Steven Wilson

The Future Bites

£22.99
  • Steven Wilson - The Future Bites
29th January 2021 / CD, LP & Blu-Ray / Caroline

Steven Wilson

The Future Bites

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Steven Wilson’s new album The Future Bites is an exploration of how the human brain has evolved in the Internet era. As well as being Wilson’s phenomenal sixth album, The Future Bites is also an online portal to a world of high concept design custom built for the ultra-modern consumer. 

Where 2017’s 'To The Bone' confronted the emerging global issues of post truth and fake news, The Future Bites places the listener in a world of 21st Century addictions. It’s a place where on going, very public experiments constantly take place into the effects of nascent technology on our lives. From out of control retail therapy, manipulative social media and the loss of individuality, The Future Bites is less a bleak vision of an approaching dystopia, more a curious reading of the here and now. 

Musically, The Future Bites gleams. Featuring gorgeous electronic sounds warped by human intervention (King Ghost), soaring acoustics that head straight upwards into the stratosphere (12 Things I Forgot), relentless bass-driven Motorik grooves (Follower) and swampish, murky funk (Eminent Sleaze), it is Steven’s most consistently brilliant work to date. The album was recorded in London and co-produced by David Kosten (Bat For Lashes, Everything Everything) and Steven Wilson.

Indies Only Edition on White Vinyl
Coloured vinyl edition on Red Vinyl


Side A
Unself
Self
King Ghost
12 Things I Forgot
Eminent Sleaze
Man Of The People

Side B
Personal Shopper
Follower
Count Of Unease

Format /CD, LP & Blu-Ray
Released /29th January 2021
Catalogue / CAROL021LPX
Barcode / 0602508804403
Artist / Steven Wilson
Label /Caroline
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