Various Artists : Ghosts Of Christmas Past

CD [Cover Art for Various Artists / Ghosts Of Christmas Past] Your Price: $20.56
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Sell date: 11/2007
Label: Ltm
Mfg's Catalog#: 2426
CDC Part#: 1101987
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 Notes & Reviews
 
22 tracks. LTM is proud to announce the first complete CD release of the classic compilation album Ghosts of Christmas Past, first released on chic Belgian indie label Les Disques du Crepuscule in 1981. Originally released as on 2 December 1981, Ghosts of Christmas Past (Chantons Noel) featured 13 exclusive festive tracks from the international avant garde and new wave, as well as the celebrated Factory Records and Postcard rosters. Then, as now, the contributing artists include the Durutti Column, Aztec Camera, Paul Haig, Tuxedomoon, Wim Mertens, Cabaret Voltaire, Michael Nyman, the Names, Thick Pigeon and Simon Topping of a Certain Ratio. The original album now features nine bonus tracks drawn from later editions of the album released between 1982 and 1986. These include seasonal contributions from the Pale Fountains, Antena, the French Impressionists, Winston Tong and the Arcadians (aka French pop polymath Louis Philippe), as well as extra tracks from Paul Haig and the Durutti Column. The booklet features original artwork by Benoit Hennebert and Jean-Francois Octave, as well as a facsimile of the insert featuring Christmas postcards, and detailed liner notes. The original 'bauble' cover art by Hennebert is widely recognised as one of his finest designs. This new CD edition has been digitally remastered from the original master tapes, and features 74 minutes of material. Most of the featured tracks remain unavailable elsewhere. The CD follows on the great success of our 2006 re-release of the 1980 Crepuscule compilation from Brussels with Love. TRACKLIST: aztec camera, hot club of christ the names, Tokyo twilight paul haig, christiana the swinging buildings, praying for a cheaper christmas white birds, possessed by the stars the durutti column, one christmas for your thoughts tuxedomoon, weinachtrap simon topping, peep show international thick pigeon, silhouettes michael nyman, cream or christians magazzini criminali, Honolulu 25 dicembre 1990 the French impressionists, santa baby the pale fountains, benoit's christmas antena, noelle a hawai winston tong, the twelve days of christmas hillcrest club, breakfast at Christmas the arcadians, write your letter mikado, message de noel paul haig, Scottish christmas the durutti column, snowflakes.

 
 Tracks
 
Hot Clube of Christ - Aztec Camera
Tokyo Twilight
Christiana - Paul Haig
Praying for a Cheaper Christmas
Possessed by the Stars - White Birds & Lemons
One Christmas for Your Thoughts - the Durutti Column
Weinachtrap - Tuxedomoon
Peep Show International - Simon Topping
Silhouettes - Thick Pigeon
Cream Or Christians - Michael Nyman
Honolulu 25 Dicembre 1990
Santa Baby - the French Impressionists
Benoit's Christmas - Pale Fountains
Noelle a Hawai
Twelve Days of Christmas - Winston Tong
Breakfast at Christmas
Write Your Letter
Message De Noel
Scottish Christmas - Paul Haig
Snowflakes - the Durutti Column