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VariousThe Final Solstice II

Label:Piski Disk Records – Pix-004-CD
Format:
CD, Compilation
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Pop, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Experimental, Neofolk, Ambient, Spoken Word, Synth-pop, Drone

Tracklist

1SorrowPetite Cloche Faict Grand Son2:40
2SorrowThe Final Solstice
Bagpipes [Uilleann]Nigel McKernaghan
8:24
3SorrowExtracts From The Faery Queene
Words By [Uncredited]Edmund Spenser
6:21
4Rosa MundiThe Snow Man
Performer [With]John Balance, Rose McDowall
Written-By [Uncredited]Howard Blake
3:21
5SpellI Got You Babe
Written-By [Uncredited]Sonny Bono
3:09
6Velocity StarWarm Leatherette
Written-By [Uncredited]Daniel Miller
3:25
7Peran OphisNierika
DidgeridooBrett
5:10
8Rose McDowallTibet3:14
9Resonance (3)Butterfly Hawk5:02
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Unlimited and expanded edition re-release of the Final Solstice CD-R.

Back: "The Final Solstice EP CD was originally released as a hand made, limited edition (500) CD to commemorate the last solstice of the previous millennium, and a special performance by Sorrow in London on the 21st of December 1999.
Considering the popular demand from, and disappointment of, those who could not get a copy Piski Disk decided to release this LP version of The Final Solstice. This compilation contains tracks from the following impending releases:
Let There Be Thorns - Sorrow's next release
A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit S&M - New Spell CD
Extract from Spenser's Faery Queene - Interpretations by various artists
The Sunflower Demos - Unreleased post Strawberry Switchblade demos
Velocity Star - Debut recording
A CD from Rosa Mundi (tba)
Peran Ophis - Debut recording
Resonance - Debut recording

Made in England".

Inlay (inside): "Πåøêμå†å μåøêμå†å"

Booklet: "Recorded at Velvet Hole between 1997-1999".

Track 8 does not credit Rose McDowall herself, but refers to the Sunflower Demos - Unreleased post Strawberry Switchblade demos.
Durations are not listed on the release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 021958 405728
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5021958405728
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 04C8
  • Matrix / Runout: WORLDSERPENT PIX004CD 01 6 MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M&L

Other Versions (1)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
The Final Solstice (CDr, Compilation, Limited Edition, Numbered)Piski Disk RecordsPix-003-WSUK1999

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expandabear
I wonder what happened to that second Spell album that never materialized.
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WORLOCK
Edited 5 years ago
Stunning project by Piski Disk Records.

Experimental ambient and folk by Sorrow- Rose Mcdowall, Robert lee, john balance -(Coil) ,David Tibet (Current 93)

Rose Mcdowall singing in all the tracks with her magnificent voice,
the only track with beat is Velocity Star - Warm Leatherette.

Best tracks:

Sorrow - The Final Solstice is the most amazing song here: sounds like magical and hypnotic Christmas song, Rose's voice Wraps you in magical beauty.

Rosa Mundi - The Snow Man : Rose Mcdowall and john balance singing accompanied by Beautiful and warm ambient sounds that penetrate deeply into the soul and create mesmerizing feeling.

Sorrow - Extracts From the Fairy Queene : a combination of spoken word by David Tibet with the angelic voice of Rose Mcdowall , the voices accompanied by experimental ambient sounds.

I love this cd very much so I have it on standard cd and on the Limited 500 CDR hand-numbered copies.