Into the Labyrinth

Dead Can Dance - Into the Labyrinth
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Based on 41 ratings
1993 Ratings: #28
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September 13, 1993 / Release Date
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4AD / Label
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Actually my dad introduced me to this album, it's one of his favourites. I guess part of why I like it is the nostalgia factor: he used to listen to it a lot when I was younger. But anyways, I love the whole gloomy, dark atmosphere. And the sound of it is also amazing: rich, detailed, warm. It's like a portal to another dimension, very hypnotic. It has to be said that it's very new age-y, wich I'm usually not a big fan of, but this is the good kind of new age-yness. Check it out, it's an ... read more
Along with the compilation, A Passage In Time I find that I return to this record regularly. So much to love by way of Perry crooners [The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove] and Gerrard's ethereal vocals [The Wind That Shakes the Barley.] My suggestion: A heady mix of modern Classical, Ethnic Fusion and Art Rock make this an essential DCD LP. Please note I am very uncomfortable with the ‘Darkwave” and ‘Neoclassical Darkwave’ tags. Easily found in the '08 remastered form. Local ... read more
01. ★★★★☆ Yulunga
02. ★★★★☆ The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove
03. ★★☆☆☆ The Wind That Shakes The Barley
04. ★★★★★ The Carnival Is Over
05. ★★★☆☆ Ariadne
06. ★★★☆☆ Saldek
07. ★★★☆☆ Towards The Within
08. ★★★★☆ Tell Me About The Forest (You Once Called Home)
09. ★★☆☆☆ The Spider's Stratagem
10. ★★★☆☆ Emmeleia
11. ★★★★★ How Fortunate The Man With None
#1 Yulunga (Spirit Dance)
#4 The Carnival Is Over
#6 Saldek
#7 Towards the Within
#8 Tell Me About the Forest (You Once Called Home)
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Track List

  1. Yulunga (Spirit Dance)
  2. The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove
  3. The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  4. The Carnival Is Over
  5. Ariadne
  6. Saldek
  7. Towards the Within
  8. Tell Me About the Forest (You Once Called Home)
  9. The Spider's Stratagem
  10. Emmeleia
  11. How Fortunate the Man With None
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Added on: November 28, 2012