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Mogwai Release Les Revenants EP Digitally
Laurie Tuffrey , December 17th, 2012 12:11

Band will follow it with limited edition vinyl and full album releases in the new year

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Mogwai have today digitally released an EP cut (artwork above) of their soundtrack to French thriller series Les Revenants.

The EP has been put out now to coincide with the series' finale, and will be released as a limited edition 10" vinyl on January 28 via their Rock Action label. This well then be followed by a full soundtrack release on vinyl, CD and download on February 25. Get hold of the EP here, while the tracklisting is below:

  1. 'Wizard Motor'
  2. 'Soup'
  3. 'The Huts (Version)'
  4. 'This Messiah Needs Watching (Version)'

We've previously talked to John Cummings from the band about the soundtrack, which he described as: "Calmly unsettling. There were hints that there was going to be some kind of action in it, killings and whatnot, and we were a wee bit worried that they were wanting big rock music things, like we've done before and we enjoy doing on albums, but sometimes you see a film with a chase sequence and it's got big rock music on it it's just ridiculous. So there was a wee bit of that, trying to tone down the impact drama of the music in order for it to support strange goings on… we tried to keep the rock to a minimum." Read the full interview here.