The release turns out to be a four-CD anthology, cataloging their beginnings as a young band, after emerging from the ashes of previous project, Death In The Dark. The set includes their first EP, “The Echoes of Silence”, recorded at Melbourne’s Studio 52 in June 1993, followed by two full-length albums, “In The Shadow of the Angel” (1994) and “Flowers for the Gathering” (1996).
Added as a bonus, and this is a real gem, is “Rarities”, a gathering of rare gems, which includes a variety of mixes, alternate versions, and re-records.
Frontman Chris McCarter and bassist Dino Molinaro began writing songs together as high school students in 1988 already creating an own sound infused with elements of Joy Division, early New Order, and a touch of Death In June.
Here’s what that 4th disc includes:
- Condemnation (7″ Re-Record)
- Under The Watchful Eye (Version 2)
- So Far Away (1994 Re-Record)
- Still Remains (Version 1)
- Still Remains (Version 2)
- Somewhere Else (In Passing)
- Sleepless (Draconian Mix)
- In Trust I Return (Acoustic Version)
- Somewhere Else (Acoustic Version)
- Inbetween (Version 3)
- Your Obsession
- We Walk Alone
- The Awakening
- Behind Closed Doors
- A Hollow Man
- The Disappeared
- The Final Experience
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