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Pale Saints – The Comforts Of Madness 30th Anniversary Re:Masters

by 4AD
$42.00
Condition: Brand New
Ships from: Melbourne

Description

On the eve of a post-Thatcherite Britain, the Pale Saints, alongside the likes of Lush, Ride and Slowdive, were ushering in a new wave of British indie. And in 4AD, they found a perfect home for their music - an exciting & undeniable meld of noise and dream-pop.
Their 1990 debut album, The Comforts of Madness, didn't disappoint, now standing as one of the best of its era. Pitchfork placed it in their recent piece on The Best 50 Shoegaze Albums Of All Time saying, »There's a restless urgency, particularly when the volume swells and the rhythms intensify. That energy not only keeps (it) vital, it emphasizes Pale Saints' inventiveness, how they channelled softness and rage into something distinctive.

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Release details

Label: 4AD
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Units: 1
Country: USA & Europe
Released: 2020
Genre: Rock

Tracklist

A1 Way The World Is
A2 You Tear The World In Two
A3 Sea Of Sound
A4 True Coming Dream
A5 Little Hammer
B6 Insubstantial
B7 A Deep Sleep For Steven
B8 Language Of Flowers
B9 Fell From The Sun
B10 Sight Of You
B11 Time Thief