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Dead Can Dance
1981-1998

Compil. UK 2001 on 4AD label
(Modern Classical, Ethereal, Medieval, Folk)

Remastered at Loud Design & Photography @tomato {p} 2001 4AD Ltd. {c} 2001 4AD Ltd. CD1 1. Frontier {demo} An early version of the song which was recorded on 4 track in Belgrave, Melbourne in 1981. Later remodelled for the debut album Dead Can Dance, this recording was originally engineered [...] & mixed in November 1986 at Blackwing, London, for inclusion on the album Lonely Is An Eyesore, a compilation of various 4AD artists. {p]1987 4AD Ltd. 2. Labour Of Love {radio} 3. Ocean {radio} 4. Orion {radio} 5. Threshold {radio} These songs were recorded on 19 November 1983 for the John Peel show which was broadcast nationally in the UK by the BBC. [...] Ocean & Threshold were re-recordings of tracks from their debut album while Labour Of Love & Orion are previously unreleased songs. [...] Engineered [...] at BBC Maida Vale studio 4 First broadcast 28 November 1983 {p}1983 BBC Released by arrangement with BBC Music Previously unreleased. 6. Carnival Of Light {radio} A second John Peel session was recorded by the same musicians on 2 June 1984. Again There were four songs; Carnival Of Light & Flowers Of The Sea were re-recordings of songs from a 12" EP, Garden Of The Arcane Delights whilst Penumbra & Panacea were early versions of tracks that would appear with different titles on Dead Can Dance's second album. [...] Engineered [...] at BBC Maida Vale studio 4 First broadcast 13 June 1984 {p}1984 BBC Released by arrangement with BBC Music Previously unreleased. 7. In Power We Entrust The Love Advocated This was one of the four tracks released on Garden Of The Arcane Delights Engineered at Vineyard studio {p}1984 4AD Ltd. 8. De Profundis {Out Of The Depths Of Sorrow} 9. Avatar 10. Enigma Of The Absolute The second album, Spleen And Ideal, was recorded between September & November 1985 at Woodbine Street studio. Brendan & Lisa provided most of the instrumentation themselves alongside the featured musicians[...]. {p}1985 4AD Ltd. 11. Summoning Of The Muse 12. Anywhere Out Of This World 13. Windfall 14. Cantara Recording for the third album, Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun, took place during April & May 1987, again at Woodbine Street studio & again with Brendan & Lisa performing almost all the music except the woodwind & strings. {p}1987 4AD Ltd. 15. In The Kingdom Of The Blind The One-Eyed Are Kings [...]taken from The Serpent's Egg {p}1988 4AD Ltd. 16. Bird Recorded for the compilation album A Passage In Time {p}1991 4AD Ltd. 17. The Protagonist Recorded during the session for Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun, this instrumental was also released on the Lonely Is An Eyesore compilation {p}1987 4AD Ltd. Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. CD2 1. Severance 2. The Host Of Seraphim 3. Song Of Sophia Sessions for The Serpent's Egg were started at Woodbine Street studio with John A. Rivers but were abandoned, with only four songs {including Song Of Sophia} used on the album. {p}1988 4AD Ltd. 4. The Arrival & The Reunion 5. Black Sun 6. The Promised Womb 7. Saltarello 8. The Song Of The Sybil Dead Can Dance's fifth album, Aion, was mostly recorded in Ireland though The Arrival & The Reunion was again recorded at Woodbine Street studio. {p}1990 4AD Ltd. 9. Spirit A song specially recorded for A Passage In Time but also released an additional track {alongside Bird} on the vinyl version of Into The Labyrinth. {p}1991 4AD Ltd. 10. Yulunga 11. The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove Into The Labyrinth was performed entirely by Brendan & Lisa and produced [...] at Quivvy Church. Freed from the time constraints of a commercial studio, they constructed possibly their most personal & cohesive album to date. {p}1993 4AD Ltd. 12. Sloth {radio} On 16 August 1993, during a USA tour, Brendan & Lisa appeared on the Santa Monica Community radio KCRW show 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'. Between playing recordings & discussing their career, they performed two songs apiece, live in the studio. Sloth, entitled Dragging My Feet at the time, was later re-recorded for Brendan's 1999 solo album, Eye Of The Hunter. {p}1993 4AD Ltd. 13. Bylar Dead Can Dance's first show on the USA leg of their world tour, on 10 July 1996 at the Keswick Theatre, Philadelphia, was recorded for broadcast on the USA syndicated radio show 'Echoes', presented by John Diliberto. {p}1996 4AD Ltd. Previously available on Echoes Living Room Concerts volume 2 14. The Carnival Is Over 15. The Spider's Stratagem Taken from Into The Labyrinth {p}1993 4AD Ltd. 16. The Wind That Shakes The Barley {radio} Another of the recordings performed live at KCRW {p}1993 4AD Ltd. Previously unreleased 17. How Fortunate The Man With None Taken from Into The Labyrinth {p}1993 4AD Ltd. Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. The Wind That Shakes The Barley - Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. How Fortunate The Man With None - Published by Momentum Music Ltd./Stefan S. Brecht/ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. CD3 1. I Can See Now 2. American Dreaming 3. Tristan 4. Sanvean 5. Rakim 6. Gloridean 7. Don't Fade Away Recorded live at The Mayfair Theater, Santa Monica, CA. on the 1993 tour and released on the album Toward The Within. Gloridean was recorded for the movie but omitted from the record release, though Lisa Gerrard re-recorded the track {as Gloradin} on her first solo album, The Mirror Pool. {p}1994 4AD Ltd. 8. Nierika 9. Song Of The Nile 10. Sambatiki 11. Indus 12. The Snake & The Moon {edit} [...] these tracks were released on the 1996 album, Spiritchaser. Sambatiki was released exclusively with the Spiritchaser Tour program & The Snake & The Moon is the edited version used for radio promotion in America. {p}1996 4AD Ltd. 13. The Lotus Eaters Recorded in 1998, this is the only completed song from the abandoned sessions at Quivvy Church to record a follow-up album to Spiritchaser. {p}1996 4AD Ltd. Previously unreleased Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. Tristan - public domain Sanvean - Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd./Copyright Control Indus - reference to 'Within You, Without You' by permission of George Harrison & Northern Songs DVD Toward The Within additional performances The Host Of Seraphim Taken from Baraka: a Mark Magidson production/ a Ron Fricke film Yulunga [Spirit Dance} Taken from Baraka: a Mark Magidson production/ a Ron Fricke film Frontier Directed [...] of 23 Envelope The Protagonist Directed [...] of 23 Envelope Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd. I Am Stretched On Your Grave - Published by EMIVirgin Music/ Mulligan Music. Tristan - public domain Sanvean - Published by Momentum Music Ltd./ Universal Music Publishing Ltd./Copyright Control Original menu photography [...] courtesy of Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles ____________________________________ Track DVD-1 is not mentioned in the tracklist Box Set retrospective of the work of Dead Can Dance, containing a few previously unreleased tracks. 108 page digibook with credits, photos and lyrics. Housed in outer cardboard slipcase.

        
Musicians
PortraitDead Can Dance 1981-1998 AU
album by, arranged by, music by
PortraitChris Bigg GB
art direction, original, dvd
Art-O-Matic
artwork, packaging
Sacha Austin
graphics, dvd
PortraitBrendan Perry voc, *1959 IE
interviewee, book, composed by, vocals, guitar, percussion, instruments, hurdy gurdy, performer, written by, voice, twelve-string guitar, percussion, producer, performer
PortraitIvo Watts-Russell key, *1954
interviewee, book
PortraitLisa Gerrard voc, *1961 AU
interviewee, book, composed by, vocals, instruments, performer, written by, voice, percussion, yang t'chin, yang ch'in, producer, performer
PortraitDimitri Ehrlich
interviewer, book
PortraitLinda Connor *1944 US
photography by, original menu photography by, dvd
PortraitScott Rodger b, eb, GB
bass
PortraitPeter Ulrich perc, dr, *1958 GB
drums, timpani, snare, military, percussion
PortraitJames Pinker perc, dr, NZ
percussion, timpani
Gus Ferguson perc, vc,
cello
PortraitMartin McCarrick vc, key, *1962 GB
cello
Andrew Hutton voc, AU
soprano vocals
Tony Ayres
timpani
Richard Avison tb, *1958 GB
trombone
PortraitSimon Hogg tb, *1958
trombone
Carolyn Costin
violin
PortraitAndrew Claxton tu,
bass trombone, tuba, keyboards, written by
Tony Gamage vc,
cello, cello, violoncello
Ruth Watson ob,
oboe
John Singleton tb,
trombone
Mark Gerrard
trumpet
PortraitPiero Gasparini
viola
Alison Harling vn,
violin
Emlyn Singleton vn, GB
violin
Andrew Beesley
viola
PortraitSarah Buckley vl,
viola
Rebecca Jackson vn,
violin
David Navarro Sust
voice, vocals
Andy Robinson tb, GB
viol, bass
Anne Robinson
viol, bass
Honor Carmody
viol, tenor
Lucy Robinson
viol, tenor
PortraitJohn Bonnar
arranged by, co-arrangement, keyboards, voice, keyboards, percussion
Lance Hogan , IE
guitar, bass guitar, percussion, guitar, six string
Paskaal Japhet
percussion
Nigel Flegg perc, cng, bgo,
percussion, drums
PortraitPieter Bourke key, sampler, AU
percussion, keyboards
PortraitRónán Ó Snodaigh , *1970 IE
percussion, voice
PortraitRobert Perry perc,
woodwind, percussion, percussion, bouzouki, irish, uilleann pipes, uillean pipes
Robert Dwyer Joyce 1830-1883 IE
words by, music by
John Willett 1917-2002 GB
translated by, translation by
PortraitBertolt Brecht voc, 1898-1956 DE
words by
PortraitRenaud Pion cl, GB
clarinet, turkish
PortraitGeorge Harrison voc, g, 1943-2001 GB
written by, reference to 'within you, without you'
Traditional
composed by, 16th century catalan version
Producers
Graham Wood design, photography by
Robin Mahoney film producer, dvd production and authoring
Jason Mitchell remastered by
John A. Rivers remastered by, producer
John Dent remastered by
Ron Stecher engineer
Martin Colley engineer
Dale Griffin producer
Joe Gillingham engineer
