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The Mission - Carved In Sand: An Introduction To The Forthcoming Album (Box Set)

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  1. Sep 10,  · Way back in the day, the "Children" album made me a huge Mission fan and "Carved In Sand" continued that. I thought "Masque" was underrated, though did sacrifice much of their sound. I thought "Neverland" was a nice return, if a bit patchy/5(10).
  2. The session sees embryonic and incomplete versions of material that would surface two years later as their beautiful, brilliant, defining work that was "Carved In Sand". Even now, the "Sand" album divides fans as, faced with an embarrassment of riches in their recordings, The Mission made their first mis-step and tried to craft a record as /5(8).
  3. I also really like the fact that on the Carved in Sand disc the band decided to play several B-sides from the album’s singles like “Mr. Pleasant” and “Bird of Passage”. The fifth CD is marked as being recorded the same night as the Carved in Sand show, which means the band played 30 songs on the final night; that’s dedication for you.
  4. Carved in Sand: An Introduction to the Forthcoming Album, an EP by The Mission. Released in on Mercury (catalog no. CDP ; CD). Genres: Gothic Rock/5(3).
  5. The Mission (or Mission UK as they are known in the USA), formed in from the ashes of the recently dissolved band Sisters of Mercy. They have crafted their own brand of atmospheric Gothic Rock ever since. The line-up has changed many a time as the band has been resurrected throughout the years, but the enigmatic lead singer Wayne Hussey has always remained constant. A virtuoso guitar.
  6. Without a doubt, The Mission had its first zenith in /90 when the band entered the premier league of rock with the album "Carved In Sand". With "Butterfly On A Wheel" the band landed one of their biggest hits and live they were steadily turning into a celebrated stadium rock act.
  7. Aug 16,  · The band had a lot of surplus material after the Carved in Sand sessions and had difficulties deciding on the running order of the album. In October the companion album Grains of Sand was released. It contained the rest of the candidates, some of which had already surfaced as b-sides supplemented by acoustic renditions and covers.
  8. “For me, this new Mission album is the long lost missing link between the Sisters Of Mercy’s First & Last & Always and The Mission’s God’s Own Medicine, both albums of course that I was heavily involved in making. I set out this time with the intention of making an album that sounds like

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