Erasure have just released their much anticipated new studio album Snow Globe – a collection of original compositions and seasonal classics. The album will be preceded by its first single, Gaudete, Erasure’s distinctive take on the Medieval Latin carol, which was also a folk hit for Steeleye Span in 1973. I haven’t actually heard him sing better,’ says Vince of Andy stepping back into the booth. I found my inner choirboy again,’ says Andy. I thought I’d lost him but he was there all along
Snow Globe is the fifteenth studio album by English synthpop duo Erasure. The album was released through Mute Records on 11 November 2013 in the UK, and 12 November 2013 in North America The band purposely went with a "stripped-down" and "eerie" feel to many of the tracks. Clarke has stated, "Everything about Christmas has been written already .
A snow globe (also called a waterglobe, snowstorm, or snowdome) is a transparent sphere, traditionally made of glass, enclosing a miniaturized scene of some sort, often together with a model of a town, landscape or figure. The sphere also encloses the water in the globe; the water serves as the medium through which the "snow" falls. To activate the snow, the globe is shaken to churn up the white particles.
Snow Globe is a combination of original Erasure songs and Christmas cover songs. Unlike the bells and whistles, glitter and tinsel sets that crowd the market come Christmas-time, Snow Globe is possessed of something more in the wistfully, strangely subdued celebratory mould of recent seasonal albums by Tracey Thorn and Kate Bush. Renews automatically. Sample this album Artist (Sample). First of all, calling it a Christmas album is a bit of misnomer. It's more like a winter's tale, of which Christmas is obviously a part.
Snow Globe Tracklist.
Erasure premieres its holiday release "Snow Globe" at USA TODAY. The duo is best-known in the . for '80s synth-pop hits "A Little Respect" and "Chains of Love". Animators who worked on "The Nightmare Before Christmas" created the music video for "Gaudete".
So says Clarke of Erasure's "Snow Globe," which arrives Nov. 11 on Mute, the act's 27-year label partner. The album contains new original songs with a seasonal twist, while also giving Erasure vocalist Andy Bell the highly fitting opportunity to croon Christmas classics like "Silent Night" and "White Christmas" with Clarke's new, unusually stripped-down and eerie arrangements
|Bells Of Love (Isabelle's Of Love)||3:59|
|Make It Wonderful||3:34|
|The Christmas Song||2:26|
|Blood On The Snow||3:43|
|There'll Be No Tomorrow!||3:39|
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