And She Would Darken the Memory

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"And She Would Darken the Memory"
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Single by The Twilight Sad
from the album Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters
B-side "That Summer, at Home I Had Become the Invisible Boy" (Ensemble Remix)
Released 16 July 2007
Format 7" vinyl, digital download
Recorded Chem19 Studios
Genre Indie rock, shoegazing
Length 4:41 (radio edit)
5:49 (album version)
Label Fat Cat (FAT32)
Writer(s) James Graham, Andy MacFarlane
Producer(s) The Twilight Sad
The Twilight Sad singles chronology
"That Summer, at Home I Had Become the Invisible Boy"
(2007)
"And She Would Darken the Memory"
(2007)
"I Became a Prostitute"
(2009)

"And She Would Darken the Memory" (sometimes referred to as "And She Would Darken the Memory of Youth"[1]) is a song by Scottish indie rock band The Twilight Sad, that appears on the EP The Twilight Sad, and their debut album, Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters. The song was released as the album's second single on 16 July 2007 on Fat Cat Records.[2] A music video was also produced for the song, directed by Mark Charlton.[3] The track would appear in a re-worked version as the opening track to the mini-album Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did in June 2008.

"And She Would Darken the Memory" was also featured in the 2008 video game Saints Row 2.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Andy MacFarlane (music) and James Graham (lyrics); arranged by The Twilight Sad.

No. Title Length
1. "And She Would Darken the Memory" 5:49
2. "That Summer, at Home I Had Become the Invisible Boy" (Decomposed by Ensemble) 4:17

Credits[edit]

  • James Alexander Graham – vocals
  • Andy MacFarlane – guitar, accordion
  • Craig Orzel – bass
  • Mark Devine – drums
  • Produced by The Twilight Sad
  • Recorded by David Paterson
  • Mixed by Peter Katis
  • Additional production on "That Summer" remix by Olivier Alary
  • Additional piano on "That Summer" remix by Johannes Malfatti
  • Additional saxophone on "That Summer" remix by Erik Hove
  • Mastered by Mandy Parnell
  • dlt – artwork

References[edit]

  1. ^ FatCat Records: Releases - The Twilight Sad - And She Would Darken the Memory
  2. ^ Twilight Sad, The - And She Would Darken The Memory (7", Single) at Discogs
  3. ^ YouTube - The Twilight Sad "And She Would Darken the Memory" - FatCat Records

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