Available Formats and Editions
Extraordinary Italian band KIRLIAN CAMERA will gradually make their long out of stock albums available again via Dependent. Reissuing will begin with the band's 2004 modern classic "The Invisible Front", which will be released on CD and as a limited edition for the first time on vinyl. The "Invisible Front" of the album title can be understood musically. Well known to be crossing borders, KIRLIAN CAMERA followed a much more electronic course on "The Invisible Front", regardless of any losses. At the same time, the Italians bid farewell to previous influences from Wave and Neo-folk, which was possibly a reaction to counter the political insinuations that the band was confronted with in the late 90s. Moreover, "The Invisible Front" was the first work to be produced and sung almost exclusively by the duo Angelo Bergamini and Elena Alice Fossi - with the exception of the artistically logical collaboration with American performance artist and former SWANS front woman Jarboe on the song 'A Woman's Dreams'. KIRLIAN CAMERA's existential claim to push the musical horizon of their listeners to it's limits and to constantly expand it also led them beyond those invisible frontlines. On "The Invisible Front" one can find melancholic-electronic pop anthems like the amazing 'K-Pax as well as electronic heavenly-voices-compositions ('Dead Zone in the Sky') and offside subversive sound collages of the caliber 'K-Space Y2'. Weird, sinister elements paired with fantastic electronic compositions lead stylistically into a musical borderland between such cult bands as KRAFTWERK and VISAGE. The tracks of KIRLIAN CAMERA often develop into late bloomers after repeated listening. Songs such as 'The Immaterial Children' and 'The Path of Flowers' in their timeless radiance are a testimonial to the lasting quality of the Italians. With it's transcendent and subversive content, the art KIRLIAN CAMERA seeks the extraordinary contrast between the pleasing and the gloomy, the otherworldly and the dreamy and is probably unique in the music world for this very reason. "The point is to develop a certain sound and not to swim in a revitalizing lake. It is about having the ability to move forward, to try to create a timeless style if at all possible. Timeless, therefore always futuristic - that is what is important!" (Angelo Bergamini) "Invisible Front. 2005" will be released via Dependent on October 23rd as an 8-page digipak with 16 page booklet and for the first time as a limited 180g double vinyl in a lavish gatefold cover.