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One + One By One

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Release Date:
25-09-2020
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Packaging:
Digipak
Catalog Number:
CRAM1521
One + One By One
One + One By One

Description

This reissue combines post-punk band Minimal Compacts first two releases.

'One', Minimal Compact's debut mini-album, was recorded and released in 1981. The band was a trio at the time, consisting of Samy Birnbach, Berry Sakharof and Malka Spigel, with the assistance of various other musicians. The opening track, the emblematic Statik Dancin', soon became a classic and this mini-album immediately put Minimal Compact on the map.

'One By One' was the first full-length album by the band, who had become a quartet with the adjunction of drummer Max Franken. Recorded in 1982, the bands sound of that period is best exemplified by a song like Babylonian Tower, with its driving rhythm, funky guitar, apocalyptical lyrics and Middle-Eastern flavouring.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Statik Dancin'
  3. Creation Is Perfect (I Am A Camera)
  4. Ready-Made Diary
  5. To Get Inside
  6. Happy Babouge
  7. Invocation (For Things To Come)
  8. Cold Life
  9. Take Me Away
  10. It Takes A Lifetime
  11. Disguise
  12. Babylonian Tower
  13. Orkha Bamidbar (The Wandering Song)
  14. Head Section
  15. Morpheus Secrets
  16. Ships
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