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Lisfrank - Mask Rewind

Musician: Lisfrank
Album title: Mask Rewind
Style: New Wave, Electro, Synth-pop, Minimal
Released: 2012
Country: Germany
Size MP3 version: 1944 mb
Size APE version: 1716 mb
Size WMA version: 1528 mb
Rating ✫: 4.5
Votes: 781
Format: MMF AHX VOC MIDI WMA MPC AC3
Genre: Electronic

Lisfrank - Mask Rewind mp3 album

Lisfrank - Mask Rewind mp3 album

Tracklist

1 Dirty Air 5:26
2 Violence In My Mind 3:42
3 It's Life 4:10
4 Man Without Limits 4:01
5 Out Of Control (1980 Version) 6:07
6 Beat Obscure 2:59
7 In The Surface 3:41
8 Dead Girl 4:53
9 S.W.M. (Obscure Version) 2:58
10 Night Calling (First Mix Version) 4:58
11 Ombre 3:48
12 Distant Eyes 4:08
13 Identity 4:34
14 Stay With Me 4:06
15 My Toy 4:27
16 Out Of Control (2009 Version) 5:20

Credits

  • Artwork – Steve Lippert
  • Drums – Beppe Aleo* (tracks: 1, 7)
  • Lyrics By, Music By – Lisfrank
  • Mastered By – Ton Willekes
  • Synthesizer – Ricky B. (tracks: 5)
  • Voice [Scream] – Antonella Fris (tracks: 16)

Notes

Limited to 300 copies with four previously unreleased bonus tracks.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ANNA 026.2009, ANNA 026-7.2009 Lisfrank Mask Rewind ‎(LP, Album, Ltd + 7", Ltd, Whi) Anna Logue Records, Anna Logue Records ANNA 026.2009, ANNA 026-7.2009 Germany 2009



Coiriel
LISFRANK was an obscure one-man project from Savona area, Italy, active from 1980 onwards but not releasing much music ever since apart from a few tracks via the own Mask Productions label in 1982 and 1983. The first and only LISFRANK stand-alone release was the 12”EP “Man Mask” (Mask Productions, MKX 01, 1982), definitely one of the best and rarest early 80’s minimal electro 12”s ever and on top of most want lists ever since, including the super hit “It’s Life”, as well as “Violence in my Mind”. “Man without Limits” appeared on the label’s equally rare and sought-after vinyl LP sampler “First Relation” (Mask Productions, MKLP 02, 1983). Another very experimental track called “Ombre” was released on the cassette compilation “The Voice/La Voce” (Area Condizionata AC2, 1983). That was the official story so far, even though LISFRANK was truly a pioneering project with a live appearance at the so-called “New Wave Party” in Savona, already in November 1980! So they were almost as early as Florentine stars Neon. Anyway, it took Anna almost a lifetime to track down LISFRANK - yeah, that was like before easy chat on facebook and stuff... -, but with the key hint by Fulvio Delprato (thank you so much again!), he was finally found and convinced to release an album which has been entitled “Mask Rewind”, of which the LP+7" vinyl version had sold out quickly why we now offer an extended CD version. It captures the majority of recordings from 1980 onwards including "Ombre" and three previously unreleased tracks from the early days. LISFRANK’s early music is completely analogue electronics with drum machine (or real drums on two tracks), very unique and each a track a classic of its own kind. The early tracks until 1983 are rough and dark creating an overall and coherent dark atmosphere throughout the whole album. The 1984/85 tracks “Stay with me” and “My Toy” were a bit more pop-oriented and introducing the digital possibilities of the time. LISFRANK’s lyrics are very dark and full of despair, dealing with personal fears, self-perception and the problems arising from this and other human interactions (“My mind is like a stormy sea – violent”, “Here is all my bitterness”, “Man without limits – Sees hope die - Man without limits – Sees darkness fall within”, “Imprisoned in a nightmare - My terror becomes desperation” or “Your true identity upsets me”), or other topics like ecological pollution (e.g. “I don’t want to breathe your smog - I don’t want to breathe your poison”). All in all, this album is maybe one of the most important and interesting ones ever coming out of Italy, made by an intelligent person and great composer who has just finished his new album “Elevator”, to be released in due time. FYI: An alternative mix of “Identity” is also going to be released these days on the LP sampler “Danza Meccanica – Italian Synth Wave 1982-1987” (Mannequin/In The Nighttime, MNQ 005/NT012, 2009).