|Rusian prog due with guests Gavin Harrison, Colin Edwin, Mariusz Duda
Format: CD / Cat No: KSCOPE648 / Released: 15/04/2016
Track Listing: 1. I Came Before the Water (pt. I) / 2. Too Many Years / 3. Clear Clearer / 4. Sleeping Pills / 5. Libretto Horror / 6. Lighthouse (featuring Mariusz Duda) / 7. Harmony / 8. Matches / 9. Belighted / 10. Chalk And Coal / 11. I Came Before the Water (pt. II) / 12. Post Scriptum
More information: Lighthouse is the follow up to the bandís 2014 album Belighted and features guests Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson), Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree) & Mariusz Duda (Riverside, Lunatic Soul), Mixed By Marcel Van Limbeek (Tori Amos).
Formed in 2010 in St Petersburg Russia, Iamthemorning features pianist Gleb Kolyadin and the charismatic vocals of Marjana Semkina. The band self released their debut album in 2012 before releasing Belighted in September 2014. In 2015 they toured Europe with labels mates, the art-progressive outfit Gazpacho.
Lighthouse is a rich and eclectic album, with echoes of classical music, the Canterbury scene, northern folk, jazz and electronic sounds. Featuring a story of the progression of mental illness, the album takes the listener through the stages with the storyís central character, her attempts to fight it, temporal remission leading to a final breakdown. Lyrically, the works and lives of Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath inspire the album.