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Now We Have Light: 2CD/1DVD Edition

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Now We Have Light: 2CD/1DVD Edition

Now We Have Light: 2CD/1DVD Edition

Sanguine Hum

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Catalog ID: EANTCD31043.

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THE STUNNING NEW ALBUM FROM SANGUINE HUM
A DOUBLE ALBUM FROM THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED OXFORD BAND 

The Esoteric Antenna label is delighted to announce the release of the new album from SANGUINE HUM. 

Now We Have Light is the third Sanguine Hum album, following on from the acclaimed albums Diving Bell and the Weight of the World. Now We Have Light is a double CD concept album. Unusually with this record, it is also 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. Recorded once again in Oxford, at Evolution Studios, the double album features alongside Joff Winks and Matt Baber, original bassist Brad Waissman and, making his second studio appearance with the band, Henry Fool and No-Man drummer, Andrew Booker. Also, the band invited renowned UK jazz vibraphone player, Jim Hart, to perform on several tracks, which marks the first time that a guest musician has appeared on a Sanguine Hum album. 

This limited edition 3 disc digi-pack set features the double album of Now We Have Light, and a DVD which features a documentary on the making of the album, with an interview and out-takes. The set also package comes wrapped in a striking cover of illustrations from graphic artist Meriel Waissman.

Now We Have Light is arguably the finest album to date from Sanguine Hum, one of the most innovative bands in modern Progressive music.

NB: This title is released 23rd Feb 2015 and will not be dispatched until this date.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
1. DESOLATION SONG
2. DRASTIC ATTIC
3. GETTING WARMER
4. OUT OF MIND
5. THEFT
6. SHIT!
7. CHAT SHOW
8. DERISION

DISC TWO
1. JUST A PRELUDE
2. CAT FACTORY
3. ON THE BEACH
4. END OF THE LINE
5. SPANNING THE ETERNAL ABYSS
6. BUBBLE TROUBLE
7. SETTLE DOWN

DISC THREE: DVD
NTSC – REGION O

1. THE MAKING OF
“NOW WE HAVE LIGHT”
DOCUMENTARY

2. DOCUMENTARY OUT-TAKES

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Weight 200 kg

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