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Now We Have Light = 3 CD / DVD = (CD)
Now We Have Light is the third Sanguine Hum album, following on from the acclaimed albums Diving Bell and the Weight of the World. Now We Have Light is a double CD concept album. Unusually with this record, it is also something that the band have been working on for over a decade, and its roots go right back to the days of Antique Seeking Nuns, which was the earliest project that guitarist Joff Winks and keyboard player Matt Baber collaborated on. During this time they hatched a truly bizarre conceptual story to hang even more music around - a work that perhaps was too ambitious for them at the time, and one which took the formation of Sanguine Hum to make it a feasible challenge to complete. Somewhat like a twisted mix of Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, Frank Zappa's Joe's Garage and the Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Now We Have Light is a future parable set in an entirely possible scenario, in which entirely impossible events start occurring. Although a core group of songs were written for this album as far back as 2002, the band were inspired by the most recent Sanguine Hum material to revisit the old tunes and where needed develop and rewrite what already existed, whilst also creating a large amount of brand new music at the same time. Ultimately, it has come to represent a definitive cross section of all the work that they have made as Antique Seeking Nuns, Joff Winks Band, Nunbient and Sanguine Hum thus far. Recorded once again in Oxford, at Evolution Studios, the double album features alongside Joff Winks and Matt Baber, original bassist Brad Waissman and, making his second studio appearance with the band, Henry Fool and No-Man drummer, Andrew Booker. Also, the band invited renowned UK jazz vibraphone player, Jim Hart, to perform on several tracks, which marks the first time that a guest musician has appeared on a Sanguine Hum album. This limited edition 3 disc digi-pack set features the double album of Now We Have Light, and a DVD which features a documentary on the making of the album, with an interview and out-takes. The set also package comes wrapped in a striking cover of illustrations from graphic artist Meriel Waissman. Now We Have Light
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Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 2014
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Label: Esoteric / Antenna
Country: Euro
Item No: EANTCD31043
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Track List
Disc 1
01 Desolation Song
02 Drastic Attic
03 Getting Warmer
04 Out Of Mind
05 Theft
06 Shit !
07 Chat Show
08 Derision
Disc 2
01 Just A Prelude
02 Cat Factory
03 Out Of Beach
04 End Of The Line
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