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Birth name  Ladan Hussein
Website  Official site
Also known as  Al Spx
Name  Cold Specks
Occupation(s)  artist
Genres  Soul music, Gothic rock
Years active  2009–present

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Associated acts  PJ Harvey Massive Attack Moby Swans Ambrose Akinmusire
Role  Singer-songwriter ·
Albums  I Predict a Graceful Expulsion, Neuroplasticity, Holland, Dancing Coins EP
Record labels  Mute Records, Arts & Crafts Productions, EMI
Nominations  Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Similar People  Moby, Cabaret Voltaire, SCUM, Ambrose Akinmusire, Beth Jeans Houghton

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Cold Specks is the stage name of singer-songwriter Ladan Hussein, who was previously known as Al Spx. Her music has been described as doom-soul. The name Cold Specks is taken from a line in James Joyce's Ulysses ("Born all in the dark wormy earth, cold specks of fire, evil, lights shining in the darkness.").


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She released her debut album, I Predict a Graceful Expulsion, on May 21, 2012, on Mute Records and Arts & Crafts in Canada.

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Her second album, Neuroplasticity, was released on August 26, 2014. It featured trumpet playing by Ambrose Akinmusire and backing vocals from Michael Gira of Swans.

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  • 2012: I Predict a Graceful Expulsion #86 CAN
  • 2014: Neuroplasticity
  • Singles

  • 2011: "Holland"
  • 2012: "Winter Solstice"
  • 2012: "Blank Maps"
  • 2012 "Hector"
  • 2014: "Absisto"
  • 2015: "Bodies at Bay"
  • 2017: "Fool's Paradise"
  • References

    Cold Specks Wikipedia

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