Desire Marea: On The Romance Of Being


Release Date: 04-07-2023

SKU: 5400863077983

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Desire Marea: On The Romance Of Being

1. Product Details

Double vinyl LP pressing. Mute is excited to announce the release of Desire Marea's transformative second album, On the Romance of Being. The vinyl includes an 8 page booklet and features an etching on side D. Immersed in the communal, ceremonial and healing qualities of music, this record is the next epoch from the South Africa-based multidisciplinary artist and follows his acclaimed solo eponymous debut. Recorded live with an ensemble of thirteen musicians, On the Romance of Being consists of eight movements that sonically sprawl across post-gospel, spiritual jazz, black classical and the ancient music of the Nguni and Ndau peoples and elicits a sincere conversation between the erotic and spiritual. The album cover art is by contemporary painter Athi-Patra Ruga whose work has been presented at the 55th Venice Biennale, Louis Vuitton Foundation, MoMA & more.

  1. Do You Like It
  2. Brutal and Effective
  3. Love Me in Black
  4. Pain
  5. Tausend Mal Gelebt
  6. Terrorvision
  7. I Don't Care
  8. Kiss Me Good-Bye
  9. I Want You Back
  10. Long Way Home
  11. Barracuda
  12. Poison Arrow
  13. Prisoner of Love
  14. Like An Angel
  15. Terrorvision (Desert Storm Remix)
  16. Love Me in Black (Elec-Trick Radio)

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