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Andrew Liles - It's Only Pain LP

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"It’s Only Pain" is Liles’ first ‘general’ release since 2018. All the lyrics used on the album were written by Liles’ father, Michael Liles. They were discovered when clearing out his spare room after his death in 2017. The poetry was written sometime in the late 70’s and has been given a life here.

As with most Liles releases this recording covers a lot of styles, from heavy rock to psychedelia, and even a track that wouldn’t be out of place in a West End musical. It is a compelling album full of unlikely twists and turns, a unique homage to his dead father’s memory and words. 

Contributions come from Karin Park, Faust’s Jean Hervé Peron, ex-Mayhem frontman Maniac and Mared Lenny (the critically acclaimed Welsh singer known as Swci Boscawen).

Also features Tangled Parrot's Matt Davies, and Awen Schiavone who also did all the translations.


1. Skid-Row Schizoid
2. A Thousand Minds
3. Bywyd Llonydd
4. Beyond the Cosmos
5. Electronic Library
6. Sailor Boy
7. Lliwiau
8. Humanist
9. Down the One Side
10. Freedom and Death

About this product: this release is pressed on black vinyl and is available with two cover variants, Pink and Blue.