|The eagerly awaited seventh album by Steven Wilson - a genre-spanning collection of songs.
Format: CD / Cat No: SW7CD / Released: 02/10/2023
Track Listing: 1. Inclination / 2. What Life Brings / 3. Economies of Scale / 4. Impossible Tightrope / 5. Rock Bottom / 6. Beautiful Scarecrow / 7. The Harmony Codex / 8. Time Is Running Out / 9. Actual Brutal Facts / 10. Staircase
More information: THE HARMONY CODEX - the seventh album by Steven Wilson - takes you on a trip. A genre-spanning collection that opens up like a musical puzzle box, it presents a series of endlessly beautiful vistas that roll out and shift in front of you. Arguably the best album Wilson has made during a career thatís spanned more than three decades both as a band leader and as a solo artist, it represents the apotheosis of a life spent fully absorbed in music.
While The Harmony Codex nods to records from Steven Wilsonís recent past, at times echoing the paranoid rumble of 2008ís Insurgentes, the crystalline electronics of 2021ís The Future Bites and the expansive storytelling of 2013ís The Raven That Refused To Sing (and Other Stories), here he has managed to create something entirely unique, a record that exists outside of the notion of genre. And although The Harmony Codex is a record made with spatial audio in mind, itís not one that needs an elaborate sound system to lift you out of body - two speakers and an open mind will do just fine.
Steven Wilson is a singular talent, an artist/producer, his last album - 2021ís The Future Bites - charted at No 4 in the UK and was nominated for two Grammys. He is the founding member of Porcupine Tree, whose last album (2022ís Closure/Continuation) charted at No 2. Steven has also received multiple Grammy nominations for his spatial audio work, having recently remixed artists such as Chic, King Crimson, ABC, Roxy Music, Aha, Suede, Tears For Fears and Guns Ní Roses.
This is the CD edition in a jewel case with 12 page booklet.