Michael-Alan Taylor – “Avalonia (The Sonnets of Guinevere)” Out Today!

Michael-Alan Taylor is releasing his debut solo album “Avalonia (The Sonnets of Guinevere)” today via Melodic Revolution Records

Michael is best known for his work as frontman for UK’s progressive heavy rockers Nth Ascension which has released three highly acclaimed albums to date, In Fine Initium (2016) Ascension Of Kings (2014) and Frequencies Of Day & Night (2011) Michael has also appeared on No More Time (2016) by Darrel Treece-Birch

Avalonia (The Sonnets of Guinevere) is a truly cinematic and sonic masterpiece and tells the story of the last days of the brave Knight Lancelot who recalls the battles for Camelot, his devotion to his King and his love of Lady Guinevere. Sweeping orchestral passages mix with resonant vocals that carry you directly to Camelot. The album is limited to only 200 copies worldwide, the LP on heavyweight Vinyl housed in a beautiful full-color gatefold sleeve plus a special storyline insert to spark the imagination; a  soundtrack for your mind. To complete this special package the album is delivered on an aquamarine clear vinyl, a visual representation of the lake where the beautiful Lady resides with Excalibur, kept safe until it is once again needed in this realm.

Release Details
All Music composed & Performed by Michael-Alan Taylor
Recorded at Talylormade Studios, Lytham, UK. The War Room Fleetwood UK
Production and Engineering by Darrel Treece-Birch, The War Room Fleetwood UK
Mixed and Mastered by Darrel Treece-Birch, The War Room Fleetwood UK

Album Art Design Darrel Treece-Birch
Photography by Adrian-Paul (the Viking) Ashworth on location at Dunnottar Castle Scotland, UK.

Release Date: June 29th, 2018
Catalog No. MRRLP-12-005
Label: Melodic Revolution Records
Format: LP & Hi-Resolution Digital

1. Guinevere
2. Final Battle
3. Death of Arthur (Song of Argante)
4. Lady of the Lake
5. Avalon
6. Land Without A King
7. Discovery
8. The Dance of Love
9. Epilogue

The Cast
Michael-Alan Taylor (lead vocals, guitars, keyboards)

The Supporting Cast
Darrel Treece-Birch (piano, additional keys, and guitar) Guinevere, Final Battle, Lady of the Lake, Land Without A King
Craig Martin Walker (low flute) Guinevere
David Austin Taylor (spoken word) Final Battle
Melissa Brown (spoken word) Lady of the Lake, Land Without A King

Powerful, cinematic prog filled with ambient landscapes set in the mists of time. Enjoy nine timeless tracks paying homage to the lost days of chivalry, honor, quests, and loss all in the name of love.


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