New Album from Steven Wilson

Posted Mar 05, 2013


Highly respected British artist Steven Wilson has revealed that his third solo album will be titled The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories). Set for release by Kscope on February 25, 2013, the much anticipated new album was written between January - July and recorded in Los Angeles in September. Steven's current band is a collection of stellar musicians: lead guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Nick Beggs, Marco Minnemann on the drums, Theo Travis playing saxophone/flute, and Adam Holzman on keyboards. The record has been engineered by legendary producer/engineer Alan Parsons and consists of 6 songs, 3 of which are 10 minute plus epics and are based on stories of the supernatural. Track listing for The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories): Track listing: 1. Luminol (12.10) * see video below 2. Drive Home (7.37) 3. The Holy Drinker (10.13) 4. The Pin Drop (5.03) 5. The Watchmaker (11.43) 6. The Raven that Refused to Sing (7.57) For a sneak preview, video clips of the band recording the expansive album can be found on SW's official YouTube channel at The limited deluxe 4-disc edition of the album comes in the form of a 128-page hardback book containing lyrics and ghost stories illustrated by Hajo Mueller. In addition to the deluxe edition, there will be regular CD, CD/DVDV media book, Blu-Ray, and 2LP vinyl editions, with the DVDV and Blu-ray editions featuring a 5.1 mix of the album and other bonus material. Pre-orders for the limited deluxe edition will start in early January. Steven and his band hit the road touring in support of the new record from March 1, kicking off in the UK and moving into Europe. The tour will continue throughout the rest of 2013, visiting many other countries for which the dates are yet to be revealed. Shows are currently announced in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, and the Netherlands. 01/03/13 – Manchester Academy 2 02/03/13 – Glasgow ABC 04/03/13 – London Royal Festival Hall 08/03/13 – Paris Le Trianon 10/03/13 – Cologne Live Music Hall 11/03/13 – Amsterdam Rabizaal 12/03/13 – Antwerp Arenbergshouwburg 14/03/13 – Hamburg CCH (Saal 2) 16/03/13 – Stockholm Filadelfiakyrkan 18/03/13 – Oslo Sentrum Scene 19/03/13 – Copenhagen VEGA (main hall) 21/03/13 – Berlin Huxley’s 22/03/13 – Essen Colosseum 23/03/13 – Frankfurt Hugenotthalle 25/03/13 – Stuttgart Theatrehaus 26/03/13 – Munich Alte Kongresshalle 27/03/13 – Zurich Volkhaus 28/03/13 – Milan Teatro Della Luna 16/04/13 Tampa, Florida - The State Theater 17/04/13 Atlanta, Georgia - The Variety Playhouse 19/04/13 Glenside, Philadelphia - Keswick Theatre 20/04/13 Washington, Washington D.C. - Howard Theatre 21/04/13 Buffalo, New York - Town Ballroom 23/04/13 Toronto, Ontario - Phoenix Concert Theatre 25/04/13 Montreal, Quebec - Club-Soda 26/04/13 New York City, New York - Best Buy Theater 27/04/13 Boston, Massachusetts - Berklee Performance Center 28/04/13 New York, Albany, Upstate Concert Hall *with OPETH and KATATONIA 30/04/13 Pittsburgh, Philadelphia - Mr Small’s 02/05/13 Cleveland, Ohio - House of Blues Cleveland 03/05/13 Chicago, Illinois - Park West 04/05/13 Minneapolis, Minnesota - The Fine Line 06/05/13 Boulder, Colorado - Boulder Theater 09/05/13 San Francisco, California - The Fillmore 10/05/13 Los Angeles, California - Club Nokia 14/05/13 Mexico City - Teatro Metropolitan