Silence Is Sexy
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In the past two decades the never ending quest of Einsturzende Neubauten to question and destroy all that had to do with and emanated from the popular culture left a very noticeable mark in the institution. Uncompromising and ever inventive, EN turned every concept associated with popular music and art upside down and inside out. Furthermore, the resulting flesh was sometimes shredded into pieces and reassembled back together the way only the band could imagine.
The progressive elimination of every layer of cultural conformity, the process of stripping life naked of lies and concessions made by the self-indulgent mass media, brought the band to the realization of the fact that behind all this a much more important thing is present. The metaphysical nature of what is behind cannot be described directly in words or music. It is that which we can only describe as the transcendental Beauty. And now that all layers have been peeled, it is time to attempt the impossible: describe the underlying essence.
"Silence Is Sexy" tries to do just that. Every song offers a new approach to grasping the essence of the quality that we call beauty. Beauty is represented by colors (SABRINA.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Essentially a new band since the days of Strategies of OT and Halber Mensch. Much less of the manic frenzied sounds of madness [which was great but artistically limited them] and... Read morePublished on April 12, 2014 by Nur Nodes in NiL
Has anybody else thought that "Sabrina" is a wonderful song, but something is not right with the CD versions? Read morePublished on July 22, 2013 by Marcos Feitosa
Although their first two or three albums are difficult to digest, I am a committed fan of the Einstürzende Neubauten. Read morePublished on May 28, 2013 by idratherbe
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If you don't know this album, get to know it. Read more
An excellent double cd. Never owned the original, so can't compare. I like to listen to it all afternoon while painting.Published on March 28, 2013 by Homer
i prefer analogue. this sound on this record is so phat, i'm telling you it's crystal-clear, pressed with love and the packaging is great. Read morePublished on May 18, 2012 by J. Wagner
Silence Is Sexy being EN's 8th studio album and their 2000 release is a very low key affair sound wise compared their earlier releases. Read morePublished on September 28, 2009 by Bjorn Viberg
First off, if you're reading this, you're probably already a fan. So I'm not going into the nuances of trying to convince you why you should listen to this band. Read morePublished on January 27, 2008 by E. Stobie