...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms

...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms was an album recorded live during Coil's performance at All Tomorrow's Parties on 4 April 2003. This album was the last planned release by Coil before the death of John Balance. When the release was announced, Peter noted that Balance had already selected the title.

...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms
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Live album by
ReleasedApril 2005
RecordedAll Tomorrow's Parties on 4 April 2003
Genre
Length63:19
LabelThreshold House THRESH1
ProducerCoil
Coil chronology
Selvaggina, Go Back into the Woods
(2004)
...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms
(2005)
The Ape of Naples
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Stylus MagazineB+[2]

BackgroundEdit

A version of "Triple Sun Introduction" and "Triple Sons and the One You Bury" using the audio from this performance was reworked and released on The Ape of Naples.

"A Slip in the Marylebone Road" is a true story about John Balance being mugged and losing his "precious green notebook." [3]

"The Dreamer is Still Asleep – The Somnambulist in an Ambulance" is one of the more improvised live recordings of Coil's performances. The song is a version of "The Dreamer is Still Asleep" from Musick To Play In The Dark Vol. 1.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Triple Sun Introduction"4:08
2."Snow Falls into Military Temples"16:50
3."A Slip in the Marylebone Road"11:00
4."Triple Sons and the One You Bury"13:58
5."The Dreamer Is Still Asleep - The Somnambulist in an Ambulance"17:23
Total length:63:19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mason, James. "...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms". AllMusic. Archived from the original on April 24, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Coil - ...And the Ambulance Died in his Arms - Review". Stylus Magazine. April 8, 2005. Archived from the original on April 28, 2005. Retrieved February 1, 2006.
  3. ^ "...And the Ambulance Died in His Arms". Igloo Magazine. Archived from the original on October 16, 2006. Retrieved November 8, 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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