Never, Never, Land

Never, Never, Land is the second album by the British electronic music act UNKLE, released on 22 September 2003. On 24 October 2004 an expanded edition entitled Never, Never, Land Revisited was released. The original album debuted at No. 71 in Australia. It was promoted by four singles: "Eye for an Eye", "In a State", "Reign" and "Safe in Mind", which was released only as a 12" promo.

Never, Never, Land
Studio album by
Released22 September 2003 (2003-09-22)
24 October 2004 (2004-10-24)
LabelMo'Wax (2003)
Global Underground (2004)
ProducerJames Lavelle
Richard File
Unkle chronology
Psyence Fiction
Never, Never, Land
Edit Music for a Film: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Reconstruction
Alternative cover
Cover of 2004 double-CD edition
Never, Never, Land Revisited
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The tracks on the album contain audio samples from the movies The Prophecy, Jacob's Ladder, THX 1138 and The Thin Red Line. "Panic Attack" samples the beat from "She's Lost Control" and "Inside" samples the beat from "New Dawn Fades", both original songs by UK band Joy Division.

Track listing

  1. "Back and Forth" – 0:54
  2. "Eye for an Eye" – 5:45
  3. "In a State" – 6:59
  4. "Safe in Mind (Please Get This Gun From Out My Face)" (featuring Josh Homme) – 6:21
  5. "I Need Something Stronger" (featuring Brian Eno & Jarvis Cocker) – 4:16
  6. "What Are You to Me?" (featuring Joel Cadbury of South) – 6:45
  7. "Panic Attack" – 5:13
  8. "Invasion" (featuring 3D) – 5:15
  9. "Reign" (featuring Ian Brown and Mani) – 5:32
  10. "Glow" (featuring Joel Cadbury of South) – 4:19
  11. "Inside" (featuring Grant Nicholas) – 8:20
  12. "Awake the Unkind" (Japanese version bonus track) – 4:35
  13. "Eye for an Eye Backwards" (Josh Homme & Alain Johannes Remix) (Never, Never, Land Revisited bonus track) – 6:23
  14. "Safe in Mind (Please Get This Gun From Out My Face)" (Chris Goss Remix) (Never, Never, Land Revisited bonus track) – 4:45

Disc two of Never, Never, Land Revisited: Inside Out

  1. "Blackout" – 6:50
  2. "Tracier" – 2:09
  3. "Panic Attack" (Ape Sounds Remix) – 6:08
  4. "Reign" (Anagram - Psychonauts Remix) – 9:44
  5. "In a State" (DFA Remix) – 11:59
  6. "Invasion" (Medway Vs Eva Coast to Coast Remix) – 8:41
  7. "Have You Passed through This Night?" (Remix of the track "Eye for an Eye") – 9:35
  8. "Glow" (Hybrid Remix) – 7:58
  9. "In a State" (Sasha Remix) – 11:04


Some CD versions of the album feature a hidden track in the pregap. The track can be heard by playing the beginning of track one and then using the rewind/search button to go back 0:18.

The track "Glow" was used as one of the insert songs of the 2009 film Push starring Dakota Fanning.


  • "Back and Forth"
    • The narrator/voice of the first track is Street poet Robert Alan Weiser.
    • Black Sabbath - "Changes" (only appears in early leaked versions of the album)
  • "Eye for an Eye"
  • "Safe in Mind"
    • The film Fallen (vocal sample: "I like the night. The street. The smells. The sense of another world. Sometimes you come face to face with yourself.")
  • "I Need Something Stronger"
    • William Blake's Introduction, from Songs of Innocence and of Experience (poem, 1795)
    • The film THX 1138 (vocal sample: "what's wrong?" Nothing, really. I just, you know, i need something stronger", "Can you feel this? What is that buzzin'")
    • The film Jacob's Ladder (vocal sample: "It's just a matter of how you look at it, that's all")
  • "Panic Attack"
  • "Reign"
    • "Scott Walker" - "Farmer in the City (Remembering Pasolini)"
  • "Inside"
  • "Blackout"


Chart (2003) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[3] 71
French Albums (SNEP)[4] 82
Irish Albums (IRMA)[5] 57
UK Albums (OCC)[6] 24
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[7] 6


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  7. "Unkle Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
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