This Scarlet Train – Picture Frame

Seems This Scarlet Train missed out on the services of the internet chroniclers. Well, it was 1987 after all and I’m sure the countless fanzines that featured their mugs on the front cover back then have long since succumbed to that aging brownness. ‘Picture Frame’ was the lead track on an extended EP of theirs called ‘Fimbria’ which came out on the Scottish label Nightshift Records. And what a package of delights it was, full of tempestuous chords, understated vocals and primeval beats it goes straight to my heart and steals a little bit of it. They probably do make them like this somewhere but I’ve yet to uncover where they are. KD

This Scarlet Train – Picture Frame

Year: 1987

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