The fifth album from Adrian Crowley, Season Of The Sparks comes to light just over a year after Long Distance Swimmer his Choice Music Prize- nominated breakthrough record.
Written almost in its entirety in Adrian’s attic the album was co -produced by Stephen Shannon and Crowley at Experimental Audio in Dublin. The recordings were made over fourteen separate days with many of the songs being captured in single live takes.
For this album Galway raised / Dublin based Crowley calls on celebrated baroque string player Marja Gaynor and long time touring partners Emma Smith & Vince Sipprell of the London avant garde string duo ‘Geese’ (who recently collaborated with Hot Chip and Robert Wyatt).
The album launch is being held in The Sugar Club on Wednesday April 22nd. Tickets €10 (inc. booking fee) available from Ticketmaster, City Discs, Sound Cellar and usual outlets.
If you wish to see him perform before then, Adrian will be playing in Whelan’s this Friday the 13th with Halfset, as well as doing “One For The Road” in Andrews Lane Theatre on Saturday 14th.
Here’s a a taster.