- First ever, fully-authorized reissue remastered from the original tapes.
- Edition of 500 copies on midnight blue splatter vinyl.
- Liner notes from songwriter Bill Last and early champion Jack D. Fleischer.
- Comes with a download for the full album plus two never-before-heard bonus tracks, expanded liner notes and original handwritten sheet music.
Folk Evaluation continues to mine the DIY home-recorded pop underground with its second release, an authorized reissue of the seldom seen but highly sought-after 1977 album by Connecticut’s best-kept secret: inter-generational dream-pop outfit Twilight Nuages.
Based around the songwriting talents of high school music teacher Bill Last, the band features a supergroup of friends and students, including four incredibly gifted 16-17-year-old girls sharing lead and backup vocal duties throughout. The eight-piece-strong band recorded live in Bill’s parents’ basement straight to ¼” stereo tape with no overdubs whatsoever, and the end result will leave even the most jaded of listeners with their jaws hanging in disbelief. From sunshine pop to country swing to devastatingly sincere piano ballads, the amount of heart and pop ingenuity on display is simply staggering. Imagine if the kids from the Langley Schools Music Project grew up to be in the Olivia Tremor Control and you’re part way there.
Originally pressed up in an edition of 200 copies and given away to friends and family, this deluxe reissue comes in a high quality tip-on jacket, features remastering from the original ¼” tapes by Josh Bonati, and comes with a download for the full LP plus two never-before-heard cuts from the vaults, extended interviews and sheet music.