Release Date: 12 May 2017
Format: LP Vinyl
|Will Stratton Rosewood Almanac Limited Vinyl LP + Download
;;Bella Union release Will Stratton’s album ‘Rosewood Almanac’, the American’s debut for the label.
;;‘Rosewood Almanac’ is a work of fragile magic, a hypnotic combination of beautifully breathy voice and exquisite lyrical imagery, gorgeous melodies and similarly soft-spun instrumentation, centred on Will Stratton’s thrumming acoustic guitar and the verdant presence of velvet strings.
;;Born in California, mostly raised in New Jersey and currently an upstate New Yorker, this great-grandson of a travelling preacher started songwriting and recording while at high school, before going on to study philosophy and music composition. He has released work by himself and via a couple of tiny indies (one being Talitres in France) but extended medical treatment put everything on hold. After his successful recovery, Stratton decided to leave New York City for the Hudson Valley. Teaching (music, art, video) at a local boarding school while living on campus as a dorm ‘parent’ left little time for musical ambition, though he had never stopped making music. However, having left teaching, everything has come together for the finest record of his life. Bella Union’s timing was impeccable.
;;LP format includes digital download code.
;;“Enthralling pastoral fare that packs an emotional punch, each song feels timeless, as though you already knew it from the start.” - Clash
I See You
Skating On The Glass
This Is What We Do