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Garden Of The Arcane Delights is the only EP released by Dead Can Dance, coming out in 1984 and acting as a bridge between their first two albums. Its sleeve a sketch by Brendan Perry, depicting “primal man deprived of perception, standing within the confines of a garden containing a fountain and trees laden with fruit... a Blakean universe in which mankind can only redeem itself, can only rid itself of blindness, through the correct interpretation of signs and events that permeate the fabric of nature’s laws.” This new expanded version sees the EP faithfully pressed on to one piece of a vinyl with a second disc being added, compiling both of the band’s sessions for John Peel, recorded in the same time period.
Garden Of The Arcane Delights is the only EP released by Dead Can Dance, coming out in 1984 and acting as a bridge between their first two albums. Its sleeve a sketch by Brendan Perry, depicting “primal man deprived of perception, standing within the confines of a garden containing a fountain and trees laden with fruit... a Blakean universe in which mankind can only redeem itself, can only rid itself of blindness, through the correct interpretation of signs and events that permeate the fabric of nature’s laws.” This new expanded version sees the EP faithfully pressed on to one piece of a vinyl with a second disc being added, compiling both of the band’s sessions for John Peel, recorded in the same time period.
652637362817

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Format: Vinyl
Label: 4AD
Rel. Date: 11/11/2016
UPC: 652637362817

Garden of the Arcane Delights + Peel Sessions EP [Vinyl]
Artist: Dead Can Dance
Format: Vinyl
New: OUT OF STOCK. Contact us for availability.
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Carnival of Light (Remastered)
2. In Power We Entrust the Love Advocated (Remastered)
3. The Arcane (Remastered)
4. Flowers of the Sea
5. Instrumental (BBC Session)
6. Labour of Love (BBC Session)
7. Ocean (BBC Session)
8. Threshold (BBC Session)
9. Flowers of the Sea (BBC Session) 1
10. Penumbra (BBC Session) 1
11. Panacea (BBC Session) 1
12. Carnival of Light (BBC Session)

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Garden Of The Arcane Delights is the only EP released by Dead Can Dance, coming out in 1984 and acting as a bridge between their first two albums. Its sleeve a sketch by Brendan Perry, depicting “primal man deprived of perception, standing within the confines of a garden containing a fountain and trees laden with fruit... a Blakean universe in which mankind can only redeem itself, can only rid itself of blindness, through the correct interpretation of signs and events that permeate the fabric of nature’s laws.” This new expanded version sees the EP faithfully pressed on to one piece of a vinyl with a second disc being added, compiling both of the band’s sessions for John Peel, recorded in the same time period.
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