ABOUT 4 1/2
4½ is a mini-album by Steven Wilson, released on 22 January 2016. It collects songs that were written during the sessions for the previous two studio albums, Hand. Cannot. Erase. and The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories). The closing track is a new version of "Don't Hate Me", sung as a duet with Ninet Tayeb.
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Steven Wilson – lead vocals, guitars, autoharp, Mellotron, piano, percussion, virtual instruments Dave Kilminster – guitar (tracks 1 and 6) Guthrie Govan – guitar (track 3) Nick Beggs – bass, Chapman Stick, backing vocals Adam Holzman – Wurlitzer, Hammond organ, Minimoog, Rhodes, piano Craig Blundell – drums (tracks 1, 5, and 6) Marco Minnemann – drums (track 3) Chad Wackerman – drums (track 4) Theo Travis – reeds (tracks 4 and 6) Ninet Tayeb – co-lead vocals (track 6)