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Beautiful Desolation Limited Vinyl LP


Label: Warners
Release Date: 20 March 2014
Format: LP Vinyl

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PAUL THOMAS SAUNDERS Beautiful Desolation Limited Vinyl LP

Following two self-released EPs, Hove-based musician Paul Thomas Saunders makes his major label debut. Written, recorded, and produced alongside bandmate Max Prior, Saundersí music is one of hazy atmospherics, and a mountainous, soaring vocal delivery. Recorded in the bandís then home, a hotel gatehouse on the outskirts of Leeds, ďBeautiful DesolationĒ is as far removed from Londonís music scene as he could keep it. His musicís glacial synth pulses sit awkwardly in shoehorning them into scenes and genre pockets, finding their influence primarily in the celestial electronic composer Vangelis. Saunders speaks of astral themes, and Ďscientists in the Atacama desertí in Chile listening to the music when mapping a vision of what the album should sound like. Itís a vision heís carefully sculpted and adhered to on the LP, a glacial, beguiling space-rock creation. Following a series of live shows alongside the likes of Frightened Rabbit, The Staves, Lanterns on the Lake and Bombay Bicycle Club, Paul Thomas Saunders will tour throughout the UK and Europe in 2014 with live dates to be announced imminently.

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