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Artist: Paul Haig
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Paul Haig The Wood Josef K CD
The Wood is the 2018 studio album by Post-Punk legend Paul Haig (Josef K).
Paul’s fourth solo album for Les Disques du Crepuscule since 1983 was written and recorded over a three year period between 2015 and 2018, and explores glitchy, twisty sonic territories in the vein of Four Tet, Floating Points and Love Over Entropy.
‘We can think of the wood or forest as a metaphor for the mystery of the human psyche,’ says Paul. ‘Like the human soul, it can be a place of hidden meanings and unrevealed secrets. I wanted to try and evoke this through the music and worked hard on finding the right balance of electronic and organic sound samples across a broad range of musical genres.’
Cover art by Kendris MacLeod. Design by Emma Quinn Design.
1. Chasing the Tail
2. I Heard Music
3. Sun Flicker
4. Lights
5. Acoustic Mangles
6. The Walk
7. The Wood
8. Floaty Appy