

SONG TITLE PROBABLY DERIVED FROM WHEN KARL USED TO STAGGER THE STREETS OF LONDON AFTER LATE NIGHT DRINKING - NOTE - KARL NO LONGER DRINKS (AND THIS MAY NOT BE TRUE ANYMORE)

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.THEPUBEXPLORER.CO.UK - FOR YOUR STAGGER EXPERIENCE - GO TO THE PUB....

 

STACK MY FRIDGE UP (SMFU)

THE ORIGINAL NAME FOR THE ‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK ‘KITTENS’ - #8

STORY OF NAME: SMFU - FEATURED ON THE LIMITED EDITION 3 TRACK CASSETTE TO PROMOTE THE ‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ LP - ‘STACK MY FRIDGE UP’ IS A NAME PARODY OF THE PRODIGY’S SONG ‘SMACK MY BITCH UP’ - IT BEARS LITTLE RESEMBLANCE TO THE PRODIGY SONG - BUT IS QUITE FUNNY ANYWAY…

STACK
noun A LARGE, REGULARLY BUILT PILE OF HAY, RECORDS, PAPERS, ETC; A CHIMNEY HEAD; A TALL CHIMNEY
transitive verb TO PILE TOGETHER

MY
pronoun THE POSSESSIVE CASE SING OF I

FRIDGE
abbreviated noun A REFRIGERATOR

UP
adverb ALOFT; IN OR TO A HIGHER POSITION; UPRIGHT; OUT OF BED
preposition FROM BELOW TO A HIGHER POINT

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ROSSETTA.COM - ADVICE FROM THE BIBLE FROM SISTER ROSSETTA

 

STAND UP

UNDERWORLD (MK I) SINGLE 7", SINGLE 12" & CD5

STAND
intransitive verb / transitive verb / verb TO BE ERECT; TO STOP; TO ENDURE; TO BE ON END; TO BECOME A CANDIDATE; NOT TO FAIL; TO PAY FOR
noun A HALT; A STATION; A SMALL TABLE; A BOOTH FOR EXHIBITING; A RAISED PLATFORM FOR SPECTATORS

UP
adverb ALOFT; IN OR TO A HIGHER POSITION; UPRIGHT; OUT OF BED
preposition FROM BELOW TO A HIGHER POINT

~also~ STAND UP - TYPE OF COMEDY REVIEW SHOW - SEE LINK BELOW

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.STANDUPNY.COM - NEW YORK'S PREMIER COMEDY CLUB

 

STEPPIN’ RAZOR

DARREN EMERSON AND RICK SMITH’S REMIXING PARTNERSHIP MONIKER - NAME IS TAKEN FROM LYRICS IN ‘DIRTY EPIC’ AND ‘SPOONMAN’

STEP
verb / intransitive verb TO WALK
transitive verb TO MEASURE BY STEPS; TO FIX TO A MAST
noun A PACE; A GRADE; A DEGREE; A RISE; FOOTPRINT; RUNG OF A LADDER
prefix RELATED BY REMARRIAGE OF A SPOUSE OR PARTNER

~ also ~ STEPPIN’ - ABBREVIATION OF THE VERB ‘STEPPING’

RAZOR
noun AN INSTRUMENT FOR SHAVING OFF HAIR

DEFINITION / LITERAL MEANING: STEPPIN RAZOR - STEPPING ACROSS A SHARP BLADE - SIMILAR TO WALKING ON A KNIFE EDGE - SOMETHING THAT IS VERY DIFFICULT OR PRECARIOUS TO DO

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH SUBLIME'S SONG CALLED STEPPIN RAZOR

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.RARE-LYRICS.COM - LYRICS TO THE UNRELATED STEPPIN' RAZOR TRACK

 

SURFBOY

‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #3

YOUNG PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH SURFING

SURF
noun THE SWELL OF THE SEA BREAKING ON THE SHORE
verb TO RIDE THE SWELL OF THE SEA USUALLY ON A BOARD, TO SURF THE WORLD WIDE WEB / INTERNET

BOY
noun A MALE CHILD

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.SURF-SHOP.CO.UK - WANNA BUY A SURFBOARD?

