Sunday, September 28, 2008

Moev - Dusk And Desire



Moev is a synth-pop band based in Vancouver, Canada. It was founded in 1981 by Tom Ferris (keyboards, percussion) and Cal Stephenson (keyboards, vocals). They were joined by Madeleine Morris (vocals) and Mark Jowett (guitar) later that year. Moev's debut album, "Zimmerkampf," appeared in 1982.
After their first label (San Francisco based "Go! Records") went broke in early 1983, band member Mark Jowett and manager Terry McBride formed Nettwerk Records in early 1984 to release Moev material. Singer Madeleine Morris departed, leaving Cal Stephenson to fill in temporarily. Christine Jones was recruited to provide vocals for the 1984 singles "Toulyev" and "Alibis."
In January 1985 Michella Arrichiello became the new vocalist in collaboration with Cal. After signing with Profile Records of New York in September 1985, "Dusk And Desire" was released. At this point, Mark Jowett left to concentrate on his managerial duties at Nettwerk, Cal Stephenson returned to school, and Michella Arrichiello left as well....



Tracklisting:

A1
Sea-Missile Motel (4:11)

Written By - Robert Harvey
A2
Took Out The Lace (3:19)

Producer - Dave Ogilvie
A3
Photos (4:54)
A4
Kim Says (3:36)

Bass - Kelly Cook
Producer - Dave Ogilvie
A5
Czar (4:15)

Bass - Kelly Cook
B1
Alibis (4:33)

Backing Vocals - Christine Jones
B2
Ophelia (3:55)
B3
Circles And Squares (3:25)
B4
Beautiful Beast (3:51)
B5
Sweet Nothings (4:32)

Moev - Dusk And Desire

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

thank you very much for upload this album from Moev. Excuse me if my english in not correctly. I have been looking for this and today you have me happy. Again thanks you. Darksynthesia congratulation for your blog, is very completed and the music you upload is simply genial. Saludos desde Spain.

Phantom Lady said...

Thank you so much for the comment.I'm very glad you appreciated this upload, hopefully you'll soon find more interesting albums on darksynthesia. By the way: you can always write in Spanish, I'll translate. Take care!

Anonymous said...

"All these things, these moments, will be lost in time, like tears in rain."

Except those things that have been uploaded to the network.

Thank you!

Rakky Farkas said...

Thank you.

Rakky Farkas said...

Thank you.

红色的小喇叭 said...

Thank you so much for the upload!
I have been listening to their EP "Rotting Geraniums" and "Cracked Mirror", the unique ghostly atmosphere makes them quite different from those boring and tedious synth-pop bands. I am searching for their album "Ventilation" but its nowhere to be found..