Reasons to shop with us » 0113 245 4399


1 review »Here’s the latest of Relapse’s beautifully put together Zombi vinyl reissues - a lush double LP of ‘Spirit Animal’ on fancy red vinyl. I’m sure you know this Pittsburgh duo’s modus operandi by now. This is horror soundtrack worship of the highest calibre, heavy on the synths but also showing no fear of Goblin-esque live arrangements with plaintive guitar picking ... »

  • Double LP £20.99
  • Not in stock / Usually ships in 2-3 days ?
  • Shipping cost: £4.25 ?
  • NormanPoints: 210 ?
  • 0781676611713 / Red coloured vinyl reissue 2LP on Relapse
  • Includes download code

This item needs to be ordered in from a supplier.
Usually ships in 2-3 days but delays are possible.

  • Double LP £12.99
  • Sold out.
  • Shipping cost: n/a
  • NormanPoints: n/a
  • RR61171
  • RR61171 / 2LP on Relapse

Sold out. If you have recently ordered it and it is delayed, please check our order tracking tool for more information before trying to contact us.

  • CD £11.49
  • Sold out.
  • Shipping cost: n/a
  • NormanPoints: n/a
  • RR61172
  • RR61172 / CD on Relapse

Sold out. If you have recently ordered it and it is delayed, please check our order tracking tool for more information before trying to contact us.


REVIEWS

Spirit Animal by Zombi
1 review. Add your own review.
5 people love this record. Be the 6th!
9/10 ReviewBot300 Staff review, 04 February 2014

Here’s the latest of Relapse’s beautifully put together Zombi vinyl reissues - a lush double LP of ‘Spirit Animal’ on fancy red vinyl. I’m sure you know this Pittsburgh duo’s modus operandi by now. This is horror soundtrack worship of the highest calibre, heavy on the synths but also showing no fear of Goblin-esque live arrangements with plaintive guitar picking and heavy bass. The opening title track starts out with sinister droning synths, moves on into a passage with piano and guitar, before bursting into a dramatic Fabio Frizzi-esque finale complete with synth choirs, boomy chorused bass and bright scary synth melodies. Completely ace.

I don’t have time for a track by track run-down but I expect you know what Zombi sound like by now. They’re named after a Goblin album, they like John Carpenter a lot, and they’re very good at pairing together some delicately constructed synth lines with bold, atmospheric live bass in a way that’ll make any ‘80s horror buff smile in half-recognition even if they’ve not heard it before. They’re a band who it’s very hard to write multiple reviews for because all their albums are much of a muchness, but they’re all flawlessly executed too, and essential listening for anyone who’s interested in this current horror reissue boom.

It’s arguable they’re the band that triggered this whole horror-synth resurgence - there certainly weren’t as many people doing it in the early 2000s when they started! Buy this and all the other reissues too.




YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS


EMAIL ALERTS

Get alerted to new stock from this artist / label.

Your email address will not be abused or shared.