All The Pretty Little Horses

by Current 93

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credits

released November 19, 2013

Personnel:

David Tibet
John Balance
Michael Cashmore
Steven Stapleton
Timothy d'Arch Smith
Geoff Cox-Dorée
Nick Cave
Joolie Wood
David Kenny
Salamah Binti Isa
David Rowlands

Sleeve Notes:

A death and a birth: Dorothy Ann Collins (1933 - 1995) and Seth Joseph Burgess Cox-Dorée (born 1995). I dedicate this album to one past and one future, and to that place where both shall meet.

All The Pretty Little Horses The Inmost Light

Current 93 thus arise in Gnostic Indignation*: David Tibet: vocals, drones, strings and bells; John Balance vocals on I, X, XI; Michael Cashmore: guitar, bass, glöckenspiel and piano; Steven Stapleton: strings 'n' stones, devices 'n' drones; Timothy d'Arch Smith: vocals on X; lilith: vocals on V, VII, VIII, IX, XI; Geoff Cox-Dorée: vocals on X; Nick Cave: vocals on XII, XIII; Joolie Wood: violin, whistle and piano; David Kenny: guitar and bass; Salamah Binti Isa: vocals on X; David Rowlands: steel guitar.
Scrawl by Geoff Cox-Dorée; cover painting courtesy of the Cox-Dorée Institute.

Thankyou Salamah Binti Isa; Sleazy; David, Alan, Alison at World Serpent; Andrew King; Shirley Collins; Karl Blake; Nick Saloman; Paul Cheshire; Timothy d'Arch Smith; Geoff and Carolyn Cox-Dorée; Anne Chambers; Edwin Pouncey; Thorn; Thomas Ligotti; Tiny Tim; Nick Cave.

Nick Cave appears by courtesy of Mute Records. And himself, protected by the Ejaculation of Serpents.

* This phrase and the title for VIII have been lent to Current 93 by the courtesy of Thomas Ligotti. He is also protected by the Ejaculation of Serpents.

All lyrics by David Tibet except: II and XII - traditional. Central text for X - The Epistle of Paul to the Romans VII,24. "Westron Wynde..." is a mediæval English poem. All music by David Tibet/Current 93 except II & XII Traditional, arr. Current 93. Mixed by Steven Stapleton. Engineered by David Kenny. Produced by Steven Stapleton, Michael Cahsmore and David Tibet. Assisted excellently by Sie and Scott Howland at Milo. Cut by Denis at Porky's.

Thanks as always to Steven Stapleton, without whom nihil. Steven, Geoff Cox and myself would also like to acknowledge the spiritual guidance given to us by Father Freedy, the Clamming Priest of The Great White Way.

David Tibet, 16 February 1996, London.

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Current 93 Hastings, UK

David Michael Tibet is the founder of the Hallucinatory Patripassianist rock group Current 93 as well as the new sphere, MYRNINEREST.

Born in Malaysia in 1960, David has created a unique, highly influential and extraordinarily powerful body of work – spanning music, painting, poetry and translation.
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