 

TETRIS

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE SONG ‘JUMBO’ - ‘THUMBS ON A TETRIS KEYRING’

TETRIS
proper noun COMPUTER GAME INVOLVING BUILDING BLOCKS - OF RUSSIAN ORIGIN - POPULAR ON GAMES CONSOLES FROM NINTENDO SEE BELOW

TETRIS KEY RING
proper noun SMALL POCKET SIZED VERSION OF ABOVE GAME

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.TETRIS.COM - THE TETRIS WEBSITE...ITS SOOO ADICTIVE

 

THE HUMP

UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) FIRST PROMO ONLY 12" SINGLE ON B SIDE OF ‘MOTHER EARTH’

HUMP
noun A PROTUBERANCE, ESPECIALLY ON THE BACK E.G. OF CAMEL; A LUMP

THE HUMP
slang TERM USED TO DESCRIBE A PERSON WHO HAS BECOME ANNOYED OR IS UPSET ABOUT SOMETHING. AS IN HAVING ‘THE HUMP’

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.IHUMPTHINGS.COM - ERM...A VERY ODD WEBSITE...AS YOU PLEASE

 

THE QUESTION

12" SINGLE BY FUTURESHOCK - REWORKING OF UNDERWORLD’S ‘WHY WHY WHY’ BY FUTURESHOCK

QUESTION
verb THE ACT OF ASKING; INTERROGATION ; INQUIRY; AS, TO EXAMINE BY QUESTION AND ANSWER.

FUTURESHOCK APPEARED ON TOUR WITH UNDERWORLD IN NOVEMBER 2002

FUTURESHOCK ARE ALSO ON THE FUJU LABEL AN OFFSHOOT OF JUNIOR BOYS OWN

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.FUTURESHOCKMUSIC.NET - THE OFFICIAL FUTRURESHOCK WEBSITE

 

THE SHIP

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘BORN SLIPPY NUXX’

PUB ON TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD, LONDON, ‘SEE TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD’

SHIP
noun ANY LARGE SEAGOING VESSEL

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.THESHIPINN-OUNDLE.CO.UK - THE OFFICIAL SHIP INN WEBSITE - SADLY NOT IN TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD THOUGH....

 

THING IN A BOOK

12" REMIX NAME OF ‘DARK & LONG’

THING
noun AN INANIMATE OBJECT ; ANY SEPARATE ENTITY;
plural CLOTHES, BAGGAGE ETC.

BOOK
noun A COLLECTION OF PRINTED SHEETS BOUND TOGETHER
transitive verb TO ENTER IN A BOOK; TO RESERVE BEFOREHAND; TO NOTE A PERSONS PARTICULARS FOR A MINOR OFFENCE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.THING.NET - THINGS - CHECK IT OUT

 

TIN THERE

REMIX NAME OF PEARL’S GIRL - PROMO ONLY 12"

RELEASED ON ASTRELWERKS RECORDS AS JUST ‘TIN THERE’ - AS USED IN THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE SONY PLAYSTATION GAME ‘WIP3OUT’ - WIP3OUT - SOUNDTRACK TRACK

TIN
noun A MALLEABLE WHITE METAL

THERE
adverb IN OR AT THAT PLACE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.TIN.ORG - TIN NEWSREADER DEVELOPMENT HEADQUARTERS

 

TINA

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘PUSH UPSTAIRS’ - TINA LIVES IN BERLIN, APPARENTLY

TINA
proper noun GIRLS NAME

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.TINA.COM - THE COMPLETE ELECTRONICS LAB FOR WINDOWS

 

TINY CLICKS

BONUS CD TRACK AS FEATURED ON THE ‘TWO MONTHS OFF’ SINGLE CD5

TINY
adverb VERY SMALL; PUNY

CLICKS
plural OF CLICK

CLICK
intransitive verb TO CLINK; TO MAKE FAINT SHARP SOUND - USUALLY ON A KEYBOARD OR COMPUTER MOUSE

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.GREATCOM.ORG/5CLICKS - 5 CLICKS TO SHARING YOUR FAITH - CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST

 

TO DREAM OF LOVE

SECOND TOUGHEST IN THE INFANTS ALBUM TRACK - #1 - THIRD PART OF THE EPIC ‘JUANITA : KITELESS : TO DREAM OF LOVE’ OPENING TRACK - A SORT OF MEGA MIX EPIC

DREAM
noun A VISION IN SLEEP; AN IDLE FANCY AN AMBITION
transitive verb / intransitive verb TO HAVE DREAMS; TO FANCY,

OF
preposition DENOTING SOURCE; CAUSE ETC.

