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Superchip: The Final Silicon Solution?
Studio album by
Released 1982
Studio Matrix Studios, London (except track 15, The Wand, Battersea)
Genre Psychedelic rock, experimental rock, new wave, electronic rock
Length 41:30
Label Sheet Records
Producer Edgar Broughton Band
Edgar Broughton Band chronology
Parlez-Vous English?
Superchip: The Final Silicon Solution?

Superchip: The Final Silicon Solution? is the eighth and final album by the Edgar Broughton Band. This album saw them on their own record label, and also saw them returning to their original moniker, "Edgar Broughton Band" as opposed to The Broughtons as they were called on their previous album, Parlez-Vous English?. This album still sees the band with a slightly different sound, with prominent use of synthesisers, but still retaining their original psychedelic rock roots. The album was originally released as "Sheet Records Sheet 2" in 1982. The 2006 CD reissue features one bonus track, which was an electronic dance track created by Edgar Broughton and his son, Luke Broughton.

Track listing

Side one
  1. "Metal Sunday" - 2:15
  2. "Superchip - The Final Silicon Solution" - 4:20
  3. "Who Only Fade Away" - 2:22
  4. "Curtain" - 2:30
  5. "Outrageous Behaviour" - 2:53
  6. "Not So Funny Farm" - 2:25
  7. "Nighthogs" - 2:01
Side two
  1. "Innocent Bystanders (Damian and Soola)" - 2:56
  2. "Pratfall" - 3:01
  3. "O.D. 47600/1162/111800" - 2:53
  4. "Do You Wanna Be Immortal?" - 3:08
  5. "Subway Information" - 1:47
  6. "The Last Electioneer" - 2:45
  7. "Goodbye Ancient Homeland" - 3:32
2006 CD reissue bonus track
  1. "The Virus" - 17:13


The song "Innocent Bystanders (Damian and Soola)" contains a very strong reference to the previous album. During the track we hear the lyrics

"He's a second coming Nazi with a fancy little tartsie He met her at the party on the last L.P."

This is a reference the first track on the previous album where a man meets a girl at a party.


  • Edgar Broughton - Lead vocals, guitar, vocoder
  • Arthur Grant - Bass guitar, vocals
  • Steve Broughton - Drums, vocals, percussion, marimba
  • Duncan Bridgeman - Keyboards
  • Dennis Haines - Keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Tom Nordon - Guitar, vocals
  • Luke Broughton - Keyboards (bonus track)
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