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Lightbulb Sun

TypeStudio Full-length
Release date
GenresProgressive Metal, Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock
LabelsSnapper Records
Running time56:17
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Rating :  91.3 / 100
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Lightbulb Sun Information

Track listing (Songs)

1.Lightbulb Sun5:301001
2.How Is Your Life Today ?2:46901
3.Four Chords That Made A Million3:36951
5.Last Chance To Evacuate Planet Earth Before It Is Recycled4:48901
6.The Rest Will Flow3:151001
8.Where We Would Be4:12901
9.Russia On Ice13:041001
10.Feel So Low5:18901

Line-up (members)

  • Steven Wilson : Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Mellotron, Hammered Dulcimer, Samples, Banjo, Harp, Production
  • Richard Barbieri : Synthesizers, Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes, Clarinet, Mellotron
  • Colin Edwin : Bass, Drum Machine, Guimbri
  • Chris Maitland : Drums, Backing Vocals
  • Additional Musicians
  • Stuart Gordon : Violin, Viola
  • Nick Parry : Cello
  • Eli Hibit : Backup Rhythm Guitar
  • The Minerva String Quartet
  • Katy Latham : Violin
  • Lisa Betteridge : Violin
  • Sarah Heines : Viola
  • Emmeline Brewer : Cello
Special edition second disc:
1. Buying New Soul (edit) (6:07)
2. Pure Narcotic (5:14)
3. Tinto Brass (live) (6:43)
4. The Rest Will Flow Strings Track (2:05)
5. Piano Lessons (video)
Total time: 01:16:16

A reissue of Lightbulb Sun was released on 21 April 2008 through Kscope as 2 disc set; or a 3 disc set for the first 5,000 pre-ordered copies. Disc one is a CD containing a remastered version of the original album, while disc two is a DVD-A containing the album remixed into 5.1 surround sound. Disc 2 also contains three bonus tracks at the end: "Disappear", "Buying New Soul", and "Cure for Optimism", which were recorded during the same sessions.[1] A limited edition third disc contains two instrumental tracks: "Novak", the b-side to the original 7" "Shesmovedon" single; and "Buying New Soul (Instrumental Backing Track)", the original version of "Buying New Soul", with 4 minutes more music that were cut at the same time as the vocals were overdubbed.

A double vinyl edition of the remaster was released through Tonefloat on 8 July 2008, in memory of Michael Piper, a member of the Porcupine Tree crew, founder of the Gates Of Dawn record label, who died in April 2008. It was available in a limited run of 1,000 numbered copies on 180 grams coloured vinyl in gatefold picture sleeve and a regular edition on 180 grams black vinyl in gatefold picture sleeve.

Lightbulb Sun Comments

level   (80/100)
아름다운 PT 음악...
level   (90/100)
ďalšie podarené album striedajúce progressive rock s alternative/psychedelic rockom
level   (100/100)
아름다운 것엔 가시가 있는 법입니다. 이 나무도 그런 것 같네요
level   (95/100)
아무리 들어도 나에게 최고작은 이거다.

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