Release date: 1976
Genre: Rock, Jazz, Prog, Krautrock
Formed in Berlin in 1968, Birth Control were known for a progressive hard rock sound fused will elements of jazz, psychedelia and Krautrock. A surreal concept work from 1976 recorded by legendary producer Conny Plank, Backdoor Possibilities arguably marked their final creative peak, combining rock, jazz and avant-garde stylings with intricate polyrhythmic textures and lyrical nods to Faust and Odysseus.
This expanded double disc edition has been remastered by Zeus B. Held and features three bonus live tracks recorded in Korbach on 1 May 1977, as well as a bonus live disc taped at the famous Sartory Saal in Cologne on 24 September 1976. CD booklet includes archive band photographs and ephemera.
Disc 1 (Backdoor Possibilities)
2. Physical and Mental Short Circuit
3. Subterranean Escape
4. Film of Life
5. Childhood Flash-Back
6. Legal Labyrinth
7. Futile Prayer
8. The Farrockaway Ropedancer
9. Le Moineau de Paris
10. Cha Cha D'Amour
11. Behind Grey Walls
12. No Time To Die
13. Meta Ventilator (live)
14. Gamma Ray (live)
15. Long Tall Sally (live)
Disc 2 (Live at Sartory)
1. Plastic People
2. One First of April
3. BeeDeePees: Backdoor Possibilities
4. My Mind
5. La Ciguena de Zaragoza
6. Behind Grey Walls
7. Keyboard Solo/No Time To Die/Guitar Solo
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