Jackie Leven The Mystery Of Love Is Greater Than The Mystery Of Death 2LP (Marbled Vinyl)
Jackie Leven The Mystery Of Love Is Greater Than The Mystery Of Death 2LP (Marbled Vinyl)
Genre: Pop Rock
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Jackie Leven The Mystery Of Love Is Greater Than The Mystery Of Death 2LP (Marbled Vinyl)

Jackie Leven

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SKU:
CVLP064
UPC:
711297106411

Coming January 14, 2022 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

1994 Masterpiece On Double LP!
First Time On Vinyl In Nearly 30 Years!
Pressed On Marbled Color Vinyl!

Jackie Leven is celebrated as one of the world's most prolific and accomplished singer songwriters. His recordings encompassed everything from folk to Celtic soul, driving rock to lyrical ballads. He passed away 10 years ago this November but the legend of this uniquely talented artist grows every year as more and more people discover and celebrate his remarkable catalog of recordings.

2021 is a massive year for Jackie Leven, as there are 3 unique physical and digital releases, numerous new edits and tribute recordings, a new website and social media channels, best of and themed playlists and an extensive PR campaign backed up by extensive digital advertising.

The Mystery of Love (Is Greater Than the Mystery of Death) is arguably Leven's most celebrated album, originally released in 1994 on Cooking Vinyl. November will mark its first ever repress on beautiful double marbled vinyl, with new special gatefold packaging.

Jackie Leven's The Mystery of Love Is Greater Than the Mystery of Death is one of those special releases that intrigues and puzzles on first listen, while laying new circuitry in your subconscious that draws you inexorably back for more. There is absolutely no premeditated 'format' to relate this to, nor adequate words to convey this disc's mesmerizing content. On one level, it's all over the place, ranging from Celtic mysticism to Bacharach-David crooning, from atmospheric whispers to Big Country-ish epic statements, from traditional folk instrumentation to lush strings. But it still works as a whole, linked in a loosely thematic way by thoughtful poetry fragments intoned by collaborator Robert Bly (the Waterboys' Mike Scott also guests on the sessions). Leven's deep, reverb-laden vocals (he sang, in the early '80s with obscure new wave band Doll by Doll) reminds one in places of another brilliant, enigmatic British performer, Scott Walker.
-Roch Parisien, AllMusic.com, 4/5 stars

Features

  • First Time on Vinyl Since 1994
  • Double Vinyl LP
  • Marbled Vinyl
  • Special Gatefold Packaging

Selections

LP1

  1. Clay Jug
  2. Shadow In My Eyes
  3. Call Mother A Lonely Field
  4. The Crazy Song
  5. Farm Boy
  6. The Garden

LP2

  1. Snow In Central Park
  2. Looking For Love
  3. Heartsick Land
  4. Gylen Gylen
  5. I Say A Little Prayer
  6. The Bars Of Dundee
Description

Coming January 14, 2022 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

1994 Masterpiece On Double LP!
First Time On Vinyl In Nearly 30 Years!
Pressed On Marbled Color Vinyl!

Jackie Leven is celebrated as one of the world's most prolific and accomplished singer songwriters. His recordings encompassed everything from folk to Celtic soul, driving rock to lyrical ballads. He passed away 10 years ago this November but the legend of this uniquely talented artist grows every year as more and more people discover and celebrate his remarkable catalog of recordings.

2021 is a massive year for Jackie Leven, as there are 3 unique physical and digital releases, numerous new edits and tribute recordings, a new website and social media channels, best of and themed playlists and an extensive PR campaign backed up by extensive digital advertising.

The Mystery of Love (Is Greater Than the Mystery of Death) is arguably Leven's most celebrated album, originally released in 1994 on Cooking Vinyl. November will mark its first ever repress on beautiful double marbled vinyl, with new special gatefold packaging.

Jackie Leven's The Mystery of Love Is Greater Than the Mystery of Death is one of those special releases that intrigues and puzzles on first listen, while laying new circuitry in your subconscious that draws you inexorably back for more. There is absolutely no premeditated 'format' to relate this to, nor adequate words to convey this disc's mesmerizing content. On one level, it's all over the place, ranging from Celtic mysticism to Bacharach-David crooning, from atmospheric whispers to Big Country-ish epic statements, from traditional folk instrumentation to lush strings. But it still works as a whole, linked in a loosely thematic way by thoughtful poetry fragments intoned by collaborator Robert Bly (the Waterboys' Mike Scott also guests on the sessions). Leven's deep, reverb-laden vocals (he sang, in the early '80s with obscure new wave band Doll by Doll) reminds one in places of another brilliant, enigmatic British performer, Scott Walker.
-Roch Parisien, AllMusic.com, 4/5 stars

Features

  • First Time on Vinyl Since 1994
  • Double Vinyl LP
  • Marbled Vinyl
  • Special Gatefold Packaging

Selections

LP1

  1. Clay Jug
  2. Shadow In My Eyes
  3. Call Mother A Lonely Field
  4. The Crazy Song
  5. Farm Boy
  6. The Garden

LP2

  1. Snow In Central Park
  2. Looking For Love
  3. Heartsick Land
  4. Gylen Gylen
  5. I Say A Little Prayer
  6. The Bars Of Dundee
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Jackie Leven
Title
The Mystery Of Love Is Greater Than The Mystery Of Death
Composer
Additional Artists
Robert Bly, Mike Scott, James Hallawell
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-16-2021
Release Date
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Preorder
Format
Vinyl
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