fbn 12cd


Crispy Ambulance | The Plateau Phase

Factory Benelux presents a new CD edition of The Plateau Phase, the debut album by Manchester postpunk group Crispy Ambulance, originally issued in March 1982.
Recorded at Strawberry 2 with producer Chris Nagle, this acclaimed album captured Crispy Ambulance at the peak of their creative powers. "One of the best albums Britain's second city has unleashed" (Q, 03/2006); "Cold and ferocious, but with enough inventive melody to lighten the black abyss of the overall mood" (Les Inrockuptibles, 02/2012); "An enthralling glimpse at a moment in musical history when the DIY ethos of punk gradually gave way to experiments with electronics and song structures" (NME, 01/2000).
Bonus tracks include extended 12"single The Presence/Concorde Square, produced by the legendary Martin Hannett, and farewell single Sexus. This new Factory Benelux edition also features enhanced original artwork by renowned Belgian typographer Lucien De Roeck (1915-2002), and live photography. Mailorder copies come with FBN slipcase.

| tracklist
01 Are You Ready?
02 Travel Time
03 The Force And The Wisdom
04 The Wind Season
05 Death From Above
06 We Move Through The Plateau Phase
07 Bardo Plane
08 Chill
09 Federation
10 Simon's Ghost
11 The Presence
12 Concorde Square
13 Sexus


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