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SANGUINE HUM - Now We Have Light (2 CD)

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SANGUINE HUM - Now We Have Light (2 CD)Format: CD / Cat No: EANTCD21042 / Released: 23/02/2015

Track Listing: 1. Desolation Song / 2. Drastic Attic / 3. Getting Warmer / 4. Out Of Mind / 5. Theft / 6. Shit / 7. Chat Show / 8. Derision / 9. Just A Prelude / 10. Cat Factory / 11. On The Beach / 12. End Of The Line / 13. Spanning The Eternal Abyss / 14. Bubble Trouble / 15. Settle Down

More information: It is something that the band have been working on for over a decade, and its roots go right back to the days of Antique Seeking Nuns, which was the earliest project that guitarist Joff Winks and keyboard player Matt Baber collaborated on. During this time they hatched a truly bizarre conceptual story to hang even more music around - a work that perhaps was too ambitious for them at the time, and one which took the formation of Sanguine Hum to make it a feasible challenge to complete. Somewhat like a twisted mix of Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, Frank Zappa's Joe's Garage and the Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Now We Have Light is a future parable set in an entirely possible scenario, in which entirely impossible events start occurring.

Although a core group of songs were written for this album as far back as 2002, the band were inspired by the most recent Sanguine Hum material to revisit the old tunes and where needed develop and rewrite what already existed, whilst also creating a large amount of brand new music at the same time. Ultimately, it has come to represent a definitive cross section of all the work that they have made as Antique Seeking Nuns, Joff Winks Band, Nunbient and Sanguine Hum thus far.