Clan Of Xymox ‎– Medusa

4AD ‎– CAD 613
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Theme I 2:54
A2 Medusa 5:53
A3 Michelle 2:59
A4 Theme II 1:43
A5 Louise 5:17
A6 Lorretine 3:33
B1 Agonised By Love 5:18
B2 Masquerade 3:54
B3 After The Call 5:55
B4 Back Door 4:52

Companies, etc.



Photography by Nigel Grierson of 23 Envelope.
"MADE IN FRANCE" on label.
Inner sleeve is in gold.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): MPO CAD 613 A1 TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): MPO CAD 613 B1 TOWNHOUSE

Other Versions (5 of 27) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
YX-7428 Clan Of Xymox Medusa(LP, Album) 4AD YX-7428 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
VG 50358, CAD 613 Clan Of Xymox Medusa(LP, Album, RE) Virgin, 4AD VG 50358, CAD 613 Greece 1988 Sell This Version
TC-VG 50358 Clan Of Xymox Medusa(Cass, Album) 4AD TC-VG 50358 Greece 1988 Sell This Version
CAD 613 CD, GAD 613 CD Clan Of Xymox Medusa(CD, Album, RE) 4AD, 4AD CAD 613 CD, GAD 613 CD UK Unknown Sell This Version
GAD 613 CD Clan Of Xymox Medusa(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) 4AD GAD 613 CD US Unknown Sell This Version


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October 11, 2017

This is one of the first cd's I bought back in 87'. I paid $25 for it and I would gladly pay it again - probably more. Still one of my favorite records of all time.


June 21, 2015
edited over 2 years ago
As many people, I think this is their best work ever ! Despite catchy melodies, it is a beautiful introspective and experimental album. No deep depression but an overall dreamy feeling of uncatchable melancholy where cold wave elements meet beautiful and fascinating soundscape designs and where moving shadows seem to let appear slight rays of light. Listening to this album is quite like watching the moving reflection of sunlight from deep underneath the surface of the sea...
It is a subtile album, as filled with light as it is with darkness, as pop and catchy as it is experimental and deeply emotionnal.
But I don't blame the band for having moved towards new musical horizons afterwards and they have reached great artistic achievements since then. Better that than making again and again the same record.

*I'm french by the way so sorry if my english is not perfect, I just hope it is understandable*


November 5, 2011
edited over 6 years ago
No duplicates. There is the original version without barcode. There is a second edition with barcode printed on the backside (5014436613029). And there is a third edition printed in France (MPO). I also have a fourth edition, printed in France, but the matrix says CAD 613 CD MPO 03 (the listed one says MPO 01).


April 11, 2011
Are we sure that there are no duplicates in those 3 CAD 613 CD released in UK in 1986? I see no obvious difference between them.