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Wake (Dead Can Dance album)

Wake is a compilation album by Dead Can Dance, released in 2003. It contains 26 tracks over two discs. It includes the song "The Lotus Eaters" (previously released only on the Dead Can Dance (1981–1998) box set), recorded in 1998 as the last work by the band before their initial breakup.

Wake
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Compilation album by Dead Can Dance
Released 5 May 2003
Recorded 1981–1998
Genre Dark wave, neoclassical dark wave, world music
Length 132:49
Label 4AD Records
Producer Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard, John A. Rivers
Dead Can Dance chronology
Dead Can Dance (1981-1998)
(2001)Dead Can Dance (1981-1998)2001
Wake
(2003)
Memento
(2005)Memento2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

Disc 1Edit

  1. "Frontier" (Demo) – 3:00 – (1981) from the 4AD compilation Lonely Is an Eyesore (1987); completed version was included on Dead Can Dance (1984)
  2. "Anywhere Out of the World" – 5:07 – from Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (1987)
  3. "Enigma of the Absolute" – 4:14 – from Spleen and Ideal (1985)
  4. "Carnival of Light" – 3:30 – from Garden of the Arcane Delights (1984)
  5. "In Power We Entrust the Love Advocated" – 4:10 – from Garden of the Arcane Delights (1984)
  6. "Summoning of the Muse" – 4:57 – from Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (1987)
  7. "Windfall" – 3:31 – from Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (1987)
  8. "In the Kingdom of the Blind the One-Eyed Are Kings" – 4:10 – from The Serpent's Egg (1988)
  9. "The Host of Seraphim" – 6:17 – from The Serpent's Egg (1988)
  10. "Bird" – 5:00 – from A Passage in Time (1991)
  11. "Cantara" – 5:58 – from Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (1987)
  12. "Severance" – 3:21 – from The Serpent's Egg (1988)
  13. "Saltarello" – 2:36 – from Aion (1990)
  14. "Black Sun" – 4:56 – from Aion (1990)

Disc 2Edit

  1. "Yulunga (Spirit Dance)" – 6:57 – from Into the Labyrinth (1993)
  2. "The Carnival Is Over" – 5:42 – from Into the Labyrinth (1993)
  3. "The Lotus Eaters" – 6:42 – (1998) from Dead Can Dance (1981–1998) (2001)
  4. "Rakim" – 5:38 – from Toward the Within (1994)
  5. "The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove" – 6:14 – from Into the Labyrinth (1993)
  6. "Sanvean" – 3:46 – from Toward the Within (1994)
  7. "Song of the Nile" – 8:00 – from Spiritchaser (1996)
  8. "The Spider's Stratagem" – 6:41 – from Into the Labyrinth (1993)
  9. "I Can See Now" – 2:56 – from Toward the Within (1994)
  10. "American Dreaming" – 4:30 – from Toward the Within (1994)
  11. "Nierika" – 5:45 – from Spiritchaser (1996)
  12. "How Fortunate the Man with None" – 9:09 – from Into the Labyrinth (1993)
  • The tracks from Toward the Within are live tracks, but with crowd noise removed to make them sound like studio versions. They previously appeared in this form on the Dead Can Dance (1981–1998) box set.

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