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The Bitter Lay

by Arch Garrison

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Ed Linfoot
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Ed Linfoot Another record of tenderness and beauty!
I'm excited to get to know these songs better... Favorite track: Open My Eye.
Adam Pearson
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Adam Pearson All the extra psych elements on this album are very well appreciated. How can anyone deny this group now? Craig and James are one of the best teams one could assemble. Favorite track: Open My Eye.
lymer1966
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lymer1966 Beautifully crafted songs.
Canterbury
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Canterbury Simply brilliant. Do yourself a favor and listen to this gem. Favorite track: Open My Eye.
Louis Jagger
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Louis Jagger It's always just so wonderful. Personalised CD package an incredible touch as well - thank you! Favorite track: The Bell Underground.
Christian Globisch
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Christian Globisch After a few seconds I am in the right mood, brilliant ! Favorite track: The More I Know.
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Algae City 04:03
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about

This is the third Arch Garrison release following 'King Of The Down' (2010) and 'I Will Be A Pilgrim' (2014).
Upon release all CD and vinyl preorders will get a small but bespoke selection of 'goodies'

credits

released September 18, 2020

All titles written and produced by Craig Fortnam. Recorded between March and June 2020 at Dinoeye and Apollo 8, Wiltshire.
Mastered by James Larcombe @ Securisound

Arch Garrison are
Craig Fortnam: voice, guitars, piano, Philicorda organ, monosynth, percussion.
James Larcombe: melodeon, dulcitone, wind organ, Philicorda organ, monosynth, piano.

special guest:
Pete Aves: pedal steel guitar on 'Open My Eye'

Art/design: Michael Chapman

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Arch Garrison Salisbury, UK

North Sea Radio Orchestra's Craig Fortnam and James Larcombe play psychedelic acoustic music - songs (and instrumentals) about ghosts, green growing things, old roads, earthworks, barrows and mounds.

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