Highly respected British artist Steven Wilson has revealed that his third solo album will be titled 'The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)'. Set for release by Kscope on February 25, 2013, the much anticipated new album was written between January and July and recorded in Los Angeles in September. Steven's current band is a collection of stellar musicians: lead guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Nick Beggs, Marco Minnemann on the drums, Theo Travis playing saxophone/flute, and Adam Holzman on keyboards. The record has been engineered by legendary producer/engineer Alan Parsons and consists of 6 songs, 3 of which are 10 minute plus epics and are based on stories of the supernatural. This vinyl edition of the album is pressed on 180gm heavyweight vinyl and is packaged a gatefold sleeve with printed inners. For those who do not know Steven Wilson he is 4-times Grammy-nominated artist and the founder and frontman of Porcupine Tree. Porcupine Tree have sold in excess of 1 million records worldwide and the band's last tour concluded in sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York and the Royal Albert Hall in London. Wilson's Previous solo album, "Grace For Drowning", charted around the world (UK No. 34, Germany No. 22, Netherlands No. 22 Dutch, US Billboard Rock album chart No. 19, Poland No. 7). In recent years Steven has emerged as a highly sought after re-mixer, working on 5.1 / surround mixes of classic albums by King Crimson, Jethro Tull, ELP and more. His production credits include work with Opeth, Anathema, Marillion, Anja Garbarek, Fish and Yoko Ono and he sang and co-wrote track on Pendulum's #1 album, Immersion. He was also the winner of the 'Guiding Light' award at the 2012 Prog Magazine awards.
Steven Wilson's supremely ambitious third album, The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories), consists of 6 remarkable songs (3 of which are over 10 minutes long).
The current SW band, which comprises some of the world's most respected musicians (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Nick Beggs, drummer Marco Minnemann, saxophonist/flautist Theo Travis and keyboard player Adam Holzman), has taken Steven's music into new and unexpected directions.
Lyrically based on stories of the supernatural, the album was recorded and engineered in Los Angeles by legendary producer/engineer Alan Parsons.
This vinyl edition of the album is pressed on 180gm heavyweight vinyl and is packaged a gatefold sleeve with printed inners.
1. Luminol (12.10)
1. Drive Home (7.37)
2. The Holy Drinker (10.13)
1. The Pin Drop (5.03)
2. The Watchmaker (11.43)
1. The Raven That Refused to Sing (7.57)