MEW - AND THE GLASS HANDED KITES - 15TH ANNIVERSARY EXPANDED EDITION

MEW

AND THE GLASS HANDED KITES (EXPANDED)

2LP
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12P

And the Glass Handed Kites is the fourth album by Danish quartet Mew and marked a highlight in their career. It has won several music prizes in Denmark, including four Danish Music Awards. Gaffa named And the Glass Handed Kites the best Danish album of 2005. Mew also won the 2005 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Danish Act. Pitchfork Media ranked the single "The Zookeeper's Boy" #92 on its list of top 100 tracks of 2006.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Including an extensive 12-page booklet with unseen pictures and liner notes by Michael Beinhorn
  • Hype-sticker
  • The original 2005 album including the singles "Apocalypso", "Special", "Why Are You Looking Grave?" and "The Zookeeper's Boy"
  • 10 Bonus tracks, including “Why Are You Looking Grave? (Mogwai remix)”, “Drown”, “Dark Design (red version)”, the unreleased song “Wherefore Are You Not There?” and many more
  • Album will be released on 2-LP and 2-CD
  • To celebrate the 15th anniversary of 'And The Glass Handed Kites' Mew will be playing a series of live shows in 2020 throughout Europe and the USA
  • Limited 15th anniversary expanded edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on black & white marbled vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVLP2561Format : 2 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2020-06-20
Barcode : 8719262012295Sleeve : GatefoldOriginal Release : 2020 

Side A

1. Circuitry Of The Wolf
2. Chinaberry Tree
3. Why Are You Looking Grave?
4. Fox Cub
5. Apocalypso
6. Special
7. The Zookeeper's Boy
8. A Dark Design

Side B

1. Saviours Of Jazz Ballet (Fear Me, December)
2. An Envoy To The Open Fields
3. Small Ambulance
4. The Seething Rain Weeps For You (Uda Pruda)
5. White Lips Kissed
6. Louise Louisa

Side C

1. Drown
2. Animals Of Many Kinds
3. Like Chaser
4. 白い唇はキスをした (White Lips Kissed with Japanese lyrics)
5. Dark Design (Red Version)

Side D

1. Killer
2. Forever And Ever
3. Wherefore Are You Not There
4. Apocalypso (Waltz Version)
5. Why Are You Looking Grave (Mogwai Remix)

And the Glass Handed Kites is the fourth album by Danish quartet Mew and marked a highlight in their career. It has won several music prizes in Denmark, including four Danish Music Awards. Gaffa named And the Glass Handed Kites the best Danish album of 2005. Mew also won the 2005 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Danish Act. Pitchfork Media ranked the single "The Zookeeper's Boy" #92 on its list of top 100 tracks of 2006.

We celebrate the 15th anniversary of And the Glass Handed Kites by releasing a special limited and expanded edition on vinyl, accompanied by a 2-CD set. Both the 2-LP and 2-CD contains 10 bonus tracks, including the Mogwai remix of “Why Are You Looking Grave”, “Dark Design (red version)”, “Animals Of Many Kinds”,  the unreleased song “Wherefore Are You Not There”, and many more.

Mew will be playing a series of live shows in 2020. These shows will feature music from the album, some rarely heard B-Sides and more from our entire catalog. The first round of shows will be in London, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo & Tromsø.

Available as a limited 15th anniversary expanded edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on black & white marbled vinyl. The package includes an extensive 12-page booklet with unseen pictures and liner notes.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Including an extensive 12-page booklet with unseen pictures and liner notes by Michael Beinhorn
  • Hype-sticker
  • The original 2005 album including the singles "Apocalypso", "Special", "Why Are You Looking Grave?" and "The Zookeeper's Boy"
  • 10 Bonus tracks, including “Why Are You Looking Grave? (Mogwai remix)”, “Drown”, “Dark Design (red version)”, the unreleased song “Wherefore Are You Not There?” and many more
  • Album will be released on 2-LP and 2-CD
  • To celebrate the 15th anniversary of 'And The Glass Handed Kites' Mew will be playing a series of live shows in 2020 throughout Europe and the USA
  • Limited 15th anniversary expanded edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on black & white marbled vinyl

 

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