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Blind On A Galloping Horse
  1. When People Are Occupied Resistance Is Justified
  2. It's Over, If We Run Out Of Love
  3. Emotionally Clear
  4. Hope Is The Last Thing To Die
  5. You Will Know Me By The Smell Of Onions
  6. Necessary Genius
  7. Yeah x 3
  8. I Laugh Myself To Sleep
  9. Too Muchroom
  10. Agitprop 13
  11. Stop Apologising
  12. Tyranny Of The Talentless
  13. Love In The Upside Down
  14. Blind On A Galloping Horse

David Holmes feat. Raven Violet

Blind On A Galloping Horse

heavenly recordings
  • limited black 2lp in gatefold sleeve

    Released: 10th Nov 2023

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    Released: 10th Nov 2023

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Amidst these alluring washes of soothing sounds, a renegade heart pumps, through which we find Holmes and Violet offering up their damning judgement of the past decade, bringing in a fiery sense of rebellion to their luscious and blistering dream pop.

'Blind On A Galloping Horse' serves as David Holmes’ first solo album since 2008’s 'The Holy Pictures'. A 14-track interrogation of the last decade, time spent watching a decaying, fraying Britain visibly buckling in real time while tending to his own battles with mental health. Holmes’ soundtrack to this inquiry is at times claustrophobic, often euphoric, driven by the rattle and snap of analogue drum machines, wild oscillations of droning analogue synths and the voice of Raven Violet which beguiles and commands in a way that could part oceans. On this record, there are songs of hope for an age of uncertainty; love songs to leap the barricades to and, on ‘Necessary Genius’, a comprehensive roll call of the great and good - those ‘dreamers, misfits, radicals, outcasts’ that we’ve lost and just a few who’ve managed to cling on in the churn of the 21st century. And there are elegiac electronics evocative of an endless Europe where pulsating, crackling rhythm tracks fuse with dreamlike textures and the underground pulse of psychedelic therapy to form something unique that feels nothing less than radical.