Death In June ‎– But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter?

New European Recordings ‎– BAD VC CD 36, New European Recordings ‎– BAD VC CD36
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1 Death Is The Martyr Of Beauty 3:50
2 He's Disabled 4:08
3 The Mourner's Bench 2:31
4 Because Of Him 3:46
5 Dædalus Rising
Lead Vocals – David Tibet
6 Little Black Angel 4:18
7 The Golden Wedding Of Sorrow 3:36
8 The Giddy Edge Of Light
Guitar [Lead], Keyboards – Michael Cashmore
9 Ku Ku Ku 1:52
10 This Is Not Paradise
Lead Vocals – David Tibet
11 Hollows Of Devotion 3:29
12 But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter? 3:15

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Written between March, 1989 and April, 1992 in Sydney, Adelaide, Paris, Rome and London.
Engineered and mixed at Jacob's Studios, Farnham and Alaska Studios, London.

The first edition of the CD was in a white digipak, with a gold CD, limited to 5000 copies.
This second edition was in a standard jewel case.
The third edition, distributed via Tesco Distribution, was in an embossed digipak.

Booklet includes lyrics in English, German, Italian & French.

Some CDs have gold metallic paint that retains oily fingerprints, whilst others have a diff. sort of gold metallic paint that does not.

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  • Barcode: 5 021958 133621

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February 9, 2003

This is considered a masterpiece of neo-folk.We could see this album as the peak of the folkish style of death in june even as the most representative band in the whole World serpent label, a benchmark in which other bands defined their music and ideology.
This album have excellent deep and philosophical lyrics with a vivid guitar that is a excellent complement in their trouvador style. subtle synths and samples that accent the feelings of power,melancholy and loneliness that flourish everywhere within.
This work puts the listener into a very nietszchean spiritual atmosphere, intense but at the same time relaxed, void of disturbances and harshness of the modern world.