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Afterglow (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)

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Afterglow (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)
Afterglow (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)


This deluxe version features a a Bonus disc of the entire Afterglow album, recorded live sat around a campfire in the woods outside of Sheffield.

Jon Boden, former frontman of progressive folk eleven-piece Bellowhead, has announced details of his new solo album Afterglow, set for release via Hudson Records on October 6, 2017. Afterglow is Boden's first studio release since calling an end to Bellowhead, a 12-year project that culminated in a quarter of a million album sales and worldwide sell-out shows including the Royal Albert Hall.

Afterglow follows on from Boden's 2009 solo concept-album Songs From The Floodplain which lead him to be named as Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Folk Awards. Whereas Floodplain largely dealt with the rural setting, Afterglow looks to juxtapose this and immerse the listener within a post-apocalyptic street carnival a location of decaying buildings, burning oil drums and homemade fireworks, in which Boden tells the story of two lovers trying to find one another.

Speaking about the album concept, Boden says: "Like my previous album Songs From The Floodplain, Afterglow imagines a near-future world where the luxuries and comfort of 21st century life have become scarce, and a harder, simpler existence now prevails. Afterglow is the story of a couple who are trying to find each other in the middle of a bonfire-night street carnival in a crumbling, derelict city. I had a wonderful time recording it in Sheffield with the help of my band the Remnant Kings and Andy Bell in the producer's chair."


  1. Name
  2. Moths In The Gas Light
  3. Afterglow
  4. Bee Sting
  5. Wrong Side Of Town
  6. Fires Of Midnight
  7. All The Stars Are Coming Out Tonight
  8. Dancing In The Ruin
  9. Burning Streets
  10. Yellow Lights
  11. Aubade
  12. Moths In The Gas Light - campfire session
  13. Afterglow - campfire session
  14. Bee Sting - campfire session
  15. Wrong Side of Town - campfire session
  16. Fires of Midnight - campfire session
  17. All The Stars Are Coming Out Tonight - campfire session
  18. Dancing In The Ruin - campfire session
  19. Burning Streets - campfire session
  20. Yellow Lights - campfire session
  21. Aubade - campfire session
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