All Mankind - Simple Desire (CD)
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All Mankind, originally from Sydney, and currently based in the UK, have just released their debut full-length album ‘Simple Desire’. The album was recorded and produced by Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, The Kooks, Foals) in Liverpool, England.
The band chose to record the album using traditional techniques, recording to tape, using vintage analogue gear, recording 'live' as a band, and relying on performance rather than technology. As a result, some of the songs were recorded in only a few takes.
All Mankind have played hundreds of shows since forming in 2008, taking them from Australia to the US, UK, and Europe, and playing at festivals alongside acts including Death Cab for Cutie, Fleet Foxes, Elbow and others.
A number of tracks from ‘Simple Desire’ have already featured in prime time US, UK & Australian television shows. ‘Open Your Eyes’ was featured as the theme song in the TV promo for Emmy Award-winning ABC TV show ‘Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution’. In addition, ‘Hollywood Tonight’ has been heard on MTV's ‘The Hills’, and ‘Can You Hear Me’ on number 1 Australian show ‘Winners and Losers’.
‘Break the Spell’, the first single from ‘Simple Desire’ has also been featured on the ‘EA Games FIFA 12’ soundtrack.
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- Number of Items
- Media Type
- Simple Desire
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Open Your Eyes
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Break the Spell
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Heart of Universe
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Simple Desire
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Lover's Song
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Can You Hear Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] To Live
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Magic Moment
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Hollywood Tonight
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I've Been Looking for This
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Lay Me Down
- Pop / Rock
- Release Date
- 9 March 2012
- South Africa
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Date Released
- 2012-02-01 00:00:00
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