Long-awaited This Mortal Coil Deluxe Boxset Released On November 14th.‏ [News]

November 1, 2011

“Immaculate boxset of canon-defining ’80s art-rock curation.” Uncut 5/5


On November 14th, 4AD are issuing a boxset of all three This Mortal Coil albums. Each record has been re-mastered from the original analogue studio tapes by John Dent at Loud Mastering, to achieve the best digital sound available today.

Additionally there is a fourth album, Dust & Guitars, that compiles all the singles, including an unreleased one that was to have been part of the Rough Trade Singles Club and their otherwise unavailable recording of Neil Young’s ‘We Never Danced’.
The HDCD albums are packaged in paper sleeves printed to the highest standard by the Ichikudo company in Japan, along with inner sleeves and booklets. They are being housed in a very limited edition box set, with the box itself a deluxe two-piece.

The official three albums – It’ll End In Tears, Filigree & Shadow, Blood – have re-designed sleeves by Ivo Watts-Russell and Vaughan Oliver, 4AD’s long time visual partner, which cater to the reduced size, feature gatefold sleeves, and remain inspired by the originals. The fourth album, which won’t be available to general retail outside the box set, incorporates unseen images of Pallas Citroën, the ‘face’ of This Mortal Coil.

Buy the This Mortal Coil Boxset here 



CD1. It’ll End In Tears

1. Kangaroo
2. Song To The Siren
3. Holocaust
4. Fyt
5. Fond Affections
6. The Last Ray
7. Another Day
8. Waves Become Wings
9. Barramundi
10. Dreams Made flesh
11. Not Me
12. A Single Wish

CD2. Filigree & Shadow

1. Velvet Belly
2. The Jeweller
3. Ivy And Neet
4. Meniscus
5. Tears
6. Tarantula
7. My Father
8. Come Here My Love
9. At First, And Then
10. Strength Of Strings
11. Morning Glory
12. Inch-Blue
13. I Want To Live
14. Mama K (1)
15. Filigree & Shadow
16. Fire Brothers
17. Thaïs (1)
18. I Must Have Been Blind
19. A Heart Of Glass
20. Alone
21. Mama K (2)
22. The horizon Bleeds And Sucks Its Thumb
23. Drugs
24. Red Rain
25. Thaïs (2)

CD3. Blood

1. The Lacemaker
2. Mr. Somewhere
3. Andialu
4. With Tomorrow
5. Loose Joints
6. You And Your Sister
7. Nature’s Way
8. I Come And Stand At Every Door
9. Bitter
10. Baby Ray Baby
11. Several Times
12. Lacemaker II
13. Late Night
14. Ruddy And Wretched
15. Help Me Lift You Up
16. Carolyn’s Song
17. D. D. And E.
18. Til I Gain Control Again
19. Dreams Are Like Water
20. I Am The Cosmos
21. (Nothing But) Blood

CD4. Dust & Guitars

1. Sixteen Days / Gathering Dust
2. Song To The Siren
3. Sixteen Days (Reprise)
4. Kangaroo
5. It’ll End In Tears
6. Come Here My love
7. Drugs
8. Acid, Bitter And Sad
9. We Never Danced
10. Thaïs (Bird Of Paradise)

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