4 1/2 (LP)

Steven Wilson

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Rock, Progressive Rock
January 22, 2016

Format: Vinyl (LP)



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Four-time Grammy nominee, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Steven Wilson follows up on his acclaimed Hand. Cannot. Erase. with the new interim album 4 ½ on 22nd January 2016.

Produced and mixed by Steven Wilson, 4 ½ features a stellar group of musicians contributing to the LP including Adam Holzman (keyboards), Nick Beggs (bass), Guthrie Govan (guitar), Dave Kilminster (guitar), Marco Minnemann(drums), Chad Wackerman (drums), Craig Blundell (drums), and Theo Travis.

The LP edition is housed in a beautiful die-cut sleeve with photography by Lasse Hoile and design by Carl Glover and includes a download code for the album in a choice of FLAC or mp3.

4 ½ also includes a new interpretation, with Steven's current touring band, of the Porcupine Tree track 'Don't Hate Me'. The new version is a duet with Ninet Tayeb who also featured on the Hand. Cannot. Erase. album.

The award winning Hand. Cannot. Erase. has received universal praise from the media and fans alike resulting in Steven's highest chart positions worldwide including UK #13, Germany # 3, Netherlands #2, USA - #39 Billboard Top 200, Canada #24 & Finland #4 national album charts.

With sold out shows around the world including his 2 recent performances at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall, Steven Wilson will continue to tour throughout 2016. Starting in Germany on January 12th, the 2016 European tour takes Steven to Belgium, Holland, UK, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Hungary, Italy and Greece.

Praise for Hand. Cannot. Erase.

"Exquisite" **** Q Magazine (UK)

"a smart, soulful and immersive work of art" ***** The Guardian (UK)

"Spellbinding poignancy and aching beauty" ***** Record Collector (UK)

"an album with a sense of mission and missionary enthusiasm." Rolling Stone (DE)

"Sometimes atmospheric, dark, oppressive, then fleet-footed, euphoric, exalted...in times of raging attention deficit disorder, a brave, almost missionary undertaking." Musik Express (DE)

"And so he created a masterpiece, that can compete with the big Progressive-Rock albums from the 70ies." Classic Rock (DE)


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Key Value
Catalogue number KSCOPE917
Barcode 0802644891712
Number of items 1
Packaging type Slip Sleeve
Imported No
Weight 326g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 310mm x 4mm x 310mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1, Side 1

Song Title Time
1. My Book Of Regrets (09:23) -
2. Year Of The Plague (04:15) -
3. Happiness III (04:31) -

Track Listing — Disc 1, Side 2

Song Title Time
1. Sunday Rain Sets In (03:50) -
2. Vermillioncore (05:09) -
3. Don't Hate Me (09:34) -