The Splendour Of Fear
1984/2018 reissue !

The Splendour Of Fear

Felt

€ 29,95
  • LP
Label
Cherry Red
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Description

The Splendour of Fear is the second album by English alternative rock band Felt, released in 1984. It is a largely instrumental album based around long guitar passages inspired by classical guitar music, with only tracks 2 and 5 having any lyrics.

The cover art is taken from the poster for the 1966 Andy Warhol/Paul Morrissey film Chelsea Girls, designed by Alan Aldridge. According to Lawrence, he had discovered the image in a library book without knowing who the artist actually was, having assumed it was Warhol himself. Aldridge never approached the band for using it without his permission.

Tracklist

A

  • 1.Red Indians
  • 2.The World Is As Soft As Lace
  • 3.The Optimist And The Poet

B

  • 1.Mexican Bandits
  • 2.The Stagnant Pool
  • 3.A Preacher In New England

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