As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire

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As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire
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Studio album by Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Released 1999
Genre Darkwave
Length 1:11:28
Label Projekt
Black Tape for a Blue Girl chronology
Remnants of a Deeper Purity
(1996)Remnants of a Deeper Purity1996
As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire
(1999)
The Scavenger Bride
(2002)The Scavenger Bride2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (dud)[2]

As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire is the seventh studio album by the Darkwave band Black Tape for a Blue Girl. It was released in 1999 by Projekt Records. It owes some artistic inspiration to Marcel Duchamp.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire" - 7:19
  2. "Given" (1. the Waterfall 2. the Illuminating Gas) - 4:20
  3. "Entr'acte [the Garden Awaits Us]" - 1:33
  4. "Tell Me You've Taken Another" - 5:17
  5. "Entr'acte [the Carnival Barker]" - 1:00
  6. "Dream" - 1:53
  7. "The Apotheosis" - 6:19
  8. "Russia" - 6:41
  9. "Your One Wish" - 1:29
  10. "Dulcinea" - 6:14
  11. "The Green Box" - 6:38
  12. "Denouement / Denouncement" - 6:52
  13. "The Passage" - 15:47[4]

Band Personnel Shift[edit]

This album saw the return of vocalist Julianna Towns (of the band Skinner Box, who first appeared on A Chaos of Desire), replacing vocalist Lucan. Julianna left the band again after a pre-release promotional tour. This was the last album to feature original male vocalist Oscar Herrera, who sang on two tracks.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "allmusic ((( As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Black Tape for a Blue Girl". robertchristgau.com, Retrieved on June 2, 2010.
  3. ^ "Sam Rosenthal interview on Outsight Radio Hours from 2000". Archive.org. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-11-13. Retrieved 2006-10-22.  Projekt Records' page on the album