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The Gift – Land of Shadows release date

Photo - Hannah Clarkson

Photo – Hannah Clarkson

Bad Elephant Music is proud to announce that Land of Shadows, the much-anticipated sophomore release from symphonic prog masters The Gift, will be released on 5th May 2014.

Mike Morton, principal songwriter and vocalist with The Gift, said…”We are genuinely thrilled about ‘Land Of Shadows’. The Gift don’t do things quickly, but even by our standards this one was a long time coming. Part of the reason was our determination not just to remake ‘Awake And Dreaming’, which we could so easily have done. The new album is still very much us. We’re still telling tall tales and mixing up vintage with modern sounds, but this time around things are more ‘imminent’; more ‘live’. We’ve stripped back the layers and focused more on the song...

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The Fierce & The Dead nominated for Limelight award


We’re delighted to report that The Fierce & The Dead have been nominated for the Limelight category for the 2013 Prog Magazine awards!

To quote the lads:

“We are very pleased to announce we have been nominated for an award in the Progressive Music Awards – thanks Classic Rock Presents Prog magazine and all those who have supported us. 

We’re in amongst some very humbling company on the list! Go and have a look over here, the voting is open now!”

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Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed is released!

Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed by Shineback is now available on CD and digitally.

Shineback is a new project from Tinyfish songwriter and frontman, Simon Godfrey, who joined forces with musicians from a mixture of genres and styles to create the truly unique and musically progressive album, Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed.

The album fuses elements of pop, rock, electronica, cinematic music, and dance into a story of abuse, betrayal and madness. The story centres on a girl called Dora who undertakes a journey into her own dream world where she encounters dark revelations about her past buried in memory...

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