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Twink And The Technicolour Dream

Sympathy for the Beast – Songs from the Poems of Aleister Crowley (rsd19)

sunbeam records

record store day 2019 - 180g LP, gatefold Sleeve + postcard

Released: 13th Apr 2019

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Sympathy for the Beast', the new album by Twink and the Technicolour Dream, is based on the wonderfully imaginative poetical works of Aleister Crowley, whose natural and intrinsic musical quality Twink and the Technicolour Dream have tried to intensify with their psychedelic musical drive, using sections of the original poems as lyrics for their songs or narrations for their musical backgrounds.

Jon Povey has given a significant contribution to this album as vocalist, composer and keyboard player. In addition, William Breeze, head of the Ordo Templi Orientis, the lodge presided by Crowley through most of his life, has provided the recently discovered manuscript scores of two unpublished songs by Crowley that Twink and the Technicolour Dream are presenting for the first time in their original form (piano + soprano) and a rock version. • First ever release on vinyl- 1000 COPIES FOR THE WORLD. • Pressed with the full involvement of John ‘Twink’ Alder and the Techicolour Dream • Produced by Marco Conti & Fabio Porretti • Recorded and Mastered at Pioneer Studio (Colchester) and Gulliver Master Studio (Rome) between May 2016 and July 2018 • Includes two unpublished tracks ‘Your Grave Grey Eyes’ and ‘Cinnamon Curls’ written by Aleister Crowley and Bernard F. Page, presented in their original score and in a rock arrangement. • Includes postcard of Aleister Crowley’s Mutts on the Mountain painting (c. 1920)

Sympathy for the Beast – Songs from the Poems of Aleister Crowley (rsd19)


  1. The Vampire 6:11
  2. Fragment from Aha 4:33
  3. Your Grave Grey Eyes (rock version) 5:57
  4. Cinnamon Curls (rock version) 3:15
  5. One Star in Sight 5:36
  6. In Manu Dominae (5:49)
  7. Hymn to Pan (7:30)
  8. The Jinn-Vision (4:15)
  9. Fragment from 'The Ship' (3:29)
  10. Your Grave Grey Eyes (original version) (1:32)
  11. Cinnamon Curls (original version) (0:48)
  12. The Poet (2:29)