The Sound - From The Lions Mouth

The Sound - From The Lions Mouth
The Sound - From The Lions Mouth
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): 1972 ‎(if03)
Special Attributes: US LP reissue of the album originally issued by Korova / WEA in 1981.
Release Date: 2012
Artist: The Sound
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"...In an ideal world. From The Lion's Mouth would be as revered as Closer, Boy or Heaven Up Here..." (

"...An assured, relatively loose follow-up to the fraught and frayed Jeopardy, From the Lion's Mouth entrenched the Sound's stature as no mere flash in the pan. It should have shot them directly between spots occupied by the like-minded Joy Division and Echo & the Bunnymen as post-punk legends, but the Fates had something else in mind, and so the quartet took their place right next to touring mates the Comsat Angels in the section marked "Deserved Better." With some semblance of a recording budget, the Sound went into the studio with talented producer Hugh Jones on board to accentuate the band's winning atmospherics. As a result, the sound is fuller, less pungent. And speaking of winning, the snake-charming opener "Winning" is like a dash of cold water in the faces of all the bands that were wallowing and withering away at the weeping well: "I was going to drown/Then I started swimming/I was going down/then I started winning." This, in a sense, exemplifies the point that the Sound were not mopes..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Winning
A2 Sense Of Purpose
A3 Contact The Fact
A4 Skeletons
A5 Judgement

B1 Fatal Flaw
B2 Possession
B3 The Fire
B4 Silent Air
B5 New Dark Age

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