Death Of Lovers - Buried Under A World Of Roses (Ltd Col. 12")

Death Of Lovers - Buried Under A World Of Roses (Ltd Col. 12")
Death Of Lovers - Buried Under A World Of Roses (Ltd Col. 12")
Format: Vinyl (12") 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Deathwish Inc. ‎(DW155)
Special Attributes: 12" EP, 45 RPM, Transparent Gold, First press, limited to 1006 copies.
Release Date: 2014
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"...Nick Bassett of Whirr (formerly Deafheaven) and Domenic Palermo (Nothing) formed a new side project called Death Of Lovers whilst touring together last year. It’s a mix of post punk, coldwave and fuzz pedals that’s unashamedly dark. Time to break out the black nail polish!..." (

"...From the start, the quartet have clearly been influenced by the likes The Cure and Joy Division resulting in 'Cold Heaven' setting the band’s haunting and swirling style straight away. As vocalist/guitarist Domenic Palermo cries out "Who played this joke on us?", his words are met with a crash of bombastic drums and shimmering guitars which somewhat leave you wanting more. Shaken' is equally as haunting with its slow synth keys and simple, plodding drum beat complimenting Palermo’s laid back, atmospheric vocals. Its a strangely compelling combination that leaves you in a daze. However compared to the other tracks found on here, 'Shaken' comes off as the weakest. The title track sees the band at their most dynamic, with the 80’s goth sound being an influence once again. 'Buried Under A World Of Roses' ebbs and flows between the verse and chorus, with buried drum work allowing the band’s synths and guitars to take centre stage throughout. The end result is the EP’s most melodic and brightest point. The concluding 'The Blue of Noon' sums up what Death of Lovers are about. With its subdue and fractured tone along with its plodding tempo, the track is hauntingly yet beautifully compelling..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Cold Heaven     
A2 Shaken
B1 Buried Under A World Of Roses     
B2 The Blue Of Noon

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