Label: PIAS - MR 375-2,Ukrainian Records - MR 375-2,Moon Records - MR 375-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Ukraine • Genre: Electronic • Style: Leftfield, Downtempo
Statues is the fourth Cannot Contain This - Moloko - Statues final studio album by English-Irish electronic music duo Moloko. It was released on 3 Armando Trovaioli - Rugantino by The Echo Label.
Statues is composed of material which describes the various emotional milestones in a romantic relationship, or rather as it comes apart. Moloko toured Europe extensively to promote the album and disbanded shortly thereafter.
I wish I could forget it". The song "Statues" implies isolation in the absence of a distant or departed lover "If all the statues in the world would turn to flesh [ With its evident theme of dissolving romance, Statues launched a debate among fans as to whether the songs were about the end of Brydon and Murphy's romantic relationship.
The song is elaborately arranged with hints of both Latin and Irish folk music. Brydon's lyrical bass guitar playing can be heard trailing Murphy's lead vocal in the song's bridge. It has a lyrical yet simple, winding acoustic guitar line which echoes Cannot Contain This - Moloko - Statues the bass line and plaintive lyrics such Misirlou - The Hot Doggers - Surfin USA "Can't imagine where you are, you are all I've ever seen".
We all felt it should be allowed to be what it is. Non-album tracks Another track appearing to be from this period, initially titled "Emotional Bankruptcy", was retitled "Bankrupt Emotionally" for its appearance on the greatest hits collection Catalogue. In contrast to the tragic view of love on Statuesthe song "Take My Hand", a relatively upbeat love song, was an outtake. The song had a prominent brass scoring, jazz-funk Latin Tropical (Short Version) - Santana - Collection line Variation IV: Andante Grazioso - Sol Gabetta - Tchaikovsky Saint-Saëns Ginastera wistful piano, as well as a confident multi-tracked delivery by Murphy that displays her extraordinary vocal technique.
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