Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles (II)
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Release date: 23 April 2010
An astonishing debut from the Canadian digital noiseniks
“I like to piss people off,” Alice Glass told NME back in February. “We want people to feel nauseous.” It was a mission statement which Crystal Castles have fulfilled. And then some. Their debut seven-inch, ‘Alice Practice’, certainly drew a line in the scene. A scabrous three-minute headfuck of colliding synths, banshee vocals and wirey distortion, it served notice that Crystal...
- May 2, 2008
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- Fainting Spells
- Doe Deer
- Year of Silence
- Violent Dreams
- Pap Smear
- Not In Love
- I Am Made of Chalk
Radio playlisted, exploring their spiritual side – have the digipunk pinups gone soft? No fear...
- May 3, 2010
The electro-punk noise marauders and their new friends bring the (white) noise to the capital. Electric Ballroom (September 18)
- Oct 3, 2008
Death disco + party-startin' punk + sunshine pop + widescreen majesty = a perfect opening night. Carling Academy, Oxford (May 2)
- May 15, 2008
Ethan and Alice set for 10-date gig run
Self-titled second album had been set for June release
Electro duo to hit the road in August
Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles (II): Wikipedia Album Entry
Crystal Castles is the second album from experimental band Crystal Castles. The album is to be released via Fiction Records on 24 May 2010. The album was originally scheduled to be released on 7 June 2010, but after an early master of the album leaked online and due to demand, its release dates were moved forward (with digital release moved to 23 April 2010).
The album has been produced by Ethan Kath in various places including a church in Iceland, a self built cabin in northern Ontario, a garage behind an abandoned convenience store in Detroit, and one song recorded in the London studio of Paul "Phones" Epworth.
The CD sleeve notes state that the album cover is a photo of X Tecumseh Clark taken by his father, avant-garde composer and poet Todd Tamanend Clark.
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Hold my head under water
Take a breath for the Father
Learn to love, lessons repeating
The chronicles are so misleading
I'll make you forget
With the taste of lambskin
The bounty is yours
It tastes like medicine
You never got to bloom
They cut you from the stem
You're innocent at birth
Until you understand
Layers of lace
Held in place
Diagnosed, you're a ghost
Premise to interlude
Wait till all bones pretrude
You're convexed, you're convert
There is a stain on your shirt
Another love is another place to stay
Minn besti vinur hverju sem dynur
Ãg kyngi tÃ¡ri og anda hÃ¡ri
Illum lÃ¡tum, Ã faÃ°mi grÃ¡tum
As we fall into sequence
And we're eating our young
Remain silent and still for modesty
We ignore, refused consent
Animals do not repent
Courtesy to intervene
Weathered down my selfish needs
Won't you let me?
Well, you know I can drive
Please, let me take your car
Won't you let me take your car?
i saw your picture hangin' on the back of my door
won't give you my heart
no one lives there anymore
and we were lovers