1969 Suzanne Ciani LP based on a Baudelaire poem gets first vinyl release

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Early work from the electronic maestro.

A previously unheard 1969 album by synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani called Flowers Of Evil is being released on vinyl for the first time, this July via Finder’s Keepers.

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Inspired by the Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs Du Mal, specifically the poem Élévation, its 4-tracks feature a recital of the poem accompanied by Ciani on the Buchla.

Ciani initially used her own voice in the recordings, before enlisting a French student to recite Élévation in French.

Flowers Of Evil follows Finder’s Keepers release of Ciani’s 1980 Help, Help, The Globolinks sci-fi score in 2017.

Head here for more information ahead of its 6th July release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Tracklist

1. Flowers Of Evil
2. Glass Houses
3. Token Spokes Part One
4. Token Spokes Part Two

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