Saturday, March 19, 2016

Paul Roland - Burnt Orchids (1985)


Fatalistic, folk-inflected, darkly political new wave. Lands in a perfect sweet-spot between morbid post-punk (think The Sound), atmospheric new wave (think The Church), and even some of the more accessible neofolk (think Rome.)

Track listing:
1. Death Or Glory
2. Burnt Orchids
3. The Puppet Master
4. Captain Blood
5. Cairo
6. Green Glass Violins
7. Funhouse
8. Ghost Ships
9. Dr. Strange [bonus]
10. Madelaine (Remix) [bonus]
11. Berlin [bonus]

To the valley of the kings

You'll probably also enjoy:
Simple Minds - Real to Real Cacophony (1979)
Urban Verbs - Urban Verbs (1980)

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    1. Not really sure about specifics. How 'bout giving it a listen?

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  2. thanks for this album :) I'm a follower of paul roland :)

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