Scott Walker + Sunn O))) ‎– Soused

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1 Brando (Dwellers On The Bluff)
Drum Programming, Effects [Keyboards Fx] – Peter WalshDrums – Ian ThomasGuitar [Guitars] – Greg AndersonGuitar [Guitars], Bass Guitar – Stephen O'MalleyKeyboards, Drum Programming – Mark WarmanPerformer [Bull Whips] – Peter Gamble (3)Synthesizer [Moog], Lead Guitar – Tos NieuwenhuizenTrumpet – Guy Barker
8:45
2 Herod 2014
Drum Programming, Effects [Keyboards Fx] – Peter WalshGuitar [Guitars] – Greg Anderson, Stephen O'MalleyKeyboards, Drum Programming – Mark WarmanLead Guitar – Tos NieuwenhuizenSaxophone – Andy Findon*
12:02
3 Bull
Drums – Ian ThomasEffects [Keyboards Fx] – Peter WalshGuitar [Guitars], Guitar [Percussion Guitar] – Greg AndersonGuitar [Guitars], Performer [Feedback], Lead Guitar, Guitar [Percussion Guitar] – Stephen O'MalleyKeyboards – Mark WarmanSynthesizer [Moog] – Tos NieuwenhuizenTrumpet – Guy BarkerVocals [Boy Vocal] – Sam Walsh (2)Vocals [Girl Vocal] – Dot Allison
9:23
4 Fetish (Flip'N'Zip)
Drums – Ian ThomasEffects [Keyboards Fx] – Peter WalshGuitar [Guitars] – Greg AndersonGuitar [Guitars], Bass Guitar, Guitar [Feedback Guitar] – Stephen O'MalleyKeyboards, Shaker – Mark WarmanLead Guitar, Guitar [Riff Guitars] – Tos NieuwenhuizenTrumpet – Guy Barker
9:09
5 Lullaby
Drum Programming – Peter Walsh, Scott WalkerGuitar [Guitars], Lead Guitar ['Chorus'] – Greg AndersonGuitar [Guitars], Lead Guitar ['Chorus'], Synth [Re-amped Hi Synth] – Stephen O'MalleyKeyboards – Mark WarmanLyrics By [Excerpts From 'My Sweet Little Darling'] – William ByrdSynthesizer [Moog], Lead Guitar [Intro And Verse] – Tos NieuwenhuizenTrumpet – Guy Barker
9:24

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Recording & Mixing : Westpoint Studios, London (westpointstudio.com)
Thanks to Shane Shanahan

Drums & Bull Whips : Metropolis Studios, London (metropolis-group.co.uk)
Thanks to Nina Jackson

Session Preparition, Pre-Mixing, Protools Edition : KHS Studios Dusseldorf (peterwalsh.de)

Mastering : Abbey Road Studios, London (abbeyroad.com)

Thanks to Ed Horrox, Simon Halliday, Sam Strang, Rich Walker, Philip Laslett and everyone at 4AD
Siobhan Paine at Miloco, Greg Walsh for the Neumann microphone, Gisèle Vienne, Peter Rehberg,
Jennifer Anderson, Oren Ambarchi, Shaun Kendrick, Nadine Hilbert & Gast Bouschet

MAXIMUM VOLUME YIELDS MAXIMUM RESULTS

℗&© 4AD Ltd. 17-19 Alma Road, London SW18 1AA.

Issued in a 6-panel digisleeve with a 16-page booklet including lyrics and photos.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (String): 652637342826
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, 2 & 3): [Arvato logo] 55904190/CAD3428CD 21
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2 & 3): IFPI LP 73
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0760
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0765
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0773
  • Label Code: LC05807

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CAD 3428 , CAD3428 Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused (LP + LP, S/Sided + Album) 4AD, 4AD CAD 3428 , CAD3428 UK & Europe 2014 Sell This Version
CAD3428CD Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused(CD, Album) 4AD CAD3428CD US 2014 Sell This Version
CAD 3428 Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused(5xFile, MP3, Album, 320) 4AD CAD 3428 UK & Europe 2014
HN1207CD Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused(CD, Album) High Note Records HN1207CD Taiwan 2014 Sell This Version
CAD 3428 , CAD3428 Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused (CD, Album, Promo) 4AD, 4AD CAD 3428 , CAD3428 US 2014 Sell This Version

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zozozizi

zozozizi

December 2, 2014
maybe the worst lp i've heard in 2014 ( with terrestrials )
the ugly voice of Scott Walker definitely doesn't work with Sunn's sound
looks like a cheap junk operetta for petit bourgeois
boring to death and really disappointing
long life to Black one
Misannthorpe

Misannthorpe

November 29, 2014
Having said all that, who am I to be telling the incomparable Scott Walker just who he should and shouldn't be working with ?! T'would be laughable were it not so pathetic.
Misannthorpe

Misannthorpe

November 21, 2014
"Soused" is right! This record is soaked in Sunn's drone. To my mind this would be a far better record without them. It's not that I dislike Soused, far from it, only that the drone becomes tiresome after a while. Because of this, I feel this is the least interesting record Scott Walker has made in a very long time indeed. I just can't see what he felt Sunn could bring to the party that he couldn't do better himself, with his trusty group of regular musicians and Peter Walsh. This makes me wonder if there wasn't some pressure put on him by 4AD to do this collaboration to help recoup some of the money they've undoubtedly spent on him over the last 8 or 9 years. Someone posted a comment on the trailer for Soused on YouTube, saying that for them, this album was most interesting on the first listen, due to the element of surprise and that they got less out of it with each subsequent listen. I think there may well be some truth in this, which is completely the opposite of the listening experience with Climate of Hunter, Tilt, The Drift and Bish Bosch. Strangely enough, I also find the distorted guitar drones of Sunn to be much more malevolent sounding than even the very unsettling and disturbing real strings used on The Drift and Bish Bosch. There is something about this electric "soup" that feels especially toxic. I think it a real shame as this could have been another great Walker album. I can remember the first time I heard that Guns 'n' roses like four note sequence near the beginning of Brando and thinking that I wasn't too sure about this! I'm still not.
GatesofBallard

GatesofBallard

November 3, 2014
edited over 4 years ago
The most fucked up album Sunn has ever done, and I love every minute of it. It's worth every penny.
Znicky

Znicky

October 25, 2014
Just realized that Scott never did anything bad. Not that i know of at least.
Well my should arrive soon, so an upate is incoming!

Cheers
Z