Owls is the moniker chosen by british neofolk artist Tony Wakeford and italian Eraldo Bernocchi and Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari to vehiculate their musical creations in the realm of dark trip/hop, new wave and neofolk
Releases and Available Formats
Combo = Single/Double 180gms Vinyl + CD/Double CD + free .flac/.mp3 downloads
LP/Double LP = Single/Double 180gms Vinyl + free .mp3 download
CD/Double CD = Single/Double CD Digipack 4/6 Panel
Download - HD FLAC = HD Lossless Digital download (24bit/96Khz)
Download - FLAC = Lossless Digital Download (16bit/44.1Khz)
Download - MP3 = Compressed Digital Download (16bit/44.1Khz)
The Night Stays
The Night Stays is Owls' first recording on RareNoiseRecords. it is an album of dark trip-folk ballads featuring the eerie goth-esque vocals of english neofolk musicians Tony Wakeford (Sol Invictus), the subtle electronics and powerful guitars of Eraldo Bernocchi (of Obake, Winter Garden and other RareNoiseRecords releases) and further vocal manipulation and electronic textures by Italian singer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (of Obake).
The Night Stays combines elecrified folk melodic lines with dark trip-hop beats and dark ambient atmospherics all enveloped by Tony Wakeford dark and melanchonic singing.
"Imagine Sol Invictus crossed with "Fragile"-era Nine Inch Nails. I've been enjoying this immensely" Plaguehaus.com
"An impressive and very nice listening from these veteran musicians, definitely recommended for fans of the more recent output of the artists involved" Heather Harvest
"Un'ondata dark travolgente" Alias
"Dieci lente e vigorose ballate che non sarebbero dispiaciute a Johnny Cash" Rumore