2021: There is a remastered edition of A chaos of desire released as a 2CD or 2-color vinyl 2LP
This is the page for the original 1990 edition of Black tape for a blue girl’s 4th album.
- these fleeting moments
- a chaos of desire
- pandora’s box
- tear love from my mind
- the hypocrite is me
- beneath the icy floe
- we watch our sad-eyed angel fall
- one last breath
- of these reminders
- how can you forget love?
- chains of color
- could i stay the honest one?
Swimming in a sea of memory, a heart filled with a mixture of pain and joy . . . existential tales of memory, fear and desire set upon dense electronic sounds as calm ambience confronts pained emotions. Powerful, touching vocals from Julianna (of Skinner Box) strongly complement Oscar’s searing voice and Vicki Richards’ snake violin.
“Songs of tragic beauty. Often moody and foreboding, soaring to incredible tonal levels. The vocals are clear and sparse, laden with emotion and intrigue.” – THE GAVIN REPORT.
“This is beauty with an edge, perhaps even a slightly desperate air.” -WHOLE EARTH REVIEW.
“Black Tape For A Blue Girl is a treasure of a band. Their sound is lush, full and beautiful, which is not to say wimpy. This is beauty with an edge, perhaps even a slightly desperate air. Vicki Richards supplies sensuous violin lines. Recommended.” -SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE.
“Moody songs of tragic beauty. The music is often moody and foreboding,soaring to incredible tonal levels. The vocals are clear and sparse, laden with emotion and intrigue. Certain to satisfy the neo-classical afficionado.” -THE GAVIN REPORT.
“This is more of that unexplainable type of lacy textured, swaying music.It’s actually sort of hallucinatory, the way things add and subtract andslowly swell…like the ocean. A CD for people who listen to Dead Can Danceand see mystical visions. This makes the Cocteau Twins sound upbeat; withmore of an emotional depth, more of a real despondency.” – BSIDE.