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Sand for Crossover Prog

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Topic: Sand for Crossover Prog
Posted By: ole-the-first
Subject: Sand for Crossover Prog
Date Posted: January 20 2014 at 10:53
Sand is the solo project by North Atlantic Oscillation vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Sam Healy. Sand's first studio LP was released on Ksope in 2013 and it mainly shares the same musical path with North Atlantic Oscillation, creating very melodic and accessible yet unique and progressive sound, influenced by Talk Talk and Radiohead and incorporating elements from alternative rock, symphonic rock and electronic music.

Since North Atlantic Oscillation are on the archives, I can't find a legitimate reason to ignore Sand.

This night wounds time.

Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 20 2014 at 17:48
Originally posted by ole-the-first ole-the-first wrote:

Since North Atlantic Oscillation are on the archives, I can't find a legitimate reason to ignore Sand.
No, neither can I...Sounds like a decent candidate for Crossover indeed.  Thumbs Up" rel="nofollow -
1. Life Is Too Easy (5:47)
2. Clay (4:35)
3. Destroyer (6:55)
4. Meanwhile (4:20)
5. On A Spent Sea (3:03)
6. Astray (5:29)
7. Elegy For The Old Forty-Foot (1:34)
8. A Pill To Keep The Plane From Crashing (6:38)
9. Don't Nod 00:47
10. Red Queen Freezes (4:03)
In depth review here:" rel="nofollow -
Interview with Sam here:" rel="nofollow -
Podcast featuring Sam and the album (with tracks played):" rel="nofollow -

Posted By: Guldbamsen
Date Posted: January 28 2014 at 09:25
Wow I am really digging this stuff. Somewhere between Sigur Ros, Flamin Lips and dream pop. Definitely looking out for this act in the future, so thanks a bunch OleBeer
I don't hear any prog though, which isn't a bad sign at all imho.

“The Guide says there is an art to flying or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”

- Douglas Adams

Posted By: Andy Webb
Date Posted: January 28 2014 at 15:07
Yea, I've been listening to the album and I'm sad I agree. 

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