Pale Saints ‎– The Comforts of Madness 30th Anniversary Re:Masters Deluxe LP clear vinyl

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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 Britishindie. 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.”
30 years later, and The Comforts of Madness is finally getting the reissue treatment. A faithful LP repress is being released as well as a double CD edition and a limited, one-time press double LP edition on clear vinyl, both coming with a bonus disc of previously unreleased demos and the band’s only Peel Session, recorded in 1989.

Label: 4AD ‎– 4AD 0159 LPX
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Vinyl, LP, Compilation
All Media, Limited Edition, Special Edition, Clear
Country: USA & Europe
Released: 17 Jan 2020
Genre: Rock
Style: Indie Rock, Shoegaze

Tracklist

The Comforts Of Madness 30th Anniversary Re:Masters
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

Original Woodhouse Studio Version
C1 Sight Of You

Woodhouse Studio LP Demos
C2 Way The World Is
C3 Language Of Flowers
C4 You Tear The World In Two
C5 Fell From The Sun
C6 A Deep Sleep For Steven
C7 Time Thief
D8 Sea Of Sound
D9 Insubstantial
D10 Little Hammer
D11 True Coming Dream

John Peel Session
D12 She Rides The Waves
D13 You Tear The World In Two
D14 Way The World Is
D15 Time Thief

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