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Wire - Chairs Missing mp3 album

  • Performer: Wire
  • Title: Chairs Missing
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: AU ADX MP1 VOC MOD RA AIFF
  • Released: 2018
  • Style: New Wave, Post-Punk
  • MP3 album: 1679 mb
  • FLAC album: 1216 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 535
Wire - Chairs Missing mp3 album

Chairs Missing is the second studio album by English rock band Wire. It was released in August 1978. The album peaked at number 48 in the UK Albums Chart.

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Chairs Missing is the second album by the British band Wire. It was released in 1978.

Is Chairs Missing the best album by Wire? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. Chairs Missing by Wire (1978) Overall rank: 671st. Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1978 (17th). Top albums of the 1970s (160th). Top 1,000 albums of all time (671st).

Album Name Chairs Missing. Released date September 1978. Music StylePost-punk. Members owning this album3. 1. Practise Makes Perfect. 2. French Film Blurred. 3. Another the Letter. 4. Men 2nd. 5. Marooned.

Chairs Missing marks a partial retreat from Pink Flag's austere, bare-bones minimalism, although it still takes concentrated listening to dig out some of the melodies. Producer Mike Thorne's synth adds a Brian Eno-esque layer of atmospherics, and Wire itself seems more concerned with the sonic textures it can coax from its instruments; the tempos are slower, the arrangements employ more detail and sound effects, and the band allows itself to stretch out on a few songs. In general, the lyrics are darker than those on Pink Flag, even morbid at times; images of cold, drowning, pain, and suicide haunt the record, and the title itself is a reference to mental instability.

There are some records that changed my life forever, and Chairs Missing is one of them. I first heard this record when it came to this country as a . import over thirty years ago, and it is still as fantastic to me now as it was then. It certainly pointed me in a different direction and showed me the possibilities of what a band could be and do. From the moment I heard it, I was off down a new road, and I've never looked back. Sadly underrated, do yourself a favor and get this incredible album by an amazing band that was truly decades ahead of its time

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Practice Makes Perfect
Written-By – Gilbert*, Newman*
4:06
A2 French Film Blurred
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
2:35
A3 Another The Letter
Written-By – Gilbert*, Newman*
1:06
A4 Men 2nd
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
1:43
A5 Marooned
Written-By – Gilbert*, Newman*, Lewis*
2:21
A6 Sand In my Joints
Written-By – Lewis*
1:51
A7 Being Sucked In Again
Written-By – Newman*
3:12
A8 Heartbeat
Flute [Flutes] – Kate LukasWritten-By – Newman*
3:15
B1 Mercy
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
5:46
B2 Outdoor Miner
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
1:45
B3 I Am The Fly
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
3:06
B4 I Feel Mysterious Today
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
1:56
B5 From The Nursery
Written-By – Newman*, Lewis*
3:00
B6 Used To
Written-By – Gilbert*, Newman*
2:21
B7 Too Late
Written-By – Gilbert*, Newman*
4:16

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Pinkflag
  • Copyright (c) – Pinkflag
  • Distributed By – Cargo
  • Licensed From – The state51 Conspiracy
  • Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – BH10177

Credits

  • Art Direction – Brian Palmer
  • Bass, Vocals – Lewis*
  • Drums – Robert Grey
  • Engineer – Paul Hardiman
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Ken Thomas
  • Guitar [Guitars] – B.C.Gilbert*
  • Music By – Wire
  • Photography By – Annette Green
  • Producer – Mike Thorne
  • Sleeve [Sleeve Concept] – Gilbert*, Lewis*
  • Vocals, Guitar [Guitars] – Colin Newman

Notes

Manufactured under licence from The state51 Conspiracy.

℗ & © 2018 pinkflag

Not available on cassette

Printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 024545 812411
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5024545812411
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): PF12LP-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): PF12LP-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 side A runout, etched): PF12LP . A¹ BH10177-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 side B runout, etched): PF12LP . B¹ BH10177-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 side A runout, etched): PF12LP . A¹ BH10177-01 A1 VɅ ​
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 side B runout, etched): PF12LP . B¹ BH10177-01 B1​

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SHSP 4093, OC 062-06 801 Wire Chairs Missing ‎(LP, Album, Fir) Harvest, Harvest SHSP 4093, OC 062-06 801 UK 1978
PF12, 843190000517 Wire Chairs Missing ‎(CD, RE, RM) Pinkflag, Pinkflag PF12, 843190000517 US 2006
PF12SE Wire Chairs Missing ‎(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + CD + Album, RM, S/Editi) Pinkflag PF12SE 2018
PF12 Wire Chairs Missing ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Pinkflag PF12 2018
SHSP 4093 Wire Chairs Missing ‎(LP, Album, RE) Harvest SHSP 4093 UK 1987



Reviews about Wire - Chairs Missing (8):
Sudert
My copy of this pressing sounds great, no warp and very little surface noise. The label reads Side Two instead of reading Side One and vice versa. Going to keep it and treat it as a quirk.
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My copy of this repress has the sides reversed: "Side one" starts with 'Mercy,' other "Side one" starts with 'Practice Makes Perfect' Irregular pressing I suppose. Sounds great though.
Hellblade
Very welcome pressing. I suppose there is a tiny bit of surface noise here and there b ut I can live with that because most vinyl comes with a little bit here and there. Not as bad as others have described here. Classic record all the way.
Maman
I'm enjoying this pressing. Don't have the original so can't compare dynamics. I cleaned mine on an Audio Desk Pro and am not hearing the surface noise others are complaining about, so I'd suggest a deep cleaning of the record before playing. I do have the misprint for side 2; both sides are listed as "side 1" but the track listings are at least correct.
Dilmal
Save your money and don't bother, absolute horrible QC on these. My copy of this was significantly dish warped right out of the package and had some surface noise in spots. A waste of $30.
Cobyno
I was lucky with the other two. I was on the fence about selling my original and swapping it out. Now I definitely will not! Thank you.
Ieregr
I like 154, but this is the one for me. This appears to be a fairly well pressed medium weight vinyl copy with faithful artwork reproduction. I've owned multiple copies over the years and the mastering here is clean and clear. A little groove swing out of Being Sucked In Again. Some very minor surface noise during Heartbeat and a bit of static as Mercy gets going. Nothing disruptive, but not perfect either.
IGOT
which has the better sound? Any reissue worh it? thanks

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