LOVE
transitive verb TO REGARD WITH AFFECTION; TO LIKE ; TO DELIGHT IN * intransitive verb TO BE IN LOVE; * noun WARM AFFECTION; THE PASSIONATE AFFECTION FOR ANOTHER; A WORD OF ENDEARMENT

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.IMDB.COM - DREAM OF LOVE THE 1928 MOVIE HERE AT IMDB.COM

 

TOM AND JERRY

CARTOON CAT AND MOUSE DOUBLE ACT CREATED BY WILLIAM HANNAH AND JOSEPH BARBARA

LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘KING OF SNAKE’ - POSSIBLY THE NAMES OF SNAKES OR MONGOOSE OR CHARACTERS IN THE ‘KING OF SNAKE’ FIGHTING DEN….??

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.TOMANDJERRYONLINE.COM - AN UNOFFICIAL TOM AND JERRY WEBSITE

 

TOMATO

DESIGN HOUSE / COLLECTIVE (GO TO TOMATO LINK BELOW FOR FULL DETAILS) BASED IN LONDON, NEW YORK & JAPAN
UNDERWORLD’S FIRST OFFICIAL SINGLE AS A THREE PIECE BAND - ‘MOTHER EARTH / THE HUMP’ WAS RELEASED ON TOMATO RECORDS

TOMATO
noun A RED/GREEN FRUIT, USUALLY ACCOMPANYING SALADS, ALSO KETCHUP

OFFICIAL TOMATO WEBSITE: WWW.TOMATO.CO.UK

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.TOMATO.ORG - OFFICAL SITE OF THE CALIFORNIA TOMATO COMMISSION

 

TONIGHT MATTHEW WE’RE GOING TO BE... UNDERWORLD

UNDERWORLD’S (MK II) DISCARDED THIRD STUDIO ALBUM TITLE (POSSIBLY, ‘TONIGHT MATTHEW WE WILL BE….UNDERWORLD’)
TITLE ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR THE ‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM:

STORY OF NAME: TAKEN FROM THE STRANGELY POPULAR AND STILL RUNNING, ‘KARAOKE’ TV PROGRAM: ‘STARS IN THEIR EYES’ (UK, ITV1) WHERE CONTESTANTS COME ON AND SING THEIR FAVOURITE SONGS. EACH CONTESTANT, BEFORE COMING ON STAGE THROUGH A SMOKE FILLED DOOR, ANNOUNCES TO THE HOST, MATTHEW KELLY, ‘TONIGHT MATTHEW I’M GOING TO BE….MICHAEL JACKSON’, OR WHOEVER.

HOWEVER, THE ALBUM TITLE WAS NOT USED, MAINLY DUE TO THE FACT THAT NO-ONE OUTSIDE OF THE UK WOULD HAVE GOT IT…DIDN’T SEEM TO STOP THEM WITH THE ‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ TITLE THOUGH…

~ NOTE ~ NO ONE HAS APPEARED ON STARS IN THEIR EYES AND PERFORMED AS UNDERWORLD…YET

UNRELATED TO UNDERWORLD WEBSITE: WWW.ITV.COM - OFFICAL SITE ITV - THE TV STATION OF STARS IN THEIR EYES

 








