Aquarius is a 7″ EP by Boards of Canada, released on 5 January 1998. It is one of the shortest releases by Boards of Canada, barely breaking the 13-minute mark. The track “Chinook” is a longer version of one that appeared on Boc Maxima, a publicly unreleased predecessor to Music Has the Right to Children. “Aquarius” was the only single produced for the record.
The track contains a sample of “Aquarius” by Ren Woods as featured in the film version of Hair.
“Aquarius” was later covered by La Musique Populaire on their album A Century of Song.
Boards Of Canada - Aquarius
Label:Skam - KMAS001
Format:Vinyl, 7″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Limited Edition
Country:UK – Released:05 Jan 1998
Style:IDM, Downtempo, Ambient
Boards Of Canada:
Mike Sandison (born 1 June 1970) & Marcus Eoin (born 21 July 1971) are an electronic duo from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The name Boards Of Canada derives from the National Film Board Of Canada, whose documentary films inspired the duo.