Prospectus I - Sublime Edition

RAISON D’ÊTRE [raison d'être / RAISON D'ETRE]


Limited Edition 300 copies

30 year anniversary boxset of this contemporary classic of Dark Ambient soundscapes.
Originally released in 1993 on Cold Meat Industry and re-released with 1 additional CD in 2013 on Old Europa Cafe for the 20th anniversary.
The album soon became a staple of the CMI sound and raison d’être subsequently became a household name in the genre and an inspiration to many.
Offered in this massive 4xCD boxset is a completely new re-recording of the original album, made in 2022, in order to obtain the highest sound quality and mix of this 30 year old opus.
Disc II contains additional unreleased session tracks, also re-recorded in 2022.
Disc III gives us the original album in a remastered version and finally Disc IV offers additional session tracks from the period in their original versions.

“Prospectus I” is a stunning blend of modern ethereal gothic sonorities and the timeless chants of monastic rituals.
A refined blend of melancholy touching higher realms.
Archaic layers of string instruments, bells and choirs are intertwined with percussive elements and industrial loops creating an unsettling background atmosphere whilst spleen and bittersweetness form in the foreground.
Co-Released with Yantra Atmospheres.

Edition of 300 copies.
4 CDs in sleeves, housed in rigid box with lid, matt lamination.
Includes a fold out 12 page booklet.
43 Tracks.

45.00 €
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