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( July 2015)
is the first album by English band The Waking Hour Dali's Car, the side project of Peter Murphy of Bauhaus and Mick Karn of Japan. It was released in November 1984 by record label Paradox, which was created specifically to release the record (it was later reissued on Beggars Banquet).
Content [ edit ]
The album's cover is the painting
Daybreak by Maxfield Parrish.
Reception [ edit ]
Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating AllMusic  wrote: "As a mellifluous noise, Trouser Press The Waking Hour is fine, if a bit heavy on the bass; dig any deeper, however, and what you get is a hollow attempt to create art without any redeeming artistry."
magazine included it in their list "20 best Fact goth records ever made".
 Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks are written by
Mick Karn and Peter Murphy, except as indicated.
1. "Dali's Car" 5:12 2. "His Box" 4:42 3. "Cornwall Stone" 5:19 4. "Artemis" Mick Karn 4:37 5. "Create and Melt" 5:36 6. "Moonlife" Traditional 4:56 7. "The Judgement Is the Mirror" 4:40
Personnel [ edit ]
Matt Butler – engineering and mixing
Stuart Breed – mixing
Steve Churchyard – production, mixing, and engineering
Fin Costello – album photography
Rory Lonemore – engineering
Maxfield Parrish – cover painting (detail from Daybreak) Sheila Rock – album photography
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