The cover was designed by Stuart Chatwood. During a museum visit in England, Martin and Chatwood were most impressed with a painting by William Turner.
Inspired by it Chatwood took up the brush himself and thus the painting The Earth We Inherit, which can be seen on the cover, came into existence.
Stuart Chatwood about his work:
“I was trying to make the point of how we inherit, and to a certain point create our destinies.”
Transmission Tx20 Version
In 2017 the album ‘Transmission’ celebrated its 20th anniversary. The band took this opportunity to completely re-record and re-interpret what in their opinion were four existential tracks from the album: Temptation, Psychopomp, Release, Transmission
Jeff Martin about re-visiting the album:
In addition to the release of the EP ‘Tx 20’, the the original Transmission album was released for the first time on vinyl on March 31, 2017. The Album was released by Universal Music Canada as EMI Music was taken over by Universal.
Already in 1997 the album was released on cassette.
Catalog Number: 7243 8 55308 2 1
Released in Canada: June, 24 1997
Released in Australia: July 1997
Released in Germany: July 1997
Released in USA: August 1997
Produced and Recorded by
Alkemical Studios, Montreal Nrg Studios / Los Angeles Studio Morin Heights / Morin Heights
Don Hachey / Lee Moro
Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering – Portland, Maine.
Don Hachey / Brian Virtue / Robert Carranza
Adam Kasper and Jeff Martin
NRG Studios / Los Angeles Studio Morin Heights / Morin Heights.
All songs written by The Tea Party. © 1997 Eternal Publishing (SOCAN) / Warner/Chappell Music Canada Ltd (SOCAN)