The Italians Do It Better boss revives Symmetry on vinyl.

Johnny Jewel, the creative spark behind Chromatics and Glass Candy, has announced the limited reissue of a promo album made with his label-mate Nat Walker under the name Symmetry.

The Messenger was given a tiny release in 2011 and quickly went out of print. A year later Symmetry followed it up with an ambitious two-hour instrumental album titled Themes for an Imaginary Film, which grew from Jewel’s unused score for the Ryan Gosling-fronted film Drive.

Now The Messenger is available on clear vinyl from the Italians Do It Better website, and to coincide with the reissue, Symmetry have revealed a hypnotic collage video for the moody album track ‘The Hunt’ – watch that below.

Earlier in the year, Italians Do It Better released the long-awaited sequel to After Dark (featuring Glass Candy, Desire, Mirage, Chromatics, and more) as a free download and shared the compilation’s instrumental mixes. [via Pitchfork]


01 Recurring Dream
02 The Messenger
03 Vanishing Point
04 Carousel
05 Waiting Room
06 Uptown Rain
07 Thicker Than Blood
08 Roulette
09 Lost In Time
10 Tunnel Vision
11 Surface Control
12 The Dancer
13 The Hunt



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