2012 - My Fathers' Paintings
A collection of 8 songs with vocals, bass, drums, keyboards and orchestral instruments. Songs of shipwrecks, the sea, and the images of "The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner".
Bands such as Supertramp, Procol Harum, Brian Eno and David Bowie were also strong influences for the songs.
The cover art is:
Title: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Gustave Doré (Pisan, engraver) Plate 32: The Pilot
Media: 100% cotton rag art paper
The colourization and artwork was done by Paul Reid.
Many songs have direct or underlying themes based around mariner lore and myths. "The rime of the ancient mariner", figures prominently into many of these songs lyrics, that lend themselves to the ethereal and mystical quality of the sea.