Steven Wilson has announced an extensive tour in support of his forthcoming sixth album, The Future Bites (due January 29th 2021). The tour begins in the UK in September 2021 before crossing Europe. Tickets for UK shows go on sale at 10am on Friday 11th December and are available here (with a fan only pre-sale on Wednesday December 9th). The … Read More
The fifth in The Future Bites sessions series is my current single 12 THINGS I FORGOT. For this one I invited my buddy Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet and A Saucerful of Secrets over to do a fantastic and soulful job on the harmony vocals, thanks Gary! Look out for some more guests on future session tracks.
The one-of-one edition of Steven Wilson’s forthcoming sixth album THE FUTURE BITES went on sale this morning and sold immediately. The ULTRA DELUXE MUSIC PRODUCT ON OBSOLETE MEDIA edition retailed for £10,000. All proceeds will now go directly to the Music Venue Trust to directly help save grassroots gig venues in the UK. A video for THE FUTURE BITES track … Read More
“The song PERSONAL SHOPPER sits somewhere between being a love-letter to shopping (which I love to do!) and the uneasiness I feel about the more insidious side of modern consumerism. Lucretia’s blackly comic video captures that dilemma perfectly.” – Steven Wilson Pre-order the new album ‘THE FUTURE BITES’ – https://stevenwilson.lnk.to/TheFutureBites Stream/buy ‘PERSONAL SHOPPER’: https://stevenwilson.lnk.to/PersonalShopper “The track is a social criticism … Read More
THE FUTURE BITES. ULTRA DELUXE MUSIC PRODUCT ON OBSOLETE MEDIA. LIMITED EDITION OF ONE. £10,000. All proceeds to Music Venue Trust. In addition, new single 12 THINGS I FORGOT from THE FUTURE BITES is online everywhere now! Listen here: https://StevenWilson.lnk.to/12TIFSo The ULTRA DELUXE MUSIC PRODUCT ON OBSOLETE MEDIA bespoke box includes the already announced deluxe box set of the album, … Read More
The third song from The Future Bites sessions is Drown With Me, performed with a drum machine, piano, and 2 acoustic guitars (one Nashville strung). Written in 2001, a version of the song was recorded the following year by Porcupine Tree during the In Absentia sessions, but this session version is based on the original demo which has a different … Read More
The second in The Future Bites Sessions series is a version of Collapse The Light Into Earth. This song was originally released as the closing track on Porcupine Tree’s 2002 album In Absentia. That version was written and mostly recorded in my home studio in 2001 during the immediate aftermath of 9/11, with Richard Barbieri adding to it later during … Read More
Like most musicians I’m currently unable to tour or perform in front of a live audience, so instead I’m starting a live in the studio video series called THE FUTURE BITES SESSIONS, creating new stripped down versions of songs in my own studio. Appropriately for Halloween 🎃 the first one is a performance of new single KING GHOST.
Steven Wilson releases a new track today (October 29th). KING GHOST is taken from Steven’s sixth album THE FUTURE BITES, due out on January 29th 2021 via Caroline International. As you’d hope from a track of this title, KING GHOST is spectral and gloriously otherworldly, an almost impossibly beautiful piece that arrives on a low bass pulse and centres around … Read More