Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

It'll End In Tears
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Ivo, John Fryer (various instruments); Gini Ball (violin, viola); Martin McGarrick (cello).
  • Additional guest artists: Howard Devoto, Robbie Grey (vocals); Manuela Rickers (guitar); Brendan Perry (bass, drums).
  • Recorded at Blackwing Studios, London, England.
  • Personnel: Ivo Watts-Russell, John Fryer (loops).
  • Audio Remasterers: Jason Mitchell; John Dent.
  • Recording information: Blackwing Studios, London, England.
  • Photographer: Nigel Grierson.
  • The UK-based 4AD label was responsible for some of the 1980s' most cutting edge alternative music. This Mortal Coil is something of a label pet project, an ever-shifting, collaborative outfit that includes members of such 4AD bands as the Cocteau Twins, Modern English, Dead Can Dance, Color Box and Wolfgang Press. True to the label's aesthetic, the music of This Mortal Coil is ethereal, abstract, dreamlike and sometimes spooky.
  • Most of the outfit's records focused primarily on covers of songs by seminal alternative rock artists, and IT'LL END IN TEARS is no exception. Included here are Tim Buckley's "Song to the Siren," sung by Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser, Alex Chilton's "Holocaust," sung by Howard Devoto, and a startlingly poppy rendition of Wire's "Not Me." The track list is also sprinkled with originals, most notably the work of Lisa Gerard and Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance on cinematic tracks such as "Dreams Made Flesh." Alternately mesmerizing, disconcerting, and charming, the debut effort from these talented label mates is well worth the attention of 4AD fans.
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Pop » Art Rock
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling It'll End In Tears on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top