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The Anchoress

The Art Of Losing Black Double Gatefold Vinyl + Bonus Leopard Print 7-Inch Vinyl + CD + Exclusive Postcard (Signed)

$50.00

Release Date: 05/03/2021

This multi buy includes:

  • The Art of Losing CD Album
  • Exclusive Postcard (Signed)
  • The Art Of Losing Black Double Gatefold Vinyl + Bonus Leopard Print 7-Inch Vinyl
The Art of Losing is the second album from Welsh multi-instrumentalist The Anchoress (aka Catherine Anne Davies), following up on her critically acclaimed debut album, Confessions of A Romance Novelist, which was named amongst the Guardian critics’ Albums of the Year, won HMV’s Welsh Album of the Year, Best Newcomer at the PROG awards, and a nomination for the Welsh Music Prize.

Written and produced by Davies, the new album features guest vocal performances from James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers) and drums from Sterling Campbell (David Bowie, Duran Duran) along with the mixing talents of Dave Eringa (Manics, Wilko Johnson) and grammy-award winner Mario McNulty (David Bowie, Prince, Laurie Anderson).

The Art Of Losing ambitiously navigates the topic of loss in all its forms and was written and recorded during an unfeasibly busy few years as Davies found solace and purpose in a range of projects whilst navigating her griefs. Most recently this came via the release of her collaborative album In Memory of My Feelings with Bernard Butler (on Pete Paphides’ label Needle Mythology), duetting with the Manic Street Preachers on Resistance Is Futile, and being personally invited by The Cure’s Robert Smith to perform at his Meltdown Festival. She also brought a new generation of ears to legendary Scottish rock band Simple Minds, where she spent much of the last five years appearing on the Big Music (2015) and Walk Between Worlds (2018).

2LP Black Gatefold Vinyl with lyric printed inner bags. Bonus leopard print 7” vinyl in black disco bag featuring exclusive 7" mix of ‘Unravel’ + ‘Small Black Flowers That Grow In The Sky’ (Manic Street Preachers cover) + exclusive postcard print (signed)

SIDE A

1. MOON RISE (PRELUDE)
2. LET IT HURT
3. THE EXCHANGE feat. James Dean Bradfield

SIDE B

4. SHOW YOUR FACE
5. THE ART OF LOSING
6. ALL FAREWELLS SHOULD BE SUDDEN
7. ALL SHALL BE WELL

SIDE C

8. UNRAVEL
9. PARIS
10. 5AM
11. THE HEART IS A LONESOME HUNTER

SIDE D

12. MY CONFESSOR
13. WITH THE BOYS
14. MOON (AN END)

Bonus 7” Leopard print vinyl:

Side A: Unravel (7” mix)
Side B: Small Black Flowers That Grow In The Sky

14 track CD with 24 page full colour booklet + exclusive postcard print (signed)

1. MOON RISE (PRELUDE)
2. LET IT HURT
3. THE EXCHANGE feat. James Dean Bradfield
4. SHOW YOUR FACE
5. THE ART OF LOSING
6. ALL FAREWELLS SHOULD BE SUDDEN
7. ALL SHALL BE WELL
8. UNRAVEL
9. PARIS
10. 5AM
11. THE HEART IS A LONESOME HUNTER
12. MY CONFESSOR
13. WITH THE BOYS
14. MOON (AN END)

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