the pineapple thief
8 Years Later (RSD18)
The Pineapple Thief’s rare bonus album on vinyl for the first time pressed on to 180g heavyweight white vinyl exclusive for record store day.
Following the worldwide acclaim generated by the 2014 anthemic rock release ‘Magnolia’, The Pineapple Thief are finding success with every move, including their most widely supported release; the 2016 summer hit ‘Your Wilderness’, which hit the charts at #7 (UK Indie). The band also headed on two subsequent European tours with King Crimson’s virtuoso drummer Gavin Harrison, and the live album ‘Where We Stood’ recorded at a sold-out Islington Assembly Hall in London for a truly awe-inspiring gig on 11th February 2017. Frontman and songwriter Bruce Soord’s 38-minute seamless composition, made from 7 flowing concept tracks, was released as the ‘8 Years Later’ bonus material exclusive to the box set editions of ‘Your Wilderness’ and ‘Where We Stood’ (both sold out), and the Blu-ray live album. With the quick sales of this special album, and it not being available digitally, it is a much sought-after piece of music that will now be available for the first time as a standalone release on 180g heavyweight white vinyl exclusive to Record Store Day 2018. ‘8 Years Later’ will be presented in an eye-catching cardboard single packaging. “Soord’s epic encompasses dream-state vocals over ruminative sighs of Fender Rhodes, slow-core guitar solos that unfurl like solar flares arcing into space, and pulse-quickening electronic music overlaid with the bustling sounds of a London Underground train” Prog Tracks: Strung Out/ Dawn Again / Ritual / The Toil / Hallucinations And Delusions / The Confined Escape / Our Shelter