For King & Country

Formats:

  • CD (4 Panel Digipack + SD Download)
  • VINYL (12″, Heavyweight, Slipcase + SD Download)
  • COMBO (VINYL + CD + SD Download  + HD Download)
  • SD Download (16bit/44.1kHz .flac, .mp3)
  • HD Download (24bit/96kHz .flac)
Artist: Worldservice Project EAN 13 (CD): 5060197760892 Cat. No. (CD): RNR062 EAN 13 (VINYL): 5060197760908 Cat. No. (VINYL): RNR062LP

Description

Following in the tradition of such renegade composers as Frank Zappa, Charles Mingus, Igor Stravinsky and Harrison BertwhistleDave Morecroft seeks a spot in the musical firmament that is decidedly left of center. And as keyboardist and principal composer for the edgy London-based avant-funk-jazz quintet WorldService Project, he is striking a blow upside the head of musical complacency.

On ‘For King & Country’, the group’s RareNoise debut and third release overall (after ‘Relentless‘ in 2010 and ‘Fire In A Pet Shop‘ in 2013), the powerhouse aggregation cuts across stylistic boundaries with impunity and a decided ‘punk-jazz’ attitude.

Dave Morecroft : keyboards/vocals
Tim Ower : saxophone
Raphael Clarkson : trombone/vocals
Arthur O’Hara : bass
Harry Pope : drums

1.Flick the Beanstalk
2.Fuming Duck
3.Murano Faro
4.Son of Haugesund
5.Go Down Ho’Ses
6.Chamonix
7.Mr Giggles
8.Requiem for a Worm

All compositions by Daye Morecroft
Arranged by Chris Sharkey and Worldservice Project
Additional Materials / special mentions to Liam Waugh, Conor Chaplin, Jonny Sims
Published By RareNoisePublishing (PRS)

Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, September 2015, by Carlos Boix, Tim XX and Chris Sharkey

Mixed and produced by Chris Sharkey

Mastered by Mike Fossenkemper at Turtletone Studio NYC

Artwork and design by Thomas Jackson

Executive Producer for RareNoiseRecords : Giacomo Bruzzo

© + ℗ RareNoiseRecords 2016

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