TONGUE
‘DUBNOBASSWITHMYHEADMAN’ ALBUM TRACK - #5
EATEN DELICACY - DERIVED FROM VARIOUS ANIMALS INCLUDING OX AND COW
SLANG TERM FOR ‘FRENCH KISS’ - ART OF KISSING ORIGINATED IN FRANCE WHERE COUPLES INSERT EACH OTHERS TONGUES INTO THE MOUTH WHILST KISSING
TONGUE
noun THE ORGAN OF SPEECH AND TASTE; SPEECH; LANGUAGE; CLAPPER OF BELL
TONTO’S DRUM
TRACK BY EAGLE’S PREY - KARL HYDE ON GUITARS - RICK SMITH PROGRAMMING AND DARREN EMERSON REMIX - SO BASICALLY UNDERWORLD….
TONTO
proper noun BETTER KNOWN AS THE LONE RANGER’S INDIAN COMPANION - THE TRACK ‘TONTO’S DRUM’ USES ELEMENTS OF THE TV THEME FOR ‘THE LONE RANGER’
DRUM
noun A PERCUSSIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD
TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD
TUBE STATION NAMED AFTER THE BUSY CENTRAL LONDON SHOPPING STREET ON WHICH IT IS SITUATED - THIS STATION IS LOCATED ON THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LINES
_ LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACK: ‘BORN SLIPPY NUXX’
TRACTOR
TRACTOR SLEEVE
proper noun FAN / COLLECTOR DESCRIPTION OF THE REMIX VERSION OF ‘BORN SLIPPY’ - THIS IS BASED UPON THE PICTURE ON THE FRONT OF THE SLEEVE - WHICH IS A BLACK AND WHITE IMAGE OF A TRACTOR (DESIGNED BY TOMATO) - SEE ALSO ‘LAWNMOWER’ - WHICH IS THE OTHER 12" PICTURE COVER IN THE SET
TRASH
UNDERWORLD (MK I) COMPILATION ALBUM TRACK - AS FEATURED ON THE ‘JUST SAY MAO’ CD — TRACK #1
TRASH
noun RUBBISH; REFUSE
TRIM
‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK - #6
TRIM
intransitive verb TO PUT IN ORDER; TO PRUNE; TO ADJUST (CARGO)
adjective SPRUCE; NEAT
noun READINESS; GOOD CONDITION
TUBE HOLE
_ LYRIC AS MENTIONED IN THE TRACKS: BORN SLIPPY / DIRTY EPIC / AIR TOWEL / PUPPIES
THE ENTRANCE TO AN UNDERGROUND RAILWAY STATION (UK) - SIMILAR TO A SUBWAY. THE TUBE IS LONDON’S WORLD FAMOUS UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT SYSTEM, WHICH LINKS MOST OF CENTRAL AND OUTER LONDON.
SEE: TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD / LIVERPOOL STREET / FARRINGDON STREET
TUBE
noun A PIPE; A HOLLOW CYLINDER
~ also ~ slang TERM FOR THE LONDON UNDERGROUND SYSTEM
HOLE
noun A HOLLOW PLACE; AN APERTURE; CAVITY; A DEN; A SMALL DIRTY PLACE; A DIFFICULT SITUATION; A SMALL ROUND HOLLOW TO RECEIVE A GOLF BALL; A FAIRWAY PLUS TEE IN GOLF
TVT
US RECORD LABEL RESPONSIBLE FOR MOST RELEASES OF UNDERWORLD TRACKS IN THE STATES IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COMPANY WAX TRAX! (SEE WAX TRAX!)
TVT STANDS FOR - ??
~ also ~ FRENCH TRAIN
TWIST
‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM TRACK - #3
TWIST
noun SOMETHING TWINED, AS A THREAD; A ROLL OF TOBACCO; A WRENCH; A TURN
intransitive verb / transitive verb TO TWINE; TO WRITHE; TO PREVENT
~ also ~ ANISEED FLAVOURED BOILED SWEET
TWO MONTHS OFF
ALBUM TRACK #2 AND 12" SINGLE & 2 X CD5 FROM ‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’ ALBUM
SUGGESTION BY RICK TO KARL THAT HE (OR THEY) NEEDED ‘TWO MONTHS OFF’ BEFORE STARTING WORK ON THE ALBUM ‘A HUNDRED DAYS OFF’.
