Magic In The Dark

by Woo

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To accompany the reissue of Woo’s Into The Heart Of Love, Emotional Rescue is releasing a limited 7” featuring songs not included on the vinyl pressing, plus a previously unreleased version of the beautiful title song, which only appeared in later form on their CD only, La Luna album.

With the original Into The Heart Of Love album only appearing as a 60 minute cassette-only release, several of the albums songs could not make the first time vinyl issue from Emotional Rescue.

Therefore, this limited edition 7” includes two of those ommited songs. The wistful English folk duet between Mark Ives and Sue Amor on Make Me Tea and it’s sibling on the album, A Little Long Way.

Possibly Woo’s most straight forward folk song, Make Me Tea is as the title imagines a very particular English poem. Recording as a duet between two late night lovers, awaking from post-love making slumber to find peace and with it, a nice, perfect cup of tea.

However, it is the inclusion of the unreleased version of the title song, Magic In The Dark that is worth the admission price alone. Taken from the CD only album, La Luna, the original’s short and gentle story of late night love is presented here in it’s alternate demo form.

A different vantage point is shown in revelation and then exhaltation. The sadder start expands
in to a beautiful and wonderus folk celebration. Mark’s vocals and guitar are later joined by gentle rhythmic percussion from brother Clive, before Clarinets duet to a yearning finale.

Woo once again showing their unique mix of folk and new age electronics.

A one off to cherish.

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released October 10, 2014

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