Release: 22 January 2016
THE NEW CD / LP / BLU-RAY RELEASE FROM THE MULTI AWARD WINNING ARTIST STEVEN WILSON
22nd January will see the release of a new Steven Wilson album 4 ½, so titled because it forms an interim release between Steven’s recently released fourth album Hand. Cannot. Erase. and the next studio album.
4 ½ comprises 6 tracks with a total running time of 37 minutes. 4 of the songs originated during the sessions for Hand. Cannot. Erase., and one from the recording sessions for the previous album The Raven that Refused to Sing. The final track is a version of Don’t Hate Me, a song originally recorded by Porcupine Tree in 1998, and is based on a live recording made on the recent tour of Europe with additional recording later done in the studio. The vocals on this new version are sung as a duet between Steven and Ninet Tayeb.
Also appearing on the album are members of Steven’s band over the last few years; Adam Holzman, Nick Beggs, Guthrie Govan, Dave Kilminster, Craig Blundell, Marco Minnemann, Chad Wackerman, and Theo Travis.
Steven Wilson – “4 ½”
- My Book of Regrets (9.23)
- Year of the Plague (4.15)
- Happiness 3 (4.31)
- Sunday Rain Sets In (3.50)
- Vermillioncore (5.09)
- Don’t Hate Me (9.34)
Hand. Cannot. Erase. has received universal praise from the media and fans alike rewarding Steven Wilson his highest chart positions worldwide including UK #13 ,Germany # 3, Netherlands #2, USA – #39 Billboard Top 200, Canada #24 & Finland #4 national album charts.
With sold out shows around the world including his 2 recent performances at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall, Steven Wilson will continue to tour throughout 2016:
25-Jan-16 Brighton Dome
26-Jan-16 Bristol Colston Hall
27-Jan-16 London Eventim Apollo
29-Jan-16 Manchester O2 Apollo
30-Jan-16 Newcastle City Hall
If you are interested in an interview with Steven please let me know and if you are keen to review the shows, again we can sort.