Television - Marquee Moon

Television - Marquee Moon
Television - Marquee Moon
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Rhino (8122797158)
Special Attributes: 180g Vinyl cut from the original analog masters
Release Date: 11/2012
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"Marquee Moon is a revolutionary album, but it's a subtle, understated revolution. Without question, it is a guitar rock album -- it's astonishing to hear the interplay between Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd -- but it is a guitar rock album unlike any other." (

"...Marquee Moon, Television's debut album, is the most interesting and audacious of this triad, and the most unsettling. Leader Tom Verlaine wrote all the songs, coproduced with Andy Johns, plays lead guitar in a harrowingly mesmerizing stream-of-nightmare style and sings all his verses like an intelligent chicken being strangled: clearly, he dominates this quartet. Television is his vehicle for the portrayal of an arid, despairing sensibility, musically rendered by loud, stark repetitive guitar riffs that build in every one of Marquee Moon's eight songs to nearly out-of-control climaxes. The songs often concern concepts or inanimate objects — "Friction," "Elevation," "Venus" (de Milo, that is) — and when pressed Verlaine even opts for the mechanical over the natural: in the title song, he doesn't think that a movie marquee glows like the moon; he feels that the moon resonates with the same evocative force as a movie marquee..." (Read More:

Track List (Listen the album in Full)

A1 See No Evil         
A2 Venus         
A3 Friction         
A4 Marquee Moon         

B1 Elevation         
B2 Guiding Light         
B3 Prove It        
B4 Torn Curtain  

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