Mostly Autumn announce their forthcoming album, to be titled “Sight of Day”, with a planned shipping date of January 2017 and a general retail release for February.
Like every album since 2007, it will again be crowdfunded, using pre-orders to fund the recording, and they’re taking orders right now from Mostly Autumn Records
As has been the case with most of their other recent albums, the pre-order edition will be a limited edition double album with additional songs that won’t be on the single-disk retail edition. And it’s usually a good bet that some of the songs on the bonus disk will be every bit as good as anything on retaul edition. And it’s limited to 2000 copies, so get your order in now!
Kate Bush has announced the live album “Before the Dawn”, which will be available on 3 CDs or 4 vinyl records, released on November 26th. Recorded during her sold-out residency at the Hammersmith Apollo in 2004, it’s all completely live with no overdubs.
The tracklist is as follows:
Lily Hounds of Love Joanni Top of the City Never Be Mine Running Up That Hill King of the Mountain
Astronomer’s Call (Spoken monologue) And Dream of Sheep Under Ice Waking the Witch Watching Them Without Her ( dialogue) Watching You Without Me Little Light Jig Of Life Hello Earth The Morning Fog
Prelude Prologue An Architect’s Dream The Painter’s Link Sunset Aerial Tal Somewhere In Between Tawny Moon Nocturn Aerial Among Angels Cloudbusting
We have decided that we are not going to do a casting for a new guitarist. Thus we have ceased to be a quartet and have become a trio. In this line-up we will prepare our new studio album. Both in the recording studio and on tour – if we get back to touring – we will be playing with session guitarists, who are our friends, whom we know and like. But the line-up of Riverside will be as shown in the picture.
Yes, we do realise that this is not going to be the same band. We know that for many of you the story of Riverside ends here, this year, and that “Eye of the Soundscape” might be the last Riverside album you’ll buy. We know that some of you can’t imagine this band without the characteristic guitar of Piotr Grudziński and for you Riverside has ceased to exist. But our story is not over yet; with a flaw, with a scar, with a wealth of new experiences, we have decided to go on.
The band will be working on a new album, which may be “heavier and more intense”. In the meantime there’s the instrumental album “Eye of the Soundscape” combining music previously released as bonus material for earlier albums along with some brand new tracks,