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Agnes ObelLateNightTales

Label:LateNightTales – ALNLP49
Series:LateNightTales
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Numbered, White Vinyl
Country:UK & Europe
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Jazz, Reggae, Latin, Classical, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Easy Listening

Tracklist

A1Henry ManciniThe Evil Theme3:02
A2Roger WebbMoonbird2:19
A3Eden AhbezEden’s Island2:12
A4Lee HazlewoodThe Nights3:20
A5Nora DeanAy Ay Ay AY (Angle-Lala)3:05
B1YelloGreat Mission2:58
B2Tamba Trio, Quarteto Em CyAleluia3:30
B3Lena Platonos*Bloody Shadows From A Distance3:04
B4Ray DaviesI Go To Sleep2:46
B5Alfred SchnittkePiano Quintet, V3:55
C1Agnes ObelStretch Your Eyes (Ambient Acapella)6:07
C2The Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal Choir*Pilentze Pee (Pilentze Sings)2:27
C3Agnes ObelGlemmer Du2:03
C4Agnes ObelBee Dance2:39
C5Sibylle BaierThe End2:28
D1Michelle GurevichParty Girl4:27
D2CanOscura Primavera3:19
D3David LangI Lie5:13
D4Nina SimoneImages (Live In New York/1964)2:51
D5Agnes ObelPoem About Death3:05
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Notes

Ltd. edition of 1000 pressings on white vinyl.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5060391091556

Other Versions (5 of 7)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
LateNightTales (CD, Album, Compilation, Partially Mixed)LateNightTalesALNCD49UK & Europe2018
LateNightTales (2×LP, Compilation)LateNightTalesALNLP49UK & Europe2018
LateNightTales (20×File, MP3, Compilation, 320 kbps, File, MP3, Mixed, 320 kbps)LateNightTalesALND49UK & Europe2018
LateNightTales (CDr, Compilation, Promo)LateNightTalesnoneUK & Europe2018
LateNightTales (20×File, WAV, Compilation, File, WAV, Mixed)LateNightTalesALND49UK & Europe2018

Reviews

  • cottonmouthVII's avatar
    Checking in with #247. Loved the sonic journey through this album. It's a very well curated LNT. I guess it's not for people who can't handle a few spoken word tracks, but I thought those only added to the strange, mystical atmosphere of this tracklist. Great mix of gorgeous, intimate songs and avant-garde selections.
    • Surface29's avatar
      Surface29
      Love these comps because of how diverse and all over the map they are. But wow is this one is rough.

      Nothing about it is “fun”. Just heavy, ponderous & slow with a lot of chanting and talking. And if that wasn’t a big enough drag let’s wrap it up with a poem about death.

      I don’t know what sort of a scene would spin tunes like this late at night (a bunch of wiccans in a tent in the woods?) but I don’t think I’d fit in very well.
      • talldarkmystere's avatar
        Initially, I held off a bit on this album, because I couldn't find a track list or samples, other than Poem about Death. However, I kept coming back to it. Agnes Obel. I love her other albums, and well, I trust Agnes, and I'm glad I did.

        The music that fills this album is mostly not by Agnes, but via her selection. I'm glad I trusted my gut. I am digging this album a lot. It's quirky, fun, and just the kind of esoteric journey I enjoy. I'm reminded of the soundtracks for Tarantino's films a lot with the selection. There's some serious jams in here - Stuff I might never have found otherwise.

        Obviously, it's not for everyone, and it's not what most of us probably expected from a new Agnes Obel album. But for me, this is fantastic, and I'm all for more. After another full Agnes album, of course.
        • lickmikehunt's avatar
          lickmikehunt
          I hope Late Night Tales continues putting these compilations out because I've found so much good music through them. Not just that but every release, even by old vinyl standards is stunning in its packaging, artwork and sound quality. Add to that how affordable they all are, I honestly think they are setting the standard for consistent craftmanship in vinyl production. Wish more labels were like this,

          All that said, this release hasn't grabbed me at all. A lot of the tracks are either too arty farty and pretentious or just downright boring. Doubt I'll be spinning it for a while.

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