set to release audio-visual CD/DVD package ‘Drive Home’ on 28th October, 2013
Live date at the Royal Albert Hall on 20th October
Music video ‘Drive Home’ now online
Steven Wilson is set to release a new audio-visual package including new videos and live footage, as well as previously unreleased tracks, through K-Scope Records on 28th October. This will follow a sure to be stunning live date at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 20th October.
In February 2013 Steven Wilson released The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories), his third solo album. The album was a huge critical and commercial success, earning numerous 5 star reviews and charting well across the world, debuting at #3 in the German national chart, #28 in the UK top 40, #57 in the US Billboard top 200, #16 in Holland and #17 in Finland.
Steven assembled a virtuoso band to record the album and subsequently embarked on a successful world tour. The band, currently made-up of Guthrie Govan (guitar), Adam Holzman (keyboards), Theo Travis (flute / sax), Nick Beggs (bass / stick), and Chad Wackerman (drums), will be back on tour throughout October and November playing three dates in Australia followed by an extensive run of European shows. Chad, who was Frank Zappa’s longest serving drummer, has replaced Marco Minnemann, who played on the album and on the previous tour.
Prior to these dates, Drive Home, a new audio-visual package will be released as a Blu-ray & CD set and as a CD & DVD set.
The Blu-ray and DVD feature the new video for lead track ‘Drive Home’ along with the video for ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing’, both directed by Jess Cope. They also include four tracks recorded live in Frankfurt during the recent tour.
In addition, the Blu-ray and DVD feature audio recordings of two previously unreleased tracks, ‘The Birthday Party’ and an orchestral version of ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing’. ‘The Birthday Party’ was recorded in LA at the same sessions as the tracks that made up the album while the version of ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing’ is a new mix that strips the track back to just the orchestra and vocals.
All the songs on the Blu-Ray and DVD are mixed in both stereo and 5.1 sound, including the two audio only titles. The audio on the Blu-Ray is full lossless 96/24 throughout. These tracks are also included on the CD, along with the audio from the live tracks and an edit of ‘Drive Home’.
Order your Blu-ray + CD copy of Drive Home here:http://bit.ly/15y0h18
Order your DVD + CD copy of Drive Home from the Kscope store:http://bit.ly/197j1mF
For more info on Steven Wilson’s albums on Kscope:http://bit.ly/XhHnHA
For Steven Wilson videos: http://bit.ly/1654n3g