Domino Announces Vinyl & CD Reissues of Nico’s 'The Marble Index' & 'Desertshore '

Domino Announces Vinyl & CD Reissues of Nico’s 'The Marble Index' & 'Desertshore '

Today Domino announces physical reissues of Nico’s second and third solo albums, 1968’s The Marble Index and 1970’s Desertshore. Both albums have long been out of print; the reissues will be available on vinyl and CD, featuring audio mastered from the original tapes, on March 29. The Marble Index and Desertshore, both co-produced by Nico’s Velvet Underground bandmate John Cale, heavily influenced the goth rock movement; the iconic music journalist Lester Bangs wrote, “The Marble Index is the greatest piece of 'avant-garde classical', 'serious' music of the last half of the 20th century so far,” and the New Yorker recently hailed both records as “austere miracles of will and invention.”  

Both albums are available again on CD and vinyl after being out of print. The audio has been mastered from the original tapes. The Marble Index Domino Mart Edition features a limited edition 7" of two tracks, "Roses in the Snow" and "Nibelungen," that have never been previously released on vinyl. The CD & LP for both albums include previously unreleased photos of Nico by Guy Webster.

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Nico The Marble Index

Album | 30th October 2017

Nico's second solo album, 1968's The Marble Index, & third solo album, 1970's Desertshore, have long been out of print. These reissues include audio mastered from the original tapes and previously unreleased photos of Nico by Guy Webster.

Nico's haunting vocals predicted the Gothic movement and co-producer and Velvet Undeground's band mate John Cale's startingly modern classical production ensured The Marble Index's timeless appeal. The iconic music journalist Lester Bangs wrote, The Marble Index is the greatest piece of 'avant-garde classical', 'serious' music of the last half of the 20th century so far,” and the New Yorker recently hailed both records as “austere miracles of will and invention.”

Tracklisting

  • 1Prelude
  • 2Lawns Of Dawn
  • 3No One Is There
  • 4Ari's Song
  • 5Facing The Wind
  • 6Julius Caesar (Memento Hodie)
  • 7Frozen Warnings
  • 8Evening Of Light
  • 9Roses In The Snow (Previously Unreleased - 1991)
  • 10Nibelungen (Previously Unreleased - 1991)

Nico The Marble Index

Album | 30th October 2017

Nico's second solo album, 1968's The Marble Index, & third solo album, 1970's Desertshore, have long been out of print. These reissues include audio mastered from the original tapes and previously unreleased photos of Nico by Guy Webster.

Nico's haunting vocals predicted the Gothic movement and co-producer and Velvet Undeground's band mate John Cale's startingly modern classical production ensured The Marble Index's timeless appeal. The iconic music journalist Lester Bangs wrote, The Marble Index is the greatest piece of 'avant-garde classical', 'serious' music of the last half of the 20th century so far,” and the New Yorker recently hailed both records as “austere miracles of will and invention.”

Tracklisting

  • 1Prelude
  • 2Lawns Of Dawn
  • 3No One Is There
  • 4Ari's Song
  • 5Facing The Wind
  • 6Julius Caesar (Memento Hodie)
  • 7Frozen Warnings
  • 8Evening Of Light
  • 9Roses In The Snow (Previously Unreleased - 1991)
  • 10Nibelungen (Previously Unreleased - 1991)
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