The Pineapple Thief’s slow climb to acclaim was accelerated with 2010 album Someone Here is Missing – now they’re poised to take another step with All The Wars.
They’ve released an evocative ballad-style promo video for the title track, directed by Robert MacFarlane, below.
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Frontman Bruce Soord took the outfit to Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios for the recording sessions, making use of a 22-piece string section and a choir. Artwork came from award-winning photographer Mark Mawson.
The result is the impression of a musical force that knows where it’s going. Soord says: “No expense has been spared regarding the production of this record – but at its heart it’s still a rock record. It’s very heavy in parts, and very delicate and beautiful in others.”