CABARET VOLTAIRE - The Crackdown (2022 Reissue) - LP - Grey Vinyl
CABARET VOLTAIRE - The Crackdown (2022 Reissue) - LP - Grey Vinyl

CABARET VOLTAIRE - The Crackdown (2022 Reissue) - LP - Grey Vinyl

€27.99
Label: MUTE SKU: 19473 Catalogue ID: LCABS22 Format: Vinyl
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CABARET VOLTAIRE - The Crackdown (2022 Reissue) - LP - Grey Vinyl

CABARET VOLTAIRE - The Crackdown (2022 Reissue) - LP - Grey Vinyl

€27.99

 

LP - Limited Edition Grey Vinyl. Includes download code.

Cabaret Voltaire’s ‘The Crackdown’, as originally remastered in 2013, now reissued on Grey vinyl. Initially released in 1983, ‘The Crackdown’ was the band’s fourth album, and first after the exit of founding member Chris Watson. The album fuses their earlier experimental records with the electronic dance-funk sound that would become more prominent within their subsequent releases and includes the magnificent haunting single ‘Just Fascination’.

The significance of ‘The Crackdown’ has grown over the decades, also enlisted in NME’s best albums of 1983. Cabaret Voltaire were very much ahead of their time, harmonising dance music, techno, dub, house and experimental electronics, making them, without a doubt, one of the most influential acts in electronic music.

“…true, unflinching pioneers of electronic music” – Loud & Quiet

“…The Crackdown alone will serve to change some opinions of the Cabs' tenure in the majors.” - The Quietus

“One of Cabaret Voltaire's strongest albums…” - All Music

This release was agreed with Richard H Kirk prior to his untimely passing and was expected to be available soon after the Shadow of Fear releases had finished, due to vinyl pressing delays it is being released now.

* vinyl image shown is for mock-up purposes only. Actual vinyl colour/shade may differ in appearance on arrival.

Tracklist:

A1. 24-24
A2. In The Shadows
A3. Talking Time
A4. Animation

B1. Over And Over
B2. Just Fascination
B3. Why Kill Time (When You Can Kill Yourself)
B4. Haiti
B5. Crackdown