Marc Almond, Obscure or Obscene?

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can't believe I haven't heard "The Stars We Are" until now.

the little prince of inane false binary hype (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 21 March 2013 00:25 (six years ago) link

JEEZ.

But I'm glad you did. He's been recording lately, also has some performances lined up later in the year. Resigned to never seeing him again in the States but at least I have seen both him and Soft Cell.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 21 March 2013 00:29 (six years ago) link

one year passes...

I can't believe I haven't heard Torment and Toreros until now, I'm halfway through it now and still can't quite believe what I'm hearing. Holy fuck!

Welcome To (Turrican), Thursday, 13 November 2014 13:05 (five years ago) link

Like throughout the course of this album, I've went from laughing, to being deeply moved, to being genuinely terrified and back again. Man, this fucking record!

Welcome To (Turrican), Thursday, 13 November 2014 13:09 (five years ago) link

Yup, completely exhausted after that. Can't see me listening to it for a while, but I undoubtedly will again.

Welcome To (Turrican), Thursday, 13 November 2014 13:48 (five years ago) link

Deep regret I couldn't make the live performance at Meltdown a few years back, but such is life. Meantime, he has a new album and tour soon -- this was an insanely busy year for him, with the Tyburn Tree collaboration, Ten Plagues and the various Dancing Marquis tracks, so The Velvet Trail just feels like his usual overdrive will continue without a pause.

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 13 November 2014 13:57 (five years ago) link

five years pass...

Woah, this collab with Ian Anderson(!) on flute! Would totally have nommed it for ilx-tracks-2019 had I heard it before the deadline (slightly annoying repeated flick-like noise artifact(?) in the chorus aside). Few can mouth "turmoil" with such delicious disgust.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTVrBN7JvPQ

anatol_merklich, Friday, 10 January 2020 11:01 (one month ago) link

Whoa!!

SQUIRREL MEAT!! (Capitaine Jay Vee), Friday, 10 January 2020 14:10 (one month ago) link


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