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Modern English - Mesh & Lace

 (Opaque Dark Green Vinyl)


Drastic Plastic Records



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UPC: 855971005444

140 / 150 Gram Vinyl Record


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200 Gram Vinyl Record

150-gram opaque dark green vinyl pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Limited to 500 copies, foil numbered

Mastered for vinyl by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio

Faithful reproduction of the original jacket art, printed at Stoughton Printing

Modern English's tour de force 1981 debut, Mesh & Lace, walked the path of dreamy, atmospheric aggression, paired with influences of postpunk bands such as Joy Division and Bauhaus. Dark and ambient, Modern English were highly experimental early on, giving way to lighter, melodic pop for the remainder of their career.

According to bassist Mick Conroy, "It took us 2 weeks to make Mesh & Lace. We didn't really know what we were doing, but knew what we wanted it to sound like. Noisy and pounding, and atmospheric at the same time. I guess these days it's called 'post punk'. When we play these songs live today, I am reminded of the energy and chaos that we put down on tape back in early 1981."

This is the first time the vinyl for Mesh & Lace has been available in the U.S.

Side 1
Sixteen Days
Just A Thought
Move In Light

Side 2
The Token Man
A Viable Commercial
Black Houses
Dance Of Devotion (A Love Song)

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