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Brian Eno with Kevin Shields (MBV)

The Weight Of History / Only Once Away My Son (RSD18)

Opal



record store day exclusive 2018 - 12"

Released: 21st Apr 2018

out of stock


2-track double A side 12".

"The unexpected, fully welcome, and deliriously successful pairing of professional ex-glam sound genius Brian Eno and his new sidekick, My Bloody Valentine noise sculptor Kevin Shields. Begging to be listened to on noise-canceling headphones or very, very loud speakers, the duo blast off with a drum track that is instantly, almost comically subsumed into a nine-minute sound-cleanse of bells, drones, and a soaring rocket flare that may be a guitar. Ambient but hardly static, its tones and textures return throughout, as if tracing long and inaudibly developing melodies. Not immediately identifiable as either Eno or Shields’ work, a rich, enveloping piece of music" - Pitchfork.

The Weight Of History / Only Once Away My Son (RSD18)

Tracklist

  1. The Weight Of History
  2. Only Once Away My Son