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L’homme de l’ombre limited deluxe edition features the full album mastered by grammy winner Sean Magee at Abbey Road Studios in its vinyl and digital version. The record was cut to vinyl across a 180g LP in a stunning UV spot varnish gatefold sleeve with booklet. The digital masters come in a high quality WAV format and in a standard quality MP3 format, all transferred into a collector's USB key. The deluxe package also includes a signed copy of the first edition of the 120-page book Schemes Rock (a collection of forty texts written for Marc O by Bruno Pons Levy), A4 prints of manuscripts and recall sheets from the recording sessions, five promotional shots on A5 gloss paper, stickers and a 100% sturdy cotton canvas tote bag featuring the album artwork.

L’homme de l’ombre immerses you from start to finish in a sonic and lyrical journey that rewards your mind and emotions. Here you will find the glamorous rock attitude of Marc O’s musicianship colliding brilliantly with the wise and witty writing of french philosopher Bruno Pons Levy. The result is not so much a double identity, but an intangible and powerful third element, much like the mathematical equation described in the song The triangle squared (Le triangle au carré). This song is emblematic of Marc O’s persona: a musician of style and vision, crossing cultures and decades to collaborate with a remarkable team and create this, his most personal album. 

The album features a notable line-up of musician such as: Sami Yaffa (New York Dolls/Joan Jett), Dave Richmond (Serge Gainsbourg/Elton John), Christophe Deschamps (Jean-Michel Jarre), Kath Guifford (Stereolab), Will Crewdson (Adam & The Ants/The Selecters), Danny Ray (Bo Diddley/Brian Setzer)...

Gatefold: LP-180g Black Vinyl

Side 1

1. L'homme du monde

2. Le fondu des bas-fonds d'écran

3. Le Dissymètre

4. Le test de la femme à barbe

5. Les démodés

Side 2

1. Rendons le leurre

2. Le triangle au carré

3. Métalogue

4. Le Casanovice

5. L'homme de l'ombre


12 inch outer vinyl protective sleeves


Collector's USB Key

Full album in high quality (WAV's)

Full album in standard quality (MP3's)


Digital Artwork


Book: Schemes Rock, written by Bruno Pons Levy

Signed copy by the author

(French language)

Promotional pictures

5 promotional shots printed on a A5 gloss paper


A4 prints of music charts and recall sheets of the recording sessions

Promo stickers

Canvas tote bag

100% sturdy cotton canvas featuring the album artwork

Limited Deluxe Edition

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