08 February 2017 Blackfield release lyric video for “From 44 To 48”
Ahead of the release of their new studio album V on February 10th through Kscope, Blackfield, a collaboration between Israeli songwriter and musician Aviv Geffen, and British musician and producer Steven Wilson, have released a new lyric video for the song “From 44 to 48”.
Steven Wilson comments on the song “Even though I don't really write songs with specific projects in mind, as soon as I wrote this one I knew it was for Blackfield.” He continues on the idea behind the track “From 44 to 48 is a song about growing older and letting go of dreams.”
Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/zXvX7JEe1fw
The new studio album Blackfield V, written and recorded over 18 months in both Israel and England, contains 13 linked songs that form a flowing 45 minute ocean themed song cycle. The duo expertly handle the vocals, guitars, and keyboards, with Tomer Z from the Blackfield band on drums, Eran Mitelman on keys, and string arrangements performed by the London Session Orchestra. Blackfield V is a powerful journey through catchy melodies, lush arrangements, and stunning production, with legendary producer / engineer Alan Parsons working on three of the album’s key tracks.
The pair make for a formidable musical force; Geffen has worked with legendary producers Tony Visconti and Trevor Horn, has played live with U2 and Placebo, and is currently a judge on the Israeli TV show The Voice. Wilson, after a long tenure as the leader of the hugely influential band Porcupine Tree, has since embarked on a highly successful solo career, achieving 3 UK top 40 albums (the most recent also making the top 3 in Germany, and The Netherlands), and 4 Grammy nominations.
Blackfield V will be released on the following formats all of which are available to pre-order now: http://found.ee/BLACKFIELD_V
- 2 disc - CD / Blu-Ray – presented in a deluxe media book with the Blu-Ray offering audiophiles a listening experience second to none, with the album in high resolution stereo and 5.1 surround sound. Includes a 36 page colour booklet
- Double 180g heavyweight LP - cut at 45 rpm and presented in gatefold packaging with a four page booklet and a free mp3 download.
- CD – digipack CD
- LP Picture Disc –a Limited Edition single disc 140g vinyl with MP3 download, highlighting the stunning Lasse Hoile artwork
(USA fans note: CD, CD/Blu Ray, LP & picture disc will be available on 17th March, digital format available 10th February)
Fans can also view a clip offers a taste of 3 tracks from the new album - “Family Man”, “Sorrys” and “How Was Your Ride”. Created by long time collaborator Lasse Hoile (www.lassehoile.com) the clip can be viewed here: http://found.ee/Blackfield-V-album-montage
Aviv Geffen has also confirmed that he will be opening for Scottish rock sensations Biffy Clyro on select European dates of their Ellipsis tour in February 2017 – 9th – Bochum, Germany; 10th - Brussels, Belgium; 11th – Hannover, Germany.