The Executioner's Lover

by The Blue Ship

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The Executioner's Lover

1) Half Life
2) Love Everlasting
3) The Breathing World
4) Out of the Stars and Into the Sand
5) The Parting of the Ways
6) The Horror
7) Something To Hide From Each Other
8) Blood and Guts
9) Aging Madonna
10) They Know Not What They Do
11) An Impossible Task
12) The Executioner's Lover
i) What Boiling Arms of Whales and Babes
ii) The Victim
iii) The Winds that Drug the Farm
iv) The Moon Stops Speaking

Recorded on 9th December 2012, 16th December 2012, and 4th Jan 2012 at Cava Studios, Glasgow.

Mixed and Mastered by Geoff Allan at Cava Studios.

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released June 5, 2013

All words and music by Paul Napier, except parts of Something to Hide From Each Other and An Impossible Task, words by James Joyce.

Paul Napier - Vocals/Guitar/Piano/Mellotron
Ross Feming - Accordion
Si Cottrell - Bass
Roy Shearer - Drums/Percussion/Glockenspiel
Aaron McGregor - Violin
Daniel Paterson - Violin
Emma Peebles - Viola (Tracks (1-11)
Robert Anderson - Cello (Tracks 1-11)
Charlotte Penketh - Viola (Tracks 12-15)
David Munn - Cello (Tracks 12-15)
Tim Quick - Trumpet
Martin Fell - Alto Sax
Scott Murphy - Tenor Sax
Geoff Allan - Pops/Saw

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The Blue Ship Glasgow, UK

The Blue Ship is a fluctuating and amorphous musical organism, born out of the blood and toil of wrecked dreams and the hope which some might call ‘unkillable’. Its members shift and change, recede and expand, like the shimmering palpitations of some impossible dream-animal. Like a worm, it will regenerate severed portions of its body. Unlike the hydra, it only ever replaces what is lost. ... more

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