Marnie - Crystal World

Les Disques du Crepuscule
(TWI1156: 708527000373)




Crystal World is a glittering electronic pop album by Marnie, the moniker adopted by Ladytron lead singer Helen Marnie for her debut solo project, produced by Daniel Hunt and co-produced by Bardi Johannsson.

Recorded in Reyjavik, Iceland, in August 2012, Crystal World comprises ten original songs written by Marnie while Ladytron enjoy a temporary sabbatical. Crystal World evokes the collision of two spheres. In the midst of a volcanic electronic landscape, the heart and soul of Marnie merge to create a glacial pop affair. Frequently Marnie laments the sea, itself so suggestive of change and movement, a feeling which ebbs and flows across the record, luring the listener in despite the gathering emotional storm.

Focus track The Hunter was issued as a download single in May 2013. Hearts On Fire is another dark anthem with a pop chorus that builds until it's close. Venturing further into Crystal World, Submariner is a fragile tale to warm the coldest of hearts, while closing track Gold inspires just the right amount of melancholy, at the same time ending with soaring guitars and synths and an immense feeling of hope.

The cover design is by Laura Hussey, with photography by Lisa Devine, assisted by Mack Photography.

1. The Hunter
2. We Are the Sea
3. Hearts On Fire
4. Violet Affair
5. The Wind Breezes On
6. Sugarland
7. High Road
8. Laura
9. Submariner
10. Gold

Related Items

23 Skidoo -  The Culling Is Coming
23 Skidoo - The Culling Is Coming $13.99
Preorder
Quick Shop
Blaine L. Reininger - Wounds and Blessings
Blaine L. Reininger - Wounds and Blessings $15.00
Preorder
Quick Shop
Paul Haig - The Warp of Pure Fun
Paul Haig - The Warp of Pure Fun $30.00
Preorder
Quick Shop
Campbell, Mallinder, Benge - Clinker
Campbell, Mallinder, Benge - Clinker $23.76
Quick Shop
Buscemi - Mistral du Sud
Buscemi - Mistral du Sud $13.99
Quick Shop
Buscemi ft. Lauve - La Jungle
Buscemi ft. Lauve - La Jungle $8.50
Quick Shop
Fovea Hex - The Salt Garden (Landscaped)
Fovea Hex - The Salt Garden (Landscaped) $27.00
Quick Shop
Thick Pigeon - Subway (Singles)
Thick Pigeon - Subway (Singles) $23.00
Quick Shop