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Solar (Rob Sowden) - Interfearon

Started by erik, Thu, 2020-05-14, 20:30:29

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erik

https://www.robertsowden.com/solar

https://robertsowden1.bandcamp.com/releases

Rob Sowden has released a follow up to the 2003 album Dark Places, Interfearon (digital only @Bandcamp). Looking at the tracklist it looks like "Dark Places 1.5" with many titles returning, don't know if these are new recordings but anyhow it is nice to see new activity and Dark Places is out of print.

Tracklist   
1.She Knows 05:24
2.Come 04:23
3.Forlorn 06:29
4.Caving In 07:52
5.Mother Of Mother 08:01
6.Odyssey (In 'A' Major) 09:05
7.Untouchable 07:04
8.Arizona Dream (Letter To Valou) 06:56
9.Twice As Bright As The Sun 08:41

About
Interfearon is a progressive and ambient art rock album. Totally self indulgent. It is a culmination of ideas and inspirations years in forming, with songs of love, unrequited love and alien abduction.

Credits
released April 5, 2020

All songs written by Robert Sowden.
Robert Sowden - Vocals and guitar.
Simon Bell - Drums.
Lawrence Jarvis - Bass.
Recorded and Produced at Outhouse Studios by John Mitchell.
Cover Art - Richard Shepherd.
Guests;
John Mitchell - Guitar.
Ian Mundwyler - Guitar.
Gavin Taylor - Sax.
DJ Rusty.
Zarand Schuller - Hurdy-Gurdy.
Rick Smith - Percussion
We stare at our screens
All our lives
What a waste of eyes..

PH

Wow cool!
It looks like it's a remastered edition of "Dark Places", maybe even some re-recorded parts indeed.
Definitively enhanced because I hear things I don't recognise.

Come and Forlorn are 'new' songs. (I don't know whether they are new as in 'recent', or just earlier written but previously unreleased.)
But I also miss four other songs: Cheap Trill, Psycho, Atrophy and In A Dark Place.
To me, it seems strange to bring out a remaster and just neglect some of the songs.

Anyway, I hope this means there's some new stuff on the way!! Let's hope so!

Thank you Erik, as always!

erik

Cool, have not had the time to listen, thanks Paco good you hear new things in the familiar Dark Places songs!
We stare at our screens
All our lives
What a waste of eyes..

Teunis

Will listen to this, haven't heard this solo stuff. Thanks for informing us 8).
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
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Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)