MG

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MG
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Album MG
By Martin Gore
Catalogue number STUMM381
Release date 27th April 2015
Recorded March 2014 – February 2015
Recorded at Electric Ladyboy, Santa Barbara
Produced by Martin Gore
Studio assistance Will Hinton II
Mastered by Stefan Betke
Design Martin Gore
Illustration Merton Gauster
Length 54:11
Number of tracks 16

MG is the second solo studio album by Martin Gore and the first to exclusively feature original material. It was released on 27th April 2015 by Mute Records.

Track list

  1. Pinking
  2. Swanning
  3. Exalt
  4. Elk
  5. Brink
  6. Europa Hymn
  7. Creeper
  8. Spiral
  9. Stealth
  10. Hum
  11. Islet
  12. Crowly
  13. Trysting
  14. Southerly
  15. Featherlight
  16. Blade

For a full list of songs produced for this album, see the list of MG songs.

Quotes

I wanted to keep the music very electronic, very filmic and give it an almost sci-fi like quality. Music is a necessity for me. I go into the studio at least 5 days a week, every week, so once I had the idea and the template, the process was quick and fun.[1] — Martin Gore - mute.com - 2015

As the album is very electronic and has no vocals, I felt it deserved another persona so decided to carry on the MG concept from the VCMG album.[1] — Martin Gore - mute.com - 2015

As a songwriter, I am aware of the power of words. Especially when they are juxtaposed in the right way with chords and melody. I am also aware of the power of pure music and the emotions that can be created by musical atmospheres and that is what I wanted to capture with this project.[1] — Martin Gore - mute.com - 2015


Albums: Counterfeit²MG
EPs: Counterfeit e.p.The Third Chimpanzee
Related works: Depeche ModeVCMG


References