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alexandrine by GRICE - album teaser

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New Album Alexandrine by Art Rock artist Grice - Out 22 June on the burning shed label - www.burningshed.com Album teaser features an extract from the track Frozen Water taken from Alexandrine by GRICE. Artrock musician and emotive singer-songwriter, GRICE returns with his much anticipated second album ‘Alexandrine’. The 12-track album is produced by GRICE and features Richard Barbieri (Porcupine Tree, Japan, Hogarth & Barbieri) on keyboards, synthesisers and as co-producer on a number of tracks. Alexandrine is mixed by Steve Jansen (Japan, Rain Tree Crow) who also lends his unique percussive input, tonalities and treatments. The album features musical contributions from a unique line-up, including Hossam Ramzy on percussion (Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel), Italian freeform trumpet player Luca Calabrese, BJ Cole on pedal steel guitar (Felt, T-Rex), Suzanne Barbieri (vocals) and violinist Steve Bingham (No-Man). The core band comprises of Al Swainger on bass and 05Ric on drums (Gavin Harrison). ‘Alexandrine is a multi-faceted rare gem, an intricate play of changing colours and unique rhythms diffracted by GRICE’S passionate vocals and powerful songwriting.’ ‘ Through sonic musical sculpture, instrumental eclecticism and Proustian detail, Alexandrine entices the listener to embark on a voyage through continents and cultures. Alexandrine conjures celluloid fantasies and narrates a kaleidoscope of emotions.’ Alexandrine is mastered by Simon Heyworth (Mike Oldfield/Tubular Bells) and is available on CD in an elegant card digi-pack with original artwork by British artist Elizabeth McAlpine. Alexandrine is released on the burning shed label and through hungersleep records. Order CD now for release date: 22 June 2015 from burning shed - www.burningshed.com Digital download available from bandcamp - https://hungersleeprecords.bandcamp.com Track listing 1. Alexandrine 2. She’s in my Garden 3. Eclipse 4. Flaw 1 (Fracture) 5. Leftside 6. The Magic of Changing Colours 7. 12 Syllables 8. Flaw 2 (Silica) 9. Incomplete 10. Frozen Water 11. Clear Conscious & Free 12. Flaw 3 (Fractal) Credits Grice - vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, keys, ebow, tzouras, treatments, tonalities, percussion Richard Barbieri - keyboards, synthesisers, tonalities Steve Jansen - additional drums, percussion, tonalities Hossam Ramzy - percussion, triangle, riq, duff, Egyptian tabla Luca Calabrese - freeform trumpet B J Cole - pedal steel guitar Al Swainger - bass, double bass, french horn, pedals 05 Ric - drums Suzanne Barbieri - vocals Matt Calder - hang drums Steve Bingham - viola, violin Maria K. Peters - spoken word Joe Breban - drums All tracks produced by GRICE Songs written & arranged by GRICE Music & Lyrics by GRICE Tracks (7, 10) Co-Produced by Richard Barbieri Additional Arrangements (1, 7, 9, 10) by Richard Barbieri Mixed by Steve Jansen Additional Treatments & Tonalities - Steve Jansen Engineered by Duncan Chave & GRICE Recorded at Sound Gallery Studios, UK. www.sound-gallery.net Mastered by Simon Heyworth & Andy Miles at Super Audio Mastering Original Cover Art from ‘Sprayed Sound’ courtesy of Elizabeth McAlpine Artistic Direction: GRICE Cover Design: Carl Glover Special thanks to: Richard Barbieri for his support, friendship & sonic wizardry Steve Jansen for his tonalities & attention to detail Duncan Chave for his technical support & endurance Maria K Peters for the company of Gods & the terrible sea Hossam Ramzy for his Alexandrian rhythms Luca Calabrese for his unique freeformity Suzanne Barbieri for her vocal radiance B J Cole for his pedalcraft The core band: Al Swainger - Duncan Chave - 05Ric for their sonic chivalry The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by GRICE under exclusive license to hungersleep productions LTD. All rights of the owner of the recorded work reserved. www.gricemusic.co.uk I www.hungersleeprecords.com © 2015 GRICE ℗ 2015 hungersleep records