Vatican Shadow Compiles Rare Cassette Releases on Triple LP Set

Vatican Shadow - 'It Stands to Conceal'

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Before you read any further, head here. That’s because Vatican Shadow just launched the presale for the triple LP pressing of It Stands to Conceal. Set to ship around Christmas time, the set includes the rare cassette releases Jordanian Descent, Ghosts of Chechnya, and Atta’s Apartment Slated For Demolition. And playing off the project’s politically-charged themes, it’s limited to 911 gatefold copies, with the first 119 on red, white and blue wax.

Check out the complete tracklisting and cover art below, alongside Spotify-powered streams of each record…

Vatican Shadow - 'It Stands to Conceal'

LP I – Jordanian Descent:
1. Jordanian Descent (Sharia Law) (15:10)
2. Jordanian Descent (Guantanamo Military Commissions) (15:13)

LP II – Ghosts Of Chechnya:
3. Encryption Nets (6:24)
4. The House Of The Followers (2:32)
5. Peace Rage (2:51)
6. The Hamburg Cell Was Born In Chechnya (4:31)
7. He Held The Victims Responsible (3:45)
8. Voices Came Crackling Across A Motorola Hand-Held Radio (5:11)
9. Chechnya’s Ghosts Loom Large In Death Of Former Spy (6:09)
10. Snipers As A Breed Tend To Be Superstitious (7:16)

LP III – Atta’s Apartment Slated For Demolition:
11. There Was A Black Banner On The Floor (9:44)
12. Al Qaeda Possess Nuclear Capacity (9:49)
13. Wahhabi Money Flows (9:48)
14. Once This Fire Gathers Strength (9:08)