MONO // BEYOND THE PAST - 2CD
RELEASE DATE: 19/03/2021
"Beyond the Past: Live in London with the Platinum Anniversary Orchestra" documents MONO's extraordinary performance from the Beyond the Past event that celebrated the band's 20th anniversary, which took place at the historic Barbican Centre in London, England on December 14, 2019.
For that once-in-a-lifetime event, MONO selected a memorable lineup of old and new friends, including fellow Japanese underground icons, Boris and Envy, as well as French post-metal legends, Alcest, and UK collaborators A.A. Williams and Jo Quail.
The event culminated with MONO performing with The Platinum Anniversary Orchestra, featuring National Youth String Orchestra to a rapt, sold-out audience of 2,000.
Playing through a two-hour set that touches on the band's entire history, the sheer euphoria and dynamic resonance that engulfed the massive crowd was captured in brilliant detail by MONO's live sound engineer, Matt Cook.
Meticulously mastered by Bob Weston and presented here in its entire two-hour glory, Beyond the Past is one of the most essential MONO recordings.
Packaged in a 2CD digipak package, this is the rare document of an event that is an event in and of itself.
1. God Bless
2. After You Comes The Flood
4. Nowhere, Now Here
5. Death In Rebirth
6. Dream Odyssey
8. Meet Us Where The Night Ends
9. Halcyon (Beautiful Days)
10. Ashes In The Snow
11. Exit In Darkness