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ben watt

FEVER DREAM

Caroline



cd

Released: 8th Apr 2016

£7.99


lp + download

Released: 8th Apr 2016

£22.99


*** Ben Watt will be playing a special in-store show on thursday 21st april at 6:30pm - pre-order 'fever dream' and receive two free guest passes'

dealing with his middle age and built from musings on love and loves lost ‘fever dream’ is brutally honest, poetic & cautiously optimistic.

it’s far from a straightforward autobiographical work, however  - it’s a rewarding listen that benefits deeply from his elegant philosophies on loss, love and all in-between. Watt has surrounded himself with some top quality players: Bernard Butler’s guitar again provides the grit, Marissa Nadler & Hiss Golden Messenger's M.C. Taylor feature, Rex Horan (Laura Marling’s band) is on double bass & Martin Ditcham (Talk Talk) is the sticks man. this able band make light of a sound that's more complex than it might 1st appear. “age may wither us, watt seems to be testifying, but it needn’t provoke us to burn out or fade away” – 9/10 uncut.

FEVER DREAM

Tracklist

  1. Gradually
  2. Fever Dream
  3. Between Two Fires
  4. Winter’s Eve
  5. Women’s Company
  6. Faces of my Friends
  7. Running with the Front Runners
  8. Never Goes Away
  9. Bricks and Wood
  10. New Year of Grace