Tim Burgess - Ascent Of The Ascended
Limited EP including a couple of new tracks and four live bangers from Tim's Paste Magazine session.
+ 180g Neon Orange vinyl, 350gsm sleeve on uncoated / reverse board. Digital download included.
Of the lead track, ‘Yours. To Be’, Burgess says: “At the tail end of the glory of the night before - with all the hope and beauty that the following morning brings. Away from the glare of the party - like the calm after the storm has left town. It’s a feeling that’s so pure and uncluttered. It’s around a while, then real life starts to creep back in. It’s all about making the most of moments as they are happening .”
Burgess goes on to say: “There was an energy that came from recording the album with such a brilliant band - I didn’t want it to end, I wanted to record a bit of a magnum opus, which is where ‘Ascent Of The Ascended’ came in. I’d always wanted to work with Charles Hayward from This Heat, so we have him a ring and he said yeah. With ‘Yours. To Be’ being almost like an instant feeling you get in a moment, very rarely in your life - the two songs are so different but they somehow complement each other. So an EP was the perfect idea.
We had so many plans for playing live this year - from South by Southwest to Glastonbury, Sea Change and everything in between. But that wasn’t to be. We played four shows in New York before lockdown happened - so our session for Paste Magazine was such a rare event, we’ve included the songs to complete the EP.”
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