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Turn Loose the Swans

My Dying Bride

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 1993
Catalog ID:
VILE 39CD
Label:
Peaceville Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 88%)
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Band members
Aaron Vocals
Rick Drums
Martin Violin, Keyboards
Ade Bass
Calvin Guitars
Andrew Guitars
Guest/Session
Zena Vocals (on "Black God")
Miscellaneous staff
Andrew Layout
Noel Summerville Mastering
Mags Engineering, Producer
Aaron Cover art, Layout, Photography
Aaron Vocals
Rick Drums
Martin Violin, Keyboards
Ade Bass
Calvin Guitars
Andrew Guitars
Zena Vocals (on "Black God")
Andrew Layout
Noel Summerville Mastering
Mags Engineering, Producer
Aaron Cover art, Layout, Photography
Read I died for that moment, one... 100% GardensofGrief August 22nd, 2013
Read Turn Loose the Swans 87% Noctir October 12th, 2012
Read Funereal Masterpiece 97% FantomLord17 April 21st, 2012
Read A Dark and Elegant Masterpiece 100% chaos_aquarium July 5th, 2009
Read No. 54% Lunar_Strain March 25th, 2009
Read Pretty solid doom/death... 77% caspian April 23rd, 2008
Read Turn Loose The Swans 91% torn May 1st, 2005
Read Beautiful and dark. 92% BabySchraiberJesus October 11th, 2003
Read "Dark beauty and cold power" 91% Voice_of_Unreason June 13th, 2003

Originally released as a jewel case CD, gatefold 2LP and cassette, with slightly different artwork, designed by Aaron.

Reissued in 1997 as a (single) picture disc, limited to 500 copies.

Reissued in 2001 as a slipcase CD.

Digipak reissue in 2003, with bonus tracks:
"Le cerf malade"
"Transcending (Into the Exquisite)"
"Your Shameful Heaven (Live)"

An advance promotional limited edition came with the CD in a slim case, in a black velvet bag embroidered with the band's logo.

Re-released on November 11th 2013, as a special 2CD edition, marking 20 years since its original release. Includes a new commentary disc with core members vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe and guitarist Andrew Craighan discussing their memories of the album session and compositions as the music plays in the background.
Also contains an expanded booklet with additional previously unseen artwork from the time, plus liner notes from the band.

Released also on tape (VILE E 39 MC).

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Academy Studios in West Yorkshire, UK, in June and July 1993.
Mastered at Transfermation, London.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 501655503920

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