Rose McDowall ‎– Cut With The Cake Knife

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Sacred Bones Records ‎– SBR-3017
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
18 Sep 2015
Electronic, Pop
New Wave, Synth-pop


Cut With The Cake Knife
A1 Tibet 3:12
A2 Sunboy 3:37
A3 Wings Of Heaven 3:12
A4 Sixty Cowboys 3:19
A5 On The Sun 4:12
A6 Cut With The Cake Knife 3:50
B1 Crystal Nights 2:52
B2 Soldier 2:10
B3 So Vicious 3:24
Don't Fear The Reaper 7" EP (Rio Digital 7RDS3)
B4 Don't Fear The Reaper 3:00
B5 Crystal Days 3:01

Companies, etc.



Standard edition. Includes a risographed poster and a digital download coupon.

Back sleeve: "Tracks A1-B3 originally released as "Cut With The Cake Knife" AKA The Sunflower Demos. Recorded 1986-1988. B4-B5 originally released as "Don't Fear The Reaper" 7" EP (Rio Digital 7RDS3) 1988".

Inner sleeve: "Thank you Brogues, Ben Clancy, Stephen Pastel, Sarah Pickles, Russell Elder, Adele Bethel, Paco, Matthew Walkerdine, Ruari MacLean, Simon and the Keelers, The Lees and McDowalls".

Sticker: "Rose McDowall's solo debut on vinyl for the first time. Includes songs written for the never-released sophomore Strawberry Switchblade LP. Member of Felt, Current 93, Coil, and more. Includes digital download".

Record label incorrectly lists "Cut With The Cake Knife" as track B1.
Durations are not listed on the release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side, hand-etched): SBR30̸17 A RE BONATI MASTERING NYC
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side, hand-etched): SBR30̸17 B BONATI MASTERING NYC
  • Barcode (Text): 6 16892 30094 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 616892300946

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