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Hired History Plus Fiat Lux


Barcode: 5013929174238

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 19th April 2019

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  • Description

    This 2CD collection brings together the entire recorded output of synth-pop pioneers, Fiat Lux during the 1980s. The original 'Hired History' album - and indeed all of the bonus tracks - appear here on CD for the very first time. Disc one features the band's commercially released tracks including their debut single for Cocteau Records and the five released by Polydor Records in a period spanning 1982-85. Disc two features the lost and previously unreleased second album 'Ark of Embers' as the band originally intended it when it was made with producer, Hugh Jones.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Secrets Fiat Lux
    Track 2 Photography Fiat Lux
    Track 3 Blue Emotion (12" Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 4 Comfortable Life Fiat Lux
    Track 5 Sleepless Nightmare (12" Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 6 Aqua Vitae Fiat Lux
    Track 7 Feels Like Winter Again Fiat Lux
    Track 8 This Illness Fiat Lux
    Track 9 Photography (Unreleased Bill Nelson Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 10 Comfortable Life (Unreleased Bill Nelson 12" Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 11 House of Thorns Fiat Lux
    Track 12 Sleepless Nightmare Fiat Lux
    Track 13 Three's Company Fiat Lux
    Track 14 House of Thorns (12" Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 15 Solitary Lovers (12" Version) Fiat Lux
    Track 16 No More Proud (Proud Mix) Fiat Lux
    Track 17 No More Proud (Dub Mix) Fiat Lux
    Track 18 Sally Free and Easy Fiat Lux

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 The Moment Fiat Lux
    Track 2 Breaking the Boundary Fiat Lux
    Track 3 Blue Emotion Fiat Lux
    Track 4 Embers Fiat Lux
    Track 5 No More Proud Fiat Lux
    Track 6 Photography Fiat Lux
    Track 7 Splurge Fiat Lux
    Track 8 Secrets Fiat Lux
    Track 9 Aqua Vitae Fiat Lux
    Track 10 In the Heat of the Night Fiat Lux
    Track 11 Solitary Lovers Fiat Lux
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 2 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album
    Label Cherry Red
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