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Premium quality vinyl reissue of the ultra rare LP. East Wall are better known for the 12" hit "Eyes Of Glass", but this is an amazing album from a few years later. Crossing through different styles and with many great tracks.

A must for fans of Minimal Wave, Dark Entries, Mannequin.

Limited 300 copies. First copies available on transparent coloured vinyl.

Vinyl 135 g / LP-cover with 3mm spine, 280g , 2014 remastered versions.

Tracks:

A1. Silence A2. Ice Of FireA3. Twenty Five Sunsets Before DawnA4. Angelo

B1. BlueB2. PrivacyB3. Twenty Seven


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  • DE145LP / Deluxe, expanded 2LP + insert on Dark Entries. Cut at 45RPM

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Silence by East Wall
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8/10 Mike Staff review, 08 August 2014

Here's a tasty bit of Italian synthpop from 1991. Original copies of this are going for megabucks so it's about due a reissue. This trio were led by Fabrizio Chiari, a founder member of Kirlian Camera. They're best known for their mid-80s Italo-disco banger 'Eyes of Glass' from six years previous.

Chiari is very much at the helm here, and this is solid minimal synthpop stuff, with cold, spacious, pulsating arrangements and bold female vocals courtesy of the other two in the trio, Tiziana Wells and Lorenza Larini. It's distinctively Italian but with shades of New York house and late-80s synthpoppers like Pet Shop Boys or New Order. Most importantly the tunes are big and the synths sound great. Particularly liking the funky synth bass workout at the end of 'Blue', the shuddering pulses and string stabs in 'Privacy' and the cheeky rap action in 'Ice Of Fire', but this is thoroughly likeable stuff all round, and given the recent vintage synth renaissance that's going on it really sounds like it could've been recorded yesterday. Either yesterday or the late '80s.


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