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The Durutti Column

Without Mercy (2018 reissue)

factory benelux



2lp

Released: 7th Sep 2018

£23.99


4cd

Released: 7th Sep 2018

£19.99


In 1983, Durutti Column mentor/manager Tony Wilson asked Vini Reilly to abandon fleeting guitar miniatures in favour of a long-form modern classical piece, resulting in this ambitious and enchanting 20-minute instrumental suite.

***cd info: Bonus tracks include the original recordings of ‘Duet’, ‘Estoril a Noite’ and ‘Favourite Descending Intervals’ (all re-worked for this album), as well as companion EP ‘Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say’, collaborations with John Metcalfe, Steven Brown and Benjamin Lew, and two previously unreleased live sets across Discs 3 and 4, recorded at London School of Economics in December 1984 and Oslo in December 1986.*** ***Vinyl Info: The bonus tracks on Disc 2 include the original recordings of ‘Duet’, ‘Estoril a Noite’ and ‘Favourite Descending Intervals’ (all re-worked for inclusion on this album), as well as companion instrumental ‘All That Love and Maths Can Do’, and 3 extracts from ‘Without Mercy’ recorded live at the London School of Economics in December 1984***

Without Mercy (2018 reissue)

Tracklist

4cd

  1. Without Mercy (Stanzas I-III)
  2. Without Mercy (Stanzas IV-VII)
  3. Without Mercy (Stanza VIII)
  4. Without Mercy (Stanzas IX-XII)
  5. Without Mercy 2
  6. All That Love and Maths Can Do
  7. Snowflakes
  8. Profondeurs des Eaux des Laques
  9. The Sea Wall
  10. Duet
  11. Estoril a Noite
  12. Favourite Descending Intervals
  13. Goodbye
  14. The Room
  15. A Little Mercy
  16. Silence
  17. E.E.
  18. Hello
  19. Paresseuse Aussi Mercy Theme (live Tokyo 1985)
  20. A Little Mercy (live Tokyo 1985)
  21. Estoril A Noite (live Rotterdam 1983)
  22. Favourite Descending Intervals (live Manchester 2011)
  23. Sketch for Summer (live LSE 1984)
  24. Jacqueline (live LSE 1984)
  25. Mercy Theme (live LSE 1984)
  26. A Little Mercy (live LSE 1984)
  27. Pauline (live LSE 1984)
  28. Mercy Dance (live LSE 1984)
  29. E.E. (live LSE 1984)
  30. The Room (live LSE 1984)
  31. Silence (live LSE 1984)
  32. Ornithology (live LSE 1984)
  33. Prayer (live LSE 1984)
  34. The Beggar (live LSE 1984)
  35. The Missing Boy (live LSE 1984)
  36. Friends in Belgium (live LSE 1984)
  37. Mercy Theme (live Oslo 1986)
  38. A Little Mercy (live Oslo 1986)
  39. Pauline (live Oslo 1986)
  40. Mercy Dance (live Oslo 1986)
  41. E.E. (live Oslo 1986)
  42. Silence (live Oslo 1986)
  43. The Room (live Oslo 1986)
  44. Dream of a Child (live Oslo 1986)
  45. Tomorrow (live Oslo 1986)
  46. Blind Elevator Girl (live Oslo 1986)

2LP

  1. Without Mercy I
  2. Without Mercy II
  3. All That Love and Maths Can Do
  4. Duet
  5. Estoril a Noite
  6. Favourite Descending Intervals
  7. A Little Mercy
  8. Mercy Theme (live LSE 1984)
  9. A Little Mercy (live LSE 1984)
  10. Mercy Dance (live LSE 1984)