Australian band, Dead Can Dances album Spleen & Ideal is regarded as the album in which the band would come to define its sound and style for the remainder of its career. The straightforward Goth affectations are exchanged for a sonic palette and range of imagination.
‚Spleen & Ideal is the bands second album and its title is directly taken from "Spleen et Id√©al", a collection of poems by French poet Charles Baudelaire which form a section of his magnum opus Les Fleurs du mal.
Artist: Dead Can Dance
Title:Spleen & Ideal
Cat #: CAD3623
Year: 1985. Reissued 2016
Format: 12" LP
Track List:1.De Profundis (Out of the Depths of Sorrow)
4.The Cardinal Sin
6.Enigma of the Absolute
9. Indoctrination (A Design For Living)