In Out

by Clair Obscur

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Défini 07:08
Blume 03:58
Valse 03:55
Petite fable 02:52
Tzarin 04:10


"In Out" was first published in 1988 by V.i.S.A. (France) as a vinyl LP distributed by New Rose.

It contains eight tracks which were composed for a performance at the first Festival des Musiques Mutantes at T.L.P. Déjazet, Paris on the 25th of October 1986.

These tracks were then performed in the Studio 105 de Radio France for the programme "Clair de Nuit" on France Culture on the 29th of March 1987. They were recorded by Philippe Bouillette and Alain Joubert on two tracks stereo-digital between 9 and 12 a.m.

All tracks lyrics and music, Thierry Damerval, Christophe Demarthe, Nicolas Demarthe (except "Auld Lang Syne", lyrics Robert Burns ; "Petite Fable", text Franz Kafka).

Arrangements, Guillaume Damerval

Vocals, Christophe Demarthe
Additional vocals, Benoît Loridan, Clair Obscur
Violins, Anne-Mireille Szbrowsky, Marie Urbieta
Cellos, Hélène Audinat, Lucile Fauquet
Flutes, Guillaume Damerval, Catherine Meunier
Trumpet, Simon Gillet
Guitars, Nicolas Demarthe
Bass guitar, Keyboards, Thierry Damerval
Drums, Timpani, Percussions, Patrick Jouannic
Djembes, Jean-Michel Darrou

Original cover design, Bernard Nicolino
Photography, Philippe Touzard

Many thanks to Irène Omélianenko & Jean Couturier, Philippe Bouillette & Alain Joubert, Antoine Crespin, Damien Chalaud, Nicolino family, Philippe & Marie, T.L.P. Déjazet, V.i.S.A.

- Apocalyptic vision (Germany) CD 1993
- Infrastition (France) CD 2004


released January 1, 1988


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Of all the bands that animated the French cold wave and industrial scene of the 1980s, Clair Obscur is certainly one of those whose influence was most vivid beyond the borders of France.

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