Blasting Off

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Blasting Off
Studio album by
RecordedLos Angeles California
GenreRock/alternative rock/post-punk
ProducerChris Reed
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry chronology
Blasting Off
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 starslink

Blasting Off was Red Lorry Yellow Lorry's fifth and final album, released on the small Sparkhead independent record label in 1991. The band at this point consisted of Chris Reed and a completely new assortment of musicians, they recorded the LP in a Los Angeles studio. Reed broke up the band soon after.

Track listing[edit]

  1. This Is Energy – 4:34
  2. It's On Fire – 2:50
  3. Don't Think About It – 4:51
  4. Train of Hope – 4:08
  5. Talking Back – 5:38
  6. Down On Ice – 2:49
  7. In My Mind – 3:56
  8. Sea Of Tears – 3:34
  9. I Can See Stars – 3:46
  10. Driving Me – 3:19

All lyrics and music were written by Chris Reed, except for "This Is Energy", "Talking Back" and "Down On Ice", written by Reed (lyrics) and Reed/Gary Weight (music)


Red Lorry Yellow Lorry:


  • Martin Scott - extra guitar on "Train of Hope"
  • Sam Bell - percussion on "Talking Back"