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Thought & Language

by Dead Leaf Echo

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Agent K Dead Leaf Echo keeps getting better with each release.
Fans of Ride, Early Boo Radleys & Slowdive pay heed.
One of the best dream pop - modern shoegazer bands out there. Mesmerizing blend of echoing shimmering guitar hooks backed with atmospheric vocal harmonies.
This is a keeper. Favorite track: Kingmaker.
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  • Thought & Language Double LP (2x12")
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    The double LP of Thought & Language on vinyl. 2 12" in a gatefold jacket. First 100 copies pressed on coloured Opaque Haze. Full color innersleeves with lyrics. Design by Vaughan Oliver/v23 (4AD) Double LP features 16 full songs.

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Conception 02:29
Kingmaker 03:59
Memorytraces 04:40
Birth 04:23
Child 04:07
Thought 02:21
Heavensent 04:34
She Breathes 04:51
Flowerspeak 06:16


Dead Leaf Echo’s previous work with Ulrich Schnauss on their Pale Fire EP has now caught the attention of famed 4AD producer John Fryer (Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil) who has mixed their debut LP “Thought & Language”. This is a concept album that follows the conception and birth of a child and his discovery of thought and language.

By incorporating elements of ambient, baroque, dream-pop, shoegaze, new wave, and goth, and crafting every aspect of their sound and vision, DLE remain one of the few left willing to work on high-art as concept.

Preorder now with amazing incentives. Test pressings, band performances & services, guest list for life, handwritten + drawn ephemera & more. For bonus materials with your LP preorder, visit


released April 2, 2013

Mixed by John Fryer
Mixed at Mission Sound and Strange Weather
Engineered by Oliver Strauss and Justin Colletti
Additional Engineering by Andy Marcinokowsky
Tape Transfers by Hugh Pool at Excello Studios
Co-Production on Conception by The Invisible Kid
Heavensent recorded by Mark Van Hoen
Mastered by Joe Lambert
Produced by LG Galleon

Design by Vaughan Oliver/v23

Executive Producers
LG Galleon
Chris Bendix


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Neon Pop/Dreamrock Record Label in the tradition of Factory, Creation, Clairecords, Sarah, 4AD, etc. Never Lose That Feeling but always search for new horizons...

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