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Cascade [Peter Murphy]


  • 1. Mirror to My Woman's Mind
    2. Subway
    3. Gliding Like a Whale
    4. Disappearing
    5. Mercy Rain
    6. I'll Fall With Your Knife
    7. Scarlet Thing in You, The
    8. Sails Wave Goodbye
    9. Wild Birds Flock to Me
    10. Huuvola
    11. Cascade
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 175

  • Credits
    ProducerPascal Gabriel
    EngineerPete Schwier

    Personnel: Peter Murphy (vocals); Paul Statham (guitar, keyboards, programming); Michael Brook, Kevin Armstrong (guitar); Gary Twigg (bass); Geoff Dougmore (drums); Trevor Morais (Celtic toms, drums); Pascal Gabriel (programming); Anna Ross (background vocals).
    Recorded at El Cortijo Studios, Andalusia, Spain.
    Personnel: Peter Murphy (vocals, background vocals); Paul Statham (guitar, keyboards, programming); Kevin Armstrong, Michael Brook (guitar); Trevor Morais, Geoff Dougmore (drums); Pascal Gabriel (programming); Anna Ross, Annie Ross (background vocals).
    Audio Mixer: Pete Schwier.
    Recording information: El Cortijo Studios, Andalusia, Spain; El Cortjio Studios, Andalusia Spain; Mayfair Studios, London, England.
    Photographers: Sevil Sert; Eric Tims.
    Unknown Contributor Roles: Trevor Morais; Gerard Navarro.
    As happens with our pop idols, Peter Murphy has grown old. This is not to say that his music has lost its listenability, or that his wit has lost its edge, but Murphy as an artist has matured into a new creature on CASCADE. There's introspection in these songs, and a certain calm in the lyrics. Musically, this album presents Peter Murphy as sophisticated as ever. Each of the 11 tracks here is a drop of sweet ear candy, and while there's some standard issue Murphy wailing here, nowhere does he lash out in angst as on his earlier albums.
    Noteworthy tracks include "Mirror to My Woman's Mind" and "Gliding Like a Whale." Also elegant in form and function alike are "Wild Birds," and "The Scarlet Thing in You." Refreshingly honest and reassuringly true to Peter Murphy's own theatrical style, CASCADE heralds a new era of music from the aging gods of the goth pantheon.

  • Critic Reviews
    Q (6/95, p.126) - 3 Stars - Good - "...focuses itself on a neatly-tailored guitar rock decorated with fleeting moments of ethnic percussion and ambient textures, with composer Michael Brook adding atmospheric depth to many of the tracks....a highly melodic affair confirming Murphy's talent for sweeping, epic rock."
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