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...All That Might Have Been... = LP = (LP)
LP edition. This is not a disc of conventional songs, though the fragments from which it's formed originally came from discrete examples of the standard form. These pieces, though, have been cut up and rearranged to form a continuous whole. As in a film, scenes blur into one another, moving backwards and forwards in time and space. Characters appear and disappear, wait in the shadows or are suddenly front of stage and under the spotlight. It's a chiaroscuro, quicksand world in which the music is both its own soundtrack and screenplay. Written and recorded over an eighteen month period - the longest ever for a PH solo work - the album has gone through many twists, turns and transformations before arriving in this final form. It's not a concept album as such but its use of jagged soundscapes, fleeting and shadowed characters and elusive plotlines place it closer to a cinematic world than a narrative song one. The sound palate consists of guitars, synths, crushed beats and, of course, insistent vocals and is unlike anything else Peter has attempted during his forty-five year career. The music is continuous, cross-fading from one piece to another.
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Specifications
Type: LP
Recorded: 2014
Release Date: 2014-11-21
Label: Fie! Records
Country: Euro
Item No: FIE9137V
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Track List
01 Sixpence
02 Someday
03 Vai Lentissimo
04 Not Going Anywhere
05 The Whole Thing Through
06 Clouds
07 Kabuki
08 Best Wishes
09 Outlier
10 Until
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