THE SKY ABOVE THE ROOF

by SOLUS3

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    Gatefold softpak. No booklet. Image displayed is 12" vinyl cover. This image is included in cd gatefold. There is a different Jan Dunning image from the same session on the cd cover. See Jan's other work at www.jandunning.com

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    Gorgeous 180gm audiophile limited edition version of the SOLUS3 debut album. Front cover includes peelable sticker which on removal leaves Jan Dunning's artwork unobscured by text. Perfect for Art Vinyl frame owners.

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about

SOLUS3 is a trio featuring harpist and percussionist Julia Thornton (Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry), drummer Hamilton Lee (Transglobal Underground, UNITE, Lunar Dunes) and bassist Ian Blackaby (Lunar Dunes). Their seven track debut album "The Sky Above The Roof" includes a setting of a Lorca poem, an arrangement of the eponymous Vaughan Williams song and five pieces based on group improvisations.

Since May 2001 the core trio ihas been augmented by vocalist Krupa (Transglobal Underground) and trumpeter Francesco Filizzola.

"Fans of Miles Davis and Vaughan Williams should pay attention" - Independent on Sunday

"Daring Improv experiment creates ethereal mood" - Uncut

"A dubby feel combined with the dynamics of classical chamber and loosely structured improvisation" - Songlines

"A delicate blend of Folk and Fusion, with a hint of Psych and even Avant Garde" - Prog Archives

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released October 15, 2010

SOLUS3 are Julia Thornton (harp), Ian Blackaby (bass), Hamilton Lee (drums, percussion, loops, programming), with Stacey Clark (vocals The Sky Above The Roof), Eli Geba (vocals B5 Bounce), Krupa (vocals Shapeshifter, Sprezzatura, B5 Bounce), Seb Hunter (prepared acoustic guitar Shapeshifter, Sprezzatura, Mobius Trip), Sheema Mukherjee (sitar The Sky Above The Roof), James Williams (vocal Romance de la Luna Luna Luna and trumpet on Romance de la Luna Luna Luna, The Sky Above The Roof & B5 Bounce).

Produced by SOLUS3 mixed by Mantu 2010

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SOLUS3 London, UK

SOLUS3 released their seven track debut album in 2010. Since May 2011 the collective's founding trio of bass, drums and harp has been augmented by a pool of musicians including vocalist Krupa, guitarist and vocalist Jemma Freeman, harpist Tori Handsley, trumpeter Francesco Filizzola, Larry Whelan on keys/sax, Saul Eisenberg on percussion and improv legend Damo Suzuki. ... more

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