“Mental Slavery” is no doubt the most open and club-minded album written by LEAETHER STRIP since his return to the forefront of the electronic scene. Claus Larsen masterfully delivers a very angry and upbeat album dealing with mental distortions triggered by our world made of fear, pain and anger. A concept perfectly captured in the album art by the talented American artist Evi Numen.
Besides a couple of more intimate songs Larsen also added several tracks inspired of such classics like Beethoven’s “Moonlight sonata”, Chopin’s “Funeral march” or songs like the pearl “My Shadow is your home” or yet “My Funeral”. There is also the collaborations with Andi Sex Gang who offers the perfect vocal duet to “What have I done” or yet the acoustic version of “Songs for Pia” by I:SCINTILLA’s Jim Cookas…
For those of you who have the chance to put their hand on the deluxe carton box limited 3CD edition of this album, you will also enjoy the “Mental Disturbance” bonus CD featuring some 17 bonus remixes by bands like PORTION CONTROL, E-CRAFT, Sebastian Komor, KANT KINO, PSY’AVIAH, AUTODAFEH, etc.
This 2CD is also available as an extended bonus tracks download – see the player below.