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Lowlife | Diminuendo + Singles

LTM presents a newly remastered 2022 edition of Diminuendo, the second album by cult Scottish cold wave band Lowlife, who released a string of acclaimed albums between 1985 and 1995.
Lowlife were formed in Grangemouth in 1985 when original Cocteau Twins bassist Will Heggie joined forces with former Dead Neighbours members Craig Lorentsen, Grant McDowell and Stuart Everest. Their morose, gothic dreampop and immaculate angst would often be compared to Joy Division, Bauhaus Comsat Angels and – yes - the Cocteau Twins, yet the band received widespread acclaim over the course of six albums released through indie label Nightshift: Rain (1985), Permanent Sleep (1986), Diminuendo (1987), Godhead (1989), The Black Sessions (1988), San Antorium (1991) and Gush (1995).
Newly remastered by Peter Beckmann at TechnologyWorks in 2022, Diminuendo + Singles combines all 9 tracks from the original 1987 album with 6 bonus tracks taken from non-album singles and EPs Hollow Gut, Vain Delights and Swirl It Swings. 74 minutes of music, with liner notes by journalist and former manager Brian Guthrie as well as photos and ephemera.

| tracklist
01 A Sullen Sky
02 Big Uncle Ugliness
03 Ragged Rise To Tumbledown
04 From Side To Side
05 Off Pale Yellow
06 Tongue Tied And Twisted
07 Licking One's Wounds
08 Wonders Will Never Cease
09 Given To Dreaming
10 Hollow Gut
11 Permanent Sleep (Steel Mix)
12 Eternity Road (12" version)
13 Swing
14 Colours Blue
15 Ramafied


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