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The Twilight Sad

Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters - 2022 Reissue

    ‘Fourteen Autumns…’ is a complete record, the nine tracks working together to create a strong narrative flow. Deceptively simple songs are rendered transcendent. Bleached, overdriven guitars consistently ride a line between ambient and coruscating, working in tandem with an articulate, at times tumultuous rhythm section, forever poised between tension and release. Augmented by piano and more frequently accordion, which provide the songs with a dramatic swoon, The Twilight Sad purvey an awestruck, ragged sentimentality. Lyrically suggestive and metaphorical, their songs give glimpses of bitter experience and romantic failure, their songs at times verging on the anthemic or celebrative, yet firmly rooted in the familiar, often unsaid hurt behind day to day events.


    Side A
    1. Cold Days From The Birdhouse
    2. That Summer, At Home I Had Become The Invisible Boy
    3. Walking For Two Hours
    4. Last Year’s Rain Didn’t Fall So Hard
    Side B
    1. Talking With Fireworks / Here, It Never Snowed
    2. Mapped By What Surrounded Them
    3. And She Would Darken The Memory
    4. I’m Taking The Train Home
    5. Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters

    The Twilight Sad

    No One Can Ever Know - 2022 Reissue

      The Twilight Sad’s third full-length, No One Can Ever Know, marks a sonic shift for the band. Freshly inspired by a listening diet of Cabaret Voltaire, Can, Liars, Magazine, Autechre, and Public Image Limited, the band turn to a dark, synth-heavy sound for No One Can Ever Know; the resulting LP shares thematic and sonic space with the most innovative offerings from Depeche Mode, The Cure, or even Nine Inch Nails. “We wanted to be a lot more spontaneous, get outside our comfort zone - not to fall back into repeating what we’ve done previously,” explains guitarist Andy MacFarlane. “So we moved to London for a month to record at The Pool and got Andrew Weatherall involved to bounce ideas off and to generally reassure us of the direction we were already progressing in – toward a sparser sound, with a colder, slightly militant feel.”


      Side A
      1. Alphabet
      2. Dead City
      Side B
      3. Sick
      4. Don’t Move
      Side C
      5. Nil
      6. Don’t Look At Me
      7. Not Sleeping
      Side D
      8. Another Bed
      9. Kill It In The Morning

      The Twilight Sad

      It Won't Be Like This All The Time

        From their unassuming origins as a group of school friends drawn together by a shared passion for music to the global touring force (supporting The Cure and Editors at arenas and stadiums), they have quietly become, The Twilight Sad’s ascent has been forged the old way with grit, graft and four exceptional studio albums. Now signed to Mogwai’s Rock Action Records, the bands fifth album does not disappoint and will certainly not disappoint fans of their previous works. It will also appeal to fans of The Cure, Frighten Rabbits, The National, Interpol and Editors.


        1 [10 Good Reasons For Modern Drugs]
        2 Shooting Dennis Hopper Shooting
        3 The Arbor
        4 VTr
        5 Sunday Day13
        6 I/m Not Here [missing Face]
        7 Auge/Maschine
        8 Keep It All To Myself
        9 Girl Chewing Gum
        10 Let/s Get Lost
        11 Videograms

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