Steven Legget - Bathhouse (Firecracker)

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Steven Legget - Bathhouse (Firecracker)
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Simply essential LP full of stunning and deeply emotive strings and electronics, all packaged in the standard sumptuous and elegant Firecracker manner.

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It’s safe to say that Steven Legget has been somewhat measured in his approach to releasing music. The Newcastle native was behind the Four Hands moniker, with releases alongside iconic industrial figures Zoviet France on Signals From The North and the classic ‘Hizou’ on Claremont 56 back at the turn of the decade.

Now, this Firecracker Recordings release highlights a fully realised body of work, only hinted at by the aforementioned projects. Starting life as a performance in Turkish Baths located in Newcastle upon Tyne’s City Pool, one of the last remaining civil saunas in the country, Legget has created a textured, melodic and immersive eulogy to the woozy, slow motion, drug free endorphin rush of the bath house. Pieces from this performance, alongside field recordings collected on the islands of Paxos and Loutro, South Crete are reimagined as a luscious ambient music. Accompanied by cello and electronics with real attention paid to musicality, vast and gaseous cinematic compositions are submerged beneath waves and drenched in steam and condensation.

All profits from the sales of this LP will be donated to the charity Waves for Water:
http://www.wavesforwater.org

Limited Edition Screen Printed Double Gatefold Vinyl
2 colour, screen printed, double gatefold vinyl housed in resealable polythene bag with additional insert.
Design and screen print by Al White (12th Isle).

Additional Information

Additional Information

Artist Steven Legget
Label Firecracker
Music Format General Vinyl
Music Format Specific 2x12"
Genre Ambient / New Age, Classical, Electronic
Release Date 11 Jun 2018
Track 1 Position A1
Track 1 Title Siga-Siga
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Track 2 Position A2
Track 2 Title Forte
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Track 3 Position A3
Track 3 Title Low
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Track 4 Position B1
Track 4 Title Still
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Track 5 Position B2
Track 5 Title Swivel
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Track 6 Position C1
Track 6 Title Bathouse
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Track 7 Position C2
Track 7 Title Golden
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Track 8 Position D1
Track 8 Title River
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Track 9 Position D2
Track 9 Title November
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Track 10 Position D3
Track 10 Title Lakka
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Track 11 Position No
Track 11 Title No
Track 11 Preview URL No
Track 12 Position No
Track12 Title No
Track 12 Preview URL No
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