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LONG DEAD SEVENS - White Waltz & Other Stories

Format: do-CD
Label & Cat.Number: Beta-lactam Ring Records mt190+mt192
Release Year: 2008
Note: dark & pathetic "wild west" songwriting produced by NEUBAUTEN-producer BORIS WILSDORF; lim. 400 with bonus CD, comes with full colour book bound case & 16 p booklet
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €15.00

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"Produced by Boris Mephisto Wilsdorf, Einstuerzende Neubautens producer. Two CD edition (contains the bonus album "The White Waltz Companion Disc" limited to 400 numbered copies in a full color book bound case and 16 page booklet. Somewhere betwixt the brooding, 10 gallon groan of 16 Horsepower; the baroque drawl of Blue Ruin; the whiskey smell of Bad Livers and The Bad Seeds beef scented brand of western gothic hangs a wanted poster offering reward, dead or alive, for the atmospheric, detailed twang of Long Dead Sevens. Oh death and grief and sorrow and murder shine like a tin star polished with the bullets of Nick Cliffs baritone croon. Yet deep in the black heart that lies beneath banjo, fiddle, slide guitar, piano and derringer; somewhere near the unmarked grave of the coward Robert Ford; in a place that smells of salt peter and rancid tonic, the high lonesome is joined by the growling din of collapsing new buildings. A theatrical steam-industrial moan echoes through the mesa heralding an age not quite ancient and not quite modern. Colts and Mausers unite to shoot em up in this dark, enveloping, weirding wild west operetta. Yippee Ki-Yay!

Paul J. Rogers - acoustic/electric guitars, percussion, melodica, sound sculpture, backing vocals
Nick Cliff - vocals
Jennifer Hames - piano, violin, organ
Ian Turner - bass guitar, banjo, steel slide/resonator guitar, 12 string
Nick Hames - drum kit, percussion
Sarah Miller - guest backing vocals"
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