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Dead Can Dance - Three More Classic LPs Reissued
Dead Can Dance : Three More Classic LPs Reissued
14th September 2016

4AD continue to repress all the albums Dead Can Dance released on the label during a fruitful seventeen years together with the next three coming this November in the shape of Garden Of The Arcane Delights (both a double LP and CD so to now include both the band’s John Peel Sessions), Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun and Toward The Within. Full details of each repress can be found below.

Being released on 11th November 2016, you can pre-order using the links below:
Pre-order Garden Of The Arcane Delights on 2xLP here.
Pre-order Garden Of The Arcane Delights on CD here.
Pre-order Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun on LP here.
Pre-order Toward The Within on LP here.
You can pre-order all three LP releases as a discounted bundle here.

With three albums already back in print - Dead Can Dance, Spleen And Ideal and Into The Labyrinth - the remaining represses to come after these are scheduled for release in the first half of 2017.


Dead Can Dance - Garden Of The Arcane Delights / The John Peel Sessions
DAD 3628 / CAD 3628CD

Garden Of The Arcane Delights is the only EP released by Dead Can Dance, coming out in 1984 and acting as a bridge between their first two albums. This new expanded version sees the EP faithfully pressed on to one piece of a vinyl, cut at 45rpm, with a second disc being added, compiling both of the band’s sessions for John Peel, recorded in the same time period. A CD edition is also being manufactured.

Garden Of The Arcane Delights
A1. Carnival Of Light
A2. In Power We Entrust The Love Advocated
B1. The Arcane
B2. Flowers Of The Sea

The John Peel Sessions
C1. Instrumental (1983 Peel Session)
C2. Labour Of Love (1983 Peel Session)
C3. Ocean (1983 Peel Session)
C4. Threshold (1983 Peel Session)
D1. Flowers Of The Sea (1984 Peel Session)
D2. Penumbra (1984 Peel Session)
D3. Panacea (1984 Peel Session)
D4. Carnival Of Light (1984 Peel Session)

Dead Can Dance - Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun
CAD 3629

With Dead Can Dance now firmly centred round the core of Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, they released their third album Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun in the Summer of 1987, showing both a continued maturity in their sound and rise in their popularity. Recorded during an intense period of musical and personal growth for the band, the album’s eight songs are split equally between the duo with the first half being sung by Brendan and the second Lisa.

Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun
A1. Anywhere Out Of The World
A2. Windfall
A3. In The Wake Of Adversity
A4. Xavier
B1. Dawn Of The Iconoclast
B2. Cantara
B3. Summoning Of The Muse
B4. Persephone (The Gathering Of Flowers)

Dead Can Dance - Toward The Within
DAD 3627

Released in October 1994 and out of print on vinyl ever since, Toward The Within was an audio and video document of the 1993 sell-out Dead Can Dance World tour. Recorded at the Mayfair Theater in Santa Monica, California, it marked one of the final performances at the historic theatre as it later suffered major structural damage in an earthquake in 1994. Despite being a live recording, Toward The Within included twelve previously unrecorded tracks as well as material from their six previous studio albums.

Toward The Within
A1. Rakim
A2. Persian Love Song
A3. Desert Song
A4. Yulunga (Spirit Dance)
B1. Piece For Solo Flute
B2. The Wind That Shakes The Barley
B3. I Am Stretched On Your Grave
C1. I Can See Now
C2. American Dreaming
C3. Cantara
C4. Oman
D1. Song Of The Sibyl
D2. Tristan
D3. Sanvean
D4. Don’t Fade Away