Russell Mills / Undark ‎– Pearl + Umbra

Instinct Records (5) ‎– INS-501-2, Limited Edition (5) ‎– INS-501-2
CD, Album, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release

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1 Canyon: Split Asunder
Vocals [Quicksilver] – Emma Townshend
2 Swallow Crystals
Drums [Cruising] – John Aitken
3 Rooms Of The Sixteen Shimmers
Engineer [David Sylvian's Vocals] – David KentKeyboards [Desert] – Harold BuddMusical Box, Harmonium [Pearl River] – Sam Mills (2)Singing Bowls [Cloud Bowls], Musical Box – Ann MillsVocals [Mirror] – Hamish MackintoshVocals [Shimmer] – David SylvianWritten-By – Sylvian*, Mills*, Smyth*
4 All Wise Fly (Pneuma)
Cornet [Ribbon] – Graham HaynesDrums [Tonge] – Derek Hook
5 Shed Lustre
Vocals [Lucent] – Ali FosterWritten-By – Guthrie*, Mills*, Smyth*
6 A Swoon In Amber
Musical Box, Harmonium [Pearl River] – Sam Mills (2)Singing Bowls [Cloud Bowls], Musical Box – Ann Mills
7 Causes Cause Causes
Bass [Curve] – Huw CostinGuitar [Root Guiter] – Thurston MooreVoice [Muted Howls] – Peter Gabriel
8 Heaven Dips
Guitar [Lava] – Ildefonso AguilarSynthesizer – Declan ColganSynthesizer [Murmur Moog] – Samuel AguilarVocals [Wind] – Sussan Deyhim
9 Cage Of Air
Guitar [Exocet] – Mitsuo TateOrgan [Thomas Californian (Plank)] – Jan Walton*
10 Golden Hair
Lyrics By [From A Poem] – James JoyceVocals [Golden], Harmonium [Pearl River] – Clodagh SimondsWritten-By [Based On And Inspired By] – Syd Barrett
11 All Wise Fly (Grapes And Bones)
Cornet [Ribbon] – Graham HaynesDrums [Tonge] – Derek Hook
12 Gleam And Drag
Keyboards [Shining] – Jonny Tomlinson

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Recorded at September Sound studios, London, The Shed studio, Ambleside. Edited at Square Centre studio, Nottingham. David Sylvian's vocals on 'Rooms Of The Sixteen Shimmers' recorded at Prairie Sun studios, California. Mastered at Masterpiece, London

Published by copyright control except:
'Rooms Of The Sixteen Shimmers' published by copyright control/Opium (Arts) Ltd.
'Shed Lustre' published by copyright control/Sony ATV Music
'Golden Hair' is based on and inspired by Syd Barrett version from the album 'The Madcap Laughs'. The Lyric of 'Golden Hair' is from a poem by James Joyce

Unlicensed re-issue of the original Instinct Records label release.

"Limited Edition" logo on front & back covers.

Release pretends to be manufactured under license and contains the following text in Russian on the back cover:
Лицензионное соглашение РАО. Охраняется законом РФ об авторском праве. Копирование тиража без письменного разрешения издателя запрещено. Нарушители преследуются в судебном порядке.

Packaged in a Jewel case + 4-page booklet (full color inserts).
Catalog# MUSIC 0002 taken from CD matrix.
Catalog# INS-501-2 taken from CD face.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: MUSIC 0002
  • Other (Catalog# on CD): INS-501-2

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BELLACD13 Russell Mills / Undark Pearl + Umbra(CD, Album) Bella Union BELLACD13 UK 1999 Sell This Version
none Russell Mills / Undark Pearl + Umbra(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label none Russia 2000 Sell This Version
bellacd13p Russell Mills / Undark Pearl + Umbra(CD, Album, Promo) Bella Union bellacd13p UK 1999 Sell This Version
INS-501-2, INS501-2 Russell Mills / Undark Pearl + Umbra(CD, Album) Instinct Records, Instinct Records INS-501-2, INS501-2 US 2000 Sell This Version