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Description: School of Seven Bells' full-length debut, Alpinisms, is best introduced with a little etymology: Mercurial French author Rene Daumal defined 'alpinism' as 'the art of climbing mountains.' Alpinists are both athletes and mystics. They practice 'pure' climbing, hands gripping the cragged incline sans rope or guide, forcing their bodies ever-upward in the name of earthly enlightenment. 'Alpinisms,' says Daumal enthusiast and guitarist Alejandra Deheza, 'are mountain-climbing songs.' Alpinism is an electronically enhanced Pop record of dizzying highs and claustrophobic lows, whose painstaking conception shows in its detail-laden cre ... (more)
Manufacturer: Ghostly Int'l
Release date: 28 October 2008
EAN: 0804297908120 UPC: 804297908120
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