Play.

by Clair Obscur

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Sequence 02:30
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Blume 03:03
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K.G. 02:25
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Revol Dub 05:36
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Vivant 01:26
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Hibernation 02:10
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Kriegs Opera 02:50
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Zeda 03:13
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Tremendous 03:55

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"Play." was originally published in 1988 by Cathexis Recordings (UK) as a vinyl LP distributed by Fast Forward and The Cartel. It compiled "La cassette noire" and "Dansez".

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"La Cassette Noire", recorded at home in 1982 (except K.G. and Revol Dub recorded and mixed by Philippe David at Studio Séquence, Paris).

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"Dansez", recorded and mixed by Pat Bouchard and Clair Obscur at SDH Studio, Rouen in 1984.

All tracks lyrics and music, Thierry Damerval, Christophe Demarthe, Nicolas Demarthe

Vocals, Christophe Demarthe
Guitar, Keyboards, Nicolas Demarthe
Bass, Keyboards, Voice, Thierry Damerval
Drums, Jean-Yves Liot
Percussions, Jacky Michel
Piano, Pat Bouchard

The original edition of "Play." offered a choice of four different covers designed by Robet H. King (see enclosed jpg).

Paintings, Benoît Girodon

OTHER RELEASES OF "PLAY."
- Orphanage (USA) cassette 1990 (comes in a printed jute bag with one of the four artworks from the original "Play." LP)
- Apocalyptic Vision (Germany) / V.i.S.A. (France) CD 1994
- Infrastition (France) CD 2004

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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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