Kenny Jones engineer
Dead Can Dance producer
Brendan Perry producer
Charlie Bouis engineer, assistant audio
Guy Charbonneau recorded by, mixed by
Mark Magidson film director, directed by, film producer, produced
Ondrej Rudavsky film director, directed by
Ron Fricke film producer
Nigel Grierson film director, directed by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Frontier (Demo)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:01
2Labour Of Love (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:57
3Ocean (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:39
4Orion (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:29
5Threshold (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:10
6Carnival Of Light (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:19
7In Power We Entrust The Love AdvocatedDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:07
8De Profundis (Out Of The Depths Of Sorrow)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:00
9AvatarDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:35
10Enigma Of The AbsoluteDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:15
11Summoning Of The MuseDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:58
12Anywhere Out Of The WorldDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:08
13WindfallDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:33
14CantaraDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:59
15In The Kingdom Of The Blind The One-Eyed Are KingsDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:12
16BirdDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:01
17The ProtagonistDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard8:55
18SeveranceDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:23
19The Host Of SeraphimDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard6:19
20Song Of SophiaDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard1:28
21The Arrival & The ReunionDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard1:42
22Black SunDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:58
23The Promised WombDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard3:26
24SaltarelloDead Can DanceTraditional2:37
25The Song Of The SibylDead Can DanceTraditional3:47
26SpiritDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:02
27YulungaDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard6:56
28The Ubiquitous Mr. LovegroveDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:35
29Sloth (Radio)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry2:40
30BylarDead Can DanceLisa Gerrard6:43
31The Carnival Is OverDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:45
32The Spider's StratagemDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard6:42
33The Wind That Shakes The Barley (Radio)Dead Can DanceTraditional2:32
34How Fortunate The Man With NoneDead Can Dance9:10
35I Can See NowDead Can DanceBrendan Perry2:56
36American DreamingDead Can DanceBrendan Perry4:30
37TristanDead Can DanceGottfried Von Strassburg1:49
38SanveanDead Can DanceAndrew Claxton, Lisa Gerrard3:47
39RakimDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:39
40GlorideanDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:52
41Don't Fade AwayDead Can DanceBrendan Perry5:10
42NierikaDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard5:45
43Song Of The NileDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard8:01
44SambatikiDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard7:32
45IndusDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard, George Harrison9:25
46The Snake & The Moon (Edit)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard4:14
47The Lotus EatersDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard6:43
48Toward The WithinDead Can Dance
49Opening CreditsDead Can Dance
50RakimDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
51Song Of The SibylDead Can DanceTraditional
52I Can See NowDead Can DanceBrendan Perry
53American DreamingDead Can DanceBrendan Perry
54CantaraDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
55The Wind That Shakes The BarleyDead Can DanceTraditional
56I Am Stretched On Your GraveDead Can DanceMichael O'Donovan, Philip King
57Desert SongDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
58OmanDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
59GlorideanDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
60TristanDead Can DanceGottfried Von Strassburg
61SanveanDead Can DanceAndrew Claxton, Lisa Gerrard
62Don't Fade AwayDead Can DanceBrendan Perry
63Additional PerformancesDead Can Dance
64The Carnival Is OverDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
65The Host Of SeraphimDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
66Yulunga (Spirit Dance)Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
67FrontierDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
68The ProtagonistDead Can DanceBrendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard
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