TWO
adjective / noun THE NUMBER NEXT ABOVE ONE; THE SYMBOL FOR THIS (2, II, ii)
MONTH
noun ANY OF THE TWELVE DIVISIONS OF THE YEAR, A CALENDAR MONTH; A PERIOD CORRESPONDING TO THE MOON’S MOVEMENT
MONTHS
plural OF MONTH
OFF
adverb AWAY; DISTANT; DETACHED; OUT OF CONDITION
adjective CANCELLED; (OF FOOD) HAVING GONE BAD
preposition AWAY FROM; NOT ON
UNDER ACCESS
BOOTLEG NAME OF REMIX OF UNDERWORLD’S ‘BORN SLIPPY’ AND DJ MISSAH AND TIM’S ‘NO ACCESS’
UNDERNEATH THE RADAR
UNDERWORLD (MK I) ALBUM
ALSO ALBUM TRACK & 12" SINGLE & 7" SINGLE
UNDERNEATH
preposition, adverb SIMILAR TO BENEATH - BELOW; UNDER
RADAR
noun EQUIPTMENT USED FOR SURVEILLANCE AND DETECTION - USED BY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TO DETECT PLANES
UNDERWATER
DARREN EMERSON’S RECORD LABEL - STARTED WHILST IN UNDERWORLD (HENCE THE ‘UNDER’ NAME - ALTHOUGH HE DENIES THE RELEVANCE OF THIS LINK)
NOW A SEPARATE PROJECT WITH A ROSTER OF ARTISTS - MOST SIGNIFICANT ARE MEEKER WITH THREE RELEASES AND IMPENDING ALBUM, TIM DELUXE AND GUS GUS - AND ALSO DARREN EMERSON WITH AN ALBUM ON THE WAY…
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘UNDERWATERFALL’ - 2ND ELEMENT ALBUM CHILL OUT TRACK
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘UNDERWATERWORLD’ - IBIZARRE ALBUM CHILL OUT TRACK
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘UNDER THE WATER’ - BROTHER BROWN SINGLE
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ‘UNDERWATER LOVE’ - SMOKE CITY SINGLE AND LEVIS AD MUSIC
SEE OUR UNDERWATER PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS
UNDERWATER
noun BEING SUBMERGED IN WATER
UNDERWORLD
THE COLLECTIVE BAND NAME AS FROM 1988 - 2002+
TERM USED TO DESCRIBE SECRET AND SINISTER CRIME WORLD OFTEN INVOLVING DRUGS AND GUNS - OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE KRAY BROTHERS IN THE 1960’S AMONGST OTHERS IN ENGLAND, ALSO MOBSTERS IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE SICILIAN MAFIA IN ITALY.
NAME ORIGINALLY TAKEN FROM THE FILM….’?’
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: ULTRAWORLD - THE ORB AMBIENT ALBUM TITLE
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERWORLD- THE MOB / GANGSTER FILM & BOOK
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: WEST WORLD - THE YUL BRINNER FILM & 80’S POP BAND NAMED AFTER THE FILM
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: DISC WORLD - TERRY PRATCHETT’S MIDDLE EARTH FANTASY & ROLE-PLAY WORLD
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERGROUND - LONDON TRANSPORT SYSTEM — SIMILAR TO THE SUBWAY IN U.S.
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERWOOD - ENGLISH RUGBY UNION PLAYING BROTHERS
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERWATERFALL - 2ND ELEMENT ALBUM CHILL OUT TRACK
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERWATERWORLD - IBIZARRE ALBUM CHILL OUT TRACK
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: UNDERWORLD - 2 BAD MICE ‘SQUARE’ 10" SINGLE - ON MOVING SHADOW RECORDS
