• Looper

  • Du Blonde

  • On Dead Waves

  • Lost Under Heaven

  • Lift To Experience

  • A Certain Ratio

  • Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz

  • ADULT.

  • Lee Ranaldo

  • Goldfrapp

  • Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon

  • Plastikman

  • Zola Jesus

  • New Order

  • Arca

  • Liars

  • Swans

  • Ben Frost

  • Cold Specks

  • The Ministry Of Wolves

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    The Original Sound Of Sheffield '78 / '82 Best Of

  • Erasure —
    A Whole Lotta Love Run Riot

  • Liars —
    Brats

  • Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz —
    #7489 (collected works 1974 - 1989) & #9294 (collected works 1992 - 1994)

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Live At The YMCA 27.10.79.

  • Beth Jeans Houghton —
    Atlas

  • Arca —
    Mutant

  • Mick Harvey —
    Intoxicated Women

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Methodology '74-'78: Attic Tapes

  • Cold Specks —
    Blank Maps

  • New Order —
    Music Complete

  • Lift To Experience —
    The Texas - Jerusalem Crossroads

  • Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross —
    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Mix-Up

  • Cold Specks —
    Blank Maps/Winter Solstice

  • Du Blonde —
    Welcome Back To Milk

  • ADULT. —
    Detroit House Guests

  • Cold Specks —
    I Predict a Graceful Expulsion

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Listen Up With Cabaret Voltaire

  • Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    New Thing

  • Erasure —
    World Be Gone

  • Erasure —
    Love You To The Sky

  • Can —
    Dizzy Dizzy (The Singles Pt. 2)

  • Can —
    She Brings The Rain (The Singles Pt. 1)

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    Circular (Right As Rain)

  • ADULT. —
    We Are A Mirror (feat. Douglas J McCarthy)

  • Lift To Experience —
    Falling From Cloud 9

  • Goldfrapp —
    Systemagic

  • ADULT. —
    We Chase The Sound (feat. Shannon Funchess)

  • Looper —
    Farfisa Song

  • Goldfrapp —
    Anymore

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Vicissitude

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Turning The Mind & We Can Create

  • Maps —
    Vicissitude (Album Trailer)

  • Crime & The City Solution —
    American Twilight

  • Big Deal —
    In Your Car

  • Polly Scattergood —
    Wanderlust

  • Cold Specks —
    Hector (Hoxton Hall Session)

  • Can —
    The Lost Tapes (Desert)

Richard Hawley

Standing At The Sky’s Edge

 

 RICHARD HAWLEY

Standing At The Sky’s Edge

THE NEW ALBUM

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE JUNE 12th

CD & LP AVAILABLE AUGUST 28th

DOWNLOAD: “Leave Your Body Behind You”

WATCH “Leave Your Body Behind You” Live on Jools Holland

 

“A churning, glowering, tumultuous noise…

Hawley makes a masterpiece…5/5” – The Guardian

“…a beautiful storm of brimstone. 8/10” – NME

                      “Hawley’s most compelling work. 4/5” -The Fly

Following the success of his award-winning, critically acclaimed 2009 album Truelove’s Gutter, Richard Hawley will release his seventh studio album, Standing At The Sky’s Edge digitally in the US on June 12th, 2012 with physical release to follow on August 28th.

Recorded in his beloved Sheffield at Yellow Arch Studio in 2011, Standing At The Sky’s Edge marks a seismic shift in direction for Richard. Mirroring the blasted industrial sunsets of Sheffield, Hawley partners his distinctive fluid snarl with blazing electric guitar, spray-painting his audiences senses with a new sound, embracing the ever-changing landscape around him. The overall effect is hypnotic and psychedelic, casting a euphoric stage for Hawley to unleash some of his most tender moments to date.

Exploring lyrical themes of love, loss, redemption and darker areas of the human condition, it is an album of ominous storytelling and cosmic exploration.

Standing At The Sky’s Edge sets the stage to establish Hawley as one of the greatest contemporary guitarists to hail from the UK. Recently he appeared on Jools Holland performing a few tracks including Leave Your Body Behind You.” Mourning the passing of friends and contemplating his place in the universe, Hawley urges us to accept how tiny we are and embrace the time we are given. Hawley says of the song, “If we could just allow ourselves to be liberated by the fact that this is our only time here, we could just get on with what really matters.” Watch the performance here.

Soundcloud link to download “Leave Your Body Behind You”

Recorded in Sheffield, with inspired involvement from Alan Moulder, Standing At The Sky’s Edge is simultaneously an embrace and a release. Holding you closer than he ever has before, Hawley is bare and unburdened, sharing what is deepest in his heart while electrifying you with a record that conquers the cosmos and takes you on a lavish and exotic ride.

Hawley says of the album, I wanted to get away from the orchestration of my previous records and make a live album with two guitars, bass, drums and rocket noises!

Standing At The Sky’s Edge TRACKLISTING

She Brings The Sunlight

Standing At The Sky’s Edge

Time Will Bring You Winter

Down In The Woods

Seek It

Don’t Stare At The Sun

The Wood Collier’s Grave

Leave Your Body Behind You

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