Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling (2xLP)

Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling (2xLP)
Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling (2xLP)
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
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Label (Code): Wall Of Sound (WOS040DLP)
Special Attributes: Gatefold cover
Release Date: 2013 (2008)
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"... At first, it's tempting to want all of The Hawk Is Howling to be as obviously powerful as its biggest tracks, but with time it reveals itself as one of Mogwai's most masterful blends of delicacy and strength..." (

"...With each album, Mogwai discovers new ways of balancing the power and subtlety of their music. On The Hawk Is Howling, the band returns to its roots, working with producer Andy Miller for the first time in a decade and delivering its first set of completely instrumental songs in several albums' time. This is the most massive Mogwai's music has felt in quite awhile -- and for a band that turns in expansive pieces as regularly as they do, that's saying something. "I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead" opens the album with shades of Mr. Beast's sparkling beauty, but it uses every second of its nearly seven minutes to more climactic effect than the previous album's subdued approach: beginning with intertwining pianos and keyboards, it teeters on the edge between beautiful and ominous, ratcheting up the tension until the song finally dies out with a violin that bleeds into feedback" (Read More:

Track List

A1 I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead        
A2 Batcat        
A3 Danphe And The Brain        

B1 Local Authority        
B2 The Sun Smells Too Loud        
B3 Kings Meadow        

C1 I Love You, I'm Going To Blow Up Your School        
C2 Scotland's Shame        

D1 Thank You Space Expert        
D2 The Precipice 

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