House Of Black Lanterns ‎– Kill The Lights

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Beg 6:27
Broken 5:25
Shot You Down 4:28
Truth & Loss 6:46
I'll Wait For You 5:18
Never Sleep Again 6:36
Rolling Thunder 5:59
You, Me, Metropolis 5:30
Names 4:11
Pale December 4:28
The Walls Are Closing In 6:10

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HTH003CD House Of Black Lanterns Kill The Lights (CD, Album, Gat) Houndstooth HTH003CD UK 2013 Sell This Version
HTH003 House Of Black Lanterns Kill The Lights (2xLP) Houndstooth HTH003 UK 2013 Sell This Version
HTH003P House Of Black Lanterns Kill The Lights (CDr, Album, Promo) Houndstooth HTH003P UK 2013 Sell This Version
HTH003D House Of Black Lanterns Kill The Lights(11xFile, WAV, 320) Houndstooth HTH003D UK 2013

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February 27, 2017
referencing Kill The Lights , CD, Album, Gat, HTH003CD

Former Ninja Tune artist Dylan Richards sheds his King Cannibal guise and moves into the House of Black Lanterns for his debut, KILL THE LIGHTS, on Houndstooth, bringing with him some dark-pitched techno. The ominous strains and growling vocals of "Beg" portend the thrumming outer space trip of "Broken," while the sweet vocals atop "Shot You Down" belie the dark churning underneath -- a mix that will work again later in "Names." "Truth & Loss" return the mood back out of the stratosphere, and "I'll Wait For You" slows things down for a creepy experience. A touch of dub techno creeps into "Never Sleep Again," both in the lyrics and the tonal quality, while the brisk "You, Me, Metropolis" brings a stronger melodic leaning into its nervous twitching. The softer "Pale December" adds to the sonic palette before the paranoid groove of "The Walls are Closing In" take the album out. Consider the lights officially dead!