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3.75 | 29 ratings | 2 reviews | 10% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2013

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Hungry Face (2:24)
2. Jaguar (2:21)
3. The Huts (4:02)
4. Kill Jester (3:29)
5. This Messiah Needs Watching (4:37)
6. Whisky Time (1:39)
7. Special N (3:49)
8. Relative Hysteria (3:40)
9. Fridge Magic (3:22)
10. Portugal (4:01)
11. Eagle Tax (3:21)
12. Modern (2:48)
13. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? (5:52)
14. Wizard Motor (4:41)

Total Time: 50:11

Line-up / Musicians

- Stuart Braithwaite / guitar
- John Cummings / guitar
- Barry Burns / guitar, keyboards
- Dominic Aitchison / bass
- Martin Bulloch / drums

- Sonia Cromarty / cello

Releases information

Original Soundtrack from the channel 4 series "The Returned", a series created by Fabrice Gobert (French original "Les Revenants")

Artwork: DLT

LP Rock Action Records - ROCKACT74LP (2013, UK)

CD Rock Action Records - ROCKACT74CD (2013, UK & Europe)

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MOGWAI Les Revenants (OST) ratings distribution

(29 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(10%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (45%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
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Review by richardh
4 stars Its important to note that I know nothing about this band other than this album. I came across this when watching the brilliant French TV series for which this is the soundtrack. For those who don't know it's about people coming back from the dead although not in some Zombie apocalypse scenario but rather in a more standard drama. Its weird and played dead (excuse the pun) straight in typical French dead pan(oh sorry again) style. Slow atmospheric creepy and totally absorbing. And that basically describes the music. Its slow melodic and full of subtle melodies. No long tracks and no massive flourishes instrumentally. Each track is beautifully structured although I couldn't name a stand out piece. I suppose this could almost be seen as the commercial end of post rock but that would be to do it a disservice. How does it stand up against their other releases? Absolutely no idea as said before. That will be for someone else to judge.

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4 stars Mogwai hail from Glasgow, Scotland, a wonderful place indeed! Maintaining the grey, atmospheric mood of their city, they have been delivering excellent post rock music since 1996, being one of the most important bands of their genre. In fact, if one would ask me to describe post rock and ... (read more)

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