Sep 172019
 

Originally released by Side Effects in 1986, “Zamia Lehmanni” was the third (and final) core SPK album and was Graeme Revell’s first truly solo project. He was in a period of transition, somewhere between the industrial noise of the early years and his later award-winning soundtrack work. On the day before this was first released, this style of music, now ubiquitous (especially in soundtracks), did not exist.

After “Information Overload Unit” cleared a space for subsequent explorations, and the environmental percussion and anchored mutilated sound collages of “Leichenschrei”, the “body without organs” was fully eviscerated. Graeme felt ‘industrial music’ was becoming ossified and needed to be taken into radically new territories: ‘post-industrial’.

The track “In Flagrante Delicto” (mastered as originally intended here) was later used by Revell for his work on the soundtrack for the 1989 film “Dead Calm”, which won him Best Original Score from the Australian Film Institute.

Unavailable in any format since Mute’s 1992 CD edition, we now present this landmark album on newly remastered CD, and on vinyl for the first time since 1986. Approved by Graham Revell, this release comes with new artwork by Abby Helasdottir and is remastered by Martin Bowes (The Cage).

LP on sumptuous 180gm black or limited edition of 500 copies on gold vinyl, presented in a 350gsm gatefold sleeve.

CD in a 6-panel digipak. The track “The Doctrine Of Eternal Ice” appears on CD only, but is included on the digital download for vinyl.

Both formats feature new liner notes from Graeme Revell, 2019.


CSR274CD  (November 2019)

CD in 6-panel digipak.

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Track listing:

1. Invocation (To Secular Heresies)
2. Palms Crossed In Sorrow
3. Romanz In Moll (Romance In A Minor Key)
4. In The Dying Moments
5. In Flagrante Delicto (Introduction)
6. In Flagrante Delicto
7. Alocasia Metallica
8. Necropolis
9. The Garden Of Earthly Delights
10. The Doctrine Of Eternal Ice (CD only)

Barcode: 0641871745418


CSR274CD  (November 2019)

LP on 180gm black vinyl.

Pre-order

Track listing:

A1. Invocation (To Secular Heresies)
A2. Palms Crossed In Sorrow
A3. Romanz In Moll (Romance In A Minor Key)
A4. In The Dying Moments
B1. In Flagrante Delicto (Introduction)
B2. In Flagrante Delicto
B3. Alocasia Metallica
B4. Necropolis
B5. The Garden Of Earthly Delights

Barcode: 0641871745425


CSR274CD  (November 2019)

LP on 180gm limited edition gold vinyl. Ltd x 500 copies.

Pre-order

Track listing:

A1. Invocation (To Secular Heresies)
A2. Palms Crossed In Sorrow
A3. Romanz In Moll (Romance In A Minor Key)
A4. In The Dying Moments
B1. In Flagrante Delicto (Introduction)
B2. In Flagrante Delicto
B3. Alocasia Metallica
B4. Necropolis
B5. The Garden Of Earthly Delights

Barcode: 0641871745425