Blue States - Restless Spheres LP

Blue States - Restless Spheres LP

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Blue States releases his long awaited fifth album 'Restless Spheres' on 16 September via Memphis Industries. It's been nine years since we last heard from Blue States, the moniker for the musical outlet of Andrew Dragazis. Recorded, produced and, for the most part, played by Dragazis at his Lightwell studios in Stoke Newington, London, Restless Spheres doffs its cap to the soundtracks of Budd and Morricone, to 60s Greek bands such as The Forminx, to German electronic pioneers Dieter Moebius and Michael Rother and to American minimalist composers Steve Reich and Phillip Glass. Restless Spheres' themes, for the most part, focus on the everyday, the finding of beauty in the mundane. Album opener Alright Here was written on a night bus ride through blinding city lights and features Eos on vocals and violin. Eos again contributes to D-Day, a song about the seemingly important days in our lives that are momentous to us and us alone. First single Statues introduces the beautifully crystalline vocals of Stockholm's Mayasa, a song about removing self-imposed barriers and