Repelish

Album: Rave Tapes (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Mogwai's eighth studio album, Rave Tapes, which was recorded at the band's aptly-named Castle of Doom studio in Glasgow. Guitarist Stuart Braithwaite told Uncut magazine: "I think the feel of Les Revenants seeped into Rave Tapes a little bit, and because we did them both in Castle of Doom it felt like part of the same thing."

    "We were listening to an awful lot of horror film soundtracks, Goblin, Fabio Frizzi, John Carpenter, Morricone's Theme to The Exorcist II," he added. "We not good enough to do anything like it, but it's amazing stuff."
  • Braithwaite told Uncut: "The title 'Repelish' is a word that Martin (Bulloch, drums)'s mum uses when she wants another drink; she means 'replenish.'"

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