All Cats Are Grey

‘La nuit, tous les chats sont gris’

I only recently found out that this was a well known French saying.

Presumably inspiration for the title of one of the deepest tracks taken from the cathedral of infinite soft enveloping doom that is the haunted album ‘Faith‘ by the Cure.

This detailed interview with Mike Hedges opens up the secrets of how quite a bit of 17 Seconds was produced & engineered.

All three LPs from that darker era were parts of a whole (as Mike says in that interview), really pushing the studio art to new possibilities.

It was also released as a cassette and some sort of film.

“A single note rings on and on and on . . “

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