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Format: CD
Artist: Various Artists
CatNo: TWI158CD
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Various Artists Ghosts Of Christmas Past Remake 2CD
An expanded double disc edition of the celebrated Christmas album from Les Disques du Crépuscule, first issued in December 1981 as TWI 058.
"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection" (Pindar)
Sometimes witty, sometimes melancholic, Ghosts of Christmas Past features exclusive festive tracks by Crépuscule and Factory luminaries such as Tuxedomoon, Durutti Column, Paul Haig, Antena, Mikado, Thick Pigeon, Pale Fountains and The Names, along with special guests including Michael Nyman, Aztec Camera, Deux Filles, Gavin Bryars, Virna Lindt and New Order (as B Music).
For the 2015 double CD edition these vintage classic are joined by newer tracks from Section 25, Marsheaux, Blaine L. Reininger, The Wake, Miranda Dali and Ultramarine.
Cover art by Jean-François Octave. Remastered 2CD set in six panel digipack.
1. Section 25 - Jesus Sweetly Sleeps
2. Miranda Dali - Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
3. The Wake - Jesus From the Block
4. Marsheaux - We Met Bernard Sumner at a Christmas Party
5. Ultramarine - Winter Circle
6. Isolation Ward - Lamina Christus
7. Thick Pigeon - Jingle Bell Rock
8. Aztec Camera - Hot Club of Christ
9. Paul Haig - Scottish Christmas
10. B Music - Rocking Carol
11. Tuxedomoon - Weinachtrap
12. Virna Lindt - Festivo
13. Blaine L. Reininger - Jingle Hell
14. Blaine L. Reininger - Silent Blight
15. Blaine L. Reininger - Xmas Blooz
16. The Durutti Column - Snowflakes
17. Monks in the Snow - A Theme for This Special Evening
1. Hillcrest Club - Breakfast at Christmas
2. Paul Haig - Christiana
3. The Names - Tokyo Twilight
4. The Durutti Column - One Christmas for Your Thoughts
5. White Birds - Possessed by the Stars
6. The Swinging Buildings - Praying for a Cheaper Christmas
7. B Music - Ode to Joy
8. Antena - Noelle à Hawai
9. The Pale Fountains - Benoît's Christmas
10. The French Impressionists - Santa Baby
11. Simon Topping - Peep Show International
12. Thick Pigeon - Silhouettes
13. Deux Filles - The Snow Falls and the Village Is...
14. Mikado - Message de Noel
15. Winston Tong - The Twelve Days of Christmas
16. The Arcadians - Write Your Letter
17. Michael Nyman - Cream Or Christians
18. Magazzini Criminali - Honolulu 25 Dicembre 1990