Eyeless in Gaza

Eyeless in Gaza: Original Albums Boxset

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Artist: Eyeless in Gaza

Artist: Eyeless in Gaza
Title: Original Albums Boxset

Four CD set. Originally signed to Cherry Red in 1981, Eyeless in Gaza moved very quickly through four albums of skewed free-pop explorations to become the intriguing, uncomfortable cousin of the brash new wave sound finding it's way into the mainstream at the time. Picture a place where scratchy guitars, synthesizers, primitive rhythms, found sounds, technical experimentation and neo-noise come together to provide a bed for the poetic, exploratory lyrics of Martyn Bates. Oblique, anxious, difficult in places and beautifully detached, their sound captured perfectly the beauty to be found if one cared to rummage through the rubble of a Britain in the midst of industrial collapse. Produced with the approval and involvement of the band, and spread across four CDs presented in a hard clamshell case, this set captures Eyeless In Gaza's first four albums, along with a band compiled set of non-album essentials and oddities and a sleeve note by Martyn Bates.

1.1 Seven Years
1.2 Fixation
1.3 Looking Daggers
1.4 From a to B
1.5 Clear Cut Apparently
1.6 Speech Rapid Fire
1.7 John of Patmos
1.8 Knives Replace Air
1.9 Faceless
1.10 In Your Painting
1.11 A Keepsake
1.12 Whitewash
1.13 No Noise
2.1 Sixth Sense
2.2 Point You
2.3 Voice from the Tracks
2.4 Scale Amiss
2.5 The Decoration
2.6 Continual
2.7 Soul on Thin Ice
2.8 Rose Petal Knot
2.9 Skeletal Framework
2.10 See Red
2.11 Half-Light
2.12 Every Which Way
2.13 The Eyes of Beautiful Losers
2.14 Still Air
2.15 Out from the Day-To-Day
2.16 True Colour
2.17 Keynote Inertia
3.1 Transience Blues
3.2 Ill Wind Blows
3.3 One By One
3.4 Picture the Day
3.5 Dreaming at Rain
3.6 Two
3.7 Veil Like Calm
3.8 Throw a Shadow
3.9 Pencil Sketch
3.10 At Arms Length
3.11 Lights of April
3.12 Before You Go
3.13 Tall and White Nettles
3.14 Warm Breath, Soft and Slow
3.15 Blue Distance
3.16 Sheer Cliffs
3.17 Falling Leaf/Fading Flower: Goodbye to Summer
3.18 Lies of Love
3.19 To Ellen
3.20 Pale Saints
3.21 Letters to She
3.22 Light Sliding
3.23 Big Clipper Ship
4.1 Scent on Evening Air
4.2 Drumming the Beating Heart
4.3 You Frighten
4.4 Through Eastfields
4.5 Three Kittens
4.6 Jane, Dancing
4.7 Invisibility
4.8 The Feeling's Mutual
4.9 Everpresent
4.10 Dusky Ruth
4.11 Others
4.12 China Blue Vision
4.13 Kodak Ghosts Run Amok
4.14 Plague of Years
4.15 Taking Steps
4.16 Avenue with Trees

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