Warning - Watching From A Distance - 2 x LP Splatter 100


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Kreation Records Responds to Warning “Watching From a Distance” Reissue Statements 

November 17, 2012 - We at Kreation Records would like to clear up some of the details about the controversy surrounding our license of the excellent “Watching From a Distance” album by Warning for vinyl reissue. 

Here are the facts. Cyclone Empire recently reissued the CD and we have worked together before so I asked them about licensing it for vinyl here in the U.S. They told me to contact Miskatonic Foundation, which originally released the “Watching From a Distance” LP. Miskatonic agreed to license it to us.  

In a situation such as this, it is the responsibility of the music licenser to communicate with the artist to work out the financial and creative details. In some cases the artist can become involved with the licensee, but that is at the discretion of the owner of the music. 

We were given the art to use by Miskatonic with instructions to change it around slightly, which we did. The layout and packaging came out fine and doesn’t differ significantly from the CD layout. 

It was not until after the records were pressed that I learned that Miskatonic Foundation did not involve the band whatsoever in this licensing, financially or creatively. I am flabbergasted that Miskatonic went forward with this project without contacting the band. 

Making this deal without Warning’s permission was at best disrespectful, and at worst deliberately conniving. I paid a very large sum of money to license this awesome album expecting that some of it would make it to the band.

I have offered vocalist/guitarist Patrick Walker additional money from my end to help make up for this and he declined. We had a conversation over the phone and everything was made clear to him about how this all came about.

Our intention was to put out a wonderful piece of music that has been near impossible to get on vinyl for years. Kreation Records and the band were both misled by this other party. On top of that, We at Kreation are deeply saddened that Patrick is not happy about the design.

We apologize for all the issues, inconveniences and heartburn this has caused. Our utmost goal is to put out great products for YOU, the fans of brilliant, heavy music.

Thanks to all for the continued support over the years. We are just a couple of guys working our asses off to spread first-rate music all over the world.

 

Warning - Watching From A Distance - 2 x Lp Gatefold

We are extremely proud to reissue this amazing piece of music.  Here is some critical acclaim and a brief review for those of you who are not familiar with this release.

"Watching From a Distance is one of the greatest albums ever released. It is heavy, depressing (perhaps the most depressing offering metal has), beautiful, and sincere."

"One of the most incredible and absorbing doom albums ever. Period."

"Classic of modern doom.  100%"

"One of the greatest albums ever released.  100%"

"Tremendously emotional, unbearable devastating.  100%"

"Warning plays doom metal, stripped down to its most basic form- a powerful expression of despair. The lyrics deal entirely with personal struggles, failure, longing, and other powerful feelings.  Patrick Walker's vocals are extremely intimate and emotional . Unlike traditional doom bands that employ operatic vocals, Patrick Walker sings in a plain but passionate voice. Every word is believable and authentic due to Walker's inexplicable power. Listen to "Footprints" and tell me you don't get chills every single time.

The guitar has an impressively heavy quality with a tasteful amount of roar on the sustained notes, while still maintaining a light and beautiful quality on the harmonized melodies.  This album is nearly flawless and a perfect doom metal experience."

A   Watching From A Distance    
B   Footprints    
C1   Bridges    
C2   Faces    
D   Echoes

This is the grey vinyl with black and white splatter - 2x LP Gatefold limited to 100




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  • Model: KR-43
  • Manufactured by: KREATION RECORDS