Porcupine Tree: Stupid Dream

On March 22, 1999, “KScope” and “Snapper” labels released “Stupid Dream”, the fifth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded January – November 1998, at “Foel Studio” in Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, “No Man’s Land” in  Hemel Hampstead, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.


  • Steven Wilson – vocals, guitars, piano, samples, bass
  • Richard Barbieri – analogue synthesizers, Hammond organ, mellotron, piano
  • Colin Edwin – bass guitar, double bass
  • Chris Maitland – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Theo Travis – flute, saxophone
  • East of England Orchestra – strings 
  • Nicholas Kok – conductor
  • Elliot Ness – recording
  • Chris Thorpe – recording
  • Dominique Brethes – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Even Less
  2. Piano Lessons
  3. Stupid Dreams
  4. Pure Narcotic
  5. Slave Called Shiver
  6. Don’t Hate Me
  7. This Is No Rehearsal
  8. Baby Dream in Cellophane
  9. Stranger NY Minute
  10. A Smart Kid
  11. Tinto Brass – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland
  12. Stop Swimming

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