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Tim Burgess: I Love The New Sky: Limited Transparent Splatter Vinyl

I Love The New Sky: Limited Transparent Splatter Vinyl

Tim Burgess

  • US $25.99  

  • Release Date 22 May 2020
Product code
BELLA1006V
Format
Vinyl LP
Label
Bella Union
How inspiring it is to hear Tim Burgess conjuring up exciting and life-affirming sounds as he, almost inconceivably, enters his fifth decade on public duty. Frontman, singer, label boss, DJ and author, he’s been instrumental in so many great records over the years, always bringing enthusiasm, positivity and diversity of influence, which altogether light the way for those who hold him dear.

While in The Charlatans, Tim’s indefatigable energy has been a consistent fuel for the band across thirteen high-charting albums, his solo adventure has been no less extraordinary, scaling new heights in 2020 with his fifth solo release to date: ‘I Love The New Sky’. Released on Bella Union, it features wonderfully connective songs of everyday minutiae and universal experience, of love and anger, of loss and belonging, all united by elaborate yet natural arrangements and an effortless but deceptively expert way with melody.

‘I Love The New Sky’ differs from its predecessors in that all twelve tracks were self-penned. “In the past, I've written collaboratively,” says a characteristically, but rightfully excited Burgess. “(2012's) ‘Oh No I Love You’ was written with Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner in Nashville, and then ‘Same Language, Different Worlds’ was a collaboration with Peter Gordon who had worked extensively with Arthur Russell.”

Tracks
Tracklisting
1 Empathy For The Devil  
2 Sweetheart Mercury  
3 Comme D'Habitude  
4 Sweet Old Sorry Me  
5 The Warhol Me  
6 Lucky Creatures  
7 The Mall  
8 Timothy  
9 Only Took A Year  
10 I Got This  
11 Undertow  
12 Laurie