Visual Kei Band el:cid Release Long Out of Print Songs [Japan]

el:cid was formed in Kyoto in 1992 and disbanded around October 1996, however before their dissolution a bunch of their stunning tracks which were born in their 4 years of activity remained unreleased because of unseen circumstances. It is said that el:cid‘s style of music was foresight in embracing shoegaze and digital ROCK since its activity in the 90’s. Even more than 20 years on, el:cid is still beloved by their fans and their music withstood the test of time to become a timeless classic.

The band is about to release an album entitled ‘In the Shade’ by a member of a band called Beast, Nagano, who is the chief supervisor of this release. The album will be released on August 18th on Haunted House and will contain 15 tracks.

If you grab a copy via the HAUNTED HOUSE official webshop (pre-sale start May 21st), you also will receive a bonus CD-R with a few more extra tracks, one of the tracks will be Shayou (斜陽)[Original Ver) which was originally released on the Rock Tengoku Jack In the Music Box omnibus album. Additionally, you will receive the album earlier than the regular stores will send it to you.

(Please note that HAUNTED HOUSE does not ship overseas. If you need help to choose a good proxy please be free to ask help in the vkgy discord server or DM JROCKNROLL via twitter.)

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