‘One Thousand Birds’ is the 3rd album by art rock musician GRICE.
‘One thousand Birds’ is a sweet winters symphony for the unconsoled, an iridescent sonic display of feathered strength and vulnerability solidified into 13 songs that breathe introspection.
‘If this is the Winter, we become the Spring’.
First 50 copies are signed by GRICE.
released March 22, 2019
Music & Lyrics by GRICE
GRICE: vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, keyboards, string arrangements, Ebow, sound design, programming
Richard Barbieri: programming, synths on ‘One Thousand Birds’
Andrew Fred Ehresmann: piano, Hammond organ, keyboards
Al Swainger: bass, double bass, French horn
Marco Maggiore: drums
Luca Calabrese: trumpet
Duncan Chave: sampling and bird warping
Greek lyrics written & spoken by Maria Peters on ‘Hardest to Reach’
Eliza Carew: Cello
Steve Bingham: violin
Brenda Stewart: viola
Steve Jansen: percussion ‘La Foresta Assente’
05Ric: drums ‘La Foresta Assente’
J M Peters: synth ‘Hardest to Reach’ & flute ‘La Foresta Assente’
Dave Costello: original bass loop concept ‘Hardest to Reach’
Lee Fletcher: treatments ‘La Foresta Assente’
Jack Lawrence: autoharp ‘Letterbomb’
Birds & Storm 1 recorded at Swanston House (Chudleigh, UK) in 1998 by GRICE.
Storm 2 recorded during Rain Tree Crow sessions in Studio Miraval, (France) by Richard Barbieri.
Track 1 & 5: Sample from “O Nata Lux” by Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus. ℗ & © Occultation Recordings 2019 under exclusive licence from RAIJ
Produced and arranged by GRICE
Recorded by Duncan Chave & GRICE at Sound Gallery Studios (UK).
Additional recording by Stefano Quarta at Forward Studios (Rome)
Mixed by Stefano Quarta at Forward Studios (Rome)
Mastered by Carmine Simeone at Forward Studios (Rome)
Design: Carl Glover containing all song lyrics on 8 page booklet.
Cover Image: 1000 Birds ©Helen Morse Palmer 1999
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