|Much anticipated 2021 studio release, the follow up to 2019ís acclaimed Grand Tour album
Format: CD / Cat No: EERCD0028 / Released: 30/07/2021
Track Listing: 1. The Strangest Times / 2. All The Love We Can Give / 3. Black With Ink / 4. Dandelion Clock / 5. Headwaters / 6. Apollo / 7. Common Ground / 8. Atlantic Cable / 9. Endnotes
More information: Common Ground is the much anticipated 2021 studio release from Big Big Train, the follow up to 2019ís acclaimed Grand Tour album and 2020ís Empire live Blu-ray/2CD set.
The albumís nine pieces include the beautiful title track - and first single - Common Ground, the dazzling instrumental Apollo, the zeitgeist capturing The Strangest Times, and the stunning 15 minute epic Atlantic Cable.
In addition to Big Big Train songwriters and core members David Longdon (lead vocals), Gregory Spawton (bass), Rikard SjŲblom (guitars, keyboards, vocals) and Nick DíVirgilio (drums, vocals), the album also features Carly Bryant (keyboards, vocals) and Dave Foster (guitars) plus a guest appearance from violinist Aidan OíRourke of Scottish Folk pioneers Lau.
The album was recorded during 2020 at Peter Gabrielís Real World studios as well as in other studios in the UK, the USA and Sweden.