ARROWWOOD "Beautiful Grave" LP


Label: Merlins Nose Records
Cat No: MN 1006LP
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Sometimes music tells you more about its creator than he himself could ever do. Chelsea Robb, born in Albion, now residing in the mystical north west of the USA already fits well with the image of an incarnated elementary spirit from her whole appearance and has opened the gates to the magical kingdom in a musical way. Gentle, ethereal and sometimes even ghostly haunting sounds, created on all acoustic instruments such as flute, hurdy gurdy, reed organ and several stringed instruments apart from the classic acoustic guitar build the fruitful soil for a mystifying vocal performance by Ms. Robb who also perfectly performs in a duet with an even more powerful male voice courtesy of NOVEMTHREE mastermind Pythagumus Marshall. An enchanting swarm of different rattles, timbers, bells and rainmakers comes buzzing around the melody patterns, only scarcely driven by an occasional hypnotical beat of a hand drum. The surreal beauty of this second full length album by the project under conduction of Chelsea Robb knows to enchant the listener every second and to tickle his senses. This way even soft, calm and dreamy music can be utterly exciting. The spell of the magic kingdom works well into our dimension through the music of ARROWWOOD. -Label Description
DELUXE EDITION comes in heavy carton gatefold sleeve. Pressed on 180g virgin vinyl.Black Vinyl edition, limited to 400 copies.
NOTICE: CD version is also available!
[ t r a c k l i s t ]
A1. Under Root A Winding Stair
A2. Midnight Carnival
A3. Dreaming Knoll
A4. Goblin Market
A5. Northwood
A6. Ballad Of The Hanged Men
A7. Foxglove Meadow
B1. Greenwood Bird
B2. Sonnet 87
B3. Beautiful Grave
B4. We Are Dark Wells
B5. The Stag's Head
B6. Flowerleaf Coffin

[ n o t e s ]
Feat. Kim Larson (aka :Of The Wand & The Moon:) and Pythagumus Marshall (from Novemthree)
Mixed & Mastered by Eroc
Mystical nature-photos licensed from Florent & Maxime Courty
Artwork / Layout by Kiryk Drewinski.
Out of print at the source,
Last Copy!