Release Date: W/C April 28th 2014
Pre-Order And Listen Here! :
Strictly Ltd Edition (500) Double Coloured Vinyl - Gatefold Sleeve - Colour Deluxe Package. All original artwork, inners and extensive liner-notes by Matt Sewell.
Available for pre-order now, The first 25 pre-orders from the CTR webstore come with a limited edition risograph print (4 colour,100 edition only, numbered, signed and dated 30×30cm approx)
Caroline True Records (CTR) has joined forces with celebrated and revered UK artist and illustrator Matt Sewell in creating a unique, eclectic new album release, Matt Sewell's A Crushing Glow.
A little known fact is that Matt is also a dedicated and knowledgeable music aficionado and music collector. A regular contributor to the Caught By The River website, a painter of walls around the world and the bird brain behind the bestselling books Our Garden Birds, Our Songbirds and Our Woodland Birds. ACG gives an intriguing insight into Matt's world and his art via his musical choices.
This diverse album, featuring many tracks never before released on vinyl or else long deleted, develops over 13 tracks through the pastoral Post-Punk of The Durutti Column, the bucolic pop of Parsley Sound to the panoramic Kosmique of Ashra. Reimagined edits from Lobt Noch Irrt, the Acid of Tin Man via the indo-prog of the Third Ear Band.
“I felt that Matt would choose some great tracks for the album – freedom to put together the compilation that he wanted without any genre limitations. A voyage of musical discovery. He has done exactly that. “
(John Kertland – CTR MD)
Featuring all-original artwork from Matt inside and out, the album is strictly limited to 500 copies. Artwork is contained within a deluxe full-colour gate-fold sleeve, with full colour inner-sleeves – on coloured double vinyl and detailed sleeve-notes carefully crafted by Matt.
Matt's admirers include Paul Smith, Edwyn Collins and Tim Burgess. He has appeared at Glastonbury and Festival No. 6. He has undertaken commissions for Barbour, Helly Hansen, The Guardian and the RSPB.
It may be said that Music seems to flutter into Matt’s life just as his beloved birds do and it is his pleasure to share this alchemical selection with you.