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Album release: Memory Flashes by Anison 30th April 2012
Recent Spectra Records signing Anison release their debut studio album Memory Flashes this April in UK and USA
Memory Flashes produced by Steve Lyon (Depeche Mode, The Cure and Paul McCartney) is a cascade of vocal, synth and guitar-heavy magic, on one hand dazzling with its depth and on the other instantly accessible in its simplicity.
From their love of music as teenagers including Radiohead and Blur, the band were compelled to make their own. This album is a long over due journey taking in new influences such as Bloc Party, Foals and Apartment which is clear in the contrasting lightness and heaviness throughout the ten track LP.
Completed in the autumn of 2011 Memory Flashes draws repeatedly on the theme of time for it’s lyrical content as particularly evident in The Colour Red and Fluidity. Reflective and considerate, Anison’s music is a rush of melancholy that engrosses through its many layers, ignited by the delicate intro that comes as a calm before the proverbial emotional and sonic storm.
Dan Frau: Vocals, Rocky Wadhawan: Bass, Rory Doherty: Guitar, Jerome Forman: Drums
‘Blending the best bits of Radiohead, Block Party and Muse… It's an oft-spoken cliché, but if there were any justice in the world, Anison would be far bigger than they are’ The FLY
‘With single after single gushing out, it's still loud, big and beautiful with a grunge undertone’ Artrocker
1) Repeat The Process 2) Sail Back To Sleep 3) Spatial Awareness 4) The Colour Red
5) The Mariachi 6) Pedestrian Thespian 7) Statuettes 8) Revert To Type 9) Fluidity
10) Imaginary Lists
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