Songs We Love: Jane Weaver, 'I Need A Connection' This British artist released one of 2014's most captivating albums to little acclaim at the time. Now, The Silver Globe is getting the reissue treatment with bonus material.
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Songs We Love: Jane Weaver, 'I Need A Connection'

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Songs We Love: Jane Weaver, 'I Need A Connection'

Jane Weaver is re-releasing her 2014 opus, The Silver Globe, on March 30 with a bonus mini-album, The Amber Light. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jane Weaver is re-releasing her 2014 opus, The Silver Globe, on March 30 with a bonus mini-album, The Amber Light.

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One of the best albums of 2014 that no one heard (read: that went unpublicized) was Jane Weaver's The Silver Globe. It's an epic kraut-pop opera of sorts, teeming with motorik rhythms and analogue synths. Weaver's lyrics indirectly examine what it means to succeed during our brief time on this planet, both as an artist and as a member of the human race. Each song beautifully transitions into the next, which made The Silver Globe something best experienced in a 47-minute chunk — not exactly ideal for the digital world we've found ourselves in. (Not everyone overlooked Weaver's opus. Check out this feature from last October on the British website The Quietus.)

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Jane Weaver is re-releasing her 2014 opus, The Silver Globe, on March 30 with a bonus mini-album, The Amber Light.

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Songs We Love

I Need A Connection

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When The Silver Globe started popping up on various "albums we slept on" lists in January, Weaver decided to capitalize on the momentum. She's re-releasing the album on March 30, this time with a second disc called The Amber Light. The first taste of this new mini-album is "I Need A Connection," and it's a great example of why we won't be sleeping on this record a second time.

Here's the tracklist for The Silver Globe's double-disc reissue.

Disc One

1. The Silver Globe
2. Argent
3. The Electric Mountain
4. Arrows
5. Don't Take My Soul
6. Cells
7. Mission Desire
8. Stealing Gold
9. If Only We Could Be In Love
10. Your Time In This Life Is Just Temporary

Disc Two (The Amber Light)

1. La Pomme D'Argent
2. I Need A Connection
3. You Are Dissolved
4. The Amber Light
5. Argent (Tom Furse Extrapolation)
6. Cascade In Dark
7. Electric Mountain (Andy Votel Analogue Mountain Instrumental)
8. Parade Of Blood Red Roses
9. Your Time In This Life Is Just Temporary (PJ Philipson Version)
9. Neotantrik Globes (Excerpt)