Willy Mason

Already Dead

£22.99
  • Willy Mason - Already Dead
6th August 2021 / LP or CD / Cooking Vinyl
     

Willy Mason

Already Dead

£22.99
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The first new LP in yonks from Willy Mason and he's in such good voice. Intimate, epic and sung from the heart.

Magic, miracles, ghosts, world leaders; these days it seems there is little left to believe in. Lies outweigh truth and even truth can be dangerous. Raising everyone’s spirits Already Dead – the fourth album and the first for nine years from Willy Mason - explores honesty and deception, anonymity in the digital age, good intentions with unexpected consequences, freedom, colonialism, love, god, and purpose because, its storyteller says, now is the time to restore some much-needed faith.
+ Dinked Edition 112
+ Limited to one per customer
+ 140g Transparent orange vinyl
+ Printed double-sided poster insert
+ Numbered edition
+ Limited pressing of 600
“Already Dead is a spiritual state to aspire to; it is freedom from the trappings and inhibitions of one’s ego, culture, and mythology. It is freedom and love and freedom to love in the face of death,” tells Willy of the philosophy behind the writing. “It’s about the necessary destruction of one’s mythology; mythology of species, sex, race, nation, self. It’s about the pain and tragedy that comes with such destruction, but also about the freedom, possibility and opportunity for reconciliation; reconciliation with the natural world and with each other.”

After seeing the world on countless tours and supporting independent music communities, Willy’s next move looks to be even greater. “Already Dead captures the feeling of these times and I’m trying to give people encouragement, whatever that may be or look like,” he says. Here lies unquestionable truth; life might be uncertain, but to be Already Dead is just the beginning.
Format /LP or CD
Released /6th August 2021
Catalogue / COOKLP789
Barcode / 711297528916
Artist / Willy Mason
Label /Cooking Vinyl
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