[news] [a blast from the past] stroszek - wild years of remorse and failures [2CD]

Maybe you have lost this but it is a great album. 




stroszek - wild years of remorse and failures [2CD] - Hypnotic Dirge Records


The acclaimed early works of the folk/acoustic project stroszek have been sold out and unavailable for quite some time, but now in 2013 we are pleased to reintroduce these monumental albums in the form of a special double-album reissue which includes a complete remastering of all the tracks, as well as rerecorded vocals on the “songs of remorse” album. In total, the reissued double-album will include the “songs of remorse”, and “life failures made music” full-lengths, the “the wild hunt” ep, as well as two brand new cover songs making this a must-have for stroszek fans and collectors who missed the original versions as well as for those who want to hear the updated versions of "songs of remorse" with a more apt vocal performance. Originally released between 2007-2009, this reissue, featuring brand new album art and including lyrics and liner notes allows you to embrace the darkness and melancholy of stroszek once more.

remorse - disc 1With carefully strummed minor key acoustic guitars, deliberate yet restrained piano lines, bursts of heaviness added for texture and deep, lush clean sung vocals that relay a sense of dread lurking beneath the surface, "songs of remorse" is perhaps at once one of the most melancholic yet accessible albums of 2007.

failures - disc 2
stroszek returns with their second opus, the follow-up to 'songs of remorse', with the aptly titled 'life failures made music'; and with song titles like 'the unlucky ones', 'gone by the fall', and 'land of silence and darkness' its no secret that this album is filled with crushing sadness. Take equal parts Neofolk, the fatalist mentality of Black Metal, the darkness of older Alice in Chains, the beautiful acoustics of latter-day Antimatter and the painfully soft, whispered vocals of Tom Waits and it is easy to see precisely why this crushing sadness is what makes this record so damn special.



remorse - disc 1I - a nightwalk in partilleII - color of the street
III - the night porter
IV - the house told me
V - stones in my throat
VI - bury the bottle with me (Dick Curless Cover)
VII - the railroad track
VIII - not even the half
IX - slow sleep
X - was it worth the wait
XI - wheels to rust
XII - sand



failures - disc 2XIII - the unlucky ones
XIV - gone by the fall
XV - undead hotel
XVI - turn the sky to winter
XVII - nighthawks and underdogs
XVIII - I'll keep everything
XIX - the devil's chair
XX - a life failure
XXI - land of silence and darkness
XXII - tecumseh valley (Townes Van Zandt Cover)
XXIII - secret of the earth
XXIV - from mound to mound
XXV - green jade
XXVI - autumnal

Released: December 7, 2013Release Type: Compilation AlbumPlaying Time: 1:49:38Genre: Acoustic Folk/Dark RockQuantity: 500 CopiesCD type: Pro-CD (2)Packaging: Double Jewel Case with 16 Page Booklet

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