After the Snow

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After the Snow
Studio album by Modern English
Released May 3, 1982
Genre New Wave, Post-punk
Length 38:30
Label 4AD Records
Sire Records (US)
Vertigo Records (Canada)
Producer Hugh Jones, Modern English (associate producer)
Modern English chronology
Mesh & Lace
(1981)
After the Snow
(1982)
Ricochet Days
(1984)
Singles from After the Snow
  1. "Life in the Gladhouse"
    Released: 1982
  2. "I Melt with You"
    Released: May 4, 1982
  3. "Someone's Calling"
    Released: 1983

After the Snow is Modern English's second album, released in 1982 on 4AD Records in the United Kingdom, Vertigo Records in Canada and Sire Records in the United States. It featured the original recording of the now classic tune "I Melt with You," which the band would later re-record in 1990 for their album Pillow Lips. The song "After The Snow" has 2 speed fluctuations on the original LP which may or may not be intentional.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Modern English.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Someone's Calling"   4:01
2. "Life in the Gladhouse"   4:38
3. "Face of Wood"   5:56
4. "Dawn Chorus"   4:45
Side two
No. Title Length
5. "I Melt with You"   4:11
6. "After the Snow"   3:51
7. "Carry Me Down"   5:25
8. "Tables Turning"   4:33

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

After the Snow received a four-star review from Allmusic.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Modern English[edit]

  • Robbie Grey: Vocals
  • Gary McDowell: Guitars
  • Stephen Walker: Keyboards
  • Michael Conroy: Bass, Violin
  • Richard Brown: Drums, Percussion

Additional Personnel[edit]

  • Hugh Jones: Additional Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Faith: Flute on "Carry Me Down"[2]

Production[edit]

  • Produced & Engineered By Hugh Jones
  • Associate Producer: Modern English

References[edit]

  1. ^ After the Snow at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Modern English – After The Snow". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-03-19. 

External links[edit]