LP / Mannequin Records / 2012
Limited edition 300 copies, it includes a 16 pages booklet with unreleased photos and lyrics.
L.A.S.’s Crime (the initials
stand for “Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime”, a famous
short novel by Oscar Wilde) is an electronic band from Siena (in the
medieval tuscan, center of Italy) founded in 1984 by Sandro Marchetti
(vocals, synthesizer, programming) and Maria Elena Brogi (vocals,
With a music sometimes soft, sometimes melancholic, but always fully
electronic the duo from 85 to 89 L.A.S.'s Crime produced 5 demo tapes
(Five Lies '85, Anomaly '87, Inanitas '87, Electa '88, Korobi '89) and
a studio album (Abyss 43) registered at Sound City studio of Florence,
but remained unreleased for label close.
During the five years of activity (85-89) the band had various
additional members for the live concerts, but the original nucleous
always have represented the true creative engine with more than 60
songs in a few years...Some of this songs have survived for 25 years
exclusively for users' choice, spreading through the web.
Today, thank to the italian label "Mannequin", 13 selected songs can
have finally a new life on vinyl, giving to the listener a small piece
of 80's remained intact...