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Robin Guthrie & Mark GardenerUniversal Road is the new album by Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) and Mark Gardener (Ride). Their former bands work ought to give hints as to where a collaboration between the pair might lead, but this remarkable new album has it’s own chemistry and is an unexpected treasure from the two well established artists. The pairing of Guthrie and Gardener might, at first glance, be expected to deliver a very particular brand of guitar-driven euphoria, however, Universal Road, defies expectations across ten tracks whose diversity is one of the album’s great strengths. This is a most harmonious collaboration, at times affirming – ‘Yesterdays News’, exuberant – ‘Dice’, reflective – ‘Sometime’, striking – ‘Old Friend’ and quietly epic – ‘Blind’. Gardener’s vocals have rarely sounded better than they do on Universal Road, his layered harmonies are a particular highlight. Guthrie’s lush sound and alluring guitar arrangements and melodies are seamlessly interwoven throughout, deftly accentuating the emotional content of the songs.

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Tracklisting:

01. Universal Road
02. Dice
03. Amnesia
04. Old Friend
05. Yesterday’s News
06. Cry For Survival
07. Sometime
08. Triumphant
09. Reason
10. Blind

The album Robin Guthrie & Mark GardenerUniversal Road” (Soleil Apres Minuit) is going to be released April 17, 2015.

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