Jack Names the Planets

"Jack Names the Planets" is a song by Ash.wikipedia
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Ash (band)

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"Jack Names the Planets" is a song by Ash.
These tapes featured their earliest material and the first recordings of some songs that were later on the 1994 release, Trailer, including "Intense Thing", "Get Out", "Obscure Thing," and the future single, "Jack Names the Planets".

Intergalactic Sonic 7″s

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The single was re-released in a limited edition 2002 on 2 December in CD format with and the Raptor 12" version of "Season" as an extra B-side, as part of the promotion for the Intergalactic Sonic 7″s greatest hits collection.

Trailer (album)

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The single was originally released on vinyl only and is entirely different from the album version that appears on their EP, Trailer.

1977 (Ash album)

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The first 50,000 pressings of Ash's first full-length album, 1977, began with "Jack Names the Planets" and "Don't Know" as hidden tracks found by rewinding the CD, before the usual opener "Lose Control".
The first 50,000 pressings of the CD feature the original version of "Jack Names the Planets" and its b-side "Don't Know" (February 1994), hidden in the album's pregap: they are accessed by 'rewinding' from track one.

Angus (film)

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In 1995, the song appeared on the soundtrack for the film Angus.

The Talisman (King and Straub novel)

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The title of the track is taken from a chapter of the Stephen King and Peter Straub novel, The Talisman.

Nieuw-Vennep

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During the spoken section at the beginning of the song, two Dutchmen, Oscar "Wilde" Vermeer and Patrick "The Brewer" Schrama (who met Tim Wheeler during a holiday in France), suggest that the song should have been called "Jack Names The Planet Nieuw-Vennep", given that, in their opinion, "Nieuw-Vennep" is a good name for a planet.

Stephen King

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The title of the track is taken from a chapter of the Stephen King and Peter Straub novel, The Talisman.

Peter Straub

The title of the track is taken from a chapter of the Stephen King and Peter Straub novel, The Talisman.

Hidden track

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The first 50,000 pressings of Ash's first full-length album, 1977, began with "Jack Names the Planets" and "Don't Know" as hidden tracks found by rewinding the CD, before the usual opener "Lose Control".

Netherlands

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During the spoken section at the beginning of the song, two Dutchmen, Oscar "Wilde" Vermeer and Patrick "The Brewer" Schrama (who met Tim Wheeler during a holiday in France), suggest that the song should have been called "Jack Names The Planet Nieuw-Vennep", given that, in their opinion, "Nieuw-Vennep" is a good name for a planet.

The Hague

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Nieuw-Vennep is a town of thirty thousand inhabitants in the west of the Netherlands, midway between The Hague and Amsterdam.

Amsterdam

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Nieuw-Vennep is a town of thirty thousand inhabitants in the west of the Netherlands, midway between The Hague and Amsterdam.

Kung Fu (song)

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The song appeared with Ash's earlier single "Jack Names the Planets" on the film soundtrack of Angus.