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Throwing Muses return with their first studio album in over a decade - published as a book.

Purgatory/Paradise is a 32-track album which is being released as a deluxe 64-page book containing:

* the full studio album on CD
* photographs and artwork by Dave Narcizo and Kristin Hersh
* lyrics for each song
* stories and essays by Kristin Hersh to accompany each track
* instructions on how to download exclusive content

The exclusive content will only be available with this special book edition.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 80 pages
  • 159 x 240 x 12mm | 290g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (black and white, and colour)
  • 0007525443
  • 9780007525447
  • 178,167

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`Hersh still transmits a visionary quality through her songs, her writings only adding to the sense of compulsion 4/5.' MOJO

`Strong return 9/10' UNCUT

`One of the great US alt-rock bands of the 80s and 90s.' GUARDIAN

`One of the most inventive bands of the late-80s.' BBC Music

`They manage to sound quite like nobody else, their songs coiled and complex.' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

`A gorgeous standalone object-particularly the writing... Purgatory/Paradise really is unlike anything I've heard this year 8/10' PITCHFORK
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About Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses were formed by Kristin Hersh in 1981 and are considered one of the most influential alternative rock bands of the modern era. Their albums include `The Fat Skier', `Hunkpapa' and `The Real Ramona'.

Kristin Hersh has also enjoyed a successful solo career, including a Top 10 UK album with `Hips and Makers' and more recently with her album `Crooked' which was also released as a book.
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