Light And Shadow is a posthumous album by the English gothic rock band The Sisters of Mercy, released on March 11, 1985. The album is a collection of demos and alternate recordings from the band's First And Last And Always era.
The album was released without the consent of the band, and they have since distanced themselves from it. However, it remains a popular release among fans, and it offers a fascinating glimpse into the band's early creative process.
The album features a number of early versions of songs that would later appear on First And Last And Always, including "First And Last And Always," "Black Planet," and "Garden Of Delight." It also includes a number of unreleased songs, such as "Serpent's Kiss" and "Emma."
The music on Light And Shadow is dark and atmospheric, with a heavy emphasis on synthesizers and drum machines. The lyrics are often cryptic and poetic, dealing with themes of love, loss, and redemption.
Despite its unofficial status, Light And Shadow is an essential album for any fan of The Sisters of Mercy. It is a fascinating document of the band's early years, and it features a number of excellent songs that are not available elsewhere.
|Original Release: 1985.|
|Catalog No: None.|
|Size: 12" Single Vinyl Record.|
|Color: Transparent Grey (Smoke).|