by Nick | Aug 28, 2018 | News
Just a little update on the recording of Planetary Overload-Loss Part1
We are hoping to announce a label deal in the coming weeks, the album itself has taken a little longer to make than we first thought, there are so many great people involved in a project like this and it takes time for them to deliver their special arrangements. Patience is rewarding
We hope that fans, friends and new listeners will embrace the sound and the strong messages we are presenting
Here is a little snapshot on how the album will present
Planetary Overload – Part 1: Loss
Phase 1 Dawning on Us
1. Loss (Anthem)
2. What Happens Now
3. What Are We Doing to Ourselves
4. Cruel Times
Phase 2 Destruction and Distraction
5. Stop Time
6. One More
8. What If
9. Forgive me my Son
Phase 3 Growing
10. Dying to be Reborn
11. Seeds for Life
12. Loss to Lost
The Surreal Moments
1. Seeds for Life (Fraternity Symphonic Orchestra) Alternative version
2. One More (Chris Lebled arrangement)
3. Seeds for Life (Chris Lebled arrangement)
4. Cruel Times (Chris Lebled arrangement)
5. This Time (Chris Lebled arrangement)
6. Loss to Lost (Chris Lebled arrangement)
There may be some minor changes, but the track listing is mainly complete.
Seeds for Life
We received an early demo of Seeds for Life with the Fraternity Symphony Orchestra arranged by Cornel Wilczek. The original arrangement was produced by the amazing Gordo Bennett The arrangements are wonderfully placed and fit perfectly with Steve Hackett’s Spanish guitar solo. The combination of Dan Mash (Bass), Nick Magnus (Piano, Keyboards) Steve Unruh (Violin, Flute) Jesús Gancedo García (Drums) Marek Arnold (Sax) Michel St-Pere: (Lead and Rhythm Guitars) is something quite special. The track will have a special narration by our own Matt Goodluck with an amazing soundscape by Mathew Atherto
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by Nick | Mar 27, 2018 | Uncategorized
• A CHARITY ALBUM FEATURING NEW TRACKS BY STEVE HACKETT, ANTHONY PHILLIPS, NAD SYLVAN, NICK MAGNUS ET AL
• TO RAISE FUNDS & AWARENESS FOR THE “ELEPHANTS FOR AFRICA” CHARITY
The music was written specifically to accompany a book written by Wildlife photographer and biologist Lesley Wood and founder of Elephants for Africa Dr. Kate Evans.
Featuring unique recordings by former Genesis members and celebrated solo artists STEVE HACKETT & ANTHONY PHILLIPS (both on a collaborative track with ROGER KING and several solo pieces), award-winning vocalist NAD SYLVAN and ADDITIONAL superb contributions by artists NICK MAGNUS, TONY PATTERSON, BRENDAN EYRE, ROB TOWNSEND, AMANDA LEHMANN, ANDY TILLISON DISKDRIVE, ANDY NEVE, DALE NEWMAN & ANNA MADSEN, “HARMONY FOR ELEPHANTS” is a fine collection of music created for a most worthy cause.
Release date 25th May.
by Nick | Oct 23, 2016 | News
just a little update on the Planetary Overload album.
We are taking our time with this one as we want to make sure that every song gets the attention and focus that this project needs.
Firstly the track “What happens Now” is with Guitar guru Matt Williams I am sure he will be laying down some very tasty bits.The track has drummer extraordinaire Jerry Marotta.
The Epic “Seeds for Life” arranged by Gordo Bennett is taking shape and I plan to lay my vocals down in the next 3 weeks.This track will feature some wonderful players including Dan Mash (bass), Marek Arnold (sax), Steve Unruh (flutes, violin production) Steve Hackett (guitars) Nick Magnus (keyboards)
This song is arranged by Jose Manuel Medina and written by Mark Truey Trueack its the next track in which I am working on now, the orchestration is wonderful and the sound is quite lush. Most of all the message comes through, I am yet to choose the musicians for this track.
I will be recording some of these tracks at Timms Tunes with some direction from Sean Timms along with some other secret stuff
More updates soon….
Mark Truey Trueack
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