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: THE UNDERWORLD - FURTHER ADVENTURES’ - A STAR WARS COMIC ADAPTATION
UNDER
preposition BELOW; BENEATH; SUBJECT TO; INFERIOR
adverb IN A LOWER CONDITION OR DEGREE
adjective LOWER; SUBORDINATE
WORLD
noun THE WHOLE CREATION; THE EARTH; MANKIND; THE PUBLIC
UNDERWORLD
noun THE WORLD OF CRIMINALS
UNRULY JULY
UNDERWORLDLIVE.COM MP3 DOWNLOAD TRACK - PRODUCED BY RICK SMITH - 180501
UNRULY
adjective DISORDERLY
JULY
noun. THE SEVENTH MONTH OF THE YEAR - NAMED AFTER THE ROMAN EMPEROR ‘JULIUS’
V2
VIRGIN RECORDS LABEL OFFSHOOT - WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION ARM FOR JBO RECORDS
INITIALLY ESTABLISHED TO PROMOTE A DIFFERENT STYLE OF MUSIC TO THAT OF MAINSTREAM VIRGIN RECORDING ARTISTS LIKE THE ROLLING STONES.
V2 WON THE BIDDING WAR FOR RIGHTS TO PUBLISH UNDERWORLD’S MUSIC WORLDWIDE IN 1998. ALL UNDERWORLD RECORDS RELEASED NOW HAVE V2 & JBO LOGOS ON THEM, WHICH KEEPS THE COLLABORATION WITH JBO ALIVE. (SEE ‘JUNIOR BOYS OWN’)
THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS WERE ALSO BOUGHT FROM JBO IN A SIMILAR DEAL BY VIRGIN - THOUGH NOT SIGNED TO V2, AND NOW RELEASE THEIR OUTPUT THROUGH VIRGIN / FREESTYLE DUST
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH:
V2
noun BRITISH AEROPLANE - WORLD WAR 2 BOMBER
WAX TRAX!
US RECORD LABEL RESPONSIBLE FOR RELEASES OF UNDERWORLD TRACKS IN THE STATES - IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COMPANY TVT (SEE TVT)
WAX
noun SECRETION OF BEES; ANYTHING LIKE WAX.
transitive verb TO RUB WITH WAX; TO GROW BIGGER
~ also ~ noun SLANG TERM FOR RECORD VINYL
TRACK
noun A FOOTPRINT: RUT MADE BY WHEEL; BEATEN PATH COURSE
transitive verb TO TRACE; FOLLOW STEP BY STEP
TRAX
plural noun ~ slang ~ VERSION OF plural noun TRACKS
~ also ~ A SINGLE RECORDING MADE ON RECORD, CD OR TAPE
WINJER
NAME OF ‘BEAUCOUP FISH’ ALBUM TRACK -#5
ALSO COWGIRL REMIX VERSION
WHINGE
intransitive verb SIMILAR TO WHINE - UTTER PLAINTIVE CRY
noun A PATHETIC CRY
WHINGER
noun A PERSON WHO MOANS OR WHINES (SEE ‘MOANER’)
WHY WHY WHY
UNRELEASED PROMO ONLY UNDERWORLD (MKII) 12" SINGLE DOUBLE AA SIDE OF ‘REZ’
STORY OF NAME: POSSIBLY TAKEN FROM THE MUCH PUBLICISED ANTI-WAR POSTER OF THE LATE 1960’S WITH A SOLIDER ON HIS KNEES AND ARMS ALOFT AND THE QUESTION ‘WHY?’ ABOVE HIS HEAD - THE POSTER ORIGINATES FROM THE VIETNAM CONFLICT - (THIS REASON IS VERY UNLIKELY - BUT I COULDN’T THINK OF ANYTHING ELSE…)
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: WOODENTOPS SINGLE ‘WHY WHY WHY’ (1989)
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: SECRET LIFE SINGLE ‘WHY WHY WHY’ (1994)
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: CARLY SIMON SINGLE ‘WHY’ (1978)
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: BRONSKI BEAT SINGLE ‘WHY?’ (1984)
SEE ALSO: ‘THE QUESTION’ BY FUTURE SHOCK - DJ AND PRODUCTION OUTFIT WHO RE-RECORDED A RE-DUBBED VERSION OF UNDERWORLD’S ‘WHY WHY WHY’ (2001) (SEE DISCOGRAPHY FOR DETAILS)
WHY
adverb, conjunctive FOR WHAT REASON