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    Posted: September 13 2014 at 17:40
iamthemorning are releasing their second album shortly. I highly recommend picking up the CD. Digital downloads will also be made available on Bandcamp and iTunes Wink

The following information is taken from, and the album is purchasable at: http://www.burningshed.com/store/kscope/product/272/5879/remove/5879/




Formed in 2010 in St Petersburg, Russia, iamthemorning feature pianist Gleb Kolyadin and vocalist Marjana Semkina.

Recorded and mixed by Marcel van Limbeek (Tori Amos), the album also features Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) on drums.

Gleb Kolyadin, a Classically trained musician, took great care selecting the album's musicians to ensure a high standard of playing. Utilising guitar, bass, drums, string quartet, and a number of unconventional instruments including harp, as well as performing as an piano/voice acoustic duet.

Taking influences, both musically and lyrically, from the likes of Porcupine Tree, Philip Glass and Kate Bush, the duo's song writing is rich with metaphorical layers (referencing Shakespearean poetry, images of modern culture, visual aesthetics of Pre-Raphaelites etc).

Marjana Semkina explains, "There isn't just sadness, loneliness and pain in iamthemorning's lyrical field, there is beauty, happiness and hope as well."

"Iamthemorning are a special duo who emanate a certain magic. In Marjana they possess a beautiful, talented and charismatic vocalist and in Gleb they possess the single greatest pianist I've ever met in my life." - Daniel Cavanagh, Anathema

Track Listing

1. Intermission Ix
2. The Howler
3. To Human Misery
4. Intermission X
5. Romance
6. The Simple Story
7. Intermission Xi
8. 54
9. Crowded Corridors
10. Gerda
11. Os Lunatum
12. Intermission Xii
13. K. O. S.
14. Reprise Of Light No Light
15. Intermission Xiii

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LakeGlade12 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2014 at 07:52
Just got the link to the album (I was one of the kick-starter funders) :-) Looking forward to listening to this so much! I loved the debut ~ , I probably won't listen to the new one though till its my soon-approaching Birthday. I need something to really look forward to Wink
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I'll be buying
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote proggman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2014 at 21:02
I really like the album.
When he rides, my fears subside.
For darkness turns once more to light.
Through the skies, his white horse flies.
To find a land beyond the night.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ole-the-first Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 16 2014 at 00:00
Excellent album. The most pleasing thing about it is that it's a search for new musical territories and not a plain sequel to '~'.

Going to be my favourite album of the year, methinks. Followed by Anathema.
This night wounds time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 16 2014 at 01:37
Downloaded it the day before (oh, the benefits of being a backer ). Haven't heard it yet. I may listen to it on my trip to San Fran. This better top their previous efforts.

Edited by Dayvenkirq - September 16 2014 at 01:53
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CryoftheCarrots Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 17 2014 at 18:15
Received my copy in the post yesterday.
Lovely,lovely album.Beautiful melodies. Cant wait to get home from work and give it another spin.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kazza3 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 27 2014 at 22:58
Are they going to make this available to download on Bandcamp, or is it just downloads on Itunes or physical copies (which have sold out)?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 28 2014 at 09:21
Since they are on a label now they are probably limited to what they can do on bandcamp.
Anyway, it looks like only the signed CDs are sold out.  You should be able (I imagine) to purchase the CD wherever KScope CDs are sold.
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Hi all, just stopped by to say thank you for always keeping an eye on us here at ProgArchives. Your support is truly heartwarming and inspiring. It means a lot.
A couple of commets about what we can sell and what we can't. We can't sell digital copies of the album (unfortunately), but we do sell signed Kscope edition on Bandcamp now. It takes a lot of time for Russian post to deliver the orders, but we don't have an alternative + as we don't tour you can only get the signed ones from our BC. :) And, this really really helps us.

Marjana
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https://www.facebook.com/iamthemorningpage
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