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Music for the Age of Miracles (Deluxe Version)

by The Clientele

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Lunar Days 04:13
The Circus 03:57


released September 22, 2017

All songs by Alasdair MacLean and The Clientele, except * by Mark Keen
‘Falling Asleep’ words adapted from the poem by Siegfried Sassoon

Strings and brass arranged and conducted by Anthony Harmer
Supplementary arrangements by Mark Keen and Alasdair MacLean
Scored by Chris Taylor
Trumpet solo on ‘Everything You See Tonight Is Different From Itself’ by Leon Beckenham
Recorded at Bark Studio, Tin Room Studios and Outcast Studios, London, by Brian O’Shaughnessy, Shuta Shinoda and Anthony Harmer
Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice
Design by Daniel Murphy
Cover painting: The Battersea Park Tragedy (1974) by Carel Weight. By permission of Bridgeman Images.

Alasdair MacLean: guitars, vocals, tapes
Anthony Harmer: santur, guitars, saz, vocals, piano, keyboards, percussion and beats
James Hornsey: bass
Mark Keen: drums, piano, percussion


Barbara Bartz: violin
Leon Beckenham: trumpet
Freddie Bois: trumpet
Joyce Efia Harmer: descant recorder
Anne Gray: tenor recorder
Mary Lattimore: harp
Sebastian Millett: cello
Lupe Núñez-Fernández: vocals
Dave Oxley: French horn
All music ℗ and © The Clientele
All songs published by Tapete Songs
The Clientele use Acid Fuzz guitar pedals

‘Here, among the waning, be, in the realm of decline
be a ringing glass that shivers even as it rings’
—Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus


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Instantly identifiable, The Clientele sound like no one else, although they are cited as an influence by bands as diverse as Spoon and the Fleet Foxes. It’s been said that the greatest bands always create their own individual sound; The Clientele have gone one further and created their own world. ... more

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