Album news! More specifically – concept album news! And it’s from one of our favourite prog bands, Ebonivory from Ballarat. The Long Dream I is the first of a two-part concept album entirely self produced and mastered by Forrester Savell (Karnivool) and promises to deliver a vision that is pure and unrestrained by musical conformity.
Of the new album frontman Charlie Powlett says:
“We are absolutely beaming with excitement knowing that the first instalment of our upcoming 2-part album, ‘The Long Dream’ will finally see the light of day on the 5th of June. Entirely self-produced over the course of 4 years, ‘The Long Dream’ became infused with self-referential hardship and internal disaster that only further serves its story. Every song presents a completely unique reimagining of what progressive music is capable of, while maintaining cohesive melodic bonds like a sequence of dreams that makes perfect sense, but only until you commit it to words. It is a twisting journey that weaves through depression and elation; past, present, and future. This album is the cornerstone of Ebonivory. It encompasses everything we are passionate about as a band, and represents our leap of faith into the raging storm that is the modern music industry”
If you’ve been loving the singles they’ve been putting out over the last six months (how good was ‘Explosions After Dark‘!?), put this date in your diary. The Long Dream I is out on June 5 via Wild Thing Records!
Pre-order The Long Dream I here!
Ebonivory – The Long Dream I Tracklisting:
2. Hanmer Street
4. Patting the Black Dog
6. A Colour I’m Blind To
7. Sea Sons
8. In Reverie
9. Window Man
10. Explosions After Dark
11. Tales of Termina
12. The Bluegums